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Iraqi forces take over western Mosul’s 30 Tamuz district

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Iraqi forces take over western Mosul’s 30 Tamuz district

Mosul (IraqiNews.com) Iraqi government forces took over the western Mosul’s 30 Tamuz (July 30th), making another step forward on its new axis of operations against Islamic State militants. Nineveh Operaions commander, Lt. Gen Abdul-Amir Yarallah, said the forces recaptured the 30 Tamuz neighborhood and became on the outskirts of 10 Tamuz and al-Haramat al-Thaletha. Iraqi […]

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Illegal immigration across southwest border down 70 percent under Trump By Stephen Dinan and Andrea Noble

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Illegal immigration across southwest border down 70 percent under Trump By Stephen Dinan and Andrea Noble

– The Washington Times – Updated: 1:17 p.m. on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 Illegal immigration across the southwest border dropped yet again in April, with the number of illegal immigrant children fallen below 1,000 for the first time in recent records, Homeland Security announced Tuesday. mIn this Tuesday, May 2, 2017, photo, a Customs and […]

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Kidnapped Indian priest in Yemen pleads again for help

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Kidnapped Indian priest in Yemen pleads again for help

“They are treating me well to the extent they are able”  An Indian priest from Kerala, who was kidnapped by Daesh militants in Yemen last year, has again appealed for help in a new video. Father Tom Uzhunnalil, who hails from Kottayam, was abducted in March last year by Daesh terror group which attacked an […]

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Why Turkish diplomats are pressuring Canada’s Somali diaspora

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Why Turkish diplomats are pressuring Canada’s Somali diaspora

Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s regime is flexing its diplomatic muscles to hunt its opponents wherever they are in the world Adnan R. Early last August, a group of Somali community leaders was invited to the Turkish consulate in Toronto to meet with some Turkish parliamentarians. The meeting was one leg of a Canadian tour for the […]

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Oslo host to North Korea-USA ‘informal’ talks: reports

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Oslo host to North Korea-USA ‘informal’ talks: reports

North Korean and American representatives are holding informal discussions in Norway this week, according to reports by South Korean and Japanese media. China hopes that the talks will make a “positive contribution” to relations between the two countries, a spokesperson was reported as saying by Japanese news service TBS News. The spokesperson for Shi Xiang, […]

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Iran warns about Saudi prince’s ‘battle’ remark

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Iran warns about Saudi prince’s ‘battle’ remark

TEHRAN – In remarks aired late on Sunday the Iranian defense minister lashed back at belligerent remarks by the Saudi crown prince, saying Iran will raze up the Saudi kingdom if it does anything “ignorant”. “If the Saudis do anything ignorant, we will leave no area untouched except Mecca and Medina,” Hossein Dehqan said after […]

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Refugee Turned Fintech Chief Aims to Upend a $444 Billion Market by Edward Robinson

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Refugee Turned Fintech Chief Aims to Upend a $444 Billion Market by Edward Robinson

WorldRemit uses mobile money to make inroads in remittances Biggest challenge is keeping digital cash away from terrorists Refugee, economist, whistle-blower, entrepreneur — Ismail Ahmed has played many roles in his odyssey from war-torn Somalia to London’s fintech frontier. But one event stands out: In February 2010, he used a $200,000 settlement from the United Nations […]

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North Korean and US delegations meet in Norway amid rising tensions(By Ananya Roy May 9, 2017 05:45 BST

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North Korean and US delegations meet in Norway amid rising tensions(By Ananya Roy May 9, 2017 05:45 BST

The meeting came amid fresh warnings and accusations from Pyongyang against US President Donald Trump’s administration.A meeting between a North Korean government delegation and US political experts reportedly took place in Norway on Monday (8 May) with another round of talks scheduled for Tuesday. The meeting comes days after US President Donald Trump announced his […]

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Turkey plans to build security wall on border with Iran

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Turkey plans to build security wall on border with Iran

As part of its anti-terror measures, Turkey has decided to erect a wall along its border with Iran to, stop the cross-border mobility of PKK terrorists. Turkey has also built a 900-kilometer wall along its Syrian border which has been effective against Daesh and PKK terrorists crossing into Turkey Turkey is preparing to build a […]

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Putin visits his former KGB boss on his 90th birthday (VIDEO)

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Putin visits his former KGB boss on his 90th birthday (VIDEO)

Russian President Vladimir Putin visited former head of the KGB intelligence group in Dresden Lazar Matveev (L). © Aleksey Nikolskyi / Sputnik Russian President Vladimir Putin and his former KGB colleagues visited an ex-East Germany station chief to wish their former boss well on his 90th birthday.Putin was joined by Sergey Chemezov and Nikolay Tokarev, […]

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