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Iran warns against further U.S. strike on Syria

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Iran warns against further U.S. strike on Syria

TEHRAN, April 10 (Xinhua) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned against further U.S. strikes on Syria, Press TV reported on Monday. Any other strikes by the United States or other Western counties could push the region into a “very dangerous” situation, Rouhani told a news conference on Monday. He said that the U.S. missile strike […]

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Army destroys terrorists’ fortifications, kills scores of them in Daraa and Deir Ezzor

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Army destroys terrorists’ fortifications, kills scores of them in Daraa and Deir Ezzor

Daraa, SANA– Army units carried out bombardments against gatherings and fortifications of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organization and the groups affiliated to it in the neighborhoods of al-Manshiyeh and al-Karak, inflicting heavy losses upon them in the arms and personnel. A military source told SANA that an army unit clashed with a terrorist group which attacked, […]

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Norway raises threat level after bomb find, Russian arrested

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Norway raises threat level after bomb find, Russian arrested

Norway’s intelligence agency raised the national threat level on Sunday after a 17-year-old Russian was arrested on suspicion of placing a homemade bomb in central Oslo. The domestic intelligence agency PST said an attack was now “probable” rather than “possible”, because of the risk of a copycat attack after recent assaults in Stockholm, Saint Petersburg, […]

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Al-Hashd al-Shaabi detonates 10 IS vehicles carrying equipment in Tal Afar

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Al-Hashd al-Shaabi detonates 10 IS vehicles carrying equipment in Tal Afar

Mosul (IraqiNews.com) Al-Hashd al-Shaabi militia announced, on Monday, detonating ten vehicles carrying equipment, belonging to the Islamic State, in Tal Afar, west of Mosul. The media office of al-Hashd al-Shaabi said in a statement that force from al-Hashd al-Shaabi’s 4th brigade shelled, today, al-Hamra village in Tal Afar. The shelling resulted in the burning of […]

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Somali military academy attacked, 5 dead

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Somali military academy attacked, 5 dead

Militant group al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing at a Somali military academy that left at least five soldiers dead. A suicide bomber has blown himself up at a military academy west of Somalia’s capital, killing at least five soldiers, a military officer says. The bomber dressed in a military uniform walked into […]

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Security Council, UN Secretary-General and UN group condemn terror attacks in Egypt

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Security Council, UN Secretary-General and UN group condemn terror attacks in Egypt

9 April 2017 – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres and the Security Council today condemned the bombings of two Coptic churches in Tanta and Alexandria, Egypt, which killed at least 41 people and injured more than 100 others. Speaking through his spokesperson, the Secretary-General said that he hoped “the perpetrators of this horrific terrorist act […]

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Drug mule in RAK swallowed 115 pills, arrested

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Drug mule in RAK swallowed 115 pills, arrested

The Asian man showed symptoms of fatigue, sweating and confusion at Ras Al Khaimah Airport Dubai: An Asian man was arrested recently at Ras Al Khaimah International Airport for smuggling in 115 drug capsules concealed inside his stomach. Customs officials identified the suspect as M.G. Brigadier Dr Mohammad Al Mahrazi, Director General of the Ras […]

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Egypt: Parliamentarians draft burqa ban over alleged Jewish origins

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Egypt: Parliamentarians draft burqa ban over alleged Jewish origins

An Egyptian lawmaker has said members of parliament are drafting a law that would ban women from wearing the burqa in government institutions after alleging the Islamic full-face veil was a “Jewish tradition”. Amna Nosseir said on Sunday that the proposed ban would be in the best interest of Egyptian society and Egypt has started banning the […]

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Son and brother of Assad’s chemical chief granted UK citizenship

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Son and brother of Assad’s chemical chief granted UK citizenship

The relatives of Amr Armanazi, the head of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC), have been reportedly granted British citizenship despite Armanazi’s role in running the Assad regime’s chemical weapons program. The U.S. government accused Armanazi of being involved in the regime’s production of sarin gas which was used in last week’s chemical […]

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Security forces storm building, kill over 30 IS members in western Mosul

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Security forces storm building, kill over 30 IS members in western Mosul

Mosul (IraqiNews.com) A Counter-Terrorism officer revealed, on Sunday, that security forces stormed a building that was used by suicide bombers belonging to the Islamic State as a stronghold, west of Mosul. Colonel Hashim Fadel said in a press statement that forces from the elite Counter-Terrorism Service stormed a building that was used by dozens of […]

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