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‘Turkey resolved historical conflict in its administrative system’

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‘Turkey resolved historical conflict in its administrative system’

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Sunday evening claimed victory in the constitutional referendum with a margin of 1.3 million votes, and said Turkey has resolved a 200-year-old conflict in its administration. “Today… Turkey has taken a historic decision,” Erdoğan told reporters at his official Istanbul residence, the Huber Palace. “That decision was no ordinary one. […]

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‘We have no choice’: Trump justifies US strikes, military buildup & posturing

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‘We have no choice’: Trump justifies US strikes, military buildup & posturing

The US has “no choice” but to continue boosting its military power, Donald Trump has said, after Washington’s war machine showcased its latest weapons over the past week and demonstrated its willingness to use them. TrendsSyria unrest, Trump’s Afghanistan mother bomb Trump authorized the unilateral cruise missile strikes on Syria and followed up by dropping […]

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Nearly dozen Saudi soldiers killed in Yemeni bomb attack

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Nearly dozen Saudi soldiers killed in Yemeni bomb attack

Nearly a dozen Saudi soldiers have been killed when Yemeni army soldiers and fighters from allied Popular Committees launched an attack against a military base in Saudi Arabia’s southwestern border region of Jizan as they continue their retaliatory raids against Riyadh regime’s aerial bombardment campaign. An unnamed military source said Yemeni forces and their allies […]

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Iraqi troops gain control on strategic regions in western Mosul

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Iraqi troops gain control on strategic regions in western Mosul

Mosul (IraqiNews.com) The Iraqi army’s elite Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) controlled on Sunday one of the biggest markets in Mosul, while Federal Police reached the boundaries of two districts in the western flank of the city, a security source has said. “CTS continued its advance in al-Tanak district, western Mosul and controlled al-Maash market, the biggest […]

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Somalia forces kill two militants firing mortars in Mogadishu(Reuters)

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Somalia forces kill two militants firing mortars in Mogadishu(Reuters)

MOGADISHU (Reuters) – Two men were killed in the Somali capital after they were spotted firing mortars that appeared to be aimed at the international airport on Sunday, police and officials said.  The heavily guarded, sprawling airport base is the site of many U.N. agencies, African Union peacekeepers and embassies.  “Two militants firing mortars were […]

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North Korea missile test fails after showcase parade

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North Korea missile test fails after showcase parade

The missile failure also came hours ahead of a visit by US Vice President Mike Pence to South Korea. A fresh North Korean missile test failed when it exploded after launch Sunday, the US military said, a day after Pyongyang defiantly showcased its ballistic arsenal at a giant military parade. The failure, which is likely […]

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Army: 2900 IS members killed in Mosul in 4 days

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Army: 2900 IS members killed in Mosul in 4 days

Mosul (IraqiNews.com) The Iraqi army said Sunday 2900 Islamic State members were killed over the past few days in western Mosul as U.S.-backed operations continue to clear the remaining districts of the region from militants. Sabah al-Noaman, spokesperson of the army’s elite Counter-Terrorism Service, said the announced “preliminary” toll was the result of fierce encounters […]

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How the RCMP lured Amanda Lindhout alleged kidnapper from Somalia to Canada: A timeline

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How the RCMP lured Amanda Lindhout alleged kidnapper from Somalia to Canada: A timeline

In June 2015, Somali national Ali Omar Ader was arrested in Ottawa at the end of a remarkable five-year undercover operation designed to lure him to Canada. He will stand trial in October for his alleged role in the kidnapping of Canadian Amanda Lindhout. Last week, for the first time, an Ottawa courtroom heard details […]

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At least 100 dead in blast targeting evacuation convoy stranded near Aleppo

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At least 100 dead in blast targeting evacuation convoy stranded near Aleppo

People that were evacuated from the two villages of Kefraya and al-Foua walk near buses, after a stall in an agreement between opposition and regime, at opposition-held al-Rashideen, Aleppo province, Syria, April 15, 2017. (Reuters Photo) At least 100 people were killed Saturday in a suicide car bomb attack on buses carrying Syrians evacuated from […]

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Chinese foreign minister: No winners if Korea war breaks out

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Chinese foreign minister: No winners if Korea war breaks out

 BEIJING — There can be no winners in a war between the U.S. and North Korea over Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons and missile programs, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said, while pledging support for dialogue between the sides. Wang’s comments Friday mark the latest attempt to cool tensions by North Korea’s most important ally and key […]

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