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Protesters clash with police at G7 summit in Italy (VIDEO)

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Protesters clash with police at G7 summit in Italy (VIDEO)

Clashes have broken out between police and protesters at the Group of Seven (G7) summit in Lucca, northern Italy, where top officials are meeting to discuss pressing international issues, including potential anti-Russian sanctions. Footage from the scene showed riot police armed with batons and riot shields squaring off against anti-capitalist protesters. Demonstrators threw firecrackers and […]

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Indian cargo ship rescued from Somali pirates, crew held captive

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Indian cargo ship rescued from Somali pirates, crew held captive

SEVERAL Indian crew members have been taken by Somali pirates after local security forces were only able to rescue their hijacked cargo dhow on Monday. Eleven crew members of the Al Kausar were taken hostage by the pirates, who said they would be kept as bargaining chips in a push to free some 117 pirates jailed […]

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‘Catastrophic consequences’: N. Korea vows to retaliate against deployment of US strike group

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‘Catastrophic consequences’: N. Korea vows to retaliate against deployment of US strike group

North Korea has denounced the deployment of the US naval strike group to the peninsula, warning that it is ready for war and Washington will be fully responsible for any potentially “catastrophic consequences” in the event of an invasion. In a show of force last week, Washington rerouted the Carl Vinson nuclear strike group into […]

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ISIS shells east of Mosul with chlorine gas, 10 casualties

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ISIS shells east of Mosul with chlorine gas, 10 casualties

Mosul (IraqiNews.com) A security source in Nineveh Province, on Monday, revealed that the Islamic State group launched an attack, using chlorine gas, on west of Mosul, killing four civilians and injuring six others. Lieutenant Colonel Ahmed Abdel Aziz al-Numani said that three rockets were launched, at afternoon today, on al-Hadba area, east of Mosul, killing […]

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Russia knew in advance of regime’s chemical weapons attack: senior US official

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Russia knew in advance of regime’s chemical weapons attack: senior US official

senior U.S. official said on Monday that U.S. has concluded that Russia knew in advance of regime’s chemical weapons attack last week. The official says a Russian-operated drone flew over a hospital in Syria as victims of the attack were rushing to get treatment. Hours after the drone left, a Russian-made fighter jet bombed the […]

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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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