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Bild:A man holds on to his twin babies after their deaths.(AP)

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Bild:A man holds on to his twin babies after their deaths.(AP)

THIS IS THE MOST HEARTBREAKING PHOTO TO EMERGE FROM SYRIA’S CHEMICAL ATTACKS The father cradled his 9-month-old twins, Aya and Ahmed, each in an arm. He stroked their hair and choked back tears, mumbling, “Say goodbye, baby, say goodbye” to their lifeless bodies. Abdel Hameed Alyousef lost his two children, his wife and other relatives […]

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What Is the Syria Air Safety Agreement Russia Just Tore Up?

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What Is the Syria Air Safety Agreement Russia Just Tore Up?

Moscow has abandoned its safety cooperation with the U.S. air force. But little has changed in Syria, beyond Moscow’s expectations of Trump. In response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s strike on an airbase controlled by Syrian President Bashar Assad early Friday morning, the Russian Bullit Marquez / AP Foreign Ministry announced the suspension of an […]

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Putin calls US strikes against Syria ‘aggression against sovereign country’

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Putin calls US strikes against Syria ‘aggression against sovereign country’

President Putin considers the US strikes against Syria an act of aggression against a sovereign country violating the norms of international law, and under a trumped-up pretext at that,” Peskov stressed. He noted that the Syrian army has no stockpiles of chemical weapons. “The fact that all Syrian armed forces’ chemical weapons stockpiles were eliminated […]

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Video: Over 60 United States missiles strike Syria

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Video: Over 60 United States missiles strike Syria

The US has launched a military strike on a Syrian government target in retaliation for their chemical weapons attack on civilians earlier in the week, President Donald Trump told the media. Latest update says that over 60 US missiles hit Syrian targets. “Tonight (Thursday), I ordered a targeted military strike on the airfield in Syria […]

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Sisters Find Home In Utah After Somali Civil War Made Them Refugees

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Sisters Find Home In Utah After Somali Civil War Made Them Refugees

Annie Johnson and her daughters Fatuma Abdullahi, 14, and Maryan Osman 15. Fatuma and Maryan were refugees from Somalia’s civil war, but found a family and new life with Johnson, their dad Randall, and their little brother Roscoe. StoryCorps Fatuma Abdullahi and her sister Maryan Osman are originally from Somalia, but when they were little […]

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‘Turkey ready to support US military action in Syria if realized

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‘Turkey ready to support US military action in Syria if realized

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Thursday that he welcomed reports of U.S. President Donald Trump considering military action in Syria, adding that Trump should back up his plans with action. Speaking in a live broadcast on AA PhotoTurkey’s Kanal 7, Erdoğan said that Turkey is ready to do its part if such military action takes […]

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North Korea issues warning to ‘culprit’ United States

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North Korea issues warning to ‘culprit’ United States

April 6 (UPI) — North Korea is doubling down on its threats after test-launching a missile that ended in failure this week. Pyongyang’s foreign ministry said on Thursday the country would blame the United States, regardless of which side initiates an outbreak of hostilities. “If war erupts, no matter who caused the preemptive strike, the […]

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Swedish PM condemns gender segregated school bus

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Swedish PM condemns gender segregated school bus

A Muslim school in Sweden has defended itself after some of its pupils were separated by gender on a school bus, with the prime minister condemning the practice as ‘despicable’. As part of a documentary, Swedish broadcaster TV4 filmed secret footage of the privately-run Al-Azhar Primary School in a Stockholm suburb where boys are seen […]

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UPDATE: western Mosul’s Yarmouk district recaptured, 42 IS militants killed

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UPDATE: western Mosul’s Yarmouk district recaptured, 42 IS militants killed

Mosul (IraqiNews.com) Iraqi forces recaptured a new district in western Mosul from the Islamic State Thursday, while 42 militants died in airstrikes that targeted their locations. Lt. Gen. Abdul-Amir Yarallah, chief of the Joint Operations Command operations in Nineveh, said Iraqi Counter-Terrorism Forces took over Yarmouk al-Thania district and raised Iraqi flags above its buildings. […]

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P&O Ports wins $336m concession in Somalia

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P&O Ports wins $336m concession in Somalia

P&O Ports has been awarded a 30-year, $336 million concession for the management and development of a port project in Somalia, the company said in a statement on Thursday. The approximate investment for the modern multi-purpose facility at Bosasso in Puntland, Somalia, will be $336 million divided into two phases: $136 million for Phase 1 […]

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