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Iran holds first major military exercise in Gulf as US concerns rise

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Iran holds first major military exercise in Gulf as US concerns rise

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard troops attack a naval vessel during a military drill in the Strait of Hormuz. Amid rising tension with the United States, Tehran has begun two-day military exercises in the strategic Strait of Hormuz, which has been the scene of confrontations between the rival countries Iran’s navy began an annual drill Sunday near […]

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Somali leader offers regional hope

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Somali leader offers regional hope

Somalia President Mohammed Abdullahi Farmajo gestures as he makes an address on February 8, 2017 in Mogadishu after he was elected president. The election marks the 10th anniversary of the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom). PHOTO | AFP  The election of President Mohammed Abdullahi Mohammed Farmajo offers Somalia’s international partners a new opportunity to […]

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Manchester Is a ‘City of Mosques,’ Says Russian TV

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Manchester Is a ‘City of Mosques,’ Says Russian TV

A misleading report serves as a cautionary tale against giving Muslims too much room to worship Been to Britain lately? If you managed to take in the city of Manchester, perhaps you were startled to find that the skyline is now “nothing but mosques.” That, at any rate, is how one of Russia’s flagship television news […]

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Islamic State blows up bridge in western Anbar

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Islamic State blows up bridge in western Anbar

Bridge in the western side of Anbar Province, a source told Alsumaria News on Monday. The source said, “The Islamic State group detonated Albu Hayat Bridge in al-Waleed vicinity in Rutba District, near al-Waleed port on the borders with Syria.” “The Islamic State blew up the bridge using high explosives, causing it to collapse,” the […]

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Senior Taliban leader killed in Afghanistan air raid

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Senior Taliban leader killed in Afghanistan air raid

Taliban confirm Mullah Abdul Salam Akhund’s death, saying he was killed by a US bombing raid in Kunduz. Mullah Abdul Salam Akhund previously been reported dead several times by Afghan officials [Twitter] A senior Taliban commander has been killed in an air raid in northern Afghanistan, the armed group said on Monday. Mullah Abdul Salam […]

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Somali gov’t and AMISOM to combat use of child soldiersf

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Somali gov’t and AMISOM to combat use of child soldiersf

Speaking at the training, the British Ambassador to Somalia David Concar, said there is need to combat the vice so as to stifle the disturbing practice in the country, of turning children into combatants. The Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) are strengthening their capacities to curb the recruitment […]

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Abu Sayyaf beheads German hostage

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Abu Sayyaf beheads German hostage

The Philippine authorities are verifying reports that a German man who survived 52 days of imprisonment in Somalia has been beheaded by a local Daesh-affiliated terror group called Abu Sayyaf. “Despite efforts exerted by groups and the security forces, I have received reports about the alleged beheading of a German kidnap victim in Sulu Sunday afternoon,” Dureza said in a […]

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Donald Trump humiliates US media yet again

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Donald Trump humiliates US media yet again

AP photo US President Donald Trump refused to attend the traditional annual dinner of the White House Correspondents Association. “I will not be attending the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner this year. Please wish everyone well and have a great evening!” Donald Trump tweeted. The tradition of holding an annual dinner with representatives of the […]

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Iraqi forces retake 2 major districts following Mosul airport victory

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Iraqi forces retake 2 major districts following Mosul airport victory

Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) Iraqi security forces recaptured on Sunday two major districts in western Mosul from Islamic State fighters, both near the city’s airport which the troops conquered a few days earlier. Sky News Arabia quoted Haider al-Maturi, an Iraqi army commandos chief, as saying that the forces invaded al-Tayaran. He said the forces detonated nine […]

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Titanic’ actor Bill Paxton dies at 61 after complications from surgery

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Titanic’ actor Bill Paxton dies at 61 after complications from surgery

Bill Paxton, a cast member in the HBO series “Big Love,” poses at the show’s third season premiere in Los Angeles. (AP Photo) American actor Bill Paxton, who rose to stardom with roles in Hollywood blockbusters such as “Aliens” and “Titanic,” has died at age 61 after complications from surgery, his family said in a […]

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