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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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22-year-old Somali refugee is reunited with her family following Trump’s travel ban

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22-year-old Somali refugee is reunited with her family following Trump’s travel ban

BATULO ABDALLA (YOUTUBE) It took Batulo 36 days to be reunited with her family following President Trump’s immigration ban — days characterized by fear and uncertainty as the 22-year-old questioned whether she would ever see them again. Batulo’s father, Abdalla, had been determined to seek safety for his family, which had been torn apart in […]

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Dr Subra: Jong-nam died within 20 minutes of being poisoned

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Dr Subra: Jong-nam died within 20 minutes of being poisoned

KUALA LUMPUR: Kim Jong-nam died within 20 minutes of being poisoned, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam. Dr Subramaniam added that the amount of VX given to Jong-nam would have been more than the lethal amount of 10 milligrams. “It only requires 10mg to be absorbed into the system to be lethal, so […]

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Mugabe told ZTV in his traditional birthday interview last week that Grace had become acceptable to the people

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Mugabe told ZTV in his traditional birthday interview last week that Grace had become acceptable to the people

  President Robert Mugabe, flanked by his wife Grace and Zanu PF youth secretary Kudzai Chipanga, eats his birthday cake in Matobo yesterday . Picture: Aaron Ufumeli Mugabe told ZTV in his traditional birthday interview last week that Grace had become acceptable to the people while dismissing senior Zanu PF leaders often linked to his […]

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