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Israel conducts airstrikes on pro-Syrian government armed groups in Quneitra province

  • 24 April 2017 - 11:17
Israel conducts airstrikes on pro-Syrian government armed groups in Quneitra province

Israeli forces have attacked pro-Syrian government groups in the countryside of Quneitra, two days after carrying out similar strikes in the same region, AlJazeera said. An Al Jazeera correspondent said Sunday's attacks targeted fighters loyal to the Syrian government in the Naba al-Fawwar...

Over 100 persons killed in Taliban attack on Afghan soldiers location

  • 23 April 2017 - 12:54
Over 100 persons killed in Taliban attack on Afghan soldiers location

Over 100 casualties took place among Afghan soldiers in the Taliban’s attack on an army corps headquarters in northern Balkh province on Friday, according to the Ministry of Defense on Saturday, Anadolu Agency said. While the military did not give an exact figure of the dead and injured, the...

Tunisia remains reluctant to take women and children of IS militants back home

  • 22 April 2017 - 22:39
Tunisia remains reluctant to take women and children of IS militants back home

Almost the only home this toddler has known is a Libyan prison. He already marked one birthday there and in a few days will reach another, turning 3. He is an orphan of the caliphate: His parents, both Islamic State group members, were killed in an airstrike, the Associated Press...

UN confirms sarin gas was used in Syrian regime attack on Idlib

  • 22 April 2017 - 12:16
UN confirms sarin gas was used in Syrian regime attack on Idlib

Sarin gas was released during an attack in Syria earlier this month, the chief UN investigator has said, Euronews reported. But Paulo Sergio Pinheiro said most of the victims in the attack were killed with conventional and not chemical weapons during an airstrike on a hospital, according to...

Police officer killed in shooting by gunman in Paris

  • 20 April 2017 - 22:44
Police officer killed in shooting by gunman in Paris

The Champs Elysees avenue in Paris has been evacuated on Thursday evening after a police officer was reportedly killed in a shooting and another seriously injured just days before France's presidential election, The Local France reported. A gunmen opened fire on police officers on the famous...

Valenzuela protests call for President to step down, 8 killed so far

  • 20 April 2017 - 15:17
Valenzuela protests call for President to step down, 8 killed so far

The opponents of the Venezuelan government promised to go on fresh huge protests this Thursday, in a bid to oust President Nicolas Maduro after a day of deadly clashes in the oil-rich nation, Agence France-Presse reported. According to the AFP, a 17-year-old boy and a 23-year-old woman died...

Evacuation of civilians resume in Syria after tragic bombing

  • 19 April 2017 - 21:33
Evacuation of civilians resume in Syria after tragic bombing

Evacuations from four besieged areas of Syria resumed on Wednesday, Syrian state television, a Hezbollah media unit and a war monitor reported, days after a suicide bombing killed dozens in a convoy which was part of the same reciprocal agreement, CBC wrote. Some 45 buses carrying 3,000 people...

Turkey angry at EU call for investigation into referendum results

  • 18 April 2017 - 22:20
Turkey angry at EU call for investigation into referendum results

Turkey's government has hit back at the European Union after Brussels called for an investigation into alleged irregularities in the country's referendum, Sky News wrote on Tuesday. As many as 2.5 million votes could have been manipulated in Sunday's poll which saw a narrow "yes" vote to grant...

US Vice President visits Japan to strengthen its stance amid N.Korean missile tests

  • 18 April 2017 - 17:11
US Vice President visits Japan to strengthen its stance amid N.Korean missile tests

The US Vice President, Mike Pence, reiterated his country's commitment to the security of Japan on Tuesday, as North Korea intensified concerns over its weapons programme with a vow to launch missile tests "every week," Agence France-Presse. The North, which is intent on developing a...

Trump congratulates Erdogan on referendum victory

  • 18 April 2017 - 17:06
Trump congratulates Erdogan on referendum victory

The US President, Donald Trump, has called the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to congratulate him on winning a referendum granting him new powers, Agence France-Presse (AFP) reported. The White House said they also discussed a US missile strike in Syria and the fight against the Islamic...