Monday , February 18 2019

International

GCC declares Hezbollah ‘terrorist’ – ‘RECRUITING YOUNG, SMUGGLING ARMS … INCITING SEDITION’

DUBAI, March 2, (Agencies): The six-member Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) named Hezbollah a terrorist organisation on Wednesday, opening up the possibility of further sanctions against …

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Seven killed in Jordan IS raid

IRBID, Jordan, March 2, (Agencies): Seven men killed in armed clashes with Jordanian special forces had ties to the Islamic State extremist group and had …

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Militants attack Indian consulate in Afghan city – Taleban claim US consulate blast in Pakistan

JALALABAD, Afghanistan, March 2, (Agencies): Gunfire and an explosion echoed Wednesday as militants attacked India’s consulate in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, killing three …

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43 Syrian Kurdish YPG fighters killed in battle with IS militants

BEIRUT, March 2, (Agencies): The Syrian Kurdish YPG militia said on Wednesday 43 of its fi ghters were killed when Islamic State militants attacked the …

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Young couple among 18 caned in Indonesia

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia, March 1, (AFP): Eighteen people were publicly caned Tuesday for breaking Islamic law in Indonesia’s Aceh province, including a young unmarried couple …

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HRW slams Afghan ‘virginity tests’ as sexual abuse – Policeman kills 4 colleagues, 11 missing

KABUL, March 1, (AFP): Human Rights Watch has slammed “virginity exams” conducted on Afghan women and girls accused of so-called moral crimes, saying the invasive …

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Filipino shoots Saudi scholar

ZAMBOANGA, Philippines, March 1, (AFP): An influential Saudi Arabian preacher was shot and wounded in a southern Philippine city on Tuesday, police said, adding security …

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Laden papers reveal suspicious Qaeda – Fortune for ‘jihad’

WASHINGTON, March 1, (Agencies): Al-Qaeda’s leaders were increasingly worried about spies in their midst, drones in the air and secret tracking devices reporting their movements …

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Suicide bombing at Iraqi funeral kills at least 27 – Warning on Mosul dam collapse

BAGHDAD, Feb 29, (Agencies): A suicide bomber blew himself up at a funeral for the relative of a Shi’ite Muslim militia commander in Iraq’s eastern …

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Refugees try to run border fence – Tear gas fired near Greece-Macedonia border

IDOMENI, Greece, Feb 29, (Agencies): Hundreds of refugees on Monday tried to break through a border fence into Macedonia from Greece, where more than 7,000 …

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