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Friday , February 21 2020

International

Three months needed to eliminate DAESH: Iraq PM

BAGHDAD, Dec 27, (Agencies): Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al- Abadi said on Tuesday it would take three months to eliminate Islamic State, as US-backed forces …

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Mass graves and booby traps as Russians, Syrians sweep Aleppo – Rebels accused of executing 21 civilians

BEIRUT, Dec 26, (Agencies): Russia’s Defense Ministry said on Monday that its troops had found mass graves in Syria’s Aleppo with bodies showing signs of …

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TRAGEDY DECIMATES FAMED RED ARMY CHOIR – Pilot error, technical failure most likely

MOSCOW, Dec 25, (Agencies): A Russian military plane heading to Syria crashed into the Black Sea on Sunday, with no sign of survivors among the …

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Bittersweet Christmas for Iraqi Christians near Mosul – Some damage could not be easily erased

QARAQOSH, Iraq, Dec 25, (AFP): Iraqi Christians celebrated a bittersweet Christmas in a town near Mosul from which they had fled over two years before, …

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Firefight kills Saudi soldier

RIYADH, Dec 25, (AFP): A Saudi soldier was killed in a cross-border firefight with Yemeni rebels, the interior ministry said Sunday. A border post was …

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Europe on Christmas high alert – FBI warns of possible IS-inspired attacks in US

ROME, Dec 24, (RTRS): Security was heightened for the Christmas weekend in Italy and at the Vatican on Saturday after Italian police killed the man …

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A girl is snatched away as payment for a family debt

MIRPUR KHAS, Pakistan, Dec 24, (AP): The mother rummages through a large metal trunk, searching for a picture of her young daughter taken away in …

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Turkey backed rebels kill 68 IS fighters near Syria’s Al-Bab

ANKARA, Dec 24, (Agencies): Syrian rebels backed by Turkish warplanes killed 68 Islamic State militants in northern Syria overnight, the Turkish military said on Saturday, …

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IS burns Turkish troops – Damascus claims Aleppo

ALEPPO, Syria, Dec 23, (Agencies): Syrian troops strengthened their hold over Aleppo on Friday after retaking full control of the city, as residents anxious to …

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Milan police kill Berlin ‘attacker’

MILAN, Dec 23, (Agencies): Italian police shot dead the man believed responsible for this week’s Berlin Christmas market truck attack, killing him after he pulled …

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