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Wednesday , January 29 2020

International

Moroccan king reaches out to African leaders

Moroccan King Mohammed VI offered a conditional olive branch to African leaders Sunday in a speech in Senegal declaring his country wanted to “take back …

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Saudi mother of six reinterprets Sharia

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Nov 7, (AP): When Souad al-Shammary posted a series of tweets about the thick beards worn by Saudi clerics, she never imagined …

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Potential of British-Indian relationship ‘limitless’ – UK eyes deeper India trade ties

NEW DELHI, Nov 7, (Agencies): Britain should not wait until it leaves the European Union to develop deeper trade ties with India, Prime Minister Theresa …

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Fresh clashes in Yemen kill 20, say military officials – American held in Yemen freed, evacuated to Oman

ADEN, Nov 6, (Agencies): Fresh clashes in two different parts of Yemen on Sunday killed 14 pro-Iran rebels and six fighters loyal to the internationally …

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Mosul advance slows

BAGHDAD/AIN ISSA, Syria, Nov 6, (RTRS): Islamic State fighters targeted Iraqi troops with car bombs and ambushes in Mosul, stalling an army advance in their …

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Bangladesh arrests ‘mentor’ of assassins – Dozens detained for attacks on Hindus

DHAKA, Nov 6, (Agencies): Bangladesh police said they arrested early Sunday a veteran Islamist extremist who had “mentored” the assassins of a Japanese farmer shot …

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Two children killed in bomb blast in southeastern Turkey – 9 newspaper staff arrested, more pro-Kurdish officials detained

ANKARA, Nov 5, (RTRS): Two children were killed when a bomb planted by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) exploded in the southeastern Turkish province …

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OIC condemns Houthis attack on sanctities in Saudi Arabia – Yemeni rebels show alleged Saudi captives on TV

JEDDAH, Nov 5, (Agencies): The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has condemned in the strongest terms militias of Yemen’s Houthis and former president Ali Abdullah …

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Iraqi troops battle IS for last town south of Mosul – Bombs hit convoy, kill 18

NEAR HAMMAM AL-ALIL, Iraq, Nov 5, (RTRS): Iraqi troops advancing towards Mosul battled on Saturday for the last town left between them and the Islamic …

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Iraqi forces push deeper into Mosul – Fighting fierce

MOSUL, Iraq, Nov 4, (RTRS): Iraqi special forces said they recaptured six districts of eastern Mosul on Friday, expanding the army’s foothold in the Islamic …

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