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International

US BLACKLISTS PROMINENT DAESH PREACHER, 2 OTHERS – UAE berets, Saudi air power on IS

BRUSSELS, Feb 12, (Agencies): US Defense Secretary Ash Carter says a key Arabian Gulf ally has agreed to send special forces soldiers to Syria to …

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Iraqi refugees leave Finland voluntarily – Returnees miss families, find Finnish life hard

HELSINKI, Feb 12, (RTRS): Thousands of Iraqi refugees who arrived in Finland last year have decided to cancel their asylum applications and to return home …

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Philippines, Muslim rebels ‘fortify’ truce

MANILA, Philippines, Feb 12, (AP): Philippine government and Muslim rebels have extended the stay of international cease-fire monitors at their first meeting since their peace …

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Pakistan arrests 97 militants – Jailbreak plan to free Pearl murderer foiled

ISLAMABAD, Feb 12, (RTRS): Pakistan has arrested 97 al-Qaeda and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi militants, including three commanders, in the southern city of Karachi and foiled a planned …

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NEW SAUDI-LED COALITION AGAINST TERRORISM TO MEET – US seeks to speed fight against IS

BRUSSELS, Feb 11, (Agencies): US Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Thursday he expects a gathering of more than two dozen countries contributing to the war …

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Al-Habtoor receives Lieutenant Governor of Kansas

Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group welcomed Jeffrey W. Colyer, M.D., M.Phil., the Lieutenant Governor of Kansas at his office on …

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Two female suicide bombers kill over 60 people in Nigeria – Attack bears the hallmarks of Boko Haram

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, Feb 11, (Agencies): Two female suicide bombers killed more than 60 people at a camp for people displaced by an insurgency of the …

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Pak army ‘confirms’ death for 12 militants

ISLAMABAD, Feb 11, (AP): Pakistan’s powerful army chief, Gen Raheel Sharif, on Thursday confirmed death sentences awarded by military courts to 12 “hardcore terrorists” over …

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Riyadh offers berets for Syria as US prods anti-IS coalition

RABAT, Feb 10, (Agencies): Saudi Arabia would be willing to commit special forces to Syria should the international coalition decide to deploy ground troops against …

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‘Ethnic’ Albanians face terror charges

SKOPJE, Feb 10, (AFP): Twentynine ethnic Albanians went on trial Tuesday in Macedonia on terrorism charges over clashes last May with security forces that left …

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