Tuesday , February 19 2019

International

French jets destroy Islamic State command centre in Iraq – official; ‘US leads 23 air strikes against DAESH’

WASHINGTON, Nov 25, (Agencies): French warplanes destroyed an Islamic State command centre at Tal Afar, some 45 kilometres west of Mosul in Iraq, a French …

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Putin rages as Turkey downs jet

ANKARA, Nov 24, (AFP): NATO member Turkey shot down a Russian war plane on the Syrian border on Tuesday, an act President Vladimir Putin denou-nced …

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Tunis bomb attack on presidential guard bus kills 14

TUNIS, Nov 24, (AFP): A bomb exploded on a bus transporting Tunisia’s presidential guard in central Tunis Tuesday killed at least 14 people and wounded …

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China casts doubts on Xinjiang loyalty

BEIJING, Nov 24, (RTRS): A senior official from China’s violence- torn Xinjiang region questioned on Tuesday the loyalty of some ruling Communist Party members there, …

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French police descend on Salafist preacher

TOULOUSE, France, Nov 24, (Agencies): French anti-terrorist police accompanied by helicopters descended on a small southwestern French village on Tuesday searching for a Salafist preacher …

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US trying to speed up efforts to defeat Islamic State: Kerry – France strikes IS in Iraq

ABU DHABI, UAE, Nov 23, (Agencies): The United States is seeking new military, counterterrorism and diplomatic ideas to destroy the Islamic State group faster, Secretary …

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At least 12 on Australian terror watchlist – Checks on Syrian refugees could take a year

SYDNEY, Nov 23, (Agencies): Australian officials said Monday they were aware of 12 men or boys in the community who they believe could commit an …

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France boosts IS fight; Brussels ‘locked down’

BRUSSELS, Nov 23, (Agencies): France launched military missions over Islamic State areas in Syria and Iraq Monday from a newly-deployed aircraft carrier as Brussels was …

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Tunisia group claims beheading of teen – Shepherd accused of informing army about IS movements

TUNIS, Nov 23, (AFP): A jihadist group claimed the beheading of a young Tunisian shepherd on behalf of Islamic State, accusing him of having informed …

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Belgium hunts several suspects – BRUSSELS IN LOCKDOWN ON MAXIMUM ALERT

BRUSSELS, Nov 22, (Agencies): Belgium will keep the highest threat level for Brussels on Monday, with the metro as well as schools remaining closed because …

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