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Sunday , October 17 2021

International

US-backed Syria fighters edge into IS hub – Kurds flee DAESH-held areas amid abductions

ALEPPO, Syria, June 25, (Agencies): US-backed fighters edged further into the Islamic State group stronghold of Manbij on Saturday, threatening a key stop on the …

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At least 14 dead in Somali hotel attack

MOGADISHU, Somalia, June 25, (AP): At least 14 people were killed when gunmen stormed a hotel in Somalia’s capital and took an unknown number of …

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Iran cracks down on ‘vulgar Western’ dog owners

TEHRAN, June 25, (AFP): Dog lovers in central Iran are in uproar after authorities began confiscating their pets in an apparent crackdown on the “vulgar …

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Money laundering body keeps Iran on blacklist of high risks – Group calls for one-year suspension of some restrictions

UNITED NATIONS, June 24, (RTRS): An international group that monitors money laundering worldwide decided on Friday to keep Iran on its blacklist of high-risk countries …

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OVER $2 TRILLION WIPED OFF WORLD STOCKS; POUND HIT – Britain votes to leave EU, PM quits

LONDON, June 24, (RTRS): Britain voted to leave the European Union, forcing the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron and dealing the biggest blow to …

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Bomb kills 3 in Pakistan

A bomb blast killed at least three people and wounded 32 others in Pakistan’s southwestern city of Quetta, on Friday, police said. The improvised explosive …

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IS unit being formed in southern Philippines – 1 of the most wanted to head faction

JAKARTA/MANILA, June 24, (RTRS): Southeast Asian militants who claim to be fighting for Islamic State in the Middle East have said they have chosen one …

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Cinema gunman killed in Germany

VIERNHEIM, Germany, June 23, (AFP): A masked and armed man barricaded himself in a German multiplex cinema with dozens of people inside Thursday before being …

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Iraq forces flushing IS out of last Falluja pocket

FALLUJA, Iraq, June 23, (Agencies): Iraqi forces closed in on the last neighbourhood of Falluja still held by the Islamic State group Thursday while aid …

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Israel eyes law to remove online content on terror

TEL AVIV, June 23, (Agencies): Israel’s Justice Ministry is drafting legislation that would enable it to order Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and other social media to …

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