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Wednesday , October 20 2021

International

At least 36 killed in Nigeria attacks – Some 1,350 people killed since Buhari came to power

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, Oct 16, (Agencies): At least 36 people have been killed in multiple suicide attacks in northeastern Nigeria’s Borno state at a mosque and …

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UAE claims right to enrich uranium

WASHINGTON, Oct 16, (Agencies): Amid fears of an atomic arms race in the Middle East, a senior United Arab Emirates official has told a top …

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Syrian army, Russian jets target towns north of Homs

BEIRUT/AMMAN, Oct 15, (Agencies): Syrian troops and their allies, backed by Russian jets, attacked rebel-held towns north of the city of Homs on Thursday, targeting …

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Israelis ‘arm’ themselves after deadly knife attacks – Israel accuses Abbas of incitement

JERUSALEM, Oct 15, (Agencies): Israeli security forces deployed massively in Jerusalem Thursday as Jews armed themselves with everything from guns to broomsticks, rattled by a …

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Obama to keep military in Afghanistan beyond 2016 – Nigeria welcomes US troops for Cameroon over Boko Haram

WASHINGTON, Oct 15, (Agencies): President Barack Obama will keep 5,500 US troops in Afghanistan when he leaves office in 2017, according to senior administration officials, …

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Hajj toll 1,621

DUBAI, UAE, Oct 14, (AP): The toll in the deadliest tragedy to ever strike the annual Hajj pilgrimage rose Wednesday to at least 1,621 people …

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Iran deploys troops to Syria – Deployment under cover of Russian air campaign

BEIRUT, Oct 14, (Agencies): Iran has sent hundreds of troops into northern and central Syria in the first such open deployment in the country’s civil …

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IS urges jihad on Russia, US as Syrian strikes intensify

BEIRUT, Oct 14, (AFP): The Islamic State group called on Muslims Tuesday to wage jihad on Russia and the United States, as Moscow announced it …

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Religious freedom facing increased threats: report – IS, Boko Haram atrocities cited

WASHINGTON, Oct 14, (AP): The Islamic State led a campaign of attacks last year by militant extremist groups on religious freedom in large swaths of …

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Foreigners, Filipino kidnapped in Philippines – Muslim militants demand govt to stop attacks

MANILA, Oct 14, (AP): Suspected Muslim militants have posted a video purportedly showing for the first time two Canadians, a Norwegian and a Filipino who …

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