Category: International News

Cairo Blast Targets Egyptian Security Forces, Killing Six.

Cairo Blast Targets Egyptian Security Forces, Killing Six.

CAIRO—A bombing in Cairo killed six members of the security forces and wounded three others on Friday, Egypt’s interior ministry said, in the deadliest attack on the country’s military in the capital since May. The bomb exploded between two police checkpoints on the main road leading to the pyramids at Giza, the ministry said, adding [&hellip

Bomb explosions kill at least 56 in northeast Nigeria.

Bomb explosions kill at least 56 in northeast Nigeria.

Over 50 people have been killed after two women blew themselves up in a bustling market in Nigeria’s northeastern town of Madagali, officials says. Yusuf Mohammed, chairman of the local district government, said the bombings left 56 people dead and wounded 57 others on Friday. Survivor Ahmadu Gulak said the blasts hit simultaneously at opposite [&hellip

Ghana Election Commission Website Hacked.

Ghana Election Commission Website Hacked.

Hackers have targeted the website of Ghana’s electoral commission as votes are counted after tightly contested elections. The commission says the website is up again, but it it is currently blank. The commission has tweeted, urging people to ignore “fake results” circulating on social media. President John Mahama is facing a strong challenge from main [&hellip

Syria must press on with Aleppo offensive

Syria must press on with Aleppo offensive

Syrian government forces have reportedly liberated Aleppo’s Old City as part of a large-scale military operation to flush foreign-backed Takfiri militants out of the strategic northwestern city. A former US Senate foreign policy analyst believes Syria should press on with its offensive and liberate the rest of eastern Aleppo, adding that it should not engage [&hellip

Bahrainis protest against May’s visit amid Al Khalifah crackdown

Bahrainis protest against May’s visit amid Al Khalifah crackdown

Bahrainis have rallied to voice their anger at a visit by British Prime Minister Theresa May to the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom which has been cracking down on pro-democracy protests for years. The demonstrators took to the streets in the island village of Sitra on Wednesday evening to condemn London’s support for the Manama regime, [&hellip

Over 1,700 Takfiri European terrorists back home

Over 1,700 Takfiri European terrorists back home

An EU report warns that a third of the estimated 5,000 European nationals who traveled to Iraq and Syria to join Takfiri terrorists have returned home, probably with a mission to launch attacks. The report, to be presented to EU interior ministers on Friday by the bloc’s counter-terrorism coordinator Gilles de Kerchove, said as many [&hellip

Aleppo win huge step toward ending Syria war: Assad.

Aleppo win huge step toward ending Syria war: Assad.

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says victory in the battle for the city of Aleppo will be “a huge step” in bringing the war in Syria to an end. Assad said the full liberation of Aleppo in northwestern Syria would deal a huge blow to the regional and international supporters of militant groups, al-Mayadeen television station [&hellip

Pakistan Passenger Plane Crashes With 48 On Board.

Pakistan Passenger Plane Crashes With 48 On Board.

Peshawar, Pakistan — A Pakistan International Airlines plane with 48 people on board, including a famous former pop singer, crashed near Abbottabad in northern Pakistan on Wednesday, government officials and the airline said. The flight, PK 661, was traveling to Islamabad, the capital, from Chitral, a northern tourist destination near the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, when it [&hellip

Ghanaians casting ballots in presidential, parliamentary elections.

Ghanaians casting ballots in presidential, parliamentary elections.

Voters in Ghana are casting their ballots in presidential and parliamentary elections amid an economic downturn in the West African country. Polling stations opened at 0700 GMT and will close at 1700 GMT, with some 15 million people eligible to vote for president and parliament members for the next four years. In the presidential election, [&hellip

Trump: Cancel Boeing’s contract for Air Force One.

Trump: Cancel Boeing’s contract for Air Force One.

President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday ripped Boeing for the cost of a new Air Force One plane, calling for the contract to be canceled. “Boeing is building a brand new 747 Air Force One for future presidents, but costs are out of control, more than $4 billion. Cancel order!” Trump tweeted. Speaking to reporters in [&hellip