Category: International News

Qatar’s Al Jazeera ‘under cyber-attack on all systems’

Qatar’s Al Jazeera ‘under cyber-attack on all systems’

Qatar’s pan-Arab broadcaster Al Jazeera says it has come under a large-scale cyber-attack which targeted “all systems” as tensions between Doha and Riyadh show no sign of easing. According to Press TV, it said on social networking website Twitter on Thursday “Al Jazeera Media Network under cyber-attack on all systems, websites & social media platforms.” [&hellip

​Cameroon Arrests About 30 Anti-Boko Haram Soldiers Over Bonus Protests.

​Cameroon Arrests About 30 Anti-Boko Haram Soldiers Over Bonus Protests.

About thirty Cameroonian soldiers engaged in the fight against insurgent group, Boko Haram, have been arrested and sent to the capital, Yaounde. The Ministry of Defence told AFP news agency that the soldiers will be put before a judicial enquiry for obstructing free flow of vehicles in the Far North region where they were stationed. [&hellip

Ayatollah Khamenei: Terror Attacks Will Fail To Undermine Iran’s Will.

Ayatollah Khamenei: Terror Attacks Will Fail To Undermine Iran’s Will.

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Wednesday’s terror attacks in Tehran will fail to undermine the Iranian nation’s resolve in the face of threats. “The Iranian nation is moving forward. These fireworks that happened today will have no impact on the people’s resolve. They are too weak to affect the will [&hellip

​HRW Slams ’50 Years Of Occupation Abuses’ By Israel.

​HRW Slams ’50 Years Of Occupation Abuses’ By Israel.

Human Rights Watch has denounced Israel’s systematic abuses, repression and institutionalized discrimination in the West Bank and Gaza Strip on the anniversary of the 1967 Six-Day War. The US-based group cited unlawful killings, forced displacement, abusive detention, unjustified restrictions on movement, and continued settlement expansion, along with accompanying discriminatory policies against Palestinians as among the [&hellip

Riyadh Court Gives Death Sentences To 14 Young Activists From Qatif.

Riyadh Court Gives Death Sentences To 14 Young Activists From Qatif.

A Saudi court has given death sentences to over a dozen young Shia activists from the restive Qatif region, which has been the scene of peaceful protest rallies against the ruling Al Saudi regime in recent years. Lebanon’s al-Manar television channel reported that 14 activists were sentenced to death on Thursday by the Supreme Court [&hellip

​Niger Opposition Leader Convicted Of Trying To Incite Coup.

​Niger Opposition Leader Convicted Of Trying To Incite Coup.

A court in Niger handed an opposition leader a three-month suspended sentence on Tuesday for agitating for the overthrow of government, a move his lawyer said was aimed at silencing its critics. El Hadj Amadou Djibo, the head of a coalition of opposition parties, was arrested last month after calling on his allies to remain [&hellip

​UN Commander In C. Africa Wants Congo Peacekeepers To Leave.

​UN Commander In C. Africa Wants Congo Peacekeepers To Leave.

The UN force commander in the Central African Republic is calling for hundreds of peacekeepers from Congo Republic to be sent home for sexual abuse, fuel trafficking and poor discipline, according to a confidential memo released Tuesday. Lieutenant-General Balla Keita said Congo should “commit itself to improving without delay the standard of its unit” or [&hellip

Buhari Will Return Soon – Aisha.

Buhari Will Return Soon – Aisha.

President Muhammadu Buhari would soon return to Nigeria, his wife Aisha said yesterday after her return from London, where the president is receiving medical attention in the last one month. The wife of the president, who left for London last Tuesday to visit her ailing husband, returned yesterday without him, assuring that “he is recuperating [&hellip

​Iran’s Parliament, Imam Khomeini’s Mausoleum Come Under Attack.

​Iran’s Parliament, Imam Khomeini’s Mausoleum Come Under Attack.

Iran’s Parliament (Majlis) and the Mausoleum of the late founder of the Islamic Republic Imam Khomeini in the capital Tehran have come under armed attack. At least four gunmen have reportedly intruded into the premises of the Majlis, opening fire on the security guards there. According to Tasnim news agency, at least eight people have [&hellip

​King Of Morocco Boycotts Summit Because Of Netanyahu.

​King Of Morocco Boycotts Summit Because Of Netanyahu.

Morocco’s king has cancelled plans to attend a West Africa summit this weekend in Liberia due to the presence of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, the foreign ministry said. The North African country is hoping to join the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) after the African Union readmitted Morocco after a 33-year absence in [&hellip