Category: International News

4 Saudi soldiers killed by the Yemeni army in Asir.

4 Saudi soldiers killed by the Yemeni army in Asir.

According to a military source, Yemen army backed by Houthi forces carried out a successful attack in Asir province, killing four Saudi military forces. Yemen has frequently targeted Saudi sites in response to the Coalition’s merciless offensives since Saudi Arabia waged a military war against the impoverished country. The military attack has not only failed [&hellip

Saudi Arabia ‘arrests’ Makkah imam over talk on ‘evil-doers’.

Saudi Arabia ‘arrests’ Makkah imam over talk on ‘evil-doers’.

Sheikh Saleh Al-Talib, imam and preacher of the Grand Mosque in Makkah, was arrested yesterday according to the social media advocacy group Prisoners of Conscience. Activists said Al-Talib’s last lecture on “evil-doing” was the reason for his detention. The cleric’s last couple of tweets were on the topic of Hajj, with Al-Khaleej Online questioning whether [&hellip

Constitutional court ratifies President Keita’s election win.

Constitutional court ratifies President Keita’s election win.

Mali’s constitutional court has confirmed President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita’s win in this month’s runoff election, rejecting fraud accusations by the opposition candidate. Monday’s verdict by the country’s top court clears the way for Keita to begin his second five-year term on September 4 after he was declared the winner of Mali’s presidential election on August [&hellip

130 civilians killed in hostilities in Libya since 2018: UN.

130 civilians killed in hostilities in Libya since 2018: UN.

UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Libya Maria Ribiero said on Sunday that 130 civilians in Libya have been killed as a result of hostilities since the beginning of this year. “According to the UN, in 2018, hostilities in Libya have already resulted in at least 130 civilian deaths and many injuries, including children,” Ribiero said in [&hellip

Leader: US policy is to stoke wars among Muslims.

Leader: US policy is to stoke wars among Muslims.

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says US policy is to stoke wars among Muslims, urging unity in his message to Hajj pilgrims who began marking the climax of the annual event Monday. “Look at the behavior of the arrogant and criminal US today. Its main policy against Islam and Muslims is [&hellip

19 dead in Boko Haram raid on Nigerian village: Locals.

19 dead in Boko Haram raid on Nigerian village: Locals.

At least 19 people have been killed in a raid by Takfiri Boko Haram militants on a village in northwestern Nigeria, locals say. The militants stormed the village of Mailari in the Guzamala region of Borno State in trucks, firing guns and rocket-propelled grenades. Abatcha Umar, a local villager who survived the attack, said he [&hellip

FM Zarif: US addicted to sanctions, bullying Iran’s European partners.

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the United States is suffering from the disease of addiction to imposing sanctions on Iran. “I believe there is a disease in the United States and that is the addiction to sanctions,” Zarif said in an interview with CNN from Tehran on Sunday. “Even during the Obama administration [&hellip

Two children killed in Algeria grenade explosion.

Two children killed in Algeria grenade explosion.

Two children have been killed and four others wounded when a homemade grenade exploded in the Ahnif area east of the Algerian capital, the El Watan newspaper said Sunday. Armed groups had placed the improvised explosive there to delay the advance of security forces pursuing them in the mountainous region, according to local media. “A [&hellip

Former UN Boss Dies In Switzerland.

Former UN Boss Dies In Switzerland.

Fomer United Nation and the winner of Prize Nobel for Humantarian works Koffi Annan, 80, has passed away in Swirtzland. BBC writes that, the first black African to become UN secretary-general, “passed away peacefully on Saturday after a short illness”. Annan served two terms as UN chief from 1997 to 2006, and was awarded a [&hellip

Former India Pm Vajpayee Dies.

Former India Pm Vajpayee Dies.

Former Prime Minister of India, Atal Behari Vajpayee dies at 93. Vajpayee died while undergoing treatment of age-related illnesses at Delhi’s AIIMS hospital. The former leader served as prime minister in three government terms between 1996 and 2004. He once announced that India had conducted a series of underground nuclear tests, something that astounded the [&hellip