Category: International News

Why peace eludes Syria and Yemen

Why peace eludes Syria and Yemen

The people of Syria and Yemen would want nothing better than peace but foreign powers are determined to continue the mayhem with tragic loss of life. Has some demonic death wish gripped the people of Syria and Yemen that they do not want peace? Those familiar with the reality in both countries—and many more countries [&hellip

Syria army fighting terrorists in Aleppo village

Syria army fighting terrorists in Aleppo village

Syrian government forces are fighting back a major offensive by al-Qaeda’s branch in Syria, al-Nusra Front, in southern Aleppo amid reports that scores of the militants have lost their lives in fierce clashes. The Syrian army troops delivered a major blow to al-Nusra Front terrorists after the latter launched an attack on the government forces [&hellip

Egypt’s Sisi calls on West to support Libya to avoid new Syria, Iraq

Egypt’s Sisi calls on West to support Libya to avoid new Syria, Iraq

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi urged the United States and Europe on Thursday to help the Libyan army in its fight against Islamist militants now to save the country from requiring intervention on the scale of Iraq and Syria. Sisi said there was a danger to the region from conflict in Libya where two governments [&hellip

In ousting Davutoglu, Erdogan wants to become Pasha!

In ousting Davutoglu, Erdogan wants to become Pasha!

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu’s announcement on May 5 that he would not seek a new term as prime minister and head of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has opened the way for President Recept Tayip Erdogan to crown himself Pasha (king) of Turkey. He already has a brand new palace at a [&hellip

More than 8 million in UK struggle to put food on table, survey says

More than 8 million in UK struggle to put food on table, survey says

More than 8 million people in Britain live in households that struggle to put enough food on the table, with over half regularly going a whole day without eating, according to estimates of hunger in the UK. One in 10 adults suffered moderate levels of food insecurity in 2014, placing the UK in the bottom [&hellip

Israel to build new illegal settlement in West Bank

Israel to build new illegal settlement in West Bank

he Israeli regime has announced plans to build a new illegal settlement in the occupied West Bank in defiance of international calls for halting the illegitimate practice. Israel’s Ministry of Military Affairs said on Saturday that the settler units will be built near the unlawful settlement of Silo in the northern West Bank, the Israeli [&hellip

Alabama judge Roy Moore suspended over anti-gay marriage stance

Alabama judge Roy Moore suspended over anti-gay marriage stance

Alabama politics are at a low point even by the state’s own high – or low – standards: three top elected officials are embroiled in scandal or facing removal from office while a former governor serves time in federal prison on a corruption conviction. US supreme court won’t stop Alabama’s first same-sex marriages On Friday, [&hellip

Congo opposition leader summoned by prosecutor on mercenary charges

Congo opposition leader summoned by prosecutor on mercenary charges

Democratic Republic of Congo opposition presidential candidate Moise Katumbi has been summoned to appear before a prosecutor on Monday to respond to accusations that he hired foreign mercenaries, his lawyer said on Saturday. Justice Minister Alexis Thambwe Mwamba ordered the national prosecutor general on Wednesday to investigate Katumbi’s alleged use of mercenaries, including several retired [&hellip

ISIS attack on Aleppo supply road repelled by Syrian Army

ISIS attack on Aleppo supply road repelled by Syrian Army

AhlulBayt News Agency – ISIS launched a surprise assault on the government-held village of Al-Hammam in eastern Aleppo; however, the insurgents have already been repelled by the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and are currently retreating eastwards. During the IS retreat, the Syrian Air Force and SAA artillery units targeted exposed ISIS fighters and killed an [&hellip

US deploys over 200 soldiers in S Yemen, stations assault ship

US deploys over 200 soldiers in S Yemen, stations assault ship

The United States military has deployed more than 200 US Marines in the port city of Mukalla in the central province of Hadramout, Yemeni media say. The forces were deployed in the important seaport and oil terminal on Saturday, Yemen’s Arabic-language al-Masirah news website reported. The amphibious assault ship USS Boxer with more than 1,200 [&hellip