Category: International News

Blast near Egypt Foreign Ministry kills 2

Blast near Egypt Foreign Ministry kills 2

A roadside bomb explosion near the Foreign Ministry in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, has claimed the lives of at least two policemen. According to unnamed security officials, the explosion targeted a police checkpoint near the back entrance of the Nile-side ministry building, on Sunday. Several more people were injured in the attack. The attack comes [&hellip

German Muslim community slams ISIL

German Muslim community slams ISIL

Thousands of Muslims across Germany have taken part in a protest against atrocities carried out by the ISIL Takfiri terrorists. The Muslim community of Germany held a Friday Prayer ceremony in 2,000 mosques across the country in protest against the barbaric ideology of ISIL and its savage deeds. Organizers of the event, entitled the Day [&hellip

Russia says airstrikes on ISIL need UN consent

Russia says airstrikes on ISIL need UN consent

Russia says it would be “illegal” for the so-called international coalition against ISIL to carry out airstrikes against the terrorists without the consent of the UN. Russia’s Ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin told a Friday UN Security Council session on the situation concerning Iraq, “International counter-terrorism operation should be carried out either with the [&hellip

Grand Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi spotlights role of women in Islamic society

Grand Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi spotlights role of women in Islamic society

Ayatollah Makarem-Shirazi has met with group of women employees of the municipal government of Tehran, where he discussed cultural activities in the Iranian capital. Ayatollah Naser Makarem-Shirazi has met with group of women employees of the municipal government of Tehran, where he discussed cultural activities in the Iranian capital. Ayatollah Makarem-Shirazi praised the role of [&hellip

Ayatollah Sistani warns of Western interference

Ayatollah Sistani warns of Western interference

Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, the top Shi’ite cleric in Iraq, yesterday said he was open to the idea of a US-led military intervention against ISIS, but that any such operation required serious scrutiny from Iraqi officials. Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, the top Shi’ite cleric in Iraq, yesterday said he was open to the idea of [&hellip

Sarkozy plans political comeback in France

Sarkozy plans political comeback in France

​Former President Nicolas Sarkozy has announced his return to French politics. According to a Facebook post, the ex-head of state is setting his sights on UMP party leadership in time for the 2017 presidential election. Following months of speculation, Nicolas Sarkozy, who held office as president from 2007 to 2012, announced on Friday via Facebook, [&hellip

UK PM hails Scotland no vote

UK PM hails Scotland no vote

British Prime Minister David Cameron has declared a “clear result” in the Scottish independence referendum, hailing the vote result. “There can be no disputes, no reruns – we have heard the settled will of the Scottish people,” Cameron said in a statement outside No 10 Downing Street on Friday. Earlier, Scotland’s First Minister  Alex Salmond [&hellip

ISIL releases 49 Turkish hostages

ISIL releases 49 Turkish hostages

ISIL Takfiri terrorists have released dozens of Turkish nationals they had taken hostage in northern Iraq for more than three months. “We brought our citizens to our country this morning,” Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said in televised remarks Saturday. Davutoglu added that all the 49 Turks including diplomats, children and special forces are in [&hellip

ISIL ‘launches gas attacks’ in Iraq

ISIL ‘launches gas attacks’ in Iraq

Terrorists from the Takfiri ISIL group have reportedly launched gas attacks on Iraqi forces in Saladin Province. According to media reports, the attacks took place on Wednesday and Thursday in the town of Dhuluiya, leaving around a dozen people and army forces affected. The town has been under ISIL siege for more than two months. [&hellip

Nigeria police ‘routinely using torture’

Nigeria police ‘routinely using torture’

Amnesty International has accused Nigerian security forces of routinely torturing and abusing men, women, and children as young as 12 years of age. The human rights group said in a report on Thursday that security forces in the African country torture detainees in a violation of international law and Nigeria’s constitution. “A wide range of [&hellip