Category: International News

’19 killed in Boko Haram attack’

’19 killed in Boko Haram attack’

At least 19 people have been killed in an attack by members of the militant group Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria, according to local residents and survivors of the attack. “We have recovered 19 dead bodies from the scene of the attack by Boko Haram gunmen,” AFP quoted Musa Abur, a local leader, as saying. [&hellip

UK to announce new nuclear plant deal

UK to announce new nuclear plant deal

The British government is to announce a deal to build the country’s first new nuclear plant, media reports say. London has been in negotiations for more than a year with France’s state-owned utility EDF over the Hinkley C project, which will be the first new nuclear power station in Britain since 1995. Under a deal, [&hellip

Two shot dead at Detroit senior center

Two shot dead at Detroit senior center

Detroit Police are searching the Pablo Davis Elder Living Center in Southwest Detroit after two women were shot to death Sunday afternoon. Police spokeswoman Kelly Miner said the shooting appeared to be a domestic violence situation and that the suspected shooter has been arrested. “Currently, residents are still evacuated,” Miner said. “They are on a [&hellip

Libya swimming against current: Zeidan

Libya swimming against current: Zeidan

Libya’s Prime Minister Ali Zeidan has warned against ‘forces’ seeking to hinder development in the country, saying the government faces major difficulties in establishing order. “There are forces who want to obstruct the construction of the state,” Zeidan told a group of journalists on Sunday, which was the second anniversary of the fall of Libyan [&hellip

Semi-Final US-Russian Agreement over Syria

Semi-Final US-Russian Agreement over Syria

Semi-Final US-Russian Agreement over Syria Nidal Hamada, Paris It seems that the US -Russian consensus on Syria proceeded drastic steps despite all the Saudi attempts to disable it. This comes as the two world poles seek to reach a fast political solution after the situation has threatened their interests as well as their regional and [&hellip

Lebanese Hostages in Azaz into Freedom

Lebanese Hostages in Azaz into Freedom

Lebanese Hostages in Azaz into Freedom Local Editor More than a year and a half of tremendous efforts, the head of the Lebanese Security General Abbas Ibrahim succeeded in culminating a happy end to the case of Lebanese abductees in Azaz. After a long trip of negotiations between Ibrahim, Syria, Qatar, and Turkey, Ibrahim revealed [&hellip

Deadly Blast Hits Jarmana As Ibrahimi Begins ME Tour

Deadly Blast Hits Jarmana As Ibrahimi Begins ME Tour

Deadly Blast Hits Jarmana As Ibrahimi Begins ME Tour Local Editor A deadly bombing rocked Jarmana suburb of Syria’s capital on Saturday, state media said, as the international envoy to Syria was to begin a Middle East tour to push for peace talks. Saturday morning’s bomb blast struck a government-controlled suburb southeast of Damascus mainly [&hellip

Hundreds of Syria Children Turn to Militants in ISIL Camps, Pregnant Women New Targets for Snipers

Hundreds of Syria Children Turn to Militants in ISIL Camps, Pregnant Women New Targets for Snipers

Hundreds of Syria Children Turn to Militants in ISIL Camps, Pregnant Women New Targets for Snipers Local Editor “Facebook” and “Twitter”, particularly pages linked to extremist and terrorist groups, were busy broadcasting pictures of the guerrilla camp established by the “Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant ” [ISIL] in Damascus’ Ghuota region to train [&hellip

Hostage crisis at Paris bank ends

Hostage crisis at Paris bank ends

A hostage drama at a bank in the French capital Paris has ended, with the armed suspect turning himself in to the police. According to the police, the suspect entered a branch of the CIC Bank in Paris on Friday afternoon and took four people hostage. The authorities also said the suspect was demanding social [&hellip

Cruz ‘hurt Americans’ to run for president

Cruz ‘hurt Americans’ to run for president

US Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada) has said what Republican Senator Ted Cruz did during the US government shutdown was “to help him run for president.” “In an effort to help him run for president, he has done some stuff that’s really damaging to our country,” Reid said in an interview with Univision set [&hellip