Category: International News

Sayyed Nasrallah: We will put an end to terror

Sayyed Nasrallah: We will put an end to terror

Speaking at a ceremony celebrating the 7th anniversary of the July 2006 victory against the Israeli enemy, and only one day after the terrorist attack against citizens in Ruwais, Sayyed Nasrallah assured that Hezbollah will capture the murderers and put an end to their terror.   “… and if the battle against those Takfiri terrorists [&hellip

Snowden: UK has Mideast spy post

Snowden: UK has Mideast spy post

The latest documents leaked by the US National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower Edward Snowden has revealed that the UK is running a secret spying center in the Middle East. Britain runs the secret snooping station in the Middle East to intercept huge numbers of emails, telephone calls and web traffic for the United States and [&hellip

Bahrainis to stage fresh protest rallies

Bahrainis to stage fresh protest rallies

Bahrain’s main opposition group al-Wefaq says anti-regime demonstrators are to stage fresh protest rallies across the Persian Gulf state on Friday. Al-Wefaq said in a statement issued on Thursday that all the major opposition parties in Bahrain are set to take part in the protests, which are planned to be held later in the day. [&hellip

Official concerned on UK press freedom

Official concerned on UK press freedom

Europe’s top justice official has expressed worries about press freedom in the UK after British authorities’ crackdown on the daily Guardian over its revelations of US spying programs based on leaks by Edward Snowden. “I fully share [Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjorn] Jagland’s concerns [over the issue],” Viviane Reding, the EU’s commissioner in charge [&hellip

‘Somalia detains 3 over Mogadishu attack’

‘Somalia detains 3 over Mogadishu attack’

Somalia says it has detained three people in connection with an attack in Somali capital Mogadishu, in which a Swedish politician was injured and two other men were killed. “So far three people who are confirmed to have been involved in that failed operation, which was a kidnap attempt, have been captured and detained for [&hellip

‘Germany fails in migrant murders probe’

‘Germany fails in migrant murders probe’

Sebastian Edathy, chairman of parliamentary investigation panel, submits a report on the death of Turkish migrants in Berlin, on August 22, 2013. Germany’s security and investigative agencies have “undoubtedly failed and grossly trivialized” in the case of a murder spree targeting mostly Turkish migrants, a report finds. German security services and domestic intelligence have for [&hellip

Zimbabwe’s President Mugabe sworn in

Zimbabwe’s President Mugabe sworn in

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has taken the oath of office in a ceremony attended by thousands of his supporters at a sports stadium in the capital Harare. Mugabe along with his wife arrived on Thursday in an open-top vehicle at the stadium. They waved their fists at the crowd before the national anthem was played. [&hellip

Venezuela to step up anti-crime efforts

Venezuela to step up anti-crime efforts

Venezuela plans to install 30,000 surveillance cameras as part of its efforts to crack down on widespread crime across the country, officials say. Venezuelan Interior Minister Miguel Rodriguez said on Wednesday, “The goal is the installation of 30,000 security cameras nationwide, as well as other types of sensors that allow the collection of information in [&hellip

Secret court: NSA violated Constitution

Secret court: NSA violated Constitution

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper Amid massive public criticism, the US government released new documents showing that the National Security Agency violated the Constitution for three years by collecting tens of thousands of emails by Americans. The secretive court that oversees surveillance programs shapely rebuked the NSA in 2011 for searching the contents of [&hellip

Russia slams UK over Snowden issue

Russia slams UK over Snowden issue

Russia has censured the UK over forcing the British Guardian daily to destroy material leaked by American whistleblower Edward Snowden, saying the move is not in tune with the UK declarations on human rights. Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich said in a statement issued on Wednesday that “the measures taken by the British authorities [&hellip