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Assad accuses Erdogan of supporting Takfiris

Assad accuses Erdogan of supporting Takfiris

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has accused Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of supporting ISIL Takfiri militants. Assad made the comments while meeting with a delegation of Turkish opposition figures in the Syrian capital Damascus on Tuesday, Press TV reported. The visiting delegation, led by Dogu Perincek, the head of the ultranationalist Land Party, includes various members [&hellip

Villa’s long wait for win ends

Villa’s long wait for win ends

Tim Sherwood recorded his first win as Aston Villa manager as Christian Benteke’s last-minute penalty helped beat West Bromwich Albion 2-1 in the west Midlands derby on Tuesday night. Saido Berahino had struck his 18th goal of the season midway through the second half to cancel out Gabriel Agbonlahor’s 22nd-minute opener and put the visitors [&hellip

Arab League mulls ‘anti-ISIL’ force

Arab League mulls ‘anti-ISIL’ force

The Arab League (AL) says it is set to consider setting up a defense unit with the declared aim of fighting against ISIL militants and preventing the Takfiri group from expanding its terror operations in the region. On Tuesday, the AL deputy chief, Ahmed Ben Helli, said the group will discuss the Egyptian proposal for the creation [&hellip

Militants seize two oilfields in Libya

Militants seize two oilfields in Libya

Militants have taken control of at least two oil fields in central Libya, an oil industry spokesperson says. “Extremists took control of the al-Bahi and al-Mabrouk fields and are now heading to seize the al-Dahra field following the retreat of the force guarding these sites, due to lack of ammunition,” Colonel Ali al-Hassi, the industry’s [&hellip

Migrants spread Indo-European languages

Migrants spread Indo-European languages

A recent study has suggested that a vast human migration by ancient Eastern European steppe herders may have spread Indo-European languages to other parts of Europe. The study was carried out by a team of researchers from the US, Australia, and other countries by assessing multiple libraries of DNA samples from the remains of 69 [&hellip

UNSC to impose bans on S Sudan

UNSC to impose bans on S Sudan

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has adopted a resolution to impose sanctions on the two conflicting sides in South Sudan as a deadline for reaching a peace agreement draws near. On Tuesday, the UNSC unanimously voted in favor of imposing global travel bans and assets freeze against individuals loyal to rebel leader, Riek Machar, [&hellip

ISIL threatens to kill Twitter founder

ISIL threatens to kill Twitter founder

Twitter has announced it is working with law enforcement officials on a recent threat against the company’s founder posted online by supporters of the ISIL Takfiri terrorists. “Our security team is investigating the veracity of these threats with relevant law enforcement officials,” Jim Prosser, a Twitter spokesman, said on Monday. The announcement came against the [&hellip

Haftar appointed Libya army chief

Haftar appointed Libya army chief

The Libyan parliament speaker has appointed retired General Khalifa Haftar as the country’s new army chief. “I’ve chosen Major General Khalifa Belgacem Haftar for the post of commander-in-chief of the army after promoting him to the rank of lieutenant general,” said Aguila Salah, the speaker of Libya’s internationally recognized parliament, on Monday. Salah added that [&hellip

Hamas restoring rocket arsenal

Hamas restoring rocket arsenal

The Palestinian resistance movement, Hamas, is rebuilding its rocket arsenal in order to be prepared to respond to any potential aggression by the Israeli regime. Marwan Eissa, a commander of Hamas’ military wing, the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, said on Monday that the group is not seeking any conflict with Israel, but is making sure its [&hellip

Kerry, Lavrov discuss Ukraine crisis

Kerry, Lavrov discuss Ukraine crisis

US Secretary of State John Kerry is holding talks with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov about the crisis in Ukraine one week after he accused Russian officials of “lying” over Moscow’s involvement in the beleaguered country. The Ukraine crisis and efforts to implement a tattered ceasefire between Ukraine and pro-Russian forces are the main subject [&hellip