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FA plans to restrict non-EU players

FA plans to restrict non-EU players

​FA chairman Greg Dyke has warned Premier League football is in danger of “having nothing to do with English people” as new proposals to limit the number of non-EU players are outlined by English football’s governing body. The FA has also revealed plans to toughen the rules on home-grown talent in the latest proposals from its [&hellip

‘66 Syrian civilians dead in US-led raids’

‘66 Syrian civilians dead in US-led raids’

Over 60 civilians in Syria have reportedly been killed in separate airstrikes by aircraft involved in the US-led military campaign allegedly targeting the ISIL Takfiri militants. The Britain-based so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights announced on Monday that 66 civilians, among them ten children and six women, died when the air raids hit oil fields and refineries in [&hellip

Monday, 23rd March, 2015

Monday, 23rd March, 2015

​1243 lunar years ago, on this day in 193 AH, Haroun ar-Rashid, the 5thcaliph of the usurper Abbasid Dynasty, died in Khorasan, in northeastern Iran, and was buried in Tous, in what is now the city of Mashhad, after a tyrannical rule of 23 years, during which he cruelly martyred over 60 descendents of Prophet Mohammad [&hellip

US urges ‘vigilance’ over ISIL kill list

US urges ‘vigilance’ over ISIL kill list

The US Marine Corps has urged “vigilance” after ISIL hackers posted online what they said were personal information of 100 members of the US military and called on supporters to kill them. The warning came after a group calling itself a “hacking division” of the ISIL terrorist group published information–including names, photos, US addresses and [&hellip

‘Ansarullah seizes control of Ta’izz’

‘Ansarullah seizes control of Ta’izz’

Fighters of Yemen’s Ansarullah movement have taken control of the southwestern city of Ta’izz, a strategic city between the capital, Sana’a and Aden, officials say. The Houthi fighters and their allies seized the city’s airport on Sunday after defeating forces loyal to fugitive President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, security sources said. Reports say Houthi fighters [&hellip

3rd Tunisia museum assailant ‘on run’

3rd Tunisia museum assailant ‘on run’

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi has said that a third gunman involved in the recent tragic attack in the country, which left 21 people dead, is still at large. Essebsi told France’s iTELE television and Europe 1 radio on Sunday that there were three people involved in the deadly attack, adding that two have been [&hellip

French voting in local elections

French voting in local elections

People in France have gone to the polls in the first round of the French regional elections. The elections started at 8:00 am (0700 GMT) across 101 “departments” of France. The French voters are choosing representatives for the departments, tasked with controlling issues like schools and welfare budgets. Ruling Socialists are expected to suffer big losses [&hellip

Suarez strike sees off Real

Suarez strike sees off Real

​Barcelona beat Real Madrid 2-1 at the Nou Camp on Sunday night to move four points clear of their rivals at the top of La Liga. The Catalans took a 20th-minute lead thanks to Jeremy Mathieu’s header, only for Cristiano Ronaldo to equalise just past the half-hour mark with his 42nd goal of the season [&hellip

Gerrard sent off in United win

Gerrard sent off in United win

​Steven Gerrard was sent off 38 seconds after coming off the bench as a Juan Mata double gave Manchester United a 2-1 victory over Liverpool in a dramatic encounter at Anfield. Mata fired the visitors in front early in the first half, before Gerrard came on at half-time and was almost immediately dismissed for a [&hellip

Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew dies

Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew dies

​Lee Kuan Yew, the statesman who transformed Singapore from a small port city into a wealthy global hub, has died at the age of 91. The city-state’s prime minister for 31 years, he was widely respected as the architect of Singapore’s prosperity. But he was criticised for his iron grip on power. Under him freedom [&hellip