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Washington puts Saudi, Yemen, Libya Daesh on terror list

Washington puts Saudi, Yemen, Libya Daesh on terror list

The United States has placed Daesh (ISIL) branches in Saudi Arabia, Libya and Yemen on its global terrorism blacklist. Washington on Thursday categorized the three branches as a “foreign terrorist organization,” meaning that sanctions and penalties will apply to them and those supporting them. The State Department said the Daesh branches appeared in November 2014 [&hellip

Cleric slams Saudi Arabia for blocking Iranians’ Hajj pilgrimage

Cleric slams Saudi Arabia for blocking Iranians’ Hajj pilgrimage

Tehran’s Interim Friday Prayers Leader Ayatollah Ahmad Khatami censured Riyadh for its refusal to facilitate the travel of Iranian pilgrims to the Arab country for the upcoming Hajj, saying that the Saudi regime does not deserve to govern Hajj rituals. According to Tasnim news agency, Ayatollah Khatami said in an address to a huge gathering [&hellip

Zionist regime to demolish more Palestinian homes in West Bank

Zionist regime to demolish more Palestinian homes in West Bank

The Israeli regime is set to demolish more homes belonging to Palestinians in the occupied West Bank despite international condemnation against the regime’s demolition campaign against Palestinian homes and properties. Palestinian news sources quoted Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official in charge of Israeli settlements’ files in the northern West Bank, as saying on Friday that [&hellip

Iraqi civilians flee Fallujah amid security operation against Daesh

Iraqi civilians flee Fallujah amid security operation against Daesh

Hundreds of people have fled the Iraqi city of Fallujah as government forces continue with a major operation to liberate the city, one of the remaining strongholds of the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group in Iraq. A group of civilians numbering in the hundreds made it out of the city — where people are being prevented [&hellip

US suspends export of cluster bombs to Saudi: Officials

US suspends export of cluster bombs to Saudi: Officials

The United States has reportedly suspended the transfer of cluster bombs to Saudi Arabia amid growing concerns that the kingdom has used the weapons in its bombing campaign in Yemen, a report says. The move follows rising criticism by members of Congress of Washington’s support for its ally in the year-long aggression, which has killed [&hellip

UK schools evacuated after receiving bomb threats

UK schools evacuated after receiving bomb threats

Tens of UK schools have been evacuated after receiving bombing and shooting threats for the third day in a row. A string of phoned-in anonymous threats forced authorities to evacuate nine more schools on Thursday after at least 27 schools were closed for the same reason on Monday. So far, more than 40 schools have [&hellip

Brexit to lead to Scottish independence vote in 2 years: Salmond

Brexit to lead to Scottish independence vote in 2 years: Salmond

Scottish National Party (SNP)’s Alex Salmond says the Scottish government would hold a new referendum to become independent within two years if the UK votes to leave the European Union. “If you have the situation where Scotland in four weeks time votes remain and the rest of the UK, or England, drags Scotland out by [&hellip

1000s trapped in Daesh-held Raqqa, northern Aleppo amid fighting

1000s trapped in Daesh-held Raqqa, northern Aleppo amid fighting

Hundreds of thousands of people in Syria have been trapped in the Daesh-held northeastern city of Raqqa as well as the outskirts of Aleppo as both cities face offensives by government and Kurdish forces. Rights groups say 300,000 residents are trapped in the city of Raqqa in a province with the same name as Kurdish [&hellip

Uganda 2010 Bombing: Five Given Life In Jail.

Uganda 2010 Bombing: Five Given Life In Jail.

Five people convicted of terrorism over the 2010 bomb attacks in Uganda’s capital, Kampala, which killed 74 people, have been given life sentences. Among them was Isa Ahmed Luyima, the mastermind of the attacks claimed by militant Islamist group al-Shabab. Two others also found guilty of terrorism were given 50 years in jail. Handing down [&hellip

MPs For Education System Overhaul.

MPs For Education System Overhaul.

Members of Parliament (MPs) have advised the government to embark on a total overhaul of the current education system and develop a stable and sustainable structure that meets global standards. They hinted that over the years, the country’s education system has gone through all kinds of ineffectual transformations. Debating the Education, Science, Technology and Vocational [&hellip