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US: Russia attacking Ukrainian troops

US: Russia attacking Ukrainian troops

The US State Department has accused Russia of firing artillery from its territory at Ukrainian military positions and on Ukrainian troops. “We have new evidence that the Russians intend to deliver heavier and more powerful multiple rocket launchers to separatist forces in Ukraine and have evidence that Russia is firing artillery from within Russia to [&hellip

UK issues 400 arms licenses to Israel

UK issues 400 arms licenses to Israel

Serikali ya Uingereza ilitoa mamia ya vibali vya kutumwa silaha na zana za kijeshi kwa utawala wa Kizayuni wa Israel.  Kamati ya Kudhibiti Usafirishaji Silaha katika Bunge la Uingereza imefichua kwamba, utawala wa Israel ulipokea vibali mia nne vya silaha kutoka Uingereza vyenye thamani ya paundi bilioni nane mwaka jana. Silaha zilizotumwa ni pamoja na [&hellip

ISIL razes shrine of Prophet Yunus

ISIL razes shrine of Prophet Yunus

ISIL Takfiri militants have demolished the holy shrine of Prophet Yunus in a gruesome act of terrorism in the Iraqi city of Mosul. The ISIL militants “completely destroyed the shrine of Nabi Yunus after telling local families to stay away and closing the roads to a distance of 500 meters from the shrine,” AFP quoted [&hellip

Iraqi parliament elects next president

Iraqi parliament elects next president

The Iraqi parliament has elected veteran Kurdish politician, Fuad Masum, to serve as the country’s next president amid efforts to form a new government. Fuad Masum managed to garner most of the votes cast in a Thursday session of the parliament, and was declared as the president of the republic by parliament speaker Salim al-Juburi. [&hellip

Israel attacks Gaza school, kills 16

Israel attacks Gaza school, kills 16

Israeli tank shells has slammed into a UN-run school in the northern Gaza Strip, killing at least 16 Palestinians. The attack took place in Beit Hanun on Thursday, with reports saying that at least 200 others were also wounded. A one-year-old child was reportedly among the fatalities. Gaza health official Ashraf al-Kidra said the victims were [&hellip

Algeria airliner crashes in Niger

Algeria airliner crashes in Niger

An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria’s capital has crashed in Niger. “I can confirm that it has crashed,” an Algerian aviation official said on Thursday. The unnamed official declined to provide details as to the location of the plane or what had caused the accident. The plane disappeared from [&hellip

World set to mark Quds Day

World set to mark Quds Day

Millions of people are preparing to take to the streets across the globe to mark the International Quds Day to show support for the Palestinian resistance against Israel. People in different countries are set to hold massive rallies on Friday in solidarity with the oppressed Palestinian nation, voicing their anger at the policies of the Israeli regime [&hellip

Dunga named as Brazil Coach

Dunga named as Brazil Coach

​Brazil have named former player Dunga as their new coach for the second time. Dunga was the captain of Brazil’s 1994 World Cup-winning team and coached the national team from 2006 to 2010. “I am immensely happy to be back,” said the 50-year-old, who was the favourite to land the job. Dunga replaces Luiz Felipe [&hellip

EU court slams Poland for CIA renditions

EU court slams Poland for CIA renditions

The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Thursday that Poland broke the European human rights convention by allowing the CIA to run a secret jail on its territory. The judges said Poland had co-operated with the illegal transfers of the two suspects in 2002-2003, allowing the men to be interrogated in a CIA secret [&hellip

US, others suspend all flights to Israel

US, others suspend all flights to Israel

American and other major international airlines have suspended flights to and from Israel for the second straight day on security concerns. The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) originally issued the ban on Tuesday afternoon after a rocket struck near Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv earlier in the day. On Wednesday, the FAA said [&hellip