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Kenya jets bomb Shabab camps in Somalia

Kenya jets bomb Shabab camps in Somalia

Kenyan military aircraft have pounded two camps of al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab militants in southern Somalia following the recent attack on a university in Kenya that left nearly 150 people dead. “We bombed two al-Shabab camps in the Gedo region,” Kenyan army spokesman, Colonel David Obonyo, said on Monday, adding, “The two targets were hit and taken [&hellip

Syria peace talks kick off in Moscow

Syria peace talks kick off in Moscow

​Russian-sponsored peace talks aimed at resolving the four-year-old Syrian crisis has commenced in Moscow with participants representing the Syrian government and opposition parties. Syria’s UN Ambassador Bashar al-Jaafari is representing Damascus in the truce discussion that began Monday in the Russian capital of Moscow with members of the opposition, including the National Coordination Committee for [&hellip

Rodgers rubbishes crisis talk

Rodgers rubbishes crisis talk

​Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has hit back at reports of a ‘crisis meeting’ at the club’s training ground on Sunday after the dismal defeat at Arsenal 24 hours earlier. A story in Monday’s Daily Mirror said the Anfield boss had accused several players of “not playing for him” in a meeting at Melwood following their capitulation in [&hellip

‘French Muslims lacking enough mosques’

‘French Muslims lacking enough mosques’

A senior Muslim leader in France says the 2,200 mosques in the country do not adequately represent its millions of faithful, calling for the number to be doubled within two years. Dalil Boubakeur, the head of the French Muslim Council and rector of the Great Mosque of Paris, made the comments in the town of [&hellip

7 die in Boko Haram attack in Chad

7 die in Boko Haram attack in Chad

​At least seven civilians have been killed when members of the Nigeria-based Boko Haram militant group launched an attack against a village in neighboring Chad. Dimouya Souapebe, the deputy prefect of Baga Solan region, said Boko Haram extremists on Friday ambushed people on their way to a market in Tchoukou Telia near Lake Chad, which [&hellip

Kenya univ. attack death toll hits 147

Kenya univ. attack death toll hits 147

​The death toll from an attack by al-Shabab militants on a university in the town of Garissa in eastern Kenya has risen to 147, Kenyan government officials say. The officials said that security forces killed all the four attackers who had taken hundreds of students hostage at the Garissa University College campus on Thursday. The [&hellip

Friday, 3rd April, 2015

Friday, 3rd April, 2015

​1367 lunar years ago, on this day in 69 AH, the pious lady, Hazrat Omm al-Baneen (SA), the mother of the valiant standard-bearer of Karbala, Hazrat Abbas (AS), passed away in Medina, and was laid to rest in the Baqie Cemetery, next to Safiyyah and Atikah, the paternal aunts of Prophet Mohammad (SAWA).  Her real name [&hellip

Rodgers: Sterling stays put

Rodgers: Sterling stays put

​Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insists Raheem Sterling will not leave the club this summer and says the forward made a mistake in giving an unauthorised interview. The England star caused controversy earlier in the week when he admitted turning down a recent £100,000-a-week contract offer but he remains tied to the Anfield club until the [&hellip

No foreign troops in Aden: Houthis

No foreign troops in Aden: Houthis

​Yemen’s Houthi movement has rejected earlier media reports that dozens of foreign troops have disembarked in the country’s southeastern port city of Aden, Press TV reports. Sources with the Ansarullah fighters in Yemen confirmed to Press TV on Thursday that the media reports circulating about the deployment of foreign troops of unknown nationality to Aden [&hellip

Thursday, 2nd April, 2015

Thursday, 2nd April, 2015

​1273 solar years ago, on this day in 742 AD, the king of the Franks, Charlemagne, was born in either Aachen in modern-day Germany or Liege (Herstal) in present-day Belgium.  He was the son of Pepin the Short and following the death of his father in 768, he was initially co-ruler with his brother Carloman [&hellip