Syria: explosions recorded in Iranian military bases

Syria: explosions recorded in Iranian military bases

It is still unknown who would be responsible for the attacks on the Iranian and Syrian Army militias. Intense explosions occurred on the night of Sunday, April 29, at several bases of the Syrian Army and Iranian militias in central Syria, according to the Syrian Observatory of Human Rights. This organization,...

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The leaders of North Korea and South Korea, Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in, pledge to sign the peace and work for “a complete denuclearization” of the peninsula

The leaders of North Korea and South Korea, Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in, pledge to sign the peace and work for “a complete denuclearization” of the peninsula

The leaders of North Korea, Kim Jong-un, and South Korea, Moon Jae-in, pledged to work towards a “complete denuclearization” of the peninsula during the historic meeting held this Friday. “The North and South confirm the common goal of achieving, through complete denuclearization, a Korean peninsula free of nuclear weapons,” they...

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The US Senate confirms Mike Pompeo as ‘Secretary of State’

The US Senate confirms Mike Pompeo as ‘Secretary of State’

WASHINGTON: On Thursday The US Senate voted to approve former CIA dir­ector Mike Pompeo as secretary of state, after a bruising battle by Democrats against President Donald Trump’s nominee. Pompeo, who earned Trump’s confidence a year later at the CIA, was accused by Democrats as being too bellicose and harboring...

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Death toll continues to rise due US-led-anti-IS coalition, 883 cases reported

Death toll continues to rise due US-led-anti-IS coalition, 883 cases reported

WASHINGTON: The US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq acknowledged on Thursday the deaths of another 28 civilians, increasing the overall toll of non-fighters killed to at least 883. The coalition said in a statement that it had completed a review in March of 49 reports...

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KSA confirms involvement in air strikes that killed Huthi leader Saleh al-Sammad

KSA confirms involvement in air strikes that killed Huthi leader Saleh al-Sammad

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has confirmed it was behind the air strike that killed the number two leader of Yemen’s Houthi militants last week. “The heroes of the Royal Air Force were able to successfully target the leader of the Huthi militia Saleh al-Sammad,” Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the United States,...

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Being Trump’s look-alike could yield more fame than crops, it’s a female farmer from Spain

Being Trump’s look-alike could yield more fame than crops, it’s a female farmer from Spain

A female farmer from Spain rolls out an uncanny resemblance with The US President Donald Trump which has gone incredibly viral on the internet with countless retweets. Dolores Leis Antelo, a Spanish potato farmer, is taking the internet by storm after she was described as Donald Trump’s female doppelganger. A photo...

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Uttar Pradesh: School bus hits train, 13 students expire

Uttar Pradesh: School bus hits train, 13 students expire

13 innocent children expired as their school bus collided with a train in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, police reports. The bus had been travelling across an unmanned railway crossing when the accident occurred. The incident comes weeks after 24 children died when their bus fell into a...

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The anti-nationalist speech of the French president, Emmanuel Macron, before the United States Congress

The anti-nationalist speech of the French president, Emmanuel Macron, before the United States Congress

After days of tuning between Emmanuel Macron and Donald Trump, came the speech of the French president before the United States Congress. And their differences seem clear. Despite the personal closeness with Trump that he has shown in his state visit to Washington, Macron harshly charged against nationalism and isolationism , and his...

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Germany allocates one billion additional euros to Syria and neighboring countries

Germany allocates one billion additional euros to Syria and neighboring countries

The German government said it would “continue with its same high level of commitment” with humanitarian aid to Syria. The German foreign minister, Heiko Maas, announced on Wednesday (25.04.2018) upon his arrival in Brussels to participate in the international donor conference that Berlin will allocate an additional one billion euros...

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Trump in hope to refrain Iranian influence in the country

Trump in hope to refrain Iranian influence in the country

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Tuesday appeared to dial back a promise to withdraw US troops from Syria immediately, saying it was important to refrain Iranian influence to grow within the country. Stating that troops would be coming home soon, Trump nonetheless said that the United States wanted to...

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Two Indian security men, ‘militant’ killed in India-held Kashmir

Two Indian security men, ‘militant’ killed in India-held Kashmir

SRINAGAR: An Indian soldier, a counterinsurgency police official and a suspected militant were killed in a gunfight on Tuesday in India-held Kashmir, police said, triggering anti-India protests and clashes. The fighting began early on Tuesday when militants attacked raiding government forces with gunfire in a forest in the southern Tral...

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Canada: how the Toronto “hero” police managed to stop without killing the man who killed 10 people in a massive hit

Canada: how the Toronto “hero” police managed to stop without killing the man who killed 10 people in a massive hit

His action or, better said, his contention in acting has earned him the status of “hero”. The Canadian press has dubbed him “the policeman who did not shoot.” His name has not been made public, but the agent who on Monday faced Alek Minassian, the alleged responsible for a massive...

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Macron suggests Trump “new concept” to deal with Iran: Nuclear Deal

Macron suggests Trump “new concept” to deal with Iran: Nuclear Deal

On the second day of his state visit to Washington, Macron said he is not in favor of breaking the current nuclear agreement, but said he wants to build “something new” that satisfies everyone’s concerns. Can Merkel and Macron save Iran’s nuclear deal? During the talks that will be held...

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Trump puzzled over ‘threatening messages’, seeks assistance from FIA (Pakistan), investigations underway

Trump puzzled over ‘threatening messages’, seeks assistance from FIA (Pakistan), investigations underway

ISLAMABAD: The Unit­ed States has sought Islamabad’s help in tracing threats to US President Donald Trump originating from Pakistan, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) informed the National Assembly Standing Commit­tee on Government Assura­nces on Monday, regretting that it was hard to track down people who posted blasphemous material on social...

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Toronto: At least 10 dead and 15 injured after a van ran over pedestrians on a busy street in the Canadian city

Toronto: At least 10 dead and 15 injured after a van ran over pedestrians on a busy street in the Canadian city

At least 10 people were killed and 15 injured Monday in a multiple hit in the city of Toronto, in Canada, police said. The incident occurred at around 1:30 p.m. (5:30 p.m.), a white van went up on the sidewalk at the intersection of Yonge Street and Finch Avenue. The...

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Porn Sites Responsible For Rising Rapes In India, Claims Madhya Pradesh Minister

Porn Sites Responsible For Rising Rapes In India, Claims Madhya Pradesh Minister

MP home minister Bhupendra Singh believes pornography is the “main cause” for rapes in the state and has written to the Centre on Monday to ban access to all porn sites. The BJP government in Madhya Pradesh has blocked 25 porn sites but that’s not enough and pornography should be...

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Kate-William give birth to the third royal child – It’s a boy!

Kate-William give birth to the third royal child – It’s a boy!

LONDON: On Monday, Kate, the wife of Britain’s Prince William, gave birth to the third royal child of the family at a hospital in London “Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a son at 1101hrs. The baby weighs 8lbs 7oz . The Duke of...

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5 things about the private life of the leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-un, that maybe you did not know

5 things about the private life of the leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-un, that maybe you did not know

His face appears almost daily in the media around the world, but what is really known about Kim Jong-un? Despite its political importance at present, the young North Korean leader remains a great unknown. You do not even know exactly the date of his birthday , but the stories of his schoolmates in...

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Indian man tweets he cancelled cab ride because driver was Muslim

Indian man tweets he cancelled cab ride because driver was Muslim

MUMBAI: An Indian man, proudly posted on twitter saying that he cancelled an Ola cab’s ride because the driver happened to be a Muslim. As per details Abhishek Mishra, a Hindu extremist tweeted that he cancelled the cab because he did not want to give money to “Jihadi People”. He...

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Kate Middleton in early stages of labor with third child

Kate Middleton in early stages of labor with third child

LONDON: Kate Middleton, the wife of Prince William, was admitted to hospital on Monday to give birth to the couple’s third child and the latest member of Britain’s royal family. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, as the couple are officially known, drove from their home Kensington Palace in central...

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At least 48 people die from suicide attack in Afghanistan

At least 48 people die from suicide attack in Afghanistan

A suicide attack with explosives caused the death of at least 48 people this Sunday at an electoral registration center in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan. According to the authorities, most of the fatalities are women and children who were lining up to enter the state building. The self-styled Islamic State...

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A semi-nude armed gunman kills a group of four at a 24-hour open restaurant

A semi-nude armed gunman kills a group of four at a 24-hour open restaurant

WASHINGTON: A semi-nude gunman gunned down four people and injured at least two more in the early hours of Sunday at a restaurant on the outskirts of Nashville, Tennessee, police stated. The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department claimed in a statement that the shooting occurred at a Waffle House restaurant in...

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Kabul: Taliban attacks are ever-increasing, 6 local policemen killed at checkpoint

Kabul: Taliban attacks are ever-increasing, 6 local policemen killed at checkpoint

KABUL: An Afghan official reportedly said that at least six local police were killed when a group of Taliban fighters attacked and overran their checkpoint in northern Sari Pul province. Zabi Amani, spokesman for the provincial governor, said on Saturday two other policemen were wounded during Friday’s late-night attack. Amani...

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The worrying increase in incidents with hand grenades in Sweden (and what it says about the violence in the country)

The worrying increase in incidents with hand grenades in Sweden (and what it says about the violence in the country)

Daniel Cuevas Zúñiga was returning home by bicycle after a night shift in the south of Stockholm, Sweden, when he stopped to pick up an object he found on the ground. Police believe that Cuevas Zúñiga, a 63-year-old Chilean who emigrated to Sweden in the mid-1980s and worked in a...

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KSA: 4 Saudi officers gunned down and 4 other wounded in Southern Asir

KSA: 4 Saudi officers gunned down and 4 other wounded in Southern Asir

RIYADH: On Thursday four Saudi officers were shot dead and four others wounded when their checkpoint came under gunfire in southern Asir province, state media said citing the interior ministry. Three officers were instantly killed when the outpost came under attack, the Saudi Press Agency reported, without specifying who it...

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Is Starbucks racist? Business meeting landed 2 black men in handcuffs, sparks national outrage for worsening race relations

Is Starbucks racist? Business meeting landed 2 black men in handcuffs, sparks national outrage for worsening race relations

A week after their arrests at a Starbucks Corp cafe in Philadelphia triggered protests and calls for boycotts of the coffee chain, the two black men involved ultimately broke their silence and said they wanted the incident to change U.S. racial attitudes. The men, Donte Robinson and Rashon Nelson, sat...

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Muslim woman denied French passport on refusing to shake hands with a senior official during the citizenship ceremony

Muslim woman denied French passport on refusing to shake hands with a senior official during the citizenship ceremony

France´s highest administrative court has upheld a decision to deny a French passport to an Algerian Muslim who refused to shake hands with officials during her citizenship ceremony, according to a ruling seen by AFP Thursday. The woman argued that her “religious beliefs” prohibited her from shaking hands with a...

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The Iconic Amul Girl cried and we are all feeling her pain

The Iconic Amul Girl cried and we are all feeling her pain

For years and as far as our memory goes, Amul has taken the leverage of writing the best copies over a social news, that are terse, poignant, rhyming and meaningful. This time, they are back with Kathua and Unnao.

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WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Police beat a woman in Iran for not wearing “Islamic” clothing

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Police beat a woman in Iran for not wearing “Islamic” clothing

A video on social networks shows how the victim was not wearing the handkerchief and his hair was visible. During the last months, many women have staged protests against the imposition of the veil in Iran A young woman was beaten by police in Iran because she considered that she...

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“I have a personality disorder, I was bullied for 2 years, my mind is broken and my parents do not care,” Student stabs classmates, sets teacher on fire and slits his own throat.

“I have a personality disorder, I was bullied for 2 years, my mind is broken and my parents do not care,” Student stabs classmates, sets teacher on fire and slits his own throat.

A 15-year-old schoolboy Artyom Tagirov in Russia stabbed his fellow students and teacher before setting her alight, Daily Mail reported. The yound boy stabbed his computer science teacher Ekaterina Pershina, 29, decided to pour a flammable liquid on her and setting her on fire at School Number One in Sterlitmak. The boy...

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Abu Dhabi: ‘Wild beast’ veiled in burqa sexually molests and murders his own nephew on roof-top

Abu Dhabi: ‘Wild beast’ veiled in burqa sexually molests and murders his own nephew on roof-top

An appeals court in Abu Dhabi has upheld death sentence given to a Pakistani man who sexually assaulted and killed his 11-year old nephew in the Arab country. Mohsen Bilal, the 34-year-old accused who was termed ‘wild beast’ by the public prosecution, was earlier awarded death sentence by the Abu Dhabi...

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Asifa’s Lawyer Says She’s Not Scared, As It’s A Fight For Her Daughter Too

Asifa’s Lawyer Says She’s Not Scared, As It’s A Fight For Her Daughter Too

On the desk in a small room of her house in Jammu, there is a framed photograph of a chubby, smiling girl. “That is my daughter,” Deepika Singh Rajawat said. “She is five years old and her name is Ashtami. I am fighting this case also for her.” Rajawat, an...

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Syrian state television says that chemical weapons inspectors are already in Douma, the Syrian city that suffered an alleged chemical attack

Syrian state television says that chemical weapons inspectors are already in Douma, the Syrian city that suffered an alleged chemical attack

Syrian state television reported that the inspectors of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) entered Tuesday in Douma, the Syrian city that was the scene of an alleged attack with chemical weapons on April 7. That information, however, was denied by the US Department of State, which...

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The racist incident for which Starbucks will close all its establishments in the United States during an afternoon

The racist incident for which Starbucks will close all its establishments in the United States during an afternoon

Two men were sitting in a Starbucks coffee shop in Philadelphia without consuming. They asked to use the bathroom and the store manager told them that it was only for “clients” and … he called the police. The two men, two African-Americans who said they were waiting for a friend to...

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The director of the CIA, Mike Pompeo, met with Kim Jong-un on a secret trip to Pyongyang

The director of the CIA, Mike Pompeo, met with Kim Jong-un on a secret trip to Pyongyang

The contacts between the United States and North Korea are narrowing in the face of the expected summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un. The director of the CIA, Mike Pompeo, who is waiting to be confirmed as Secretary of State, met at the end of March with the North...

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Syrian forces launch major attack on rebels in Qalamoun

Syrian forces launch major attack on rebels in Qalamoun

BEIRUT: Syria’s armed forces commenced a major attack on rebels in eastern Qalamoun, Geo News reported citing Arab media, in what comes as Damascus translating its prior warnings into reality. The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) made “an agreement with one of the rebel groups to surrender the town of Dumayr...

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Indians are searching for Asifa’s rape video on porn sites

Indians are searching for Asifa’s rape video on porn sites

Remember that eight-year-old victim in the Kathua gangrape and murder case? She was kidnapped, kept in a temple, drugged, raped by several men for several days, mutilated and finally, brutally killed in January. How could you forget? The filthy mentality of a section of this country is exposed once again...

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‘Pre-Planned’ Fire At Rohingya Camp In Delhi Destroys Hope For Refugees

‘Pre-Planned’ Fire At Rohingya Camp In Delhi Destroys Hope For Refugees

On Sunday morning, a major fire broke out in Delhi’s only Rohingya refugee colony in Kalindi Kunj. More than 225 Rohingyas now have nowhere to go. The fire broke out at about 3.30 am allegedly due to short circuit. The eye-witnesses reported that men were running around naked as their...

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“Weaving the carpet”: Iran’s strategy in Syria in support of the government of Bashar al-Assad

“Weaving the carpet”: Iran’s strategy in Syria in support of the government of Bashar al-Assad

The recent attacks by the United States, the United Kingdom and France against Syria for the alleged use of chemical weapons by the government of Bashar al-Assad have further tensed the confrontation between the West and Russia. Moscow has been a faithful international ally of Damascus in its fight against...

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UAE’s reforms visa policies in favor of transit passengers

UAE’s reforms visa policies in favor of transit passengers

Passengers transiting through the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will soon be able to visit landmarks and scenic spots in the country after authorities gave approval for a change in the existing visa policy, reported. According to the Arab publication, the policy will be exercised across all airports of the UAE, while...

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What can happen now after the bombing of the United States, France and the United Kingdom against Syria

What can happen now after the bombing of the United States, France and the United Kingdom against Syria

Finally, Donald Trump fulfilled his threat and attacked Syria. One week after the alleged attack with chemical weapons against the civilian population of Douma, the president of the United States and his allies of France and the United Kingdom, sent their planes and missiles against three military objectives of the...

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Vladimir Putin’s warning of global “chaos” if the United States attacks Syria again

Vladimir Putin’s warning of global “chaos” if the United States attacks Syria again

The game of fists between the United States and Russia for Syria continues. President Vladimir Putin warned on Sunday that if Washington took new actions against Damascus there would be “inevitably” a chaos in international relations. The declarations of the Russian agent chief executive take place in the middle of...

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How Syria can be the scenario that intensifies the conflict between the United States, Russia, Iran and Israel

How Syria can be the scenario that intensifies the conflict between the United States, Russia, Iran and Israel

The conflict in Syria is mainly a bloody civil war that, according to United Nations estimates, has caused some 400,000 deaths and forced the displacement of around five million people. However, it is also the scene of several “proxy” wars , those that face great powers through third countries . A complex panorama in which...

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Seasick woman toppled over a cruise, maritime authorities called off hunt after 15 hours

Seasick woman toppled over a cruise, maritime authorities called off hunt after 15 hours

Australian authorities have called off a search for a woman who fell overboard from a cruise ship in the Coral Sea. The passenger fell from the Pacific Dawn 04:00 P.M. local time on Thursday, about 300km (186 miles) west of New Caledonia. The ship, bound for Brisbane, turned around immediately...

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Kashmir’s rape-slay case arouses outrage amongst celebrities

Kashmir’s rape-slay case arouses outrage amongst celebrities

The ruthless gang rape and assassination of 8-year-old Asifa Bano in Indian-occupied Kashmir has apparently left the entire subcontinent bewildered to its core. The little girl was kidnapped for a week and recurrently raped inside a temple. Later, she was beaten to death and dumped in a forest. This inhuman...

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Iraq: 16 people die at funeral, explosive devices at the grave site

Iraq: 16 people die at funeral, explosive devices at the grave site

SAMARRA: Almost 16 people reportedly died in a bomb attack on Thursday during funerals in a northern village for Iraqi fighters killed by the militant Islamic State group, the mayor stated. Salaheddin Shaalan said that a bomb targeted a funeral procession in Asdira, near the town of Sharqat, for fighters...

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Who is served by a US attack against Syria?

Who is served by a US attack against Syria?

The threat of a US attack has little to do with the use of poisonous gas in Syria. Trump’s real motive lies in completely different problems, says Matthias von Hein. War is the continuation of politics by other means, said German strategist Carl von Clausewitz in the 19th century. Clausewitz probably thought...

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Russia warns at the UN that “we can not exclude” the possibility of a war with the United States if Trump attacks Syria

Russia warns at the UN that “we can not exclude” the possibility of a war with the United States if Trump attacks Syria

Tension between the United States and Russia is growing because of the possibility of an attack in Syria. The Russian ambassador to the United Nations, Vasili Nebenzia, warned on Wednesday that he does not rule out the possibility of an armed conflict between his country and the United States, if...

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Pro-Assad forces evacuate their bases in Syria in the face of possible US attack

Pro-Assad forces evacuate their bases in Syria in the face of possible US attack

Following Donald Trump’s announcement to attack Syria, the loyalist forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad are emptying the military airports and their most important bases while they remain on alert. Syrian government forces are evacuating their main bases in the face of a possible attack by the United States in...

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