Archive for April, 2018

Trump tells Russia to prepare for US missiles

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 Comments Off on Trump tells Russia to prepare for US missiles

US President Donald Trump warned Russia Wednesday to brace for American engagement in Syria after a suspected chemical attack killed dozens of people. “Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syria. Get ready Russia, because they will be coming, nice and new and ‘smart!’” Trump said on Twitter. “You shouldn’t be […]

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New military operation to combat IS launched by Libya’s Presidential Council

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 Comments Off on New military operation to combat IS launched by Libya’s Presidential Council

The Presidential Council of Libya in Tripoli has announced the launch of a new military operation under the name Asifat Al-Wattan (The Nation’s Storm), which it says will be targeting terrorists across Libya. The PC Head’s spokesman, Mohammed El Sallak, announced on Monday in a presser the kickoff of the military operation, which he said […]

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257 dead as military plane crashes in Algeria’s worst air disaster

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 Comments Off on 257 dead as military plane crashes in Algeria’s worst air disaster

Algeria suffered its deadliest ever air catastrophe on Wednesday when a military plane crashed near the capital, killing 257 people on board, mostly army personnel and their family members, officials said. An AFP photographer at the scene saw the charred wreckage of the plane after it caught fire in a field near the Boufarik airbase, […]

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19 killed in clashes between UN and militia in CAR capital

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 Comments Off on 19 killed in clashes between UN and militia in CAR capital

The Central African Republic, one of the world’s poorest and most unstable countries, was rocked on Wednesday after 19 people, including a UN soldier, were killed and more than 100 wounded in clashes between peacekeepers and militias in a flashpoint Muslim enclave of the capital. Bangui’s bloodiest flareup in two years brought hundreds of angry […]

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Middle east events and news

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Comments Off on Middle east events and news

Article In ISIS Weekly Al-Naba’ Praises Attack In Trèbes, ‎France, Notes Impact Of ‘Lone Wolf’ Operations Issue 125 of the Islamic State (ISIS) weekly Al-Naba’, released online on March 29, 2018, praised the March 23 terrorist attack in the town of Trèbes in southern France. ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack, which killed four, and […]

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Middle east events and news

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Comments Off on Middle east events and news

EXCLUSIVE: ISIS Gaining Strength In Somalia Against the backdrop of the losses taken by the Islamic State (ISIS) in Syria and Iraq, there have in recent months been indications that the organization’s peripheral branches are growing stronger, for example, in Afghanistan, Somalia, and Libya. Official ISIS media bodies are covering them more intensely, and the […]

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Top Houthi Official Mohammed Ali Al-Houthi Threatens To Continue Shelling Aramco, Jeopardizing The NEOM Project

Thursday, April 5, 2018 Comments Off on Top Houthi Official Mohammed Ali Al-Houthi Threatens To Continue Shelling Aramco, Jeopardizing The NEOM Project

Houthi leader Mohammed Ali Al-Houthi, president of “the Revolutionary Committee of Yemen,” warned the British, the Europeans, and the Americans: “Stop your support of Saudi Arabia so that it will stop bombing us. If you continue, we will continue to shell Aramco and other vital facilities.” (by memri org)

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Putin to Moscow International Security Conference: Despite its defeat, Daesh retains its destructive potential

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 Comments Off on Putin to Moscow International Security Conference: Despite its defeat, Daesh retains its destructive potential

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that despite its military defeat, Daesh (ISIS) retains its significant destructive potential, as it can change its tactics and launch attacks in different countries and regions in the world. In a message to the participants in the 7th Moscow International Security Conference, which kicked off on Wednesday with the participation […]

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Rouhani warns against unwanted foreign forces in Syria

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 Comments Off on Rouhani warns against unwanted foreign forces in Syria

President Hassan Rouhani has warned of the consequences of the presence of unwanted foreign forces in Syria, insisting on Iran’s long-held policy that the Syrian crisis cannot be resolved militarily.

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Russia expected to invest over $50b in developing Iran’s oil, gas fields

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 Comments Off on Russia expected to invest over $50b in developing Iran’s oil, gas fields

Russian companies are expected to invest over $50 billion in development of oil and gas fields in Iran, Tass reported quoting Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov as saying on Monday.

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King receives invitation to attend Arab Summit in Saudi Arabia

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 Comments Off on King receives invitation to attend Arab Summit in Saudi Arabia

His Majesty King Abdullah II, on Tuesday received an invitation from the Saudi King Salman Bin Abdul Azizi Al Saud to participate in the Arab Summit scheduled to be held in Dhahran city on April 15.

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Erdogan to host Syria summit with Rouhani, Putin on April 4

Monday, April 2, 2018 Comments Off on Erdogan to host Syria summit with Rouhani, Putin on April 4

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will host a trilateral summit on Syria on April 4 with the participation of his Iranian and Russian counterparts Hassan Rouhani and Vladimir Putin, the Turkish Presidential Press Office said in a statement on March 31.

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Middle east events and news

Monday, April 2, 2018 Comments Off on Middle east events and news

Days After Father’s Appointment As Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Chairman, Paytm Employee Joins Kashmiri Jihadi Group Hizbul Mujahideen Just days after Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai took over as interim chairman of separatist Kashmiri group Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH), his son joined the Pakistan-backed jihadi group Hizbul Mujahideen. On March 19, 2018, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai replaced Syed Ali Shah Geelani as chairman […]

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Middle east events and news

Monday, April 2, 2018 Comments Off on Middle east events and news

EXCLUSIVE: Al-Qaeda In The Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) Leader Condemns Infighting Between Jihadi Groups In Syria, Says It Will Lead To Distrust In Jihad On March 27, 2018, Al-Andalus, the media arm of Al-Qaeda In The Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), released an audio recording in which the group’s leader Abu Mus’ab Abd Al-Wadoud condemned the infighting between […]

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