Russian airstrikes kill seven civilians in northwestern Syria's Idlib

World Nov 11, 2019

Russian airstrikes kill seven civilians in northwestern Syria's Idlib

Airstrikes by Syrian regime ally Russia on Sunday killed seven civilians, including three children, in an anti-government bastion in northwestern Syria, a war monitor reported. Eight others were wounded in the raids and some of them are in a "critical" condition, said Rami Abdel Rahman, ...

World / Crime & Legal Oct 21, 2019

Al-Qaida leader killed in anti-terror raid, Tunisia says

An al-Qaida leader was killed and another wounded during an anti-terror raid in Tunisia on Sunday, according to the country's defense ministry. Tunisian armed forces and national guardsmen led the operation against al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) in the mountainous Kasserine region near the ...

Al-Shabab claims attacks on U.S. base and EU convoy in Somalia

World Oct 1, 2019

Al-Shabab claims attacks on U.S. base and EU convoy in Somalia

The al-Shabab militant group claimed responsibility for an attack on a U.S. base in Somalia on Monday, as the European Union confirmed a separate strike against a convoy of Italian advisers. The militants struck the U.S. base at Baledogle, about 110 km (70 miles) northwest ...

Syrian government artillery pounds south Idlib amid truce: rescuers

World Sep 16, 2019

Syrian government artillery pounds south Idlib amid truce: rescuers

Syrian troops shelled the south of Idlib on Sunday, according to rescuers and residents in the rebel stronghold where a cease-fire had halted a fierce army offensive two weeks ago. Artillery fire battered Maarat al-Numan town and nearby villages in the south Idlib countryside over ...

Trump confirms death of al-Qaida heir Hamza bin Laden

World Sep 14, 2019

Trump confirms death of al-Qaida heir Hamza bin Laden

President Donald Trump on Saturday confirmed that Hamza bin Laden, the son and designated heir of al-Qaida founder Osama bin Laden, was killed in a counterterrorism operation along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. "The loss of Hamza bin Laden not only deprives Al-Qaeda of important leadership skills ...