At least 95 feared dead in new ethnic massacre in central Mali

World Jun 11, 2019

At least 95 feared dead in new ethnic massacre in central Mali

Unknown assailants killed at least 95 people in a central Mali village overnight, government officials said Monday, the latest massacre in a growing ethnic conflict driven by fear and suspicion over alleged ties to extremist groups once limited to the West African country's north. There ...

Iraq begins examining Yazidi mass graves remains

World / Crime & Legal Jun 10, 2019

Iraq begins examining Yazidi mass graves remains

Iraq will use DNA testing to identify the remains of 141 bodies found in mass graves believed to contain the Yazidi victims of Islamic State group massacres, the head of the country's forensics administration said on Sunday. Zaid al-Yousef said Yazidi survivors helped to locate ...

Islamic State claims Sinai attack that left 10 police officers dead

World Jun 6, 2019

Islamic State claims Sinai attack that left 10 police officers dead

Islamic militants attacked a checkpoint in Egypt's restive northern part of the Sinai Peninsula on Wednesday, killing at least 10 police, security officials said. The attack took place as Muslims in the city of el-Arish were holding prayers marking the holiday of Eid al-Fitr, which ...