Kurdish-dominated group launches long-awaited assault
Wednesday 7th Jun 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
KUWAIT is trying to mediate between Qatar and its Arab neighbours blockading it over alleged terrorist support, Doha said yesterday.
Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman Al Thani said Kuwait’s emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah persuaded his Qatari counterpart...
Ex-finance minister again points finger at Guptas
Tuesday 6th Jun 2017
SYRIAN troops in besieged Deir Ezzor were hard pressed to hold off the last-ditch Isis bid to capture the eastern city yesterday.
On Sunday the extremists broke through army lines on the southern side of the city after three days of fierce fighting, capturing Umm Abboud hill and...
FILIPINO President Rodrigo Duterte has asked Moro — Muslim Filipino — and communist rebels to join the fight against the country’s Isis affiliate.
The unprecedented move on Sunday came ahead of a Supreme Court challenge by six opposition congress members yesterday to...
Trump’s allies defend his plan to pull out of Paris climate change accord
Saturday 3rd Jun 2017
SYRIAN government troops launched a new offensive to rid Aleppo province of Isis terrorists yesterday, taking a string of villages in the first hours.
Troops attacked along two intersecting axes into areas west of Maskanah, the last of the death cult’s strongholds in the...
Iranian-backed force ready to cross into Syria
Friday 2nd Jun 2017
A US-LED bid to scupper Venezuela’s constitutional reform process aimed at ending opposition-led violence was defeated by the country’s regional allies on Wednesday.
A special meeting of the Washington-based Organisation of American States (OAS) was suspended after a draft...
Palestinian prisoners win improved conditions and more family visits
Monday 29th May 2017