AL-QAIDA’S latest incarnation in Syria claimed responsibility yesterday for Saturday’s sectarian terrorist massacre of pilgrims in Damascus.
The Iraqi Foreign Ministry said all 40 dead and 120 injured were pilgrims from Iraq.
Hayat Tahrir as-Sham (the Levant...
Monday 13th Mar 2017
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RUSSIA and Turkey’s presidents held talks on Syria in Moscow yesterday, after Damascus confirmed Turkish invaders had shelled its troops.
“We are actively working to solve the most acute crises, first of all in Syria,” Russian President Vladimir Putin said as he...
Saturday 11th Mar 2017
VENEZUELA won a victory against Exxon Mobil on Thursday when a World Bank tribunal overturned a 2014 anti-nationalisation ruling.
The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes upheld Caracas’s appeal against the ruling granting the oil giant $1.4 billion...
Victimslocked in after trying to flee sex abuse
Friday 10th Mar 2017
FOUR hundred more troops are headed for Syria to help capture the Isis stronghold of Raqqa, the US military confirmed yesterday.
US Air Force Colonel John Dorrian, a spokesman for the US-led Operation Inherent Resolve bombing coalition, confirmed leaks from anonymous officials to the...
PLO highlights plight of Palestinian prisoners on Women’s Day
Thursday 9th Mar 2017
SOUTH AFRICANS got a peek at the ANC’s five-year plan yesterday after two policy papers for its summer conference were leaked.
The Strategy and Tactics and Organisational Renewal discussion documents were first on a list of nine set to be officially released at a press conference...
SYRIAN troops reached the Euphrates yesterday after breaking through Isis lines east of Aleppo.
The brigade completed its march to the shores of Lake Assad, the artificial waterway formed by the Isis-held Tabqa dam further east, as the terrorist army collapsed.
Nationalists aggrieved by constitutional settlement attacked communist rally
Wednesday 8th Mar 2017
THE Turkish, Russian and US military chiefs of staff met yesterday to discuss tensions between their forces in Syria.
Turkey’s General Hulusi Akar, Russia’s General Valery Gerasimov and US Marine Corps General Joseph Dunford met in the Turkish city of Antalya, near the...