Truce between regime and ‘moderate’ rebels will not include Islamic State
Saturday 13th Feb 2016
posted by James Tweedie in World
RIGHTWINGERS protested across Ecuador on Wednesday following President Rafael Correa’s sacking of the country’s four top generals for issuing statements on “administrative matters.”
Head of the joint chiefs of staff General Luis Garzon had condemned the...
Friday 12th Feb 2016
Islamists ‘will execute’ anyone breaking rebel siege
Thursday 11th Feb 2016
GERMAN prosecutors said yesterday they had charged a 58-year-old Turkish man with membership of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).
The man — identified only as Bedrettin K, with his full surname not given — was charged with “membership of a foreign terrorist...
US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter insisted yesterday that Libyans would do most of the fighting against Islamic State (Isis) terrorists in their country.
His comments came a day after anonymous officials in his department revealed that they were asking the Treasury for $200 million...
ISLAMIC STATE (Isis) claimed responsibility for a suicide car bombing that killed at least 10 people in the Syrian capital Damascus yesterday.
The blast hit the Police Club, where officers’ families were staying, in the Masaken Barzeh district, on a busy street close to a fruit...
Wednesday 10th Feb 2016
TWO teenage Palestinian girls were detained by Israeli occupation forces yesterday for alleged knife attacks.
The arrests came hours after three Palestinian members of the Knesset, the Israeli parliament, were suspended on the orders of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
US president vows to replace Plan Colombia with peace-building
Saturday 6th Feb 2016
REBEL-HELD towns across Syria fell to government forces yesterday as Nato powers, as the fighting forced thousands more civilians from their homes.
Syrian troops, backed by Lebanese and Iraqi militias, liberated Rityan, north of Syria’s second city Aleppo, from the Nusra...
Government soldiers capture Zahraa pocket of resistance
Friday 5th Feb 2016