Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Battle for Mosul

A boy rides his bike past destroyed cars and houses in a neighborhood recently liberated by Iraqi security forces, on the western side of Mosul, Iraq on Sunday, March 19, 2017. The battle for western Mosul looks to be the most devastating yet for Iraqi...

Lille shooting: Several people injured after gunman opened fire in Lille, France

At least three people, including a minor, have reportedly been injured in the city of Lille after a gunman opened fire near the central Porte d’Arras metro station. A heavy police presence is reported at the scene. Witnesses heard at least five shots fired in central...

Scientists warning that there’s a “very real risk” of Jesus Christ’s tomb collapse

Few places are more holy to Christians than what's thought to be Christ's tomb in Jerusalem, but scientists are now warning that there's a "very real risk" of collapse at the site. ______ Researchers from the National Technical University of Athens say the Edicule, a shrine...

Saudi Arabia is carrying out an “open-air massacre” of Yemeni civilians facing famine

Aid groups say Saudi Arabia is carrying out an “open-air massacre” of Yemeni civilians facing famine amid Riyadh’s two-year-long military campaign against the impoverished country. ______ "The bombs that rain down every day in Yemen show an absolute disdain for civilian life," Jean-Pierre Delomier of Handicap...

Wikileaks released the second batch of ‘Vault-7’ on CIA hacking techniques, called “Dark Matter”

Wikileaks has released the new batch of 'Vault 7' revelations on CIA hacking techniques. The "Dark Matter" contains documentation for several CIA projects that infect Apple Mac computer firmware eveloped by the CIA's Embedded Development Branch (EDB). https://twitter.com/wikileaks/status/844897244155392002 https://twitter.com/wikileaks/status/844897887385456640

“SOON OUR Battle On Your Land”, ISIS supporters celebrating London terror attack

ISIS sympathizers are cheering the apparent deadly terror attack in London with memes and photos on social media, but there was no immediate claim of responsibility from the black-clad jihadist network. ______ Recent posts in Telegram channels linked to ISIS are filled with chatter, calling the...

US to investigate airstrike in Syria school after activists said killed dozens of civilians

The U.S. military said Wednesday that it was investigating claims that it had bombed a school in northern Syria where activists said dozens of civilians had been killed. ______ The strike, which hit a building in the rural north of Raqqa province, marked the second time in...

UK parliament “marauding terrorist attack” left four dead and at least 20 injured

Four people were killed and at least 20 injured in London on Wednesday after a car plowed into pedestrians and an attacker stabbed a policeman close to the British parliament in what police called a "marauding terrorist attack." ______ The dead included the assailant and the...

World has just three months to save millions of people in Yemen and Somalia from starvation: Red Cross

The world has got just three to four months to save millions of people in Yemen and Somalia from starvation, as drought and war wreck crops and block aid across the region, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Wednesday. ______ The agency...

At least 33 people killed in a US-led coalition strike on a school in Syria: monitor

At least 33 people were killed in a US-led coalition strike on a school used as a centre for displaced people near a jihadist-held Syrian town, a monitor said Wednesday. ______ The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the strike south of Al-Mansoura, a town held...

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