Mosul

It’s a Ramadan nightmare. One child has died and some 800 internally displaced persons (IDPs) from Mosul in Hassansham U2 camp suffer from food poisoning after a charity delivered food from an Erbil restaurant.  Monday evening, a Qatari charity organization brought Iftar dinner for 2,000 IDPs breaking their Ramadan fast in the camp. The meals were […]

Libya’s Gaddafis are in the news again. Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, second son of the late deposed Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi, is said to have been freed under an amnesty, in a move which could fuel further instability. He had been held by a militia in the town of Zintan for the past six years. […]

The situation is not improving for Qatar as Egypt is closing its airspace to Qatari planes in a growing diplomatic row, with Saudi Arabia and Bahrain expected to do the same on Tuesday. Several countries have cut ties with Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism in the Gulf region. Airlines affected will include Qatar Airways, […]

Terror struck again in the heart of the British capital of London. Six people have been killed in an attack in central London in which three assailants were shot dead by police.  A white van hit several pedestrians on London Bridge before stopping. Three men then left the vehicle and stabbed a number of people […]

The black flag of ISIS has been raised in the Philippines. At least 103 people have died in the city of Marawi on the southern island of Mindana  o in less than a week as fighters affiliated with the so-called Islamic State engaged in violent clashes with government forces, and martial law was declared over the entire island. Local […]

Donald Trump has said he will decide whether to pull out of a key climate change deal in the next week, having apparently shrugged off pressure from US allies in recent days. The US president tweeted he would make his “final decision” on the Paris accord after his return to Washington. Mr Trump left the […]

The UK terror threat level has been raised to its highest level of “critical”, meaning further attacks may be imminent, according to British Prime Minister Theresa May. Military personnel will now be deployed to protect key sites under the new threat level. The change in terror threat comes after investigators were unable to rule out […]

  North Korea has carried out another ballistic missile test, days after South Korea elected its new president. The missile was launched near north-western Kusong, flying hundreds of miles then landing in the Sea of Japan. The White House said US President Donald Trump “cannot imagine Russia is pleased” because the missile landed not far […]

Congratulations to Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron for decisively winning the French presidential election, and defeating far-right candidate Marine Le Pen. Mr Macron won with 66% of the vote to become, at 39, the country’s youngest president. Mr Macron will also become the first president from outside the two traditional main parties since the modern republic’s […]

Congressional negotiators have reached an agreement on a spending bill to keep the US government running until 30 September, media report. The bipartisan deal boosts military spending but does not include funding for President Donald Trump’s proposed wall on the Mexico border, they say. The reported $1 trillion deal (£770bn) is expected to be voted […]


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