Israeli Army Confirms it Fired Into UN Gaza Refuge

Posted by: Latief on July 28th, 2014

Israeli Army Confirms it Fired Into UN Gaza Refuge

Jerusalem: The Israeli army on Sunday confirmed firing a mortar round into a Gaza UN shelter where 15 people died on Thursday, but denied killing anyone at the site. Briefing journalists on the findings of an internal MILITARY enquiry into the incident at a UN school in Beit Hanun, spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Peter Lerner said […]

Letter to Mumbai Police Threatens ‘Revenge’ for Gaza Attacks

Mumbai has been put on high alert after the police received a letter purportedly threatening a terror attack in the CITY to “take revenge for Gaza” attacks. The one-page letter, addressed to Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria, was received by the Control Room on July 25 (Friday) through post. “We will take revenge for Gaza. […]

Taliban recent gains cast doubt on Afghan forces ability

Posted by: Latief on July 28th, 2014

Taliban recent gains cast doubt on Afghan forces ability

KABUL: Taliban fighters are scoring early gains in several strategic areas near the capital this summer, inflicting heavy casualties and casting new doubt on the ability of Afghan forces to contain the insurgency as the United States MOVES TO complete its withdrawal of combat troops, according to Afghan officials and local elders. The Taliban have […]

Fighting complicates Ukraine crash probe, U.S., EU prepare Russia sanctions

Fierce fighting in eastern Ukraine where a Malaysian airliner was downed further complicated an investigation on Sunday as Europe and the United States prepared economic sanctions on Russia over the conflict. At least thirteen people were killed in clashes between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian rebels which raged in five areas around the wider region. International […]

More than 50 killed in Libya’s Benghazi, Tripoli after heavy clashes

At least 36 people were killed in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi, many of them civilians, in clashes between Libyan SPECIAL FORCES and Islamist militants on Saturday night and Sunday morning, medical and security sources said. Another 23 people, all Egyptian workers, were killed in the capital Tripoli when a rocket hit their home on […]

Agreement reached with Ukraine separatists on access to crash site: Malaysia

An agreement has been reached with separatists in Ukraine to enable international police to oversee a site where a Malaysian plane was downed and investigators to determine why the aircraft crashed, Malaysia’s prime MINISTER said on Sunday. Pro-Russian separatists remain in control of the site where Malaysia AIRLINES FLIGHT MH17 was shot down earlier this […]

Iraq: IS militants dynamite shrine of Hazrat Shish (A.S)

Posted by: Latief on July 27th, 2014

Iraq: IS militants dynamite shrine of Hazrat Shish (A.S)

MOSUL: Militants from the Islamic State group that controls large parts of Iraq have blown up a shrine in the CITY of Mosul, an official and witnesses said Saturday. Jihadists destroyed the shrine of Hazrat Shish (A.S) in Mosul, the de facto Iraqi capital of the “caliphate” proclaimed last month by Islamic State (IS) leader […]

2 policemen killed in Kashmir clashes; Tulmulla under curfew

Two constables of Jammu and Kashmir Police were killed and over a dozen injured in clashes with demonstrators. Curfew has been imposed in Tulmulla township of Ganderbal district on Saturday following a clash outside the famous Khirbhawani temple. Senior Police officials said that “miscreants” were making “concerted efforts” to disturb the atmosphere of peace in […]

U.S. evacuates Libya embassy after ‘free-wheeling militia violence’

The United States evacuated its embassy in Libya on Saturday, driving diplomats across the border into Tunisia under heavy MILITARY escort after escalating clashes broke out between rival militias in Tripoli. SECURITY in the Libyan capital has deteriorated following two weeks of fighting between brigades of former rebel fighters who have pounded each other with […]

Bollywood Hamlet set in Kashmir likely to cause controversy in India

Vishal Bhardwaj’s Haider, which will be released in the autumn, includes graphic scenes of torture in Indian ARMY camps Ophelia is a young journalist, Polonius a sinister policeman and Laertes works for a multinational. The climactic duel is a firefight in a snowy graveyard, and the famous “play within a play” features rows of synchronised […]