Tue, April 24, 2018

Missile attack on Syrian airbase, US blamed

Damascus: An airbase in Syria's Homs province was hit by "several missiles" in a "likely attack by the US" on Monday, according to state me...

OIC welcomes UNSC resolution on Syria

Image Courtesy: ABC Jeddah, Feb 26: The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has welcomed the UN Security Council resolution calling for a 30-day ceasefire in...

New attacks in Syria's Eastern Ghouta after UNSC resolution

Image Courtesy: Arab News Damascus: Syrian government forces on Sunday continued their airstrikes and shelling of Eastern Ghouta, a rebel-held suburb of the capital...

Florida high school shooting kills 17

Image Courtesy: The Advocate Washington: At least 17 people were killed and several others were injured in a school shooting on Wednesday in the US state of Florida...

US shutdown over, new deadline looms

Washington: US President Donald Trump has signed a temporary funding bill ending a nearly three-day government shutdown, capping off deadlock and reinstating funds...

Southern California wildfire largest on record

Los Angeles: The wildfire, which has razed 273,400 acres in southern California so far, has become the largest wildfire in the state since records began. The Ca...

The Moral Appeal of Human Rights: Babu Gogineni

Babu Gogineni IS IT WORTH THE EFFORT?  With wide-spread poverty, malnutrition, ill health, gender discrimination, unequal distribution of the world’s resourc...

'Over 100 Rohingya killed fleeing Myanmar in two months'

United Nations: More than 100 Rohingya refugees have drowned in shipwrecks and boat capsizes as they fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh, according to a UN official....

7.3-magnitude quake near Iran-Iraq border kills 147

Tehran/Baghdad: At least 147 people were killed after a powerful earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale struck near the Iran-Iraq border, media reports said...

26 killed in Texas church shooting

Washington: At least 26 people were killed when a lone gunman wearing a ballistic vest and carrying a military-style rifle, opened fire on worshippers at a Baptist...
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