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Cease-fire with ISIS confirmed along Syrian-Lebanese border

Cease-fire with ISIS confirmed along Syrian-Lebanese border The zone under ISIL control straddles Lebanon's north-eastern border with Syria, and Hezbollah says it has mostly driven ISIL from its pocket on the Syrian side. The 9 Lebanese soldiers have been missing since August 2014, when ISIS and then Al-Qaeda affiliate Al-Nusra Front briefly overran Arsal, a town on Lebanon's restive eastern border with Syria. [Full Article...]

500000 join Barcelona march against terror attacks

500000 join Barcelona march against terror attacks Five days ago, 22-year-old Morrocan, Younes Abouyaaqoub, the prime suspect of the deadly auto ramming incident which witnessed the killing of at least 14 people and injured more than 100 others in the bustling Las Ramblas area of Barcelona , was killed by Spanish police. [Full Article...]

3 security personnel, one terrorist killed in fidayeen attack in J&K

3 security personnel, one terrorist killed in fidayeen attack in J&K The attack took place at the District Police Lines early on Saturday morning. In Srinagar , Commander of Srinagar based XV corps Lt Gen JS Sandhu said that terrorists entered the family quarters and targeted the security forces. "We thought it will end but it kept happening again and again", said Abdul Rashid, a resident of Pulwama town. The militants are now holed up in the complex, ... [Full Article...]

Local Red Cross Volunteers Rush to Texas

Local Red Cross Volunteers Rush to Texas Authorities in Texas have received thousands of rescue requests in the wake of the hurricane, which was downgraded to a tropical storm. Over 125 Red Cross Emergency Response Vehicles are already in the area and more than 200 more are on their way. [Full Article...]

British Labour Party makes dramatic shift on Brexit and single market

British Labour Party makes dramatic shift on Brexit and single market He also said his party wanted to see a final settlement that allowed Britain "more effective management of migration" - something that would make permanent membership of the single market hard. In yet another different Brexit position for Jeremy Corbyn's party, the Shadow Brexit Secretary has revealed he wants to allow freedom of movement to continue for up to FOUR YEARS. [Full Article...]

Somalia, US launch probe into death of civilians in airstrikes

Somalia, US launch probe into death of civilians in airstrikes Ali Nur Mohamed, deputy governor of the Lower Shabelle region, told reporters the civilians were killed when foreign troops with Somali forces raided a farm near Bariire village. "As I ran away I could see four armored vehicles parked outside", Wador said. Reuters viewed nine bodies at Madina hospital. The dead children were eight, nine, and 10 years old, said clan elder Abukar Osman Sheikh. [Full Article...]

FM says Iraqi forces have taken 70 percent of Tal Afar

FM says Iraqi forces have taken 70 percent of Tal Afar Iraqi armed forces have pushed out Daesh from Tal Afar city while some parts of the district bearing the same name remain under the terrorist group's control, a senior army official said Sunday. "France is strongly committed to supporting Iraq within the framework of the worldwide coalition against Daesh by providing air and logistical support to the Iraqi forces. [Full Article...]

United States calls talk with Abbas 'productive'

United States calls talk with Abbas 'productive' The American delegation told Abbas that the Trump administration will first work towards strengthening security and financial relations between the two sides. For weeks Palestinian officials have called on the United States to back a two-state solution and ask Israel to stop building settlements in the occupied West Bank, which most of the worldwide community considers illegal and an obstacle to t... [Full Article...]

Michael Hayden: I Understand Clapper's Concerns About Trump

Michael Hayden: I Understand Clapper's Concerns About Trump Separately، in an appearance Wednesday at the National Press Club in Canberra، Clapper said the Watergate affair paled in comparison to the scandals engulfing Trump and the Russian Federation connection. The network then wallpapered the screen with boxes of pundits who assessed Trump as "mentally unstable", "psychotically demented", and "bat-crap insane". [Full Article...]

Sri Lanka vs India: 3rd ODI Squads, Preview and Prediction

Sri Lanka vs India: 3rd ODI Squads, Preview and Prediction The visitors had defeated Sri Lanka by nine wickets in the ODI at Dambulla. The 23-year-old ended Siriwardana's run-a-ball 58, yorked Kapugedera (40) and sent back Dananjaya as Sri Lanka settled for a below-par total before it started raining. [Full Article...]

United States military helicopter crashes near Yemen, 1 troop missing

United States military helicopter crashes near Yemen, 1 troop missing The U.S.is waging a campaign against an arm of the al-Qaida terrorist group that has secured, in the words of U.S. officials , a "heavy" presence in Yemen . It has claimed responsibility for high-profile attacks in Europe and the US, including a 2009 shooting at a Little Rock, Ark., recruiting center. The U.S. [Full Article...]

Iraqi forces make fresh gains in Tal Afar against Islamic State

Iraqi forces make fresh gains in Tal Afar against Islamic State Tal Afar , which had 200,000 residents until IS captured it in a 2014 offensive, is on a strategic road that linked IS-held territories in Syria with Mosul. A predominantly Turkmen district, Tal Afar was overrun by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant fighters in 2014. Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani says medical workers should travel to areas around the battle for Tal Afar to help "to trea... [Full Article...]

Nikki Hayley: International Inspectors Must See Iranian Military Sites

Nikki Hayley: International Inspectors Must See Iranian Military Sites President Donald Trump , who during his election campaign had called the Iranian nuclear deal a "disaster" and " the worst deal ever negotiated ", approved new sanctions on Tehran this month for its missile program. Iranian leaders have countercharged that a series of new sanctions imposed by the United States over the missile tests this year also violate the "spirit" of the accord. [Full Article...]

Man with knife attacked police outside Buckingham Palace

Man with knife attacked police outside Buckingham Palace Buckingham Palace has been put on lockdown after two police officers were injured while attempting to arrest a knife-wielding man outside the Queen's royal homestead. " I saw one injured policeman with an injury to his arm although it didn't look severe ". The officers sustained minor injuries as they struggled to detain the 26-year old man, who they suppressed using CS spray. [Full Article...]

Stocks eke out gains after Jackson Hole speeches

Stocks eke out gains after Jackson Hole speeches Hong Kong's Hang Seng index advanced 0.4 per cent to 27,525.81 while Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.5 per cent to 3,271.94. The dollar is down 14 per cent against the common currency this year, but it edged up against some other major currencies after falling on worries about the shutdown risk, amid uncertainty over what message Fed policymakers will send over coming days. [Full Article...]

Trump threatens to shut down Govt, if necessary

Trump threatens to shut down Govt, if necessary Trump also preemptively placed blame on Congressional leaders for any struggle Republicans will have in raising the debt ceiling in September. Overlay Trump's potential intransigence on a Republican Party that has long brought itself to the brink of a shutdown, and you have more factors leading to a shutdown than at any time since, well, the last one. [Full Article...]

Top aide: Trump team 'must do better' after Charlottesville

Top aide: Trump team 'must do better' after Charlottesville The ad included a white woman with blonde hair and bare shoulders looking into the camera and whispering, "Harold, call me". Corker hasn't said yet whether he'll seek re-election in 2018. In addition, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, who rejected calls from Yale University classmates and alumni to resign after Trump's comments, said Friday that "Gary is committed to being here". [Full Article...]

Ram Rahim rape verdict: PM condemns violence, terms it as 'deeply distressing'

Ram Rahim rape verdict: PM condemns violence, terms it as 'deeply distressing' Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Saturday slammed the opposition and said that former Chief Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav and his family are more concerned about the 27 August "Desh Bachao - Bhajpa Bhagao" rally than the state's flood situation. [Full Article...]

Airstrikes kill 14 civilians in Sanaa

Airstrikes kill 14 civilians in Sanaa It came days after another air strike killed about 60 civilians. They said a review of the airstrike had found "a technical mistake was behind the accident". The coalition entered Yemen's war in 2015 in support of the government against the Iran-backed rebels, who seized Sanaa the previous year after forming a fragile alliance with troops loyal to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh . [Full Article...]

Donald Trump's National Security Adviser Sebastian Gorka Resigns From White House

Donald Trump's National Security Adviser Sebastian Gorka Resigns From White House Gorka also took issue with the fact that Trump's Afghanistan speech failed to mention either " radical Islam " or "radical Islamic terrorism ". Gorka and Bannon are friends and both former editors of the alt-right website Breitbart News, to which Bannon has returned following his stint in Washington. [Full Article...]


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