Showing posts with label Middle East News. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Middle East News. Show all posts

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Meet the seven-year-old girl tweeting from Aleppo

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Seven-year-old Bana Alabed tweeted a photo a week ago, sitting at a desk with a book, her doll in the background. "Good afternoon from Aleppo," the caption read. "I'm reading to forget the war."

Monday, September 12, 2016

Syria war: Cessation of hostilities comes into effect

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A cessation of hostilities has come into effect in Syria, although it is unclear how widely it will be observed.
If the truce holds for seven days, the US and Russia will carry out co-ordinated air strikes against jihadist militants.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Syrian forces 'drop chlorine' on Aleppo

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Syrian government forces have been accused of dropping barrel bombs containing chlorine from helicopters on a suburb of Aleppo, injuring 80 people.

Monday, August 22, 2016

Terrifying moment boy as young as 12 was stripped of suicide belt on his way to kill

Child bomber stopped before terrorists blow him up with remote control
A boy as young as 12 has been stripped of his suicide belt and arrested in dramatic scenes moments before it was about to be detonated.
The boy, who police have said was 12 or 13, cried as he was stopped by police in Kirkuk, Iraq, less than

Saturday, August 20, 2016

CHRISTIAN FIGHTBACK: Astonishing plan to liberate land from vile ISIS

Christians are prepared to return to Mosul two years after ISIS took the Iraqi city
JUST two years after Islamic State forced more than 100,000 Christians out of their homes in a night of terror, families have revealed they hope to return.
ISIS took the city of Mosul in Iraq in June 2014 and embarked on a terrifying campaign of ethnic cleansing.

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Osama Bin Laden's son calls for global jihad against the West

Osama and Hamza Bin Laden in the early 2000s
THE 23-year-old son of slain al-Qaeda founder Osama Bin Laden has issued n alarming call for the group's terror fanatics to wage a global jihad on the West.
Hamza Bin Laden, who was groomed by his fanatical father from an early age, also called on Islamists in

Islamic State unveils first EVER spokeswoman in bid to brainwash girls to join death cult

ISIS and female spokeswoman
THE Islamic State has taken the unprecedented step of using a female spokesman in a bid to lure more girls to the twisted caliphate.
The unnamed woman, who is fully veiled, appears in one of the death cult's propaganda videos called

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Incredible pictures show Syrians celebrate freedom from ISIS by burning niqabs, cutting beards and smoking cigarettes

These heartwarming pictures show Syrians burning niqabs, cutting off their beards and smoking cigarettes after being freed from ISIS control.
The Syria Democratic Forces, with air support from coalition fighters, said last week they had taken almost

Friday, August 12, 2016

IS kills five for smuggling people out of its territory: SITE

IS kills five for smuggling people out of its territory: SITE
BAGHDAD (Iraq) — The Islamic State group killed five men in Iraq for smuggling people out of territory it controls, the SITE Intelligence Group said on Friday (Aug 12).
Photos posted on social media showed militants from IS, which has suffered a string of losses in Iraq,

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Iran executes nuclear scientist for spying for U.S.

Iran executes nuclear scientist for spying for U.S.
Iran has confirmed it has executed a nuclear scientist believed to have revealed secrets to the US.
Shahram Amiri’s mother told the BBC her son’s body had been returned to his hometown, and he had rope marks around his neck.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Top Saudi clerical body renews fatwa against Pokemon

Top Saudi clerical body renews fatwa against Pokemon
DUBAI - Saudi Arabia's top clerical body has renewed a 15-year-old edict that the Pokemon game franchise is un-Islamic, Saudi media said on Wednesday, although the fatwa made no mention of the successful new Pokemon GO mobile game.

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Hero hugged suicide bomber to save other people’s lives

A man has been hailed a hero after he apparently took his own life to save the lives of countless other people.
It has been reported that Najih Shaker Al-Baldawi approached a suicide bomber and hugged him as he

Saturday, July 9, 2016

ISIS extremists behead four footballers after declaring the sport anti-Islamic

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ISIS militants have beheaded four members of a football team after declaring the sport anti-Islamic.
The extremists banned organised sports like football when they took over Raqqa in Syria more than two years ago.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

ISIS militants BOILED ALIVE as punishment for fleeing battlefield

ISIS fighters
DEPRAVED Islamic State militants boiled seven of their own fighters to death for fleeing the battlefield in their latest warped method of execution.

Saudi king vows to fight religious extremists after bombings

GENEVA/DUBAI - The king of Saudi Arabia warned his country would strike with an "iron hand" against people who preyed on youth vulnerable to religious extremism, a day after suicide bombers struck three

Monday, July 4, 2016

Suicide bombers hit three Saudi cities

Suicide bombers hit three Saudi cities
RIYADH - Suicide bombers struck three cities across Saudi Arabia on Monday, in an apparently coordinated campaign of attacks as Saudis prepared to break their fast on the penultimate day of the holy

Sunday, July 3, 2016

Nearly 95 killed in overnight Baghdad bombings claimed by Islamic State

Nearly 95 killed in overnight Baghdad bombings claimed by Islamic State
BAGHDAD - Nearly 95 people were killed and 200 wounded in two bombings overnight in Baghdad, most of them in a busy shopping area as residents celebrated Ramadan, police and medical sources said Sunday.

Friday, July 1, 2016

Haj pilgrims to get e-bracelets for safety: Media

Haj pilgrims to get e-bracelets for safety: Media
RIYADH (Saudi Arabia) — Muslim pilgrims joining this year’s haj in Saudi Arabia will have to wear an electronic safety bracelet, newspapers reported Friday (July 1), after more than 2,000 died in a stampede

Israeli-American girl, 13, killed by Palestinian 'terrorist' in her West Bank bedroom

JERUSALEM,  (UPI) -- A 13-year-old Israeli-American girl was stabbed to death Thursday inside her own bedroom in a West Bank Jewish settlement, officials said, in what police say was a militant attack by a

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Israel bans access for non-Muslims to Jerusalem holy site

Israel bans access for non-Muslims to Jerusalem holy site
JERUSALEM — Israeli police on Tuesday banned non-Muslims from a contentious Jerusalem holy site until the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan following repeated clashes with Palestinians rioters.