Media Watch

'19Jan
11

Withdrawal from Syria has begun, U.S. official says

ASSOCIATED PRESS A U.S. soldier, left, sat on an armored vehicle, April 4, behind a sand barrier at a newly installed position near the front line between the U.S-backed Syrian...
'18Dec
30

How Russia's school children are recruited as Putin's covert muscle

New details also show that a GRU unit has been at the forefront of Russia's psychological warfare efforts, including a previously undisclosed attempt to influence Ukraine policy in Congress in 2015.LoadingAs...
'18Dec
26

IS-claimed attack on Libya foreign ministry kills at least three

TRIPOLI: Suicide attackers stormed the Libyan foreign ministry in the capital Tripoli on Tuesday (Dec 25), killing at least three people including a senior civil servant in an attack claimed by the Islamic State (...
'18Dec
24

Bahrain summons Iraqi diplomat over criticism from ex-PM Maliki

DUBAI: Bahrain's Foreign Ministry summoned the deputy charge d'affaires of the embassy of Iraq on Monday to denounce footage of former Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki criticising Manama's crackdown on the Shi'...
'18Dec
20

These Are The Real Winners And Losers Of Trump's Decision To Pull Out Of Syria

ASSOCIATED PRESS Donald Trump’s announcement that 2,000 US troops are no longer needed in Syria as Islamic State (ISIS) has been defeated, has sent ripples of concern right around the world.The...
'18Dec
14

Strasbourg reopens Christmas market after attacker shot dead

STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) - Strasbourg reopened its traditional Christmas market under heavy security on Friday, the morning after French police shot dead a gunman suspected of killing four people in the heart...
'18Oct
24

Tokyo confirms release of Japanese journalist Jumpei Yasuda after three years of captivity in Syria

The government confirmed Wednesday that Japanese journalist Jumpei Yasuda, who was captured by an armed group in Syria three years ago, has been released and is now in Turkey, Foreign Minister Taro Kono announced....
'18Aug
23

Russia records unidentified helicopters delivering weapons to Taliban, IS in Afghanistan

MOSCOW, August 23. /TASS/. Russia has recorded flights of unidentified helicopters delivering weapons to the Taliban (a movement outlawed in Russia) and the Islamic State (a terror group outlawed in Russia) units...
'18Aug
12

Taliban travel from Afghanistan to Uzbekistan for talks

In a rare diplomatic foray and the strongest sign yet of the Taliban’s increasing political presence in the region, the head of the militant group’s political office led a delegation to Uzbekistan to meet senior...
'18Aug
12

Taliban Travel From Afghanistan to Uzbekistan for Talks

ISLAMABAD — In a rare diplomatic foray and the strongest sign yet of the Taliban’s increasing political presence in the region, the head of the militant group’s political office led a delegation to Uzbekistan to...

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