Media Watch

'19Jan
11

The strange normality of life in a breakaway state

A postal address is the marker that identifies our home's place in the world. The last line designates our country, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. But for a few million people worldwide, that last line of the...
'19Jan
09

Problem of captured IS fighters grows as US plans Syria exit

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of foreign Islamic State fighters have been captured in Syria, and what to do with them has become a problem for the Trump administration as it prepares to pull American troops from the...
'19Jan
09

Fate of detained IS fighters uncertain as US exits Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — What to do with hundreds of foreign Islamic State fighters captured in Syria has become a critical and growing problem for the Trump administration as it prepares to pull troops out of the country...
'19Jan
07

'Matter for concern' that man captured in Syria obtained Irish citizenship

Update 11am: The Taoiseach has said that a man captured in Syria by militants fighting Isis is entitled to consular assistance from the state.Speaking from Mali on Monday, where he is visiting Irish Defence Forces...
'19Jan
07

Egypt’s El-Sissi Inaugurates Cathedral, Mosque

CAIRO — Egypt's president on Sunday inaugurated a new cathedral for the Coptic Orthodox Church and one of the region's largest mosques in a highly symbolic gesture at a time when Islamic militants are increasingly...
'19Jan
06

Egypt el-Sissi inaugurates cathedral, mosque in new capital

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s president on Sunday inaugurated a new cathedral for the Coptic Orthodox Church and one of the region’s largest mosques in a highly symbolic gesture at a time when Islamic militants are...
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