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Cartel gunmen chase away security forces, free El Chapo’s son

 (Mexico City): – Heavily armed cartel fighters surrounded security forces and made them free one of drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman’s sons, whose brief apprehension triggered intense gunbattles across the city of Culiacan. Security Minister Alfonso Durazo said a patrol by National Guard militarized police first came under attack from within a house in […]

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Erdogan: Joint U.S.-Turkish effort on Syria to promote peace and stability in region

Sharing a series of social media posts related to the high-level meeting held between U.S. and Turkish delegations at the Beştepe Presidential Complex in the capital Ankara on Thursday, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan wrote on his official Twitter page that he was confident the joint Washington-Ankara effort would promote peace and stability in the […]

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Turkey to end cross-border offensive in northeastern Syria only after YPG leaves – FM Çavuşoğlu

“Pause of Turkey’s cross-border offensive called the “Operation Peace Spring” in northeastern Syria is not a cease-fire, the cease-fire can only happen between two legitimate sides,” Turkish Foreign Minister told press conference after talks with American delegation in the capital Ankara. The minister also stated that Turkey would end Syria op only after YPG terrorists […]

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Suicide car bombing in Afghanistan kills 2 soldiers

At least two soldiers were killed in an early morning suicide car bombing in eastern Afghanistan, an official confirmed on Wednesday. Assadullah Dawlatzai, spokesman for the Laghman Governor’s Office, told Anadolu Agency the suicide car bombing was aimed at the district administration compound in the Alishang area. More than 20 people, including young students of […]

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U.S. demands Syria ceasefire, slaps sanctions on Turkey over incursion

 (Washinton):-President Donald Trump imposed sanctions on Turkey on Monday and demanded the NATO ally stop a military incursion in northeast Syria that is rapidly reshaping the battlefield of the world’s deadliest ongoing war. Trump, who gave what critics say was a de facto green light for Turkey’s assault by ordering U.S. forces away from the […]

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Eight people killed and more than 20 wounded in fresh clashes in Iraqi capital Baghdad

At least eight anti-government demonstrators were killed, and dozens of others wounded in fresh clashes between protesters and Iraqi security forces in eastern Baghdad on Sunday, official sources told reporters on Sunday. At least eight people were killed and 25 wounded in new clashes between protesters and police in eastern Baghdad on Sunday, police and […]

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Former CIA chief questions US stability under Donald Trump

“We would look at it as a very corrupt government that is under the sway, right now, of this powerful individual who has been able to just corrupt the institutions and the laws of that country. Given the polarization of the country, as well, there’s just tremendous political instability here, and which is consuming the […]

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Saudi Arabia Working to Remove Sudan from US Terror List

Saudi Arabia is working to remove Sudan from the United States’ list of state sponsors of terrorism, a Saudi foreign ministry tweet said on Sunday. Saudi Arabia is also working on initiating investments in Sudan and improving existing projects, the tweet said, adding that Sudan was seeking Saudi Arabia’s support in international forums and wanted […]

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3-Country Talks on Nile Waters Wrap up without Agreement

Irrigation ministers from three key Nile Basin countries have wrapped up a two-day meeting in Sudan’s capital without agreeing on differences over Ethiopia’s soon-to-be-finished Blue Nile dam. Sudan Irrigation Minister Yasser Abbas told reporters in Khartoum on Saturday that “achievements” were made but there are “differences” on filling the giant reservoir and operating rules of […]