Middle East

Why this selfie sparked outrage

On his arrival in Israel on May 22, US President Donald Trump shook hands and posed for a selfie with controversial Israeli lawmaker Oren Hazan, who in 2015 was suspended amid allegations, denied by him, relating to pimping and drug use. Shaking hands with political figures and other dignitaries on …

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Dozens killed in Egypt shooting

Twenty-six people were killed when gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt?s Minya province on May 26, according to the Egyptian Ministry of interior. The bus was travelling to the Monastery of St Samuel the Confessor when it came under attack by unidentified militants in four …

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Osama Bin Laden son’s ominous message

A decade-old al Qaeda propaganda video is a reminder of the true origins of ISIS and its ties to the militant group founded by Osama Bin Laden. Photo: Associated Press An artist impression of what Hamza bin Laden looks like now using age progression technology. OSAMA bin Laden may long …

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Lockerbie bomber’s son sends warning

The son of the notorious Lockerbie bomber has warned Britain to expect a ‘wave of terror’ in the wake of the Manchester attack. Picture: Getty Images BRITAIN should brace itself for a wave of terror in the wake of the horrific Manchester nail bomb attack last week, the son or …

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Ramadan ad goes viral for wrong reason

Middle Eastern phone provider ‘Zain’ produced an anti-terrorism ad for Ramadan, that has gone viral around the world. Zain’s ant-terror Ramadan ad makes an apparent reference to Omran Daqneesh, who was famously photographed bloodied and dazed in the back of an ambulance during the Syrian War. Picture: Youtube A VIDEO …

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Australian girl killed in terrorist bombing

12-year-old Zaynb Al Harbeya killed in a terrorist blast in Baghdad Picture: Sky News AN Australian girl has been killed in a terror attack at an ice-cream parlour in Baghdad. Zaynb Al Harbeya, 12, was at an ice cream parlour in the Iraqi capital when the car bombing occurred. Zaynb …

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‘She just wanted to get ice cream’

Layla Al-Saabary, cousin to Melbourne schoolgirl Zynab Al Harbiya killed in Baghdad terror attack speaks to The Project. 12-year-old Zynab Al Harbiya killed in a terrorist blast in Baghdad. A 12-YEAR-OLD Melbourne girl killed in an Islamic State terror attack in Baghdad told family she was “scared of the bombs” …

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ISIS claims Kabul truck bomb attack

A picture being circulated via social media purporting to show the aftermath of the Kabul embassy district blast. Picture: Twitter AUSTRALIAN diplomats went into lockdown after a tanker full of explosives detonated in the embassy district of Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, killing and wounding more than 400. The attack that came …

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ISIS prepares Mosul last stand

The Iraqi Federal Police commander, Shaker Jawdat, said on May 31 that advancing troops had captured a number of armored Islamic State vehicles near the Old City in Mosul. Footage released by the police shows the vehicles. Footage released by the police shows the vehicles, which are typical of the …

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Photographer’s army embed goes wrong

Ali Arkady a photojournalist was embedded deep in an elite unit of Iraqi soldiers battling Islamic State who captured sickening incidents of torture, executions and abuse of suspected militants and civilians. Ali Arkady is a photojournalist who spent time documenting the Iraqi army. HE thought he would be filming heroes …

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