Syria News

3 Kenyans charged in US on links with ISIS

According to the FBI, the three recorded videos pledging allegiance to Isis and expressed their desire “to kill non-believers, and even to potentially use a car for a martyrdom operation to run down non-believers in the USA.” Three Kenyans living in the United States have been arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) and charged with conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (Isis).

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 23, 2019

Asian Cup quarter-finals: four matches and a video ref

It could have been a very different competition if VAR had been used all along: two late penalties for UAE, and two goals in Australia’s win over Syria are among the incidents which may have faced scrutiny.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 23, 2019

Police fire tear gas at night-time protests in Sudan capital

Days before the protests erupted on December 19, Bashir met his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad in Damascus, becoming the first Arab leader to visit Syria since a brutal conflict broke out there.

New Vision , Uganda Jan 23, 2019

Police fire tear gas at night-time protests in Sudan capital

Days before the protests erupted on December 19, Bashir met his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad in Damascus, becoming the first Arab leader to visit Syria since a brutal conflict broke out there.

The Independent , Uganda Jan 23, 2019

Police fire tear gas at night-time protests in Sudan capital

Days before the protests erupted on December 19, Bashir met his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad in Damascus, becoming the first Arab leader to visit Syria since a brutal conflict broke out there.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 22, 2019

Asylum applications in Germany fall for second year in a row

Immigration remains a contentious topic in Germany, four years after Merkel’s 2015 decision to welcome a record 890,000 asylum applicants, mainly Muslims fleeing conflicts in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan.

EWN , South Africa Jan 22, 2019

Police fire tear gas at night-time protests in Sudan capital

Days before the protests erupted on 19 December, Bashir met his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad in Damascus, becoming the first Arab leader to visit Syria since a brutal conflict broke out there.

EWN , South Africa Jan 22, 2019

Russian heavy bomber crash-lands in Arctic, killing 2

Significant numbers have remained in service with the Russian air force, which has used the aircraft during its campaign in Syria.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 22, 2019

At least 10 dead as fire rages on Black Sea ships

The vessels which caught fire on Monday have the same names as two Tanzania-flagged ships the Maestro and Venice, which in 2018 were included on US sanctions advisory as delivering fuel to Syria.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 22, 2019

Mexico journalist murdered, as 2018 sets homicide record

He was the first journalist killed this year in what has become one of the world's deadliest countries for the press, behind only war-torn Afghanistan and Syria, according to watchdog group Reporters Without Borders.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 22, 2019