Air strike on displaced camp in Nigeria 'kills dozens'
Tuesday, January 17
Dozens of people were killed on Tuesday when an air force jet
accidentally bombarded a camp in northeast Nigeria for those made
homeless by Boko Haram Islamists. Read More
Islamic State stage fierce attack on Syrian army enclave
State has launched its fiercest assault in a year against a besieged
Syrian government enclave in the city of Deir al-Zor, trying to cut it
off from a nearby military air base in a battle that has killed dozens.
"This attack is one of the most fierce attempts by Daesh on the airport
and the area," the source told Reuters, using an Arabic term for the
group. "It seems Daesh has mobilized a big force." Describing the
fighting as the fiercest in the eastern city for a year, the Syrian
Observatory for Human Rights said on Monday that at least 82 people had
Israel steps up shadow war with Hezbollah
Institute for National Security Studies stressed in its annual
strategic assessment, released Jan. 2, that Hezbollah remains the most
serious threat the Jewish state faces. It urged Israel's intelligence
establishment to intensity efforts to block the transfer of advanced
weapons systems to Hezbollah — a process that may already be under way
with a spate of air and missiles strikes against Syria. The vast
majority of the arms supplied to Hezbollah from Iran pass through Syria.
Hezbollah, a key force keeping Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in
power amid the war in the country, is reportedly building military bases
and seeking to establish a presence in the disputed Golan Heights,
Donald Trump Mistakenly Tweets to the Wrong Ivanka — and Receives a Stinging Response
president-elect, whose inauguration is Friday, tweeted Monday night
that CNN was doing a “special report on my daughter, Ivanka. In his
original tweet, @drgoodspine said “@Ivanka Trump is Great a woman with
real character and class.” Although Trump changed the “G” in “great”
lowercase, he kept @Ivanka as is — and got a response from the
unsuspecting woman with that account name. Ivanka Majic responded to the
mistaken tag, “And you’re a man with great responsibilities.
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Iraqi troops capture historic Mosul mosque destroyed by IS
forces have captured the site of the Mosque of the Prophet Younis after
driving Islamic State group militants from a new neighborhood in
eastern Mosul, a spokesman said on Tuesday. The progress comes ...