Ballistic missiles intercepted over Abu Dhabi; U.S. State Department issues alert

Ballistic missiles intercepted over Abu Dhabi; U.S. State Department issues alert

An Emirati woman paddles a canoe past skyscrapers in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Wednesday, October 2, 2019. Christopher Pike | Bloomberg | Getty Images DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – The United Arab Emirates intercepted two ballistic missiles over its capital Abu Dhabi early Monday morning, the official WAM news agency reported. “The Ministry of … Read more

Oil hits seven-year high as Houthi attack on UAE rattles regional tensions

Oil hits seven-year high as Houthi attack on UAE rattles regional tensions

A storage facility of oil giant ADNOC near the airport in the United Arab Emirates’ capital Abu Dhabi on January 17, 2022. AFP | Getty Images DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – The United Arab Emirates has vowed to retaliate against Houthi militants for a deadly attack on its capital Abu Dhabi on Monday that killed … Read more

Texas synagogue terrorist was able to enter US from Britain despite ‘series of red flags’

Texas synagogue terrorist was able to enter US from Britain despite ‘series of red flags’

Akram then traveled from New York to Texas by coach, checking into a homeless shelter in Dallas upon arrival. He spent approximately two weeks at the centre, during which time he appears to have illegally purchased a firearm from someone on the street. Akram approached the Congregation Beth Israel synagogue in Colleyville and knocked on … Read more

Yemen’s Houthi Rebels Claim Suspected Drone Strikes on U.A.E. Capital

Yemen’s Houthi Rebels Claim Suspected Drone Strikes on U.A.E. Capital

Yemen’s Houthi rebels said they were behind suspected drone attacks in the United Arab Emirates that killed three people on Monday, as escalating fighting in a seven-year-old civil war spills over into the whole Middle East. The Houthis, who are backed by Iran, said they had targeted Abu Dhabi in retaliation for a recent escalation … Read more

Afghanistan’s Taliban Battle Rebellion by Ethnic Minority Fighters

Afghanistan’s Taliban Battle Rebellion by Ethnic Minority Fighters

KABUL—The Afghan Taliban are battling a rebellion of ethnic minority fighters within their own ranks in the north of the country, a sign that ties are fraying within the alliance built by the Islamist group that took control of the country. country in August. Some Uzbeks who have joined the Taliban, which is dominated by … Read more

Nearly 8,000 detained in Kazakhstan over violent protests

Nearly 8,000 detained in Kazakhstan over violent protests

MOSCOW (AP) – Nearly 8,000 people in Kazakhstan have been arrested by police in protests that escalated into violence last week and marked the worst unrest the former Soviet nation has faced since gaining independence ago 30 years old, authorities said on Monday. President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on Monday called the unrest following the initially peaceful … Read more

New trial seeks to hold Facebook accountable for shooting death of federal security officer

New trial seeks to hold Facebook accountable for shooting death of federal security officer

Legal action filed Wednesday aims to detain Facebook‘s FB 2.56% The parent company responsible for the 2020 murder of a federal security guard, in the latest push to challenge protections for websites hosting user-generated content. In a complaint against Meta Platforms Inc., FB 2.56% Angela Underwood Jacobs has said the alleged murder of her brother, … Read more

Iran’s Top Diplomat in Yemen Leaves the Country

Iran’s Top Diplomat in Yemen Leaves the Country

Iran’s top diplomat in Yemen left the country on Saturday as part of a deal between Houthi militants controlling the capital and Saudi Arabia, regional officials said. Hassan Irloo, who was smuggled into Yemen last year and appointed Iranian ambassador to Houthi-controlled areas of the country, left on an Iraqi military plane sent to retrieve … Read more