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Daily Archives: September 7, 2015

Lightning kills 34 in India amid monsoon storms

Lightning has taken at least 34 lives across southeastern India amid persisting strong monsoon storms. Twenty-two victims lost their lives in Andhra Pradesh State on Sunday, according to a report by the DPA. They were “mostly farmers or homeless who were outdoors,” the report quoted a local disaster management official ...

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Egypt court gives prison terms to 19 individuals

An Egyptian military court has handed down jail terms to 19 people, including three children, for attending anti-government demonstrations and allegedly storming state buildings. Sixteen of the convicts were sentenced to 10 years behind bars, and the three children received three-year prison terms each, the al-Quds al-Arabi daily reported, quoting ...

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Comedian leads in Guatemala presidential poll

Early results from the presidential election in the Central American country of Guatemala have put actor and comedian Jimmy Morales ahead of center-right businessman Manuel Baldizon by four percentage points. According to the figures released on Monday, Morales has so far gained 25 percent of the ballots against Baldizon’s 21 ...

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9 Taliban militants killed in security operations in Afghanistan

At least nine Taliban militants have been killed in the operations by the Afghan security forces in the country’s east-central province of Maidan Wardak. Afghan officials said on Monday that the militants were killed and four others were wounded during the operations in the areas of Ambokhak and Seyab in ...

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‘Israel to raze 13k Palestinian homes’. UN

The United Nations says some 13,000 Palestinian structures in the occupied West Bank are currently under Israeli demolition orders. In a Monday report titled “Under Threat”, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said that the orders “leave affected households in a state of chronic uncertainty and ...

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Qatari forces cross into Yemen through S Arabia: Video

Qatari military forces have reportedly joined Saudi troops in their ground invasion of Yemen. A video posted online on Sunday showed columns of Qatari troops rolling through al-Wadiah border crossing near Yemen. The video posted by the al-Jazeera news channel showed Qatari forces armed with heavy and medium weapons as ...

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Israel building separation wall to keep refugees out

Amid what is being referred to as the worst refugee crisis since WWII, the Israeli regime has announced construction of a separation wall to keep them out. During a weekly cabinet meeting on Sunday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that a 30-kilometer fence is being constructed along border with Jordan to stop “migrants,” he associated with terrorists, ...

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