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South Sudan army raped, burnt girls alive: UN

The United Nations (UN) has accused the South Sudanese army of raping and torching girls alive during a recent battle in a flashpoint border state. Investigators from the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) made the announcement in a report published on Tuesday. The report was based on the testimonies ...

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ISIL claims responsibility for bombing in Yemeni capital

The Takfiri ISIL terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the recent bombing in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, which reportedly killed 28 people. The terrorist group claimed in an online statement that it was behind the deadly bomb attack that targeted the residence of two leaders of the Houthi Ansarullah movement ...

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NSA eavesdropped France finance ministers: WikiLeaks

Whistleblower website WikiLeaks says the US National Security Agency (NSA) eavesdropped on two successive French finance ministers and the country’s high-stakes export contracts, trade and budget talks over a decade. According to Press TV quoting new documents released by the transparency website on Monday, the NSA wiretapped the communications of ...

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Security tightened in Egypt ahead of opposition protests

Egyptian army and police are beefing up security across the country ahead of opposition protest rallies planned to commemorate the second anniversary of the overthrow of Egypt’s first democratically-elected President Mohamed Morsi. According to Press TV, plans for the demonstrations, which are set to be held on Tuesday, have prompted ...

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In ‘first’, IS beheads two women in Syria: monitor

BEIRUT: The Islamic State (IS) group has beheaded two women in Syria on accusations of “sorcery,” the first such execution of women in Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said Tuesday. “The Islamic State group executed two women by beheading them in Deir Ezzor province, and this is ...

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India prepares for settling debt to Iran

India has asked its refineries to stock up on dollar and euro reserves in overseas accounts to avoid a run on the rupee in the event of having to pay back Iran more than $6 billion in outstanding debts. Indian refiners currently owe the money for oil imports after payment ...

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COAS, PM discuss Indian funding of ‘subversive activities’

ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif in a meeting with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday at PM House discussed Indian involvement in funding terrorism in Pakistan. The PM and COAS spoke about recent disclosures made in a BBC documentary which alleged that the Muttahida Qaumi Movement ...

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End-of-June deadline arrives in Iran-P5+1 talks

The deadline has arrived for Iran and the P5+1 for the potential conclusion of a comprehensive deal on Iran’s civilian nuclear program, with senior diplomats from both sides expected to hold sensitive talks in their last push to reach a deal. While there has been a lot of media speculation, ...

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MQM leader Amir Khan released from Karachi Central Jail

KARACHI: Senior Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Rabita Committee member Amir Khan was released from Karachi Central Jail on Tuesday, a day after an anti-terrorism court (ATC) granted him bail. After fulfilling legal requirements and submission of surety bonds of Rs1 million, Khan was released today. Yesterday, the ATC had granted ...

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Michael McCaul warns of terror attacks during July 4 events

House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul says Americans must remain alert to possible terrorist attacks during Independence Day celebrations next weekend. The Texas Republican said there has been an uptick in “chatter” on social media indicating that terrorists might be planning a strike over the July 4 holiday. “It is concerning,” ...

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