BREAKING | North Korea fires unidentified projectile

North Korea fired off an “unidentified projectile” Sunday according to South Korean defence officials, a week after its latest missile launch. “North Korea fired an unidentified projectile at Pukchang, South Pyongan province in the afternoon […]

SYRIA | IS ‘executes’ 19 civilians

Members of the Islamic State group have ‘executed’ 19 civilians including two children in a village held by anti-jihadists in eastern Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Saturday. “IS fighters entered Jazrat al-Boushams […]

IRAQ | IS-claimed suicide bombings kill 35

Suicide bombings at checkpoints in Baghdad and south Iraq claimed by the Islamic State group killed at least 35 people and wounded dozens more, officials said on Saturday. The bombings, which hit Iraq the previous […]

IRAN | Hassan Rouhani Wins Presidential Election

Iran’s reformist President Hassan Rouhani has emphatically won the country’s presidential election, according to official results, fending off a challenge by principlist rival, Ebrahim Raisi. With nearly all of votes in Friday’s hard-fought poll counted, […]

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