25 October 2014 11:34
A US drone strike has killed three people in Yemen’s southern province of al-Bayda, tribal sources say.
The sources said the pilotless aircraft targeted suspected al-Qaeda-linked militants in Manasseh area.
While local sources say the victims were al-Qaeda-linked militants, officials have yet to comment on the report.
The attack is said to be the first US airstrike against militants in Yemen since Houthi...
25 October 2014 11:32
The first American military member has been killed in the US-led offensive against the ISIL terrorist group in Iraq, the Pentagon announced on Friday.
Lance Cpl. Sean P. Neal of Riverside, California, was killed in Baghdad on Thursday during what described by the Pentagon as a noncombat-related incident.
However, the death of the 19-year-old soldier is being investigated, the US...
24 October 2014 20:01
Takfiri group operating in Syria and Iraq, ISIL, is is earning about $1 million (790,000 euros) a day just from black market oil sales, the US said, noting that it’s intensifying efforts to undermine the finances of the terrorist group.
David Cohen, US Treasury under-secretary for terrorism and financial intelligence, said ISIL is earning about $1 million (790,000 euros) a day...
24 October 2014 19:34
Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati on Friday said the international coalition will never succeed in curbing or suppressing such Takfiri groups as Daesh.
Referring to threats of the extremist and Takfiri wings in the region, Jannati said similar acts of certain countries in air raiding such extremist groups as Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan have ended up in...
24 October 2014 17:12
Amnesty International calls on U.S. officials to investigate human rights abuses by police forces that reacted to protests in Ferguson, Missouri following the killing of teenager Michael Brown.
Police trying to quell protests in Ferguson, Missouri that erupted after the police killing of an unarmed black teenager, should be investigated for human rights abuses, an international human rights organization said in...
24 October 2014 17:04
New York City police shot and killed a hatchet-wielding man after he suddenly attacked a group of patrol officers without warning in a busy commercial district in Queens of New York.
Man attacked the group of four officers, unprovoked, as they posed for a photo with a freelance photographer on Thursday. Without a word, the man swung at an officer who...
24 October 2014 16:43
Ottawa Attack: Gunman Planned to Leave for Syria
The gunman who carried out Wednesday’s shooting attack in the Canadian capital Ottawa had recently applied for a passport and was hoping to leave for Syria, the country’s top cop said on Thursday, his mother told Canadian authorities.
Ottawa attack gunmanRoyal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Commissioner Bob Paulson said 32-year-old...
24 October 2014 15:48
The White House strategy to “destroy” ISIS in Iraq and Syria depends in part on a vague plan to support moderate elements in the opposition to Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, presumably to serve as boots on the ground to complete the job started through aerial attacks provided by U.S.-led coalition forces.
Ironically, President Obama in embracing such an approach contradicts his...
24 October 2014 14:44
The United States is using the Ebola outbreak as a smokescreen to go on with its plans for extracting natural gas and oil from West Africa, an investigative journalist says.
The Ebola “hype is to distract everyone from what is actually happening” in West Africa, Susanne Posel, chief editor of Occupy Corporatism, told Press TV on Thursday.
“What is actually happening in...
24 October 2014 14:26
The global human rights organization Amnesty International condemns the harsh police response to mostly peaceful protests in Ferguson, Missouri, which erupted after a white police officer killed an unarmed black teenager in August.
Amnesty International issued a report Friday urging an investigation into violations of human rights and other abuses by law enforcement officers during weeks of racially charged protests over...
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