The Saudi-led coalition engaged in Yemen has said its forces intercepted and downed drones launched by the Iran-aligned Houthi movement towards the Saudi border city of Najran in the first such incident since late March. There was no immediate comment from the Houthi group about the attack, which comes after[…]
The two most prominent political parties in Israel today continued marathon negotiations to reach an agreement to form a coalition government before the Jewish Passover holiday, which lasts for a week, starting from Wednesday evening. “Everybody feels anxious to reach an agreement as soon as possible, preferably before the Passover,”[…]
The EFF’s refusal to enter into coalitions with the ANC or DA will give it extraordinary power in local government, but could slow down decision-making, political analysts say. “It will get the two bigger parties to do the dirty work for it, effectively getting to do what governments do without[…]
The local government election results should serve as a warning to the African National Congress and its alliance partners to listen, Cosatu said on Friday. “This was a final warning shot to the movement. We must listen, the people they are saying the movement must rid itself of factionalism and[…]
The Democratic Alliance on Tuesday dismissed “ANC-inspired rumours” that coalition agreements have been reached, saying negotiations were ongoing. “This includes Luthuli House’s desperate spin that the DA was horse-trading control of metros. These are the last kicks of a dying horse, desperate to cling onto power using misinformation,” said James[…]
Coalition air forces pounded positions held by Islamic State in Ramadi on Thursday, Iraqi military statements said, in support of government troops seeking to retake the western Iraqi city and push on to drive the militants from key population centers. Warplanes from the US-led coalition carried out 27 strikes against[…]
A group of Hanover Park imams have warned they will camp outside the houses of drug dealers and gangsters if they refuse to stop the relentless shootings in the community. A coalition of shuyookh has been formed to fight gang warfare in the area, amid an upsurge of violence in[…]
France’s President Francois Hollande called on the United States and Russia on Monday to join a global coalition to destroy Islamic State following the attacks in Paris, and hours later French fighter jets launched fresh strikes on targets in Syria. “France is at war,” Hollande told a joint session of[…]
Canada’s prime minister-elect Justin Trudeau said he told US President Barack Obama that Canadian fighter jets would withdraw from fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group, without giving a timeline. Trudeau, who had promised to withdraw Canada from combat in the coalition fight against ISIL, said[…]
Amnesty International has accused the Arab coalition fighting in Yemen of carrying out unlawful air strikes, some of which amount to war crimes. The UK-based rights group on Wednesday called for the suspension of transfers of certain arms to members of the coalition, which launched an air campaign against Houthi[…]
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