Published: 2015/9/22 20:50 • Updated: 2015/9/22 16:41 225 Reads • Published in: Arab & International
Follow up (AIN) -Saudi warplanes have bombed two houses in Yemen's capital, killing at least 20 civilians, medical and local officials say.

Published: 2015/9/22 19:50 • Updated: 2015/9/22 13:38 227 Reads • Published in: Arab & International
Follow up (AIN) -An Afghan official said at least 10 Afghan Army troops have been killed in what he described as an “insider attack” in the country’s north after a fellow soldier allowed insurgents inside a check point.

Deputy provincial police chief in northern Zawzjan province, Abdul Hafiz Khashi, said the attack happened before dawn on Tuesday in Qush Tepa district.

Mr. Khashi said Alim and an unspecified number of attackers were all killed in an ensuing shootout with Afghan troops.

No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack./End/
Published: 2015/9/22 18:50 • Updated: 2015/9/22 13:34 292 Reads • Published in: Arab & International
Follow up (AIN) -US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has said Muslims are eligible to be president and those debating the matter should “move on.”
Published: 2015/9/22 17:50 • Updated: 2015/9/22 13:04 262 Reads • Published in: Arab & International
Follow up (AIN) -White House spokesman Josh Earnest says the United States will direct nearly $419 million in humanitarian aid toward helping Syrian refugees.

Earnest says the money will help pay for emergency health care, safe drinking water, food and shelter.

Earnest says the U.S. has now committed to spend $4.5 billion to help address the dire conditions inside Syria and in refugee camps scattered across the region.

The money will come through the U.S. Agency for International Development and Congress will not have to approve the additional spending./End/
Published: 2015/9/22 16:30 • Updated: 2015/9/22 12:56 300 Reads • Published in: Arab & International
Follow up (AIN) -German police carried out dawn raids in Berlin Tuesday targeting individuals suspected of inciting people to go and fight for ISIS in Syria.

Published: 2015/9/22 15:10 • Updated: 2015/9/22 12:40 259 Reads • Published in: Arab & International
Follow up (AIN) -Skype, Microsoft’s online telephone and video service, said that some users are unable to make calls because their settings show that they and their contacts are offline, even when they are logged in. For that reason Skype stopped its function to all over world.

Affected users are unable to change their status, but they can use instant messaging and Skype for web services, Skype said.”We’re working on a fix for this issue and hope to have an update for you soon,” Skype said in a blog post./End/
Published: 2015/9/22 14:10 • Updated: 2015/9/22 12:37 278 Reads • Published in: Arab & International
Follow up (AIN) -The Egyptian army says its forces, backed by security personnel, have broken up an “extremely dangerous terrorist cell” that was planning to carry out attacks in the North African country.

Published: 2015/9/22 13:10 • Updated: 2015/9/22 12:22 302 Reads • Published in: Arab & International
Follow up (AIN) -About 70 US-trained Syrian rebels have graduated from America's much-criticized "train-and-equip" program and are fighting in Syria, military officials confirmed Monday.

Published: 2015/9/22 11:50 • Updated: 2015/9/22 0:23 374 Reads • Published in: Arab & International
Follow up (AIN) -he ISIL jihadist group executed nine men and a boy it accused of being gay in central and northern Syria on Monday, a monitoring group said.

Published: 2015/9/22 10:30 • Updated: 2015/9/22 0:10 228 Reads • Published in: Arab & International
Follow up (AIN) -The Russian embassy in Syria has been targeted by shelling from foreign-backed militants operating in the capital Damascus.
Published: 2015/9/21 20:50 • Updated: 2015/9/21 18:12 242 Reads • Published in: Arab & International
Follow up (AIN) -At least 30 people were killed in air strikes by a Saudi-led alliance on a Houthi-held security compound in northern Yemen on Monday, medical sources and officials said, in an escalating campaign that has claimed increasing civilian lives.

Published: 2015/9/21 19:10 • Updated: 2015/9/21 18:10 322 Reads • Published in: Arab & International
Follow up (AIN) -Iranian nuclear negotiators would evaluate arrangements to start implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in their upcoming travel to New York.
Published: 2015/9/21 18:40 • Updated: 2015/9/21 13:59 222 Reads • Published in: Arab & International
Follow up (AIN) -Back in August, former Yesha Council head Danny Dayan was appointed as Israel’s new ambassador to Brazil. In a confrontational move, which some view as a diplomatic embarrassment for Israel, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is unwilling to accept the appointment. It appears the president and other Brazilian officials are unwilling to accept the credentials of an ambassador who was a prominent settlement leader and who lives in a settlement, Maale Shomron.