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Hiiraan Xog. March, 22. 2017  Dozens of people were killed earlier this week in a suspected US-led coalition air raid that hit a school sheltering displaced people near Raqqa, ISIL’s self-declared capital in Syria, according to a monitoring group. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said on Wednesday that its activists on the ground had counted...

Hiiraan Xog. March, 22. 2017  Aviation experts are divided on the effectiveness of a US ban on large electronic items in hand luggage on flights inbound from a number of Middle Eastern states. The US Department of Homeland Security announced the measure on Tuesday, citing the downing of an airliner in Egypt in 2015 and an attempt on a Somali passenger jet in 2016 using...

Hiiraan Xog, March 21, 2017:- FBI Director James Comey has confirmed for the first time that the bureau is investigating possible ties between Republican Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia. Comey and Admiral Mike Rogers, the director of the National Security Agency, made clear on Monday that their investigation of Moscow and November’s US elections...

Hiiraan Xog, March 20, 2017:- Heavy clashes rocked eastern districts of the Syrian capital on Sunday after rebel fighters launched a surprise assault on government forces, a monitor and state television said. Steady shelling and sniper fire could be heard across Damascus on Sunday as rebel factions allied with former al-Qaeda affiliate Jabhat Fateh al-Sham launched an...

Hiiraan Xog, March 20, 2017:-  The World Bank has announced $57 billion in financing for sub-Saharan Africa over the next three fiscal years. Of that total, $45 billion will come from the International Development Association, the World Bank fund that provides grants and interest-free loans for the world’s poorest countries. G20 The package will also feature an...

Hiiraan Xog, March 19, 2017:- Chinese President Xi Jinping and Rex Tillerson, the US secretary of state, have held talks in Beijing and sent out a message that they would work to strengthen ties between their countries. After the meeting in the Chinese capital on Sunday, Xi said he and US President Donald Trump had resolved in a phone call last month “that we need...

Hiiraan Xog, March 19, 2017:-  Somalia’s government on Saturday blamed the Saudi-led coalition for Friday’s attack on a boat that killed at least 42 Somali refugees off the coast of war-torn Yemen, calling the assault by a military vessel and a helicopter gunship “horrific”. Somalia urged the US-supported coalition to investigate. The boat was...

Hiiraan Xog, March 18, 2017:- US President Donald Trump has welcomed German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the White House for the first face-to-face meeting between two leaders known for holding opposing views on a host of issues. Items on the agenda for Friday’s meeting included the fight against ISIL, strengthening the NATO alliance and resolving Ukraine’s...

Hiiraan Xog, March 17, 2017:-  The Israeli army says its aircraft have carried out several strikes inside Syria overnight, prompting Syrian forces to retaliate with ground-to-air missiles, one of which was intercepted. It was one of the most serious incidents between the two countries, which remain technically at war, since civil war broke out in Syria in March 2011. In...

Hiiraan Xog, March 17, 2017 FILE PHOTO: Women carry jerry cans of water from shallow wells dug from the sand along the Shabelle River bed, which is dry due to drought in Somalia’s Shabelle region, March 19, 2016. REUTERS/Feisal Omar/File Photo MOGADISHU – Somali Islamists are letting civilians in drought-hit regions under their control move with relative freedom...