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Air raids on last IS pocket in south Syria kill 26 civilians: monitor

Air raids on last IS pocket in south Syria kill 26 civilians: monitor

BEIRUT (AFP) – Twenty-six civilians were killed in air strikes Friday on areas controlled by the Islamic State jihadist group in southern Syria s Daraa province, a war monitor said. Rami Abdel Rahman, head of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, said 11 children were among those killed in day-long strikes by regime and allied […]

Air strikes on southern Syria kill 22 civilians: monitor

Air strikes on southern Syria kill 22 civilians: monitor

BEIRUT ;A barrage of Russian air strikes on rebel-held areas of southern Syria killed 22 civilians on Thursday, a monitoring group said, most of them in a single battered town. “At least 35 Russian air strikes hit the town of Al-Mseifra,” the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. “One of them hit a basement where […]

Elections 2018: Assets declaration, accountability and disinterest

Elections 2018: Assets declaration, accountability and disinterest

Election Commission of Pakistan released a comparison of the number of nomination papers filled by the prospective candidates for the General Election 2018 and the applicants for general elections 2013.According to the comparative table, a total of 21, 482 nominations papers were filed for the elections 2018 in comparison with the 28, 308 applications received […]

Air raids force hospitals to shut in south Syria: monitor

Air raids force hospitals to shut in south Syria: monitor

BEIRUT (AFP) – Air strikes on rebel-held parts of southern Syria put three hospitals out of service overnight as the government pressed a Russian-backed offensive to retake territory, a monitor said on Wednesday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said bombing raids, including by Russian warplanes, had damaged medical centres in the opposition-controlled towns of […]

FBI obtained court order to monitor ex-Trump adviser in Russia probe

FBI obtained court order to monitor ex-Trump adviser in Russia probe

By Reuters The FBI secured a court order in 2016 to secretly surveil the communications of Carter Page, a foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, as the agency investigates possible ties between the campaign and Russia, the Washington Post reported on Tuesday. Citing law enforcement and other US officials the Post reported that […]

IHC orders Pemra chairman to monitor TV channels for obscene content

IHC orders Pemra chairman to monitor TV channels for obscene content

Agency The Islamabad High Court on Friday, while hearing a case pertaining to the alleged presence of ‘blasphemous content’ on social media, ordered the formation of a committee to monitor the content being aired on television channels as well. Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui instructed Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) Chairman Absar Alam and DG […]

More than 40 militants killed in western Aleppo air strikes: monitor

More than 40 militants killed in western Aleppo air strikes: monitor

BEIRUT: More than 40 fighters of former Al-Qaeda affiliate Fateh al-Sham Front were killed in air strikes on their camp in northern Syria late on Thursday, a monitoring group said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it could not immediately specify who carried out the strikes in the western part of Aleppo province. A […]