Established by Fathi Ibrahim Bayoud 2005 - Homs

Home >> Europe

Floods in Britain prompt emergency government talks

Floods in Britain prompt emergency government talks

Britain's government was holding emergency talks Sunday as flooding in northern England forced hundreds of people to leave their homes, including in the historic tourist destination of York. Prime Minister David Cameron will chair a call of the COBRA emergency committee as the floods cause...

read more
Spain faces struggle to form government after historic polls

Spain faces struggle to form government after historic polls

 Spain faces a struggle to form a stable government Monday following historic elections that saw the incumbent conservatives score a win but no majority, tailed by the long-established Socialists and upstart, far-left Podemos. While it took the largest share of the vote, the PP lost its...

read more
Spain's ruling conservatives win election, fall short of majority

Spain's ruling conservatives win election, fall short of majority

The conservative People's Party (PP) of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy won Spain's general election on Sunday, exit polls showed, although it fell short of an absolute majority and will have to rely on other parties if it is to govern for another four-year term. The PP is seen winning between...

read more
Paris attacks suspect got past three police checks: source

Paris attacks suspect got past three police checks: source

Wanted fugitive Salah Abdeslam, suspected of involvement in last month's Paris attacks, got past three police checks in France as he fled to Belgium just hours after the terror assaults, a source close to the Belgian investigation said Sunday. Confirming a report in the French daily Le...

read more
French PM says danger of far-right remains despite poll defeat

French PM says danger of far-right remains despite poll defeat

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said Sunday that the danger of the far-right remained despite the National Front (FN) failing to win a single contest in regional elections. "The danger of the far-right has not been removed, far from it," said Valls after early estimates were released.

read more
French PM says far-right win would open road to civil war

French PM says far-right win would open road to civil war

France's Socialist prime minister warned on Friday of a slide towards "civil war" if the far-right National Front wins power in regional polls this weekend as a stepping stone toward its 2017 presidential election campaign. Manuel Valls, head of the Socialist national...

read more
Far-right leads France’s regional elections: exit polls

Far-right leads France’s regional elections: exit polls

The far-right National Front is ahead in the first round of Sunday’s regional elections in France, held in less than a month after the terror attacks on Paris, exit polls show. According to early unofficial results, the National Front is leading in 6 out of 13 regions with the party's...

read more
Paris ‘Mastermind’ told ISIS magazine that Bungling police officers let him escape

Paris ‘Mastermind’ told ISIS magazine that Bungling police officers let him escape

 (The Daily Beast)— The alleged mastermind of the Paris attack gave an interview to ISIS’s Dabiq magazine earlier this year in which he spoke about being on the radar of intelligence services and escaping capture while planning a “plot” that appears to be Friday’s attack. The...

read more
Suspected mastermind of Paris attacks reportedly identified as Belgian Abdelhamid Abaaoud

Suspected mastermind of Paris attacks reportedly identified as Belgian Abdelhamid Abaaoud

A French official has identified the suspected mastermind as Belgian Abdelhamid Abaaoud, and says he is believed linked to thwarted attacks on a Paris-bound high-speed train and Paris area church. The official, who has direct knowledge of the investigation, was not authorized to be publicly...

read more
French police detain relatives of Paris attacker as probe widens

French police detain relatives of Paris attacker as probe widens

Paris (AFP) - French police on Sunday detained relatives and friends of one of the seven gunmen and suicide bombers who killed at least 129 people in a wave of attacks in Paris claimed by the Islamic State group, as the investigation widened. The first attacker to be named was...

read more
Up to 30 bodies of Paris victims yet to be identified: PM

Up to 30 bodies of Paris victims yet to be identified: PM

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said Sunday that 103 bodies had been identified from Friday's attacks in Paris, with 20 to 30 more still awaiting identification. "They will be (identified) in the coming hours," said Valls outside the Ecole Militaire where a centre has been set up...

read more
Father, brother of one of Paris suicide attackers placed in custody: sources

Father, brother of one of Paris suicide attackers placed in custody: sources

 Police on Saturday took into custody the father and brother of a French gunman linked to a string of deadly Paris attacks and were searching the family's home. Sources close to a probe into the France's worst ever terror attacks told AFP that police took the two into custody...

read more
Belgian police arrest several over Paris attacks: PM

Belgian police arrest several over Paris attacks: PM

Belgian police arrested several suspects in Brussels on Saturday during raids connected to the Paris attacks, including one who was in the French capital at the time of the carnage, Prime Minister Charles Michel said. Michel told Belgian television that the arrests were linked...

read more
Paris shootings, explosions leave at least 39 dead

Paris shootings, explosions leave at least 39 dead

Paris (AFP) - At least 39 people were killed in a series of simultaneous gun attacks across Paris on Friday, as well as explosions outside the national stadium where France was playing Germany in a football match. Police have said that at least 15 people were killed at the...

read more
Thousands march in Romania as toll from nightclub fire reaches 32

Thousands march in Romania as toll from nightclub fire reaches 32

Thousands of people protested across Romania on Tuesday, demanding cabinet resignations as the death toll from a nightclub fire reached 32, with dozens more people in hospital critically hurt. Angry about the way authorities grant permits and inspect public venues, protesters...

read more
At least 42 killed in French bus crash

At least 42 killed in French bus crash

Forty-two mostly elderly people died when a bus and a truck collided head-on and caught fire near Bordeaux early on Friday, officials said, in France's worst road crash in decades. Another five people were injured in the collision on a country road near Puisseguin in the Gironde region about...

read more
Flash floods in France kill at least 17 people

Flash floods in France kill at least 17 people

Four people were still missing on Monday after flash floods on the French Riviera killed at least 17 people over the weekend, prompting the government to declare a natural disaster in the southeastern tourist region. Some 5,000 homes were still without electricity on Monday...

read more
Four Britons fighting in Syria placed on UN sanctions list

Four Britons fighting in Syria placed on UN sanctions list

The United Nations has imposed sanctions on four British citizens who are fighting with Islamic State militants in Syria, following a request from the British government. The UN's updated sanctions list named the two men and two women as Omar Hussain, Nasser Muthana, Aqsa...

read more
X :Latest News
Four people killed in terrorist attack in France: Interior Minister      Khashoggi, jailed journalists named Time's 'Person of the Year'      Medellin tourist trail pays tribute to Escobar victims      Egypt threatens Apple with legal action under competition law      Iraqi jets target Daesh meeting dens in Syria      France counts costs of protests, new measures: $11B      Israel: 3rd Hezbollah tunnel found on Lebanon border      250,000 Syrian refugees could return home next year: UNHCR