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German police arrest 19yo Syrian suspected of plotting high-profile attack

SHAFAQNA - German counterterrorism police have arrested a 19-year-old Syrian suspect who nurtured “concrete plans” to carry out an attack by detonating an explosive device with the aim of killing as many people as possible, the federal…

'Convert or die': Yazidi refugees speak of ISIS assaults (RT EXCLUSIVE)

SHAFAQNA - The ethnically-Kurdish Yazidi minority in Iraq is on the run from Islamic State in Syria, which continues to systematically hunt down and enslave them. RT’s Murad Gazdiev made the perilous journey to Nowrooz camp in Syria to hear…

Niger says two soldiers killed in suspected Boko Haram attack

SHAFAQNA - A thwarted attack by suspected Boko Haram Takfiri militants has claimed the lives of two Nigerien soldiers and left several others wounded, Niger’s defense minister says. Karidjo Mahamadou said that the casualties came in Niger’s…