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Iraqi PM, Military Announce Hawijah Liberation from ISIL

SHAFAQNA- Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said armed forces have liberated the strategic town of Hawijah, kicking the Takfiri group...

9 killed, 30 injured in Sufi shrine blast in...

SHAFAQNA- By Aamir Latif Nineteen people were killed and 30 others injured in a suicide blast at a shrine in southwestern...

Taxi drivers in Prague protest Uber, block access to...

SHAFAQNA - Czech taxi drivers are blocking a major road to Prague’s international airport to protest Uber and other ride-hailing...

More than 2mn refugees flee conflicts, violence this year...

SHAFAQNA - More than two million people have been forced to flee as refugees this year because of conflicts and...

Twin suicide attack at Damascus police station leaves several...

SHAFAQNA - Two suicide bombers attacked a police station in the Syrian capital Damascus on Monday, state television said,...

Iraq & Iran to conduct joint military exercise –...

SHAFAQNA - The armed forces of Iran and Iraq plan to conduct joint military drills on the border in the...

Five injured, four detained in two ‘linked’ stabbing incidents...

SHAFAQNA - Five people were injured in two stabbings in Sheffield city centre early Saturday morning, South Yorkshire Police tweeted....

Hundreds protest against Catalonia independence vote in Barcelona

SHAFAQNA - Hundreds of people took to the streets of the Catalan capital Barcelona on Saturday, to denounce the upcoming...

World would ‘breathe sigh of relief’ if Russia, US...

SHAFAQNA - A number of international issues today require cooperation between Moscow and Washington, and the world is expecting this...

US embassy issues warning about neo-Nazi demonstration in Gothenburg,...

SHAFAQNA - The US embassy in Sweden has issued a warning to its citizens ahead of a planned neo-Nazi march...

Blast near Shiite mosque in Afghan capital causes casualties...

SHAFAQNA - Suicide attackers hit the Afghan capital Kabul on Friday near a large Shiite mosque, causing several casualties, Reuters...

French unions block fuel depots in protest against labor...

SHAFAQNA - French trade unionists blocked access on Monday to several fuel depots in protest against an overhaul of employment...

Uber CEO apologizes to London users for company’s mistakes

SHAFAQNA - The new CEO of Uber offered contrition for past mistakes on Monday, just days after London’s transport authority...

Putin to meet with Erdogan in Ankara on September...

SHAFAQNA - Russian and Turkish Presidents Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan have agreed in a telephone conversation to meet...

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