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Children in Aleppo walk through in heavy snow to evacuation city that is being bombed every area

Children in Aleppo walk through in heavy snow to evacuation city that is being bombed every area

December 22, 2016

BEIRUT (BBI) — Wednesday, heavy snow falls in Aleppo hindering evacuation efforts of hundreds of civilians, including small children swaddled in thick blankets. Many boarded  buses out of war-ravaged Aleppo, but almost as many were walking through the heavy snow on foot. The evacuation is in its final phases, as Russian planes continue to bomb the city 8 - 10 times daily. Scenes of buses slowly dri...

Truck rams German Christmas market, killing at least 9

Truck rams German Christmas market, killing at least 9

December 19, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — A truck rammed into a crowded Christmas market in central Berlin on Monday evening, killing at least nine people and injuring around 50 as it tore through tables and wooden stands. Police said a suspect believed to be the driver was arrested nearby and a passenger died as paramedics were treating him. The popular Christmas market outside the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church was...

Ankaran art exhibit becomes a shooting gallery that takes life of Russian Ambassador

Ankaran art exhibit becomes a shooting gallery that takes life of Russian Ambassador

December 19, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish policeman fatally shot Russia's ambassador to Turkey on Monday in front of a shocked gathering at a photo exhibit and then, pacing near the body of his victim, appeared to condemn Russia's military role in Syria, shouting: "Don't forget Aleppo! Don't forget Syria!" In addition to the shooting,  Turkish authorities have imposed a temporary blackout on coverag...

Death toll of pilgrims up to 40 in Mosul as residents flee city

November 26, 2016

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — The death toll from a car bombing south of Baghdad claimed by the Islamic State group rose to 73 on Friday, including about 40 Iranian pilgrims, as Iraqi forces fought house to house to dislodge the extremist group from the northern city of Mosul in a five-week-old campaign slowed down by stiff IS resistance and fears of massive civilian casualties. It was the deadliest IS attack in Iraq since July, when a car bomb killed about 300 in a commercial district in Baghdad. IS claimed th...

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