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Saudi Arabia Severs Diplomatic Ties with Iran

Saudi Arabia severed diplomatic ties with Iran on Sunday after their embassy in Tehran, Iran’s capital, was set alight.

America Puts Boots on the Ground Against ISIS

American Defense Secretary, Ash Carter, announced on Tuesday that the United States would be putting boots on the ground in their fight against Daesh (ISIS). A new ‘expeditionary force’, to operate independently of other ground forces in the region, is being deployed in response to calls from congressional leaders and a shifting American strategy. “It puts everybody on notice in ...

Russia to Impose Sanctions on Turkey After Plane is Shot Down

The Russian government announced its plans to impose sanctions on Turkey after it shot a Russian warplane near the Syrian-Turkish border.

Hostage Situation in Northern France

The hostage situation, which took place in the Northern French town of Roubaix on Tuesday, has ended. Shots were fired and several were reported injured before a police raid left one of suspect dead.

The incident, which early speculation suggested stood in connection to the recent terrorist attacks in Paris, was in fact part of an attempted bank robbery with no clear links to terrorism.

Local authorities say the drama began around 19:00 local time.

It is not known how many were hostages taken, but local authorities have confirmed that none were killed.

As many as three men were involved in the hostage taking. At least one suspect has been arrested.


153 taken hostage by terrorists in Radisson Blu hotel in Mali capital Bamako

Armed terrorists have stormed a luxury hotel in Mali and taken 170 people hostage. Approximately 10 jihadists attacked a Radisson Blu hotel in the centre of the country’s capital, Bamako. UPDATES 16:51 The Reuters news agency is quoting a Malian security ministry spokesman as saying that the country’s special forces are still fighting gunmen in the upper floors of the Radisson Blu hotel ...

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