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Nearly 70 dead in al-Shabab attack on Somalia military base

Nearly 70 dead in al-Shabab attack on Somalia military base

In the aftermath, Puntland government deployed backup troops to Af-urur to repulse the al-Shabaab fighters but encountered stiff resistance following heavy fire exchange. Al Shabaab's insurgency aims to drive out African Union peacekeepers, topple Somalia's Western-backed government and impose its strict version of Islam on the Horn of Africa state.


Brazil's President Temer faces trial as key ally arrested

Brazil's President Temer faces trial as key ally arrested

The TSE is deciding whether abuse of power - principally the use of corrupt campaign money - fatally undermined the 2014 election in which Temer was reelected vice president with then president Dilma Rousseff . The main ally in Temer's governing coalition, the Brazilian Social Democracy Party (PSDB), is waiting for the court ruling to decide whether to abandon Temer's government, which would sink his fiscal reform agenda.



Iran terror attacks: Tehran attackers were Iranian Islamic State recruits

The assailants, armed with Kalashnikov rifles and explosives, attacked the parliament complex while lawmakers were at work, according to witnesses. Police said five people were arrested around Khomeini's shrine on suspicion of involvement, while the intelligence ministry said a third team had been stopped before the attacks started.



A simple guide to the Qatar-Gulf crisis

According to Jordan's government spokesman Mohammed al-Momani, the Jordanian government has also revoked the license of Al Jazeera, preventing the network from operating in Jordan. He said the "fairly large cost" on Qatar's economy would convince it to change its policies. The reasons for this include the latter's support of several Islamist groups and Palestinian militant group Hamas, and what the United States thinks is "slanted coverage in the Middle East by Qatar owned Al Jazeera".



Trump feels 'totally vindicated' by Comey testimony, attorney says

The President then returned to the topic of Mike Flynn , saying, "He is a good guy and has been through a lot". I replied only that "he is a good guy". Jonathan Turley, a law professor at George Washington University, said nothing he read in Comey's statement convinces him that Trump violated the law by interfering with a federal investigation.


Four Irish Named To Start For Lions Against Crusaders

Four Irish Named To Start For Lions Against Crusaders

We'll get the kitchen sink thrown at us". "If we have to go to set-piece, we will. And it should be nothing less anyway". The Crusaders always loomed as the toughest opponents of the opening 10 days and Gatland has chose to field what appears to be the strongest Lions side yet in a bid avoid what would be a dispiriting second defeat so early on the tour.