Tag: ISIL

Russia and the US working to launch a political process for peace in Syria

Newsroom24x7 Staff Terrorist groups – Daesh and al-Qaida – continue to menace the Syrian people and the Syrian regime and opposition parties are on the brink of going back to a state of all-out war.‎ – US Secretary of State John Kerry Geneva: Syrian warplanes targeted a funeral on Saturday morning in East Aleppo, killing

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Gunman kills 50, injures 53 at Orlando-Florida

Newsroom24x7 Desk Orlando: A gunman used an assault rifle and killed 50 and injured 53 others at a Florida gay nightclub early Sunday. The gunman, identified as Omar Saddiqui Mateen, opened fire at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando in central Florida, early on Sunday, killing 50 people and wounding 53 others before he was killed in an

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Top priority is to defeat ISIL and eliminate the threat of terrorism: Barack Obama

Newsroom24x7 Staff Washington DC: Speaking in Cuba on March 23, President Obama made a statement on horrific bombings at the Brussels airport and Maelbeek metro station in Belgium. Obama has affirmed that his top priority now is to defeat ISIL and eliminate the threat of terrorism. Addressing the media in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Obama said:

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ISIL recruiting youth in Afghanistan, training kids to kill

Newsroom24x7 Desk Kabul/ Islamabad/New Delhi: Coinciding with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Kabul visit to inaugurate the Parliament complex built with Indian help, which was followed by his surprise visit to Lahore to greet his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif on his Birthday there is news of increasing chaos in Afghanistan, where it has been reported

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US backed coalition forces are defeating ISIL, 75% population returns to Tikrit

Newsroom24x7 Desk Counterterrorism: Coalition Efforts Against ISIL Washington DC: US President’s Special Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL, Brett McGurk said in a special briefing Friday that after Ramadi fell about 90 days ago ISIL wanted to sweep east down the Euphrates River and, again, pressure Baghdad, basically collapse the Iraqi Security Forces. After

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1st Trilateral meet – US, Russia and Saudi Arabia discuss Syria

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington D.C: In a first of its kind, a trilateral meeting between the three countries, namely, the United States of America, Russia and Saudi Arabia commenced with specific focus on Syria. US spokesperson Mark. C. Toner stated that US believes the Syrian forces have been trained and equipped by the Department of Defense

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World leaders condemn the latest terror attacks

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi/Kuwait/Washington DC: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has condoled the lose of lives, in the attacks in France, Kuwait and Tunisia. “My thoughts and prayers are with the families and loved ones of those who lost their lives in the cowardly attacks in France, Kuwait and Tunisia”, the Indian Prime Minister said

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Terror attacks leave dozens dead across three continents

Terrorists target France, Kuwait and Tunisia Newsroom24x7 Desk Paris: Terrorists went ahead with a series of barbaric attacks today in France, Kuwait and Tunisia leaving a trail of deaths across three continents. The terorists failed to blow up an American chemical plant near Lyon but one person was killed in this incident. In Kuwait city, there was

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Iraq remains a dangerous place, US taking full precautions for American people and facilities

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC: A vehicle-borne improvised explosive device was detonated directly outside an entry point on the perimeter of the U.S. consulate in Erbil in Iraq on Friday at 10:44 a.m. Eastern time when the duck and cover protocol was activated at the U.S. consulate. Briefing media persons on this incident Marie Harf, Acting

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Values and Ethics in Media and Mass Communication

Our World Our Times Anoop Swarup Oscar Wilde, the very popular Anglo Irish Dramatist and Poet who lived from 1854 to 1900, more than a century ago, lamented “Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing”. How true even today, I observed while addressing the distinguished gathering at the Makhanlal Chaturvedi

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Denuclearization efforts are not restricted only to P5+1-plus-Iran negotiation: John Kerry with French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius

Newsroom24x7 Desk Paris: US Secretary of State said here Saturday we are deeply involved in trying to denuclearize North Korea, and there are any number of other players in the world who might at some point think that they would be advantaged by proceeding down this road (negotiations for Iran Nuclear Deal) – the stakes

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Obama is incapable of being Commander-in-Chief: Bobby Jindal

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC: US president Barack Obama has come under frontal attack from Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal and a couple of other Governors over the authorization of force against the ISIL submitted to Congress. After meeting Obama for about 90 minutes, Jindal, who is likely to seek the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, was joined

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David Saperstein is US Ambassador-at-Large for Religious Freedom

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC: At a special function to mark David Saperstien’s swearing in as US Ambassador-at-Large on Friday, US Secretary of State John Kerry stated since the days of Thomas Jefferson, religious freedom has been at the absolute center of American values and an essential component of US foreign policy, and it is especially

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US and leading European nations condemn murder of 21 Egyptian citizens by ISIL terrorists

Newsroom24x7 Desk London: United States and leading European nations have condemned the murder of 21 Egyptian citizens by ISIL terrorists. Monday, Libya and Egypt also launched air strikes against ISIL after militants had posted the video of the Egyptian citizens’ beheading. In a statement the United States has condemned the “despicable and cowardly murder” of

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