Tag: syria

YNaijaFebruary 9, 2023

Death toll from Turkey-Syria earthquake continues to rise with rescue efforts yet to reach all survivors

On Thursday, the death toll from this week’s earthquakes in Turkey and Syria approached 16,000, as expectations waned that many ...

YNaijaFebruary 6, 2023

At Least 1,300 Killed by Powerful Earthquake in Turkey and Syria

Hundreds of structures were destroyed and over 1,300 people were killed when a powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit large sections ...

Omoleye OmoruyiApril 13, 2018

The Big 5: Police invite Shehu Sani for questioning in a murder case, Russia warns of dire consequences over Syria and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. The governor of Taraba, Darius Ishaku Thursday, said he supports a ...

Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 28, 2018

The Big 5: Air Force deploys jets in search of missing 110 schoolgirls, N’Korea ‘providing materials to Syria chemical weapons factories’ and other top stories

These are the top stories you should be monitoring today. The Nigerian Air Force has deployed 100 fighter jets in ...

ItunuoluwaJuly 7, 2017

U.S. and Russia make deal on Syria ceasefire

Three US officials say the United States and Russia have reached agreement on a cease-fire in southwest Syria, as President ...

ItunuoluwaJune 27, 2017

White House says Syria may be planning another chemical attack

The Trump administration has said it discovered evidence that Syrian President Bashar Assad could be planning another chemical weapons attack, ...

ItunuoluwaJune 19, 2017

Russia vows to target US planes after shooting down Syrian Air Force jet

The Russia defense ministry says it will treat the United States led coalition planes in Syria, as targets following the ...

ItunuoluwaMay 19, 2017

US strikes Pro-Assad Military in Syria

Aby Itunuoluwa Adebo The U.S military has launched air strikes against pro-Assad troops in Syria after they ignored several warnings ...

ItunuoluwaMay 18, 2017

U.S sanctions on missile work show ‘ill will’ – Iran

by Itunuoluwa Adebo Iran said on Thursday that the new U.S sanctions targeting it’s ballistic missile program show “ill will” ...

RoqeebahMay 17, 2017

Donald Trump handed “classified” intel to Russians; so what?

by Soma Oj. The only time things are ever allowed to get this murky is when we are tucked in ...

ItunuoluwaMay 16, 2017

Pres.Trump attempts to reassure Turkish President after U.S plan to arm Kurds

by Itunuoluwa Adebo President Donald Trump on Tuesday, sought  to repair relations with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is ...

ItunuoluwaMay 16, 2017

Syria denies U.S accusation of building crematorium at Prison

by Itunuoluwa Adebo The Syrian government on Tuesday denied accusations made by the U.S. that a crematorium had been built ...

ItunuoluwaMay 15, 2017

U.S says Syria built crematorium at prison complex to cover up mass murders

by Itunuoluwa Adebo The United States has evidence that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime built a crematorium at a large ...

ItunuoluwaMay 12, 2017

“Lets make peace”| Trump tweets peace-making intentions to Russia

by Itunuoluwa Adebo President Trump met with Russian Foreign minister Sergey Lavrov at the White House, Wednesday  to discuss Ukraine, ...

ItunuoluwaMay 11, 2017

Turkey warns US of the backlash from decision to arm Kurdish fighters

by Itunuoluwa Adebo Turkey has warned the US, Wednesday that the decision to arm Kurdish forces fighting Islamic State in ...

ItunuoluwaMay 9, 2017

United States to increase number of deployed troops to Afghanistan

by Itunuoluwa Adebo The final proposals for a planned troop increase in Afghanistan are expected to cross President Donald Trump’s ...

ItunuoluwaApril 24, 2017

Trump says the United Nations has turned its back on conflicts

President Trump is presently hosting the United Nations security council ambassadors to lunch at the White House to discuss national ...

ItunuoluwaApril 18, 2017

Trump goes to court to block Obama era legacies

by Itunuoluwa Adebo President Trump in his drive to dismantle President Barack Obama’s regulatory legacy, has signed executive orders with great ...

ItunuoluwaApril 13, 2017

POTUS does an about-face on Nato, Syria, China and Russia

by Itunuoluwa Adebo Within a few hours, President Trump has abandoned stances that were the bedrock of his establishment-bashing campaign. ...

AzeezApril 12, 2017

FG condemns chemical attack in Syria

by Azeez Adeniyi The Federal Government has condemned the use of chemical weapon which led to the death of 87 ...

ItunuoluwaApril 12, 2017

Sean Spicer clearly forgot the golden rule of “Never Compare”

Sean Spicer White House Press secretary forgot the first rule of politics during a press briefing on Tuesday. Do not ...

Op-ed EditorApril 12, 2017

The Thread: Sean Spicer takes a nasty beating on Twitter for pro-Hitler comments during Jewish Passover

When it rains, it pours. It sure has this week and it’s only the middle of the week. Uncle Reuben’s ...

ItunuoluwaApril 11, 2017

Will Tillerson’s visit to Moscow quell troubled waters in Syria?

by Itunuoluwa Adebo Rex Tillerson, Secretary of State a one-time recipient of the Russian Order of Friendship from President Vladimir ...

RoqeebahApril 9, 2017

A closer look at Wizkid’s new video, Pepsi’s real inspiration and more | See our top 10 photos from the past week

A woeful attempt at unifying the world through an ad backfired at Pepsi and Kendall Jenner this week when the ...

ItunuoluwaApril 8, 2017

“We are prepared to do more” | US Ambassador Nikki Haley warns Syria

by Itunuoluwa Adebo Nikki Haley the US Ambassador to the United Nations warned Friday that the United States “is prepared to ...

AzeezApril 8, 2017

Russia diverts warship to protect Syria from US air strikes

by Azeez Adeniyi Russian President, Vladimir Putin on Friday diverted a warship to protect the Syrian coast against further missile ...

ItunuoluwaApril 7, 2017

Did Hillary Clinton predict Trump’s airstrike launch?

By Itunuoluwa Adebo Hilary Clinton in her first interview since losing the 2016 elections, said misogyny played a role in ...

RoqeebahApril 7, 2017

We have your receipts: President Trump, didn’t you say attacking Syria was a horrible idea?

It’s no news by now that President Donald Trump’s America launched 59 BGM-109 Tomahawk Land Attack Missiles early this morning ...

ItunuoluwaApril 7, 2017

5 potentially huge fallouts from Trump’s Syria airstrikes

by Itunuoluwa Adebo President Trump’s recently launched military airstrikes on a Syrian government airbase is barely hours old, but has ...

Op-ed EditorApril 7, 2017

The Thread: The world erupts in anger over Trump’s 59 missile strikes in Syria

Seems Trump can do nothing right by Americans. His actions are consistently interpreted in negative light, even when he insists ...

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