May Let off Lightly after Launching Air-Strike Without Parliament’s Permission

So will the UK Government make a habit of by-passing MPs when contemplating future military action? By Stuart Littlewood | American Herald Tribune | April 19, 2018 On Monday Theresa May came to the…

Source: May Let off Lightly after Launching Air-Strike Without Parliament’s Permission

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Surprise Daesh attack kills 25 regime forces in east Syria – Middle East Affairs

BEIRUT: The Daesh group launched a surprise attack near a town in eastern Syria they had lost six months ago, killing at least 25 regime forces, a monitor said Thursday. At least 13 militants were also killed in the attack which Daesh carried out near Mayadeen on Wednesday afternoon, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights […]

Source: Surprise Daesh attack kills 25 regime forces in east Syria – Middle East Affairs

Iraq carries out air strikes on Daesh in Syria – Middle East Affairs

Baghdad: Iraq on Thursday carried out air strikes on Daesh positions in Syria a week after Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi said his country would defend itself from militant threats across the border. Iraqi F-16 warplanes crossed into Syria to carry out the strikes after coordination with Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad’s government, an Iraqi military spokesman said. “Carrying […]

Source: Iraq carries out air strikes on Daesh in Syria – Middle East Affairs

Gaza field hospitals prepare for another day of bloodshed – Middle East Affairs

GAZA: A tent consisting of nine beds and some basic medical equipment is all that will serve as a field hospital in the Zeitoun area of Gaza when Palestinians gather at the Israeli border to take part in a mass protest against the occupation on Friday. Eleven doctors and 12 nurses work at the facility […]

Source: Gaza field hospitals prepare for another day of bloodshed – Middle East Affairs

Rockets hit Libya airport as UN, French officials visit to talk peace – Middle East Affairs

Tripoli: Rockets hit Libya’s main airport and damaged a plane as it was waiting to take off early on Thursday, a security force said, the same day as the United Nations envoy and France’s ambassador were visiting the capital to discuss a peace plan. One rocket hit an Airbus 320 and others struck the arrivals […]

Source: Rockets hit Libya airport as UN, French officials visit to talk peace – Middle East Affairs