May 28, 2018

US claims Washington assassination terror plot foiled

The US says it has broken up a major terror plot in which agents linked to Iran sought to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to Washington. Two men originally from Iran - one a naturalised US citizen - have been charged with counts of conspiracy, Attorney General Eric Holder said. The plot was … [Read more...]

Wali Karzai assassinated by security chief

Ahmed Wali Karzai, the half-brother of Afghan President Hamid Karzai has been assassinated at his home in Kandahar by his security chief. Ahmed Wali Karzai was a leading power broker in Southern Afghanistan, was shot dead at his house by his long-time head of security, Sardar Mohammed, who was … [Read more...]

Assassination of Saif al-Arab Gaddafi a desperate NATO gamble

The death of Saif al-Arab Gaddafi, and three of his children in a NATO airstrike has raised the stakes in Libya's civil war. If Colonel Gaddafi was resolute in his resistance before, with the spilling of hisown families blood he will most likely now fight to the bitter end. NATO have become … [Read more...]