Posts Tagged ‘conflict’

Syria reports capturing foreign military officers (Aug 6, 2012)

Tuesday, August 7, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News August  7, 2012


Photo: EPA

Syria says its forces attacking rebel-held parts of its commercial capital Aleppo have captured several military officers from Saudi Arabia and Turkey. Read more…

Warar Is-khilaafsan Iyo Khilaaf Laga Soo Sheegayo Saxiixayaasha Roadmap-ka

Sunday, August 5, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  August  5,   2012
Wararka ka imanaya magaalada Nayroobi ayaa kusoo waramaya in kulan ay lahaayeen saxiixayaasha Roadmapka uu Madaxweyne Soomaaliya Md. Sheekh Shariif Sheekh Axmed uu ka biyo diiday kana baxay shirkaa,si cadho lehna uu uga baxay kulankaas, kuna soo wajahan yahay Muqdisho. Read more…

Kofi Annan resigns as Special Envoy to Syria + Related Articles

Friday, August 3, 2012 Comments off

Kofi Annan, who has been mediating the Syrian crisis as a special UN-Arab League Envoy, is stepping down from the post, UN chief Ban Ki-moon says. Read more…

Turkey-Syria border almost war zone + Related Articles

Monday, July 23, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News July  23, 2012
Turkey deploys ground-to-air missiles to Syrian border

Syrian rebels back tracking

Govt helicopters bombing Damascus districts not confirmed


Photo – File

According to Turkish media, Turkey has moved another five anti-aircraft missile batteries to its border with Syria. Read more…

Exchanged accusations heighten between Sudan, South Sudan

Sunday, July 22, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News July  22,2012
By (Xinhua)

Presidents Kiir (left) and Bashir (centre) stand at attention as the national anthem is being sung.

KHARTOUM, July 21 (Xinhua) — Exchanged accusations have recently escalated between Sudan and South Sudan of violating fragile agreement of ceasefire, at a time when the African Union was seeking to bring the two sides back to the table of negotiations, hosted by Ethiopia. Read more…

The UN Security Council has voted for a technical extension for the UN observer mission in Syria for 30 days as the previous one expires on July 20

Saturday, July 21, 2012 Comments off


July 20 -The new extension comes as UNSC members work out a compromise of two proposals on the table – one by Pakistan, which suggested extending the mission for 45 days, and the other by Britain, which offered a 30-day extension. However, Britain’s offer came with the condition that Assad withdraws all troops from residential neighborhoods. Read more…

UN vote delayed as top Syrian military brass die in blast – RT

Thursday, July 19, 2012 Comments off

Western powers condemned a blast that killed top Syrian military officials, calling for a vote on a United Nations Chapter 7 resolution, which could allow measures from sanctions to military action. Read more…

Japan VS China – Japan ambassador returns to discuss Senkaku issue

Monday, July 16, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News July  16,2012

Japan’s ambassador to China has made a temporary return home to report on the recent developments over a group of islands in the East China Sea.

Uichiro Niwa arrived in Tokyo on Sunday and met Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba. Read more…

Iran’s Supreme Leader decides whether to close Strait of Hormuz: military official

Monday, July 16, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  July  16,  2012

By  (Xinhua)

TEHRAN, July 15 — The chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff of Iran’s Armed Forces said Sunday Iran’s Supreme Leader has the final say on closing the Strait of Hormuz, one of the most crucial waterways for shipping crude oil.

Iran’s armed forces have contingency plans for every scenario, but whether to block the Strait of Hormuz will be decided by the Supreme Leader Seyyed Ali Khamenei, Major General Hassan Firouzabadi was quoted by Iran’s Press TV as saying. Read more…

Egypt’s court halts presidential decree reinstating parliament + Related Articles

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 Comments off

Egyptian parliament reconvenes, defying army

Egypt parliament reconvenes defying army order

Egypt’s court halts presidential decree reinstating parliament


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