Video – Russia launches cruise missiles at ISIL targets in Syria – Al Jazeera English

Published on May 31, 2017 Russia has fired four cruise missiles at ISIL targets near the Syrian city of Palmyra. They were fired from a Russian warship and submarine in the Mediterranean Sea. Russia’s Defence Ministry says it warned the US, Turkey and Israel before launching the attack. Related articles Russian warships fire cruise missiles […]

Video – Siege in the southern Philippines – The Stream – Al Jazeera English

Published on May 31, 2017 On The Stream: What kind of impact will the crisis in Marawi have on citizens in the Philippines? Related articles ISIS-linked terrorists in Philippines take hundreds of hostages, most Christian, priest says 2 soldiers, 1 cop killed in Marawi terror attack

Video – Philippine army vows to save civilians trapped by ISIL-linked fighters in Marawi – Al Jazeera English

    Published on May 31, 2017 The battle to re-take the southern Philippine city of Marawi from ISIL-linked fighters has dragged into a ninth day. So far at least 19 civilians have been killed, along with 21 members of the security forces and 89 Maute fighters. At least 2,000 residents remain trapped inside the […]

Video- Kenya launches multi-billion dollar railway amid concerns over costs – Al Jazeera English

  Embed from Getty Images   Published on May 30, 2017 Kenya launches multi-billion dollar railway amid concerns over costs. Kenya has unveiled its first new railway in a century. The first section of the multi-billion dollar project is now operational after two and a half years of construction. The route will eventually connect Kenya […]

Video – Baghdad attack – ISIL claims responsibility for blast outside ice cream shop – Al Jazeera English

Published on May 30, 2017 Baghdad attack: ISIL claims responsibility for blast outside ice cream shop. ISIL has claimed responsibility for Monday night’s attack, which killed 16 people and injured at least 75 others. The car bomb struck outside an ice cream shop. Related articles Video: Car bomb blast in Homs, over 15 casualties

Video – Inside Story – What’s behind the latest crisis in the Philippines – Al Jazeera English

  Published on May 26, 2017 The Philippine government has declared Martial Law in the southern Mindanao region where its military has been battling fighters linked to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). For millions of Filipinos the term ‘Martial Law’ often conjures up the military rule of former leader Ferdinad Marcos. […]

Video – North Korea launches second missile test in a week – Al Jazeera English

Published on May 21, 2017 North Korea has test-fired another missile – the second in a week. And it’s again sparked concerns and anger in capitals across East Asia, with Japan and South Korea condemning the launch in strong terms. Related articles Why the North Korea Problem Is Far Worse Than You Think North Korea […]

Video – President Donald Trump fires FBI Director James Comey – Al Jazeera English

Published on May 9, 2017 Trump fires FBI Director James Comey US President Donald Trump has fired the head of the FBI, James Comey, in the fallout over his probe of Democrat Hillary Clinton’s emails last year. Some Republicans say they are troubled and disappointed by the move. Meanwhile, Democratic leaders are accusing the White […]

Video – US: Arkansas carries out first double execution since 2000 – Al Jazeera English

Published on Apr 24, 2017 US: Arkansas carries out first double execution since 2000 The US state of Arkansas has carried out the nation’s first double execution in 17 years. Jack Jones and Marcel Williams were put to death by lethal injection on Monday night after challenges all the way up to the US Supreme […]

Video – Paraguay – Protesters set fire to Congress building – Al Jazeera English

  Published on Apr 1, 2017 Protesters stormed Paraguay’s Congress building and set it on fire after a secret Senate vote to approve a bill that would allow President Horacio Cartes to run for another term. Hundreds of people clashed with riot police in Asuncion on Friday and broke into Congress, battering down entrances and […]