Wednesday, July 20, 2016


Erdogan locks US airmen, nuclear arms in Incirlik  Some 1,500 US airmen and their families have been locked in the southern Turkish air base of Incirlik together with a stock if tactical nuclear bombs since President Reccep Erdogan crushed an attempted coup on Saturday, July 16. 

* 'The US cannot do a damn thing' against us, Iran's foreign minister scoffs  As secret 'add-on accord' leaks, Zarif says Tehran got what it wanted from nuclear deal ‚Äî an America impotent to intervene in its affairs. 

Europol: 2015 record year for terror attacks in Europe  New report finds 1,077 people arrested last year for terrorist-related activity in EU countries, with 211 attempted or completed attacks. 

Turkey coup attempt: Charges laid against 99 generals and admirals  Turkey has formally charged 99 generals and admirals in connection with the weekend's thwarted coup attempt, just under a third of the country's 356 top military officers. 

German train attacker urged Muslims to kill apostates in pre-attack video  Islamic State claimed responsibility earlier in the day for the attack by the axe-wielding Afghan refugee, according to its online Amaq news agency. 

Pokemon faces renewed Saudi fatwa for being 'un-Islamic'  The Council argues that the mutations of the creatures in the popular game, who are given specific powers, amounts to blasphemy by promoting the theory of natural evolution. 

Syria conflict: Boy beheaded by rebels 'was not fighter'  A Palestinian boy who was filmed being beheaded by Syrian rebels on Tuesday was not a fighter, a pro-government Palestinian militia has said. 

US, anti-ISIS coalition allies regroup after jihadist attacks  Following string of deadly terrorist attacks by Islamic State group around the world, US, allies open 2-day meeting to discuss next steps. 

Hamas turns Gaza terror tunnels into summer tourist attraction  Organized tours take place during weapons exhibition marking second anniversary of 2014 war with Israel. 

Ravaged by terror, France extends state of emergency  Hollande says call to boost reserve forces paves way for 'National Guard,' as state scrambles to reassure public after 3rd major attack.