Aleppo: Syrian regime forces seize most of old city Aleppo, Syria (CNN)Syrian government troops now control most of the neighborhoods in the old city of Aleppo after days of fierce fighting against rebel forces, with only small pockets remaining in opposition hands.Overall, the…

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The crusaders An Arab perspective Shock: The First Crusade and the Conquest of Jerusalem Background to the holy wars and the First Crusade’s conquest of Jerusalem, a holy city for Jews, Christians and Muslims.


Kenya Completes Border Fence With Somalia

The fencing of three kilometers of the Kenya-Somalia border is complete after the Kenya Defense Forces (KDF) took over its construction over two months ago. The project, initiated by the Ministry of Interior in 2015,…


Men made a mess of Somalia, now women want to fix it

Raped, abused and subjected to genital mutilation, many women suffer terribly in Somalia, an unrepentantly patriarchal country shown by successive surveys as one of the worst places to be female. Read more: