Republic of Chad declares state of emergency

Chad’s government on Monday declared state of emergency in the Lake Chad region on the ground that the area has become a gathering point for Boko Haram militants. The Minister of Communications Hassan Sylla Bakari, said the state of emergency would empower the governor of the region to prohibit the movement of people and vehicles… Read More Republic of Chad declares state of emergency

Jordanian police officer shoots dead three foreigners

A Jordanian policeman, on Monday, opened fire at a police training centre outside Amman, killing two Americans, a South African and a Jordanian. Two other Americans and four Jordanians were wounded in the incident at the King Abdullah Special Operations Training Center near the capital, Amman, according to reports. Jordanian security forces killed the shooter,… Read More Jordanian police officer shoots dead three foreigners

British passenger jet narrowly missed collision with missile in Egypt

A British passenger jet headed to the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh narrowly avoided a missile in August, authorities said following a Russian jet crash in the same area. The Thomson Airways jet with 189 people aboard took off from London and was headed to the Red Sea resort, according to The Guardian. It said… Read More British passenger jet narrowly missed collision with missile in Egypt