Saudi-led coalition airstrikes kill 22 civilians in northern Yemen

Air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition killed at least 22 civilians, including women and children, this week in a village in northern Yemen, the United Nations said. Medical sources quoted by the U.N. Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen said late on Monday that the attacks in Kushar district, in Hajja Province, killed 10 women and 12… Read More Saudi-led coalition airstrikes kill 22 civilians in northern Yemen

Hundreds of Islamic State fighters surrender as imminent defeat looms

Islamic State faced imminent defeat in its final enclave on Tuesday as hundreds of jihadist fighters and their families surrendered and the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said the battle was as good as over. The besieged enclave of Baghouz is the last shred of territory held by the jihadists who have been driven from roughly… Read More Hundreds of Islamic State fighters surrender as imminent defeat looms

Hundreds of Banunu community members killed in ethnic crisis in DR Congo

More than 500 men, women and children from the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Banunu community were killed in attacks by Batende villagers in December, some beheaded and many slain as they tried to flee across a river, U.N. investigators said on Tuesday. The victims included a two-year-old baby thrown into a septic tank. Others were… Read More Hundreds of Banunu community members killed in ethnic crisis in DR Congo

MMA fighter Conor McGregor arrested in Florida for smashing fan’s phone

Conor McGregor was arrested in Miami Beach on Monday after a fan said the Irish mixed martial arts fighter smashed his phone and walked off with the shattered remains, police records show. McGregor was booked into a correctional center on suspicion of robbery and criminal mischief, according to an arrest affidavit. The incident took place… Read More MMA fighter Conor McGregor arrested in Florida for smashing fan’s phone