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January 16, 2019 6:06 AM REVEALED: How Iran uses SECRET ‘tunnels and underground sites’ to conceal NUCLEAR missiles

IRAN is “digging tunnels and building underground facilities for sensitive security and military initiatives in the pursuit of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles”, a chilling document has claimed. The explosive claim was made in an official Iranian Resistance paper, produced by the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI). The NCRI document 585

January 6, 2019 6:16 AM ISIS attack: Two British special forces soldiers ‘seriously injured’

TWO British special forces soldiers have been seriously injured in an Islamic State (ISIS) attack in Syria. The soldiers were attacked in Deir al-Zour, the BBC reports, while other media said the incident took place in Al-Shafah, a town near Syria’s border with Iraq. The two soldiers have been airlifted to hospital by a US helicopter. It is believed 115

January 5, 2019 4:00 AM UK announces Iraq explosive clearance funds

The UK is to give an extra £5m to help clear Islamic State (IS) explosives in Iraq, the government has announced. The Department for International Development (DfID) funding is in addition to the £24.9m the UK has contributed to demining projects in the country since 2015. The UK is committed to spending 0.7% of gross national income on overseas aid - spending 104

January 2, 2019 2:48 AM Melania Trump SHOCK! Did First Lady snub OWN SON in rare New Year’s Eve festive snap?

MELANIA TRUMP shared a rare selfie on her social media channels to wish her 14 million followers on both Instagram and Twitter combined a Happy New Year. The First Lady (FLOTUS) shared the snap with the caption: “Wishing everyone a Happy, Healthy, Peaceful and Prosperous New Year!” But eagle-eyed Twitter users were quick to notice Mrs Trump had cropped 121

January 1, 2019 4:05 PM 14 migrants accused of trying to steal French trawler

According to a local prosecutor, the migrants included a mother and her two children and they claimed to have come from Iraq. The suspects include a mother and her two children and they claimed to have come from Iraq, according to prosecutor Pascal Marconville, who spoke to the AFP news service. Police continue to look for two individuals whom they believe 95

December 27, 2018 2:04 PM Air Force One seen over Sheffield on secret journey

The US president's aircraft was spotted by an aviation enthusiast as it flew over the UK on its secret trip to visit troops in Iraq. Alan Meloy photographed Air Force One in the skies above Sheffield on 26 December. The plane carrying Donald Trump and the First Lady left Washington in total secrecy in the dead of night. Mr Meloy said he was "amazed" 74

December 26, 2018 7:26 PM Donald Trump makes surprise visit to US troops in Iraq

The president was accompanied by First Lady Melania and the pair spent three hours on the ground with troops at the Al Asad Air Base west of Baghdad. Mr Trump, who arrived amid great secrecy on Air Force One, said the United States had no plans to withdraw its troops from the country, adding, "In fact we could use this as the base if we wanted to do something 117

December 22, 2018 7:50 PM ‘Isis isn’t beaten’ Second advisor quits after Trump pulls troops out of Syria

A KEY adviser to Donald Trump has quit his job in protest over the US President's decision to pull US troops out of Syria, a source familiar with the matter said on Saturday, just days after it was confirmed US defence secretary James Mattis had tendered his resignation. And Brett McGurk’s decision came less than a fortnight after he warned it would 121

December 12, 2018 4:33 AM US sends Iraq PROVOCATIVE demand as nuclear sanctions bite

PRESIDENT Trump’s energy secretary has visited Iraq to demand the country end its reliance on Iranian gas and electricity, and open its energy sector to US investment, as the Trump administration steps up pressure on Iran after quitting the nuclear deal. Rick Perry accompanied the largest ever US trade delegation during a visit to Iraq. Iraq was granted 109

November 28, 2018 9:56 PM REVEALED: The most dangerous countries in the world 2018

SYRIA, Afghanistan and Papua New Guinea are among the most dangerous countries in the world, according to the latest travel advice recommendations issued by Spain’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs to its citizens. The Government department’s yearly analysis suggest four countries have become more dangerous in the last 12 months, compared with two, including 139