Burkina Faso suspends France 24 broadcasts in the country after an interview with Al Qaeda

NAIROBI, March 27 (Reuters) – Burkina Faso’s military government on Monday suspended France 24 broadcasts in the country after the TV station aired an interview with the head of al Qaeda’s North African wing AQIM. Relations between Paris and Ouagadougou have deteriorated sharply since Burkina Faso’s army seized power in a coup d’├ętat last October. … Read more

Two Israeli soldiers injured in Palestinian shooting in Flashpoint Town

RAMALLAH, West Bank, March 25 (Reuters) – Two Israeli soldiers were wounded on Saturday, the army said, in a drive-by shooting claimed by a Palestinian armed group in the flashpoint town of Huwara in the occupied West Bank. The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PLFP) said in a statement that it carried out … Read more

Death toll in US strikes against pro-Iran targets in Syria rises to 19 war monitor

BEIRUT, March 25 (Reuters) – The death toll in US airstrikes against pro-Iran installations in eastern Syria has risen to 19 fighters, a Syrian war monitor said Saturday, in one of the deadliest exchanges between US and Iran-aligned forces in years . The US carried out strikes in eastern Syria in response to a drone … Read more