Eight killed as militants attack army base, village in Nigeria Aug 13, 2019 0 928 12345 Kano: Eight people, including three soldiers, were killed in jihadist attacks on an army base and village in northeast Nigeria ahead of Monday’s Eid al-Adha festival, military sources said.In a separate assault on Sunday, fighters from rival jihadist faction Boko Haram killed two residents and burnt homes in an attack on the village of Ngwom, 14 km (eight miles) from Maiduguri.Two soldiers and six civilians were injured. (AFP) Pages 123 POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES US turning Gulf region into ‘tinderbox’, says Iran’s FM Aug 13, 2019 0 167 US delegation in Turkey for work on Syria ‘safe zone centre’ Aug 13, 2019 0 212 Yemen separatists say ready for talks after Aden ‘coup’ Aug 13, 2019 0 176 Seven dead in Congo lake boat capsize Bukavu: Seven people drowned after a transport boat sank after hitting rocks on a lake in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo over the weekend, local authorities said on Monday. Lake and river transport is widely .. Iraq rejects Israeli role in Gulf flotilla to protect Hormuz AFP Baghdad Iraq rejects any Israeli participation in a naval force to protect shipping in the Strait of Hormuz, at the heart of tensions with Iran, Foreign Minister Mohammed Ali al-Hakim said on Monday. Tensions have .. Israel delays ouster of Filipina worker, Israeli-born son Jerusalem: The deportation of a Filipina migrant worker and her Israeli-born teenage son was delayed at the 11th hour to await a final decision on their fate, an association said on Monday. Rosemarie Perez was arrested by .. Libya airport reopens after truce-violating rocket fire AFP Tripoli Flights have resumed from the Libyan capital’s sole functioning airport as calm returned on Monday to the outskirts of Tripoli after a temporary truce was violated the previous day. “Reopening airspace at .. France should bring back militants facing hanging in Iraq: UN expert Paris: French authorities should try to bring back seven of their nationals sentenced to death in Iraq for joining the Islamic State extremist group, a UN expert said on Monday. Eleven French citizens were sentenced to ..