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Day: August 12, 2016

Recording Act discussed by Israeli Prime Minister in the past and turned down
ENGLISH, Europe

Recording Act discussed by Israeli Prime Minister in the past and turned down

    Although the Israeli Prime Minister’s office rejected the claims that Netanyahu is promoting a legislative change that would prohibit recordings that are unknown to both parties involved and the broadcasting of such recordings, it turns out that Netanyahu’s office dealt with the matter more than two years ago. Former Israeli Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein turned down the process because of legislative implications. Netanyahu discussed the act over two years ago Photo Credit: Amos Ben Gershom/Channel 2 News The Israeli Prime Minister’s office explained that Netanyahu isn’t promoting an act that would prohibit someone from recording another person without his knowledge or consent and broadcast such recordings. They also noted that this was expressed from a fundamental sta...
Isis decimated in Iraq and Syria and could only have 15,000 fighters left, US commander says
Arab world, ENGLISH

Isis decimated in Iraq and Syria and could only have 15,000 fighters left, US commander says

    US has more work to do to prepare an air base in northern Iraq before Mosul takeover can happen. The number of Isis combatants in Iraq and Syria has been decimated by military campaigns, leaving as few as 15,000 to fight, according to a senior US commander. Lieutenant General Sean MacFarland said the total was difficult to accurately measure, but the estimated number of Isis fighters in the war-stricken countries is now between 15,000 and 20,000. Mr MacFarland claimed 45,000 enemy fighters are no longer on the front line after US backed operations. The new figure of Isis fighters has shrunk from earlier approximations of between 19,000 and 25,000. The US commander said the quality was of the fighters in combat was decreasing. Forces with US support in Iraq and Syria were a...
Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan detained at US airport
America, ENGLISH

Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan detained at US airport

    Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan took to Twitter Friday to express his annoyance at being detained by US airport immigration authorities for the third time, saying the experience really, really sucks. The last time Khan, 50, was detained by immigration officials in New York in 2012, it sparked uproar among his Indian fans who accused the US of racial profiling, and led Washington to apologise. I fully understand & respect security with the way the world is, but to be detained at US immigration every damn time really really sucks," Khan tweeted after he was pulled aside at Los Angeles airport. The brighter side is while waiting caught some really nice Pokemons. As news of Khan's detention broke on Indian television channels, US Assistant Secretary of State Nisha Biswa...
Dhaka attack: Another mastermind identified police say
Bangladesh, ENGLISH

Dhaka attack: Another mastermind identified police say

    Another mastermind of Gulshan café attack is identified as Marjan, police claim on Friday, August 12, 2016. Another mastermind of Gulshan café attack was identified and he is a close aide of Bangladeshi origin Canadian citizen Tamim Chowdhury, police claimed today. The suspected mastermind is Marjan and he is a Bangladeshi national, said Monirul Islam, chief of Dhaka police’s specialised counter terrorism unit, during a press briefing at police headquarters. All the photographs taken by the militants during the Holey Artisan attack were sent to Marjan, said the chief of counter terrorism unit. On the July 1 Gulshan attack, Marjan was staying at Kalyanpur in the capital and continued communication with the attackers and other two masterminds, Monirul added. Marjan took the ...
British Bangladeshi Muslim School girl  Killed Air Strike Who Join Islamic State in Syria
Arab world, ENGLISH

British Bangladeshi Muslim School girl Killed Air Strike Who Join Islamic State in Syria

    One of the three schoolgirls from Bethnal Green who fled to Syria to live in the so-called Islamic State has died in an air strike, it has been reported. Kadiza Sultana, 17, is thought to have died in a Russian air strike in Raqqa, IS’ de facto capital, earlier this year. Sultana and her friends Shamima Begum and Amira Abase were the subject of huge press attention when they fled Britain, via Turkey, to join IS, in February 2015. Their families made public appeals for information after the girls flew from Gatwick to Turkey and caught a bus to the border, before being smuggled into Syria. Sultana is believed to have died in May when the building she was staying in was bombed. ITV News reported Sultana has become disillusioned with life under IS and was planning to escape an...