• Rio 2016 round-up: Neymar’s Brazil draw blank against Iraq

    Rio 2016 round-up: Neymar’s Brazil draw blank against Iraq

    The Selecao could not find a way past the tournament minnows in Brasilia as they served up their second consecutive scoreless stalemate in the men’s football competition.

    Hosts Brazil are still without a win at the Rio Olympic games after drawing 0-0 with tournament minnows Iraq in Brasilia.

    The Selecao, led by Barcelona star Neymar, failed to break down their Group A counterparts to record a second consecutive stalemate in the men’s football competition.

    Rogerio Micale’s men are also searching for their first […]

  • Iraq, Iran heavily funding Shi’ite sect – DSS Official

    Iraq, Iran heavily funding Shi’ite sect – DSS Official

    The Department of State Service, DSS, on Wednesday said the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, also known as Shi’ite sect get its funding from countries like Iraq and Iran.

    The DSS operative in charge of Sabon-Gari in Zaria, Kaduna State made the revelation when the Nigeria police force and the DSS appeared before the investigative panel set up by the Kaduna State government to investigate the December 2015 clash between the sect and the army.

    Usman who chided the sect noted that […]

  • ISIL seizes government compound in Ramadi, Iraq

    ISIL seizes government compound in Ramadi, Iraq

    The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant group has taken over the main government compound in the western Iraqi city of Ramadi, and edged closer to what would be their biggest victory in Iraq this year, officials have said.

    Hikmat Suleiman, the spokesman for Anbar’s governor, told Al Jazeera that the fighters managed to seize the heavily fortified complex on Friday mainly due to a lack of backing from the central Baghdad government.

    “For months we were complaining and telling the Security […]

  • Boko Haram members killed while in training in Iraq

    Boko Haram members killed while in training in Iraq

    It was gathered that at least five Boko Haram members have been reportedly killed in faraway Iraq by Mosul Youth Resistance Movement on Wednesday, May 13.

    This is the first report of the presence of Boko Haram militants in Iraq following the sect’s allegiance to deadly ISIS and ISIS’s acceptance of Boko Haram’s allegiance.

    According to reports by newsmen the Boko Haram insurgents were attacked in the Dargaza neighbourhood of eastern Mosul.

    Saed Mamuzini, Mosul’s spokesperson was quoted by newsmen as saying, “The […]