Braking News: Iran Crisis: Missiles Launched Against US Airbase In Iraq

Iran launched missile strikes aimed at US troops in Iraq in what it said was retaliation for the killing last week of top Iranian general Qassem Suleimani. Al-Asad air base in Iraq’s Anbar province, which hosts a US contingent, was hit at least six times, the US military confirmed. Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, of which Suleimani was a member, issued a statement saying: “In Operation Martyr Suleimani in early hours of Wednesday, tens of ground-to-ground missiles were fired at the US base and successfully pounded the Al Assad base.” White House…

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INDEPENDENCE AGAINST A DARK BACKDROP. BY @FirstSonar

The amalgamation of three large regions containing between 250 and 300 or more ethnic groups including an estimated 500 languages, happened exactly 104 years ago in 1914 by British colonial representative Sir Frederick Lugard also known as Lord Lugard, the name ‘Nigeria’ came from his wife Flora Louise Shaw fondly and officially called Lady Lugard who later passed on in 1925 leaving her husband a broken man who never got over her death. I shall be skipping the monotonous drab of recounting our journey as a nation from independence in…

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Iraq launches ‘deadly strikes’ against ISIL inside Syria

raqi PM’s office says F-16 fighter jets carried out air raids near the border in coordination with Syrian army. MORE ON SYRIA’S WAR ISIL given ’48 hours’ to evacuate area south of Damascus today Assad forces target ISIL in southern Damascus today Chemical attacks on Iran: When the US looked the other way today Saudi in talks with US over troop deployment in Syria yesterday Iraq says it has carried out “deadly air strikes” against fighters of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS)…

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