Category: battle

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A Kashmiri poet loses 30 years of work in gun battle

Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – From his neighbour’s house, Ghulam Muhammad Bhat watched his house turn to ashes. Three decades of Bhat’s poetic work was consumed by the flames during a two-day long gun battle between rebels and Indian armed forces at Balhama village of Indian-administered Kashmir. Bhatt, 52, a popular Kashmiri poet, is still in…

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Palestinian singer Rim Banna dies at fifty one after battle with most cancers

Rim Banna, a leading Palestinian singer, songwriter, and composer, has died after battling breast cancer for almost nine years. The 51-year-old died in her hometown of Nazareth in Israel, and is survived by her mother, brother, and three children. Family members confirmed via statements on social media that the singer had passed away in the…

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Kashmir: 10 killed after fierce gun battle

Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – Five Indian soldiers and five separatist fighters have been killed in a fierce gun battle in northern Kashmir. Police Superintendent Shamsher Hussain told Al Jazeera the gunfight started on Tuesday after rebels opened fire on troops in the forested area of Kupwara, a border region in Indian-administered Kashmir. “Five security personnel…

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Syria battle: Jap Ghouta sees ‘deadliest day’ as battle rages

A humanitarian aid convoy has failed to unload supplies to residents trapped inside Syria’s Eastern Ghouta, as government warplanes resumed bombarding the enclave, killing at least 70 people, according to a monitor.  Described as the “bloodiest” day since a Russian-sponsored truce failed at stopping the onslaught and since a UN Security Council resolution was unsuccessful…

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Desperate Journeys: EU liberalism misplaced in battle against refugees

The European Union is often accused of being soft on immigration, allowing too many people to move around too freely. The Hungarian government is particularly scathing about this, while ignoring entirely the fact that hundreds of thousands of its citizens benefit from the very same policy. Hungary has been roundly criticised by the EU for…