32 ‘terrorists’ killed in two operations, says Burkina Faso military Nov 18, 2019 0 1113 12345 Ouagadougou: The Burkina Faso army said on Sunday it had killed 32 “terrorists” in two operations in the north of the country, the latest deadly incidents in the West African country struggling to quell a rising jihadist revolt.One soldier was killed in the military response, which followed an attack on a patrol, an army statement said.The deaths come less than a month after 37 people were killed in an ambush on a convoy transporting employees of a Canadian mining company.The army said 24 people were killed in the first offensive on Friday and a further eight in a second on Saturday.The first operation in Yorsala in Loroum province saw a number of women who “had been held and used by the terrorists as sex slaves” freed. Arms, ammunition and other materials were also recovered in the second operation on the outskirts of Bourzanga in Bam province, the army statement added. (AFP) RELATED ARTICLES Iran’s Khamenei backs petrol price hike that sparked deadly unrest Nov 18, 2019 0 1061 HK police warn of ‘live fire’ if they face deadly weapons from protesters Nov 18, 2019 0 809 Lebanon tycoon forgoes prime minister job under protest pressure Nov 18, 2019 0 177 Russian air strikes kill nine civilians in Syria: War monitor Beirut: Air strikes by Syrian regime ally Russia on Sunday killed nine civilians in the jihadist-run enclave of Idlib in the northwest of the country, a war monitor said. Five of the victims died in the village of Al-Malaja .. Strikes resume in Iraq to bolster anti-goverment demonstrations AFP Baghdad Iraqis flooded the streets of the capital and southern cities on Sunday in a general strike that bolstered the weeks-long movement demanding a government overhaul. Sit-ins have become the go-to tactic for .. Protest-hit Iran cannot allow insecurity, says President Hassan Rouhani Tehran: President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that Iran could not allow “insecurity” in the face of rioting after two days of violent demonstrations against a petrol price hike. “Protesting is the people’s right, but .. Netanyahu warns of security risk from Arab-backed minority govt DPA Tel Aviv Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday warned Israeli security would be in danger if his centrist rival Benny Gantz formed a minority government backed by Arab lawmakers. “It cannot be that the ..