18 militants killed by Burkina Faso police Nov 22, 2019 0 865 12345 Ouagadougou: Burkina Faso authorities said 18 “terrorists” were killed when they attempted to attack a police base in the north of the country, where security services have been struggling to quell a rising jihadist revolt.“The attackers were repulsed thanks to a prompt response,” police said in a statement after on Wednesday’s assault in Arbinda, Soum Province.One police officer was killed and seven officers were injured, the statement added. Weapons, motorcycles and GPS equipment belonging to the jihadists were recovered from the scene.It comes after the Burkina Faso army said it had killed 32 “terrorists” last week in two operations in the north of the impoverished and politically fragile Sahel country. (AFP) Pages 12 RELATED ARTICLES Turkey says 200 Syrians returned to area cleared of Kurd militia Nov 22, 2019 0 1697 Iran’s Guards praise ‘timely’ action against protests Nov 22, 2019 0 212 Lebanese pupils protest against ‘outdated’ curriculum Nov 22, 2019 0 159 Four protesters killed in Iraq’s Baghdad, say medics, police AFP Baghdad Four protesters were killed and dozens wounded in overnight clashes with security forces in Iraq’s capital Baghdad, security and medical sources told AFP on Thursday. Anti-government demonstrators have .. Israel again detains Palestinian governor of Jerusalem: Police AFP Jerusalem Israeli forces detained the Palestinian governor of Jerusalem on Thursday, taking him from his home in the city’s east for interrogation, a police spokesman said. Adnan Ghaith’s apprehension came a day .. Pro-Haftar forces in Libya ‘shoot down Italian drone’ Benghazi: Forces loyal to Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar said they shot down an Italian drone in western Libya, flying in a zone under their control. “We shot down the Italian drone with an anti-aircraft missile, north .. PM Netanyahu indicted for bribery, fraud and breach of trust AFP Jerusalem Israel’s embattled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was indicted on a range of corruption charges on Thursday, potentially spelling an end to his decades-long political career. Attorney General ..