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We failed in our mission to bring James Foley home US

Aug 21, 2014

We failed in our mission to bring James Foley home US

The US had recently attempted to rescue a number of American hostages, including slain journalist James Foley held in Syria by the Islamic State, but the mission failed #Obama #US #Syria #journalist #Pentagon #military #hostages #militants #Terrorists #IS #James Foley
India needs better immigration laws to avoid Iraq-like hostage situation: Amnesty

Jul 04, 2014

India needs better immigration laws to avoid Iraq-like hostage situation: Amnesty

Amnesty urged the Centre to come out with a strong immigration law to avoid situations like the present crisis faced by Indian nurses in strife-torn Iraq. #World #India #TheySaidIt #Immigration #Iraq #Amnesty International #Hostage #ISIL #ISIS #Iraq insurgency #Iraq crisis #Stranded nurses #immigration laws
India's Iraq crisis deepens as ISIL takes 46 nurses hostage

Jul 04, 2014

India's Iraq crisis deepens as ISIL takes 46 nurses hostage

In terms of gravity, this is the Kandahar-type crisis and challenge for the Narendra Modi government. Earlier the relatives of kidnapped construction workers had descended on New Delhi from Punjab. Now the family members of kidnapped nurses are likely to troop to New Delhi from Kerala. #ThisisNext #Iraq #Ministry of External Affairs #Kandahar #hostage crisis #Syed Akbaruddin #Mosul #ISIS #Kerala nurses
Iraq hostage crisis: A look at India's strategic options

Jun 27, 2014

Iraq hostage crisis: A look at India's strategic options

The situation is as fluid as alcohol-mixed-petrol, a highly combustible concoction that can blow up anybody whosoever is in its vicinity if it were to be exposed to a spark. #US #Middle East #diplomacy #ConnectTheDots #Iran #EU #Iraq #International relations #Saudi Arabia #Iraq-India hostage crisis
Will the crisis in Iraq derail PM Modi's visit to Brazil for World Cup final?

Jun 24, 2014

Will the crisis in Iraq derail PM Modi's visit to Brazil for World Cup final?

A bit of breaking news: PM Narendra Modi will be embarking on his Brazil trip either on late 11 July or 12 July morning to watch the World Cup Final in Rio. #ThisisNext #Narendra Modi #Modi #Iraq #Brazil World Cup 2014 #ISIS #Iraq crisis #Indian Hostages in Iraq #Modi to Brazil #FIFA Brazil World Cup 2014

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Will the crisis in Iraq derail PM Modi's visit to Brazil for World Cup final?

Aug 20, 2014

Rising danger prompted U.S. effort to rescue James Foley, other hostages

The United States sent a team of special operation forces to Syria this summer to try to rescue American journalist James Foley and other hostages held by Islamic militants, U.S. officials said Wednesday...
Will the crisis in Iraq derail PM Modi's visit to Brazil for World Cup final?

Aug 21, 2014

US rescue mission in Syria this summer failed to find Americans held hostage by extremists

President Barack Obama sent special operations troops to Syria this summer on a secret mission to rescue American hostages, including journalist James Foley, held by Islamic State extremists, but they did not find them, officials say... #Syria #Barack Obama #Washington
Will the crisis in Iraq derail PM Modi's visit to Brazil for World Cup final?

Aug 20, 2014

Burglary suspects release four of eight hostages in Chicago suburb after shooting officers

Negotiators worked late into the night in an effort to persuade two men barricaded in a home in the southern Chicago suburb of Harvey to end their standoff with police and release the last of six children and two adults they took hostage... #Syria #Barack Obama #Washington