Tag: Reports

U.S. killed a top al-Qaida leader in Yemen, reports say

The leader of al-Qaida’s Yemen branch is believed to have been killed in a U.S. airstrike earlier this year. The New York Times said three current or former U.S. officials “expressed confidence” that Qasim al-Raymi, the emir of al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), was killed in Yemen, although there was no official confirmation. U.S.…

Rocket alert sirens sound at Iraq’s Baghdad airport amid reports of blasts heard (VIDEO)

Sirens went off near Baghdad International Airport in Iraq amid reports that several explosions have hit the surrounding area. There have been unconfirmed reports of a missile attack. Jordan-based Arabic weekly Al-Hadath reported, citing its own correspondent, that two rockets landed in the area near the airport. The area is reportedly home to Iraqi military installations…

Uber received more than 3,000 reports of sexual assault in U.S. in 2018

Uber received reports of more than 3,000 sexual assaults that are alleged to have taken place during trips made in the U.S. in 2018, according to the company’s own data. The ridesharing service’s first-ever safety report, published on Thursday, said the 3,045 reported assaults occurred among 1.3 billion Uber rides taken during last year. While…