This is your weekly news briefly for global events between 16-22 MAR 2017.

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MIDDLE EAST

 

42 Somali refugees killed in helicopter strike near Yemen – many more wounded or missing

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-security-refugees-idUSKBN16O0UI

 

Airstrike on a mosque outside Aleppo, Syria, kills 42

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-airstrike-idUSKBN16N2RG

 

Syrian air defense fires missiles at Israeli warplanes – Israel counters

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-rockets-idUSKBN16O052

 

3 US soldiers wounded in insider attack – Afghanistan

http://www.militarytimes.com/articles/us-soldiers-wounded-afghanistan-helmand

 

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ISIS INTERNATIONAL UPDATES

 

China mulls over ISIS threats from ethnic Uighurs fighting abroad

http://www.voanews.com/a/china-mulls-response-to-islamic-state-threat/3771645.html

 

ISIS declares war on India, announces plan to attack the Maj Mahal

http://www.indiatimes.com/news/india/isis-terrorists-to-intensify-attacks-on-india-declare-plan-to-target-taj-mahal-273598.html

 

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CONGO CRISIS

 

Mass graves in the Congo bear witness to the growing violence

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-congo-violence-idUSKBN16R0D4

 

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EUROPE

 

Terror attack on Olry Airport – suspect shot

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-39314250

 

Spain: Eta Basque separatists to disarm by 08 APRIL 2017

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-39305685

 

5 killed in London near Parliament: Terror investigation underway

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-39359158