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  • Manchester Sings 'Don't Look Back in Anger' During Memorial Service, But Not All Are For it

    05/26/2017 12:11:23 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 58 replies
    Asia One ^ | May 26, 2017
    British band Oasis' 1995 hit Don't Look Back In Anger took on a whole different meaning for a particular crowd in Manchester on Thursday morning. Traffic was halted as the city's residents assembled in St. Ann's square for a memorial event honouring victims of the Manchester Arena bombing on Monday. The crowd gathered around the floral tributes and fell silent at 11am to observe one minute of silence. After a minute had passed however, a lone lady began singing to herself. The crowd, upon hearing her, started following her lead, before bursting into a sad, poignant rendition of the hit...
  • Kurdish female suicide bomber revealed to be mother of two

    10/07/2014 7:53:33 PM PDT · by Rabin · 11 replies
    Al Arabiya News ^ | 7 October 2014 | Staff
    Dilar Gnecxemis, Kurdish fighter who carried out the "suicide bomb attack" on Sunday against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Kobane, was a 20-year-old mother of two and, commander in the the People’s Protection Unit (YPG), an offshoot of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). Dilar had run out of ammunition, a lone servitor in a gun battle with ISIS on a hill outside of Kobane, prompting her to thumb down a grenades hammer and present to the ISIS thugs. Dilar’s attack was the first reported instance of a female Kurdish fighter blowing herself up against the group...