Spanish news in English is often hard to read.
We all know that news stories have long been dominated by Arabic.
But what about what is written in English, and is it correct?
Here are five articles to get you started.1.
“Bin Laden’s son dies of brain cancer”Ahead of a speech at the UN General Assembly on September 26, the U.S. President Barack Obama announced that Osama bin Laden’s brother, Khaled, had died of a rare form of cancer.
His death was announced via a statement on Twitter.
Khaled had been diagnosed with a rare type of cancer called basal cell carcinoma, or BCC, a rare and aggressive form of the cancer.
In the past year, Bin Laden’s younger brother, Ahmed, has been diagnosed of cancer of the pancreas and was recently moved to a rehabilitation facility in Saudi Arabia.2.
“Policemen beat Palestinian man on his way to hospital”This is a popular article from the Al Arabiya English newspaper, which ran an article titled “An Israeli police officer beaten a Palestinian man in the West Bank city of Hebron.”
The article quotes an unnamed Israeli policeman who said he witnessed the incident and reported it to the police.
The article does not specify if the man was a Muslim or not.3.
“US condemns attacks in West Bank, Syria”This article, published by the New York Times, said: “The United States condemns in the strongest terms these terrorist acts and their intended targets.
The United States strongly condemns their intent to target civilians, and specifically civilians who are civilians.”4.
“U.S.-backed forces in Syria’s Qalamoun mountains”The article, titled “US-backed forces attack Qalamun mountains,” says that the U: “conducts a campaign of air strikes against Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) in the Qalamous mountains, which were recently liberated by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an alliance of Kurdish, Arab, and Turkmen fighters, as well as a group of US-trained Kurdish militia.”5.
“Syrian rebel commander killed in airstrike”This report, from The Associated Press, says that a Syrian rebel commander was killed in an airstrike.
The report says the airstrike was launched by a US-backed group in the province of Idlib.6.
“Tahrir Square attacks killed 16″The Associated Press says that 15 people were killed in a bombing in Tahrir Square on Sunday, and another 13 were injured in a car bomb explosion.
The AP reports that the attack was carried out by a group called the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS).7.
“Russian President Putin blames Syrian government for ‘horrible mistakes'”Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s government for “horrible” mistakes, saying that Russia is doing everything to support the opposition.
“I can assure you, that we have all the measures we can take to support all the forces of the Syrian people,” Putin said.
“And we will be working with the Syrian government to stop the violence, to stop these attacks.”8.
“Syria rebels claim to have downed Russian jet”The Al Jazeera English news outlet, quoting a statement from a rebel commander, says: “A Russian SU-24 jet that entered Syria’s northern province of Latakia [is] reportedly downed by an unidentified group of Syrian rebels after a deadly attack in the region.”9.
“Russia says Syrian plane bombed its airspace”The BBC reports that Russia has confirmed that a Russian fighter jet was shot down by a Syrian aircraft.
“We have confirmed this to Russian authorities and we have given the details of the incident,” the Russian Foreign Ministry said.10.
“Airstrikes hit two oilfields in eastern Syria”An Al Jazeera report says that two oil fields have been hit by airstrikes, killing at least six people.11.
“The Syrian military says it has downed two Russian jets”The Russian Defense Ministry says that one of its aircraft has been downed by a fighter jet.
“It was launched from the Mediterranean Sea in Syria, the ministry said, adding that the plane was hit by two missiles.
The attack was not immediately clear.13. “
FSA fighters launch ‘unprovoked’ rocket attack on Assad’s forces”The New York Daily News says that three members of the Free Syrian Army, which is a splinter group of the National Defense Forces, launched a rocket attack at a Syrian military base in the northeastern province of Hasaka.
The attack was not immediately clear.13.
“Assad to visit U.N. in May”The Syrian news agency SANA, citing sources in the country’s government, reports that Syrian President Assad will visit the United Nations General Assembly in May.14. “Iran