Erdogan: Turkey may start new Syria op. any moment

Despite an increased public outcry and global condemnation for the practice, the Palestinian Authority has allocated more than $319. The US stated aim is to prevent clashes between pro-Turkish and Kurdish elements but its actual objective is to pre... More..

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US eyes complete withdrawal of troops from Syria
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

US eyes complete withdrawal of troops from Syria

Despite the reality on the ground, USA officials have informed their allies in northeastern Syria that they plan to "immediately" begin pulling their forces out of the region, the Wall Street Journal reported...More..

Trump said planning to launch US Space Command
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Trump said planning to launch US Space Command

The Air Force retained its lead role in space through Air Force Space Command . Speaking at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, Vice President Mike Pence said , "a new era of American national securit...More..

New Russian barracks on disputed Kuril islands draws protest from Japan
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

New Russian barracks on disputed Kuril islands draws protest from Japan

Japan's defence ministry says 3,500 Russian troops are deployed on the two larger islands as part of a military build-up. "Due to historical reasons, neighbouring countries in Asia and the global community ha...More..

South Africa issues arrest warrant for Zimbabwe’s Grace Mugabe
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

South Africa issues arrest warrant for Zimbabwe’s Grace Mugabe

The DA and AfriForum applied to have Mugabe's diplomatic immunity revoked after she allegedly assaulted South African model Gabriella Engels at a hotel in Johannesburg in 2017. Robert Mugabe, whose command over...More..

Trump administration bans bump stocks used in Las Vegas massacre
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Trump administration bans bump stocks used in Las Vegas massacre

The Justice Department "reviewed more than 186,000 public comments and made the decision to make clear that the term "machine gun" as used in the National Firearms Act (NFA), as amended, and Gun Control Act (GC...More..

White House says it wants to avoid government shutdown
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

White House says it wants to avoid government shutdown

The Democratic congressional leaders, Sen. "If we don't get what we want, one way or the other - whether it's through you, through a military, through anything you want to call - I will shut down the governm...More..

Trump Will Dissolve Foundation In Partial Settlement With NY Attorney General
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Trump Will Dissolve Foundation In Partial Settlement With NY Attorney General

Check back for updates. President Donald Trump has agreed to shut down his family's embattled Trump Foundation , following investigators' allegations the charity misused funds by directing them to Mr. "Cre...More..

Reports detail how Russia used social media to sow US divisions
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Reports detail how Russia used social media to sow US divisions

The reports are based on data turned over by Facebook, Twitter and Google and significantly expand the extent of the meddling that Americans have alleged was carried out by the Internet Research Agency, a St Pe...More..

Two Chicago Officers Struck, Killed by Train During Foot Chase
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Two Chicago Officers Struck, Killed by Train During Foot Chase

He said the two officers responded to a shot spotter alert and ran up an embankment near the tracks to look for the suspect. "This holiday will never be the same for those two families", said Mayor Rahm Emanuel...More..

US military says it killed 62 militants in Somalia with air strikes
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

US military says it killed 62 militants in Somalia with air strikes

The institute said the group was now conducting fewer mass attacks on military bases, but attacks on government offices and businesses which refused to pay it taxes had increased markedly. Al-Shabab has long ...More..

Former Canadian diplomat goes missing in China
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Former Canadian diplomat goes missing in China

This week, a judge allowed her to stay in her Vancouver home as she awaits a possible extradition to the USA after four former colleagues and friends joined her husband in pledging a combined $10 million (US$7....More..

Israeli, Lebanese soldiers meet on border
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Israeli, Lebanese soldiers meet on border

UNIFIL added that the tunnels are a "matter of serious concern" and will continue investigations into them. U.N. Resolution 1701 required all armed groups except the Lebanese Armed Forces-the official Lebanes...More..

James Comey says House Republicans are 'shameful' after interview
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

James Comey says House Republicans are 'shameful' after interview

Former FBI director James Comey rips into President Trump and his Republican allies, arguing that attacks on the FBI make no sense. Cohen was sentenced to various crimes including campaign finance violation...More..

Taliban to meet United States officials in UAE, group says
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Taliban to meet United States officials in UAE, group says

Khalilzad, who is visiting regional countries to gather support for Afghan peace talks, is to lead the USA delegation in talks with insurgent representatives. In his turn, Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rab...More..

Glasgow facing SECOND weather warning as amber 'danger to life' threat added
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Glasgow facing SECOND weather warning as amber 'danger to life' threat added

Wintry weather has triggered the Met Office to upgrade a yellow warning for ice to amber this weekend. The Status Yellow Rainfall warning for Ireland forecasts heavy rain leading to accumulations of 30 to 5...More..

United Nations brokers partial ceasefire in Yemen's civil war
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

United Nations brokers partial ceasefire in Yemen's civil war

In a sign that the talks appeared to make more progress than previous rounds, Yemeni Foreign Minister Khaled al-Yamani and Houthi delegation head Mohamed Abdelsalam shook hands at the closing event. The U.S. re...More..

Ancient 'One Of A Kind' Tomb Unveiled In Egypt
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Ancient 'One Of A Kind' Tomb Unveiled In Egypt

Though this may be the first tomb of its kind unearthed in 2018, Egypt has explored a variety of impressive artifacts and locations this year. Waziri said that the tomb houses five burial shafts, as well as t...More..

Michael Flynn's former business partners charged with illegal lobbying
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Michael Flynn's former business partners charged with illegal lobbying

Flynn, who was charged with making false statements to the Federal Bureau of Investigation as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe, is due to be sentenced on December 18. The rele...More..

Trump says he will review the case of soldier charged with murder
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Trump says he will review the case of soldier charged with murder

He reportedly admitted to killing the man seven years after it happened. Golsteyn confessed to the killing in a 2016 interview with Fox News' Bret Baier . Two years later, Golsteyn appeared on a FOX News Spe...More..

Dems lash out at judge for ruling Obamacare unconstitutional
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Dems lash out at judge for ruling Obamacare unconstitutional

They claimed that the Supreme Court upheld the ACA in 2012 because it included an individual mandate - or a tax penalty for Americans who did not buy health insurance . "Great news for America!" By contra...More..

Sunday shows round-up: No confidence vote, fresh referendum and ‘no deal’
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Sunday shows round-up: No confidence vote, fresh referendum and ‘no deal’

The PM's key aides - her chief of staff Gavin Barwell and de facto deputy PM David Lidington - were accused of exploring the possibility of a "People's Vote" to break the Brexit deadlock, The Sun reports. W...More..

Partial government shutdown looming as White House demands funding for wall
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Partial government shutdown looming as White House demands funding for wall

Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., have proposed no more than $1.6 billion for border fencing upgrades and other security measures - but not a wall - as outlined in a bipartisan Senate bi...More..

President Trump’s Interior Chief to step down
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

President Trump’s Interior Chief to step down

On Saturday night, hours after his resignation became public, Zinke was spotted at the White House for another holiday party, the Congressional Ball. Zinke successfully rolled back the size of the Bears Ears ...More..

Palestinian forces scuffle with Hamas protesters in West Bank
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Palestinian forces scuffle with Hamas protesters in West Bank

Egypt is highly concerned over the developments in the occupied Palestinian territories and the Israeli raids on Palestinian areas in the West Bank , the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said Sunday. The military say...More..

Indian state terrorism in Kashmir highly condemnable: Pak Army
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Indian state terrorism in Kashmir highly condemnable: Pak Army

As the news of the civilian deaths spread, reports of protests chipped in from various parts of Srinagar , Pulwama, Anantnag and Kulgam districts of Jammu and Kashmir . "Deepest condolences to the bereaved"...More..

Saudi Arabia rejects US Senate's 'interference' in kingdom
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Saudi Arabia rejects US Senate's 'interference' in kingdom

The Senate's move last week dealt a new warning to US President Donald Trump , who has repeatedly signalled his backing for the Saudi leadership even amid a mounting outcry the killing of Khashoggi , a critic...More..

1984 anti-Sikh riots case : Sajjan Kumar sentenced to life imprisonment
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

1984 anti-Sikh riots case : Sajjan Kumar sentenced to life imprisonment

Former Union Minister and senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Monday said that neither Sajjan Kumar - convict in the 1984 anti-Sikh riot case - was given a ticket by the Congress , nor he does not hol...More..

Ryan Zinke is resigning, and the internet's reaction is priceless
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Ryan Zinke is resigning, and the internet's reaction is priceless

Representative Raul Grijalva, the ranking Democrat on the House Natural Resources Committee, said he was hoping for a "genuine turning of the page". Last month, when a Democratic congressman said it was time...More..

Jerusalem should remain as it is, says Dr M
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Jerusalem should remain as it is, says Dr M

Israel signalled its displeasure on Sunday with Australia's recognition of West Jerusalem as its capital . This changed in October, when Netanyahu made an unannounced visit to Oman , where he met longtime ...More..