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Syrian air defenses thwart Israeli missile attack in southern Syria: SANA

Syrian Air Defenses thwarted an Israeli attack on Tal al-Hara in southern Syria and shot down a number of them, Syrian state news agency SANA said early on Wednesday....

Syrian air defenses thwart Israeli missile attack in southern Syria: SANA

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Yemen: 11 more ‘terrible, senseless’ civilian deaths reported, following attack in Sana’a - top UN official The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen, Lise Grande, has expressed her outrage at the ‘terrible, senseless deaths’ of 11 civilians in the capital, Sana’a on Sunday, in which scores were also injured....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Three Syrian soldiers killed by Israeli rockets: state media Three Syrian soldiers were killed and seven wounded by Israeli rockets fired into Quneitra province, Syrian state media said on Sunday, citing a military source....
07:17, 2019-06-02

Five killed in Israeli airstrikes on T4 air base in Syria Israeli jets and helicopters struck back against military targets in Syria, killing at least five soldiers while destroying an ammunition depot and causing damage to buildings and equipment at the T4 air base....
18:51, 2019-06-03

U.S. calls Russian, Syrian air strikes 'reckless escalation' in Syria The United States continues to be alarmed by Syrian government and Russian air strikes in northwest Syria and believes they are a "reckless escalation" of violence, the State Department said on Tuesday....
22:00, 2019-05-28

Israeli forces strike Syria air base — report Israel has fired missiles onto a Syrian air base, killing a soldier and wounding two others, said Syria's state media. If confirmed, it would be the second such attack by Israel in Syria over the past 24 hours....
06:00, 2019-06-03

Israeli military says 2 rockets fired at Israel from Syria JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says two projectiles have been fired from Syria toward the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. The military said Saturday there were no reports of casualties or damage. Israeli media reported sirens warning of incoming rockets were not activated. Israel has acknow...
22:34, 2019-06-01

Syria says Israeli attacks kill 3 soldiers, wound 7 BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s state-run media is reporting several Israeli attacks on military positions in the country’s south, saying they have killed three soldiers and wounded seven others. State news agency SANA quoted an unnamed military official as saying the attacks struck military posit...
07:00, 2019-06-02

Israeli aircraft strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said it struck Syrian artillery and aerial defense batteries in retaliation for Saturday's firing of two rockets at the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights....
21:17, 2019-06-02

Israel fires missile at Syria, killing soldier Israeli forces launched a missile at a location in southern Syria on Monday, killing at least one soldier, military officials from both countries confirmed....
00:17, 2019-05-28

Syrian doctor describes latest alleged chemical attack as US mulls response Just after 9 a.m  Sunday, witnesses on the ground in the remote Syrian countryside near the border of Idlib province claimed they saw more than 40 rockets slash through the sky, along with three different-looking shells that landed in a thud of yellowish smoke....
07:00, 2019-05-24

Saudi Arabia says Iran behind Houthi missile attack on airport Foreign ministry threatens urgent reprisals to ‘deter Iranian-backed terrorist Houthi militias’Saudi Arabia has said it will carry out urgent reprisals as it accused Iran of being behind a late-night cruise missile attack by Houthi rebel fighters on a Saudi international airport that injured 26 peop...
05:51, 2019-06-13

US investigating possible Assad chemical attack in Syria State department says it will respond ‘quickly and appropriately’ if claims provenThe US says it has seen signs the Syrian government may again be using chemical weapons in its attritional offensive to recapture the last rebel-held pocket of the country, warning the use of any such weapons would inc...
19:51, 2019-05-22

Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi Abha Airport with a cruise missile: Al Masirah TV Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement carried out an attack on Abha Airport in Saudi Arabia with a cruise missile, the group's Al-Masirah TV reported early on Wednesday....
04:34, 2019-06-12

Senior UN official strongly condemns Southern California synagogue attack The top official for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) has strongly condemned the attack Saturday on a synagogue in Southern California, denouncing the deadly incident as a hate crime targeting Sabbath worshipers on the last day of Passover....
14:38, 2019-05-21

US warns Syria over suspected chemical weapons attack Washington has told Syria that it will "respond quickly and appropriately" to any chemical weapons use. The threat comes as a fragile ceasefire in rebel-held Idlib risks unraveling....
10:34, 2019-05-22

France says signs of Syria chemical attack, but still checking France's foreign minister said on Tuesday there were signs that chemicals had been used in attacks by Syrian government forces on rebels in northwest Syria, but they still needed to be verified....
22:00, 2019-05-28

U.S. Yet to Find Evidence of New Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria Officials appeared to edge away from the urgency of an earlier State Department announcement that warned of new chemical attacks by the Syrian government....
03:34, 2019-05-23

Turkey says no truce in Syria after attack on its troops, urges Russia to restore calm Turkey denied Russian assertions on Thursday that a ceasefire had been put in place in Syria's Idlib province and demanded Russia restore calm, after the Syrian army and its allies shelled and attacked a Turkish observation post there....
15:00, 2019-06-13

Turkey sends weapons to Syrian rebels facing Russian-backed assault: Syrian sources Turkey has equipped an array of mainstream Syrian rebels it backs with fresh supplies of weaponry to help them try to repel a major Russian-backed assault, senior opposition officials and rebel sources said on Saturday....
18:51, 2019-05-25

Houthi missile attack on Saudi airport wounds 26: Saudi-led coalition The Saudi-led military coalition vowed to respond firmly to a missile attack by Yemeni Houthi forces on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday which wounded 26 people....
15:01, 2019-06-12

Saudi Arabia airport attack: 26 injured after missile strike by suspected Houthi rebels on Abha airport A 'cross-border terrorist' attack on a civilian airport in Saudi Arabia has left 26 people wounded, including two children, the Saudi-led coalition has said....
15:01, 2019-06-12

Turkey chafes at U.S. pressure over Russian defenses Turkey said on Tuesday a U.S. House of Representatives' resolution condemning Ankara's purchase of Russian defense systems and urging potential sanctions was unacceptably threatening....
11:51, 2019-06-11

Exclusive: U.S. will not accept more Turkish F-35 pilots over Russia defenses - sources The United States has decided to stop accepting any additional Turkish pilots who planned to come to the United States to train on F-35 fighter jets, U.S. officials say, in a clear sign of the escalating dispute over Ankara's plans to purchase Russian air defenses....
10:34, 2019-06-07

Yemen blast kills 14 children, leaves others fighting for their lives in Sana’a Further details have emerged of an attack on a school in the Yemeni capital Sana’a at the weekend which killed 14 youngsters and critically injured 16 others....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Deadly Yemen airstrikes that claim children’s lives in capital Sana’a, strongly condemned by UN Thursday’s airstrikes on Yemen’s capital Sana’a that reportedly killed five children and injured dozens more, have been strongly condemned by UN agencies, which have warned of the “brutal toll” on civilians of more than four years of conflict....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Richard Carranza scrambling to thwart The Post’s coverage of the DOE In the face of mounting criticism of Carranza’s race-based agenda, his team at Department of Education headquarters is desperate to do damage control, insiders told The Post....
05:17, 2019-06-09

Trump not doing enough to thwart Russian 2020 meddling, experts say Despite fears of cyber attacks, adequate funding and White House focus to counter any new election interference are laggingIntelligence warnings are growing that Russia will probably meddle in the 2020 elections, but Donald Trump and a powerful Senate ally are downplaying these concerns and not doin...
08:51, 2019-05-27

Florida cops thwart attempt to smuggle McDonald’s into jail Does the Hamburglar have an alibi? The Clay County Sheriff’s Office in Florida said that officials thwarted a would-be smuggler’s attempt at sneaking six McDonald’s sandwiches and a tube of Grizzly chewing tobacco into the department’s detention facility. The confiscated items were discovered ...
20:51, 2019-06-03

Montreal Developer Moves to Thwart Air Canada's Transat Takeover Montreal real-estate developer Groupe Mach surprised markets by offering to buy Transat in an effort to scuttle Air Canada’s attempted takeover of the travel-services specialist....
08:00, 2019-06-05

Cybersecurity veteran Imperva acquires Distil Networks to help thwart bot attacks Imperva has announced plans to acquire Distil Networks, a cybersecurity startup that specializes in blocking bot attacks on websites, mobile apps, and APIs.Read More...
17:34, 2019-06-04

Florida police thwart smuggling of McDonald's burgers and sandwiches, chewing tobacco into jail   Reps for the Clay County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) in Florida announced that officials thwarted a would-be smuggler’s attempt at sneaking six McDonald’s sandwiches and a tube of Grizzly chewing tobacco into the department’s detention facility....
21:17, 2019-06-01

Syrian regime may be committing war crimes, says UK The UK's top official at the UN says the Syrian regime could be committing war crimes after Sky News uncovered evidence suggesting government forces have deliberately attacked hospitals in Idlib....
02:34, 2019-05-29

U.S. Sanctions Syrian Businessman Samer Foz, Others The Treasury Department sanctioned a top Syrian businessman and more than a dozen individuals and companies for their alleged financial support of President Bashar al-Assad....
11:34, 2019-06-12

Syrian town of Azaz hit by deadly car bombing A suicide car bomb in a northwestern Syrian town held by Turkish-backed rebels has killed at least 14 people and wounded dozens, a war monitor said. It's not immediately clear who was behind the attack....
06:00, 2019-06-03

Syrian activists: At least 14 killed in rebel stronghold BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists and rescuers say government warplanes and artillery have pounded the last rebel stronghold in the country, killing at least 14 people by midday. Wednesday’s attacks mark a month since government forces escalated their offensive on the rebel stronghold in northwes...
15:00, 2019-05-29

A look at what comes next in 2nd Israeli election of 2019 Israel is in unchartered political territory after the newly elected parliament dissolved itself early on Thursday and set another election date, within six months of the previous one....
14:17, 2019-05-30

At War: To Stay or to Flee: A Syrian Mother’s Impossible Choice Suhair had to decide whether leaving Syria was worth risking her children’s lives. Now she is coming to terms with the opportunities and costs of her decision....
18:34, 2019-05-21

Syrian troops take village deep within last rebel stronghold BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces have captured a village deep within the last rebel stronghold in the northwest province of Idlib, after intense clashes with militants. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, an opposition war monitor, said on Monday that the troops had reached ...
15:51, 2019-06-03

| US imposes sanctions on Syrian mogul for aiding Assad The United States has imposed sanctions on Samer Foz, a Syrian industrialist behind high-end developments, including the Four Seasons hotel in Damascus, for allegedly enriching President Bashar al-Assad....
06:34, 2019-06-12

Syrian footballer and 'singer of revolution' killed in conflict Goalkeeper Abdul Baset al-Sarout dies of wounds sustained in battle with government troopsA Syrian footballer who became a symbolic figure in the rebellion against the country’s president, Bashar al-Assad, has died of wounds suffered in a battle with government forces.Abdul Baset al-Sarout, 27, who ...
15:51, 2019-06-08

Thousands of Syrian refugees could be sent back, says Lebanese minister Gebran Bassil claims many refugees are not living in political fear, but stay for economic reasonsAs many as three quarters of Syrian refugees in Lebanon could return to Syria because they face no fear of political persecution or threat to their security, Lebanon’s controversial foreign minister has...
07:34, 2019-06-15

To Stay or to Flee: A Syrian Mother’s Impossible Choice Suhair had to decide whether leaving Syria was worth risking her children’s lives. Now she is coming to terms with the opportunities and costs of her decision....
22:17, 2019-05-22

Report: Syrian air raids hit crowded residential area BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s White Helmets say at least six people were killed and 10 remain under rubble following government air raids on a town in the rebel’s last stronghold. The first responders known as White Helmets said Monday that rescue workers were still searching for survivors under...
16:34, 2019-05-27

U.S. imposes sanctions on Syrian businessman with ties to Assad The United States on Tuesday slapped sanctions on Syrian businessman Samer Foz and his family, who have close ties to President Bashar al-Assad and who Washington said has made millions by developing properties on land seized from those who have fled the Syrian war....
19:51, 2019-06-11

Neglect of Syrian women, children documented in new D.C. exhibit A new exhibit, a series of 25 paintings and two installations, provides a window into the lives of Syrian women and children forced to flee their homeland....
16:51, 2019-06-10

Syrian air raids hit crowded residential areas in Idlib Syria’s White Helmets say at least 6 people were killed and 10 remain under rubble following government air raids on a town in the rebel’s last stronghold...
19:00, 2019-05-27

Syrian army 'kills terrorists' in Idlib countryside The Syrian army is launching "intensive strikes on dens of Jabhat al-Nusra," a group formerly affiliated with al Qaeda, in a village in southwestern Idlib province Sunday, Syrian state media is reporting....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Israeli nationalists celebrate Jerusalem Day Clashes broke out as Muslim worshippers observed the tail end of the Islamic holiday of Ramadan. Sunday marks the anniversary of Israel taking east Jerusalem after a 1967 war....
06:00, 2019-06-03

Syrian rebel town buries goalie who became 'singer of the revolution' Thousands of people flocked to the funeral on Sunday of a Syrian soccer star turned fighter who became an icon of the revolt against President Bashar al-Assad....
16:17, 2019-06-09

Syrian troops regain control of village they lost to rebels DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media say government forces have regained control of a northwestern village, just days after losing it to militants. State TV says troops captured Kfar Nabudah on Sunday from militants, including members of al-Qaida-linked Hayat Tahrir al-Sham group. Government fo...
14:17, 2019-05-26

Israel attacks Syrian base hours after hitting other targets Syrian state media is reporting that Israel has fired missiles onto a Syrian military air base in the country’s center, killing a soldier and wounding two others hours after Israeli attacks in southern Syria killed three soldiers and wounded seven...
00:51, 2019-06-03

Tensions forces evacuation of Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon Dozens of Syrian refugees have dismantled their tents in a camp they lived in for years in eastern Lebanon after authorities ordered their evacuation following a brawl with locals....
17:51, 2019-06-09

Car bomb kills 13 in rebel-held northern Syrian town Syrian opposition activists are reporting that a car bomb in a northern town held by Turkey-backed fighters has killed at least 13, and wounded dozens of people...
00:51, 2019-06-03

Syrian activists say bombing of rebel area killed 5 people Syrian rescue workers and activists say government warplanes have bombed the last rebel stronghold in the country again, levelling a building and killing five people inside it, including three members of a single family....
14:17, 2019-05-30

Dutch police arrest Syrian suspected of war crimes, terror Dutch prosecutors say police have arrested a Syrian on suspicion of war crimes and terrorism in his home country where he allegedly was a commander in the former al-Qaida affiliate the Nusra Front....
16:01, 2019-05-21

Syrian soccer goalie who became rebel icon dies in battle A Syrian rebel spokesman says a famous soccer goalkeeper who became an icon of the rebellion against President Bashar Assad has died of wounds suffered in a battle with government forces...
14:51, 2019-06-08

Crop fires, a weapon of war, ruin Iraqi, Syrian harvests IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Crop fires in parts of Syria and Iraq this month have been blamed alternately on defeated Islamic State militants seeking to avenge their losses, and on Syrian government forces battling to rout other armed groups. Thousands of acres of wheat and barley fields in both countries ha...
13:51, 2019-05-30

Syrian government documents show reach of Assad's agencies A Washington-based Syrian watchdog says thousands of documents collected from abandoned Syrian government offices reveal the reach of President Bashar Assad's security agencies, offering a rare glimpse into the inner workings of his secretive apparatus....
15:17, 2019-05-21

US repatriates family from Syrian detention camp for Isis suspects Exclusive: removal of four people could put pressure on other countries to follow suitA US family have been removed from a Syrian detention centre for suspected members of Islamic State and returned to the US. The move could have implications for hundreds of children born to non-Syrians who have bee...
07:00, 2019-05-23

Trump: ‘Not happy’ about ‘messed up’ Israeli politics WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says Israel has got to “get their act together” after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was unable to form a new governing coalition and a second election was set for later this year. Saying the political situation in Israel is “all messed u...
05:17, 2019-06-03

Assad urged Syrian refugees to come home. Many are being welcomed with arrest and interrogation. Returnees have been subjected to harassment or extortion by security agencies, as well as detention and torture, say returnees and human rights monitors....
21:17, 2019-06-02

Syrian forces drop banned cluster bombs and target hospitals Sky News has seen first-hand evidence that hospitals in Idlib are being targeted by Syrian regime forces who also appear to be using banned cluster bombs as they rachet up their bombardment of the last rebel stronghold in the country....
15:00, 2019-05-28

Syrian Kurds hand over French, Dutch Islamic State orphans BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian Kurdish official says authorities in northeastern Syria have handed 12 French and two Dutch orphans whose fathers were killed fighting for the Islamic State group back to their countries. Abdulkarim Omar, a senior official in the Kurdish self-rule administration, tweeted on Mo...
12:51, 2019-06-10

Sky News witnesses horrors of Idlib as crew shelled by Syrian regime Sky News has gained exclusive access to the bombardment of Idlib - the last rebel outpost in Syria - and witnessed first-hand the relentless attack on civilians inside the province....
19:51, 2019-05-23

Syrian army shells rebel area despite ceasefire move: monitor The Syrian army and its allies shelled rebel-held areas of northwest Syria on Wednesday night and early on Thursday, a war monitor said, despite Russia saying on Wednesday that it and Turkey had brokered a new ceasefire there....
09:51, 2019-06-13

Belgium takes back six children of Isis fighters from Syrian camps Children with parents face less certain future, with countries reluctant to repatriate supporters of violent jihadSix Belgian children of Islamic State members were returned to Belgium on Friday from camps in Syria where US-backed militia are holding thousands of militants and their family members.T...
07:34, 2019-06-15

Syrian Army Discovers Tragic Destruction of Apamea at the Hands of Terrorists The Head of the Department of Antiquities and Museums of Hama in Syria, Abdul Qader Farzet, has announced that the ancient Syrian city of Apamea, which was recently reclaimed by government forces, has suffered extensive and irreversibly damage by terrorist forces. ...
03:51, 2019-05-30

Syrian Government Documents Show Widespread Abuses, Rights Center Says In a report, the Syria Justice and Accountability Center said that documents from President Bashar al-Assad’s government detailed systematic human rights violations by the nation’s security agencies....
03:51, 2019-05-22

Syrian air defences respond to rebel drones in Hama province: state TV Syrian air defences responded on Tuesday to drones launched by rebels near a helipad in Jubb Ramlah village in Hama province, Syrian state TV reported, describing the rebels as "terrorists"....
23:34, 2019-06-04

Syrian government steps up air strikes in northwest, seizes small town Syrian government forces pounded positions in the northwest of the country on Sunday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, in the heaviest day of air strikes since launching a major campaign against the rebel-held territory nearly four weeks ago....
20:34, 2019-05-26

Third season of Israeli hit ‘Fauda’ ventures into Gaza Strip JERUSALEM (AP) — The creators of Israel’s hit TV show “Fauda” are gearing up for their most ambitious mission yet: the Gaza Strip. The action series chronicles the adventures of undercover Israeli commando operatives in the Palestinian territories. The Netflix release date hasnR...
08:51, 2019-06-06

Israeli military says it has targeted militant sites in Gaza JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it struck several militant sites in the Gaza Strip after a Palestinian rocket hit a building in southern Israel. The army said Israeli warplanes attacked “terror infrastructure” in Gaza early on Friday, including military and naval compounds bel...
11:17, 2019-06-14

| Israeli jets hit Gaza after rocket fire into Israel Israeli aircraft struck Hamas bases in Gaza, the military has said, after a rocket fired by Palestinian militants hit a Jewish theological seminary in southern Israel....
18:34, 2019-06-14

Israeli president shocked by German skullcap comment BERLIN (AP) — Israel’s president says he’s shocked by a German official’s comment that he wouldn’t advise Jews to wear skullcaps in parts of the country, which is drawing mixed reactions at home. Felix Klein, the government’s anti-Semitism commissioner, was quoted Satur...
12:17, 2019-05-26

Finistere, 3 Israeli firms to invest $100 mln in food tech Food technologies-focused Finistere Ventures and three Israeli firms said on Monday they formed a partnership that would invest up to $100 million in agrifood startups in Israel....
06:34, 2019-05-27

Israeli lawmakers vote to disband Knesset in bid for new elections Israeli lawmakers have voted to dissolve the national parliament due to difficulty agreeing on a coalition government -- a move that could pave the way for new elections....
19:51, 2019-05-28

Israeli leader uncharacteristically quiet over Gulf crisis JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been a vocal critic of Iran over the years, accusing the Islamic Republic of sinister intentions at every opportunity. But the outspoken Israel leader has remained uncharacteristically quiet throughout the current crisis between the U.S....
10:17, 2019-05-29

Israeli parliament votes to hold new election in September Israeli lawmakers have voted in favor of dissolving parliament following Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's failure to form a coalition government. The move comes after weeks of difficult negotiations....
10:51, 2019-05-30

New Israeli Bill Would Give Netanyahu Immunity From Prosecution An ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented a bill in Israel’s parliament on Tuesday to grant lawmakers immunity from criminal prosecution, legislation that would help insulate the premier from corruption charges....
19:17, 2019-05-21

New Israeli government or election: Netanyahu faces deadline JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s raucous political world is on edge, counting down to a midnight deadline to see whether a new government will be formed or whether there will be an unpresented second election of the year. Backchannel negotiations are continuing to try and find a compromise that will ...
10:17, 2019-05-29

Israeli navy boards ship from Turkey that was set on fire JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says naval forces boarded a cargo ship off the coast that had been set on fire. The military says it was alerted early Sunday to an anchored ship off northern Israel whose hull was ablaze. At the request of the ship’s captain, Israeli forces boarded and se...
19:17, 2019-06-09

Syrian Goalkeeper Turned Rebel Fighter Dies In Fight With Regime Forces A Syrian goalkeeper turned rebel fighter who starred in an award-winning documentary died Saturday of wounds sustained fighting regime forces in northwestern Syria, his faction said....
07:34, 2019-06-09

Israeli thriller series 'Fauda' digs in for darker third season "Fauda", an Israeli TV series that has become a Netflix hit for its unsparing portrayal of undercover commandos who pose as Palestinians to pursue Hamas guerrillas, promises to dig deeper into the conflict in its third season....
18:17, 2019-06-02

Finistere, three Israeli firms to invest $100 million in food tech Food technologies-focused Finistere Ventures and three Israeli firms said on Monday they formed a partnership that would invest up to $100 million in agrifood startups in Israel....
08:00, 2019-05-27

U.S. envoy, in interview, does not rule out Israeli annexation in West Bank The U.S. ambassador to Israel did not rule out an Israeli move to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, land that the Palestinians seek for a state, in an interview with the New York Times published on Saturday....
05:34, 2019-06-09

New Israeli election highlights tense ties to ultra-Orthodox JERUSALEM (AP) — The trigger for Israel’s unprecedented repeat election touches upon one of the major fault lines in Israeli society — the role of the growing ultra-Orthodox Jewish community in modern life. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s prospective government collapsed last week ov...
09:51, 2019-06-04

Israeli warplanes strike Gaza after closing of offshore waters A set of Israeli airstrikes in Gaza following rockets striking southern Israel threaten to unravel a ceasefire reached in May. Israel also cut off Palestinian fishing access to offshore waters....
12:34, 2019-06-14

Israeli tycoon 'hired intelligence firm to influence tax policy' Idan Ofer allegedly hired Black Cube in 2014 but firm denies meeting and is suing TV showAn Israeli investigative TV show has claimed that one of the country’s richest men hired the Israeli intelligence firm Black Cube to dig up dirt on a cabinet minister. Black Cube denied the allegations. Idan Ofe...
14:34, 2019-06-07

Israeli scientists brew beer with revived ancient yeasts JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli researchers raised a glass Wednesday to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts extracted from ancient clay vessels —some over 5,000 years old. Archaeologists and microbiologists from the Israel Antiquities Authority and four Israeli universitie...
17:51, 2019-05-22

Israeli forces kill Palestinian trying to cross border: officials Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian teenager who was trying to climb a security fence and cross into Israel from the occupied West Bank on Friday, an Israeli official and Palestinian witnesses said....
18:17, 2019-05-31

Israeli thriller series "Fauda" digs in for darker third season "Fauda", an Israeli TV series that has become a Netflix hit for its unsparing portrayal of undercover commandos who pose as Palestinians to pursue Hamas guerrillas, promises to dig deeper into the conflict in its third season....
19:17, 2019-06-02

Israeli police arrest 17 at annual Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade Thousands of advocates showed up Thursday to Jerusalem's Gay Pride Parade, an event that might have been marred by a knife attack if it wasn't for attentive security officers....
22:34, 2019-06-06

Israeli TV show says Black Cube spied on Cabinet minister An Israeli investigative TV show is reporting that one of the country's richest men hired Israeli intelligence firm Black Cube to spy on a Cabinet minister....
02:17, 2019-06-07

Netanyahu Scrambles to Form Israeli Government as Deadline Looms Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a last-ditch effort to cobble together a governing coalition before a midnight deadline, while his party advanced a vote to dissolve parliament and call for snap elections in case he falls short of a majority....
17:00, 2019-05-29

WhatsApp vulnerability exploited to infect phones with Israeli spyware Enlarge (credit: Santeri Viinamäki) Attackers have been exploiting a vulnerability in WhatsApp that allowed them to infect phones with advanced spyware made by Israeli developer NSO Group, the Financial Times reported on Monday, citing the company and a spyware technology dealer. A representative ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Israeli warplanes strike Gaza after closing offshore waters A set of Israeli airstrikes in Gaza following rockets striking southern Israel threaten to unravel a ceasefire reached in May. Israel also cut off Palestinian fishing access to offshore waters....
05:00, 2019-06-14

Israeli order against Human Rights Watch director frozen Israel's Supreme Court has issued a ruling allowing the local director of Human Rights Watch to remain in the country while he fights a deportation order....
15:34, 2019-06-02

Syrian schoolboy with strong Belfast accent praised for acting as interpreter to help fellow pupils A Syrian schoolboy living in Northern Ireland has captured hearts after revealing how he acts as an interpreter for other pupils - while speaking with a strong Belfast accent....
14:00, 2019-05-30

Assad niece forfeits £25k of Syrian regime cash held in London bank account A niece of Syria's president Assad today agreed to forfeit thousands of pounds held in a London bank account after a court heard it was Syrian regime cash that had been brought into Britain....
15:01, 2019-05-21

Lebanon’s Nasrallah says his group has no missile factories BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s Hezbollah leader has rejected what he calls U.S. conditions for mediating a border and maritime dispute with Israel. Hassan Nasrallah says Washington is “using the talks” to discuss degrading his group’s capabilities, bringing up an Israeli claim that ...
00:17, 2019-06-01

Australia's 'Missile' Magnussen hangs up the goggles Three-times world champion James Magnussen has retired from competitive swimming after years of battling shoulder injuries, the Australian said on Wednesday....
16:17, 2019-06-05

Do you believe in UFOs? China hints at test of new missile With a cryptic message about UFOs and a picture of a missile launcher, China's military has hinted that it has carried out a test of a new missile, after images of an object streaking toward the sky circulated on Chinese social media....
10:51, 2019-06-04

Trump breaks with Abe, says not bothered by NK missile tests TOKYO — President Donald Trump said Monday that he is not “personally bothered” by recent short-range missile tests that North Korea conducted this month, breaking with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is hosting the president on four-day state visit full of pageantry Standing bes...
13:34, 2019-05-27

Turkey won't bow to US 'ultimatums' on Russia missile system Turkey's foreign minister says his country won't bow to "ultimatums" after the United States warned Turkey it was excluding it from the F-35 fighter jet program overs its deal with Russia to purchase its S-400 missile defense system....
16:34, 2019-06-13

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu faces midnight deadline to form new government Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's political future is at stake as he has until midnight to form a coalition government. If the premier fails, he is expected to push parliament to hold snap elections....
22:00, 2019-05-29

| Australian pleads guilty to rape, murder of Arab-Israeli student A man has pleaded guilty to raping and killing a young Arab-Israeli student in Melbourne, one of a spate of attacks that sparked fears about women's safety in Australia....
17:17, 2019-06-12

Israeli court upholds Orthodox church land sales to settlers Israel's Supreme Court has ruled against the Greek Orthodox Church in a long-running legal battle over the sale of three properties in predominantly Palestinian parts of Jerusalem's Old City to a Jewish settler group....
16:34, 2019-06-13

Products from Israeli-occupied areas and settlements should be labeled — EU court adviser The adviser has said that labeling must take "ethical considerations" into account. The advice was given as the top EU court is set to review a labeling policy put in place by France in 2016....
05:00, 2019-06-14

Israeli PM’s wife accepts plea deal in case of catered meals JERUSALEM (AP) — Prosecutors say that Sara Netanyahu, wife of Israel’s prime minister, has agreed to a plea bargain settling allegations that she misused some $100,000 of state money on lavish meals. The State Attorney’s office said Mrs. Netanyahu will pay roughly $15,000 in fines to clo...
17:17, 2019-06-12

Israeli navy tests unmanned sonar mine-sweeping vessel The Israeli Navy successfully deployed its Seagull unmanned mine counter-measures surface vessel in exercises earlier this month, Elbit Systems announced....
22:34, 2019-05-21

A hot and breezy day in Southern Arizona TUCSON – Today we’ll see the hottest daytime high temperatures so far this year. High clouds continue to spread across the region and they will thin out overnight. A ridge of high pressure is parked aloft, and this brought extremely hot conditions to Southern Arizona this afternoon. Temp...
02:34, 2019-06-14

Top U.S., Israeli, Russian security officials to meet in Jerusalem in June: White House White House national security adviser John Bolton and his Israeli and Russian counterparts will meet in Jerusalem in June to discuss regional security issues, the White House said on Wednesday....
03:34, 2019-05-30

Henry Kissinger assesses Trump's 'Deal of the Century' for Mideast, praises Israeli PM Famed former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger will mark his 96th birthday Monday, but he hasn't retired from sharing his insights on global affairs....
13:17, 2019-05-24

World's largest brewer opens Israeli cybersecurity unit as attacks mount Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), the world's largest beer maker, said on Thursday it was opening a cybersecurity unit in Israel to help protect itself from a growing number of attacks....
14:17, 2019-06-13

Israeli host expecting Eurovision 'punishment' for Iceland's Palestinian flag display The Israeli broadcaster of the Eurovision Song Contest said on Sunday that an unauthorized display of Palestinian flags by Iceland's band could draw "punishment" from the event's organizers....
15:01, 2019-05-21

Pakistan says wants peace with India, conducts missile test Pakistan has signaled a willingness to open peace talks with India as Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears set to return to power in New Delhi after an election fought in the shadow of renewed confrontation between the nuclear-armed enemies....
09:00, 2019-05-23

Trump downplays North Korean missile treat In an apparent contradiction of his national security adviser, President Donald Trump on Sunday downplayed recent North Korean missile tests, tweeting from Tokyo that they're not a concern for him — even though they are for Japan....
06:51, 2019-05-26

Pakistan says it has test-fired nuclear-capable missile ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s military says it has successfully test-fired a long-range ballistic missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead. A statement from the military says the surface-to-surface Shaheen-II missile, which has a range of 1,500 kilometers, or 932 miles, was launched on Thursday ...
11:34, 2019-05-23

Trump downplays North Korean missile tests TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump is downplaying recent North Korean missile tests, tweeting from Tokyo that they’re not a concern for him — even though they are for Japan. Trump says, “North Korea fired off some small weapons, which disturbed some of my people, and others, but not me....
01:51, 2019-05-26

U.S. Spent Two Weeks on Edge Over Iran's Missile Boats For two weeks in May, the U.S. military shadowed two Iranian commercial boats sailing around the Persian Gulf as policy makers in Washington and Tehran traded threats and taunts. Here is how it played out day by day....
14:00, 2019-06-06

U.S. Officials Say Iran Has Removed Missile Threat From Some Boats Missiles have been unloaded from at least two small boats in Iranian waters, a move that American officials said could help defuse a brewing confrontation....
18:34, 2019-05-21

Bolton Says North Korea Missile Tests Broke U.N. Ban North Korea violated United Nations’ restrictions by testing ballistic missiles recently, U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said, breaking with an effort by the Trump administration to play down the launches as it tries to kick-start diplomacy with Pyongyang....
11:34, 2019-05-25

Bolton says N. Korea missile tests violated UN resolutions TOKYO (AP) — U.S. national security adviser John Bolton has called a series of short-range missile tests by North Korea last month a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions and says sanctions must be kept in place. Bolton said Saturday in Tokyo that the U.S. position on the North’s denu...
05:34, 2019-05-25

S. Korea urges restraint after North’s missile test SINGAPORE (AP) — South Korea’s Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo is fending off calls to step up pressure on North Korea after it test-fired missiles last month. Jeong told an annual security conference in Singapore Saturday that the tests are being investigated and a conclusion is within reac...
08:00, 2019-06-01

U.S. man killed in shootout with CBP at southern border A U.S. man was shot and killed in a firefight with U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the California-Mexico border while trying to enter the country, San Diego police said....
15:01, 2019-06-05

‘You can and should do more’ to include people with disabilities, wheelchair-bound Syrian advocate tells Security Council in searing speech The UN Security Council was told on Wednesday that people with disabilities “can’t wait any longer” for more of a say in how the world’s top diplomatic forum for peace and security, factors their needs into its work. ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Trump voiced support for Netanyahu to continue 'alliance' amid the Israeli political crisis Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Donald Trump offered public support for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the country's political chaos. Trump tweeted in support of Netanyahu's efforts to form a coalition 48 hours before the deadline for putting together a new government. The twe...
01:51, 2019-05-28

Kushner travels to Middle East to drum up support for Israeli-Palestinian peace plan White House senior adviser Jared Kushner has gone abroad to the Middle East in an effort to drum up support from regional leaders for his yet-to-be-unveiled Israeli-Palestinian peace plan....
19:51, 2019-05-28

California Dems propose resolution linking Israeli government to massacre at Pittsburgh synagogue Five draft resolutions set to be debated this weekend by the California Democratic Party, obtained exclusively by Fox News on Thursday, accuse the Israeli government of "aligning with the virulent Islamophobia" of white supremacist groups in the U.S. -- and even link Israel to the Oct. 2018 massacre...
17:17, 2019-05-31

Qatar says economic conditions for Israeli-Palestinian peace require 'fair political solutions' Qatar said on Friday that economic development needed for Israeli-Palestinian peace could not be achieved without "fair political solutions" acceptable to Palestinians, referring to a U.S. plan set to be unveiled next month....
00:34, 2019-05-25

Erdogan says Turkey committed to Russian missile defense deal President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday it was out of the question for Turkey to take a step back from its deal with Moscow to buy Russian S-400 missile defense systems....
10:51, 2019-06-04

Trump and Japan’s Abe at odds over North Korea missile tests President Donald Trump says he’s not “personally” bothered by recent short-range missile tests that North Korea conducted this month, breaking with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who has been hosting the president on a four-day state visit...
19:00, 2019-05-27

Turkey confirms Russia S-400 missile deal, ignores US warning Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hopes the US would not decide to scrap the F-35 fighter jet program as a result of its air defense deal with Russia. Erdogan is set to meet with President Trump later this month....
01:00, 2019-06-13

GOP senator breaks with Trump over North Korea missile tests A Republican member of the Senate Armed Services committee on Sunday broke with the White House over North Korea’s recent missile launches after President Trump tweeted he wasn’t “disturbed” by the latest provocation by leader Kim Jong Un. “I find them very disturbing, ...
03:51, 2019-05-27

North Korea calls Bolton 'war monger' over missile comment North Korea has called U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton a "war monger" and "defective human product" after he called the North's recent tests of short-range missile a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions....
06:17, 2019-05-27

North Korea calls Bolton ‘war monger’ over missile comment SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has called U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton a “war monger” and “defective human product” after he called the North’s recent tests of short-range missile a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions. Pyongyang’s o...
06:17, 2019-05-27

Could a low-yield, sub-launch nuclear missile stop a Russian first strike? Could a low-yield Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile help stop a Russian-launched first nuclear strike by ensuring a proportional response and holding enemy targets at risk of a precise, tailored nuclear attack? Conversely, could a newly emerging low-yield nuclear weapon lower the threshold to a d...
15:01, 2019-06-12

North Korea's Kim visits factories linked to missile launches The factories have innocuous names, but analysts say several ostensibly civilian facilities visited by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently are also used to build ballistic missile launchers and other weapons....
03:34, 2019-06-01

US NATO ambassador says Turkey must back down on Russian missile purchase Turkey has to decide whether to complete a complex arms deal with the U.S. which allows access to the F-35 jet or risk penalties by buying a Russian missile system....
17:17, 2019-06-04

In Japan, Trump says he's unfazed by North Korea missile launches Ahead of a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, President Donald Trump has dismissed recent missile tests in nearby North Korea. He later joined Abe for a round of golf outside Tokyo....
08:51, 2019-05-26

US sets Turkey deadline to give up Russian missile deal Turkey has until July 31 to "unwind" a deal to buy an S-400 missile defense system from Russia, the US has warned. The ongoing dispute between the two NATO allies could reach breaking point....
00:00, 2019-06-08

Raytheon wins $151.5M contract to provide missile support for U.S., 20 allies Raytheon Missile Systems was awarded a $151.5 million contract to provide the United States and 20 allies with integrated logistics support and repairs for sustainment of AIM-9X Sidewinder tactical missiles....
19:34, 2019-05-23

North Korean missile test violated U.N. resolution, says Bolton U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Saturday North Korea's recent missile launches violated a U.N. Security Council resolution and urged leader Kim Jong Un to return to denuclearization talks....
06:00, 2019-05-25

Kremlin condemns alleged U.S. ultimatum to Turkey over missile deal The Kremlin on Wednesday condemned as unacceptable an alleged U.S. ultimatum to Turkey designed to force it to cancel a deal to buy Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile systems and purchase U.S. Patriot missile systems instead....
13:17, 2019-05-22

US Gives Turkey Till End Of July To Backtrack On Russian Missile Deal The United States on Friday gave Turkey until the end of July to abandon its purchase of a major Russian missile defense system, which Washington considers incompatible with Ankara's participation in......
05:00, 2019-06-08

SEE IT: Russia claims to test fire new hypersonic interceptor missile Russia’s defense ministry on Tuesday said it had successfully test launched a new hypersonic interceptor missile system with a precision unmatched by other countries....
07:34, 2019-06-05

Pakistan tests nuclear-capable missile with 900-mile range Pakistan conducted a successful test of a ballistic missile Thursday, which is capable of carrying a nuclear warhead nearly 1,000 miles, officials said....
14:17, 2019-05-23

Navy plans to shoot nuclear missile from new Columbia-class sub Almost nobody knows where they are at any given time, yet nuclear-armed ballistic missile submarines quietly patrol dark domains of the undersea realm in strategically vital waters around the globe, bringing the prospect of unprecedented destruction upon potential enemies -- all as a way to keep pea...
12:17, 2019-05-22

Russia to deliver controversial missile system to Turkey ‘within two months’ Turkey is close to receiving the cutting-edge anti-aircraft missiles from Russia that the United States has threatened to block Turkey from getting the F-35 fighter jet over....
02:17, 2019-06-08

Turkish Military, Defying U.S., Trains to Use Russian Missile Defense Turkey’s armed forces have begun training to use a Russian missile-defense system that it purchased despite U.S. warnings, deepening a rift between the two NATO allies....
04:51, 2019-05-24

Thursday Forecast: The 90s will return to Southern Arizona TUCSON – Temperatures are bouncing back to near-average. This warming trend is courtesy of a ridge of high pressure, which will continue to develop and amplify. This system will build through Northern Mexico and Texas. Today’s forecast high will peak at 92 degrees under abundant sunshine...
15:17, 2019-05-30

UAW seeks elusive southern toehold at VW in Tenn. The latest UAW organizing vote at VW's Chattanooga plant has been opposed by prominent Republican elected officials in Tennessee and is expected to be close. Voting began on Wednesday and polls close late Friday....
20:00, 2019-06-13

Costumed 'merchants' journey through southern Germany Altogether 170 costumed participants are traveling a historical route often used by German merchants in past centuries. Dozens of horses are also involved in the two-week re-enactment....
10:34, 2019-06-02

Oak tree has evolutionary roots in Southern Hemisphere Researchers have unearthed a collection of chinquapin fruit and leaf fossils in Patagonia that suggests the oak and beech family has evolutionary roots in the Southern Hemisphere....
18:17, 2019-06-07

Wildfire blazes through forest in southern Greece Authorities in Greece say dozens of firefighters are trying to contain a large wildfire that is blazing through a forested region in the south but not directly threatening inhabited areas....
19:34, 2019-06-10

Humane Society of Southern Arizona looking for fosters TUCSON- The Humane Society of Southern Arizona is asking the community to help find foster homes for pets staying in their shelter. HSSA’S Foster Care Program provides care for pets that are not quite ready for adoption. Foster care volunteers will care for pets in their own homes, providing ...
03:51, 2019-05-23

Purple heroin found in southern Arizona TUCSON – Drug experts say a dangerous combination of heroin and carfentanil is now being found in Southern Arizona. “it’s showing up quite a bit so it’s coming,” said Nick Jones with Recovery in Motion. Known as purple heroin or “purp”, health officials say ...
08:34, 2019-06-04

About 140 dogs removed from Southern California mansion ORANGE, Calif. — In what may be a nightmarish case of dog breeding gone bad, about 140 dogs have been removed from a multimillion-dollar home in a gated Southern California community and the owners cited for animal cruelty, authorities said. The dogs, mostly Shih Tzus and Maltese poodles, were rescu...
08:01, 2019-06-01

Two more racehorses die at Southern California track: media Two further racehorses have died since Friday at Santa Anita Park following a spate of 23 other equine deaths at the Southern California venue since December, multiple media have reported....
15:01, 2019-05-21

Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner meets with Israeli leader amid political chaos Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and adviser, met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Thursday even as Israel faced an unprecedented political stalemate.        ...
22:17, 2019-05-30

North Korea calls Bolton 'warmonger' after comment on missile tests North Korea called John Bolton a "warmonger" Monday after the White House national security adviser said the recent ballistic missile tests by the regime had "no doubt" violated United Nations resolutions....
22:51, 2019-05-27

Air Force Successfully Test Fires Aerial Version Of BrahMos Missile The Indian Air Force Wednesday said it has successfully test fired the aerial version of the supersonic BrahMos cruise missile from a Su-30 MKI fighter aircraft....
19:34, 2019-05-22

UPDATE 1-Kremlin condemns alleged U.S. ultimatum to Turkey over missile deal The Kremlin on Wednesday condemned as unacceptable an alleged U.S. ultimatum to Turkey designed to force it to cancel a deal to buy Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile systems and purchase U.S. Patriot missile systems instead....
12:34, 2019-05-22

Trump brushes off controversy, says he isn't worried about North Korean missile tests President Trump said Monday that he wasn’t worried whether North Korea violated international agreements with its missile tests, further separating from his advisers....
19:17, 2019-05-27

Trump, Bolton appear to differ on significance of North Korea missile test President Trump on Monday said he views the recent North Korea missile tests differently than some of his close advisers and said he was not bothered by Pyongyang's decision to fire them....
19:00, 2019-05-27

John Bolton says North Korean missile tests violate UN resolutions National Security Adviser John Bolton on Saturday said that there is “no doubt” that recent short-range missile launches by North Korea are in violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions -- suggesting that the White House may be looking at putting a sharper edge on their diplomatic relations with...
17:17, 2019-05-25

Trump Says Recent North Korean Missile Tests Didn't Bother Him President Trump said he didn’t think North Korea’s missile tests were a violation of United Nations Security Council resolutions and acknowledged disagreement with his advisers....
18:17, 2019-05-27

John Bolton Says North Korean Missile Tests Violated U.N. Resolutions Mr. Bolton said there was “no doubt” that missile tests this month violated Security Council resolutions. President Trump had earlier downplayed their importance....
05:51, 2019-05-25

U.S. guided-missile destroyers McFaul, Gonzalez enter Persian Gulf Two guided-missile destroyers, the USS McFaul and Gonzalez, have entered the Persian Gulf as the United States beefs up its military presence in the region amid increased tensions with Iran....
22:34, 2019-05-21

North Korean missile tests violated UN resolutions, says John Bolton Trump national security adviser makes remark as US president heads to Japan for talks on nuclear issueThe US national security adviser, John Bolton, has said North Korea’s recent missile tests violated UN security council resolutions, the first time a senior US official has made such a statement.“Th...
07:17, 2019-05-25

65 Rohingya Muslims found shipwrecked in southern Thailand BANGKOK (AP) — Thai officials say they have discovered 65 ethnic Rohingya Muslim refugees who were shipwrecked and stranded in southern Thailand. The chief of Tarutao National Marine Park, Kanjanapan Kamhaeng, said a boat carrying the Rohingya was discovered Tuesday morning after several Thai and My...
17:00, 2019-06-11

Southern EU leaders back Cyprus in gas dispute with Turkey Heads of European Union Mediterranean states offered full support on Friday for fellow EU member Cyprus in a dispute with Turkey over the ownership of offshore natural gas deposits....
01:17, 2019-06-15

Mississippi State rallies to beat Southern 11-6 in NCAAs STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Rowdey Jordan had four hits, including a homer, Jordan Westburg hit a crucial two-run single and No. 6 national seed Mississippi State rallied to beat Southern 11-6 on Friday in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. Mississippi State (47-13) scored three runs in the seve...
23:17, 2019-05-31

Southern EU leaders criticize migrant rescue ships Leaders southern EU states tried to develop a common political and economic stance ahead of an EU summit. Migration was one issue topping the agenda with a call for rescue ships to give way to the Libyan coast guard....
04:17, 2019-06-15

Southern Miss erases 8-run hole, tops Ariz. St. 13-12 BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gabe Montenegro’s two-run single to right with two outs completed a stunning comeback and lifted Southern Mississippi to a 13-12 victory over Arizona State on Sunday in an elimination game at the NCAA’s Baton Rouge regional. The Golden Eagles trailed 10-2 in the f...
05:17, 2019-06-03

Help the Humane Society of Southern Arizona save more kittens TUCSON -The Humane Society of Southern Arizona wants the community to know some tips and information on how to save more kittens’ lives. Each spring, local animals shelters are filled to capacity with litters of kittens. Many of those kittens were brought in because the person who found them d...
02:17, 2019-06-13

LSU beats Southern Miss 8-4, advances to regional final BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Cade Beloso and Zach Watson homered on Saturday night and LSU beat Southern Miss 8-4 to advance to the NCAA Tournament regional final. No. 3 seed Southern Miss (39-19) will play Arizona State in an elimination game on Sunday and the winner will face top-seeded LSU (38-24) lat...
07:00, 2019-06-02

Turkey slams southern EU nations on drilling bid off Cyprus Turkey has criticized the leaders of southern European Union nations for urging the EU to consider taking action against Turkey over its bid to drill for gas in waters where Cyprus has exclusive economic rights...
15:34, 2019-06-15

Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona take on “Camp Fury” TUCSON – Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona are learning the ins and outs of working in a firehouse. News 4 Tucson Photojournalist Tim Eden got an inside look at “Camp Fury.” Watch below:...
14:34, 2019-05-29

In VW Chattanooga vote, UAW seeks elusive U.S. southern toehold For the second time in five years, workers at Volkswagen AG's Chattanooga, Tennessee, assembly plant have been voting this week on whether to unionize, potentially handing the United Auto Workers its first toehold in the U.S. South....
19:34, 2019-06-13

Dates of high school graduations in Southern Arizona TUCSON – Grab your bullhorns, leis and plenty of tissues, graduation season is upon us. To help friends and relatives of high school seniors across the Arizona side of the Sonoran desert, News 4 Tucson has compiled a list of all the upcoming graduations – adding an extra reminder for wha...
22:34, 2019-05-21

Southern Baptists combat sex abuse as critics rally BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — Confronting an unprecedented sex-abuse crisis, delegates at the Southern Baptist Convention’s national meeting voted Tuesday to make it easier to expel churches that mishandle abuse cases. The Rev. J.D. Greear, president of the nation’s largest Protestant denom...
15:51, 2019-06-12

Southern Baptists meet; sex abuse tops the agenda The Southern Baptist Convention has opened a national meeting that will be dominated by discussion of a large-scale sex-abuse crisis. (June 11)        ...
03:17, 2019-06-12

UAW seeks elusive southern toehold at VW's Tenn. plant The latest UAW organizing vote at VW's Chattanooga plant has been opposed by prominent Republican elected officials in Tennessee and is expected to be close. Voting began Wednesday and polls close late today....
13:51, 2019-06-14

Drug experts warn southern AZ about ‘purple heroin’ TUCSON – Drug experts are warning southern Arizona residents about a dangerous combination of heroin and carfentanil. “It’s showing up quite a bit so it’s coming,” said Nick Jones with Recovery in Motion. The drug is known as purple heroin or “purp”, health offici...
22:00, 2019-06-04

Concern over Mexico tariffs grows in southern Arizona NOGALES – Concern is growing over the president’s promise to impose tariffs on Mexican imports. In a press conference in London Tuesday, President Trump said a 5 percent tariff will start next week. Produce distributors gathered in Nogales to express their displeasure with the idea. “We do not...
02:51, 2019-06-05

UK's Labour Party suspends senior figure after claims anti-Semitism crisis was manufactured by Israeli Embassy The UK’s Labour Party was hit with another anti-Semitism crisis after a senior party figure was suspended after ranting that the party’s anti-Semitism crisis has been manufactured by Israel....
16:34, 2019-05-31

Yair Netanyahu, son of Israeli leader, calls Trump a ‘real rock star’ and compares him to King Cyrus The younger Netanyahu has previously been criticized for posting anti-Semitic memes to Facebook and seeking money to pay for strippers in a drunken late-night recording....
00:51, 2019-06-12

President Trump, in Japan, Says North Korea Missile Launch ‘Disturbed Some of My People… but Not Me’ (TOKYO) — Seemingly contradicting his national security adviser, President Donald Trump on Sunday played down North Korea’s recent missile tests and said they were not a concern for him. The comments tweeted during his trip to Japan were sure to unnerve leaders of the U.S. ally that, unl...
21:17, 2019-05-26

Missile hits arrivals hall of Saudi Arabia airport, injuring 26, official says A missile fired by Houthi rebels in Yemen struck the arrivals hall of an airport in southwestern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, injuring 26 people, a Saudi official said....
15:00, 2019-06-12

Navy to move four modern guided-missile destroyers, add helicopter squadron in Spain The U.S. Navy plans to replace four guided-missile destroyers forward deployed to Rota, Spain, with Naval Forces-Europe with more modern ships, and add a helicopter maritime strike squadron to support the destroyers....
21:51, 2019-06-06

Gen. Keane on Trump downplaying North Korea missile test: It's a 'negotiating ploy' by Kim Following President Trump's downplaying of North Korea's recent missile tests, Fox News contributor Gen. Jack Keane argued that the actions taken by Kim Jong Un should be concerning for American forces....
19:51, 2019-05-28

BREAKING: WW3 fears mount as Iran 'launches missile at US drone' in Gulf of Oman THE crisis in the Gulf of Oman continues to escalate after US officials accused Iran of firing a surface-to-air at one of their drones in the region....
01:00, 2019-06-15

Acting defense secretary breaks with Trump on North Korea missile launches Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said North Korea’s recent ballistic missile launches violate a United Nations Security Council resolution, breaking with President Trump. “The short-range missile, is that a violation? Yes,” he told reporters Wednesday while on a trip to As...
04:51, 2019-05-30

North Korea Calls Trump Security Aide ''War Maniac'' Over Missile Comment North Korea slammed US National Security Advisor John Bolton on Monday, calling him a "war maniac" who should be banished, just as President Donald Trump offered a positive outlook on relations with......
19:34, 2019-05-27

Southern Arizona man walks miles in father’s shoes in Normandy TUCSON- June 6 marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day and one southern Arizona man is remembering his father who was a paratrooper in Normandy on that day. Tom Nunn’s father, James Nunn was born in Texas in 1913. Nunn said that his father was one of the paratroopers of the U.S. 82nd. His father p...
05:34, 2019-06-07

Friday Forecast: Temperatures continue to climb across Southern Arizona TUCSON – Temperatures are bouncing back to average. This warming trend is courtesy of a ridge of high pressure, which will continue to develop and amplify. This system will build through Mexico and Texas. Today’s forecast high will peak at 96 degrees under abundant sunshine. Daytime highs will be cl...
15:34, 2019-05-31

Southern Baptists meet; sex abuse crisis tops agenda BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — The Southern Baptist Convention opened a national meeting Tuesday that was expected to be dominated by discussion of a large-scale sex-abuse crisis . Delegates were expected to adopt new abuse prevention measures and consider a proposal making it easier to expel churches t...
22:51, 2019-06-11

Rain, flooding expected in U.S. Southern Plains after deadly storms Weather forecasters on Wednesday expected drenching rains to roll into the storm-ravaged U.S. southern and central states, where thunderstorms and tornadoes killed at least three people and triggered widespread flooding....
00:00, 2019-05-23

Southern Indiana highway lanes closed after sinkhole opens CHARLESTOWN, Ind. (AP) — State transportation officials say a sinkhole that opened up overnight on a southern Indiana highway has forced the closure of a portion of that freeway. The Indiana Department of Transportation says eastbound lanes of Interstate 265 in Floyd County between Charlestown Road ...
15:51, 2019-05-22

Southern EU leaders seek united policy front at meeting The leaders of France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Cyprus and Malta have gathered in Valletta for the 6th South European Union summit on Friday, to work on building a united front on key economic and political issues....
19:34, 2019-06-14

Brittany Force takes No. 1 spot at NHRA Southern Nationals Brittany Force took the No. 1 qualifying position in Top Fuel in the Arby's NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway        ...
18:00, 2019-05-21

Infectious diseases a rising threat among migrants at southern border Tuberculosis and other infectious diseases could spread among migrants clustered just south of the U.S.-Mexico border if the immigration crisis isn't settled soon, says a former top Department of Homeland Security officials....
16:51, 2019-05-23

A week late, but India's monsoon arrives in southern Kerala India's annual monsoon, which delivers about 70 percent of the country's rainfall, officially arrived on the coast of southern Kerala state on Saturday, the weather office said, a week later than usual....
10:34, 2019-06-08

Mexico meets migrants at southern border with armed forces Mexican soldiers, armed police and migration officials blocked hundreds of migrants after they crossed the border from Guatemala in a caravan into southern Mexico on Wednesday, and detained dozens of them, a witness from a migrant aid group and an official said....
04:00, 2019-06-06

Brush fire shuts down Southern California amusement park Firefighters are working to control a brush fire that caused Six Flags Magic Mountain in Santa Clarita, California, to close early.        ...
01:17, 2019-06-10

Report: Former Southern Cal AD Pat Haden being investigated in college admissions scandal Report: Federal investigators are examining ex-USC AD Pat Haden's potential role in the college-admissions scandal that rocked several universities.        ...
09:17, 2019-06-06

Southern Miss powers past Arizona State, 15-3, in NCAAs BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Storme Cooper and Matt Wallner each homered during a 12-run fifth inning, and Southern Mississippi racked up 17 hits in a 15-3 victory over Arizona State on Friday in the opening game of the NCAA Baton Rouge regional. Danny Lynch was 3-for-5 with a home run, double and four r...
00:17, 2019-06-01

Southern Baptist Convention Vows to Address Sex Abuse in Its Churches Thousands of pastors voted to address the problem in a concerted way for the first time, enacting two new measures they say are a first step to reform....
04:34, 2019-06-12

Deadly storms hit U.S. Southern Plains, more severe weather coming A storm system that blasted U.S. southern and central states weakened on Tuesday but more severe weather was on the way after thunderstorms and tornadoes left a swath of destruction, killing at least three people and tearing up a NASCAR grandstand....
20:17, 2019-05-22

Police arrest naked intruder at Southern California home CORONA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California woman says she and her twin daughters were terrorized by a man who stripped out of his clothes and wielded a hammer he took from her garage after breaking into their home. Rachel Bollin tells KABC-TV she ran into her 7-year-old daughters’ bedroom aft...
19:34, 2019-06-03

Imports at Southern California Ports Fell Sharply Last Month The volume of inbound loaded containers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, the neighboring ports that comprise the largest U.S. gateway for seaborne trade, fell 6.3% last month from a year ago....
19:17, 2019-06-12

Rain And Flooding Expected In US Southern Plains After Deadly Storms Weather forecasters on Wednesday expected drenching rains to roll into the storm-ravaged US southern and central states, where thunderstorms and tornadoes killed at least three people and triggered......
09:34, 2019-05-23

Sex abuse crisis tops agenda as Southern Baptists convene The Southern Baptist Convention convenes its annual national meeting Tuesday, and sex abuse by clergy and staff is expected to be the big topic of conversation....
23:34, 2019-06-08

It's business as usual at Mexico's southern border despite Trump deal On Saturday, at the busiest crossing point along Mexico's porous southern border with Guatemala, evidence of Mexico's promised crackdown on waves of new arrivals trying to reach the United States was nowhere to be seen....
05:34, 2019-06-09

Saudi Arabia blames Iran and vows ‘stern action’ after missile strike on airport SAUDI Arabia and its allies have blamed Iran and vowed “stern action” after a missile struck the arrival hall of an international airport injured 26....
20:34, 2019-06-13

North Korea Called John Bolton a ‘War Monger’ After He Said Missile Tests Violated Rules (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea on Monday called U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton a “war monger” and “defective human product” after he called the North’s recent tests of short-range missiles a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions. The state...
10:51, 2019-05-27

North Korea calls John Bolton ‘war monger’ over missile comment Bolton told reporters in Tokyo on Saturday that there was “no doubt” that North Korea’s recent launches violated U.N. resolutions,        ...
12:17, 2019-05-27

U.S. National Security Adviser Bolton says North Korean missile tests violate U.N. resolution U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser, John Bolton, said on Saturday there was "no doubt" North Korea's recent test missile launches violated United Nations resolutions....
04:51, 2019-05-25

Southern Calif., brush fire shuts down Six Flags amusement park Ash rained down on Six Flags Magic Mountain visitors Sunday as a fast-moving brush fire spread in Southern California, prompting the amusement park’s evacuation. The blaze erupted at around noon, local time in Santa Clarita and burned 40 acres in four hours, The Los Angeles Times reported. “I...
04:34, 2019-06-10

Heavy rain lashes southern China, stranding thousands and killing 5 The official China Daily said floods had wiped out crops and destroyed hundreds of houses in the Jiangxi province, with a total of 1.4 million people affected and direct economic losses amounting to 2.65 billion yuan ($382.41 million)....
04:34, 2019-06-11

Southern delays: Train chaos continues into evening after heavy flooding Travellers around south London faced severe delays and train cancellations this evening as rail networks struggle to "return to normal" following heavy flooding....
06:51, 2019-06-12

Mexico national guard to deploy on southern border from Monday: minister Mexico's National Guard will begin deploying on Mexico's southern border with Guatemala from Monday to contain the flow of migrants headed to the United States, Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday....
04:17, 2019-06-08

Southern California man convicted of killing family of 4 who was found buried in desert SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Southern California man convicted of killing family of 4 who was found buried in desert. The post Southern California man convicted of killing family of 4 who was found buried in desert appeared first on LEX18.com....
21:34, 2019-06-10

Mexico tightens southern border security as another day passes with no tariff deal Under pressure from Trump, Mexico has launched a crackdown on the Guatemala border, arresting activists and holding migrantsAs Donald Trump’s deadline for new tariffs on Mexican imports draws near, Mexico has stepped up security along its porous border with Guatemala – deploying police and soldiers ...
05:34, 2019-06-07

Mexico foreign minister says national guard to deploy to southern border Mexico will deploy its national guard to its southern border with Guatemala, the Mexican foreign minister said on Thursday, as part of the country's bid to stem Central American migration that has drawn U.S. President Donald Trump's ire....
02:00, 2019-06-07

Southern Baptist leader bemoans abuse crisis, vows action BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — Sharing a stage with tearful survivors of sex abuse, the president of the Southern Baptist Convention apologized Wednesday for the abuse crisis besetting his denomination and outlined an array of steps to address it. “We are broken-hearted and angry,” said the ...
02:34, 2019-06-13

Mexico will reinforce its southern border to stem illegal immigration: minister Mexico will reinforce its southern border after an "incursion" of hundreds of Central American migrants into Mexican territory on Wednesday, Interior Minister Olga Sanchez said on Thursday....
00:51, 2019-06-07

Mexico says National Guard deployment to southern border starts on Wednesday Deployment of National Guard forces to Mexico's southern border was due to start on Wednesday and will advance quickly under a migration control deal signed last week with the United States, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Wednesday....
18:17, 2019-06-12

Suspect in custody after police chase RV in Southern California; dog seen tumbling from vehicle A suspect was in custody following a high-speed police chase of a mobile home in Southern California on Tuesday evening. At one point, a dog was seen tumbling out of the suspect's badly damaged vehicle but appeared to walk away unscathed....
08:34, 2019-05-22

Southern Baptist president: Racial insensitivity shows disregard for Gospel Speaking at a black church in a city that is nearly 75 percent African American, the president of the Southern Baptist Convention, J.D. Greear, said Christians who are racially insensitive are disregarding the Gospel....
22:34, 2019-06-11

Southern Railway Hiring Opens For Data Jobs, Eligibility, Details Here Railway Recruitment 2019: The Southern Railway is inviting online applications for these posts through online basis only and applications sent by post will not be entertained, Southern Railway's......
11:51, 2019-06-04

Brush fire prompts evacuation of Southern California amusement parks A brush fire raging along a Southern California riverbed prompted the evacuation of two nearby amusement parks on Sunday, but no homes were threatened and no serious injuries were reported, authorities said....
04:34, 2019-06-10

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00:51, 2019-06-07

Chile's Southern Patagonia Ice Field ruptured by climate change: scientists Chile's 12,000 square kilometer (4,633 square mile) Southern Patagonia Ice Field split in two and is likely to continue to fracture amid climate change, according to a team of Chilean scientists who were in the region in March....
07:01, 2019-05-24

Syria's Raqqa rocked by explosions: NGO Syria's northern city of Raqqa, a former stronghold of the "Islamic State" (IS) group, has been hit by two bomb blasts, killing 10 people, said a rights watchdog. No one has so far claimed responsibility for the attacks....
01:34, 2019-06-02

Seven years of Syria’s health tragedy After seven years of conflict in Syria, WHO has renewed its call for the protection of health workers and for immediate access to besieged populations. Attacks on the health sector have continued at an alarming level in the past year. The 67 verified attacks on health facilities, workers, and infra...
17:34, 2019-05-21

U.S. Says Assad May Be Using Chemical Weapons in Syria Again The State Department cited an attack in which the military might have used the weapons in an offensive on the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
17:34, 2019-05-22

U.S. Says Syria’s President May Be Using Chemical Weapons Again The State Department cited an attack on Sunday in which the Syrian military might have used chemical weapons as part of a broader offensive in the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
05:00, 2019-05-22

Children buried by bombing in Syria Rescue workers pull 12-year-old Nour Faham from the dust, rubble and twisted metal that was his home, struck Monday morning by a Syrian government air force bomb in the northeastern town of Ariha....
08:17, 2019-06-01

U.N. bid to curb North Korean missile tests, revive air traffic, delayed amid U.S. concerns: sources A U.N. agency's bid to curb North Korea's missile program with an airspace safety audit and at the same time revive its air traffic has been delayed amid U.S. concerns that it may breach U.N. sanctions, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters....
10:51, 2019-06-03

Unlike Japan’s Shinzo Abe, President Trump Isn’t ‘Personally Bothered’ by North Korea’s Missile Tests (TOKYO) — President Donald Trump said Monday that he is not “personally bothered” by recent short-range missile tests that North Korea conducted this month, breaking with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is hosting the president on four-day state visit full of pageantry Stan...
09:00, 2019-05-28

Monsoon rains to arrive on India's southern coast around June 8: weather office Monsoon rains are likely to enter India through the southern coast around June 8, the weather office said on Wednesday, marking the start of the four-month rainy season that is crucial for the country's farm-dependent economy....
15:00, 2019-06-05

Southern Baptist leaders plan to remedy 'insufficient' approach to abuse claims Southern Baptists hope to take steps at their upcoming annual meeting in Birmingham, Ala., to address continuing reports of sexual abuse in their denomination....
02:00, 2019-06-05

Southern Arizona high school student accused of possessing 3,200 fentanyl pills PHOENIX (KPNX) — Three teenagers in southwestern Arizona were arrested early Wednesday for alleged drug possession, with one of them accused of having more than 3,200 fentanyl pills. Noemi Hernandez-Madrigal and Alessandra Cardenas-Hernandez, both 18, were arrested by school resource officers at San...
01:00, 2019-06-07

Southern Baptist Convention addresses sexual abuse, advance bylaw changes Monday The Southern Baptist Convention can already expel a church over sexual abuse but new steps could make it easier to formally address abuse.        ...
11:17, 2019-06-11

Hydrogen-powered flying vehicle touted as Southern California traffic tonic Developers of a multi-rotor hover craft billed as the first flying vehicle to be powered by hydrogen fuel cells unveiled a full-scale model on Wednesday in Southern California, in a show-and-tell that raised some eyebrows but never left the ground....
04:51, 2019-05-30

1,036 migrants, with 63 unaccompanied children, become largest single group ever taken into custody at southern border A caravan-sized group of more than 1,000 people was taken into federal custody in western Texas Wednesday after illegally crossing from Mexico into the United States, a senior Border Patrol official told the Washington Examiner....
00:51, 2019-05-31

Russia prepares ‘crushing’ offensive in Syria Russian forces are preparing a military operation to help Syrian dictator Bashar Assad reclaim the last major cities held by rebel forces and terrorists, according to Moscow’s top diplomat....
23:17, 2019-06-10

An American Family Detained in Syria Is Sent Back to the U.S. A family of two women and six children were among some 12,000 foreigners affiliated with the Islamic State who are being held in detention camps across northeastern Syria....
22:51, 2019-06-05

Hunting Bashar Assad's henchmen in Syria Some 128,000 people are thought to have been murdered in Syrian jails at the hands of the Assad regime. Thousands were tortured to death. Now, Europe is leading the charge to bring the perpetrators to justice....
15:34, 2019-05-21

WHO concerned about suspected chemical attacks in Syria WHO is deeply alarmed by reports of the suspected use of toxic chemicals in Douma city, East Ghouta. According to reports from Health Cluster partners, during the shelling of Douma on Saturday, an estimated 500 patients presented to health facilities exhibiting signs and symptoms consistent with ex...
17:34, 2019-05-21

Top US and Russian diplomats discussed ways to end Syria war The U.S. envoy for Syria says top U.S. and Russian diplomats discussed the step-by-step implementation of a 2012 roadmap to elections in the war-torn country that could allow a Syrian government “to move back into the international community.”...
02:51, 2019-05-30

| Moscow announces ceasefire in northwest Syria Moscow has announced a ceasefire in Syria's northwestern Idlib province after weeks of intensified rocket fire and air strikes by regime and Russian forces....
01:00, 2019-06-14

Southern Baptists approve changes aimed at expelling churches that don't address sexual abuse The Southern Baptist Convention, the nation's largest Protestant denomination, held its annual meeting in Birmingham, Alabama.        ...
03:17, 2019-06-12

Sexual abuse in Southern Baptist churches expected as major topic at annual meeting Southern Baptists may enact changes to hold churches accountable and keep people in their pews safe at a June meeting in Birmingham, Alabama.        ...
18:00, 2019-06-05

Kathryn Dennis Addresses Whitney Sudler-Smith Hookup Rumors on Southern Charm Kathryn Dennis is spilling that sweet tea. On Wednesday's episode of Southern Charm, the Bravo star addressed the rumors she had hooked up with Whitney Sudler-Smith before the start......
20:01, 2019-05-23

Sexual abuse, abortion and politics : 5 things to watch at Southern Baptists' big meeting Thousands of Southern Baptists are gathering in Birmingham, Alabama for their annual meeting. Look for these five topics to come up.        ...
17:17, 2019-06-10

Mexico offers to send national guard to southern border to stem migration: sources In talks with the United States, Mexico has offered to send up to 6,000 members of its national guard to secure its southern border with Guatemala in order to contain migrant flows, according to two people with knowledge of the matter....
00:51, 2019-06-07

Syria violence interrupts food distribution in some areas BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian warplanes have struck rebel-held towns and villages in the country’s northwest as the World Food Program says weekslong violence has hampered some of its activities in the area. WFP said in a statement Tuesday that due to the latest wave of violence that broke out on April...
17:00, 2019-06-11

| Almost 950 killed in a month of northwest Syria violence - monitor A spike in violence in and around a jihadist bastion in northwest Syria has killed 948 people in a month, almost a third of them civilians, a war monitor said....
06:17, 2019-06-01

Russia shrugs off Trump claims of 'butchery' in Syria The Kremlin said Russian forces were working to "neutralize" terrorists after the US president issued a warning over airstrikes on Idlib. Syrian forces are continuing their attacks on the enclave....
18:17, 2019-06-03

Hundreds of IS relatives leave camp in northeast Syria A local official and witnesses in northeastern Syria say hundreds of Syrian women and children related to fighters from the Islamic State group are leaving an overcrowded camp in the country’s north to return to their homes...
15:17, 2019-06-03

US, Russia Spar Over 'Unsafe' Spy Plane Intercept Near Syria A Russian fighter jet made a dangerous high-speed pass that put a US Navy surveillance aircraft at risk during an intercept over the Mediterranean Sea on Tuesday, the US Sixth Fleet said, but Moscow......
17:51, 2019-06-05

Car blast hits rebel-held north Syria A car bomb exploded in a north Syrian town held by Turkey-backed rebels on Sunday, killing at least 10 people, rescue workers and medics said, after a war monitor had reported blasts hitting other insurgent-held areas in the northwest....
23:51, 2019-06-02

Northwest Syria battles rage after rebel counterattack Battles intensified in northwest Syria on Friday after insurgents mounted an attack to repel an army offensive that has pounded the country's last major rebel stronghold for weeks....
22:51, 2019-06-07

Orphans of French Isis fighters fly home from Syria Two Dutch children also handed over by Syrian Kurdish authoritiesTwelve orphaned children of French jihadists were flown home on Monday from Syria, along with two Dutch orphans who will be handed over to the Netherlands, the French foreign ministry has said.The latest wave of repatriations of foreig...
22:00, 2019-06-10

Exodus grows from northwest Syria in intensified fighting Thousands more people have fled violence in northwest Syria, the United Nations and a medical agency said on Thursday, as an army assault on the last big rebel enclave met a counter-attack....
23:34, 2019-05-23

Turkey says it will not withdraw posts in Syria after government attacks Turkey will not evacuate its military observation post in northern Syria's Idlib, the last rebel stronghold in the region, after a suspected Syrian government attack this month, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said....
08:17, 2019-05-22

France Says Around 450 ISIS-Linked Nationals Detained In Syria Around 450 French nationals linked to the ISIS are being held by Kurds or detained in refugee camps in northeastern Syria, the French foreign minister said Tuesday....
04:34, 2019-05-29

Israel says strikes Syria, Damascus says soldier killed Israel's military said it attacked a Syrian anti-aircraft position that fired on one of its warplanes on Monday, and Syrian state media reported that a soldier had been killed in what it called an "Israeli aggression"....
00:34, 2019-05-28

Hundreds of U.S. lawmakers ask Trump administration for Syria strategy Hundreds of members of the U.S. Congress signed a letter to President Donald Trump on Monday arguing that the United States should remain engaged with the conflict in Syria, saying they were "deeply concerned" about extremist groups in the country....
20:00, 2019-05-21

Questions and Answers About Syria’s Secret Torture Prisons Anne Barnard, our former Beirut bureau chief, took to Reddit to share additional insights into her Times investigation of the cruel tactics President Bashar al-Assad uses to crack down on opposition....
18:34, 2019-05-21

Israel strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said its aircraft struck Syrian army targets on Sunday after rockets were fired at the Golan Heights, and Syria's state media said three soldiers were killed in the second such flare-up in a week....
08:51, 2019-06-02

'Isis Beatles' apologise for role in holding Western hostages to ransom as they await fate in Syrian prison A suspected member of the Isis terrorism cell nicknamed The Beatles has apologised after admitting a role in holding Western hostages to ransom in Syria....
12:34, 2019-06-10

More than a dozen civilians killed by airstrikes in Syria's Idlib over two days Idlib, one of the last Syrian rebel strongholds, has been targeted by Syria government war planes in the heaviest strikes since the latest offensive began April 30, causing at least a dozen civilian deaths the past t...
01:34, 2019-05-28

For residents of Syria's last rebel-held province, no place is safe The Syrian government's Idlib campaign has killed at least 160 civilians in recent weeks, according to the UN. No place is considered safe by the residents of the country's last opposition-held province....
14:00, 2019-05-31

More than dozen civilians killed by airstrikes in Syria's Idlib over two days Idlib, one of the last Syrian rebels' strongholds, has been targeted by Syria government war planes in the heaviest strikes since the latest offensive began April 30, including at least a dozen civilian deaths the past two days....
22:51, 2019-05-27

US military asks Germany to extend Tornado mission in Syria A German newsmagazine has reported that the US wants a German air force mission in Syria to continue. But Angela Merkel's junior coalition partners say they want the flights to end later this year....
08:34, 2019-06-08

Russian jets kill at least 25 in north-western Syria: rescuers Aerial strikes on Monday killed at least 25 people, mostly civilians, in northwestern Syria in the sixth week of a Russian-led military offensive that has so far killed hundreds of civilians, according to residents and civil rescuers....
22:51, 2019-06-10

Car bomb in rebel-held northern Syria kills 13 people Syrian opposition activists are reporting that a car bomb in a northern town held by Turkey-backed fighters has killed at least 13, and wounded dozens of people....
22:34, 2019-06-02

Replica of part of destroyed Palmyra altar unveiled in Syria A Damascus museum on Tuesday unveiled a replica, built by Italian archaeologists, of part of a temple altar destroyed by Islamic State militants in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra....
17:17, 2019-05-21

How 'document hunters' spirited thousands of government files out of Syria Col. Anwar R. worked for Syria's intelligence services until he defected in 2012. He fled to abroad, but eventually his history caught up with him. He's one of the first big catches for investigators who have smuggled hundreds of thousands of government documents out of war zones....
20:17, 2019-05-28

French, Dutch Islamic State orphans repatriated from Syria Twelve French and two Dutch orphans of Islamic State fighters were repatriated to France from Syria on Monday, a French diplomatic source said, confirming a statement made by the Kurdish-led administration in the northeast of the country....
15:00, 2019-06-10

Satellite images show fields in northwest Syria on fire New satellite images show fields, orchards and olive groves burning in northwest Syria, where the army has waged an assault against rebels in their last major stronghold....
00:00, 2019-05-29

Satellite images reveal strikes on Syria's Idlib province Airstrikes and fighting in Syria's last rebel-held province have left a trail of damage visible from space. In satellite images from May 20 and May 26, swathes of fields in northwestern Idlib appear blackened, the neat lines of city streets and blocks become blurs of debris, and plumes of smoke dot ...
13:34, 2019-05-29

Syria uses familiar tactic in rebel Idlib: Bombing civilians BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s government and its ally Russia are resorting to a familiar tactic in their latest assault on the last rebel stronghold of Idlib. War monitors say they are targeting residential areas, hospitals, markets and infrastructure to break the population’s will and force it ...
10:17, 2019-06-07

Turkish post in Syria's Idlib hit by mortar fire; 3 wounded Turkey's Defense Ministry says a Turkish observation post in Syria's northwestern Idlib province has been attacked by mortar shells, fired from areas under Syrian government control....
13:17, 2019-06-13

Italian hostage freed after 3 years in Syria returns home MILAN (AP) — Italy’s defense minister says an Italian who had been held hostage in Syria for three years has been released and returned to Italy. Defense Minister Elisabetta Trenta late Wednesday confirmed Alessandro Sandrini’s arrival at Rome’s Ciampino airport and thanked Italian...
12:34, 2019-05-23

Syria officials: Power station bombed by insurgents repaired DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian government officials say a power station close to the rebels’ last stronghold in the country’s northwest has been repaired after insurgents bombed the facility the night before, kicking it off line. Electricity Minister Mohammad Zuhair Kharboutly said on Thu...
12:34, 2019-05-23

Trump envoy: ISIS ‘quite active’ in Assad-controlled Syria Islamic State terrorists are “quite active” in the Syrian territory beyond the reach of the U.S.-led coalition that dismantled the self-proclaimed caliphate, a key U.S. diplomat said Wednesday....
09:51, 2019-05-23

American Family With Ties to ISIS Repatriated to U.S. From Syria, Officials Say Two American women and six children from families with suspected connections to the Islamic State were repatriated from Syria this week, Reuters reports. Kurdish-led authorities said the eight Americans were sent back to the U.S. Wednesday at Washington’s request. The Americans were among thou...
12:17, 2019-06-06

Turkish post in Syria’s Idlib hit by mortar fire; 3 wounded ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s Defense Ministry says a Turkish observation post in Syria’s northwestern Idlib province has been attacked by mortar shells, fired from areas under Syrian government control. Three soldiers were lightly wounded. The ministry said in a statement posted on Twi...
11:34, 2019-06-13

Observers: Syria rebels repel government forces in northwest Syrian armed opposition and a war monitoring group say insurgents have launched an offensive against government forces on the edge of their stronghold in northwestern Syria....
21:00, 2019-06-06

Syria violence kills dozens of troops and civilians in north Syrian opposition activists say government airstrikes and intense shelling on rebel-held areas in northwest Syria have claimed the lives of dozens of people....
00:01, 2019-06-16

U.S. says signs Syria may be using chemical weapons, warns of quick response The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, including an alleged chlorine attack on Sunday in northwest Syria, the State Department said on Tuesday, warning that Washington and its allies would respond "quickly and appropriately" if this were proven....
02:34, 2019-05-22

In Syria, US fights ISIS, tangles with Turkey, and laments ‘what victory looks like’ THE OTHER WAR: As the United States considers sending up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East to counter Iran, the war in Syria grinds on, with reports of Bashar Assad's hapless army again resorting to chemical weapons to target civilians while thousands of ISIS fighters move back and forth acro...
16:51, 2019-05-23

Syria's lost heritage stands out in Aleppo's broken minarets The pencil minaret of the Ottoman Adliyeh mosque in Syria's Aleppo lists to one side and is scored by an ugly gash running down its flank, the result of bombing in the war....
17:17, 2019-05-21

Syria rejects Arab summit statement on Iran intervention DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria is rejecting the final statement of the Arab emergency summit held in Saudi Arabia, which criticizes what it calls Iranian intervention into Syrian affairs. Syria says the statement is an unacceptable interference in the internal affairs of Syria. A Syrian Foreign Minist...
16:17, 2019-05-31

| Syria Kurds hand over six Belgian orphans from IS families: official Kurdish authorities in northeast Syria on Thursday handed to their Belgian counterparts six orphans born to families belonging to the Islamic State group, officials said....
09:51, 2019-06-14

| Two women, 6 children from ISIS families repatriated to US: Syria Kurds Two American women and six children from families of suspected Islamic State group members have been repatriated to the United States in the latest transfers from a crowded camp in Syria....
21:00, 2019-06-06

Syria's famous goalkeeper-turned-rebel Sarout killed Clashes near Syria's rebel Idlib enclave have claimed the life of a famed goalkeeper who became a rebel fighter. Abdelbaset Sarout first sang protest songs in 2011, as President Bashar Assad began his crackdown....
23:00, 2019-06-08

Russia says it's Turkey's duty to halt fighting in Syria's Idlib The Kremlin said on Friday it was Turkey's responsibility to stop rebels in Syria's Idlib province from firing on civilian and Russian targets, signaling it would continue to back a Syrian government offensive there despite Ankara's protests....
14:17, 2019-05-31

Kremlin rebuffs Trump on Syria, says military action in Idlib is justified The Kremlin rebuffed criticism from U.S. President Donald Trump of Russian and Syrian government military action in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province, saying on Monday it was needed to shut down rebel attacks being launched from there....
16:34, 2019-06-03

Trump Calls on Syria, Russia to Halt 'Butchery' of Idlib Airstrikes President Trump rebuked the Syrian government and Russian forces for airstrikes that monitoring groups say have killed hundreds of people in the last Syrian-opposition stronghold, amid fears the Assad government and Moscow are planning an all-out offensive to recapture the area....
08:51, 2019-06-04

Iran building new crossing on Syria border that would let it smuggle weapons, oil, experts say New satellite images indicate Iran is building a border crossing at the Syrian-Iraqi border, which would open up a coveted land route from Iran to Lebanon, according to Western intelligence sources....
07:00, 2019-05-24

Satellite images show crops on fire in Syria rebel enclave New satellite photos show significant damage to Syrian villages and surrounding farmland as a result of a government offensive on the last rebel stronghold in the country....
14:17, 2019-05-28

At Least 1 Dead as Syria and Israel Exchange Fire Amid Regional Tensions (DAMASCUS, Syria) — Syria said an Israeli attack against a military post in the country’s south on Monday killed a soldier and injured another. Israel, in a rare statement acknowledging firing into Syria, said it was responding to an anti-aircraft fire from Syria against one of its comba...
09:00, 2019-05-28

Numerous reports consistent with Syria chemical exposure but no definite conclusion yet: U.S. The United States has received numerous reports that appear consistent with chemical exposure after an attack by Syrian government forces in northwest Syria, but it has made no definitive conclusion as to whether they used chemical weapons, the State Department said on Thursday....
23:34, 2019-05-23

| Syria flare-up kills 35 fighters, including 26 pro-regime forces: monitor At least 35 combattants including 26 pro-regime forces were killed Saturday in clashes and air strikes that erupted at dawn in northwestern Syria, a war monitor said....
16:34, 2019-06-15

Turkey's Erdogan to Russia's Putin: Ceasefire must be implemented in Syria's Idlib Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin that the ceasefire in Syria's Idlib must be implemented to prevent more civilian deaths and an influx of refugees to Turkey, a statement from Erdogan's office said....
22:34, 2019-05-30

Syria: Thousands of children ‘hemmed in’ by ‘brutal and gratuitous’ spike in violence A marked escalation in fighting has put tens of thousands of children in northwest Syria at “imminent risk of injury, death and displacement”, the United Nations Children’s Fund’s (UNICEF) chief warned on Thursday....
22:17, 2019-05-30

'Pragmatically ruthless': Russia's improbable claim it has killed no civilians in Syria Despite carrying out tens of thousands of airstrikes in Syria, the Russian government will not acknowledge a single civilian casualty, a claim which human rights groups reject as Moscow's forces assault the country's last rebel bastion....
11:51, 2019-05-31

UN warns more military action in Syria’s Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts The U.N. deputy humanitarian chief warned Tuesday that further military operations in northwest Syria's Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts, stressing that an estimated 3 million people are caught up in crossfire in the last rebel stronghold....
05:34, 2019-05-29

Inherent Resolve: 1,300 civilians accidentally killed in Syria, Iraq since 2014 U.S.-led fighting in Iraq and Syria have inadvertently killed more than 1,300 civilians over the last five years, U.S. military officials said Friday....
03:51, 2019-06-01

Shelling Breaks Syria Cease-Fire Negotiated by Russia and Turkey The cease-fire briefly ended more than six weeks of fighting and bombing. But bombing and shelling erupted in Idlib Province, the last piece of rebel-held territory....
12:34, 2019-06-13

Pete Willsman suspended from Labour Party after Jeremy Corbyn ally 'blames Israeli embassy for anti-semitism row' Labour was engulfed in a new storm today after a senior ally of Jeremy Corbyn was suspended for accusing the Israeli embassy of "whipping up" complaints about anti-Semitism....
21:51, 2019-05-31

Pregnant mothers give birth in olive groves after fleeing Syria violence Officials in the last rebel outpost in Syria have told Sky News an estimated 700,000 people have been forced out of their homes due to a recent surge in violence in Idlib province....
02:51, 2019-05-26

Star soccer player turned rebel icon dies in Syria fighting A Syrian star soccer player turned fighter who became an icon of the revolt died on Saturday after getting injured battling government forces in the northwest, his faction said....
19:34, 2019-06-08

OIC refuses to accept any decision to change legal status of Syria's Golan Heights The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit in Mecca refused to accept any decision to change legal and demographic status of Syria's Golan Heights, especially the U.S. decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the territory, the summit's final statement said....
14:51, 2019-06-01

Lawmaker wants US Navy ship to be named after female service member killed in Syria The first female Navy service member killed in the battle against the Islamic State deserves the “honor” of having a U.S. Navy ship named after her, Sen. Chuck Schumer said Thursday....
23:51, 2019-06-14

Center in Syria Offers Rare Effort to Rehabilitate Young ISIS Recruits A Syrian detention center run by U.S.-backed Kurds aims to help young former Islamic State fighters reintegrate into society, a rare rehabilitation effort among the tens of thousands of former militants and their families who emerged from the fallen caliphate....
13:17, 2019-05-31

Grave concern over escalating humanitarian crisis, casualties, displacement across northwest Syria: UN The UN has said it is “gravely concerned” over reports of a worsening humanitarian situation facing civilians across northwest Syria, with rising casualties, and “waves of displacement” due to intensifying conflict....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Russia and Turkey broker ceasefire in Syria's Idlib: Russian news agencies Russia and Turkey have brokered a complete ceasefire in Syria's Idlib province between Syrian government forces and rebels, Russian news agencies cited the Russian military as saying on Wednesday....
23:34, 2019-06-12

South Korea Urges Restraint After Recent North Korea Missile Tests SINGAPORE — South Korea’s Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo on Saturday fended off calls to step up pressure on North Korea after it test-fired missiles last month. Jeong told an annual security conference in Singapore that the tests were being investigated and a conclusion is within rea...
05:51, 2019-06-02

Army's new DeepStrike surface-to-surface missile warhead successfully tested A warhead for the U.S. Army's DeepStrike long-range surface-to-surface missile program had a successful test, maker Raytheon Co. announced on Wednesday as the weapon approaches a first flight test later this year....
01:34, 2019-05-23

Vital food crops destroyed in Syria amid upsurge in fighting across Idlib, Hama Thousands of acres of crops have been destroyed in Syria’s Idlib and north Hama provinces amid ongoing deadly violence, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday, in a call to the warring parties to stop using food security to hold people “hostage”....
17:17, 2019-06-04

Soldier killed as Syria, Israel exchange fire amid heightened regional tension Israel, in a rare statement acknowledging firing into Syria, said it was responding to an anti-aircraft fire from Syria against one of its combat planes....
22:51, 2019-05-27

‘Brute, Naked Fear.’ How Bashar Assad Is Using His Family’s Old Tactics to Regain His Grip on Syria In August 2014, weeks after rigged elections returned Syrian President Bashar Assad a mandate to continue holding the office he had inherited from his father, Syrian border officials denied American-Lebanese journalist Sam Dagher re-entry into the country. A senior Wall Street Journal correspondent ...
17:34, 2019-05-29

As Syria conflict enters ninth year, humanitarian crisis ‘far from over’, Security Council hears Eight years ago this month, the Syria conflict began, leading to a humanitarian crisis that remains “far from over”, the UN Security Council heard on Wednesday. 11.7 million need humanitarian assistance and protection, and more than 5.6 million Syrians are living as refugees across the region....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Escalation in Syria fighting cause for ‘great concern’ says UN chief, dozens more civilians dead or injured UN chief António Guterres has said that he’s following “with great concern” intensifying clashes in north-western Syria that have claimed yet more civilian lives and displaced thousands in recent days....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Eight years in, Syria still embroiled in conflict ‘that no longer sparks outrage’, Security Council hears After eight years of deadly air strikes and terrorist attacks that have left hundreds of thousands of Syrians dead and millions of others injured, United Nations Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator Ursula Mueller asked the Security Council on Tuesday, the hard-hitting question: “Can’t this Council t...
22:00, 2019-05-28

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Malaria Day, women in tech, updates on Mozambique, the Sahel, Myanmar, Israel and Syria This Thursday, we cover: where we stand on tackling malaria; bracing up for a new storm in Mozambique; the need to make more room for women in tech; boosting resilience in the Sahel; a resurgence of violence in Syria; and human rights in Myanmar and Israel....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Syria: Urgent, concrete actions needed, to protect children too young to ‘make sense of this senseless war’ New firsthand reporting by UN staff in Syria reveals “increasingly horrific brutality” by all parties in the de-escalation area of the country’s northwest, causing “significant civilian causalities” and hundreds of thousands displaced, a senior humanitarian official said on Thursday. ...
00:34, 2019-06-07

ISIS sleeper cells burn, blow up and slaughter hundreds in uptick of attacks across Iraq and Syria It has been months since ISIS was expelled from its territorial control in Iraq and Syria, but the brutal terrorist outfit continues to wreak havoc in the lands it once deemed its “caliphate.”...
07:51, 2019-06-11

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Bicycles for the environment, new leader for the UN General Assembly, UN values, Ebola, Syria and Libya This Tuesday, we cover: Bicycles in China; a new President elected for the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, to start in September; vital food crops destroyed in Syria; migrants and refugees in Libya’s detention centres; Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo surpasses 2,000 cases; and...
21:51, 2019-06-04

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Safeguarding civilians, strengthening Ebola response in DR Congo, marking Fistula Day, updates on CAR and Syria  Thursday’s main stories include: Better safeguards to protect civilians in conflict; UN ramps up coordination to beat Ebola in DR Congo; Obstetric fistula continues to afflict women; UN mission condemns attack in Central African Republic ...
02:34, 2019-05-24

Friday’s Daily Brief: Syria, Yemen airstrikes, Anti-torture panel, Gay rights, Climate change, #Vesak Day On Friday, we cover: Fighting in Syria’s Idlib province; UN condemnation of airstrikes in Yemen; UK’s forced-return policy; LGBTI rights; the UN chief’s climate action trip to Tuvalu; and Vesak Day....
14:32, 2019-05-21

North Korea calls John Bolton ‘war monger’ and 'defective human product' over missile comment Bolton told reporters in Tokyo on Saturday that there was “no doubt” that North Korea’s recent launches violated U.N. resolutions,        ...
15:51, 2019-05-27

'Horrible scenes:' More rain threatens areas swamped by record floods in central, southern USA More unwelcome rain is forecast this week in much of the central and southern USA, falling upon areas already swamped by record-breaking floods.        ...
22:51, 2019-06-03

'Horrible scenes:' More rain threatens areas swamped by record floods in central, southern US More unwelcome rain is forecast this week in much of the central and southern U.S., falling upon areas already swamped by record-breaking floods.        ...
20:00, 2019-06-03

Friday’s Daily Brief: electronic hopes and fears, Security Council elections, updates from Libya, Syria, Australia and the Philippines Wrapping up this week, our top stories are: how new technologies are a "vector for hope" and "source of fear", according to UN chief Guterres; new members at the Security Council; the plight of migrants in Libya; war rules violations in Syria; human rights in Australia and the Philippines....
22:51, 2019-06-07

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Press Freedom Day, Tuna Day, cultural dialogue, #GlobalGoals awards, updates on Syria, Somalia, Mali This Thursday, top stories include: the celebrations of World Press Freedom Day and World Tuna Day, events for inter-cultural dialogue in Azerbaijan and for Global Goals action in Germany, and updates from Syria, Somalia and Mali....
17:51, 2019-05-21

Trump says he's not 'personally bothered' by North Korea missile tests Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe disagreed with Trump, saying the missile tests violated U.S. Security Council resolutions and were “of great regret.”        ...
12:17, 2019-05-27

Risk grows of ‘catastrophic humanitarian fallout’ in Syria’s Idlib, where 3 million are trapped: top UN officials urge unity in Security Council The UN’s Political and Humanitarian Affairs chiefs on Friday called on the Security Council to unite in support of an immediate de-escalation of fighting around Syria’s Idlib province, and work towards an enduring political solution on behalf of the Syrian people....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Thursday’s Daily Brief: impact of bad working conditions, Syria and Libya humanitarian news, human rights in Bahrain, families reunified in South Sudan Thursday’s top news includes: A new report on the dangerous impact of stressful working conditions; the need to decongest Al Hol camp in Syria; a US$2 million allocation from the UN’s emergency fund to ramp up the humanitarian response in Libya; human rights concerns over a mass terrorism trial in B...
14:38, 2019-05-21

'Jihadi Jack's parents sent money to son in Syria despite fears he had been radicalised', court hears The parents of a Muslim convert dubbed Jihadi Jack "took the law into their own hands" by sending money to their son in Syria despite fears he had been radicalised and was living under Islamic State, the Old Bailey heard today....
19:17, 2019-05-22

What to do in the event of a heart attack Symptoms of a heart attack include chest pain and shortness of breath. People should call the emergency services if they suspect a heart attack. Risk factors include age. Learn more here....
13:00, 2019-05-29

Mysterious "attack" on four ships, says UAE Four ships were targeted on Sunday near the strategic Emirati port of Fujairah, in what the UAE described as a "sabotage attack." One was flying a UAE flag, and another the Norwegian flag. The other two were tankers owned by Saudi Arabia, which described the incident as a threat to the security of g...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Hackers Won't Let Up in Their Attack on U.S. Cities Local governments are facing a growing threat of cyberattacks and escalating ransom demands, as an attack in Baltimore has crippled thousands of computers for a month....
16:34, 2019-06-07

How the Oman tanker attack played out The attack on two tankers in a vital Gulf of Oman waterway Thursday comes at a time of heightened tensions between the United States and Iran in the oil-rich region and raises concerns of a potential conflict in the Middle East....
15:34, 2019-06-14

| At least 12 feared dead in DRC militia attack Up to 12 people were killed late on Monday when a militia group attacked the city of Beni in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, local sources say....
00:34, 2019-06-05

Want to defeat Trump? Attack Biden Anyone angling to be the Democratic nominee should espouse a real progressive agenda – just being “anti-Trump” isn’t enoughJoe Biden believes he’s going to be president. He has reason to: He’s the frontrunner for the Democratic nomination — at least right now — and holding strong, despite having no ...
08:34, 2019-06-05

Civil rights 'under serious attack' across the globe More than half of countries use censorship, harassment or violence to repress public debate, warns a reportNearly six in 10 countries are seriously restricting people’s freedoms, according to a new report that warns of a growing repression around the world.According to the study, there is little or ...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Mali: Nearly 100 die in attack on Dogon village About 100 Malians have been killed in an overnight attack on an ethnic Dogon village, officials say. Fighting between Dogon hunters and Fulani herders has intensified in recent months....
17:51, 2019-06-10

Telegram hit in major DDoS attack The encrypted messaging app Telegram was hit by a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack while protesters used the app to communicate during recent protests in Hong Kong.The DDoS attack also appears to have affected the messaging service's 200m users across the Americas as well as in some ...
23:17, 2019-06-13

Topeka Zoo: Protocols weren’t followed before tiger attack KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Topeka zoo says a tiger attacked a zookeeper after protocols for handling potentially dangerous animals were not followed. The zoo released a lengthy report Thursday detailing its internal review of the April 20 attack, when zookeeper Kristyn Hayden-Ortega was seriously i...
02:34, 2019-06-07

Attack on Tourist Bus Near Egyptian Pyramids Wounds at Least 14 The blast, close to a giant museum under construction, suggested that militants were seeking to undermine the authority of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi....
16:51, 2019-05-21

| 95 killed in attack on central Mali village Ninety-five people in a central Malian village inhabited by the Dogon community have been killed by gunmen in an overnight attack, a local official and a security source said....
21:01, 2019-06-10

Scores killed in attack on Malian village Mayor says 95 bodies recovered so far and much of village is still burningGunmen killed nearly 100 people in an overnight massacre in Mali, local officials have said, amid a wave of violence in the Sahel region linked to Islamist extremists.The attackers entered a traditional Dogon village in centra...
22:00, 2019-06-10

About 100 Malians killed in attack on Dogon village At least 95 people were killed in an overnight attack on an ethnic Dogon village in central Mali, local officials said on Monday, the latest bout of ethnic violence fuelling the country's security crisis....
15:00, 2019-06-10

At least 95 killed in central Mali village attack Attackers believed to belong to the Fulani ethnic group raided a rival Dogon village in central Mali overnight, killing at least 95 people and burning houses to the ground, local and government officials said on Monday....
22:51, 2019-06-10

London bus attack: fifth arrest after homophobic assault Couple say they will not be frightened into hiding their sexuality after the attackA fifth arrest has been made in connection with the homophobic attack of a couple on a London bus.Melania Geymonat and her girlfriend, Chris, had been travelling on a bus in north London, and say they were attacked af...
15:51, 2019-06-08

Terror Attack at the Giza Pyramids Injures 16 In Egypt, security sources have announced a suspected bomb attack on a tourist bus near the world-famous Giza pyramids. Initial reports indicate that 16 people were hurt in the attack, but that their injuries are believed to be relatively minor.  If this is confirmed to be a terrorist bombing then i...
14:38, 2019-05-21

2 US drones targeted before tanker attack, officials say _____ U.S. officials say two American drones were targeted by Iranian-backed forces before the attack on two tankers earlier this week in the Gulf of Oman. NBC’s Courtney Kube reports for TODAY....
01:34, 2019-06-16

Bagpiper who had heart attack reunited with first responders A Staten Island bagpiper who had a heart attack while performing at a Brooklyn baseball game last year was almost speechless Tuesday when the FDNY reunited him with the first responders and good Samaritans who saved his life. “It’s nothing short of amazing. It’s very overwhelming,&...
01:17, 2019-05-22

Attack On Oil Tankers Has Iran "Written All Over It", Says Trump US President Donald Trump declared Friday that a mysterious attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman had Iran "written all over it," rejecting Tehran's denial that it had any involvement....
03:34, 2019-06-15

Hiker punches bear in the eye to fend off attack A hiker is lucky to be alive after a vicious bear attack left him wounded but he was able to fend off the bear by punching it in the eye. Veuer’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
20:00, 2019-06-10

Man dies in Hawaii after reported shark attack MAUI, Hawaii (AP) — A man has died in Hawaii after a reported shark attack. Authorities say shark warning signs were being posted in the Ka’anapali Beach Park area on Maui where the man died Saturday morning. The signs will remain in place until at least noon Sunday. The man’s name has n...
05:17, 2019-05-26

Pretrial hearing set for man charged in newsroom attack ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A judge has scheduled a hearing later this month to resolve several pretrial matters for the man charged with killing five people at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland. Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Judge Laura Ripken met privately with prosecutors and def...
19:34, 2019-06-03

Swimmer dies after shark attack in Hawaii 65-year-old Californian man attacked off coast of Maui in first such death since 2015A man has died in Hawaii after being attacked by a shark, local officials have said, the first such fatality in the state in four years.The victim, a 65-year-old from California, is believed to have been swimming in...
04:51, 2019-05-26

Child injured in likely mountain lion attack California wildlife officials say a mountain lion is likely the animal that attacked and injured a 4-year-old boy Monday in a wilderness park near San Diego. Officials say the mountain lion was later killed to ensure public safety. (May 28)        ...
03:34, 2019-05-29

Iran "Almost Certainly" Behind Attack On Ships Off UAE: John Bolton US National Security Advisor John Bolton said Wednesday Iran was "almost certainly" behind attacks on ships off the United Arab Emirates earlier this month....
10:51, 2019-05-29

This is what it really looks like inside a bank's cybersecurity center right before an attack In this excerpt from Kate Fazzini's new book "Kingdom of Lies," she takes you directly inside the security operations center of one of the world's largest banks....
18:17, 2019-06-15

Kabul suicide attack slightly wounds four US troops Four U.S. troops suffered minor injuries when a suicide car bomber targeted their convoy in the Afghan capital of Kabul Friday, the U.S. military confirms....
17:51, 2019-05-31

Second militant convicted in trial over 2012 Benghazi attack A jury in Washington, D.C., convicted a second militant involved in the 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that resulted in the death of U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens....
01:34, 2019-06-14

Victims of knife attack on schoolgirls in Japan identified The two victims of a knife-wielding man’s attack on schoolgirls in Japan were identified as an 11-year-old girl and a Foreign Ministry official who was accompanying his daughter to a bus stop, officials said Tuesday. Clutching two knives, the 51-year-old attacker went on a rampage while a group of g...
18:34, 2019-05-28

Japan stabbing attack: Several killed, children among injured Two people, one of them a schoolgirl, have been killed in a mass stabbing attack in Kawasaki, south of Tokyo. Up to 17 more were injured in the rare violent crime. The attacker took his own life....
09:34, 2019-05-28

Two women injured in UK homophobic attack "for refusing to kiss" Two women were punched and robbed in what police on Friday called a disgusting homophobic assault on a London bus, after one of the victims said their attackers tried to force them to kiss each other....
22:51, 2019-06-07

Easter attack probe continues despite president’s objection COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A Sri Lankan lawmaker says a parliamentary committee will continue questioning security and intelligence officials about lapses that preceded Easter Sunday bomb attacks by Islamic extremists, despite objections by the country’s president. Jayampathi Wickramaratne says...
15:51, 2019-06-12

One Child and the Suspect Are Among the Dead After a Knife Attack in Japan At least three people have died and more than a dozen others were injured when a man began stabbing children and other passengers waiting for a bus in a residential district on the southern outskirts of Tokyo Tuesday morning. Local media cited police saying the suspect, a man believed to be in his 4...
09:00, 2019-05-28

Teenagers held over homophobic attack on two women on London bus Couple say they were assaulted after refusing to kiss at request of group of young menA homophobic assault on two women on a bus that left them needing hospital treatment has been labelled a “disgusting, misogynistic attack” by the London mayor, Sadiq Khan.The attack happened in the early hours of 3...
20:34, 2019-06-07

The Latest: Man arrested in Times Square attack plot NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a man accused of buying guns as part of a Times Square terror attack plot (all times local): 1:40 p.m. Federal prosecutors have charged a New York City man with buying illegal guns from an undercover agent as part of a planned terrorist attack on Times Square. Prosecuto...
20:17, 2019-06-07

London Bus Attack on Gay Women Leads Police to Arrest 4 The Metropolitan Police of London said four teenagers were arrested after two women reported being assaulted, harassed and robbed on a bus by men who had tried to make the couple kiss....
20:17, 2019-06-07

2 Dead, Including Child, In Stabbing Attack In Japan TOKYO (AP) — Authorities say 16 people, including elementary school children, have been stabbed in an attack in Kawasaki, outside of Tokyo. One adult and one child have died. Fire officials tell the Kyodo news agency that a man has been detained in the attack. It wasn’t immediately clear how s...
07:17, 2019-05-28

At least 1 dead, 19 injured in Japan bus stop stabbing attack Thirteen children are among the victims in a morning stabbing attack at a bus stop near Tokyo, Japanese authorities and media said.        ...
06:00, 2019-05-28

Man arrested after threatening talk of Times Square attack NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities have arrested a New York man who talked about wanting to throw a grenade in Times Square. Two law enforcement officials told The Associated Press the man was placed under investigation over the comments, and then arrested late Thursday after trying to buy a weapon. HeR...
18:00, 2019-06-07

Deadly heart failure often misdiagnosed as asthma attack For years, Frances Negron-Santiago had taken medication for her asthma diagnosis. She thought it was strange that the drugs didn’t seem to be working — to the point where, two years ago, she could hardly walk a city block without stopping to catch her breath. Imagine her horror when she learned it w...
06:51, 2019-06-04

US downplays rocket attack amid Iran war fears Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team is not hurrying to blame Iran for an explosion near the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, despite alarm that the regime will attack American forces in Iraq....
19:17, 2019-05-21

Masood Azhar, Man Behind Parliament Attack, Pulwama, Blacklisted At UN In a big diplomatic win for India, Pakistan-based Jaish-e Mohammed chief Masood Azhar was designated a "global terrorist" by the United Nations Security Council today after China removed its......
17:00, 2019-05-21

Dominican police investigate attack on US woman at resort PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic (AP) — Police in the Dominican Republic are investigating an attack on a U.S. tourist in Punta Cana that the woman recently made public on social media, detailing a vicious hours-long assault by a man she said was wearing the uniform of the all-inclusive resort. Police...
06:17, 2019-06-01

Footage indicates sophisticated attack on former Red Sox hero David Ortiz Video indicates new level of sophistication in attack on OrtizEx-Red Sox slugger was shot on Sunday in Dominican RepublicDominican prosecutors say witnesses and security camera footage show that the attempt to kill former Red Sox star David Ortiz was carried out by two men on a motorcycle and two ot...
19:00, 2019-06-12

Islamic State in Afghanistan aims to attack US, general says The Islamic State group in Afghanistan is a "very worrisome" threat to the United States, and U.S. counterterrorism efforts have yet to shrink its extremist ambitions, a senior American general said Wednesday....
03:51, 2019-06-13

3 Schalke fans charged after brutal attack on Man City fan A Schalke fan has been charged with attempted murder and two of his alleged accomplices with serious assault after a Manchester City supporter was brutally attacked at the sides' Champions League game in February        ...
17:51, 2019-05-31

Shooter carries out deadly attack in US state of Virginia Several people have been killed after a gunman opened fire at a government complex in the city of Virginia Beach. Virginia state police said the gunman was also killed....
21:17, 2019-06-01

Baltimore IT head apologizes for ransomware attack response BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore’s chief information technology official has apologized to city leaders for the response to a cyberattack that has crippled the city for a month. The Baltimore Sun reports Frank Johnson offered his “sincere apologies” to city council members Friday during ...
02:34, 2019-06-09

Mom who survived brutal Dominican Republic attack blames herself A Delaware mom who claims she was savagely beaten while vacationing in the Dominican Republic says she blames herself for the attack that nearly killed her. Tammy Lawrence-Daley is still reeling from the alleged January assault, which left her with a broken nose, fractured hand, partial hearing loss...
15:17, 2019-05-31

Pakistan arrests second Pashtun lawmaker over attack on army PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani provincial spokesman says authorities have arrested the second lawmaker behind an alleged attack a military post earlier this week. Shaukat Yousafzai, a spokesman in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province bordering Afghanistan, says parliament member Mohsin Dawar was captu...
13:51, 2019-05-30

Catholic priest in hospital after knife attack in Poland WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Authorities in Poland say that a Roman Catholic priest is hospitalized in serious condition after a man attacked him with a knife. Krzysztof Zaporowski, police spokesman in the southwestern city of Wroclaw, said the attacker approached the priest early Monday in front of the ci...
12:51, 2019-06-10

Reporter's Notebook: Inside Hezbollah’s attack tunnels Amid new regional tension with Iran, reports indicate the tunnels were meant to be used by the Iranian proxy Hezbollah in a ground operation against Israel....
01:51, 2019-05-31

Taliban attack kills 14 militiamen in western Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says the Taliban have killed at least 14 members of a pro-government militia in an attack on checkpoints in the western Ghor province. Abdul Hai Khateby, the spokesman for the provincial governor, says seven other militiamen were wounded in the attack lat...
16:00, 2019-06-08

| Nine civilians killed in Somalia revenge attack: police Nine civilians were executed by a local militia in war-torn Somalia after the killing of a policeman by the Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab, police said Saturday....
20:17, 2019-06-15

Advance Warning Of Lanka Terror Attack Not Taken Seriously: Official Advance warning about an impending terror attack in Sri Lanka was "never a main point for discussion" during national intelligence coordination meetings, a senior police official Wednesday told a......
22:00, 2019-05-29

| 16 killed in Mozambique insurgency attack: local sources Suspected Islamists in northern Mozambique killed 16 people on Tuesday in their deadliest attack since launching an insurgency in the remote region in 2017, local sources say....
21:51, 2019-05-31

Man Saved By His Dog During Tiger Attack In Madhya Pradesh Forest A man was saved by his dog after a tiger attacked him in Seoni district of Madhya Pradesh today. Pancham Gajba, 22, and his brother were returning from a forest near Paraspani village in the morning......
03:34, 2019-06-02

Antonio Banderas says heart attack helped him reinvent himself Antonio Banderas said a heart attack he suffered two years ago spurred him into a health kick but also allowed him to reinvent himself as an actor, including as he prepared to take on the lead role in Pedro Almodovar's autobiographical new movie....
15:01, 2019-05-21

UN condemns deadly attack on Burkina Faso church Senior UN officials, including Secretary-General António Guterres have voiced their outrage at a deadly attack on a Catholic church in the north of Burkina Faso on Sunday, during which six people were reportedly killed by gunmen. ...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Man swimming off Hawaii coast killed in shark attack A 65-year-old man swimming off the coast of Maui on Saturday morning is now dead after an encounter with a shark. Thomas Smiley, who CNN reports was from California, was approximately 60 yards from Kaanapali Beach at the time. He was brought back ashore and CPR was performed but the man ultimately d...
05:34, 2019-05-28

Did Iran Attack Ships in the Gulf? What the Evidence Shows. A Times analysis of video released by the U.S. Defense Department indicates that an Iranian patrol boat removed an object from the hull of a stricken tanker in the Gulf of Oman on June 13. The object may have been a limpet mine....
04:17, 2019-06-15

Police: NC shooting suspect planned attack for months CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police say the man charged with fatally shooting two students and wounding four others in a North Carolina university classroom told them he’d planned the shooting for months but gave up the assault after he was tackled and brought to the floor. Police detectives say in ...
21:51, 2019-06-04

Equifax just became the first company to have its outlook downgraded for a cyber attack Moody's said it's downgrading the outlook for Equifax from stable to negative, citing ongoing fallout from the company's 2018 data breach....
23:51, 2019-05-22

2nd suspect tried in Benghazi terror attack convicted on 2 counts A federal jury found a second Libyan militant guilty on two counts for their role in the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission and nearby CIA post in Benghazi, Libya that killed four Americans, including the U.S. ambassador to Libya, but was deadlocked on 15 other counts. ...
14:34, 2019-06-14

Gun buyer in San Bernardino attack wants to pull guilty plea The man accused of buying the rifles a husband and wife used to kill 14 people in the San Bernardino terrorist attack in 2015 will ask to withdraw his guilty plea....
00:17, 2019-05-23

France: Package bomb explodes in Lyon 'attack' At least 13 people were injured when an explosive device went off at a bakery in central Lyon, France's third biggest city. President Emmanuel Macron described it as an "attack."...
03:17, 2019-05-25

The Latest: Japan PM condemns suspected tanker attack Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has condemned the suspected attack on a Japanese-operated tanker near the Strait of Hormuz this week as a threat to safe maritime navigation...
19:34, 2019-06-14

Adam Schiff continues attack on Barr, says AG is 'second most dangerous man' in US Attorney General William Barr is very effective at acting like the president's defense attorney and is the  "second most dangerous man in the country," House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said on Tuesday....
03:51, 2019-06-05

De Blasio bungles ‘Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde’ attack on Joe Biden Someone needs to teach Bill de Blasio the difference between good and evil. The Big Apple mayor suffered an epic Twitter fail Wednesday when he bungled the classic Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde trope while trying to attack front-running Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on funding for abortions....
00:17, 2019-06-06

Shark bites teen in second attack in 2 weeks, reports say A teenager says he was bitten by a shark while surfing off the coast of North Carolina. If confirmed, this would be the second attack this month.        ...
18:34, 2019-06-11

Sudanese doctors say dozens of people raped during sit-in attack Hospitals in Khartoum record more than 70 cases of rape in aftermath of attack on protestDoctors believe paramilitaries carried out more than 70 rapes during an attack on a protest camp in Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, a week ago.More than 100 people were killed and as many as 700 injured in the a...
13:00, 2019-06-11

Report: Shark Bites Teen In Second NC Attack In 2 weeks OCEAN ISLE, N.C. (AP) — A teenager says he was bitten by a shark while surfing off the southern coast of North Carolina. WSOC reports 19-year-old Austin Reed is expected to be fine after receiving what officials have described as a “marine bite” in Ocean Isle, North Carolina. Reed’...
17:00, 2019-06-11

Egypt: Troops kill 14 militants day after IS attack in Sinai Egypt says security forces killed 14 militants while pursuing attackers behind an assault on a police checkpoint in northern Sinai that authorities said left eight policemen dead....
14:00, 2019-06-06

Baltimore ransomware attack will cost the city over $18 million Fresh off dealing with chaos caused by last month's ransomware attack, the city of Baltimore has a new problem to deal with -- the $18 million in damages that came with it....
17:34, 2019-06-06

US accuses Iran of detaining crew after oil tanker attack Donald Trump says attacks on two vessels in Gulf of Oman have ‘Iran written all over it’The US has accused Iran of detaining the crew of one of two oil tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman this week, as video footage emerged that purportedly shows an Iranian boat removing an unexploded mine from one...
19:51, 2019-06-14

Obsession with 1999 attack could shape Columbine’s future DENVER (AP) — Two decades after the name “Columbine” became synonymous with a school shooting, the suburban Denver community surrounding the school is debating whether it’s time to tear down a building that also became a beacon for people obsessed with the killings. School official...
11:17, 2019-06-14

Dogs involved in fatal attack on teen to be euthanized DIGHTON, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say five dogs that attacked and killed a 14-year-old Massachusetts boy who regularly took care of them will be euthanized. The three-member Dighton Board of Selectmen voted unanimously Wednesday to have the dogs — four Belgian Malinois and a Dutch shepherd —involved...
15:00, 2019-05-23

U.S. does not dare attack Iran: Revolutionary Guards commander The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its "spirit of resistance", a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quoted on Wednesday as saying....
01:51, 2019-05-23

4 police killed, 9 wounded in Mexico gang attack Four police officers were killed and seven others wounded in gang attacks in western Mexico, according to local officials, and two bystanders were being treated for wounds....
20:34, 2019-05-27

North Carolina teen's leg amputated after shark attack A teenage girl who survived a shark attack had her leg amputated due to injuries sustained in the incident at a North Carolina beach, she confirmed Monday....
12:34, 2019-06-04

Student convicted of campus attack accused in 2 more cases A student who remains enrolled at West Virginia's Marshall University despite a conviction for a 2016 attack against a female student is facing charges of assaulting two more women....
21:17, 2019-06-11

Suspect arrested after Lyon bomb attack that wounded 13 PARIS (AP) — French Interior minister Christophe Castaner says a suspect has been arrested following a blast in the city of Lyon that wounded 13 people last week. Castaner announced the arrest on Twitter but did not say where the suspect was arrested. Police had launched a large manhunt after a devi...
12:51, 2019-05-27