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Syria says militant attack shuts down gas pipeline

Militants have targeted a gas pipeline in government-controlled central Syria, putting it out of order, and insurgents in the country’s northwest fired missiles at the government-controlled city of Aleppo, killing seven civilians ...

Syria says militant attack shuts down gas pipeline

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Parents of militant in Syria spared jail over sending cash LONDON (AP) — The parents of a British man who converted to Islam and supported the Islamic State group in Syria were given suspended prison sentences for trying to send him money. Organic farmer John Letts, 58, and ex-Oxfam fundraiser Sally Lane, 56, say they were acting as any parents would have d...
19:34, 2019-06-21

DCP Midstream shuts pipeline in Grady County, Oklahoma after explosion A natural gas pipeline owned and operated by DCP Midstream in Grady County, Oklahoma, was temporarily shut after an explosion on Tuesday, according to a company spokeswoman....
01:34, 2019-06-19

UPDATE 2-DCP Midstream shuts pipeline in Grady County, Oklahoma after explosion A natural gas pipeline owned and operated by DCP Midstream in Grady County, Oklahoma, was temporarily shut after an explosion on Tuesday, according to a company spokeswoman....
02:51, 2019-06-19

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

Suspected militant attack on Philippine army camp kills 5 MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine military officials say suspected Muslim militants have attacked a military camp in southern Sulu province, killing three soldiers and two civilians. Regional military commander Maj. Gen. Cirilito Sobejana says nine other soldiers were wounded in Friday’s &...
15:51, 2019-06-28

Militant attack kills two police, two soldiers in Lebanon's Tripoli A militant attacked a security forces patrol in Lebanon's northern city of Tripoli on Monday night, killing two police officers and two army soldiers, state news agency NNA said....
03:34, 2019-06-04

Egyptian officials: Militant attack kills 10 police in Sinai Egyptian security officials say Islamic militants attacked a checkpoint in the restive northern part of the Sinai Peninsula, killing at least 10 policemen....
08:00, 2019-06-05

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

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

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

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

Turkish soldier killed in attack in Syria’s rebel province ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s defense ministry says a Turkish soldier was killed in an artillery strike by Syrian government forces in northwestern Idlib province, the country’s last rebel stronghold. The strike hit a Turkish observation post. This marks the first Turkish death in a Syrian go...
11:51, 2019-06-28

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....
04:34, 2019-06-12

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

Four foreigners detained for militant links in Malaysia Malaysia has detained four foreigners, including two ethnic Rohingya from Myanmar, on suspicion of being involved in militant groups, police said on Tuesday....
14:34, 2019-07-09

India kills Kashmir's 'most wanted militant' Zakir Musa dies in gun battle with security forces, leading to protests and school closuresIndian security forces have killed an influential Kashmiri militant who led the first al-Qaida-affiliated cell in the disputed region, sparking protests and fears of wider unrest.Zakir Musa, 25, was part of a ...
13:17, 2019-05-24

‘Our Duty to Fight’: The Rise of Militant Buddhism A call to arms for Sri Lankan monks. Ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya in Myanmar. A Buddhist faith known for pacifism is taking its place in a new age of nationalism....
18:17, 2019-07-08

Wanted militant blows himself up in Tunisian capital A wanted militant wearing an explosive belt blew himself up in the Tunisian capital after being surrounded by police, the government said on Wednesday, but there were no other casualties....
17:34, 2019-07-03

Pakistan arrests 6 for collecting funds for militant groups MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say six people have been arrested for allegedly collecting funds for two outlawed militant organizations. Muhammad Ashraf, an official with the Punjabi police’s counterterrorism department, said Saturday that the arrests were part of crackdown against t...
10:34, 2019-05-25

Libyan commander hands over prominent militant to Egypt CAIRO (AP) — Libyan forces loyal to a commander pushing to take the capital of Tripoli say they have handed over to Egypt a prominent Egyptian militant captured last October. Khalifa Hifter’s self-styled Libyan National Army said on its Facebook page late Tuesday that Hisham el-Ashmawi was ret...
11:51, 2019-05-29

Pakistan arrests 3 suspects in 2 raids on militant hideouts Pakistan's provincial counter-terrorism department says security forces have arrested three suspected militants in two separate raids in eastern Punjab province, foiling possible attacks....
09:17, 2019-05-27

Why did US declare an anti-Iran militant group terrorist? In a surprising move, the Trump administration designated Jaish al-Adl, a Pakistan-based anti-Iran militant group, as a global terrorist organization. What could be the regional implications of such a move? DW analyzes....
20:00, 2019-07-05

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

Suspected Indonesian militant wounded in failed suicide bombing An Indonesian militant suspected of being influenced by Islamic State was seriously wounded when he tried to blow himself up in a suicide attack outside a police station, authorities said on Tuesday....
08:51, 2019-06-04

Was dead militant war casualty or Navy SEAL’s murder victim? SAN DIEGO (AP) — Photos displayed at a military court martial show a decorated Navy SEAL holding up the head of a dead Islamic State fighter by the hair while clenching a knife in his other hand. A jury hearing testimony Wednesday will have to decide if it was a snapshot in poor taste of an enemy wh...
11:34, 2019-06-19

Pakistan announces crackdown on militant leader Hafiz Saeed Counter-terrorism department opens 23 cases against Lashkar-e-Taiba leader and 12 aidesPakistani authorities have announced a crackdown against Hafiz Saeed, the leader of the group blamed for deadly attacks on Mumbai in 2008, amid growing international pressure to act against militant groups.Pakista...
21:34, 2019-07-04

Was dead militant war casualty or Navy SEAL's murder victim? Photos displayed at a military court martial show a decorated Navy SEAL holding up the head of a dead Islamic State fighter by the hair while clenching a knife in his other hand....
10:00, 2019-06-19

Algerian human rights militant dies on hunger strike ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Algerian human rights militant who went on a hunger strike after being jailed in March in the southern city of Ghardaia has died. The lawyer for Kamel Eddine Fekhar, a doctor in Ghardaia, which is where much of Algeria’s minority Mozabite population lives, died on Tu...
18:17, 2019-05-28

Son of Hamas leader calls the militant movement a ‘racist terror organization’ Suheib Yousef caused an uproar in Palestinian society when he told an Israeli news channel of his disillusionment with the group’s corruption and his disappointment with leaders living opulent lifestyles while people in Gaza suffer in poverty....
00:51, 2019-07-05

Kurdish MPs, inmates end hunger strike in Turkey after militant leader call Several Kurdish lawmakers and thousands of prison inmates in Turkey have ended their hunger strike after a call from jailed militant leader Abdullah Ocalan, one of the MPs told a news conference on Sunday in the southeastern city of Diyarbakir....
16:17, 2019-05-26

Pakistan announces terrorism finance crackdown on banned militant group Pakistani authorities announced a crackdown on Wednesday against Hafiz Saeed, leader of the group blamed for deadly attacks on Mumbai in 2008, amid growing international pressure to act against militant groups....
17:34, 2019-07-03

Violent Protests Erupt in Kashmir After Indian Forces Kill Militant Thousands took to the streets of the Indian part of the disputed region after Indian forces said they had killed Zakir Rashid Bhat, who was on their most-wanted list....
21:00, 2019-05-24

'American Taliban' militant John Walker Lindh released from prison The Islamic militant who became known as the infamous "American Taliban" member was released from a U.S. federal prison Thursday despite lawmakers' concerns about the “security and safety implications” of freeing an unrepentant terrorist who officials say continues to “openly call for extremist viol...
14:34, 2019-05-23

John Walker Lindh, American ex-Taliban militant, set to walk free Thursday The militant known as American Taliban is set to be released from a U.S. federal prison Thursday despite fresh concerns from lawmakers over the “security and safety implications” of such a move – as they say he continues to “openly call for extremist violence.”...
20:00, 2019-05-21

Firebrand RMT boss Mick Cash faces leadership challenge from an even more militant rival The firebrand RMT chief who has promoted rail and Tube strikes faces a leadership challenge – but the bad news for commuters is that the challenger is even more militant....
11:34, 2019-06-21

Jailed militant leader tells Kurdish party to be neutral in Istanbul vote Jailed Kurdish militant leader Abdullah Ocalan called on the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) to remain neutral in this weekend's Istanbul re-run election in a statement released on Friday which could influence the contest's outcome....
12:17, 2019-06-21

Kurdish militant leader tells Kurds to stay neutral in Istanbul election The imprisoned leader of the Kurdish militant group PKK, Abdullah Ocalan, called on supporters of a pro-Kurdish political party to remain politically neutral ahead of a local election in Istanbul this weekend, suggesting they should abstain, Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency reported....
22:34, 2019-06-20

Congresswomen Helping Fuel Rise Of Militant Hard Left, Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump stepped up his vilification of four liberal lawmakers as un-American at a raucous rally on Wednesday, underscoring that the attacks will form a key part of his strategy for......
13:34, 2019-07-18

Self-Help Guru Tony Robbins Chanted Racial Slurs with 'Militant Black' Audience to Help Them 'Be Free' In a recently unearthed video, Tony Robbins, an allegedly world-renowned self-help guru, extolled the virtues of shouting out racial slurs in the pursuit of getting your mind free....
17:17, 2019-05-24

Vanderbilt shuts out Mississippi St 1-0 at SEC Tournament Drake Fellows pitched six scoreless innings for his 11th win of the season and top-seeded Vanderbilt beat No. 4 seed Mississippi State 1-0 in the Southeastern Conference Tournament        ...
08:17, 2019-05-24

Amazon shuts down its restaurant delivery business in the US Amazon Restaurants' closure in London might have just been the beginning of the service's complete shutdown. According to GeekWire, the company's food delivery offering will only be serving customers in the US until later this month. A spokesperson t......
14:34, 2019-06-11

Biden cancer group shuts down operations The Biden Cancer Initiative, a non-profit organization started by former Vice President Joe Biden to support cancer prevention and research, said on Monday it suspended operations last week, two and a half months after Biden and his wife resigned from the group to focus on his presidential campaign....
21:17, 2019-07-15

Mass strike shuts down city of 2M people The streets of the Sudanese capital were mostly deserted Sunday, the first day of the country's Islamic working week, amid a mass general strike called by opposition groups....
17:51, 2019-06-10

PG&E shuts power to some to lower wildfire risks Pacific Gas & Electric warned Friday it might turn off electricity to thousands of customers in Northern California this weekend to reduce the risk of wildfires like the one sparked by power lines last year that killed 85 people and wiped out nearly 15,000 homes in Paradise....
11:00, 2019-06-08

N.R.A. Shuts Down Production of NRATV, and Its No. 2 Official Resigns The N.R.A’s top lobbyist, accused of plotting against its leader, has resigned. The group has also shut down its live broadcasting arm and severed ties with its ad firm....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Sparkman shuts down White Sox in Royals' 11-0 win Glenn Sparkman pitched a five-hitter for his first career complete game, Whit Merrifield and Hunter Dozier both had three hits including a home run, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White sox 11-0       ...
07:17, 2019-07-17

MoviePass temporarily shuts down service to work on its app The monthly movie ticket subscription service MoviePass temporarily shut down today. The company claims it did so to complete work on its mobile app. It's unclear how long the outage will last, but in a tweet MoviePass said the service could be down......
02:00, 2019-07-06

MLB roundup: Padres' Paddack shuts down Marlins Padres rookie right-hander Chris Paddack had a no-hitter through seven innings before giving up a home run in San Diego's 3-2 win over the host Miami Marlins on Wednesday....
08:00, 2019-07-18

Amazon Shuts Down Its Instagram Competitor, Spark Amazon Spark, a shopping social network that could be thought to essentially be a competitor to Instagram, has shut down less than two years since after its launch in July 2017....
17:00, 2019-06-15

Hilaria Baldwin shuts down mom-shamers by inviting them to put and keep a hat on her son Critics were upset that Alec Baldwin's wife let her 1-year-old son in the pool without a sun hat and possibly sunscreen to shield him.        ...
05:34, 2019-05-29

Google shuts down Daydream VR's Play Movies & TV app Google has pulled Daydream VR's version of the Google Play Movies & TV app. You can still view your rentals or purchases through the YouTube VR app, a Google spokesperson confirmed to Variety, while there aren't any current plans to remove other......
23:17, 2019-06-13

MLB roundup: Yanks' Tanaka shuts out Rays Masahiro Tanaka pitched a two-hitter and was backed by two homers, as the New York Yankees opened a 10-game homestand with a 3-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night....
15:00, 2019-06-18

BlackBerry Messenger shuts down for good today Today, Emtek pulls the plug on BlackBerry Messenger. The company announced last month that it would shut down the consumer service, which has been steadily losing users and failing to attract new ones. As a consolation for diehard fans, BlackBerry op......
19:17, 2019-05-31

ISIS militant from cell dubbed 'The Beatles' apologizes for terror role Two notorious Islamic State militants imprisoned in Syria have admitted to roles in ransom negotiations for Western hostages but denied torturing or killing anyone.        ...
18:51, 2019-06-10

Al-Jazeera says Sudan shuts down bureau, blocks journalists KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The satellite news channel Al-Jazeera says authorities in Sudan have shut down its bureau in Khartoum and banned its reporters from working. Al-Jazeera made the announcement early Friday, describing the decision by Sudan’s military government as “an attack on media...
05:17, 2019-05-31

Louisville shuts out ECU 12-0 to clinch NCAA super regional Miller takes no-hitter into ninth, Louisville routs East Carolina 12-0 to clinch NCAA super regional and reach fifth College World Series       ...
22:17, 2019-06-08

GandCrab ransomware shuts down after netting authors billions The operators behind the GandCrab ransomware have announced that they are closing up shop after almost a year and a half in which they claimed to have earned $2bn from ransom payments.GandCrab rose in popularity among cybercriminals after the operators began to market their services on underground c...
22:51, 2019-06-18

Greece briefly shuts the Acropolis as Athens sizzles Greece shut the Acropolis Hill for a few hours on Thursday to protect visitors to one of the world's most popular tourist attractions from a heatwave that has engulfed Athens....
21:51, 2019-07-04

Clevinger shuts down Royals as Indians roll to 4-0 victory Mike Clevinger pitched six innings of four-hit ball, and Carlos Santana and Roberto Perez went deep, as the Indians rolled to a 4-0 victory over the Royals       ...
06:34, 2019-07-04

Cryptocurrency Exchange Koinex Shuts Operations: 10 Things To Know Cryptocurrency exchange Koinex on Thursday announced its decision to shut down all of its digital assets exchange services and operations. In a series of posts on microblogging site Twitter, Koinex......
20:34, 2019-06-27

Tehran shuts hundreds of restaurants for flouting Islam Iranian police raided and shut hundreds of eateries over a 10-day period for not observing "Islamic principles." Tehran's morality police force was recently bolstered in attempt to enforce strict dress codes for women....
17:17, 2019-06-09

DeepNude Deepfake App to Undress Women Shuts Down After Furore The creators of "DeepNude" said the software was launched several months ago for "entertainment" and that they "greatly underestimated" demand for the app....
08:34, 2019-06-29

Slovakia’s president shuts down reporter questioning her outfit changes Zuzana Čaputová, the country's first female president, was asked by a journalist if she was feeling "nervous" or "stressed" because she had changed her dress three times that day....
18:34, 2019-06-27

USWNT shuts out Chile, trolls critics in another World Cup win They took down Chile — and the critics. Carli Lloyd scored a pair of goals for the United States in a somewhat subdued 3-0 victory over Chile that advanced the defending Women’s World Cup champions to the round of 16. The Americans were criticized after their record-breaking 13-0 rout of...
00:34, 2019-06-17

Megan Rapinoe shuts down critics: 'I think I'm extremely American' FRANCK FIFE / Getty Images Megan Rapinoe has been frequently called "un-American" by critics for her political views throughout the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup and her past protests of the national anthem. She received backlash after she said, "I'm not going to the f------ White House," in an inter...
08:00, 2019-07-04

Greece Briefly Shuts The Acropolis As Over Heatwave In Athens Greece shut the Acropolis Hill for a few hours on Thursday to protect visitors to one of the world's most popular tourist attractions from a heatwave that has engulfed Athens....
20:00, 2019-07-04

Zimbabwe shuts out foreign currency to tighten economy With official inflation up markedly, Zimbabwe is abandoning the use of foreign money at home. The step is intended to strengthen the local currency and ween the country off the US dollar and the South African rand....
22:51, 2019-06-27

The Latest: ‘Militia threat’ shuts down Oregon statehouse SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on a walkout by Oregon Senate Republicans to protest legislation to address climate change (all times local): 7:20 p.m. A “possible militia threat” is shutting down the Oregon statehouse amid an ongoing walkout by Republican lawmakers who are blocking a vote...
04:51, 2019-06-22

Nikon may have three new Z series cameras in the pipeline Nikon’s first attempt at a full-frame mirrorless camera was a success, although there were some who were expecting a pro-level body to lead the charge. If fresh rumors are to be believed, a professional-level Z series snapper could join the ranks of the Z7 and Z6 either in 2019 or 2020.Online...
10:51, 2019-06-03

BlackBerry shuts down messenger service, blaming lack of users Consumer version of BBM will cease but app aimed at businesses will continueBBM, or BlackBerry Messenger, the encrypted messaging service that introduced many to the joys of mobile chat – and was blamed for the 2011 London riots – is finally shutting down on Friday.The Indonesian company that owns t...
15:34, 2019-05-31

Militia threat shuts down Oregon Statehouse amid walkout SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Capitol will be closed Saturday over a “possible militia threat” from right-wing protesters amid a walkout by Republican lawmakers over landmark climate change legislation. Republican senators fled the Legislature — and some, the state — earlier this week to...
07:17, 2019-06-22

APNewsBreak: Man 'mad as hell' Kansas shuts racial bias case A black man who was detained by police while moving into his home said Wednesday that Kansas regulators investigated his racial bias complaint and closed the case with no further action....
03:17, 2019-06-20

Tropical Storm Barry shuts 70% of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil output Nearly 70% or 1.3 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico has been cut because of Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Saturday...
22:17, 2019-07-13

APNewsBreak: Man ‘mad as hell’ Kansas shuts racial bias case WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A black man who was detained by police while moving into his home says that Kansas regulators investigated his racial bias complaint and closed the case with no further action. Karle Robinson told The Associated Press on Wednesday that he was “mad as hell” when he go...
00:00, 2019-06-20

Verlander takes share of majors’ wins lead, shuts down A’s OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Justin Verlander struck out eight over eight innings and moved into a share of the major league lead with his ninth win, pitching the Houston Astros past the Oakland Athletics 5-1 on Saturday night. Verlander (9-2), who had a four-start winning streak snapped by Boston his las...
07:00, 2019-06-02

Police situation shuts down NB Oracle Road near Fort Lowell TUCSON – Northbound Oracle Road has been shut down near Fort Lowell Road due to a police situation that Thursday afternoon. According to officials, Tucson Police Department officers are at the scene. Traffic is being redirected through a residential neighborhood. Motorists are advised to avoi...
01:17, 2019-06-28

Singapore Changi Airport shuts runway over drone sighting Operations on one runway at the Singapore airport was shut down intermittently over 10 hours after an unauthorised drone was spotted, leading to 36 flight delays and a diversion....
21:00, 2019-06-19

BP evacuates staff, shuts in production at four U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms BP Plc on Tuesday began to evacuate and shut in production at four offshore U.S. Gulf of Mexico production platforms as a developing weather disturbance moves across the Gulf of Mexico, a company spokesman said....
02:51, 2019-07-10

Kylie Jenner's Ex Tyga Shuts Down Questions About Her: "You Date, You Move On" Tyga has moved on from Kylie Jenner--and it sounds like he wants to from this interview. In a new interview on Good Morning Britain, the Grammy-nominated rapper appeared to have been......
21:00, 2019-07-05

| Nigeria shuts down private TV, radio stations tied to opposition Nigeria's broadcasting authority shut down private radio and television stations owned by a key opposition figure who hours earlier said his media operations were being targeted in a crackdown....
15:34, 2019-06-07

Pelosi shuts down questions on feud with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Speaker Nancy Pelosi refused to address claims by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez that she’s singling out women of color for criticism, saying she will not discuss the simmering feud further in public. “I said what I’m going to say in the caucus. That’s where this is appropriate,” Pelosi said at her...
18:34, 2019-07-11

Oregon capitol shuts down after potential threat of militia violence Plans for the Oregon Senate to meet Saturday were scrapped after Oregon State Police identified a potential threat from militia groups.        ...
09:01, 2019-06-23

Big Google outage shuts down YouTube, Gmail, Snapchat, and other services in some of U.S. If you’re having trouble screwing around on the internet today, it could be because of what seems to be a major outage with Google’s Could service. As reported by The Verge, Google products like Gmail and YouTube are being affected, but so are other services that utilize Google Cloud systems to oper...
01:17, 2019-06-03

Hong Kong braces for protests as government shuts offices Hong Kong braced for another day of anti-government protests on Thursday after scenes of violence and chaos shook the normally peaceful global trade and finance center a day earlier....
03:51, 2019-06-13

This English player may be the one who shuts down Megan Rapinoe in World Cup semifinal Megan Rapinoe has scored every U.S. goal in the knockout round but will be challenged by England's Lucy Bronze in the World Cup semis on Tuesday.       ...
21:51, 2019-07-01

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

Pete Alonso shuts up Mets fans’ biggest fear MINNEAPOLIS — Jinx? Did someone say jinx? Well … there weren’t a lot of people using that word inside the Mets’ clubhouse the past few days. But it has certainly been a subject of conversation in those places where Mets fans gather to ruminate and restlessly wait for the sky to fall and the other......
13:17, 2019-07-18

Thornton shuts down former team, Blue Jays rout Astros 12-0 Trent Thornton shut down his former team into the seventh inning, Teoscar Hernández hit two of Toronto's five home runs and the Blue Jays hammered the Houston Astros 12-0 on Sunday....
00:00, 2019-06-17

PG&E Shuts Power to California Resort Area to Prevent Wildfires PG&E cut power to customers in a Napa County resort area, the first of what the utility has said will likely be numerous pre-emptive shutdowns this year to help prevent deadly wildfires....
16:00, 2019-06-09

Hong Kong Government Shuts Offices Ahead of Rally Hong Kong’s government said it would close its central offices Friday after protest groups called for demonstrators to surround the complex, as tensions remained high even after the city’s leader suspended an unpopular extradition proposal....
05:17, 2019-06-21

U.S. Says Saudi Pipeline Attacks Originated From Iraq U.S. officials have concluded that drone attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil industry in May were launched from Iraq, not Yemen, raising concerns that Iran’s allies in the region are trying to open a new front in the conflict between Tehran and Washington....
20:34, 2019-06-28

Belarus to finish pipeline clear-up by Aug. 15 - official Belarus plans to finish clearing contaminated Russian oil out of its pipeline system by Aug. 15, Deputy Prime Minister Igor Lyashenko said on Friday....
10:17, 2019-06-28

New lawsuit challenges U.S. approvals of Keystone XL pipeline Environmentalists asked a federal judge on Monday to cancel approvals issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada, opening another front in the legal fight over a long-delayed energy project that U.S. President Donald Trump has tried to push through to com...
01:51, 2019-07-02

Why the World Worries About Russia’s Natural Gas Pipeline A new natural gas pipeline into Europe from Russia is shaking up geopolitics. Nord Stream 2, as it’s called, worries leaders in Eastern Europe, has put German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the hot seat and has stirred the ire of U.S. President Donald Trump. Now the pipeline could become the target of ...
16:17, 2019-06-13

Druzhba pipeline: The dark side of Russian oil The oil pollution that has halted flows via the Druzhba ("Friendship") pipeline was deliberate, according to the Kremlin. But who might want to pull such a dirty trick? DW's Jo Harper has asked around....
15:34, 2019-05-21

French city shuts down public pools after two women wear burkinis Grenoble authorities said shutdown was requested by lifeguards at the poolDespite the unprecedented heatwave sweeping across western Europe, lifeguards in Grenoble have shut down the city’s two municipal swimming pools, after Muslim women went swimming in burkinis.The women went to the pools twice, ...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Google kills its Twitch killer—the YouTube Gaming app shuts down this week Enlarge YouTube Gaming is more or less shutting down this week. Google launched the standalone YouTube gaming vertical almost four years ago as a response to Amazon's purchase of Twitch, and on May 30, Google will shut down the standalone YouTube Gaming app and the standalone gaming.youtube.com w...
03:00, 2019-05-29

GrubHub shares jump after Amazon shuts down its restaurant delivery service Shares of online food delivery services GrubHub and Waitr Holdings jumped Tuesday after Amazon said it was shutting down its four-year-old rival service, which delivered restaurant meals to Prime members' doorsteps....
23:00, 2019-06-11

Ayesha Curry shuts down commenter who body-shamed her 10-month-old son: ‘Excuse you?’ Ayesha Curry appeared good-natured when questioned about her weight on a Tuesday Instagram post, but drew the line when the comments began body-shaming her 10-month-old son....
10:34, 2019-05-23

Italy's Matteo Salvini shuts what was Europe's biggest migrant center The Italian interior minister toured the Sicilian center with politicians and reporters, calling it a haven for drugs, prostitution and violence. Salvini has said he wants to deploy military ships to keep migrants away....
21:51, 2019-07-09

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

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion decision deadline is here The federal government is widely expected to approve the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion Tuesday — but even with a Yes vote, construction is likely weeks, if not months, away....
14:51, 2019-06-18

Trump says he is considering sanctions over Nord Stream 2 natgas pipeline U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was considering sanctions over Russia's Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline project and warned Germany against being dependent on Russia for energy....
20:17, 2019-06-12

Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion may start in September Construction to expand the Trans Mountain oil pipeline could begin in September, assuming the next regulatory steps go smoothly, the project's chief executive said on Wednesday....
22:17, 2019-06-19

Mexican president says Canadian pipeline contracts were ‘abusive’ The Canadian ambassador to Mexico wrote on Twitter Wednesday that the Mexican government appears "not to wish to respect natural gas pipeline contracts."...
18:34, 2019-06-27

Opponents of pipeline argue land was improperly seized GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Landowners in Ohio hope to convince a federal appeals court they were forced by a federal agency to sell their property to a pipeline builder sending large quantities of natural gas to Canada. At issue is the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s approval of a project allow...
14:00, 2019-06-06

Iran gas pipeline deal with Pakistan hampered by US sanctions Pakistan has backed out of a joint gas pipeline deal with Iran due to the threat of US sanctions. Pakistan could face a heavy financial penalty, as it promised to complete the project in a bilateral agreement with Iran....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Canada raises concern at G20 over Mexico pipeline spat Canada expressed its concern about a gas pipeline dispute with Mexico during the Group of 20 nations summit in Japan, but the matter could be resolved soon, Mexican Finance Minister Carlos Urzua said on Saturday....
21:17, 2019-06-29

UPDATE 1-At G20, Canada raises concern about Mexico gas pipeline row Canada expressed its concern about a gas pipeline dispute that has raised diplomatic tensions with Mexico during the Group of 20 nations summit in Japan, but the matter could be resolved soon, Mexican Finance Minister Carlos Urzua said on Saturday....
21:17, 2019-06-29

Canada approves contentious expansion of crude oil pipeline Canada has once again approved a contentious pipeline expansion that would allow the nation to diversify oil markets. The new pipeline has drawn criticism from environmental groups that fear spills....
10:34, 2019-06-19

Mexico's president defiant in row with Canada over pipeline contracts Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador pushed backed on Thursday against Canadian concerns that gas pipeline contracts awarded under his predecessor might not be honored, saying the terms of the agreements were "abusive" toward the state....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Canada reapproves contentious Pacific coast pipeline Canada's federal government has once again approved the contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion that would nearly triple the flow of oil from the Alberta oil sands to the Pacific Coast....
04:17, 2019-06-19

How eminent domain is blighting farmers in path of gas pipeline Compulsory purchase – or the threat of it – of property on the route of a pipeline for fracked natural gas has left a slew of grievances and lawsuits in West Virginia and VirginiaIn July 2015, Neal Laferriere and his wife, Beth, purchased a home in Summers county, West Virginia. The first time they ...
12:34, 2019-05-28

How the oil industry and Russia trivialize the Druzhba pipeline disaster The Russian government and European oil refineries have reported only sparsely and misleadingly about a big pipeline disaster that has sent customers scrambling for alternative supplies and led to refinery outages....
18:17, 2019-06-03

Keystone XL pipeline opponents again seek to block construction Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline asked a judge to again block construction of the project after U.S. President Donald Trump issued it a new permit....
05:51, 2019-07-11

Firm to reapply for hotly contested natural gas pipeline MIDDLETOWN, N.J. (AP) — An Oklahoma company says it will reapply to build a hotly contested pipeline that would carry natural gas from Pennsylvania through New Jersey, and under a bay and the ocean to New York. Tulsa-based Williams Companies says it will reapply for key environmental permits that we...
16:00, 2019-06-06

Appeals court rules in favor of Keystone XL pipeline An appeals court has ruled in favor of the Keystone XL pipeline moving forward by overturning lower court injunction, but U.S. construction is still delayed....
23:51, 2019-06-08

Court lifts block on Keystone XL pipeline construction HELENA, Mont. (AP) — An appeals court has lifted a judge’s injunction that blocked construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada. But it’s not clear whether the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ ruling Thursday will have any immediate effect. TC Energy, the company that...
19:34, 2019-06-07

RPT-Russia's Transneft says new oil contamination found in Druzhba pipeline - RBC Russian pipeline monopoly Transneft said on Thursday that more contaminated oil had been found at a section of the Druzhba pipeline from Belarus to Poland, the RBC media portal said....
13:34, 2019-06-20

Land swap may allow pipeline to cross Appalachian Trail ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A land swap with the federal government could allow a developer to install a natural gas pipeline that crosses the Appalachian Trail. The Roanoke Times reports details of the deal were disclosed Monday in a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing. The U.S. Department of th...
01:34, 2019-06-18

Inside the Victoria’s Secret pipeline to Jeffrey Epstein In 2004, Elisabetta Tai was a 21-year-old Italian model with big dreams. A month after arriving in Manhattan, her booker gave her an Upper East Side address and told her he had set up a meeting with the man who would be able to get her a gig modeling for the Victoria’s Secret catalog. “He......
18:51, 2019-07-14

Activists urge banks not to finance Ugandan oil pipeline A group of 30 international and local campaign groups have petitioned two banks to abandon plans to raise funds to build an oil pipeline to export Ugandan oil, saying the project would damage local livelihoods, water resources and wildlife....
14:51, 2019-06-07

Russian Pipeline Shutdown Shifts Balance in Oil Market The shutdown of a major Russian pipeline that sends crude to European refineries has fueled concerns of tightness in the global oil market, driving futures prices higher....
18:34, 2019-05-22

New Lawsuit Calls Louisiana's Pipeline Protest Law 'Unconstitutional' In Louisiana, pipeline opponents are fighting a law they say hinders their ability to practice free speech. A lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court Wednesday challenges an anti-protest law that could land a person behind bars for up to five years and $1,000 in fines....
07:17, 2019-05-24

Pipeline opponents challenge Louisiana law targeting protesters Environmental groups and demonstrators arrested near an Energy Transfer LP crude pipeline filed a lawsuit on Wednesday challenging a 2018 Louisiana state law that made trespassing near oil and gas pipelines a criminal offense....
21:34, 2019-05-22

Bulgaria, Greece start work on gas pipeline from Azerbaijan Bulgaria and Greece are launching the construction of a pipeline to transport Azeri gas to Bulgaria to ease its almost total dependence on Russian gas supplies...
11:34, 2019-05-22

Cargill shuts animal-feed mills in China as fatal hog disease spreads Cargill Inc shuttered animal-feed mills in China in recent months partly because the rapid spread of a fatal hog disease has reduced demand, a company executive said on Friday....
02:34, 2019-07-13

TRAFFIC ALERT: serious injury multi-vehicle crash shuts down intersection on eastside TUCSON – A multi-vehicle collision has shut down the intersection at S. Kolb and E. Escalante roads. According to the Tucson Police Department, serious injuries were sustained in the accident. TRAFFIC ALERT The intersection of S. Kolb Rd & E. Escalante Rd is completely shut down due to a mu...
19:34, 2019-06-27

City shuts down Staten Island trash hauler indicted in murder case The Staten Island trash hauling company linked to an alleged murder-coverup will be shut down in the coming weeks after city authorities voted Wednesday to deny its application for a new operating license. The city’s Business Integrity Commission unanimously nixed an attempt by the company, Flag Con...
06:51, 2019-06-13

Tana Mongeau Shuts Down Jake Paul Marriage Rumors 2 Weeks After Engagement Tana Mongeau wants to clarify that yes, she and Jake Paul are still engaged, but no, they have not yet wed. Two weeks ago, Mongeau announced on social media that she and the fellow......
07:00, 2019-07-11

Rocket-shooting drone, controlled by weaponized wet blanket, shuts down street party While drones can be used to do extremely cool things, like allowing you to have a sausage delivered straight to your hot tub, they’re also capable of serving the whims of total dweebs who would rather end a party than enhance it with robot-provided snacks....
20:34, 2019-07-17

Myanmar shuts down internet in conflict areas as UN expert warns of potential abuses A top United Nations official has warned of "serious implications for human rights" in parts of Myanmar after the government shut down mobile data networks....
19:51, 2019-06-27

Recently departed Mexico FinMin says pipeline dispute pushed him to go A Mexican state-owned power utility's move to seek arbitration over pipeline contracts was one of the final straws that pushed the country's former finance minister, Carlos Urzua, to resign from his post, Urzua said in an interview published Sunday....
19:34, 2019-07-14

Mexican power company CFE says pipeline firms agree to renegotiate The head of Mexico's national power company CFE said on Tuesday that he has met with companies involved in a natural gas pipeline dispute that has escalated towards international arbitration and that they agreed to renegotiate the contracts...
18:51, 2019-07-02

Montana governor says he’s open to idea of supporting Keystone XL pipeline Montana Gov. Steve Bullock said Monday during an online meeting about climate change that he's open to supporting the Keystone XL pipeline "if it's done right,'' a departure from other Democratic presidential candidates who condemn the proposed oil line from Canada as an environmental threat....
21:51, 2019-07-01

Trudeau approves contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion Construction to start this year, Canadian prime minister says, despite opposition from environmental and Indigenous groupsJustin Trudeau, Canada’s prime minister,has once again approved a hotly contested proposal to expand the crude oil pipeline it bought last year, providing hope for a depressed en...
17:34, 2019-06-19

Heavy rains limit operations at Oklahoma refinery, oil pipeline Heavy rains and storms slamming the central United States forced the closure of a HollyFrontier Corp refinery in Oklahoma and a portion of Tallgrass Energy LP's crude oil pipeline on Thursday....
07:01, 2019-05-24

Canada approves a pipeline expansion the day after declaring a ‘climate emergency’ Caught between environmental and economic concerns, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government said it will push ahead with the $5.5 billion Trans Mountain Pipeline project....
09:51, 2019-06-19

Iowa Supreme Court says crude oil pipeline legally permitted The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday said the Dakota Access crude oil pipeline was legally permitted in the state, dealing a blow to a group of landowners and environmentalists challenging the operation....
00:17, 2019-06-01

Engie Brazil CEO predicts Supreme Court will allow $8.6 bln gas pipeline deal The chief executive officer of Engie SA in Brazil, Mauricio Bahr, said he expects the country's highest court to approve the French company's $8.6 billion acquisition of gas pipeline TAG from Brazil's state-controlled Petroleo Brasileiro SA.....
19:00, 2019-06-06

Canada Reapproves Contentious Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion (TORONTO) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has once again approved the contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion that would nearly triple the flow of oil from the Alberta oil sands to the Pacific Coast. The approval Tuesday comes 10 months after the Federal Court of Appeal halted t...
12:01, 2019-06-19

U.S. waives fuel rule in Pennsylvania after damage to Buckeye pipeline The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Thursday it waived an environmental rule through June 17 for gasoline sold in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania after damage to Buckeye Partners' Laurel products pipeline....
22:51, 2019-05-30

Kinder Morgan moves ahead with pipeline connection to Houston Kinder Morgan Inc will go ahead with a South Texas pipeline connection that would transport crude from Phillips 66's 900,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) Gray Oak pipeline in the Permian Basin to delivery points at the Houston Ship Channel, the company said on Wednesday....
00:17, 2019-07-18

Russia resumes oil flows via Druzhba pipeline in full after contamination - RIA Russian pipeline monopoly Transneft said on Monday it had fully resumed oil supplies via the Druzhba pipeline following a major oil contamination episode earlier this year, RIA news agency reported....
16:34, 2019-07-01

Canadian oil pipeline congestion sets up lucrative storage play Upheavals in the Canadian crude market are providing unique opportunities for firms with sizeable long-term leases on Alberta storage tanks, a cluster that sources say includes Mercuria Energy Group and oil major BP Plc's trading arm....
19:17, 2019-06-09

NEB seeks opinions on Trans Mountain pipeline process resumption The National Energy Board has issued a certificate for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion after it was approved by Ottawa on Tuesday but is seeking input from affected parties and the public on its resumption of regulatory processes....
00:00, 2019-06-22

Louisiana landowners sue Bayou Bridge pipeline for trespassing and damage Latest legal skirmish in a long battle between activists and the company building the pipeline, which is also behind Keystone XL Landowners in Louisiana’s Atchafalaya Basin have filed suit against the company building the controversial Bayou Bridge pipeline for trespassing and property damage, claim...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Revealed: Trudeau government welcomed oil lobby help for US pipeline push Canadian government viewed Trump’s election as “positive news” for Keystone XL and energy industryThe Trudeau government treated Donald Trump’s election as “positive news” for Canada’s energy industry and welcomed the help of Canada’s main corporate oil group in lobbying the US administration, docum...
14:32, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 2-Mexico's president defiant in row with Canada over pipeline contracts Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador pushed backed on Thursday against Canadian concerns that gas pipeline contracts awarded under his predecessor might not be honored, saying the terms of the agreements were "abusive" toward the state....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Airlines complain about rates to ship jet fuels on Buckeye's pipeline Major airline companies have complained to U.S. regulators about fees to ship jet fuel on Buckeye Pipe Line Company's refined products line to New York City area airports, saying they have each overpaid between $900,000 and $1.7 million....
19:00, 2019-06-06

O.J. Simpson Denies Romance With Kris Jenner, Shuts Down Rumors He's Khloe Kardashian's Real Dad No character limit is going to stop O.J. Simpson from getting his point across. The retired NFL star joined Twitter last week and rather than fire off a series of tweets, he's been......
20:51, 2019-06-17

Fast-moving brush fire shuts down Six Flags Magic Mountain with guests inside Firefighters are working to control a brush fire that closed Six Flags Magic Mountain in Santa Clarita, California. Guests were told to stay inside.        ...
02:34, 2019-06-10

UPDATE 1-Cargill shuts animal-feed mills in China as fatal hog disease spreads Cargill Inc shuttered animal-feed mills in China in recent months partly because the rapid spread of a fatal hog disease has reduced demand, a company executive said on Friday....
04:00, 2019-07-13

Mass civil disobedience campaign shuts down Sudanese capital as death toll rises The streets of the Sudanese capital were mostly deserted Sunday, the first day of the country's Islamic working week, amid a mass general strike called by opposition groups....
11:01, 2019-06-10

UPDATE 1-Trump considering sanctions over Russia's Nord Stream 2 natgas pipeline U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was considering sanctions over Russia's Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline project and warned Germany against being dependent on Russia for the fuel....
20:17, 2019-06-12

MPLX expects to restart Ozark crude pipeline on Friday -traders MPLX LP said on Wednesday that the issue that forced the shutdown of its 360,000 barrels per day (bpd) Ozark crude pipeline from Cushing Oklahoma to Wood River, Illinois has been resolved, traders told Reuters, citing a shipper notice....
20:34, 2019-05-29

Canada set to approve hotly-debated pipeline expansion, Trudeau unlikely to benefit Canada looks set to approve a hotly-debated plan to expand an oil pipeline this week, people familiar with the process told Reuters, but the move is unlikely to help Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rebuild flagging support ahead of an October election....
20:34, 2019-06-16

Canada approves pipeline extension for second time, as Trudeau looks for more reliable purchaser for oil than US Canada has reapproved a pipeline expansion that would triple the flow of oil within the country, this as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned against sole reliance on the United States to purchase the energy source as unreliable....
19:17, 2019-06-19

Keystone XL pipeline: judge rules government 'jumped the gun' and orders halt District court judge Brian Morris rules Trump administration did not consider environmental consequences before pushing aheadA federal judge has ordered a temporary halt to construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, ruling that the Trump administration didn’t properly consider the envir...
14:32, 2019-05-21

EQM raises cost, delays timing of Mountain Valley natural gas pipeline EQM Midstream Partners LP said on Monday it had raised the estimated cost of its Mountain Valley natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to Virginia to $4.8-$5.0 billion and delayed the projected completion to mid-2020 due to ongoing legal and regulatory challenges....
19:34, 2019-06-17

U.S. Chamber of Commerce slams Mexican utility's pipeline arbitration move The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Monday criticized the Mexican state-owned power utility CFE's filing with an international court to begin arbitration with several infrastructure companies over pipeline contracts, saying the move could undermine investor confidence....
22:51, 2019-07-01

Trudeau’s Government Is Expected to Decide on Divisive Trans Mountain Pipeline Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s cabinet is deciding the fate of a proposal to expand a pipeline that links Alberta’s landlocked oil sands with the Pacific....
19:51, 2019-06-18

Pipeline spill spoils geothermal project announcement for Razor Energy The CEO of Razor Energy said the announcement had been planned for some time and it's a coincidence the company reported the spill of more than 10,000 litres of oily water on Wednesday....
16:17, 2019-06-28

UPDATE 1-Kinder Morgan moves ahead with pipeline connection to Houston Kinder Morgan Inc will go ahead with a South Texas pipeline connection that would transport crude from Phillips 66's 900,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) Gray Oak pipeline in the Permian Basin to delivery points at the Houston Ship Channel, the company said on Wednesday....
00:17, 2019-07-18

Russia's Saint-Petersburg exchange adds new U.S. shares, Uber in pipeline Russia's Saint-Petersburg Exchange has added 100 shares in U.S. companies worth a total $364.4 billion to its trading platform, the bourse said on Tuesday....
17:17, 2019-06-11

Colombia's Cano Limon, Bicentenario pipeline pumping halted after bombings Pumping on Colombia's Bicentenario and Cano Limon oil pipelines has been halted following bomb attacks in recent days, sources from operators Bicentenario and state-run oil company Ecopetrol said on Wednesday....
01:51, 2019-05-23

Nord Stream 2 builders forge on with gas pipeline despite renewed US sanctions threat Despite a new US sanctions threat, companies involved in the Baltic Sea pipeline are ploughing ahead with plans to finish the project by the end of the year. But are Trump's latest remarks more serious this time around?...
05:00, 2019-06-14

Canada approves contentious oil pipeline expansion, expects legal challenges Canada on Tuesday approved as expected a hotly contested proposal to expand the western Canadian crude oil pipeline it bought last year, providing hope for a depressed energy industry but angering environmental groups....
03:00, 2019-06-19

Canadian government says taxes from reapproved pipeline project will go toward green energy Canadian leader Justin Trudeau and his Cabinet have reapproved the Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion project, with government profits from the tax revenues and other funds to be put toward clean energy ventures, the Prime Minister announced Tuesday....
03:34, 2019-06-19

Tallgrass embargoes deliveries of shut Pony Express pipeline segment Tallgrass Energy LP said on Thursday it has shut down the south end of its Pony Express pipeline system due to flooding, and provided notice of a temporary embargo of deliveries....
09:34, 2019-05-24

Oil and gas sector cautious as clock ticks down to Trans Mountain pipeline decision The oil and gas sector is looking forward to what's widely expected to be approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion while acknowledging the decision won't solve all problems....
20:51, 2019-06-17

U.S. says Saudi pipeline attacks originated in Iraq: Wall Street Journal Drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil industry in May originated in Iraq, not Yemen, U.S. officials have concluded, drawing questions from Iraqi officials who have asked Washington for more information supporting the claim, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday....
03:00, 2019-06-29

Canada set to approve Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, Trudeau unlikely to benefit Canada looks set to approve the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, but the move is unlikely to help Justin Trudeau rebuild flagging support ahead of the October election....
20:51, 2019-06-17

A promise unfulfilled: water pipeline stops short for Sioux reservation After 25 years and a half-billion dollars, only half of the project’s water delivered to Pine Ridge Reservation comes from the Missouri River – unlike supplies for white ranchersUp until late last year, Ella Coleman, a diminutive, soft-spoken Oglala Sioux grandmother who lives in one of the hundreds...
08:34, 2019-05-23

Red Sox Give Up History's Easiest Inside-The-Park Home Run When Brock Holt's Body Unexpectedly Shuts Down This was an odd moment in Tuesday night’s Rangers-Red Sox game. Red Sox outfielder Brock Holt chased a Hunter Pence opposite-field smash toward Pesky’s Pole in right. Holt misjudged the ball on the fly and failed to haul it in, and the ball caromed off the low wall and back onto the track in deep ri...
08:34, 2019-06-12

As Supreme Court Shuts Down for Summer, It Announces It’ll Review DACA Protections for Young Immigrants Next Term Now that the current Supreme Court term has come to an end with a number of major rulings, the nation’s highest court on Friday announced that in its next term, it will tackle whether Donald Trump can end a program that protects from deportation young people who were brought to the U.S. as children ...
19:00, 2019-06-29

Ottawa won’t rush into sale of Trans Mountain pipeline to Indigenous groups: Sohi Canada's natural resources minister says the government is willing to consider bids from Indigenous groups for a stake in the Trans Mountain pipeline....
00:34, 2019-07-05

UPDATE 1-Michigan sues Enbridge in U.S., seeks to shut oil pipeline under Great Lakes The U.S. state of Michigan has filed a lawsuit asking for an Enbridge Inc oil pipeline that runs under the Straits of Mackinac in the Great Lakes to be decommissioned, a statement from Michigan's attorney general said on Thursday....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Canadian government to decide on pipeline expansion as Trudeau faces political peril The prime minister says fighting climate change, defending Canada’s oil industry and mending strained relations with its indigenous groups “go hand-in-hand.”...
15:51, 2019-06-17

Line 3 pipeline setback more bad news for Canadian oilfield workers: CEO of industry group The president of the Petroleum Services Association of Canada says a court ruling in Minnesota that could further delay Enbridge Inc.'s Line 3 oil pipeline replacement project spells more bad news for Canadian oilfield workers....
07:17, 2019-06-04

Trudeau meets with TMX workers, but announces no new details on pipeline expansion during Edmonton visit Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi and MP Randy Boissonnault spent the morning with workers at the Trans Mountain Edmonton Terminal....
19:17, 2019-07-12

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion approval ‘isn’t a victory to celebrate’: Alberta premier Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says while he is pleased with the federal government's reapproval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, it "isn't a victory to celebrate."...
01:34, 2019-06-19

UPDATE 3-Canada approves contentious oil pipeline expansion, expects legal challenges Canada on Tuesday approved as expected a hotly contested proposal to expand the western Canadian crude oil pipeline it bought last year, providing hope for a depressed energy industry but angering environmental groups....
02:51, 2019-06-19

Mexico's President seeks truce in legal process in dispute with pipeline firms Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday he was asking for a "truce" in the legal proceedings with natural gas pipeline companies to seek an agreement to an ongoing dispute....
16:51, 2019-07-03

UPDATE 2-U.S. cash crude market at Cushing weakens after pipeline outage -traders The U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude cash roll for June/July weakened on Tuesday after an outage on the Ozark crude pipeline, which runs from Cushing, Oklahoma, to Wood River, Illinois, traders said....
20:51, 2019-05-28

UPDATE 1-British Columbia cannot regulate Trans Mountain pipeline oil flows -court A British Columbia court ruled on Friday that the provincial government cannot introduce a law that would regulate increased flows of heavy crude through the proposed Trans Mountain pipeline....
21:01, 2019-05-24

Court to rule Friday if B.C. can limit bitumen in key case for Trans Mountain pipeline The decision is expected to be crucial for the future of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and Alberta's efforts to get oilsands crude to overseas markets....
15:17, 2019-05-24

Charges laid against Calgary-based Journey Energy over 2017 pipeline spills A Calgary-based energy company is scheduled to go to court this summer to answer to charges laid in connection with a pair of pipeline spills in 2017....
07:00, 2019-06-22

B.C. to appeal top court ruling it can’t regulate flow of bitumen through Trans Mountain pipeline The B.C. Court of Appeal ruled Friday that B.C. does not have the power to implement a permitting regime to control the transport of heavy oil in the province....
21:17, 2019-05-24

UPDATE 1-MPLX expects to restart Ozark crude pipeline on Friday -traders MPLX LP said on Wednesday that the issue that forced the shutdown of its 360,000 barrels per day (bpd) Ozark crude pipeline from Cushing Oklahoma to Wood River, Illinois has been resolved, traders told Reuters, citing a shipper notice....
20:34, 2019-05-29

Watch: Jets coach Adam Gase shuts down rumored Mike Maccagnan, Le'Veon Bell rifts New York Jets coach Adam Gase denied having a role in the firing of general manager Mike Maccagnan, while also voicing his excitement to work with Le'Veon Bell during a news conference Thursday....
00:17, 2019-05-24

Andy Cohen shuts down Twitter troll who implied he didn't send condolences to Lisa Vanderpump Andy Cohen sets the record straight after Twitter critic accuses him of not reaching out to Lisa Vanderpump following her mother's death.        ...
21:00, 2019-06-21

'Protesters as terrorists': growing number of states turn anti-pipeline activism into a crime Conservative lawmakers have put forward laws criminalizing protests in at least 18 states since 2017 that civil liberties advocates say are unconstitutionalFrom the Standing Rock camps in North Dakota to tree-sits in Texas, activists have attempted to stop pipeline construction with massive shows of...
12:34, 2019-07-08

Critics seek to stop Great Lakes pipeline run by company with poor safety habits Environmental groups say Line 5 poses a major threat and is run by Canada’s Enbridge which has a long record of mismanagementA coalition of environmental groups and newly elected Democrats in Michigan are seeking to shut a controversial pipeline through the Great Lakes they say represents a major en...
08:34, 2019-06-20

U.S. says it struck al Qaeda in Syria The United States said it carried out a strike on Sunday against al Qaeda in northwest Syria, calling the area a "safe haven" for the group to plot attacks overseas....
14:17, 2019-07-01

The Trans Mountain pipeline is a disaster – but Trudeau can make it right | Brian Cladoosby, Leonard Forsman, Teri Gobin and Jay Julius The pipeline poses grave risk to animals and Indigenous communities. As leaders of four sovereign tribes, we are calling on the government to say noIn February, Canada’s National Energy Board released its final report recommending approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, in spite of devast...
09:00, 2019-06-14

US urges new Syria peace strategy for UN US officials have called for the UN to "try other routes to achieving the political solution." The UN envoy for Syria has failed to make progress on a post-war constitution, once considered a priority for new elections....
04:17, 2019-06-28

Hezbollah cut down its forces in Syria: Nasrallah Iran-backed Hezbollah has reduced its forces in Syria as fighting died down though it still has fighters all over the country, its leader said on Friday....
00:00, 2019-07-13

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 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

Syria: At least seven children killed in yet another airstrike According to the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), at least seven children were killed in an airstrike against displaced civilians on Saturday on the village of Mhambel, in the outskirts of Idlib, in northwest Syria. News reports state that over 20 civilians were killed in this attack led by Government f...
01:51, 2019-07-08

UK says Iran tanker will be freed, unless it goes to Syria The UK has told Iran that an Iranian tanker seized by British forces off the coast of Gibraltar last week would be released, so long as it did not go to Syria. Iran has pledged to continue oil exports....
21:51, 2019-07-13

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

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

Verlander takes share of majors' wins lead, shuts down A's Justin Verlander struck out eight over eight innings and moved into a share of the major league lead with his ninth win, pitching the Houston Astros past the Oakland Athletics 5-1        ...
09:00, 2019-06-02

Chrissy Teigen shuts down 'baby bump' question with sensitivity to those struggling with infertility The 33-year-old model shared a photo of her and John Legend to Instagram and someone asked if she was pregnant. Of course, she responded respectfully.        ...
23:34, 2019-06-10

US says Syria is stalling peace, urges new way to elections UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States is accusing the Syrian government of stalling political negotiations and is calling for a new route to U.N.-monitored elections and a nationwide cease-fire. Acting U.S. Ambassador Jonathan Cohen said 17 months after negotiations were launched to form a committ...
21:51, 2019-06-27

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

| 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

Blast kills three in Syria's Sweida: governor A rigged motorcycle exploded in Syria's Sweida city, which the government controls, killing three people and injuring seven others on Wednesday night, an official there said....
06:51, 2019-07-04

Australia says 8 Australian children to return from Syria CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister says eight Australian offspring of two slain Islamic State group fighters have been removed from Syria in Australia’s first organized repatriation from the conflict zone. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday the eight children...
06:17, 2019-06-24

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

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

Oil supertanker bound for Syria detained in Gibraltar British Royal Marines and officials in Gibraltar have detained a supertanker suspected of carrying crude oil to Syria, in breach of EU sanctions, the government of Gibraltar said....
11:00, 2019-07-04

Syria-bound oil tanker detained in Gibraltar The government of Gibraltar says it has detained a large tanker that is believed to be breaching European Union sanctions by carrying a shipment of Iranian crude oil to war-ravaged Syria....
10:51, 2019-07-04

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

Gibraltar detains oil tanker headed for Syria The tanker is believed to have been transporting crude oil from Iran to Syria which would violate both US and EU sanctions. It may have been intercepted in Spanish waters....
13:51, 2019-07-04

UK may help release Iranian oil tanker if it gets Syria guarantee Jeremy Hunt asked Iran for assurance that detained ship Grace 1 will not go to SyriaForeign minister Jeremy Hunt said he told his Iranian counterpart on Saturday that Britain would facilitate the release of the detained Grace 1 oil tanker if there were guarantees it would not go to Syria.Hunt said I...
20:34, 2019-07-13

US targets al-Qaida militants in northern Syria BEIRUT (AP) — The U.S. military says it has struck an al-Qaida leadership and training facility in northern Syria where attacks threatening Americans and others were being planned. The U.S. Central Command said in a statement that the strike occurred on Sunday near the northern province of Aleppo. T...
14:00, 2019-07-01

Syria Hold India To 1-1 Draw In Intercontinental Cup Having lost both their previous matches to Tajikistan and North Korea, India were already out of contention for a spot in the final while Syria needed a win to get there....
05:34, 2019-07-17

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

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

| Clashes kill more than 100 fighters in northwest Syria More than 100 fighters were killed in clashes between regime and jihadist-led forces in northwest Syria, a war monitor said, as violence raged on the edge of an opposition bastion despite a September truce deal....
16:00, 2019-07-13

US calls for German ground troops in Syria A top US diplomat has formally asked Germany to send troops to Syria to help fight the terrorist militia Islamic State. James Jeffrey said allies needed to provide technical support for the Kurdish-led opposition....
07:17, 2019-07-07

Rights group says Syria co-opting humanitarian efforts BEIRUT (AP) — A leading international rights group says in a new report that the Syrian government is co-opting humanitarian aid and reconstruction assistance and sometimes using it to “entrench repressive policies.” Human Rights Watch calls on donors and investors to ensure their contri...
11:51, 2019-06-28

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

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

Supertanker suspected of transporting Iranian oil to Syria seized British Royal Marines detained an Iranian supertanker allegedly transporting oil to Syria in violation of European Union sanctions, escalating already high tensions between Tehran and Washington....
12:17, 2019-07-05

Gibraltar detains supertanker headed to Syria with Iranian oil A senior Spanish official said the operation was requested by the United States. Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency called the incident “an illegal seizure of an Iranian oil tanker.”...
04:51, 2019-07-05

Report: Syria holding 2 Lebanese security agents BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s state-run National News Agency says Syrian troops are holding two Lebanese security agents who crossed by mistake into the neighboring country. NNA reported Tuesday that the two members of the State Security Department were captured two days earlier while on a hiking tr...
12:34, 2019-06-18

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

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

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

Civilians in Syria's Idlib caught between front lines Despite a ceasefire, Russian and Syrian forces are continuing to carry out daily airstrikes on Idlib province in northwestern Syria. The main targets are often civilian facilities....
06:51, 2019-06-18

Tanker full of Iranian oil intercepted en route to Syria MADRID — Authorities in Gibraltar said they intercepted Thursday an Iranian supertanker believed to be breaching European Union sanctions by carrying a shipment of Tehran’s crude oil to war-ravaged Syria. A senior Spanish official said the operation was requested by the United States. IranR...
21:00, 2019-07-04

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

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

| 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

Syria: Germany rejects US demand for ground troops US representatives had requested Germany increase their military presence in Syria as the US plans to move its own troops out of Syria in the near future. Germany has said it is already making "significant" contribution....
23:34, 2019-07-08

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

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

Lebanon to attend Russia-backed talks on Syria Lebanon's president says his country is eager to take part in Russia-backed political meetings on the Syrian war because it wants to monitor efforts that may accelerate the return of hundreds of thousands of refugees in living in Lebanon....
19:17, 2019-06-19

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

Syria accuses Israel of 'heinous aggression' after airstrikes Syria accuses Israel of ‘practising state terrorism’ after strikes reported to have killed at least 15 peopleSyria has accused Israel of “heinous aggression” after alleged Israeli airstrikes killed several civilians.“Israeli authorities are increasingly practising state terrorism,” the foreign minis...
17:01, 2019-07-02

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

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

Britain may release tanker if Iran 'guarantees' oil isn't going to Syria The British foreign secretary said the Iranian tanker detailed near Gibraltar could be released in exchange for a guarantee that the oil would not be taken to Syria....
01:00, 2019-07-14

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

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

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

Cyprus struck by stray missile thought to have come from Syria Missile, believed to be Russian-made and fired in response to Israeli attack, sets hills ablazeA stray missile has exploded in midair over villages in northern Cyprus, thought to have been fired by Syrian forces in response to an Israeli attack.Authorities in the self-declared republic said the miss...
18:17, 2019-07-01

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

Israel Is Blamed for Deadly Missile Strikes in Syria A series of overnight attacks by warplanes hit Syrian and Iranian-affiliated targets amid escalating tensions between Washington and Tehran in the region....
16:51, 2019-07-01

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

Syria says Israeli airstrike kills 4 civilians, wounds 21 DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media says Israeli warplanes have attacked an area near the capital, Damascus, killing four civilians and wounding 21. State news agency SANA said the Israeli warplanes fired missiles early Monday from Lebanese airspace. SANA said the dead included a baby and that...
07:01, 2019-07-01

Scheer says Canada needs coast-to-coast corridor for pipeline construction In a speech laying out his economic vision, the opposition leader says having one dedicated route would make it easier to approve major new energy projects....
15:17, 2019-05-21

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

| 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

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

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

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

Oil tanker bound for Syria seized in Gibraltar for sanctions-busting British Royal Marines seized an oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday accused of bringing oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that could escalate confrontation between the West and Iran....
13:34, 2019-07-04

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

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

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

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

Omani foreign minister makes rare visit to Syria Oman’s foreign minister has made a rare visit to Damascus to discuss with President Bashar Assad ways of restoring stability and security in the region...
14:01, 2019-07-07

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

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

| 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

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

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

At least 544 civilians killed in Russian-led assault in Syria, rights groups say Syrian Network for Human Rights says two-month offensive has left 130 children deadAt least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people injured since a Russian-led assault on the last rebel bastion in north-western Syria began two months ago, according to rights groups and rescuers.Russian ...
05:51, 2019-07-07

Errant missile from Syria-Israel clash lands on Cyprus An errant missile struck Cyprus early Monday, skimming the densely populated capital Nicosia and crashing on a mountainside in what officials said could have been a spillover of an Israeli strike on Syria and a counter response....
12:34, 2019-07-01

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

2 ambulance workers killed in strikes on Syria rebel enclave BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rescuers say at least two ambulance workers and several other civilians, including children, have been killed in government airstrikes in the last rebel stronghold in the country’s northwest. The Syrian Civil Defense, known as White Helmets, said Thursday’s airstrike...
16:34, 2019-06-20

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

UN chief urges Russia and Turkey to stabilize Syria's Idlib Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is appealing to Russia and Turkey to stabilize the situation in Syria's last rebel-held territory in the Idlib province area, where Bashar Assad's forces have launched an offensive "without delay."...
04:17, 2019-06-19

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

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

Turkey says observation post in Syria's Idlib attacked, no casualties A Turkish observation post in the Idlib region of northern Syria was attacked by mortar fire launched from territory controlled by Syrian government forces, Turkey's defense ministry said on Saturday, adding that there were no casualties....
00:34, 2019-06-30

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

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

| 200 corpses found in mass grave in Syria's Raqa - official Two hundred corpses, including those of people believed to have been executed by the Islamic State group, were found near the Syrian city of Raqa, a local official and a war monitor said....
00:51, 2019-07-04

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

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

Exclusive: New chemical weapons team to launch first Syria investigations A new team established by the global chemical weapons watchdog to attribute blame for the use of banned munitions in Syria will investigate nine alleged attacks during the country's civil war, including in the town of Douma, sources briefed on the matter told Reuters....
21:34, 2019-07-10

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

UN chief urges Russia and Turkey to stabilize Syria’s Idlib UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is appealing to Russia and Turkey to stabilize the situation in Syria’s last rebel-held territory in the Idlib province area, where Bashar Assad’s forces have launched an offensive “without delay.” The U.N. chief expres...
20:34, 2019-06-18

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

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

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

UK to facilitate release of Iranian tanker if it gets Syria guarantees: Hunt British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt told his Iranian counterpart on Saturday that Britain would facilitate the release of the detained Grace 1 oil tanker if Tehran gave guarantees it would not go to Syria....
05:17, 2019-07-14

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

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

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

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

Germany must repatriate from Syria IS fighter's wife and children: court A Berlin court has ruled that Germany's foreign ministry should repatriate from Syria the German wife and three children of a suspected Islamic State fighter, in what a court spokesman said was the first such ruling against the government....
21:51, 2019-07-11

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

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

Syria: Humanitarian disaster in Idlib ‘unfolding before our eyes’ says top UN relief official Unabating violence, destruction and a downward sprial in overall conditions for the desperate people trapped in north-western Syria’s Idlib were in the spotlight as the United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator told the Security Council on Tuesday that “we are faced with a humanitarian disaster un...
01:34, 2019-06-19

Pope Francis and Putin meet at Vatican, discuss Syria, Ukraine A day before he is scheduled to meet with Ukranian Catholic leaders, Pope Frances welcomed Russian  President Vladimir Putin Thursday, speaking with him for just under an hour about a variety of issues....
22:17, 2019-07-04

Greece seizes record amount of amphetamine Captagon shipped from Syria Greek authorities have seized what they described as the world's largest single haul of super-charged amphetamine Captagon pills from Syria worth more than half a billion euros....
16:51, 2019-07-05

| Jihadist rocket fire kills 12 civilians in Syria: state media Rocket fire has killed 12 civilians in a regime-held village in northwestern Syria, state news agency SANA has said blaming former al-Qaeda affiliate Hayat Tahrir al-Sham for the attack....
20:17, 2019-06-17

'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

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

British Marines Help Seize Tanker Suspected Of Carrying Iran Oil To Syria British Royal Marines in fast boats and helicopters on Thursday seized a supertanker suspected of carrying Iranian oil to Syria near the Mediterranean peninsula of Gibraltar, the first such detention......
07:34, 2019-07-05

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

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

Tehran fumes as Britain seizes Iranian oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized a giant Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday for trying to take oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that drew Tehran's fury and could escalate its confrontation with the West....
05:17, 2019-07-05

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

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

Gibraltar Seizes Syria-Bound Tanker Thought to Be Carrying Iranian Oil Officials said the tanker was detained under European Union sanctions on Syria. Shipping monitors said it was also trying to skirt United States sanctions on Iran....
17:00, 2019-07-04

Royal Marines help seize supertanker suspected of bringing Iranian oil to to Syria A detachment of Royal Marines and the authorities in Gibraltar have seized a supertanker suspected of carrying oil to Syria in breach of European Union sanctions....
17:00, 2019-07-04

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

German firms sent weapons-grade chemicals to Syria despite sanctions — report Despite EU restrictions, German companies were involved in exporting chemicals to Syria, a report has uncovered. The ingredients can be used to make sarin gas — a nerve agent repeatedly used in Syria's devastating war....
22:51, 2019-06-27

| 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

Detained Iranian tanker will be released if oil isn't bound for Syria, UK foreign secretary says An Iranian oil tanker held by British forces near Gibraltar will be released if the United Kingdom is assured the oil will not be heading to Syria, London's top diplomat said Saturday....
22:34, 2019-07-13

Syria insurgents shell government-held rural Aleppo, kill 12 DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media say insurgents fired rockets into residential parts of the northern Aleppo province, killing at least 12 civilians and wounding 15. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Monday that four children were among those killed. The rocket at...
12:17, 2019-06-17

Carnage must stop in northwest Syria demands Lowcock, as attacks intensify After 80 days of intensifying attacks, many on health facilities, “the carnage must stop” in northwest Syria, said the UN relief chief on Thursday, noting that more than 70 civilians had been killed this month alone across the last rebel-held enclave of the country....
23:34, 2019-07-18

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

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

Royal Marines help seize tanker suspected of carrying Iranian oil to Syria Iran summons UK ambassador over incident off Gibraltar as tensions escalate over nuclear dealRoyal Marines have helped seize an Iranian supertanker suspected of carrying oil to Syria off the coast of Gibraltar, escalating tensions between the UK and Tehran as the agreement aimed at halting Iran’s nu...
21:34, 2019-07-04

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

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

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

Turkish outpost in Syria shelled from Syrian government forces area - ministry A Turkish observation post in Syria's Idlib region was attacked with mortar fire and shelling from an area controlled by Syrian government forces, causing damage but no casualties, the Turkish Defense Ministry said on Sunday....
12:17, 2019-06-16

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

Attacks on Turkish observation post in Syria's Idlib kills soldier: ministry One Turkish soldier was killed and three others were wounded on Thursday when their observation post in Syria's Idlib region was attacked by shelling and mortar fire, the Turkish Defense Ministry said....
23:01, 2019-06-27

North Korea, Syria and Myanmar among countries defending China's actions in Xinjiang Ambassadors representing 37 countries praised China for its "remarkable achievements in the field of human rights," just a day after a group of 22 other countries formally condemned Beijing for the mass detention of ethnic and religious minorities in the country's Xinjiang region....
08:51, 2019-07-15

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

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

Jeremy Hunt says Iranian tanker could be released if guarantees are given that cargo was not Syria bound Britain could help secure the release of a supertanker seized off the coast of Gibraltar if Iran provides "sufficient guarantees" that the cargo is not bound for Syria, foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt has said....
20:01, 2019-07-13

British Marines Seize Supertanker Carrying Iranian Oil to Syria, Causing Diplomatic Row (Bloomberg) — British special forces seized a supertanker off Gibraltar carrying Iranian oil to Syria in violation of European and U.S. sanctions against the war-torn country. Iran responded by declaring the action illegal and summoning the British ambassador to the Foreign Ministry in Tehran ...
21:34, 2019-07-04

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

Russian-led assault in Syria leaves over 500 civilians dead: rights groups, rescuers At least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people injured since a Russian-led assault on the last rebel bastion in northwestern Syria began two months ago, rights groups and rescuers said on Saturday....
08:17, 2019-07-07

Iranian tanker wasn't headed to Syria: Iran deputy foreign minister An Iranian tanker captured by British Royal Marines in Gibraltar was not headed to Syria, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Sunday in a press conference broadcast live on state TV....
13:51, 2019-07-07

Syria: ‘Deplorable’ violence in Idlib against civilians, humanitarian workers must ‘stop immediately’: UN Coordinator Acts of violence against civilians, humanitarian workers and civilian infrastructure in Idlib are “deplorable”, the United Nations Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Syria Crisis said on Friday, condemning them “in the strongest terms”.    ...
23:17, 2019-06-21

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

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

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

Syria air defense thwart missiles on the outskirts of Damascus and Homs: state news agency Syria air defense forces thwarted missile attacks targeting the outskirts of the Syrian capital Damascus and the city of Homs, Syrian state news agency SANA said late on Sunday....
01:17, 2019-07-01

‘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

Attacks from ISIS sleeper cells in Iraq and Syria could set the stage for a future land grab Remnants of the Islamic State are engaged in a campaign of violence, extortion, and terrorism in Syria and Iraq in an apparent effort to regroup after the disintegration of the jihadist group's land caliphate earlier this year....
07:51, 2019-06-30

George R.R. Martin shuts down 'absurd' rumor that he finished last 'Game of Thrones' books George R.R. Martin adamantly denied speculation that the last two books of his wildly popular series "Song of Ice and Fire" are already finished.        ...
15:51, 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

Syria: Ease suffering, save lives, UN Emergency Relief Coordinator tells Security Council “Week after week, month after month, year after year”, the Security Council has been briefed on Syria’s humanitarian suffering, and on Tuesday, the UN’s Emergency Relief Coordinator once again described “the latest horror facing civilians”, pleading for greater humanitarian access....
18:51, 2019-06-27

Syria’s Idlib ‘on the brink’ of a nightmare, humanitarian chiefs warn, launching global solidarity campaign The heads of 11 global humanitarian organizations warned on Thursday that the embattled rebel-held province of Idlib in Syria, stands on the brink of disaster, with three million civilian lives at risk, including one million children....
23:17, 2019-06-27

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

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

UN Human Rights Council stands firm on LGBTI violence, Syria detainees and Philippines ‘war on drugs’ The 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council ended on Friday with measures taken to address worrying developments in Eritrea, Syria and the Philippines, along with other issues of global concern, such as violence and discrimination against the LGBTI community....
02:51, 2019-07-13

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

Kim Cattrall wants to 'work with good people,' shuts down 'Sex and the City 3' hopes Kim Cattrall will never do a "Sex and the City 3," telling the Daily Mail she would rather "work with good people" than with Sarah Jessica Parker.        ...
08:00, 2019-07-18

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

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

Britain seizes Iranian oil tanker headed to Syria, furious Tehran summons British ambassador over 'destructive' action Iran has summoned the British ambassador in Tehran as the regime fumes after Britain seized an Iranian tanker on Thursday believed to be violating the European Union sections by providing crude oil to the Syrian regime....
16:17, 2019-07-05

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

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

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hunger crisis in DR Congo, Swine Fever in Asia, Venezuela death investigation call, updates on Eritrea and Syria This Tuesday, UN News covers: Growing food crisis in DR Congo; Swine Fever threatens millions of livelihoods in Asia; Human Rights Council told of persistent violations in Eritrea; and the humanitarian impact of on-going fighting in Syria....
00:17, 2019-07-03

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

Monday’s Daily Brief: US-DPRK relationship reset, ‘Horrific’ Kabul bombing, Anti-conscription plan in Syria, Climate change heat stress, Security Council in Iraq This Monday, we cover: Guterres welcomes possible US-DPRK diplomatic upgrade; Taliban attack hits schools; UN-Syria action plan on child soldiers; Climate change heat stress impacts economy; and first-ever Security Council visit to Iraq. ...
00:51, 2019-07-02

'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

'Jihadi Jack' feels 'guilty' over his parents being convicted of funding terrorism for sending him money in Syria The suspected ISIS militant nicknamed Jihadi Jack said he feels "guilty" that his parents have been convicted of funding terrorism by sending him money in Syria....
18:51, 2019-06-23

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

How to Help If Someone on Your Flight Is Having a Panic Attack For some people, boarding an airplane and flying somewhere is no big deal. Maybe it’s vacation, maybe it’s for work, but whatever the reason for your trip, you’re pretty much OK with it. For others, though, it’s not so simple. In fact, according to the National Institute of Mental Health, about 6.5 ...
17:51, 2019-07-16

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

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

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

Oil rises towards $65 on fears of U.S. attack on Iran Oil prices rallied towards $65 per barrel on fears of a U.S. military attack on Iran that would disrupt flows from the Middle East, which provides more than 20% of the world's oil output....
11:51, 2019-06-21

Man sentenced to 2nd life term in VA car attack An avowed white supremacist was sentenced to life plus 419 years on state charges for deliberately driving his car into anti-racism protesters during a white nationalist rally in Virginia. (July 15)        ...
00:51, 2019-07-16

| 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

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

Police: Kentucky man dies in dog attack GILBERTSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police say an autopsy confirms a man died in a dog attack in western Kentucky. State police in Mayfield said in a news release the autopsy performed on Brian S. Butler of Benton on Sunday indicated he died of sharp force trauma. The statement says two dogs located in the ar...
11:00, 2019-07-01

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

GOP running attack ads against NY Democratic congressmen WASHINGTON — The National Republican Congressional Committee put out new ads Monday asking New York House members in swing districts if they agree with a controversial new law approved by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state Legislature that provides driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants. The di...
01:17, 2019-07-02

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

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

How AI changes attack missions for US fighter jets and bombers Fighter jets will control attack drones from the cockpit, bombers will avert air defenses and real-time intelligence data will be available to attacking forces more quickly -- all due to new iterations of fast-evolving Artificial Intelligence technologies....
20:00, 2019-06-27

Trump Under Fire For 'Racist' Attack On US Congresswomen US President Donald Trump took aim at progressive Democratic congresswomen Sunday, telling them to "go back" where they came from in remarks that sparked yet another firestorm over his views on race......
05:17, 2019-07-15

Six killed, 105 wounded in Taliban attack in Kabul Taliban Islamist fighters killed six people and wounded 105 others by blowing up a truck bomb at morning rush hour near an Afghan Defence Ministry compound in Kabul on Monday....
03:34, 2019-07-02

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

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

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

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

Georgia courts (mostly) shrug off ransomware attack Enlarge / The latest victim of an apparent wave of Ryuk ransomware has managed to fend off paying attackers, but not everyone is getting away unscathed. (credit: Getty Images) A spokesman for Georgia's Administrative Office of the Courts has confirmed that the AOC's information technology team dis...
02:34, 2019-07-03

| Suicide attack at Somalia hotel followed by gunfire A car bomb went off in a hotel in Somalia's port city of Kismayuo where legislators and local elders were meeting, followed by gunfire, a police officer says....
22:00, 2019-07-12

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

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

At Least 50 Children Injured In Taliban Attack On Kabul At least 50 children were among nearly 100 people wounded Monday when the Taliban detonated a powerful car bomb in an area of Kabul housing military and government buildings, officials said....
18:34, 2019-07-01

Watch this kitten try to ferociously attack its owner Kittens are hilarious. They often believe they’re among the ferocious big cats, when in reality they’re just some of the cutest creatures on God’s green earth. So we’re not too surprised that this Twitter post by @_TakivaBreanna has gone a bit viral, as she captures her eight-week kitten lying in wa...
20:34, 2019-07-02

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

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

Suicide attack on hotel kills at least seven in Somalia Two journalists among those who died in al-Shabaab attack on popular hotel in Kismayo At least seven people have been killed in a suicide bomb and gun attack claimed by al-Shabaab militants on a hotel in southern Somalia, a security official said.Authorities said a suicide bomber rammed a vehicle lo...
05:51, 2019-07-13

‘I bit off its tongue – it was in my mouth’: the man who survived a bear attack Russian school caretaker Nikoly Irgit got a nasty surprise when he went down to the woods – and ran into a bear. Somehow, he survived to tell the taleName: Nikolay Irgit.Age: 35. Continue reading......
15:17, 2019-07-03

Woman launches homophobic attack on gay couple in the UK A woman hurled homophobic slurs at a gay couple in the UK before attacking them — and even encouraged a young girl she was with to take part in the tirade, the victims and police said. Simon Jenkins, 33, and his partner, Ben Drawer, 21, were holding hands as they walked away from a train......
21:17, 2019-06-17

Media freedom in the Balkans under attack, monitors say More than a third of all media freedom violations reported across Europe in 2018-2019 occurred in southeastern Europe, with governments being behind a half of them, media freedom monitors said on Wednesday....
00:34, 2019-06-20

Could Trump Use the Sept. 11 War Law to Attack Iran Without Going to Congress? Talk of purported Iran-Qaeda ties is raising questions about whether the Trump administration is laying the groundwork to claim that it needs no new legal authority to take military action....
02:17, 2019-06-20

Doctor sentenced in ‘ski rage’ attack on 12-year-old boy VERNON, N.J. (AP) — A doctor convicted of attacking a 12-year-old boy in a “ski rage” incident at a northern New Jersey resort must spend the next three Valentine’s Days in jail. A state judge handed down the sentence Thursday to Samuel Caruthers. The judge chose Valentine’s ...
15:51, 2019-06-28

Ruiz refuses to entertain Fury’s “bum” attack Andy Ruiz Jnr responds to criticism the same way he responded to Anthony Joshua's third-round knockdown on June 1 - with class The post Ruiz refuses to entertain Fury’s “bum” attack appeared first on Boxing News....
16:51, 2019-06-22

'Four horsewomen of the apocalypse': Trump in new 'Squad' attack Donald Trump has launched yet another attack on a group of Democrat congresswomen who have accused him of racism, calling them the "four horsewomen of the apocalypse"....
17:17, 2019-07-17

Thursday's attack not the first time Iran took down US drone Iran's shootdown of a U.S. drone over international airspace early Thursday morning drastically increased tensions between the two countries, but it wasn't the Islamic Republic's first attack on American drones in recent years....
07:17, 2019-06-21

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

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

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

Firefox zero-day was used in attack against Coinbase employees, not its users There were actually two zero-days -- not one -- combined into an exploit used in a spear-phishing attempt. Other cryptocurrency organizations were also targeted....
17:51, 2019-06-20

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

| 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

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

Why Ethiopian Leader’s Reform Agenda Is Under Attack Since taking power last year, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been on a drive to open up Africa’s second-most-populous nation. He has scrapped bans on opposition and rebel groups, purged allegedly corrupt officials, ended two decades of acrimony with neighboring Eritrea and put out the welco...
22:00, 2019-07-04

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

Trump slammed over attack on Democratic congresswomen The US president told Democratic congresswomen of color to go back to where they came from. Three of the women he targeted were born and raised in the United States....
11:00, 2019-07-15

Man Found Guilty Over Car Attack Outside UK Parliament That Injured Many A London jury on Wednesday convicted a man of attempted murder after he tried to mow down cyclists and police with his car outside the British parliament last year in an attack that prosecutors said......
00:51, 2019-07-18

"Go Fix Countries You Came From": Trump's Tweet Attack On Congresswomen US President Donald Trump on Sunday told unnamed Democratic Congresswomen to "go back" where they came from, prompting senior members of the party to brand him a "racist" and a xenophobe....
05:17, 2019-07-15

Brent oil up 6% in one week on fears of U.S. attack on Iran Brent oil rallied above $65 per barrel and was set to notch up a 6% gain this week on fears of a U.S. military attack on Iran that would disrupt flows from the Middle East, which provides more than a fifth of the world's oil output....
14:00, 2019-06-21

US hits Iran with cyber attack: Reports The US reportedly launched a cyber attack on Iran in response to the downing of unmanned drone. Cyber security firms have also reported a rise in Iranian attempts to hack US government agencies and companies....
04:51, 2019-06-23

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

Biden Comes Under Attack From All Sides in Democratic Debate Senator Kamala Harris confronted the former vice president in a searing moment over racial equality, and others attacked him on policy and generational divide....
15:34, 2019-06-28

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

Rocket attack on Iraqi oil facility injures 3 A rocket attack on oil facilities in Basra, Iraq, early Wednesday injured three workers, marking a continued escalation of incidents connected with the Middle East oil industry....
19:34, 2019-06-19

US Says Shooting Down Of Its Drone By Iran Was An "Unprovoked Attack" The Pentagon confirmed Thursday that Iranian forces shot down a US naval surveillance drone but insisted the aircraft was in international air space, not that of Iran....
15:17, 2019-06-20

US military releases new images of Japanese oil tanker attack The Pentagon said that the crew of one of the tankers, the Japanese Kokuka Courageous, found an unexploded limpet mine on its hull following an initial explosion....
00:51, 2019-06-18

U.S. military says Iran shoot down of its drone was 'unprovoked attack' The U.S. military confirmed on Thursday that one of its drones was shot down but said the incident took place in international airspace, challenging Iran's account that the U.S. aircraft had been flying over Iranian territory....
14:17, 2019-06-20

Triple suicide attack kills at least 30 in northeast Nigeria At least 30 people have been killed in a triple suicide attack in northeast Nigerian state of Borno, state emergency officials said on Monday, in the biggest mass killing this year by suicide bombers....
14:17, 2019-06-17