After years of Israel’s refusal to recognize Armenian genocide which claimed more than 1 million lives, Knesset committee says ‘It is our moral obligation to recognize the holocaust of the Armenian nation.’
The fresh strikes are aimed at providing a more aggressive effort against the Islamic State in Libya, whose UN-backed government requested American assistance.
The Defense Ministry promises that the new armored vehicle ‘Eitan’ is the most sophisticated and well-shielded. It is capable of seating up to 12 soldiers, reaching 90km per hour; its development was catalyzed after a deadly APC incident during Operation Protective Edge and in preparation for possible Lebanon war.
The Russian military suffered its heaviest blow since it entered the Syrian civil war as rebel forces took out a helicopter returning from a humanitarian mission, killing all five of its crew; Territory over which chopper was brought down not controlled by ISIS.
Following the collapse of a high-voltage power line, road activity came to a complete standstill as traffic lights stopped working and disrupted the flow of traffic; Two hours later, light functioning as usual.
Turkey admitted on Monday there may have been some "unfair" treatment in its post-coup crackdown as it voiced anger at Germany for barring President Recep Tayyip Erdogan from addressing a rally in Cologne. Prime Minister Binali Yildirim told a top-ranking US general that his government remained committed to principles of law in its fight against coup plotters and called for Washington to extradite US-based preacher Fethullan Gulen "as soon as possible". Ankara accuses Gulen of masterminding the coup and says it is seeking to remove all trace of his influence in Turkish institutions.
The new Pokemon Go game could pose a security risk, says the IDF, as it risks leaking sensitive information such as army base locations and photographs of bases; Army issues directive forbidding soldiers from playing the new popular game while on base.
NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s government said Monday it plans to evacuate thousands of Indian workers who have lost their jobs in Saudi Arabia and cannot afford to pay for a flight home.