Iran’s Rouhani fumes at US after Ahvaz parade attack

President Rouhani says Gulf States, backed by the US, enabled the deadly gun attack that killed 25 ...
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‘If she’s gonna die, I’m gonna die with her’

Survivor of Ottawa tornado sobs as he recalls how winds almost tore his daughter from his arms.

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The Latest: Iran's Guard vows 'revenge' over parade attack

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on the fallout from Saturday's attack on a military parade in Iran (all times ...
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Palestinian detained on suspicion of planning terror attack

After police receive tip-off about suspect’s license plate, cops detains him in Afula; 21-year-old taken for questioning by Shin Bet; ...
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‘Russia is defining new rules to the game’

MK Shelah of foreign affairs and defense committee says Russia is using the plane crash incident to restrict Israel's movement ...
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Russia blames Israel for downing of plane by Syrian forces

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Defense Ministry on Sunday again blamed Israel for the downing of a Russian plane by ...
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US doctors indicted in opioid prescription bribery scheme

US doctors indicted in opioid prescription bribery schemeFive Manhattan doctors have been indicted for accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes from a pharmaceutical company in exchange for prescribing a powerful synthetic opioid, a prosecutor said Friday. The indictments come as the United States grapples with an opioid abuse epidemic that kills scores of people every day, and has been declared a national health emergency by President Donald Trump. Two employees of Arizona-based drug maker Insys pleaded guilty and participated in the investigation that led to the arrest of the doctors.


Botswana accuses US of 'encouraging' elephant poaching

Botswana accuses US of 'encouraging' elephant poachingBotswana’s President Ian Khama on Friday accused the US government of encouraging elephant poaching following its recent decision to reverse a ban on imports of sport-hunted trophies. Khama was speaking at an African elephant conservation conference in Botswana. “I want to take this moment to condemn in the strongest possible terms, the decision taken by… the (Donald) Trump administration who on the 1st of March this year… issued a memorandum that with immediate effect, the US government would consider issuing permits for certain elephant trophies from six African countries,” said Khama.


Intensifying assaults in Syria spark dual evacuations

Intensifying assaults in Syria spark dual evacuationsSyrian civilians in the last rebel-held pockets of besieged Eastern Ghouta have been urged to flee as Russia-backed regime forces storm into the beleaguered area near Damascus, with intense airstrikes killing dozens and causing thousands more to evacuate. Syria’s war enters its eighth year with another deadly assault also unfolding in the north, where Turkish-led forces pressed an operation to seize the Kurdish-majority region of Afrin. The operation has sent thousands onto the roads, with bombing of the city of Afrin on Friday killing 43 civilians, a third of them killed in a deadly strike on a hospital.


Gina Haspel should be arrested – not put in charge of the CIA

Gina Haspel should be arrested – not put in charge of the CIAHaspel personally oversaw torture at a CIA black site in Thailand, and she even seemed to relish the role. Haspel also oversaw George W Bush’s rendition to torture program and, unsurprisingly, many in the intelligence community that are connected to the US torture program are now leaping to her defense, saying that she shouldn’t be penalized now for just following orders back then.