Israel accuses Obama administration of helping craft, push UN censure

Israel accuses Obama administration of helping craft, push UN censure

Israel’s government publicly accused the Obama administration Sunday of helping create and push the recently passed United Nations resolution condemning settlement activity, with a top official telling Fox News they have “ironclad information” on the U.S. government’s involvement. “We have...
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Netanyahu summons US ambassador to protest UN vote

Netanyahu summons US ambassador to protest UN vote

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu summoned the American ambassador Sunday to protest the Obama administration’s role in allowing an anti-settlement resolution to pass the U.N. Security Council, as his government accused the U.S. of helping orchestrat...
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Iran to begin gas injection into new, advanced centrifuges

Iran to begin gas injection into new, advanced centrifuges

Tehran insists move is permitted under 2015 nuclear deal which allows R&D on IR-8s, capable of enriching uranium 20 times faster than previous machines. Iran’s nuclear energy agency indicated Tuesday that Tehran would soon begin injecting gas into the la...
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Fires Are Finally Out, But Tallies Are Devastating

Fires Are Finally Out, But Tallies Are Devastating

The blazing brush fires which consumed Israel in the past week have finally been quenched, but the damage done is staggering, officials say. While Israel downgraded its state of emergency and sent most of its firefighters back to regular duty...
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UNESCO’s executive board adopts Jerusalem resolution

UNESCO’s executive board adopts Jerusalem resolution

Despite last-ditch Israeli efforts, motion ignoring Jewish and Christian historical ties to holy sites is ratified by cultural body. In spite of an Israeli effort to delay a final vote, the UN cultural agency on Tuesday adopted a controversial Arab-sponsored.....
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Putin cancels Paris trip as diplomatic crisis over Syria deepens

Putin cancels Paris trip as diplomatic crisis over Syria deepens

Vladimir Putin has cancelled a trip to Paris next week after the French government accused Russian and Syrian government forces of committing war crimes in Aleppo, amid a deepening diplomatic rift over the conflict there. “The president has decided to...
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Dozens injured after commuter train derails east of New York City

Dozens injured after commuter train derails east of New York City

NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Dozens of people were injured Saturday when a commuter train hit a work train east of New York City and derailed, officials said. The eastbound Long Island Rail Road train derailed east of New...
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Russia has dispatched three warships off the Syrian coast

Russia has dispatched three warships off the Syrian coast

The Russian Navy says one of its corvettes is heading to the Mediterranean Sea to join the country’s group of warships in the region. A spokesman for the Black Sea Fleet said the Mirazh, armed with Malakhit cruise missiles, left...
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Kabul university attack: 13 killed as gunmen open fire on campus

Kabul university attack: 13 killed as gunmen open fire on campus

Student Farim Ahmad was in his final class of the day at Kabul’s American University of Afghanistanwhen he heard the first blast. Other students, who had already finished, were gathering in the cafeteria. Then came the smoke, fire and confusion....
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Pentagon: US ready to down Syrian, Russian jets

Pentagon: US ready to down Syrian, Russian jets

The warning came after US fighter jets had tried to engage Syrian Arab Air Force aircraft in Syria last week, but the showdown was avoided as government planes left before the Americans arrived. The Pentagon has announced that the USA...
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Moscow: Russia to Use Iran’s Hamadan Airbase in Syria’s Future Missions

Moscow: Russia to Use Iran’s Hamadan Airbase in Syria’s Future Missions

“The Russian aircraft which flew missions from the Iranian Hamadan Airbase against terrorist targets in Syria have successfully completed [their tasks]. The warplanes are currently back in the Russian Federation,” Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Ko...
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Gaza militant rocket hits Israel, Israel responds with air strikes, shells

Gaza militant rocket hits Israel, Israel responds with air strikes, shells

Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip launched a rocket that landed in the Israeli border town of Sderot on Sunday and Israeli aircraft and tanks responded by shelling the Gaza town of Beit Hanoun, the army and police said. The...
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Top US commander warns Damascus & Moscow against operations near American positions

Top US commander warns Damascus & Moscow against operations near American positions

Counter measures will be taken by US troops in case they “feel threatened” by Syrian or Russian air forces, according to a senior US military official. The warning comes in the wake of a recent incident with Syrian warplanes attacking...
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Suicide Bombers Hit Libyan Troops in Sirte, Kill at Least 10

Suicide Bombers Hit Libyan Troops in Sirte, Kill at Least 10

Islamic State suicide bombers attacked Libya’s pro-government forces in the IS group’s former stronghold city of Sirte on Thursday, detonating two cars bombs that killed at least 10 troops, officials said. Ahmed Hadia, a spokesman for troops loyal ...
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Yemen rebels used talks to rearm, says coalition

Yemen rebels used talks to rearm, says coalition

RIYADH (AFP) – The Saudi-led coalition battling rebels in Yemen accused the militants on Tuesday of using peace negotiations to rearm, after an escalation of fighting following the talks’ suspension. “They were deceiving people by this nego...
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JFK airport: All-clear given after report of shots fired

JFK airport: All-clear given after report of shots fired

New York (CNN)Police have given the all-clear at John F. Kennedy International Airport after reports of shots fired Sunday night inside Terminal 8, a New York law enforcement official told CNN. Two people reported hearing what they thought were shots fired,.....
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