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Strong eruption at Popocatepetl volcano on November 25, 2016. Photo by Toño Lorenzini via Facebook

Popocatepetl volcano erupts strongly sending ash plume 5 kilometers in the air

The Popocatepetl volcano in Mexico is entering an new phase of enhanced activity. After several explosions at night, the volcano had a strong eruption ejecting ash and gas 5 km above the crater.   At night, seven explosions happened at 00:14, 00:51, 01:37, 01:43, 03:16, 06:22 and 08:07 am, which increased…



LONDON (AP) — In Britain, Big Brother just got bigger. After months of wrangling, Parliament has passed a contentious new snooping law that gives authorities – from police and spies to food regulators, fire officials and tax inspectors – powers to look at the internet browsing records of everyone in…


Ukraine’s missile test plans near Crimea heat up row with Russia

MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) – Moscow protested against Ukraine’s plans to carry out missile tests near Crimea, which Russia annexed in 2014 following the toppling of a pro-Russian Ukrainian president, raising the temperature in the dispute between the two countries. Russian aviation agency Rosaviatsia said late on Friday it has received a…

Footage of arson West Bank. (photo credit:ISRAEL NATURE AND PARKS AUTHORITY)

Footage captures West Bank arsonist in the act

More than a dozen suspects have been arrested on suspicion of intentionally lighting fires that have ravaged parts Israel and the West Bank. Israeli security forces Saturday detained a Palestinian suspect who was sighted on security footage igniting a fire in the northwestern Etzion region as hundreds of wildfires ravaged…

The Agenda of the Mainstream Media Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Using fake news against opposing views

What worries me the most about fake news, isn’t that it’s fake, it’s that it’s being used by the left to try to silence opposing views. Take for example a story reported by the Los Angeles Times that included a professor who put together a Google document of “false, misleading,…


BREAKING: Fidel Castro has died at age 90, brother says

HAVANA (AP) — Former Cuban President Fidel Castro has died at age 90, his brother, President Raul Castro announced late Friday on state television. Source:


Family Escaping Fire Attacks on Israel

Arson-terror attacks in Israel: Harrowing footage as Yaakov Lehrman and his family escape the fire by car. He writes: “At around 2am this evening, terrorists set fire to my small mountain village of Beit Meir. They lit multiple blazes, surrounding the only exit from our moshav with a gulf of…

A fir burns in Haifa, Israel, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016. Israeli police have arrested four Palestinians in connection with one of several large fires that damaged homes and prompted the evacuation of thousands of people in the past few days. Police are investigating the causes, including possible arson. Windy and hot weather have helped fan the flames. The blazes started three days ago near Jerusalem and in the north. Hundreds of homes were damaged. Russia, Italy and other countries are assisting the Israeli firefighters. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

Israel On Fire: Where’s the Coverage?

The State of Israel is currently besieged with a massive eruption of wild fires. In Haifa, Israel’s third-largest city, 75,000 people — 25% of the population – have been evacuated from their homes. Blazes are endangering communities in dozens of locations across Israel, and Israel Electric has declared a state…


Terrorists Attack Israeli Bus Near Ofra

The Hatzolah emergency service of Judea & Samaria reports that terrorists in the Binyamin region attacked an Israeli bus late Thursday night (Nov. 24). Bus #463 came under a hail of rocks as it traveled near the Jewish community of Ofra. No one was physically injured in the attack. The…

Civil Defense workers look the area where a couple was killed after their home was destroyed by a mudslide in Arraijan on the outskirts of Panama City, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016. Civil defense officials in Panama say the country has already seen three deaths blamed on late-season Tropical Storm Otto. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco)

Otto weakens to tropical storm as it moves across Nicaragua

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) – Hurricane Otto weakened rapidly as it moved across southern Nicaragua on Thursday after making landfall on that country’s Caribbean coast as a dangerous Category 2 storm. It was the southernmost hurricane on record to hit Central America. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Otto had faded…

An Israeli firefighter helps extinguish a fire in the northern city of Haifa on November 24, 2016. (Jack Guez/AFP)
Members of Hezbollah attend the funeral of Ali Ahmed Sabra, a fellow fighter who was killed in combat alongside Syrian government forces in Aleppo, on February 6, 2016, in the Lebanese village of Jibshit. (AFP / MAHMOUD ZAYYAT)

Russia and Hezbollah ‘officially’ working together in Syria

Russia and Hezbollah have begun “official” military coordination in Syria at the behest of Moscow, according to a report published Thursday on a pro-Hezbollah news site. The pro-Hezbollah Lebanese website al-Akhbar reported that Hezbollah officials met with “senior” Russian officers in the embattled city of Aleppo last week in the…

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Israel fires: Tens of thousands flee as fires hit Haifa

Tens of thousands of people are being evacuated as wildfires rage through parts of Israel’s third largest city of Haifa. The fires follow a two-month drought and are being fanned by strong winds in the north of the city. Wildfires are also threatening homes near Jerusalem and in the West…

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SpaceX Wants to Launch Over 4,000 Satellites Into Orbit

SpaceX has filed an application with the FCC to launch a total of 4,425 satellites into space. These satellites would be used to bring high-speed internet access to the entire world. Elon Musk first announced this internet plan back in January. The core of the plan was to build a…

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sits across from Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif on July 1, 2015, in Vienna, Austria, before a one-on-one meeting amid negotiations about the future of Iran’s nuclear program. (Photo: US State Department)

Iran Has Violated Nuclear Deal Again, Says UN Watchdog

Last week, Iran exceeded its limit on heavy water for the second time since the agreement concerning its nuclear program was signed last January, the UN nuclear watchdog organization International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) reported. The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the agreement brokered by US President Barack Obama,…

Military operations to oust the Islamic State from its self-declared caliphate in Syria and Iraq are scattering the extremist group's fighters and supporters. (Photo: Representational Image/AFP)


Intelligence experts estimate that the Islamic State extremist group has between 60 and 80 operatives planted in Europe to carry out attacks, the Dutch counterterrorism coordinator said Friday. Dick Schoof said in an interview with The Associated Press that would-be fighters are also heeding messages from the militant group “asking…

Volunteer searching for ancient artifacts at the archaeological excavation conducted by the IAA in the Cave of the Skulls in the Judean Desert. Copyright: Yoli Shwartz, courtesy of the Israel Antiquities Authority.

Rare First Temple period document mentioning Jerusalem uncovered

Israel Antiquities Authority have uncovered a papyrus that includes the earliest reference to Jerusalem in an extra-biblical document, written in ancient Hebrew script and dating to the time of the Kingdom of Judah The find was revealed this morning (Wednesday, 26 October 2016) by the Israel Antiquities Authority A rare…