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Senators want Congress to OK military action in Syria

Posted on: June 21st, 2017 | No Comments
U.S. senators called on Congress on Tuesday to take back its authority to determine whether the country goes to war, saying recent U.S. strikes in Syria were not covered by...

White House says it retains right to self-defense in Syria; Moscow warns Washington

Posted on: June 20th, 2017 | No Comments
The White House said on Monday that coalition forces fighting Islamic State militants in Syria retained the right to self-defense as Russia warned it viewed any planes flying in its...

U.S. destroyer almost foundered after collision, bodies found: Seventh Fleet

Posted on: June 20th, 2017 | No Comments
The bodies of missing sailors were found in flooded compartments of the USS Fitzgerald, which came close to sinking after a collision with a container ship off Japan tore a...

Several injured after vehicle rams people leaving London mosque: witnesses

Posted on: June 19th, 2017 | No Comments
Several people were injured in north London early on Monday after a van rammed into worshippers leaving a mosque, witnesses said, in what British police described as a “major incident”....

McGregor can blast Mayweather, says sparring partner Lobov

Posted on: June 16th, 2017 | No Comments
Mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor has never boxed as either a professional or amateur, but sparring partner Artem Lobov says the Irishman will blast the undefeated Floyd Mayweather when...

Russia’s military says may have killed IS leader Baghdadi

Posted on: June 16th, 2017 | No Comments
  Russia’s Defense Ministry said on Friday it was checking information that a Russian air strike near the Syrian city of Raqqa may have killed Islamic State leader Abu Bakr...

Qatar says fighter jets deal shows deep U.S. support

Posted on: June 16th, 2017 | No Comments
A $12 billion deal to buy Boeing F-15 (BA.N) U.S. fighter jets shows Qatar has deep-rooted support from Washington, a Qatari official said on Thursday, adding that its rift with...

UK to hold inquiry into London apartment block fire as death toll rises to 17

Posted on: June 15th, 2017 | No Comments
  British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday promised a public inquiry into a fire that gutted a 24-floor apartment block killing at least 17 people, as the government faced...

Boxing: Mayweather, UFC star McGregor agree to August fight

Posted on: June 15th, 2017 | No Comments
Undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather and mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor, two of the most popular athletes in their respective sports, have agreed to a crossover fight in the ring...

Gulf crisis seen widening split in Syria rebellion

Posted on: June 14th, 2017 | No Comments
Confrontation between Qatar and Saudi Arabia is creating unease among Syrian rebels who expect the crisis between two of their biggest state backers to deepen divisions in the opposition to...