Iran: Condemn 55 years of sentence for three women’s rights activists

The Women’s Committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran strongly condemns the medieval sentences issued by the clerical regime’s Judiciary for women’s rights activists Mojgan Keshavarz, Monireh Arabshahi, and her daughter, Yasaman Aryani

Several police officers shot with gunman active in Philadelphia

At least six officers have been shot after a gunman opened fire at law enforcement in Philadelphia. One suspect is barricaded in one of the houses and continues shooting, and another has reportedly been taken into custody

Corrections boss 'sorry', blocks accused Chch gunman's mail


The man accused of the Christchurch mosque shootings will be blocked from sending or receiving mail pending a review, Corrections' chief executive says

Assad warplanes drop nail-laden rockets on Syrian children in Idlib countryside

Assad warplanes targeted on Monday (August 12) the demilitarized zone (DMZ) in Idlib countryside, killing and injuring civilians, Orient correspondent said

Hong Kong airport cancels flights as thousands of protesters demonstrate at terminal

Hong Kong's airport has cancelled all remaining flights as several thousand pro-democracy protesters peacefully demonstrate at the terminal for a fourth day

Iran Captures Foreign Oil Tanker Smuggling Fuel to Arab States in Persian

Tensions have been brewing in the Gulf region after Iran seized a UK-flagged

French police and protesters clash in Nantes over man's death

Police and protesters clashed in the French city of Nantes on Saturday during a demonstration honouring a young concert-goer who drowned in the city

Texas Walmart shooting suspect identified as Dallas man Patrick Crusius

The man arrested over the shooting death of at least 20 people has been identified as Dallas native Patrick Crusius

Six bombs explode in Bangkok as city hosts major security meeting

A total of six bombs exploded at three locations in Bangkok on Friday and one explosive device was recovered before it blew up, a senior police officer said

Three Russian mercenaries killed in Syria

The Russian private military company “Shchit” (Shield) suffered its first losses last month in Syria. According to a new report by the newspaper Novaya Gazeta, three Shield mercenaries were killed on June 15.

Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed and wife Princess Haya in London court over welfare of kids


The estranged wife of Dubai's ruler has applied for protective orders in a British court using laws intended to safeguard victims of forced marriages and domestic abuse

Rescuers evacuate 700 passengers from flooded India train


Rescuers in India have safely evacuated all 700 passengers from a train after it got stuck in monsoon floodwaters between two stations near Mumbai

Erdogan meets Malaysian premier over breakfast

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday met with visiting Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad in Istanbul

Philippines earthquake: At least seven dead after 6.0 magnitude earthquake shakes islands

Two strong earthquakes hours apart have struck a group of sparsely populated islands in the Luzon Strait in the northern Philippines, killing at least seven people, injuring about a dozen and causing substantial damage

Philippines earthquake: At least seven dead after 6.0 magnitude earthquake shakes islands

Two strong earthquakes hours apart have struck a group of sparsely populated islands in the Luzon Strait in the northern Philippines, killing at least seven people, injuring about a dozen and causing substantial damage

Venezuela: Army slams opposition bid to rejoin Rio pact

The Venezuelan defense minister on Wednesday said the Venezuelan Armed Forces condemn the Juan Guaido-led opposition's plans to re-join the Rio Treaty.

‘Israeli missiles’ strike strategic hill near Golan Heights – state media

Missiles presumably fired by Israeli jets have struck a strategic mountain area of Tal al-Hara in the Daraa province of Syria, causing material damage but no casualties, state media has reported

Boris Johnson chosen as next British prime minister

In a long-anticipated move, Boris Johnson has been selected as the new leader of the British Conservative Party and thus, the new prime minister of the UK. He will officially succeed outgoing PM Theresa May

UK: Opposition Liberal Democrats choose new leader

Britain’s pro-EU opposition Liberal Democrats elected Jo Swinson its new leader

Syria: Assad, Russian airstrikes kill 50 in Idlib


The death toll from airstrikes carried out by Russian and Syrian regime forces Monday morning in the de-escalation zone in Idlib province rose to 50 civilians