16 April 2015 18:44
The Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, slammed the silence maintained by the Palestinian Authority (PA) as regards the mass-arbitrary abduction campaign launched by the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) against dozens of the group’s affiliates in the West Bank.
Hamas leader, Dr. Ismail Redwan said in press statements: “We wish the West Bank apparatuses, which drain one third of the PA’s budget, could...
13 April 2015 15:02
The universe may not be expanding since the Big Bang as fast as it was previously thought, astronomers say.
The discovery was made by a group of scientists at the University of Arizona and recently published via two papers in the Astrophysical Journal.
The team, headed by UA astronomer Peter A. Milne, discovered that type Ia supernovae, used to measure distances in...
11 April 2015 10:56
US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter has threatened Tehran with war, saying his country’s bunker-busting bombs are ready to destroy Iran’s nuclear facilities if necessary.
“We continue to improve it and upgrade over time so that there is this alternative,” Carter told CNN on Friday.
“My job as secretary of Defense is to, among other things, make sure that the so-called military...
10 April 2015 17:05
Pakistani authorities have let the suspected mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai attacks out of jail on bail, drawing severe condemnation from India.
Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, who was released late Thursday, is the leader of the banned Pakistani militant group, Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).
LeT's charitable wing, Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD), has confirmed Lakhvi's release from prison, but refused to elaborate on his exact whereabouts.
Four months ago,...
10 April 2015 16:52
Police and medical officials in Iraq say at least 15 people have been killed and tens of others injured in separate bomb explosions that struck areas in and around the capital, Baghdad.
The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said six people, including fighters from the pro-government volunteer forces, lost their lives and 14 others sustained injuries on Friday noon, when...
9 April 2015 20:11
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Morteza Sarmadi and Hezbollah Leader Seyed Hassan Nasrallah conferred on the latest regional developments, specially in the crisis-hit Yemen.
Sarmadi and Nasrallah exchanged views on various regional developments, including the current situation in Yemen.
Also during the meeting in which Iranian Ambassador to Beirut Mohammad Fathali was present, Sarmadi briefed Nasrallah on the outcome of the nuclear talks...
7 April 2015 21:46
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has raised the alarm over the humanitarian situation across Yemen as the Al Saud regime continues its deadly airstrikes against the neighboring country.
“The humanitarian situation in Yemen is very difficult... (with) naval, air, and ground routes cut off,” said the spokeswoman for the ICRC in Yemen, Marie Claire Feghali, on Tuesday.
4 April 2015 8:49
More than 20,000 foreign fighters have fled to Syria and Iraq, turning the region into an ‘international school’ for terrorist, an alarming report found.
Fighters from 100 nations – more than half the countries in the world – have joined militant groups such as Al Qaeda and ISIS, according to United Nations.
Worryingly, the report warned if ISIS was defeated in the...
2 April 2015 12:21
The death toll from heavy rains and flooding in northern Chile last week has now risen to at least 24, as some 70 other people are still reported missing.
“I'm convinced that more bodies will appear," the mayor of the town of Chanaral, Yerko Guerra, said Wednesday, as more victims are found buried under tons of mud and rubble.
Heavy rainfall and...
29 March 2015 18:47
Iraqi forces continue to advance towards the center of Tikrit from the southern axis of operations, inflicting heavy losses on militants. Iraqi air force conducted airstrikes, creating a cover for the ground forces which advanced towards the municipality council. And then were able to take a few houses near Tikrit hospital.
The aim of the Iraqi forces is now to advance...
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