Monday, July 16, 2018

Hawkish US senators introduce new Iran legislation

  A group of US senators has introduced a bill that would allow a congressional review of any deal with Iran over its nuclear enrichment...

U.S. begins vetting Syrian rebels for military training: Pentagon

The U.S. military has begun vetting a group of Syrian rebels eligible for training and assistance in the fight against Islamic State militants, a...

U.S. intelligence chief warns of “home-grown extremists”

A top U.S. intelligence official warned on Thursday that home-grown "violent extremists" continue to pose the most likely threat to U.S. homeland security. Director of...

Boris Nemtsov, Putin Foe, Is Shot Dead in Shadow of Kremlin

Boris Y. Nemtsov, a prominent Russian opposition leader and former first deputy prime minister, was shot dead Friday evening in central Moscow in the...

Syria domestic, exiled opposition agree crisis roadmap

Syria's main domestic and exiled opposition groups said Friday they had agreed a joint draft roadmap for the first time calling for a transitional...

Nigeria’s president visits massacre site, as 35 killed in bombings

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday visited the scene of what is feared to be Boko Haram's worst massacre and vowed that the insurgency...

Turkish police detain suicide bomber near U.S. consulate in Istanbul

Turkish police detained a man threatening to detonate a suicide bomb in front of the U.S. consulate in Istanbul on Friday, local media said. The...

Foreign shop owner set alight in South Africa

Nine arrested in Johannesburg suburb as xenophobic attacks on foreigners sweep Rainbow Nation. Police in South Africa say nine people have been arrested after a...

Mexico captures most wanted drug kingpin ‘La Tuta’

Mexican authorities have captured the top leader of a major drug cartel, who has been wanted for years, Al Jazeera has learned. Servando Gomez Martinez,...

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France revels in Les Bleus’ World Cup victory

Jubilant celebrations erupted throughout the country Sunday as France beat Croatia to win the World Cup. Follow coverage of the reactions to Les Bleus'...

Obama to attend his sister’s event in Kenya before heading to South Africa

Former President Barack Obama is visiting his father’s homeland of Kenya before heading to South Africa, where he’ll take part in events honoring Nelson...

Against tremendous odds, Abdi Nor Iftin made it from war-ravaged Somalia to America

Now a Maine resident, he tells his harrowing tale in his new memoir. “Call Me American” tells of a Somali boy, the son of nomadic...