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Five dead in alleged Israeli attack in Syria


Syrian media reported on Sunday night that the T-4 airbase in Homs had come under fire from “hostile missiles”.

The official Syrian news agency SANA reported that the country’s air defense systems operated against a number of missiles that were fired at the base.

Donald Trump to arrive at Stansted Airport for UK state visit


US President Donald Trump will arrive in the UK on Monday morning for a three-day official state visit.

Air Force One is expected to land at London Stansted Airport at 09:00 BST.

Donald Trump says Boris Johnson would be ‘excellent’ Tory leader


Donald Trump has said Boris Johnson would be an “excellent” choice for the Conservative Party leadership.

In an interview with the Sun ahead of his visit to the UK, Mr Trump said: “I think Boris would do a very good job.”

Israel troops destroying Hezbollah’s last,largest “Conquer the Galilee” cross-border attack tunnel


Six months after the Israeli military declared an end to Operation Northern Shield; the IDF has begun destroying the final and largest cross-border tunnel dug by Hezbollah into Israeli territory.

The tunnel began in the Lebanese village of Ramiyeh and stretched one kilometer before infiltrating several meters into northern Israel, close to the communities of Zarit and Shtula.

UAE sends weapons to Libya’s Haftar through Israel


Satellite imagery showed two cargo planes that landed in a military base that belongs to Haftar’s forces in Libya after making stops in Jordan, Egypt and Israel

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has sent weapon shipments to Libya’s putschist leader Khalifa Haftar through Israel, according to a new bombshell report by AlJazeera Arabic.

In Defeat for Netanyahu,the “magician” Israel Moves to Hold New Election


Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu suffered a stunning defeat on Thursday after he failed to meet a midnight deadline to form a new government, casting a cloud over his future as prime minister and thrusting Israel into the chaos of a new election.

Just seven weeks ago, when Mr. Netanyahu basked in a postelection “night of tremendous victory,” he seemed invincible, confident that he would serve a fourth consecutive term and a fifth overall. Despite a looming indictment on corruption charges, he appeared set to surpass the nation’s founding leader, David Ben Gurion, as Israel’s longest-serving prime minister.

Israel and Syria exchange fire amid soaring regional tensions


20 civilians killed a soldier and several injured in Quneitra province after an Israeli air attack, says Syrian state media.

Israel has carried out a rocket attack in Syria’s Golan Heights region, according to Syrian state news and the Israeli military.

Islamic State: Iraq sentences French citizens to death


Three Frenchmen have been sentenced to death by an Iraqi court after being found guilty of joining the Islamic State (IS) militant group.

The men – named as Kévin Gonot, Léonard Lopez and Salim Machou by AFP news agency – have 30 days to appeal.

U.S. Is Prosecuting Assange for the Last Good Thing He Did


The truths revealed by the leaked material are clearly in the public interest, and were republished across the world.

On 23 June 2008, Robert F. Godec—then the U.S. ambassador to Tunisia—sent a classified cable back to the State Department on the corruption among the country’s ruling class.

Polish priest blames ‘devil’ as he’s confronted by alleged victim whose life was ruined


“Father, I wanted to look you in the eye … I wanted to ask you why?” demands Anna Misiewicz as she confronts the parish priest she says abused her when she was just seven and eight years old.

“You touched me where you were not supposed to, my private parts,” Misiewicz says, matter-of-factly, telling him that his actions “really scarred my adult life deeply.”

Netanyahu Prepares for New Election Amid Deadlock With Lieberman

The prime minister says he will convene all party heads in ‘last-ditch effort’ to stave off new election. Likud says the ultra-Orthodox have accepted the prime minister’s proposal and that the ball is in Lieberman’s court

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu believes that former Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman has decided not to enter a government headed by him no matter what, and that he is trying to rile the ultra-Orthodox parties to the point that they won’t compromise on the contentious military draft bill in order to force a new election.

Monaco GP: Lewis Hamilton beats Max Verstappen

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Lewis Hamilton held off Max Verstappen, and survived a late collision with the Red Bull driver, to win a nail-biting Monaco Grand Prix.

The world champion was left struggling with the tyres on his Mercedes after fitting softer rubber than the Dutchman at pit stops during an early safety-car period.

Iran sounds war drums : vows no surrender – even if bombed by ‘enemies’


War rhetoric ratchets up again as Iranian president says his people will never give up the fight for their independence.

Iran will not surrender to US pressure and will never abandon its goals even if it is attacked, President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday.

Supreme leader criticizes Iran’s politicians amid US tensions


Irans supreme leader publicly chastised the country’s president and foreign minister on Wednesday, saying he disagreed with the implementation of the 2015 nuclear deal they negotiated with world powers.

The extraordinary comments by Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the first time he’s criticized both politicians by name, came amid tensions with the United States a year after Washington’s withdrawal from the accord.

Haftar digs in, tells French President: No ceasefire in Tripoli for now

 Haftar has  told Macron that he wanted to rid the capital of militias that had “infested” the U.N.-backed government.

A French presidential official told Reuters that the distrust we see between the Libyan actors is stronger than ever today.

Vincent Lambert: Life support must resume after court reverses ruling


A French court has ordered doctors to resume life support for a quadriplegic man whose case has become central to the right-to-die debate in France.

Doctors had begun switching off life support for Vincent Lambert, 42, on Monday, before the court order.