JERUSALEM/AMMAN — Israel launched air raids against what it called a wide range of Syrian and Iranian targets in Syria on Wednesday, sending a signal that it will pursue its policy of striking across the border despite U.S. President Donald Trump’s election defeat. Israel said it was retaliating for what it called an Iranian-sponsored operation
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel had no greater friend in the White House than him. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán was the only European Union leader to endorse him for president in 2016. And Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said he admires him greatly. President Trump has counted several world leaders as his fans, many
World leaders are standing united with France after a man armed with a knife decapitaed one woman and killed two others at a church in the southern city of Nice on Thursday. French authorities have opened a terrorism investigation and Prime Minister Jean Castex said the country’s threat level will be raised to its maximum
No group claimed immediate responsibility for the bombing, which took place while classes were happening at a madrasa in the suburbs of Peshawar, Pakistan. LAHORE, Pakistan — At least eight people were killed and more than 100 wounded when a powerful explosion ripped through an Islamic religious school in northwestern Pakistan on Tuesday, officials said.
French police on Monday raided Islamic associations and probed foreigners suspected of holding extremist religious beliefs — three days after teacher Samuel Paty was beheaded outside his school in a Paris suburb. Paty, 47, was murdered in broad daylight Friday by Abdoulakh Anzorov, 18, a Chechen refugee granted a 10-year residency in France this past
LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday, the U.K. must prepare for a no-deal break with the European Union unless there is a “fundamental” change of position from the bloc. Johnson said the E.U. was refusing to give Britain a trade deal like the one it has with Canada, which the U.K.
Armenia and Azerbaijan agreed to a Russia-brokered cease-fire in Nagorno-Karabakh starting Saturday, but immediately accused each other of derailing the deal intended to end the worst outbreak of hostilities in the separatist region in more than a quarter-century. The two sides traded blame for breaking the truce that took effect at noon (0800 GMT) with
Joe Biden and his party scored a huge fundraising windfall during and after Tuesday night’s acrimonious debate with President Donald Trump. The Democratic fundraising website ActBlue processed close to $8 million between 9 p.m. and 11 p.m. ET, according to the site’s live ticker. By 9:30 a.m. ET Wednesday, it showed that, since the start
28/05/2020 South Korea restores coronavirus lockdown restrictions after new spike in cases South Korea has reimplemented lock down restriction after seeing its biggest spike in coronavirus cases in more than 50 days. Parks, museums and state-run theaters in Seoul will be shut down for the next two weeks beginning Friday to slow the spread of