Iran 5.9 magnitude quake : Several killed , hundreds Injured. Aftershocks rattled the region

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck northwestern Iran early Friday, killing at least five people and injuring over 300 others, officials said. The temblor struck Tark county in Iran’s Eastern Azerbaijan province at 2:17 a.m., Iran’s seismological center said. The area is some 400 kilometers (250 miles) northwest of Iran’s capital, Tehran, the Associated Press (AP) […]

Flight 7K9268 : ISIS terrorist suspected of being behind Russia’s A321 crash over Sinai

STOCKHOLM – Danish terrorist Basil Hassan could have been behind the deadly crash of Russia‘s Airbus A321 airliner over Egypt‘s Sinai Peninsula in October2015, media reported, citing the materials of the investigation into another terrorist linked to the suspect. According to Denmark‘s DR broadcaster, Danish journalists have obtained materials related to the probe into Australian national […]

Iraq uprising: 10 protesters killed in Baghdad and Basra, scores wounded

Iraqi security forces shot dead at least six anti-government protesters in Baghdad on Thursday and killed four others as they broke up a sit-in in the southern city of Basra, police and medical sources said. Scores more were wounded in the clashes as weeks of deadly violence in Iraq over protests against an entrenched political elite showed […]

Ex- New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg preparing to enter the 2020 US Presidential race

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is strongly considering entering the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, a move that could greatly disrupt the field just three months before the first nominating contests. Bloomberg, the billionaire media mogul and philanthropist who served three terms as mayor of America’s largest city, is skeptical that […]

Iran cancels accreditation of UN nuclear inspector

Iran said Thursday it had cancelled the accreditation of a UN nuclear inspector after she triggered an alarm last week at the entrance to the Natanz uranium enrichment plant. The check at the entrance gate to the plant in central Iran had “triggered an alarm” raising concern that she could be carrying a “suspect product” […]

Airline says false hijack alarm caused Dutch airport alert

By PETER DEJONG and MIKE CORDER SCHIPHOL, Netherlands (AP) — An accidental hijack warning set off from the cockpit of a plane triggered a big security operation at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport on Wednesday night, a Spanish airline and Dutch military police said. Air Europa said in a tweet that the scare that sent emergency services […]

Impeachment inquiry: Trump’s son tweets name of alleged whistleblower

Washington (AFP) – President Donald Trump’s son published on Wednesday the name of the alleged anonymous whistleblower whose complaint fired the impeachment inquiry against Trump, breaking strict conventions for protecting officials who reveal wrongdoing in government. Amid calls by the president himself to expose the whistleblower, Donald Trump Jr. tweeted the name of a CIA […]