Anti-Sharia law demonstrators with close ties to Trump hold rallies in cities across USA

An anti-Muslim activist group is rallying in numerous cities across the country, marching in opposition to Islamic law, which the group believes is a threat to American society. ACT for America, a lobbyist organization with close ties to the Trump administration that has helped pass state-level bills targeting Islamic law and refugees, organized the protests […]

Iran FM calls Trump’s condolences for attacks ‘disgusting’

Iran’s foreign minister on Thursday rejected Donald Trump’s condolences for deadly attacks in Tehran, calling the U.S. president’s words repugnant. Trump had said he prayed for the victims of Wednesday’s attacks that were claimed by Islamic State, but added that “states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote.” Mohammad Javad Zarif […]

12 killed dozens injured in a twin attack on Iran parliament and Khomeini’s shrine

At least 12 people were killed and 39 others wounded Wednesday morning in a pair of devastating attacks on two of Iran’s most potent symbols: the national Parliament and the mausoleum of the Islamic Republic’s founder, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. The Islamic State immediately issued a claim of responsibility; if that is found to be true, […]

1 dead, 22 injured as car rams into pedestrians in New York’s Times Square

A driver with a history of drunken driving arrests plowed through crowds of pedestrians on packed sidewalks along three Times Square blocks Thursday, killing one person and injuring 22 others, officials said, touching off mayhem in one of the world’s most famous and busiest plazas. The driver, Richard Rojas, 26, was taken into custody after […]

Why did Trump fire the FBI Director ? Cover-up of Russia investigation suspected

President Donald Trump made waves on Tuesday as the White House announced he had suddenly fired FBI Director James Comey, immediately sparking an intense flurry of reactions across the political world. Comey’s termination is on the heels of the FBI clarifying inaccuracies in a passionate and dramatic testimony Comey had given the week prior over […]

Iran coal mine explosion kills 35: state media

An explosion in a coal mine in northern Iran on Wednesday killed at least 35 workers and injured scores, state media reported. The blast occurred at 12:45 p.m. local time (0815 GMT) in the Zemestanyurt mine when workers tried to jump-start a locomotive. Ali Rabiei, minister of cooperatives, labor and social welfare was quoted as […]

Trump assures Abbas on Israeli-Palestinians peace deal: “We will get it done”

President Donald Trump committed the United States Wednesday to helping Israel and the Palestinians reach peace, telling visiting Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas: “We will get it done.” Trump spoke after welcoming Abbas to the White House for a meeting aimed at relaunching talks that have failed repeatedly to resolve the decades-old conflict. “I’ve always heard […]