Lebanon’s Iran-backed Hezbollah terrorist movement released an image Sunday of an anti-ship missile it says is "capable of destroying all military battleships."
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Global energy prices soared Monday after a weekend drone attack on key oil facilities in Saudi Arabia caused the worst disruption to supplies on record.
Iran has no interest in President Hassan Rouhani meeting U.S. counterpart Donald Trump on the sidelines at the U.N. General Assembly, a Tehran spokesman confirmed Monday.
Hundreds of thousands of rugby fans heading to Japan for the 2019 Rugby World Cup which kicks off Saturday have been warned to brace for their worst possible nightmare; a beer shortage in the host nation.
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61) docked briefly in Lebanon, the U.S. embassy in Beirut said on Sunday, as regional tensions continue to rise.
Iran denied Sunday it was involved in Yemen rebel drone attacks that hit the world’s biggest oil processing facility and an oil field in Saudi Arabia, just hours after U.S.
An Indian man disguised as an 81-year-old has been caught with a fake passport and stopped just as he boarded a flight to the United States, authorities say.
Left-wing Hollywood filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola is "embarrassed" by Boris Johnson's love for his bloody 1972 Oscar-winning film The Godfather, comparing the UK prime minister toIraqi dictator Saddam Hussein and Libya's Muammar Gaddafi.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has been asked by South Korea to bar Japan from using the “Rising Sun” flag at next year’s Tokyo games, Seoul’s sports ministry said on Wednesday.
New Zealand firefighters took to the streets of Auckland on Wednesday to offer their own salute to first responders died trying to save others in the immediate aftermath of the 9/11 terrorists attacks in New York.
French National Police appealed Wednesday for more victims and witnesses to come forward to help with their enquiries into alleged sexual exploitation of women and girls by disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein.
An island in Iraq home to Islamic State terrorists was annihilated on Tuesday night by almost 80,000 pounds of bombs dropped from U.S. and allied warplanes.
The U.S. Navy has asked the shipbuilding industry to pitch ideas for its planned fleet of corvette-sized unmanned surface vessels, according to a draft request for proposal announced on Wednesday.
New U.S. counterterrorism sanctions on a “wide range of terrorists and their supporters” were announced Tuesday night on the eve of Sept. 11 terror attack commemorations.
A human stampede of Shiite Muslim pilgrims at a major shrine in the Iraqi city of Karbala claimed 16 lives on Tuesday and left dozens more injured,the health ministry said.
An Iranian female soccer fan who set herself on fire a week ago after being banned from watching her favourite team play has died.
Aircraft from the Israeli Air Force (IAF) have joined allies from Germany, Italy and the UK in British skies to participate in Exercise Cobra Warrior.
Meghan Markle has been crowned Britain's top social climber by society bibleTatler which observed she had reached "the pinnacle of the greasy pole" in the space of barely 12 months.
A violent attack on a group of Israeli students in a Warsaw nightclubhas been condemned by Poland’s foreign ministry.
European Union (E.U.) parties to the 2015 JCPOA nuclear deal have failed to deliver on their commitments under the pact, Iran accused Sunday, a day after Tehran announced it will look to exceedits nuclear activity as originally agreed.
The streets of Hong Kong came alive once again on Sunday as thousands of pro-democracy protesters sang the Star Spangled Banner and called on U.S. President Donald Trump to “liberate” the Chinese-ruled city.
A former model has accused a modeling agent close to disgraced U.S. sex crimes suspect Jeffrey Epstein of raping her in 1990, as France pursues its own wide ranging investigation into alleged sex offences on its territory.
Israeli forceshit a terror cell Saturday in southernGazato retaliate for adroneattack that dropped an explosive device on IDF troops.
Royal Blush: Jeffrey Epstein, Harvey Weinstein Reportedly Guests at Party for Prince Andrew’s Daughter
Deceased criminal Jeffrey Epstein attended the 18th birthday of friend Prince Andrew’s daughter Princess Beatrice just days before he was arrested and brought to face child-prostitution charges in 2006, according to a report.
The Duchess of Sussex has reportedly taken a commercial trans-Atlantic flight in a last-minute dash to New York to watch her friend Serena Williams play in the U.S.
Former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe died Friday at the age of 95. His successor Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa confirmed the death on Twitter and offered his condolences.
Former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe died Friday at the age of 95. His successor Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa confirmed the death on Twitter and offered his condolences.
The amount of terror operatives at the disposal of Islamic State in Iraq has fallen to such a level that cows are being rigged with remote-controlled bombs and herded into built-up areas before they are exploded.
Tough qualification rules and a preferrence for skilled workers has seen the number of migrants granted permanent residency in Australia fall to its lowest level in a decade.
A large Iranian-registered shipping network created solely to transport and obfuscate the sale of Iran oil has been targeted with fresh sanctions by the Trump administration.
Thousands of Aussie meat eaters are planning to attend a mass community BBQ outside the home of a vegan woman who has been fighting neighbors over the smell of their outdoor cooking of meat and fish.
Iran said Wednesday it will honor the 2015 Obama-negotiated JCPOA nuclear agreement if it can sell its oil on the open market or get"$15 billion over four months.
Climate advocate Prince Harry flew to Amsterdam to caution holidaymakers and tourism chiefs about the damage being done to the environment by frequent flyers.
Former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott advised Britain on Monday to set a cap on skilled migration to avoid being "swamped" in a post-Brexit world.
A "devastated" Australian vegan has taken her neighbors to court alleging they deliberatelywaft barbecue smoke rich in meat and fish smells across their shared boundary fence and into her property.
Hurricane Dorian smashed parts of the Bahamas overnight with devastating 165 mph maximum sustained winds -- down from 185 mph earlier -- leaving a path of destruction in its wake, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.
The Royal Navy warship HMS Montrose has faced 115 confrontations with Iranian forces in the Gulf since the start of July, it was revealed on Monday night.
Hurricane Dorian has continued to build in strength over the past 12 hours and now has maximum sustained winds of 160 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC).
The Islamic monarchy of Qataris yet to confirm Israeli soccer fans will be welcomed into the country for the soccer World Cup in 2022.
An Iranian oil tanker blacklisted by the U.S. Treasury is steaming slowly near the coast of Syria. The ship-tracking website MarineTraffic.com reveals the Adrian Darya 1slowed to a near-stop on Sunday some 50 nautical miles off Syria.
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier asked Poles for forgiveness on Sunday for German atrocities committed during World War II, during a speech in Wielun, the first city to be bombarded by Luftwaffe in 1939.
The head of the United Nations on Thursday called for a meeting of key countries late next month to tackle the Amazon forest fires, which he called a "very serious situation.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has ordered his own department to remove gender-neutral signage on bathroom doors, lambasting them as "ridiculous."
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said his government will "boot out" a convicted child sex offender all the way back to his homeland Iraq once his prison sentence has been finished.
The Islamic State terror group might have taken a beating in Iraq and Syria but it remainsa global threat with up to $300 million in its coffers, U.N.
Tehran confirmed Tuesday an Iranian British Council employee, Aras Amiri, will have to serve 10 years in prison on charges of spying.
The United States must "take the first step" and lift all sanctions against Iran before President Hassan Rouhani will consider taking up Donald Trump's offer of a personal meeting.
An upbeat President Donald Trump said Monday a U.S.-China trade deal is in the offing and the two sides will begin serious negotiations soon.
American leaders "lack wisdom" and the country itself is "all brawn and no brains," the Commander-in-Chief of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), General Hossein Salami, said in an address that aired on Iran television Saturday night.
A fourth Royal Navy warship has been despatched by the UK for patrol duties in the Persian Gulf, in the wake of the capture of the Stena Impero and her 23 crew last month by Iranian commandos.
A terrorist bombing attack at a natural spring outside the West Bank settlement of Dolev on Friday morning claimed the life of teenage girl while leaving her father and brother seriously injured, Israeli officials said.
Iran’s president lamented his recent efforts at diplomacy with the U.S. have come to nothing, saying Thursday “talks are useless” as Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers crumbles further.
Long-promised new laws allowing Saudi women over 21 to travel without permission from a male guardian came into effect Tuesday.
Australia will join the United States and the UK in an international maritime coalition protecting oil tankers and cargo ships from threats posed by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday.
Former Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday night mixed up the name of the former British Prime Minister Theresa May with Margaret Thatcher – who left office in 1990.
Failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and daughter Chelsea have joined together to co-authorThe Book of Gutsy Women, in honor of a range of female achievers from scientist Marie Curie to climate activist Greta Thunberg.
Inbound tourism to Israel has soared to nearly 2.6 million tourists so far in 2019 -- a rise of nearly 10 percent against the same period last year, the Central Bureau of Statistics said Monday.
Possible campaign finance irregularities by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s former chief of staff Saikat Chakrabarti may form the basis of a federal probe, according to a report in the New York Post.
Iran seized another foreign-flagged oil tanker on Sunday morning for allegedly “smuggling fuel” to unspecified Arab states, local state media reports.
Antisemitic incidents have spiked across the UK over the first six month of this year, a report released Thursday revealed.
Islamic State terrorists should be brought to justice via a system of trials modelled on those used to convict Nazi leadersat Nuremberg in the immedate aftermath of World War II, according to a lead UN investigator.
An Australian school program is teaching young children about the boundaries for sexual consent by explaining they have the right to reject kisses and physical contact with their grandmother.
New British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s “familiarity” with Iran will help improve relations between theIslamic Republic and Britain,Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday.
Iran on Sunday slammed as "hostile" a UK push for a European-led naval mission to escort tankers transiting the Strait of Hormuz, amid heightened tensions over the seizure of foreign-flagged vessels.
"Sooner not later" is the mantra for Australia seeking to trade with the UK in a post-Brexit world, with Prime Minister Scott Morrison saying he wants a deal done within weeks of Britain exiting EU trade restrictions.
Iran should prepare to be hit by a range of UK sanctions in the aftermath of its seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf, according to media reports.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged all Europeans on Saturday to join together and renew the fight against racism and antisemitism as she honored the anti-Nazi resistance in her own country.
Australia has no intention of stopping the deportation of convicted Kiwi criminals to their homeland, despite a personal plea from New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern for the practice to end.
Iran's deputy foreign minister Abbas Araghchi denied on Friday any military drone was lost recently and suggested the U.S. instead could have downed its own "by mistake.
The remains of 22 servicemen killed on a Japanese-controlled island during World War II returned home to U.S. soil on Thursday, the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency said.
Australia will not soften its stand against illegal immigrants or refugees seeking asylum and government benefits,a report released on Wednesday shows.
The Western nuclear agreement with Iran "isn't dead yet," British Foreign SecretaryJeremy Huntsaid Monday, stressing he remains "totally committed" to deescalating tensions in the Persian Gulf.
Israeli politician Yair Lapid on Saturday challenged the U.S. to boot Turkey from the F-35 stealth fighter program for taking delivery of advanced Russian air defense systems in defiance of U.S.
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday the French air force will expand to includea space command to improve the country's defence capabilities.
Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison confirmed Saturday he has been invited by U.S. President Donald Trump to an official state dinner at the White House.It is the first such invitation to an Australian prime minister since George Bush hosted John Howard in 2006.
Global online retail giant Amazon was condemned in Germany on Saturday for allowing the sale of antisemitic books and pro-Nazi merchandise.
Thirty mosques and Islamic cultural centers in Germany are tied to the Iranian-backed terrorist organization Hezbollah, a Hamburg intelligence agency report reveals.
Donald Trump walked away from the Iran nuclear deal purely to spite Barack Obama, a leaked memo written by the UK's former ambassador to Washington claims.
Turkey set course for a clash with its NATO allies on Friday morning when the first shipment of a Russian S-400 missile defense system arrived, the Turkish Defense Ministry confirmed.
An unexploded American World War II bomb caused 16,000 people to be evacuated from the German city of Frankfurt on Monday morning after it was discovered by workers on a building site.
Germany has been asked by the U.S. to step up and join the battle against Islamic State terrorists in Syria, as Washington looks to NATO allies to share the load in the fight against terror.
Iran should consider seizing a British oil tanker in retaliation for UK authorities detaining an Iranian ship off the Gibraltar coast, aformer leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said Friday.
Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI), the Michigan Never Trump congressman who has consistently backed impeachment of President Donald Trump, announced Thursday he is quitting the GOP.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan cried "robbery" Thursday, accusing the United States of theft if it did not sell Turkey the advanced F-35 fighter jets it wants.
Christie’s auction house in London has been asked to stop the sale of a statue of "Boy King" Tutankhamun on Thursday, with Egyptian officials claiming it was stolen and should be returned.
Iran is ready to force the world to speak with Iranians only with respect and if necessary, Tehran will confront any doubters with the consequences of their actions,Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mohammad Javad Zarif warned Wednesday.
Germany announced Tuesday it will extend compensation to the surviving spouses of Holocaust survivors by nine months.
Police in Hong Kong clashed with thousands of protesters on Monday morning as events marking the anniversary of its handover from the UK to Chinese Communist rule spun out of control.
New White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham was reportedly roughed up by over zealous North Korean security forces Sunday as U.S. President Donald Trump made history by stepping inside the country to meet Kim Jong-un.
U.N. chief Antonio Guterres warned Sunday climate-related devastation is striking the planet on a weekly basis and global action must be undertaken immediately with U.N. agencies in the lead or else the earth is doomed.
President Donald Trump shook hands with North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un at the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone on Sunday, making Trump the first American leader to step into the isolated Communist country in what he called "a great day for the world.
A senior Pakistani lawmaker said on Sunday history is full of "U.S. strategic blunders" and Washington "must realize it cannot blackmail other countries for its own strategic interests.
Any U.S. attack on Iran will be met with a massive loss of life by American forces, seniorIranian military commanders warned on Sunday.
The United States was warned Friday it cannot unilaterally drop NATO ally Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet program as the partnership agreement specifically forbids it, Turkey’s head of Defense Industries Directorate said.
The Iranian atomic agency confirmed Monday the country will soon exceed the limit for its uranium stockpiles set out in the failed Obama-negotiated JCPOA nuclear accord.
The New York Times'decision to ban political cartoons after a furore involving a caricature of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was called "stupid" on Tuesday by French satirist Jean Plantu.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday spoke out in favor of "great" American wine when he promised toconfront France over unfair tariffs on the imported product.
The international edition of the New York Times will no longer feature editorial cartoons. The move to self-censorship follows the uproar sparked by publication of a widely denounced antisemitic caricature of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) has boosted the number of centrifuge machines used for enriching uranium at the country’s Fordow nuclear site to over 1,000 units, aspecial AEOI aide said Sunday.
Turkish officials launched a furious attack against Iceland on Sunday, claiming the national football team was given "disrespectful" treatment at Reykjavik airport with"racist", "rude", and "offensive" service allegedly meted out by local immigration officers.