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Blackwater mercs found guilty of murder

Blackwater mercs found guilty of murder

​A federal jury in the United States on Wednesday found four former Blackwater security guards guilty of shootings of over 30 unarmed Iraqis in Baghdad in 2007. Nicholas Slatten was convicted of first-degree murder and the other three guards — Paul Slough, Evan Liberty and Dustin Heard — were found guilty of at least three [&hellip

Netanyahu pledges tough tactics after attack

Netanyahu pledges tough tactics after attack

​Israel has pledged a harsh response to attacks in Jerusalem. Police have flooded Arab neighborhoods a day after a man killed a baby and injured eight other people in an alleged car assault. Police clashed with youths in East Jerusalem on Thursday as protests continued after officers shot a man who rammed his car into [&hellip

Turkey to let 200 Iraq Kurds into Kobani

Turkey to let 200 Iraq Kurds into Kobani

Turkey says it will allow 200 Kurdish Peshmerga fighters from Iraq to cross its border into Syria’s restive border town of Kobani to assist in the battle against ISIL. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday that the regional administration in northern Iraq and the Democratic Union Party (PYD), a Syrian Kurdish group, finally [&hellip

NY doctor tests positive for Ebola

NY doctor tests positive for Ebola

A New York City doctor who recently returned to the United States after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the disease, city and state officials announced Thursday. Emergency room doctor Craig Spencer reported symptoms for the deadly virus Thursday morning, a week after returning from Guinea where he worked at an [&hellip

EU agrees deal to slash CO2 emissions

EU agrees deal to slash CO2 emissions

​European Union leaders meeting in Brussels have agreed on a new target for the reduction of greenhouse gases by 2030. Members also reached a deal on increasing the proportion of renewable energy used. EU President Herman Van Rompuy said early on Friday that leaders had set a new target for 2030, significantly reducing the levels [&hellip

Sudan’s Bashir urges national dialogue

Sudan’s Bashir urges national dialogue

Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir has called on the opposition to take part in national reconciliation talks ahead of the upcoming presidential election. “Dialogue is the only way to solve the problems about power sharing,” said Bashir in an address to the Sudanese congress on Thursday. Bashir called on opposition groups from different regions of the [&hellip

Pro-Palestine activist on trial in France

Pro-Palestine activist on trial in France

​The French government has prosecuted a pro-Palestinian activist for disregarding the official ban on anti-Israel rallies during its recent offensive on the Gaza Strip, Press TV reports. France has put the spokesperson of the New Anti-Capitalist Party on trial for his attempts to organize an “illegal demonstration” against the Israeli regime. Meanwhile, several demonstrators held [&hellip

Fatty diet may harm men more

Fatty diet may harm men more

A new research carried out at University of Texas has demonstrated that high-fat foods have more harmful results for male than female. Animal study shows that eating high fat foods causes greater inflammation in the brains of male mice. Researchers also found that the brains of females protected by oestrogen, according to research published in [&hellip

Prominent Sunni cleric demands Saudi King to cancel Sheikh Nimr death sentence

Prominent Sunni cleric demands Saudi King to cancel Sheikh Nimr death sentence

Molavi Abdul Hamid Esmaeel Zehi, Friday prayer leader in the Iranian southeastern city of Zhedan, sent a letter to King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia demanding the cancellation of death sentence for Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al Nimr. Molavi Esmaeel Zehi in this letter referred to the chaotic situation in the world of Islam and stressed [&hellip

Sayyed Nasrallah navigates Bekaa on foot: Golden opportunity to break ISIL

Sayyed Nasrallah navigates Bekaa on foot: Golden opportunity to break ISIL

Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah stressed that takfiri militants of Qalamoun and Arsal barrens “are incapable of invading any Bekaa region,” emphasizing that “our preparations are very advanced,” local daily Al-Akhbar reported Tuesday. During the “Annual Meeting of Scholars and Informers” on Monday, prior to the month of Muharram, Sayyed Nasrallah urged unity among [&hellip