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Iran Experts Body head passes away

Iran Experts Body head passes away

Chairman of Iran’s Assembly of Experts Ayatollah Mohammad-Reza Mahdavi Kani has passed away following a months-long coma. The 83-year-old veteran politician died in a hospital in the capital city of Tehran on Tuesday morning. Ayatollah Mahdavi Kani had gone into a coma on June 4 due to a major heart attack. He was elected as [&hellip

Car bombs kill 37 in Baghdad

Car bombs kill 37 in Baghdad

At least 37 people have been killed and dozens more injured as two separate car bombs rock Iraq’s capital Baghdad. At least 27 people were killed and 37 others injured after a car bomb exploded near a service station in Baghdad’s central district of Karrada on Wednesday. A further 10 people were killed and 29 others [&hellip

Yemen Ansarullah forces secure town

Yemen Ansarullah forces secure town

Yemen’s Ansarullah fighters have flushed out al-Qaeda-linked Takfiri militants from the southern town of Yarim, where residents say calm has returned. The town, located in the southern Ibb governorate, was liberated by Ansarullah fighters, also known as Houthis, over the weekend, prompting residents to start safely returning to their homes. Meanwhile, the Houthis say they [&hellip

Anti-police demos held in 60 US cities

Anti-police demos held in 60 US cities

Several hundred Americans took to streets on Wednesday in nearly 60 cities across the United States protesting against police brutality. The protests were held as part of the event dubbed “National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality” which was organized by the Stop Mass Incarceration Network. In New York, the rally began at Union [&hellip

‘No further talks may be held in HK’

‘No further talks may be held in HK’

Leaders of Hong Kong’s anti-election law student protests say they may not take part in further talks with the government, a day after negotiations were held between the two sides. On Wednesday, representatives of student protesters said demonstrations would continue until their demands were met and they were allowed to determine who could run for [&hellip

US on high alert after Canada shooting

US on high alert after Canada shooting

​The United States put its air defense on alert and placed its embassy in Ottawa on lockdown following shooting incidents in Canada including one inside its parliament building. The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) is taking “appropriate” measures to ensure quick reaction to “any incidents involving aviation in Canada,” said a US defense official, [&hellip

Iraq’s KRG to send fighters to Kobani

Iraq’s KRG to send fighters to Kobani

The parliament of Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has agreed to send its Peshmerga fighters to the strategic Syrian town of Kobani to join the fight against ISIL Takfiri militants. On Wednesday, the parliament of the semi-autonomous region voted to authorize sending Kurdish fighters to Kobani, known as Ain al-Arab in Arabic. The first phase [&hellip

Ebola death toll tops 4,877: WHO

Ebola death toll tops 4,877: WHO

The Ebola epidemic has so far claimed the lives of 4,877 people all around the world, while more than 9,936 people have been infected, the World Health Organization (WHO) says. The virus has been most devastating in the West African countries of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea which have incurred the most fatalities with 2,705, [&hellip

Real roll over Liverpool

Real roll over Liverpool

Real Madrid produced a first-half masterclass as they overpowered Liverpool 3-0 in their Champions League Group B clash at Anfield. Cristiano Ronaldo netted his 70th Champions League goal with a stunning finish to set Real on their way midway through the first half. Karim Benzema added a second on 30 minutes with a brilliant looping [&hellip

Hong Kong protesters, gov’t to talk

Hong Kong protesters, gov’t to talk

Protest leaders in Hong Kong are to sit down for talks with the local government amid continuing demonstrations against an election law. The negotiations will begin at 6:00 p.m. local time (1000 GMT) on Tuesday and will be broadcast live. Hong Kong’s Chief Secretary for Administration Carrie Lam will represent the local government in the [&hellip