Category: Global News

Israel army gets new ballistic missile interceptors

SpaceWar.com reports: “The Israeli army on Wednesday received new ballistic missile interceptors that significantly upgrade the Jewish state’s aerial defence systems in the face of ‘emerging threats’, the defence ministry said. The Arrow 3 interceptor, […]

Istanbul Gunman Acted on Direct Orders From ISIS, Reports Say

Haaretz reports: “An Uzbek gunman who killed 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year’s Day told police he had to change target at the last minute to avoid heavy security and acted with […]

ISIS Ramps Up Attacks Around Baghdad as Caliphate Crumbles

Haaretz reports: “Two days after Iraqi forces launched a new push against Islamic State in Mosul, bomb blasts ripped through a marketplace in central Baghdad – the start of a spate of attacks that appear […]

Drug-resistant ‘nightmare bacteria’ show worrisome ability to diversify and spread

MedicalExpress.com reports: “A family of highly drug-resistant and potentially deadly bacteria may be spreading more widely—and more stealthily—than previously thought, according to a new study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the […]

Pakistani mother sentenced to death for daughter’s ‘honor killing’

The Times of Israel report: “A mother who murdered her own daughter and set her alight for marrying the man of her choice has been sentenced to death, officials said Tuesday, in a case that […]

Russia test-fires Topol-M intercontinental ballistic missile

SpaceDaily.com reports: “Russia’s military successfully test-fired a Topol-M intercontinental ballistic missile, according to the country’s defense ministry. The missile, one of Russia’s first ICBMs developed after the fall of the Soviet Union, was fired from […]

China’s sea militarisation ‘very troubling’: Philippine defence chief

SpaceDaily.com reports: “China’s militarisation of the South China Sea is ‘very troubling’ and neither peaceful nor friendly, the Philippines’ defence secretary said on Tuesday. President Rodrigo Duterte has sought to improve his nation’s relations with […]

Hamas, Fatah Announce Deal to Form Palestinian Unity Government

Haaretz reports: “Hamas and Fatah have agreed to establish a Palestinian unity government, the two factions said in a statement from Moscow, where they were holding unity talks since Sunday. According to the deal reached […]

Three-person IVF baby for infertile couple

BBC News reports: “A baby has been born to a previously infertile couple in Ukraine using a new type of ‘three-person IVF’. The Times reports that doctors in Kiev used a method called pronuclear transfer […]

Report: Terrorists, cartels plan border attack for inauguration

WND.com reports: “Islamic terrorists and drug cartels in Mexico are planning attacks against U.S.-Mexico border ports around Inauguration Day, according to a report by the Washington watchdog group Judicial Watch. Jihadist and cartel groups reportedly […]

Britain denounced for defending Israel in international forums

The Times of Israel reports: “Palestinian and European officials on Monday slammed the UK’s apparent readiness to defy international consensus and stand up for Israel, accusing London of aligning with Jerusalem to garner favor with […]

Turkey: Suspect confesses to Istanbul massacre ‘on behalf of Islamic State’

The Times of Israel reports: “The deadly New Year’s nightclub shooting attack in Istanbul was carried out by an Uzbek national on behalf of the Islamic State jihadist group, a local official said on Tuesday. […]