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US-led strikes left at least 15 civilians dead in Syria, including children

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports on Wednesday, 15 civilians dead, including children by International Coalition’s warplanes. 3 citizens were killed including a woman and her daughter, and several others wounded by bombing by the International Coalition’s warplanes on areas in al-Baroudeh village in...

Daily alcohol drinking increase the risk of breast cancer — study

According to a new report by the World Cancer Research Fund and the American Institute for Cancer Research, a daily glass of your favorite alcoholic beverage might increase the risk of breast cancer. An average of 10 grams of alcohol a day is associated with...

Police confirm 3 more arresting in connection to Manchester terrorism attack

Three more people have been arrested in connection with the Ariana Grande concert attack, according to Sky News. Police have already named Salman Abedi, a British-born national of Libyan descent, as the bomber in the attack on Manchester Arena, which killed at least 22 people, including...

Italian coastguard says 20 migrants have died in latest Mediterranean tragedy

Italian coastguard says 20 migrants have died in latest Mediterranean tragedy, AFP news agency reported on Wednesday. The Italian coast guard says at least 20 migrants have died after their vessel capsized off Libya's coast. The coast guard says the ship was carrying about 500 people. At...

More than 31 million people displaced from their home in 2016 — One person every second

One person every second was displaced in their home country in 2016 due to conflicts and disasters, according to an aid group yesterday. More than 31 million people were displaced in 2016 with nearly seven million of those from sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East,...

United States set to clash with Iran in Syria

Last Thursday’s US strike on a pro-Iranian armed group in the desert west of Syria’s Al-Tanf is being widely interpreted as a significant escalation in the Syrian conflict. The incident is all the more serious if reports that not only Iraqi militiamen but also Iranian...

Baby MOAB — The US Air Force weapon of the future

The US Air Force’s weapon of the future may not be so high-tech after all: a miniature version of the MOAB bomb that the Pentagon dropped on Afghanistan in April, Defense Tech reported. The Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb, a 21,000-pound weapon, is also referred...

Qatar state news agency hacked by unknown entity — official

​Qatar official says on Wednesday state news agency hacked by 'unknown entity', reports AFP news agency. "The Qatar News Agency website has been hacked by an unknown entity," reported the Government Communications Office in a statement. "A false statement attributed to His Highness has been published." https://twitter.com/AFP/status/867160575217999873 It...

Duterte declares martial law after attack in Marawi, Mindanao

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has declared martial law on the southern island of Mindanao after about 100 Muslim fighters laid siege to a major city following a deadly gun battle with government forces. The emergency declaration took immediate effect and will last for 60 days,...

UK raises terror threat level from severe to critical, another attack “imminently”

UK raises terror threat level from severe to critical, which means an attack is expected "imminently", says UK Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday.  Britain's terror threat level has been raised to its highest possible level amid fears the Manchester suicide bomber had accomplices who...