Dozens of bodies still under the rubble: Iraqi officials said Mosul air strikes kill dozens of civilians

Air strikes carried out in recent days have killed dozens of civilians in west Mosul, where Iraqi forces are battling jihadists, officials said on Saturday. ______ Both Iraqi aircraft and a US-led international coalition are bombing the Islamic State group in the Mosul area. "There are dozens...

UN says 106 civilians killed in Yemen by the Saudi Arabia regime during the past month

The United Nations human rights office says 106 civilians have been killed in Yemen, mostly by airstrikes and shelling by the Saudi regime and its allies, during the past month alone. ______ In a statement marking the second anniversary of the Saudi war, which was launched...

Actor Sir Patrick Stewart admitted he is using marijuana to treat Arthritis pain

Actor Sir Patrick Stewart went on the record and admitted he is a daily user of marijuana, but only to ease the symptoms of arthritis. ______ “Two years ago, in Los Angeles, I was examined by a doctor and given a note which gave me legal...

The final push on the Islamic State jihadists in Syria’s Raqa, beginning in the coming days, officials

The international coalition battling the Islamic State group will begin a final push on the jihadists' Syrian stronghold Raqa in the coming days, French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Friday. ______ But on the ground, the US-backed Kurdish-Arab alliance spearheading the fight for the jihadist...

Israel Palestine conflict

A Palestinian protester throws a burning tyre during clashes with Israeli troops after the funerals of Mahmoud Hattab , 17, at the Jalazoun refugee camp near the West Bank city of Ramallah, Friday, March 24, 2017. The Palestinian Health Ministry said Israeli troops killed the...

North Korea in final stages of preparing for another nuclear test, coming in the next few days

North Korea is in the final stages of preparing for another nuclear test, which could come in the next few days, U.S. officials with knowledge of the most recent intelligence from the region told Fox News. ______ “The test could come as early as the end...

Battle for Mosul

A boy rides his bike past destroyed cars and houses in a neighborhood recently liberated by Iraqi security forces, on the western side of Mosul, Iraq on Sunday, March 19, 2017. The battle for western Mosul looks to be the most devastating yet for Iraqi...

Ukraine fire

An apartment house is damaged by a missile after a massive fire at a military depot in Balaklia, Ukraine, Friday, March 24, 2017. About 20,000 people were evacuated in Kharkiv region near the border with Russia when the fire broke out Thursday at one of...

Lille shooting: Several people injured after gunman opened fire in Lille, France

At least three people, including a minor, have reportedly been injured in the city of Lille after a gunman opened fire near the central Porte d’Arras metro station. A heavy police presence is reported at the scene. Witnesses heard at least five shots fired in central...

Lungs aren’t just for breathing, they also play a key role in how blood is formed, study

All this time we thought lungs were just for breathing. It turns out they also play a key role in how blood is formed, suggests a study in Nature out of the University of California-San Francisco. ______ Scientists studying the lungs of mice discovered to their...