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Iran took samples for IAEA at suspect military site

Iran took samples for IAEA at suspect military site

Iran said Monday it independently collected samples at a suspect military site where illicit nuclear work is alleged to have occurred and later handed them to the UN’s absent inspectors.…

Egyptian billionaire planning to buy Greece islands for refugees

Egyptian billionaire planning to buy Greece islands for refugees

An Egyptian billionaire, who has been offering to buy a Mediterranean island to provide refugees with decent living conditions, has identified potential locations and is now in talks to purchase…

Seven sentenced to death over Kuwaiti mosque bombing

Seven sentenced to death over Kuwaiti mosque bombing

Kuwait: Seven defendants were sentenced to death on Tuesday for the Islamist militant suicide bombing of a mosque in June in Kuwait that killed 27 people, the Kuwaiti news agency…

Libya bans Yemenis, Iranians, Pakistanis from entry

Libya bans Yemenis, Iranians, Pakistanis from entry

Libya’s internationally recognised administration based in the east has banned Yemenis, Iranians and Pakistanis from entering the divided country, a military statement said.The move widens a visa ban already applied…

Thai police arrest foreign man over Bangkok bombing

Thai police arrest foreign man over Bangkok bombing

Thai police said they arrested a foreigner who matched the description of a man who left a bag at the site of a Bangkok blast that killed 20 people nearly…

Israel air strike hits Gaza after rocket fire

Israel air strike hits Gaza after rocket fire

An Israeli air strike hit a Hamas facility in Gaza overnight after Palestinians fired a rocket into southern Israel, the army said in a statement early Thursday.”In response, the Israel…

Palmyra’s Baalshamin temple ‘blown up by IS’

Palmyra’s Baalshamin temple ‘blown up by IS’

Islamic State militants have destroyed Palmyra’s ancient temple of Baalshamin, Syrian officials and activists say.Syria’s head of antiquities was quoted as saying the temple was blown up on Sunday. The…

‘Jihadi John’ threatens to return to Britain to ‘carry on cutting off heads’

‘Jihadi John’ threatens to return to Britain to ‘carry on cutting off heads’

The IS executioner known as “Jihadi John” has been filmed saying he will return to Britain to continue “cutting off heads”. The terrorist, who has been in hiding since he…

Iraq parliament votes to transform ruling system in boost for Abadi

Iraq parliament votes to transform ruling system in boost for Abadi

Iraq’s parliament voted unanimously for the biggest shakeup in its governing system since the US military occupation, eliminating entire layers of government and giving Prime Minister Haider Al Abadi new…

Islamic State selling child sex slaves for $124

Islamic State selling child sex slaves for $124

An Islamic State (IS) “price list” first appeared about eight months ago, and was purported to be genuine.The pamphlet detailed the cost to the buyer for children, young girls and…

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