- Middle East Israel Strikes Hamas Targets after Gaza Rocket Fire Israel carried out a series of air strikes against the Palestinian group Hamas in Gaza early on Thursday, the Israeli army said, hours after rocket...
- World U.S. Envoy Haley to Present 'Irrefutable Evidence' on Iran U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley will present "irrefutable evidence" that Iran has tried to cover up violations of international obligations, the U....
- Middle East Muslim Leaders Urge World to Recognize E. Jerusalem as Palestine Capital Islamic leaders on Wednesday urged the world to recognize occupied East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine, as Palestinian President Mahmoud Abb... 4
U.S. President Donald Trump is scrambling to come to grips with a more perilous political reality, after a stunning Democratic election victory in America's deeply conservative south threw the depth and breadth of his support into serious doubt.Full Story
A-lister Salma Hayek on Wednesday joined the scores of actresses to accuse Harvey Weinstein, alleging that the fallen Hollywood mogul sexually harassed her, subjected her to escalating rage and once threatened to kill her.
"For years, he was my monster," the Mexican-born star wrote in an essay published in The New York Times, detailing the torturous production of the 2002 movie "Frida" that eventually earned Hayek an Oscar nomination for best actress.Full Story
Airstrikes by a U.S.-led coalition killed 23 civilians Wednesday in a village held by the Islamic State group in Syria's eastern Deir Ezzor province, a monitor said.Full Story
Israeli forces on Wednesday intercepted two rockets fired from the Gaza Strip, while a third came down inside Israeli territory, the military said.Full Story
In Alabama, African-American voters helped power an underdog Democrat to a stunning upset victory in the southern state's special U.S. Senate election.Full Story
Norway on Wednesday completed its transition to digital radio, becoming the first country in the world to shut down national broadcasts of its FM radio network despite some grumblings.Full Story
A German court said Wednesday it is releasing one of three suspected jihadists arrested for allegedly planning coordinated suicide bombings in the western German city of Duesseldorf.Full Story
Rohingya Muslims remaining in Myanmar's Rakhine state and other communities in the violence-racked region are so terrified of each other that life has basically ground to a halt, the Red Cross said Wednesday.Full Story
Two Reuters journalists have been arrested in Myanmar for the possession of "important security documents", the government said on Wednesday.Full Story