Image copyright Getty Images Image caption No official information has been released about the reported attack in Amman Security forces have surrounded the Israeli embassy in the Jordanian capital, Amman, amid reports of an attack. A BBC reporter at the scene says the immediate vicinity has been locked down but […]

Attack at Israel embassy in Jordan – reports

Published time: 23 Jul, 2017 16:31 A correspondent for Sputnik’s Arab news desk, Sara Nureddin, has come under fire in western Mosul. An Iraqi soldier accompanying her received five gunshot wounds. Read more The incident occurred in the al-Maydan district near the ruins of the iconic Great Mosque of al-Nuri. […]

Sputnik correspondent comes under fire in Mosul

by Pam Key23 Jul 20170 23 Jul, 201723 Jul, 2017 Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci said allegations the Trump campaign colluded with Russia during the 2016 presidential election were “completely bogus” and “nonsensical.” Scaramucci said, “The truth of the matter is that […]

Scaramucci: Trump-Russia Collusion Accusations ‘Completely Bogus,’ ‘Nonsensical’

Mexican intelligence services are sounding the alarm about one of Mexico’s most violent cartels turning to the use of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) as part of their terrorist-style tactics. A leaked report from Mexico’s intelligence service CISEN revealed the ruthless Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generacion (CJNG) has turned to the recruitment of […]

Narco-Terror: Mexican Cartel Begins Using IEDs

Published time: 23 Jul, 2017 16:31 Protesters squared off against riot police outside the St. Louis Medium Security Institution in Duluth, Minnesota, where they were demonstrating against allegedly inhumane conditions inside the facility. Between 100 and 150 protesters gathered outside the prison, also known as the St. Louis Workhouse, at […]

‘Shut down the Workhouse!’ Riot police called in over St. ...

Published time: 23 Jul, 2017 17:46 A molecule previously used as an antibiotic could be key in combating the effects of the Zika virus, according to new research from a Spanish university. The San Antonio Catholic University of Murcia announced Saturday that researchers from its Bioinformatics and High-Performance Computing research […]

Researchers find potential Zika cure in discontinued antibiotic

Published time: 23 Jul, 2017 17:05Edited time: 23 Jul, 2017 17:06 The Arab League has warned Israel about crossing “a red line” in the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict over the sacred city of Jerusalem. Meanwhile, an Israeli minister said the metal detectors that triggered the violence will remain. “The Israeli government […]

‘Israel is playing with fire’: Arab League chief warns amid ...

Image copyright European Photopress Agency Scottish Conservative Leader Ruth Davidson has warned the UK government it must show greater leadership if it wants to survive. Writing for the website UnHerd, Ms Davidson said the government must be “bold” and do more to make the case for Conservatism. She also said […]

Ruth Davidson calls for Conservatism ‘reboot’

Published time: 23 Jul, 2017 16:45 More than 200 sheep have plunged to their deaths after being chased over a cliff by a brown bear in the Pyrenees. An investigation confirmed that the sheep hurled themselves over the 200 meter-high cliff on the border between France and Spain while trying […]

Bear chases hundreds of sheep over a cliff in the ...

 A European human rights organisation has called on Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain to end their blockade against Qatar and help alleviate the suffering of citizens on disputing sides. A 16-member delegation from the Brussels-based Alliance for Freedom and Dignity, AFD, travelled to Doha to investigate and document the […]

Alliance for Freedom and Dignity probes Qatar blockade

Published time: 23 Jul, 2017 16:13 A US vending business is entering a new era of ‘convenience’ by implanting microchips in employees that will allow them access to basic workplace amenities. At least 50 staff at Wisconsin firm Three Square Market have volunteered to have a microchip, similar to one […]

Handy way to pay: US firm plans to fit employees ...

AP Photo: Eric Gay by Bob Price23 Jul 2017San Antonio, TX0 23 Jul, 201723 Jul, 2017 Police in San Antonio discovered eight illegal aliens in a tractor trailer parked in a Walmart parking lot early Sunday morning. Approximately 20 persons were in “extremely critical” or “very serious” condition. The air […]

Eight Illegal Immigrants Found Dead in Truck

Dr. Sebastian Gorka said legacy media hosts in the “fake news industrial complex” are still “licking their wounds” after sparring with him this month. President Donald Trump’s deputy assistant made his remarks to Sean Hannity this week on his Fox News program while Hannity was discussing Gorka’s impressive string of legacy media […]

Gorka: MSM Hosts Like Jake Tapper Still ‘Licking Their Wounds’ ...

International human rights organisation CARE has denounced the humanitarian crisis in war-torn Yemen, which is also suffering from a cholera epidemic, as “an absolute shame on humanity”. Wolfgang Jamann, the head of the NGO, raised alarm over the country’s deteriorating situation since March 2015 when Saudi-led forces launched a military operation […]

Yemen crisis ‘an absolute shame on humanity’

Image caption The young offender institution houses the longest sentenced young adult males in the English prison system Seven prison officers and one prisoner were taken to hospital after “disorder” at a young offender institution, police have said. It happened at HM YOI Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire on Friday morning, Thames […]

Prison officers injured in ‘mass brawl’

Story highlights Between November 4, 2015 and January 29, 2017, Canada took in 40,081 refugees from Syria In 2016, the country admitted 46,700 refugees in total, the highest number in a single year since 1978 There are 5.5 million Syrian refugees worldwide Sources: Government of Canada, UNHCR Legally blind Syrian […]

Hani al-Moliya: Legally Blind, Photographer, Refugee

Image copyright James Andrews Image caption James, 43, says government plans to introduce drone registration and safety awareness are a “good idea” WARNING – GRAPHIC CONTENT: You may find some of these images distressing. When James Andrews’ friend invited him over to the beach earlier this month to try out […]

‘My fingers were almost cut off by a drone’

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The last couple of weeks have seen daily demonstrations and confrontations between Israeli forces and Palestinians in the occupied Palestinian territories.  Tensions have risen in occupied East Jerusalem’s Old City after Israel shut down al-Aqsa Mosque compound for the first time since 1969, after a deadly gun battle between Palestinian […]

Five things you need to know about al-Aqsa

Taliban fighters have overrun two district centres in northern and central Afghanistan, as Afghan forces fight to contain a growing insurgency across the country. Ghor’s Taywara district fell to the Taliban early on Sunday after several days of clashes with Afghan security forces, Mohammad Mahdavi, deputy chief of the provincial council for Ghor, told DPA […]

Taliban fighters attack police, capturing two districts

Image copyright Francis Barr Image caption Commuters were locked out until 08:00 BST on Sunday A blunder by Oxford station staff left dozens of commuters locked out and unable to catch their train. Passengers were left waiting until 08:00 BST – 15 minutes after the first train to London had […]

Oxford station blunder sees commuters locked out

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi formally declared victory over the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) on July 10. While the victory is a significant blow to ISIL, the cost of the nearly nine-month battle to retake the city has been enormous with almost a million people […]

Mosul: A city reduced to rubble

Image copyright North Yorkshire Moors Railway Image caption The windows of the carriages were smashed, with further damage inside Vandals have caused thousands of pounds of damage to heritage railway carriages used in the filming of TV drama Downton Abbey. Eight teak carriages on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway in […]

Downton Abbey railway carriages ruined by vandals

Published time: 23 Jul, 2017 11:27 An Indian man was arrested and charged with assault after a German PhD student accused him of masturbating in front of her in a posh New Delhi neighborhood. The 33-year-old student was reportedly taking her dog for a walk on Thursday when a man […]

Indian man arrested for masturbating at German student

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhat does body language tell us about the Trump-Putin G20 meeting? Leaders of both parties in the US Congress have agreed on legislation that allows fresh sanctions to punish Russia for alleged election meddling. The new legislation would also sharply limit President […]

Trump Russia: US Congress reach deal on fresh sanctions

Syrian government forces have carried out several air strikes in the Eastern Ghouta area outside of Damascus, a day after the Syrian military declared a cessation of hostilities in the area, according to a UK-based monitor. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said Saturday had been relatively calm after the ceasefire took effect […]

Syria truce crumbles as air raids hit Eastern Ghouta

The US government has been flooded with more than 10 million comments about rolling back net neutrality regulations. Net neutrality is the principle that the internet is free, open, and accessible, meaning internet users can access any sites they want, and internet service providers (ISPs) can’t block or slow down […]

Battle for free internet rages as FCC swamped with over ...