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US-led coalition jets bomb Syrian Army – Fox News

US-led coalition jets bomb Syrian Army – Fox News

The America-led coalition bombed elements of the Syrian Army in the eastern portion of the country, an official confirmed to Fox News. It’s not clear how many Syrian Army personnel may have been killed or injured. There were no U.S. troops near where the attack took place, officials said. “Our partner forces were fired upon and […]

Venezuelan air force general becomes first high-ranking official to defect – New York Post

Venezuelan air force general becomes first high-ranking official to defect – New York Post

A Venezuelan air force general on Saturday became the country’s first senior military official to defect from President Nicolás Maduro’s government, announcing support for mass protests to oust the socialist dictator. In a YouTube video posted Saturday, Gen. Francisco Yanez claimed that “90 percent” of the armed forces are against Maduro. Maduro began a second […]

Iran unveils long-range cruise missile on anniversary of revolution – Reuters

Iran unveils long-range cruise missile on anniversary of revolution – Reuters

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran unveiled a new cruise missile with a range of 1,300 km (800 miles) on Saturday, state television reported, as the Middle Eastern country displays its achievements during celebrations marking the 40th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution “With a range of more than 1,300 km … this cruise missile needs a […]

US imposes visa restrictions on Ghana over deportee row – BBC News

US imposes visa restrictions on Ghana over deportee row – BBC News

Image caption The US accuses 7,000 Ghanaians of abusing the terms of their visas The US has imposed visa restrictions on Ghana for refusing to accept the return of 7,000 Ghanaian nationals that it wants to deport. The US embassy in Accra will limit the awarding of visas to certain applicants, such as the domestic […]

2020 Dem hopeful Buttigieg rebukes Rep. Ilhan Omar for Israel-Iran comparison: 'Just wrong' – Fox News

2020 Dem hopeful Buttigieg rebukes Rep. Ilhan Omar for Israel-Iran comparison: 'Just wrong' – Fox News

South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg announced the formation of a presidential exploratory committee last week.  (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) South Bend, Ind. mayor and Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg rejected comments made by freshman U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., that compared Israel with Iran, saying the remarks were “just wrong.” “People like me get strung up in Iran,” […]

Mystery illness sees Canada halve its Cuba embassy staff – BBC News

Mystery illness sees Canada halve its Cuba embassy staff – BBC News

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A 14th person has now been affected by the symptoms at Canada’s embassy in Havana Canada will cut its embassy staff in Cuba by up to half after a mystery illness affected another person there, authorities in Ottawa have said. Medical testing after the reappearance of unusual symptoms in November […]

Philippines: Mosque in Zamboanga hit by deadly grenade attack – Al Jazeera English

Philippines: Mosque in Zamboanga hit by deadly grenade attack – Al Jazeera English

At least two people have been killed and four others wounded in a grenade attack on a mosque in the southern Philippines, say local officials. The attack in Zamboanga city took place in the early hours of Wednesday, just days after deadly twin blasts at a Roman Catholic cathedral in the island of Jolo and a vote […]

The world's 20 most corrupt countries – AOL

The world's 20 most corrupt countries – AOL

Berlin-based think-tank Transparency International published its latest Corruption Perceptions Index, which ranks 180 countries and territories based on how corrupt their administrative and political institutions are perceived to be. The report gives gives each country a score from 100 (least corrupt) to 0 (most corrupt). “This year’s Corruption Perceptions Index reveals that the continued failure of most […]

10 kidnapped children found dead in Tanzania with missing body parts – CNN

10 kidnapped children found dead in Tanzania with missing body parts – CNN

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Graham says Trump floated using military force in Venezuela | TheHill – The Hill

Graham says Trump floated using military force in Venezuela | TheHill – The Hill

President TrumpDonald John TrumpBillionaire investor says he’d back primary challenger to Trump: report Trump donates 0,000 from salary to alcoholism research How the government will reopen MORE reportedly broached the idea of using military force in Venezuela in a conversation with Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamHouse votes to reopen government, sending bill to Trump Shutdown ends […]