LHVnews: US Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton’s support for a no-fly zone over Syria is an attempt to “gain relevance” and appeal to American war hawks, says a counter-terrorism analyst.
LHVnews: The US Justice Department is set to release about 6,000 federal prisoners who received severe sentences over the past three decades.
LHVnews: As a first step in response to growing Palestinian unrest since Israeli PM Netanyahu promised to apply a “strong hand” in dealing with the crisis, the IDF has demolished the homes of two Palestinians who had perpetrated attacks against Israelis.
LHVnews; Syrian president claims ‘this war will continue until either terrorism defeats the people or the people defeat terrorists’.
LHVnews: As a result of “an abdication of American leadership” on the part of the Obama White House, Senator John McCain said on Sunday the US was now engaged in a proxy war with Russia in Syria.
LHVnews: According to Russia’s Defense Ministry Russia’s Sukhoi jets flew 15 sorties over Syria on Monday striking 10 Islamic State targets in various regions. 20 tanks and 3 rocket launchers in Homs province near embattled Palmyra were destroyed.
LHVnews: Three Palestinian teenagers, including a 13-year-old Palestinian boy, have been killed in West Bank clashes with Israeli soldiers in the past 24 hours. More than 450 Palestinians have also been injured in the violence.
LHVnews: The ever-polarizing issue has been around for decades, and with the recent shooting in Oregon coinciding with rising competition in presidential politics, the debate is more diverse than ever.
LHVnews: The Russian Air Force in Syria has conducted 25 sorties on 9 Islamic State installations in the last 24 hours, eliminating a disguised terrorist base equipped with tanks, a command center and a communication hub, the Defense Ministry reported.
LHVnews: The White House has said that the US airstrike against a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, was not a “war crime.”
LHVnews: US Secretary of State John Kerry has cautioned Israel and the Palestinians to exercise restraint after violent clashes in the Old City of al-Quds (Jerusalem).
LHVnews: The top US commander in Afghanistan has said that the deadly US air strike on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in the northern city of Kunduz was carried out at the request of Afghan forces.
LHVnews: The iconic arch at the UNESCO heritage site in Syria’s Palmyra has been blown up by ISIS jihadists engaged in a “cultural cleansing” of the Middle East. The latest grievous loss of an ancient artifact was confirmed to Reuters by Syria's antiquities chief.
LHVnews: US President Barack Obama’s latest push for tougher gun laws, in the wake of last week’s deadly shooting at an Oregan Community College, has radically increased arms sales in the United States, according to a report.
A mourning ceremony for the Iranian victims of last month's stampede in Mina, Saudi Arabia, was held in Tehran on Sunday. A large crowd of people attended the funeral ceremonies, including high-level Iranian clerics and officials. The stampede occurred after two large masses of Hajj pilgrims collided at a crossroads in Mina, a few kilometers east of the holy city of Mecca, on their way to Jamarat. The resulting crush killed over 1,200 pilgrims. Iran has blamed Saudi Arabia authorities' incompetence in ensuring safety at the rituals for being the cause of the deadly incident.
LHVnews: US Republican Senator John McCain says President Barack Obama’s failure in Syria has led the United States to fight a proxy war with Russia in the Arab country.
LHVnews: Washington is set to escalate the US-led coalition offensive in Syria after criticisms over its lackluster approach to fighting Daesh (ISIL) and Russia’s blitz against Takfiri terrorists in the Arab country.