Theresa May in TEARS Amid Resignation News, Boris Johnson Ready to Join The Fray

British Prime Minister Theresa May will be offering a timetable for her departure from Downing street early next month after a meeting with senior Tory MPs who insisted she set the date for vacating...

Trump Tells Aides He Does Not Want War with Iran – Reports

President Trump has reportedly informed acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan that he does not want to see the US go to war with Iran amid rising tensions in the Middle East region. On Wednesday Trump...

Amnesty urges punishing Israeli firm behind WhatsApp breach

Amnesty International says the Israeli firm behind a recent security breach that targeted human rights activists using the WhatsApp messenger app must be held into account for its close ties with repressive regimes. In a...

China says trade war will strengthen it, weaken US

With economists warning of yet another US recession on the horizon, China's top newspaper says an escalating US trade war will never bring the Asian power to its knees, but will make it stronger. The Communist Party's People’s...

Trump orders aides to avoid open conflict with Iran: Report

US President Donald Trump has ordered his administration to avoid a military confrontation with Iran, according to reports. The New York Times reported that Trump, during a Wednesday morning meeting in the Situation Room, sent a message...

We Led Successful Negotiations With Iran. Trump’s Approach Isn’t Working

Coercive diplomacy has worked before, but coercion without diplomacy will not. William J. Burns President of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Jake Sullivan A year after abandoning the Iran nuclear agreement, President Donald Trump is...

Are dark matter ‘clumps’ tearing holes in the Milky Way?

A ‘dense bullet’ of dark matter a million times larger than the sun may have plowed through the Milky Way, dragging stars out of line behind it, in an astrophysical model that explains a...

‘I’d rather starve to death’: Manning jailed again for refusing to testify against WikiLeaks

A federal judge has ordered Chelsea Manning to be jailed again for refusing to testify in a grand jury probe of Julian Assange, threatening the whistleblower with fines if the defiance continues. Manning says...

Facebook busts Israeli influence campaign that targeted elections on 3 continents

Facebook has uncovered an extensive Israeli-run political influence campaign that has been ‘changing reality according to clients' wishes’ targeting elections in African, Latin America and Asian nations for years. The social media platform has shut...

2 US destroyers enter Persian Gulf amid tensions with Iran

Two US Navy warships armed with Tomahawk cruise missiles have entered the Persian Gulf with a carrier strike group on stand-by off the coast of Oman, as Washington keeps accusing Tehran of planning to...

Retaliation over S-400? Trump cancels Turkey’s preferential trade status

Donald Trump has terminated the preferential trade agreement which provided Turkey with partial tax-free access to US markets, in a move some see as Washington’s retaliation for the NATO ally’s increasingly independent policies. More than...

Mubarak: Ashraf Marwan was a double agent and was hanged in Israel

A former Egyptian president has revealed to a Kuwaiti journalist that Gamal Abdel Nasser’s son-in-law was not a Mossad spy, but had given false information to Israeli intelligence. By YASSER OKBI/MAARIV - Jerusalem Post Kuwaiti...

Saudi Coalition Targets Houthis In Yemen In Response To Oil Pipeline Attack

By Tsvetana Paraskova The Saudi-led coalition conducted air strikes on Yemen’s capital Sanaa on Thursday, targeting bases of the Iran-aligned Houthis after the Houthis claimed responsibility for the drone attacks on an oil pipeline in Saudi...

Turkish minister: Ban preventing Öcalan from meeting with lawyers lifted

Turkish Justice Minister Abdülhamit Gül announced on Thursday that a ban preventing the jailed leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) from meeting with  his lawyers has been lifted. Lawyers representing Öcalan visited him...

US congressmen issue bipartisan call to Turkey to abandon Russian S-400 deal

Senior Democrats and Republicans in the House of Representatives called on Turkey on Wednesday to cancel its planned acquisition of a Russian S-400 missile defense system, the latest effort by US lawmakers to discourage...

Venezuela offers Turkey as ‘protecting power’ for its embassy in US

Venezuela has proposed Turkey as a “protecting power” for its embassy in Washington, its ambassador to the UN said on Wednesday, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported. “The US is appointing the Swiss government as...

Despite political differences, Turkey has strategic importance for Germany: Merkel

Chancellor Angela Merkel underlined the strategic importance of Turkey for Germany despite persistent political differences between Berlin and Ankara, the Hürriyet Daily News reported. “Our political values differ in many areas and yet we have...

Restrictions on purged professor’s passport removed for cancer treatment overseas

The Adana Governor’s Office on Thursday announced that restrictions imposed on the passport of Haluk Savaş, a psychiatry professor who was purged from his job and later diagnosed with cancer, will be lifted due...

Turkey’s central bank increases its yearend inflation expectation

The Turkish Central Bank has increased its forecast for yearend inflation from 16.23 percent to 16.68 percent while decreasing its expectation on the value of country’s national currency against the US dollar from 6.20...

Journalist who joined ISIS in 2015 wants to be tried by Turkish court

A Turkish journalist who joined the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has said she wants to be tried by a court in Turkey instead of an international tribunal, the Fırat News...