Government shutdown: Republicans float minor immigration deal in bid to end deadlock

Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell says that if Democrats agree to stopgap funding he will allow immigration reform vote Ben Jacobs in Washington The US government shutdown edged closer to a resolution on Sunday night after...

Trump urges Nato members to double military funding target

US President Donald Trump has urged Nato allies to commit 4% of their annual output (GDP) to military spending - double the current target. The White House confirmed he had made the remarks during the...

Saudis continue protests over top cleric’s execution

Protest rallies rage on in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province, raising the specter of wider unrest in the important oil-rich region.  Since Saturday's execution of prominent cleric Sheikh Nimr and three other Shia Muslims, hundreds or thousands of people have marched...

Obama administration undermined anti-Hezbollah task force to help secure Iran nuke deal, report says

By Frank Miles -FoxNews.com The Obama administration gave a free pass to Hezbollah’s drug-trafficking and money-laundering operations — some of which were unfolding inside the U.S. — to help ensure the Iran nuclear deal would stay on...

Muslim custodian family of Church of Sepulcher refuse to welcome US VP Pence

The al-Husseini family, who keep the keys to the doors of Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulcher, have rejected United States Vice President Mike Pence, who is known as U.S. President Donald Trump’s greatest...

Turkey to brief NATO deputy secretary general about crossborder Afrin operation

NATO’s Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller is set to visit Ankara on Jan. 22, and Istanbul on Jan. 23, amid the Turkish military’s ongoing cross border operation against Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG)...

Poll: Americans disapprove of Netanyahu invitation but want Obama to meet him anyway

New poll shows sharp partisan and racial divides in attitude towards speech, with African Americans voicing the highest disapproval. By Chemi Shalev - Feb. 12, 2015 The American public believes that the Republican invitation to Benjamin...

Baikar” Weekly resumes its century old mission

     On the first day of 2017 the first issue of “Baikar” Weekly will be published. “Baikar” has a rich history behind it spanningover a period of one full century.  It has served as...

Council of Europe ‘closely observing’ results of top court’s ruling on jailed Turkish journalists

The Council of Europe has said it is closely following the consequences of the Turkish Constitutional Court ruling that the jailing of journalists Şahin Alpay and Mehmet Altan during trial violates their constitutional rights. “The...

Italian Riot Police Brutally Clash With Protesters

Protests erupted in Turin Saturday when anti-fascist demonstrators clashed with police in riot gear. Anti-fascist and anti-racist demonstrators organized a national day of protest against far right groups for March 28 and posted on social media under the hashtag #MaiConSalvini —...

White House: Bannon Had No Orders to Invoke Executive Privilege in Russiagate

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The White House did not instruct former Trump campaign chairman Steve Bannon to invoke executive privilege during his congressional testimony in the Russiagate, Chief of Staff John Kelly said in an...

Two senior US commanders in Ankara to discuss row over YPG

Turkey and the United States are set to hold a high-level military dialogue in Ankara on Dec. 11 to discuss an ongoing row over the U.S.’s alliance with the People’s Protection Units (YPG). U.S. Central...

US allies support ISIL but oppose Iran: Congressman Jim Himes

A Congress member has disclosed that certain US' allies, which oppose Iran, are supporting the ISIL Takfiri terrorists in Syria and Iraq. "There is support going to ISIS (ISIL) from people who are our friends...

Iraqi Forces ‘Retake’ Mosul Mosque Where ISIS Declared Caliphate

After eight months of battle for Mosul, Iraq's state TV hailed the fall of the Islamic State as forces take over the Grand al-Nuri Mosque Reuters and The Associated Press Iraqi forces captured on Thursday the...

31 children burned to death in Colombia bus accident

Thirty-one children were burned to death when a bus they were traveling in caught fire in northern Colombia on Sunday, the Red Cross said. Another 25 people - including one adult - were injured and...

Diplomat says UN may act as mediator at Astana talks between Damascus and opposition

UNITED NATIONS, January 17. /TASS/. Russia’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, suggested on Tuesday the United Nations act as a mediator between the Syrian government and the opposition at the forthcoming...

Alleged VIDEO of Scandinavian Women’s Killers Swearing Daesh Oath Emerges

Both Moroccan and Scandinavian authorities stressed that the killing of the two backpackers, in which one was decapitated and the other one had her throat slit, was politically motivated and should be investigated as...

Severe cold spell kills 123 people in Russia

Severely cold weather has killed at least 123 people in Russia as temperatures drastically dropped in different parts of the country.In the Moscow region, temperature fell to below minus 30 degrees Celsius; Eastern Siberia...

‘Unprecedented’ rise in global terrorism: study

Global terrorism-related deaths are on the rise, according to a report published by the Institute for Economics and Peace. The think tank says militant groups Boko Haram and "Islamic State" are largely to blame. The...

General Lebed: forgotten friend of Armenian people.

Now in a sense of liberalization and democratic freedom I want to apply to 1997 year. A time when nobody wanted to hear about Armenia except successful Armenian personalities who were living abroad like...