WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The second round of US sanctions related to the poisoning of former double agent Sergei Skripal are scheduled to go into effect on Monday.
The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he supports “Israel’s right to defend itself from threats posed by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps,” after the Israeli military carried out an attack on targets inside Syria on Saturday on allegedly Iranian targets.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump has on several occasions discussed with national security officials the possibility of using nuclear bombs to prevent hurricanes from reaching the United States, the news portal Axios reported on Monday, citing sources.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Saudi-led Arab coalition intercepted and destroyed two drones launched by Yemeni rebels from the Houthi movement toward Saudi Arabia, Al Arabiya broadcaster reported on Monday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump had a spat with other G7 leaders at the summit in Biarritz when attempting to promote the idea of Russia's return to the group, a newspaper reported on Monday, citing European diplomatic sources.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The United States, Canada, and Norway will carry out an observation flight over Russia from Monday to Friday under the international Open Skies Treaty, the head of the Russian Defence Ministry's National Nuclear Risk Reduction Centre, Sergei Ryzhkov, said in an interview.
The chief of Iran's Quds Force, Qassem Soleimani, reacting to an Israeli airstrike in Syria and the crash of two Israeli drones in a Beirut suburb, tweeted on Sunday that "these were the last struggles" of Israel, Reuters reports.
The seven leaders of the member states discussed the US’ latest set of tariffs on Chinese goods as well as joint action on Iran to avoid escalation in the Middle East, with French president Macron surprising everyone with the visit of Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif.
Three Israeli airstrikes targeted the Lebanese-Syria border area early on Sunday, local broadcaster reported.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump may be entitled to order US companies to leave China if a national emergency is declared, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Sunday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - French police detained 19 people in connection with protests near Biarritz, host city of the G7 summit, the Sud-Ouest newspaper reported on Sunday, citing the prefecture of the Atlantic Pyrenees department.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Three people were injured on Sunday as a result of a bomb blast outside the Pakistani Consulate General in Afghanistan's Jalalabad, Pakistan's Foreign Ministry spokesman, Mohammad Faisal, said.
TEL AVIV (Sputnik) - The Israel Defence Forces said on Sunday that three rockets were fired at Israel from Gaza, two of which they intercepted.
The Young Turks' host, who made his controversial statements on the Twitch streaming platform, was later banned. He later refused to take back his words, downplaying some of them as "satire".
The 29-year-old came to the UK from the Dominican Republic to study at Bristol University’s Centre for Gender and Violence Research. According to her, the harassment started after she agreed to chair a gathering of the group Woman's Place UK. The complaint to the university reportedly prompted further abuse, as activists called on followers to give her “hell”.
The Democratic freshman congresswomen has built a five-million strong following on Twitter that she uses to slam Donald Trump, the Republicans, and their policies. However, she recently demonstrated her softer side, sharing a video with a new friend from an aquarium.
The Israeli military reported earlier in the day that it had carried out airstrikes on facilities that they claim belong to Iran’s Quds Force and Shiite militias in the village of Aqraba, near the Syrian capital, to prevent an alleged Iranian drone attack on Israel.
The Houthis and the Saudi-led coalition, which supports Yemen’s internationally recognised government in its fight against the movement, often exchange fire. Yemen's Houthis Fire 10 Ballistic Missiles Towards Saudi Arabia's Jizan Airport - Reports
BEIRUT (Sputnik) - An unknown drone has attacked two military vehicles belonging to the Popular Mobilisation Forces (PMF), an Iran-linked umbrella of mostly Shiite paramilitaries, in Al-Qaim district of the Iraqi province of Anbar, near the border with Syria, Ahmed Dilmi, the district’s head, reported.
The Israel Defence Forces (IDF) stated last night that they had attacked what they described as Iranian forces and "Shiite militia targets" in Syria. According to the Israeli military, they were aimed at stopping a "pending, large-scale attack of multiple killer drones on Israel". Hours after the strike, the head of the Israeli government toured the Golan Heights.