The MT Riah oil tanker incident has been shrouded in mystery. The ship allegedly stopped transmitting its location signal on early Sunday morning near the coast of northern United Arab Emirates. Iran claimed it came to the assistance of the tanker when it received a distress call, but no other nation has confirmed receiving the call.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced that migrants are only be eligible for asylum if they are trafficked into the United States, denied asylum in a country or countries prior to arriving to the United States, or have traveled through a country or countries that were not part of a major multilateral refugee treaty.
NATO condemned the seizures of ships in the Strait of Hormuz, saying the incidents represent a challenge to international freedom of navigation. The bloc expressed its support for diplomatic engagement between London and Tehran.
Between scorching heat in the summer and freezing cold in the winter, police in the US have developed a tactic of truce and waiting it out until weather conditions become more forgiving.
British Justice Secretary David Gauke was among two other ministers - Chancellor Phillip Hammond and International Development Secretary Rory Stewart - who on Thursday reportedly said that they would leave government if Boris Johnson becomes the leader of the Conservative Party.
The UK mission to the United Nations in a letter on Saturday noted that the British-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran was approached by Iranian forces while it was in Omani territorial waters and the action "constitutes illegal interference", Reuters reported.
CARACAS (Sputnik) - Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif in a speech in Venezuela on Saturday accused the United States of pursuing a policy of unilateralism and for the breakdown of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), known as Iran nuclear deal.
A new Star Trek series following an aged, veteran former Captain of the Starship 'Enterprise', Jean Luc Picard and some familiar crew members, is set for release in 2020.
The UK Foreign Secretary earlier said that the British government had an emergency meeting to discuss protection measures for vessels passing through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran seized the UK-flagged tanker Stena Impero.
Tensions in the Middle East and in the Persian Gulf region have escalated following the confiscation of a UK-flagged oil tanker by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in the Strait of Hormuz.
North America has seen a fluctuation of extreme weather patterns in recent years, with hurricanes and heatwaves becoming more frequent. Most recently the US southeast was hit by Storm Barry and now ice cream season has become instead a scorching heatwave.
Vice President Mike Pence visited and gave remarks at the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on the 50th anniversary of humanity's first visit to the moon.
The Germany-based carrier has followed the UK British Airways in temporarily flight suspension to the Egyptian capital as a "precaution" for security reasons, according to the company's statement, cited by local media.
There are more than 30 of the troubled planes parked on the tarmac of an airport in California. The planes, each costing $121 million, will not see service until at least November, while some say they may never fly again.
Following the Senegalese team's loss in the final of the African Cup of Nations, Algerian fans in the French city of Évreux happily flocked to the city centre to celebrate the success of their beloved team. Things turned sour, however, for a statue of one particularly prominent French historical figure.
The mysterious appearance of the jellyfish on the shores of a local beach has caused widespread speculation about what may have caused their demise.
1.7 million + people have clicked "Going" to the event Facebook event: “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All Of Us” is scheduled for the 20th September.
Nadia Murad received her Nobel Peace Prize in 2018 for speaking out against abuse and sexual violence, after enduring sex slavery at the hands of Daesh terrorists in Iraq.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The United States is concerned about reports of Beijing’s "bullying" in the South China Sea where it prevents other countries from drilling for oil and gas, State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said Saturday.
CAIRO (Sputnik) - The former prime minister of Libya, Baghdadi Ali Mahmoudi, who served in ousted Muammar Gaddafi's government, has been released from jail for health reasons in order to receive medical treatment abroad four years after being sentenced to death, the Libyan Justice Ministry said in a statement on Saturday.