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Trump warns Syria not to 'recklessly attack' Idlib province
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his allies Iran and Russia not to 'recklessly attack' Syria’s rebel-held Idlib province, warning that hundreds of thousands of people could be killed.
Iran's secret weapons-smuggling air routes to Lebanon revealed by intel sources
An Iranian civil aviation company is suspected of smuggling arms into Lebanon, destined for the militant group Hezbollah and Iranian weapons factories -- and western intelligence sources said Monday they've uncovered the unexpected routes that Iran apparently took to try avoiding detection.
Suspect in Amsterdam stabbing of Americans believes Dutch insult Islam, prosecutors say
Dutch prosecutors on Monday announced that the 19-year-old Afghan citizen accused of stabbing two American tourists may have done so because he believes Islam is insulted in the Netherlands.
China reports new African swine fever case as virus spreads
China reported another outbreak of deadly African swine fever late on Monday, its third new case in two days, as the highly contagious disease spreads rapidly through the world’s top pork producer.
Iran admits to having 'worked closely' with George Soros network
Iran admitted on Sunday that it had worked closely with the Open Society Foundation, a grant-making network founded by American billionaire George Soros, which has often been accused of promoting an anti-Israeli agenda through left-wing NGOs.
Thousands join rival migrant protests in Germany's Chemnitz
Thousands of opponents and supporters of Germany's immigration policy marched Saturday through the eastern city of Chemnitz after a wave of racist violence that followed a knife killing.
Israel signals it could attack Iranian weaponry in Iraq
Israel signaled on Monday that it could attack suspected Iranian military assets in Iraq, as it has done with scores of air strikes in war-torn Syria.
Netanyahu: Closer ties to Arab world are the silver lining of ‘bad’ Iran deal
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that closer ties between Israel and the Arab world were a silver lining of the otherwise 'bad' Iran nuclear deal.
Israel to decide on next fighter jet fleet by the end of the year
The Israel Air Force is set to decide within the next three to six months between purchasing a third squadron of F-35 jets or Boeing’s latest F-15I, The Jerusalem Post has learned.
Israeli weapons maker to unveil powerful new anti-tank missile
Israeli weapons manufacturer Rafael Advanced Defense Systems will unveil its new SPIKE ER2 anti-tank missile at an international defense expo in Poland this week.
Inside the United States
Capitol Hill probes on Trump, elections may factor in November vote
Congress returns this week from its August recess and while the House Intelligence Committee has wrapped up its probe, lawmakers still face big questions regarding the Russian-meddling scandal, threats to the U.S. electoral system, the uses and abuses of social media sites and fresh clashes between the White House and the Department of Justice.
Tropical Storm Gordon Moving Into Gulf of Mexico as it Soaks South Florida
Tropical Storm Gordon is strengthening over the eastern Gulf of Mexico as heavy rain and gusty winds begin to subside in southwestern Florida. Gordon will head for a northern Gulf Coast landfall Tuesday night as a Category 1 hurricane.
First ever trials on the effects of microdosing LSD set to begin
Silicon Valley geeks say it sharpens their thinking and enhances creativity. Other people say it lifts the fog of depression. A novel experiment launching 3 September 2018 will investigate whether microdosing with LSD really does have benefits – or whether it’s all in the mind.
Hindu Extremists Suspected in False Charges against Pastor in India, Sources Say
A pastor could face life in prison after police in eastern India falsely charged him with leading a tribal rebel movement, sources said.