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For first time since 2011, Syrian regime reaches border with Israel

It is feared that the rare incident, which is believed to be the result of infighting in Syria's civil war, could stoke tensions. Syrian state media said Tuesday that government forces have reached the frontier with the Israeli Golan Heights after capturing territory from rebels and Islamic State fighters. [Full Article...]

Search for missing University of Iowa student continues

Search for missing University of Iowa student continues Next month, Tibbetts and her boyfriend were planning an global trip together. "(It's) supposed to be the happiest day of their life", she said . Tibbetts' boyfriend, 20-year-old Dalton Jack , told ABC News on Monday that he last saw his girlfriend on Monday, July 16. [Full Article...]

Raab reveals Withdrawal Bill amid claims May handing 'blank cheque' to EU

Raab reveals Withdrawal Bill amid claims May handing 'blank cheque' to EU The Amazon UK chief told Raab and other representatives of Britain's largest businesses that this was a worst-case scenario and formed part of his company's contingency planning. The possibility of leaving without a trade deal has increased with British Prime Minister Theresa May facing rebellions from different factions in her party. [Full Article...]

Trump security adviser echoes warning to Iran

Trump security adviser echoes warning to Iran President Donald Trump's angry tweet to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reinforces he will not stand for nuclear proliferation or "empty threats " from "aggressive leaders from other countries", press secretary Sarah Sanders said Monday. [Full Article...]

Health warning for Shropshire as heatwave expected to send mercury even higher

Health warning for Shropshire as heatwave expected to send mercury even higher A heat wave that is expected to bring triple-digit temperatures to parts of the southland has prompted state officials to issue a flex alert ahead of the hot weather . Water temperatures are expected to be in the mid 50s to about 60 degrees. Britons have basked in the hottest day of the year so far after a peak temperature of 33.3C was recorded as the heatwave continues . [Full Article...]

Israel says it shoots down Syrian fighter jet

Israeli shot down a Syrian regime fighter jet on Tuesday after it crossed over into airspace above the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights, the military said. The source, cited by state news agency SANA, did not specify if the plane had been hit or downed. A series of air strikes that have killed Iranians in Syria have been attributed to Israel in recent weeks. [Full Article...]

Hundreds missing, several feared dead, after Laos dam collapse

Hundreds missing, several feared dead, after Laos dam collapse The wall of water swept away buildings and houses, leaving more than more than 6,600 people homeless. It showed pictures of villagers wading through muddy floodwater carrying belongings. The dam was constructed by a joint venture led by South Korean companies, with Thai and Lao partners. The portion of the dam that collapsed on Monday is reported to be a "saddle dam", an auxiliary structure used... [Full Article...]

Trump 'Looking Into' Revoking Security Clearances Of Former Officials Critical Of Him

Trump 'Looking Into' Revoking Security Clearances Of Former Officials Critical Of Him President Trump arrives at Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, Fla., in March. "Making baseless accusations - of improper contact with Russian Federation or being influenced by Russian Federation - against the president is extremely inappropriate". [Full Article...]

North Korea begins dismantling nuclear and ballistic missile facilities

North Korea begins dismantling nuclear and ballistic missile facilities President Donald Trump , a Washington-based think-tank said on Monday. Satellite image courtesy of Airbus Defense and Space and 38 North obtained July 23 shows the apparent dismantling of facilities at the Sohae Satellite Launching Station , North Korea. [Full Article...]

Met Office issues thunderstorms warning for the North East

Met Office issues thunderstorms warning for the North East The Met Office has advised people to stay out of the sun, especially during the hottest part of the day - between 11:00 and 15:00. Latest weather prediction charts show the warm weather will stretch into the first two weeks of August at the very least as high pressure remains in charge. [Full Article...]

Hilarious send-ups of Donald Trump's extraordinary Iran rant

Hilarious send-ups of Donald Trump's extraordinary Iran rant The head of Iran's Basij militia on Monday dismissed Trump's threats as " psychological warfare ", local media reported . The kind of threat that Trump made on Twitter on Sunday could have attracted penalty from the social network for any regular person as Twitter's policy bars users from making threats of violence on its platform. [Full Article...]

Greeks urged to leave homes as wildfires spread near Athens

Greeks urged to leave homes as wildfires spread near Athens At least 20 people have died and 69 have been hospitalised in the Athens wildfires. Evangelos Bournous, mayor of the Rafina-Pikermi area, near Penteli, said he saw "at least 100 homes in flames", adding: "I saw it with my eyes - it is a real total catastrophe". [Full Article...]

North Korea Wants End to Korean War Before Talking Nuclear Weapons Surrender

North Korea Wants End to Korean War Before Talking Nuclear Weapons Surrender President Trump on Monday asserted that he's "very happy" with progress toward ridding North Korea of nuclear weapons, despite the stiff resistance that USA officials have faced from the regime in the weeks since Trump's summit with Kim Jong Un . [Full Article...]

At least one hurt in Miami Beach building collapse

At least one hurt in Miami Beach building collapse There had been permits for the 13-floor beachfront condo property, at 5775 Collins Avenue, to be demolished, Miami Beach Police tweeted. Search dogs will be assisting, officials said . Preservationist Nany Liebman, a former Miami Beach commissioner who led a fight for a 15 foot-wide walkway that's part of the development plan, was also surprised the building fell inadvertently. [Full Article...]

Amazon UK chief foresees 'civil unrest' for no-deal Brexit

Amazon UK chief foresees 'civil unrest' for no-deal Brexit Doug Gurr, the retail giant's United Kingdom manager, is said to have made the comment to Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab on Friday. He also warned that a no-deal Brexit would be "incredibly challenging economically". Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage and U.S. President Donald Trump's former adviser Steve Bannon are in discussions about a forming a new right-wing movement, according to The Sunda... [Full Article...]

Greece wildfires: At least 20 killed near Athens as residents flee homes

Greece wildfires: At least 20 killed near Athens as residents flee homes The wildfire blazed across land near the Saronic Gulf, making its way through tracts of pine forest and ultimately creating a cloud of smoke over the Acropolis hill and Parthenon temple in Athens. "People should leave, close up their homes and just leave". A Reuters witness saw at least four dead on a road in the community of Mati about 29 km (18 miles) east of Athens. [Full Article...]

Death toll in Greek forest fires now at 49

Death toll in Greek forest fires now at 49 Malliri said Tuesday that strong winds have fanned the flames, with the fires spreading rapidly into inhabited areas, preventing people who are in their homes or in their cars from managing to flee. Police in the town earlier said they found two Danish tourists out of a group of 10 in a boat at sea off the town and were trying to locate the others. [Full Article...]

Modi becomes 1st Indian PM to set foot in Rwanda

Modi becomes 1st Indian PM to set foot in Rwanda In South Africa, the Prime Minister will have bilateral meeting with the South African President and will attend the BRICS Summit and other BRICS related meetings. Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Africa on Saturday on a four-nation visit seeking deeper military and economic ties while his rival in a bitter trade war, the Trump administration, shows little interest in the world's second mos... [Full Article...]

Pakistan's Imran Khan seeks election win over jailed ex-PM's party

Pakistan's Imran Khan seeks election win over jailed ex-PM's party Durrani is contesting for NA-35 under the Muttahida Majlise-e-Amal (MMA) banner against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan . Rescue workers move the body of Ikramullah Gandapur, a candidate from opposition leader Imran Khan's party, who was killed in the suicide bombing. [Full Article...]

North Korea reportedly dismantling key missile launch site

North Korea reportedly dismantling key missile launch site Cranes and other construction vehicles are also seen in the pictures. When he emerged from his summit with Kim Jong Un last month, President Donald Trump triumphantly declared that North Korea no longer posed a nuclear threat and that one of the world's most intractable geopolitical crises had been "largely solved". [Full Article...]


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