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Report: Three workers feared trapped in tunnel collapse in Israel‘s north

Report: Three workers feared trapped in tunnel collapse in Israel‘s north

One person was killed when a tunnel collapsed trapping 11 people at a work site near Beit She‘an, near the Jordan River Valley,  on Friday. Eight have already been rescued and the site‘s emergency rescue team is working together with firefighters to rescue the rest of the trapped people. Israel police officers are also assisting in the rescue operation. The […]

London mayor says preposterous for Trump to blame crime on immigration

London mayor says preposterous for Trump to blame crime on immigration

LONDON- London Mayor Sadiq Khan said it was preposterous for Donald Trump to blame a rise in violent crime in the city on immigration after the US president criticized his handling of crime and militant attacks. "The idea that you can blame this on immigration from Africa is I think preposterous and we should call him out when he does […]

Report: Russia‘s Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo to meet at summit

Report: Russia‘s Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo to meet at summit

MOSCOW,- Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will meet US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at a US-Russia summit in Helsinki next week, Russia‘s RIA news agency reported on Friday, citing a foreign ministry statement. US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin are due to hold their first summit in Helsinki on Monday.

Russia studying possible oil-for-goods deal with Iran, minister says

Russia studying possible oil-for-goods deal with Iran, minister says

MOSCOW – Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Friday that a deal under which Russia would provide goods to Iran in exchange for oil is still possible. Russia is studying all legal issues related to the possible deal, he said.

Iran coordinates with Russia its military presence in Syria near Israel, official says

Iran coordinates with Russia its military presence in Syria near Israel, official says

MOSCOW – Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior adviser to Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said on Friday that Tehran coordinates positions on its military presence in Syria with Moscow and Damascus. He made his comments at a conference in Moscow, in response to a question about whether Iran might withdraw its forces from Syria‘s southern border region, near Israel. […]

U.S. accuses North Korea of breaching U.N. sanctions

U.S. accuses North Korea of breaching U.N. sanctions

UNITED NATIONS, July 12 (Reuters) – The United States accused North Korea on Thursday of breaching a U.N. sanctions cap on refined petroleum by making illicit transfers between ships at sea, according to a document seen by Reuters and which Washington submitted to Security Council members. "Our information suggests that between January 1 and May 30 of 2018, DPRK (North […]

U.S., North Korea to meet on Sunday over war remains

U.S., North Korea to meet on Sunday over war remains

WASHINGTON,  – North Korea has offered to meet an American delegation on Sunday to discuss the repatriation of remains of soldiers killed in the Korean War, a US State Department spokeswoman said on Thursday. Spokeswoman Heather Nauert said North Korea‘s Vice Chairman Kim Yong Chol had agreed in earlier talks with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to meet on […]