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  • 4 killed in California helicopter crash

    Four people were killed when a helicopter crashed in Colusa County, Northern California, US on Sunday, according to local authorities. The Colusa County Sheriff’s Office said the crash in a remote area north of Sacramento happened at around 1.15 p.m

  • Iran denies involvement in attack on Israeli-managed tanker off Oman

    Iran on Sunday denied involvement in an attack that targeted an Israeli-operated oil tanker off the shores of Oman, in which two crew members were killed. Speaking in his weekly news conference, Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said the

  • 3 killed in forests fire in southern Turkey

    A massive forest fire in Turkey’s Mediterranean coastal city of Antalya has killed three people, officials said Thursday. The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said in a statement that three people lost their lives and 138 others we

  • One killed, four missing in an explosion at German chemicals site

    At least one person was killed and more than a dozen others were injured in an explosion at an industrial park for chemical companies in western Germany on Tuesday morning, officials said. The powerful blast at Chempark’s site in Leverkusen reverber

  • Muslim scholars: The Tunisian people should not accept a return to dictatorship

    The International Union of Muslim Scholars confirmed, on Monday, that the "coup" against the will of the Tunisians and the elected institutions and the adoption of unilateral measures is "dangerous and not permissible according to Sharia," calling on

  • Belgium hit by floods for 2nd time

    Belgium on Sunday witnessed floods for the second time in just over a week. Due to heavy rains during the day, some streets in Namur city were flooded in the evening. Many homes and basements were inundated. Videos shared by citizens on social medi

  • The Danish cartoonist of the Prophet Muhammad Kurt Westergaard dies at the age of 86

    Kurt Westergaard, the Danish cartoonist whose cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad angered many Muslims around the world, has died at the age of 86. The Berlingsky newspaper reported Sunday that his family said he died after a long illness. Westergaard

  • Death toll rises to 135 in Germany due to floods

    At least 135 people have died and dozens remain missing due to floods in western Germany, officials confirmed Saturday. More than 90 people lost their lives in the hard-hit Ahrweiler district of the Rhineland-Palatinate state, the Koblenz Police Dep

  • At least 42 killed as heavy rains western Germany

    The death toll in Germany's worst flood in more than 200 years rose to at least 42 as dozens of people remain missing, Munich-based weekly FOCUS news magazine reported Thursday. At least 20 people have died in the region around the western town of A

  • ًWHO warns of a new strain of Coronavirus more fierce than Delta

    The World Health Organization issued warnings, Wednesday, of a new mutant that may be more virulent than others, including the delta mutant, and it is called "lambda", as it has the ability to attach to cells. The new mutant accounted for 70% of cor

  • US gynecologist sentenced to pay $73 million

    A federal judge on Monday issued final approval for a $73 million settlement of a lawsuit alleging that about 6,000 women were sexually assaulted by a former University of California gynecologist, according to the Associated Press. The class-action

  • Oxfam: 11 people die every minute of hunger around the world

    A new report from Oxfam on Friday, entitled “The Hunger Virus Multiplies” revealed that conflict remains the main cause of hunger since the beginning of the pandemic, which has pushed more than half a million people into famine-like conditions, a six

  • Haitian President Jovenel Moise assassinated

    Haitian President Jovenel Moise was shot dead by unidentified attackers in his private residence overnight in an "inhuman and barbaric act" and his wife was injured, Interim Prime Minister Claude Joseph said on Wednesday. He said the police and army

  • Report : At least 150 dead in US shootings on July 4 weekend

    At least 150 people were killed in the three-day Fourth of July holiday weekend, known as Independence Day in the US, according to a tracker. The casualties took place in more than 400 shootings nationwide, data from Gun Violence Archive revealed. T

  • 29 died in Philippine military plane crash

    At least 29 people were killed after a Philippine military plane carrying 96 people crashed in the country's south on Sunday, local media reported. According to the Philippine News Agency, at least 50 people have so far been rescued, while 17 were s

  • Former US defense chief Donald Rumsfeld dies

    Former US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has died, his family announced on Wednesday. He was 88. The family did not disclose a cause of death but said he died "surrounded by family in his beloved Taos, New Mexico." Rumsfeld held the Pentagon’s t

  • WHO warns of a new wave of corona in Europe

    The European branch of the World Health Organization announced that the number of Coronavirus cases rose again last week in Europe after declining for ten consecutive weeks, warning of the risk of a new pandemic wave. "There will be a new wave in th

  • Antivirus pioneer John McAfee found dead in Spanish prison

    Antivirus software pioneer John McAfee was found dead in his prison cell near Barcelona on Wednesday, hours after Spain’s High Court ruled he could be extradited to the United States, where he faced tax evasion charges that carried a jail sentence of

  • 7 killed, 44 injured across US in weekend mass shootings

    At least seven people were killed and 44 others injured in mass shootings this weekend across the US, according to data released by a monitor on Monday. The Gun Violence Archive tracked 10 mass shootings in nine states, including New Jersey, Virgini

  • Magazine: Iraq ranks 11th among the countries purchasing weapons in the world

    According to the American CEOWORLD magazine ranking, Iraq is ranked 11th among the arms-procuring countries during the past 5 years. The magazine published in a report that Saudi Arabia ranks first among 40 arms-procuring countries, as it bought 11%

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