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Leaked Hillary Clinton emails show U.S. allies Saudi Arabia and Qatar supported ISIS

Emails released by WikiLeaks add to the growing body of evidence that Gulf regimes have backed the Islamic State<p>A recently leaked 2014 email from Hillary Clinton acknowledges, citing Western intelligence sources, that the U.S.-backed regimes in Saudi Arabia and Qatar have supported ISIS.<p>"We need to …

Middle East

Mikhail Gorbachev warns world is at 'dangerous point' amid US-Russian face off over Syria

Soaring tensions between the United States and Russia have brought the world to a “dangerous point,” Mikhail Gorbachev warned on Monday.<p>The former Soviet leader’s intervention came amid a collapse in East-West relations over the war in Syria that has seen the Kremlin openly threaten to shoot down …

Syrian refugees capture terrorism suspect and hand him over to German police

A Syrian refugee suspected of planning a terrorist attack in Germany on behalf of<p>Islamic Statewas captured by police early Monday in the eastern city of Leipzig after another Syrian lured him to an apartment, tied him up with the help of other refugees and turned him over to police.<p>Jaber Albakr, a …

Iran threatens to sink US warships

The Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) threatened to "drown" any US warships approaching Iran, a top general said Tuesday, according to …

South Asia

Syrian army battles jihadists near Palmyra

Syrian regime forces on Wednesday battled jihadists who cut a key supply route west of ancient Palmyra, after new bombardments hit Aleppo city where …

Middle East

US military official says Islamic State declared state of emergency in Raqqa

The Islamic State terror group declared a state of emergency in its de-facto capital of Raqqa, a U.S. military official said Friday.<p>Col. Steve Warren said in a Pentagon briefing that officials were monitoring ISIS’ declaration to try and figure out what it meant. The extremist group reportedly …

Middle East

White House says Isis 'shrinking' as group launches new attacks in Iraq

Diplomat says militants losing territory as assault on natural gas plant kills 14 and bombings around Baghdad leave another 15 dead<p>The Obama administration’s diplomatic point man in the international fight against Islamic State has said the extremists have been losing control over territory, …

Islam

Germany investigating 40 Isil suspects who entered country posing as refugees

Police in Germany are reportedly investigating 40 suspected terrorists believed to have entered the country posing as refugees.<p>Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isil) jihadists are feared to have infiltrated Germany hiding among the influx of more than 1.1m asylum-seekers.<p>The number of cases …

North Africa
United Nations
Israel

‘US won’t sell F-35 warplanes to Arabs’

<b>The US has given Israel categorical assurances that it will not deliver F-35 stealth multirole fighter jets to Arab states to beef up their aerial</b> …

Israel

Turkey Will Not Join The EU 'For Decades', Says David Cameron

'I don’t think the accession of Turkey to the European Union is remotely on the cards.'<p>Parliament<p>David Cameron today claimed Turkey would not join …

North Africa
Special Forces

Political turmoil on the horizon in Turkey?

Turkey could be thrown into political uncertainty in a matter of weeks as AKP officials announce the prime minister will not run for re-election as leader of the ruling party.<p>It follows a meeting of more than one and a half hours with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.<p>Ahmet Davutoglu was handpicked by …

Cartel drug tunnels getting narrower, less technologically complex, officials say | Fox News

As U.S. officials have been finding more and more tunnels used to ferry drugs across the border between Mexico and California, they have noticed a narrowing trend – the tunnels are getting smaller.<p>While they may still span the lengths of numerous football fields, Mexican cartels are shrinking the …

Mexico

Hacker 'Guccifer' says he broke into Hillary Clinton's email server

The infamous hacker, whose real name is Marcel Lehel Lazar, recently spoke with Fox News from a jail cell in Virginia where he is being held. He was extradited from Romania after being arrested in January 2014 following a string of email hacks of high-profile individuals, including former Secretary …

Government

Man drives 720 miles straight to be reunited with dog lost for three years

A New Mexico man drove hundreds of miles to be reunited with his dog that was found wandering in San Diego last week and had been missing for three …

El Paso

China scrambles fighter jets, warships after US destroyer sails near disputed reef

China deployed two fighter jets and three warships Tuesday after a US navy ship sailed close to a disputed reef in the South China Sea.<p>Guided missile …

Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel melted gold to launder drug proceeds in the U.S. | Fox News

A new report details how the Sinaloa Cartel is using a complex process to launder drug money from the United States to Mexico by melting down gold bars.<p>According to court documents obtained by Bloomberg, cartel associates in Chicago would use drug proceeds to purchase gold bars and jewelry around …

Sinaloa Cartel

Watch A ‘Nurse Dog’ Care For Orphaned Baby Animals At The Cincinnati Zoo

As the circle of life dictates, newborn animals tend to need a parent animal to show them the ropes and teach them proper animal behavior. As sad as it can be, baby animals without a parent by their side stand a much lower chance of survival in the wild and need help understanding how to behave …

UK-trained navy officer 'joins the Islamic State'

A UK-trained naval officer has reportedly joined the Islamic State (Isil), raising fears he could use his knowledge of British maritime activity for terror attacks.<p>Ali Alosaimi, a 28-year-old Kuwaiti, spent three years training on a Merchant Navy officer's course in Britain before joining the …

Europe

Three Spanish journalists released from captivity in Syria return to Spain

Three Spanish journalists who were kidnapped last July in the war-torn Syrian city of Aleppo have returned safely to Spain after their release was announced on Saturday.<p>Antonio Pampliega, José Manuel López and Ángel Sastre stepped off a Defence Ministry plane at Torrejón airbase near Madrid on …

Russian Military Involved In Shooting Down Flight MH17, Researchers Say

Russian officials are trying to discredit a new report that implicates the Russian military in the shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines flight 17. Nearly two years ago, that attack in the skies over eastern Ukraine killed 298 people.<p>The latest report comes from a U.K.-based organization called …

Russia

North Korea will only use nuclear weapons if ‘sovereignty is threatened’

The country’s dictator tells the first party congress in 36 years that he is willing to normalise relations with ‘hostile states’<p>North Korea will not use nuclear weapons against other nations unless its sovereignty is threatened, and will work toward nonproliferation and global stability, leader …

North Korea

The One Promise Entrepreneurs Should Never Make to Their Families | Inc.com

"It's going to get better."<p>These five words have been the origin of dozens of arguments I've had with my entrepreneur-husband. He would say this whenever I complained about his travels, his depleted energy, or how little attention he was giving to matters at home.<p>It was a promise he couldn't keep. …

Entrepreneurship
Crime

Hellish Heat Could Spark 'Climate Exodus' In Africa And Middle East

Scorching temperatures brought on by climate change could leave large swaths of the Middle East and North Africa uninhabitable by the middle of this century, a new study predicts.<p>Researchers at Germany's Max Planck Institute for Chemistry and The Cyprus Institute in Nicosia crunched the numbers and …

Climate Change

Russia says it has withdrawn a jet that was terrorizing the Syrian rebels

The Russian Defense Ministry has announced the withdrawal of 30 of it's attack planes, including all of the Su-25 Frogfoots, from Syria on Wednesday.<p>This announcement follows a March 14 declaration that Russia would begin removing it's attack planes from the war torn country.<p>At the time, only a …

Middle East