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Britain carries out first Syria airstrikes after MPs approve action against Isis

Foreign policy,Syria,House of Commons,David Cameron,Jeremy Corbyn,Defence policy,UK security and counter-terrorism,Counter-terrorism policy,Politics,UK news,World news,Middle East and North Africa,Military<p>MoD confirms that jets carried out ‘first offensive operation over Syria and have conducted …

The Latest: Britain launches airstrikes against IS in Syria

LONDON (AP) — The latest developments regarding the fight against the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq: All times local:<p>4:00 a.m.<p>British warplanes have carried out airstrikes in Syria, hours after Parliament voted to authorize air attacks against Islamic State group targets there.<p>Four Royal …

Britain joins Syria air war; Putin vows more sanctions on Turkey

LONDON/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Britain joined U.S.-led air strikes against Islamic State in Syria on Thursday, but Vladimir Putin issued bitter new denunciations of Turkey for shooting down a Russian plane, demonstrating the limits to international solidarity.<p>British Tornado jets took off from the Royal …

Germany looks to join the anti-ISIS coalition, with an eye on security at home

France is at war with ISIS. The French president has been clear about that since the attacks in Paris.<p>Next door in Germany, the government has been more cautious. But the Germans might be moving in that direction.<p>Chancellor Angela Merkel wants to put 1,200 troops into the fight against the …

Britain carries out first air strikes in Syria: government

Royal Air Force Tornados had returned from the "first offensive operation over Syria and have conducted strikes", a spokesman for the ministry said.

Daesh sprang out of US 'blunder' in Iraq

<b>The Daesh Takfiris wreaking havoc in Iraq and Syria were created due to the United States' erroneous policies that included the 2003 Iraq War, says a</b> …

National Security

Revealed: the best rated airlines in the world

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways and Dubai’s Emirates Airline have been listed among the top rated airlines in the world, according to a new global …

Iran and Russia: An uneasy partnership

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Tehran last week and his immediate meeting with Iranian leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei touched off a …

Saudi refuses UAE request to send mercenaries to Yemen

Saudi Arabia refused a UAE offer to send Colombian mercenaries to Yemen, <i>Arabi21</i> reported an informed Saudi official as saying yesterday.<p>The official …

Lost underwater cities from Ancient Egypt to be revealed in British Museum exhibition

Archaeologists’ underwater discoveries of two Egpytian cities beneath the mouth of the River Nile, submerged for more than a thousand years, will be …

Islamic Movement leader: West causes religious wars

Khatib used the example of the expulsion of Muslims from Spain to argue that the West has consistently been acting against Islam.<p>><br>• ><p>Islamic Movement …

Islamism

Iraqi Shi'ite militias pledge to fight U.S. forces if deployed

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Powerful Iraqi Shi’ite Muslim armed groups on Tuesday rejected and pledged to fight any deployment of U.S. forces to the country after the United States said it was sending an elite special operations unit to combat Islamic State.<p>U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Stuart Jones (R) …

Glenn Greenwald: No strategic rationale why bombing Syria will weaken IS

With the UK parliament set to vote today on whether to carry out air strikes against the Islamic State in Syria, leading US independent journalist …

Middle East

Turkey makes progress on sealing Syria border, but is it enough?

WASHINGTON — In July, Turkey granted the United States access to use its military bases to conduct air operations against the Islamic State (IS) and …

No Fly Zone

Germany's Merkel urges refugees to reject anti-Semitism

REUTERS - German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged refugees arriving in Germany to embrace the country's values and reject discrimination and …

Second Israeli spying device said uncovered in south Lebanon

Lebanese media outlets reported Wednesday that the Lebanese army has identified a second Israeli spying device in as many days.<p>The news site Elnashra …

Tel Aviv refuses to welcome Belgian foreign minister

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu refused to meet with Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders who was scheduled to arrive in Israel in the …

Trump: You have to take out the terrorists' families

Presidential hopeful names ISIS number one threat.<p>><br>• ><p>Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during a campaign stop in Worcester, …

Syria's Assad says Russia's support changes balance on the ground

PRAGUE (Reuters) - Russia’s entry into the war in Syria has changed the balance on the ground, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said in an interview on Czech Television, and he predicted that support from his main international ally would remain strong.<p>A Russian S-400 defense missile system drives …

800-Pound Couple Vows to Lose Weight so They Can Have Sex for the First Time

They've been married since 2010.<p>Lin Yue and Deng Yang, both 30, haven't had sex in the five years they've been married, Central European News reports. The couple says their weight (which combined is more than 800 pounds) has prevented them from doing so.<p>They recently made the decision to prepare …

Could Probiotics Be a New Strategy For Weight Loss?

A probiotic blended into a milkshake may help protect against weight gain, according to a small recent study published in the journal <i>Obesity.</i><p>But …

Oprah on Weight Loss and Lifestyle Change: 'I'm Ready to Go Beyond the Scale'

Oprah Winfrey isn’t shy about discussing her weight loss ups and downs – but this time the new part-owner of Weight Watchers is determined to make a …

7 tips for work-life balance - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science

A student writes in:<p>Dear Sherri:<p>I am **, a PhD student in ** in ** University. I am trying to work productively. For example, I tried to use some …

Work-life Balance

5 sneaky ways to uncover the truth about work-life balance in a job interview

The problem is, it's hard to know before you actually start working in any given job how much work-life balance it offers.<p>Of course, you can outright ask the interviewer about it — but there's no guarantee they'll be completely honest, says Matt Mickiewicz, cofounder of Hired, a site for finding …

3 Online Learning Platforms That Can Help You Develop Your Ideal Work-Life Balance

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you feel like you’re always struggling to balance your work and personal life, you are not alone. In fact, one study found that 45 percent of workers feel obligated to respond to work emails during personal time, while 47 percent feel …

Machine Learning Will Replace Most Jobs, Predicts Vinod Khosla

The investor made a number of bold forecasts during the Post-Seed venture capital conference in San Francisco Tuesday.<p>Vinod Khosla (above) of Khosla Ventures says machine learning technology will change the world more than people imagine.<p>"I think the impact of machine learning on society will be …

6 Amazing Websites to Learn a Language If You're Too Busy

If you’re reading this, chances are that you’re a busy person.<p>Either you’ve got a job you work hard at, a business you run yourself, or perhaps …

Risky Business: How Taking More Risks Can Speed Up Learning

Imagine you’re approaching an intersection when the light starts to turn yellow. Do you chance it and speed ahead or patiently wait for the light to …

How Learning Through Immersion Can Ignite Your Passion

When I was a boy, at the encouragement of my grandmother, I stood up for the church altar call. The pastor--a large, black man with a voice like thunder--boomed, "Who of you would like to be baptized to become a member of God's church." My grandmother nudged me. "I would," I quivered. He flashed …