The U.S. Congress has overturned President Donald J. Trump’s veto of a defense policy bill, a first by legislators since he took office nearly four years ago.
More people were killed in plane crashes last year than in 2019 despite a massive drop in fights due to the coronavirus pandemic, a Dutch aviation consultancy firm says.
The U.S. has seen increasing indications that Iran could be planning an attack against American forces or interests in the Middle East, according to a U.S. official.
Just weeks before taking office, the incoming U.S. administration of President-elect Joe Biden has received an unwelcome housewarming gift from the European Union in the form of a wide-ranging investment treaty agreed to in principle between the EU and China.
Congress has overridden President Donald Trump’s veto of a defense policy bill, a first by lawmakers since Trump took office nearly four years ago.
Iran has notified the International Atomic Energy Agency it will start enriching uranium to 20 percent purity, Russia’s Ambassador to the IAEA Mikhail Ulyanov said Friday.
The Hezbollah terror group’s al-Manar television channel on Friday denied that a reservoir being constructed by Lebanon near the northern border will limit water flow to the tributaries of Israel’s Jordan River.
Israeli Antiquities Authority (IAA) archaeologists recently unearthed an ancient Jewish mikveh (ritual bath) near the Garden of Gethsemane in Jerusalem, Christian Headlines reports.
In a sharp move away from its strong Catholic foundations, Argentina legalized abortion up to 14 weeks’ gestation on Wednesday. Up to now, abortion in Argentina was only permitted if the mother’s life is at risk or in cases of rape, NPR reports.
Islamic extremists in Uganda raped a female church pastor last month, claiming they were “teaching her a lesson” for converting Muslims to Christianity, Morning Star News reports. The Pastor, who was not named for her protection, was attacked in Kapyani in the Kibuku District of eastern Uganda on December 21. Although Ugandan law allows freedom of religion, and Muslims are a small minority in the country, radical Islamic persecution of Christians is ongoing.