Millions of residents of New Orleans and southern Louisiana struggling to cope without power after Hurricane Ida slammed into their region, may have to wait up to 30 days for electricity to be restored, Voice of America (VOA) reports.
With the president and commander-in-Chief Joe Biden pressuring them to leave, U.S. military officials expressed outrage about the Army abandoning Americans in Taliban-ruled Afghanistan.
A court in Iran has reduced the five-year prison sentences of three Iranian Christians who were appealing against their convictions for engaging in anti-Islamic propaganda, Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) reports. Amin Khaki, Milad Goudarzi, and Alireza Nourmohammadi each saw their prison sentence reduced to three years, although their overall appeal was denied.
U.S. President Joe Biden heard in July from his Afghan counterpart that Afghanistan would quickly fall to the Taliban without adequate American air support, but Biden was reluctant to provide it, according to a transcript analyzed by Worthy News.
A Texas law banning abortions after six weeks went into effect Wednesday after the Supreme Court did not intervene to block it this week.
Energy Minister Karine Elharrar announced Tuesday that Israel will stop issuing new permits for oil exploration on land.
U.S. President Joe Biden confirmed the end of America’s two decades of military presence in Afghanistan, long after Islamist Taliban fighters with U.S.-supplied camouflage uniforms and M4 rifles already celebrated their victory.
A new bill that is posed to give law enforcement unprecedented powers to “identify and disrupt serious criminal activity occurring online” has passed through both houses within 24 hours on August 26, 2021.
The European Union said it reached its goal of getting 70% of adults fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before the end of summer.
Hundreds of Palestinians demonstrated on the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel on Monday for a third straight night of riots, as the head of the Israel Defense Forces warned that the army would not hesitate to respond to any violence.