Israel further tightened its blockade of the Gaza Strip on July 17, preventing fuel deliveries through its only goods crossing with the Palestinian enclave after scores of kites carried firebombs across the border to burn Israeli farmland.
Donald Trump returned late July 16 from his European tour to face ire in Washington, where U.S. intelligence officials and senior Republicans were denouncing the president as “shameful” and “disgraceful” after he refused to challenge Russian leader Vladimir Putin over interference in American elections.
Syrian rebels and their relatives began evacuating the southern city of Daraa on July15 under a deal to bring the “cradle” of the country’s uprising back under government control.
Before coming to Europe, U.S. President Donald Trump raised eyebrows by predicting that July 16’s historic Helsinki summit with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin would be the “easiest” stage of his tour.
Denmark and Spain have arrested two terror suspects upon Turkey's demand through Interpol red notices.
Israel's army said it had launched air strikes targeting Hamas in the Gaza Strip on July 14, following border clashes that saw a Palestinian teenager shot dead and many injured including an Israeli soldier.
A federal grand jury charged 12 Russian intelligence officers on July 13 with hacking Democratic computer networks in 2016
Disgraced former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was in custody on Saturday, a day after the deadliest attacks in Pakistan’s troubled election campaign killed more than 130 people, including a candidate.
A top aide to Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on July 13 that Iran would immediately withdraw its “military advisers” from Syria and Iraq only if their governments wanted it to.
An Air China jet made a rapid emergency descent after a co-pilot mistakenly turned off air-conditioning systems in a bid to conceal his e-cigarette smoke, Chinese media quoted the country’s civil aviation authority as saying on July 13.
Argentina has asked Russia to arrest former Iranian foreign minister Ali Akbar Velayati for extradition in connection with the 1994 bombing of a Jewish center in Buenos Aires, the foreign ministry said on July 12.
Pakistan authorities locked down parts of Lahore Friday for the return from London of former premier Nawaz Sharif, who faces possible arrest and a 10-year prison sentence ahead of already tense elections his party insists are being rigged.