Israel’s naval commando unit shot and killed Muhammad Suleiman, a top military advisor to the Syrian President Bashar Assad in 2008, according to a leaked National Security Agency file, published by The Intercept.
Newly released footage from June demonstrates the raw power of an explosion that saw a Colombian Black Hawk army helicopter blown to bits after landing on a minefield. The blast, which killed four of the soldiers onboard, has been blamed on local rebels.
The version that the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was downed by an air-to-air missile nearly a year ago is the one in priority, said Russia’s Investigative Committee head Vladimir Markin. He added that the rocket was not Russian made.
Bahrain needs to free its political prisoners to create an atmosphere for proper dialogue between the government and opposition to solve the ongoing political crisis, said Nabeel Rajab, Bahrain's rights activist who was just released from prison.
The Russian Emergencies Ministry has sent two Il-76 planes with food supplies to Yemen, following a request by the country’s government. Over 46 tons of humanitarian aid, mostly food, has been delivered.
A man who joined protests against SeaWorld and incited demonstrators to engage in illegal activities was a double-agent working on behalf of the company, claims animal-rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).
Evidence collected from Al-Haq, an independent Palestinian human-rights organization, indicates there was no threat to the life of the soldiers who fatally shot Palestinian youth, said Tahssin Elian, a human rights activist from Ramallah