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UK finds 34 high-rise apartment buildings with unsafe siding
LONDON — Britain's fire-safety crisis expanded substantially Saturday as authorities said 34 high-rise apartment blocks across the country had cladding that failed fire safety tests. London officials scrambled to evacuate four public housing towers ...
'This Is Appalling': Evacuated London Residents Try to Cope
London Tower Blocks Evacuated as 34 Buildings Fail Fire Tests
Apartment building evacuations continue in London in wake of deadly fire
Posted: June 24, 2017, 8:03 pm
Israel strikes Syrian military near Golan Heights
(CNN) Israel launched strikes on Syrian military positions Saturday, close to the two countries' disputed border in the Golan Heights, according to the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). The action was a response to what the IDF said were more than 10 ...
Israeli jets strike Syrian military after shelling batters the Golan heights
Israel strikes Syrian positions after fire toward it
Two Killed in Israeli Airstrikes on Syrian Army in Golan Heights, Local Reports Say
Posted: June 24, 2017, 7:38 pm
The Boston Globe
Bomber blows himself up as Saudis foil terror plot in Mecca
The Boston Globe
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — A suicide bomber blew himself up near the Grand Mosque in Mecca as police disrupted a plot to target the holiest site in Islam just as the fasting month of Ramadan ends, Saudi security forces said Saturday. The Interior Ministry ...
The Latest: Lebanon's Hezbollah condemns Mecca bombing
A Brief History of Terror in Saudi Arabia
Saudis Thwart Attack on Mecca's Grand Mosque
Posted: June 24, 2017, 7:33 pm
Palestinians disappointed after 'tense' meeting with Kushner: report
President Trump will reportedly receive a report about the Israeli-Palestinian peace process following a "tense" meeting between White House senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner and leaders about the issue. The London-based Arabic daily al-Hayat ...
Jason Greenblatt visits home of slain Israeli policewoman, Western Wall
Jason Greenblatt - San Antonio Express-News
Jerusalem Jihad: Three Palestinians with Guns, Knives Carry Out Terrorist Attack in Israel's Capital
Posted: June 24, 2017, 7:05 pm
British Lawmakers Hit by 'Sustained' Cyber Attack
New York Times
LONDON — Britain's parliament was hit by a "sustained and determined" cyber attack on Saturday designed to identify weak email passwords, just over a month after a ransomware worm crippled parts of the country's health service. The House of Commons ...
UK parliament hit by cyber attack
Parliament hit by 'sustained' cyber-attack
Britain Investigates After UK Lawmakers Hit by Possible Cyber Security Attack
Posted: June 24, 2017, 7:03 pm
Massive landslide buries more than 120 people in southwest China
BEIJING -- More than 120 were buried by a landslide that caused huge rocks and a mass of earth to come crashing into homes in a mountain village in southwestern China early Saturday, officials said. The Xinhua News Agency reports 15 people have been ...
Hopes Fade After Landslide Destroys Chinese Village
Rescuers dig for bodies after landslide wipes out village in southwestern China
China landslide: 15 dead, over 100 missing in Sichuan
Posted: June 24, 2017, 6:59 pm
What Is Eid al-Fitr and Why Isn't Trump Hosting a Traditional Iftar Dinner to Celebrate?
Ramadan will come to an end this weekend with the major Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr, and thus far President Donald Trump's recognition of Islam's holiest month has been limited to a statement that almost exclusively addressed violence and terrorism.
Here's What The First Ramadan Of Trump's America Has Been Like
Saudi, most Gulf Arabs start Eid al-Fitr on Sunday
Eid: How is the start of the Muslim festival determined?
Posted: June 24, 2017, 5:00 pm
Qatar says list of demands by Arab states not realistic
Qatar's foreign minister has rejected a list of 13 conditions set by four Arab states for lifting sanctions, saying it is neither reasonable nor actionable. Qatar is under strict sanctions from Saudi Arabia and its allies, Egypt, the UAE and Bahrain ...
What's the Problem With Al Jazeera?
UAE: Arab states don't seek 'regime change' in Qatar
UAE sees 'parting of ways' if Qatar does not accept Arab demands
Posted: June 24, 2017, 1:52 pm
Evidence is mounting that Russia took 4 clear paths to meddle in the US election
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton US President Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Mark Wilson/Getty Images; Justin Sullivan/Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Business Insider. It was September 2015 when the FBI first noticed that Russian hackers had infiltrated ...
Former Obama intelligence official: Russian hack 'the political equivalent of 9/11'
White House Says Its Election Commission Will Examine Hacking. That's News To The Commissioners.
Trump acknowledges Russian meddling in tweet criticizing Obama
Posted: June 24, 2017, 12:02 pm