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Israel confirms attacks on Iranian forces in Syria

(JERUSALEM) – In an extra statement, the Israeli military confirmed on Monday that it attacked Iranian military targets in Syria, hours after performing a rare daylight flight near Damascus International Airport. The statement was issued hours after the Israeli missile defense listened to an incoming missile over the Golan Heights in the wake of the airport riot. "We have begun …

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The Muslim region of the Philippines votes on new law of independence | Philippines News

Manila, Philippines – Almost three million Filipinos from the country's Muslim majority southern region decide on a new law that would place them under a substantially more autonomous regional government. Monday's trial at Bangsamoro Organic law can make or break the decades-old peace process between the national government and the mor-Islamic liberation (Front), which began as a secessionist armed movement …

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May to focus on Irish backstop in her Brexit 'plan B'

Image copyright Reuters Theresa May will try to find Tory Brexiteers and DUP MPs to back her withdrawal deal by resolving Irish sources backstop, Cabinet sources say Last week, Mrs May said she would focus on cross-party talks to get a Brexit deal accepted by Parliament. But she is now seeking to win approval from her own benches, with the …

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Ex-Deputy to Argentine Bishop says the Vatican knew about wrongdoing

The Vatican received information in 2015 and 2017 that an Argentine bishop near Pope Francis had taken naked souls, exhibited "obscene" behavior and had been accused of maladministration with seminars, told his former first general, The Associated Press, who undermined the Vatican's allegations of allegations if sexual abuse was only made a few months ago. Francis accepted Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta's …

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Israel meets Iranian targets in Syria – military

Image copyright EPA Captions Syrian air defense said they had intercepted Israeli missiles Israel's military says it has started beating Iranian targets in Syria. Israel's Defense Forces (IDF) say its activities are against the Iranian revolutionary guards Quds Force – elite units. It gave no details. But there are reports of strikes around the Syrian capital Damascus at the beginning …

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The 26 largest billions are as rich as 3.8 billion people

Billionaires, which now number 2 208 record, has more wealth than ever before, according to an Oxfam International report published Monday. Since the global financial crisis of a decade ago, the number of millionaires has almost doubled. The annual study was released before the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, which brings together some of the richest and most …

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A new billionaire is marked every other day when the poor lose wealth – Oxfam International report was released today before the World Economic Forum in Davos

Inequality in revenue creates the beneficial interest Oxfam International calls a "deep shocking" trend: Billionaires not only grow richer and add to their joints, but the poorest part of the world loses wealth at a time when the world economy is growing. The economic climate is creating extra-large profits for billionaires, whose fortunes rose by 12 percent last year, while …

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Syrian air defense shooting down "hostile targets": state media | Syria News

The Israeli military says it is exercised overnight on Iranian targets in Syria, while Syrian state media reports that the country's air defense has shot down "hostile targets". "We have begun to strike the Iranian Qud's target in Syrian territory. We warn the Syrian defense forces against trying to harm Israeli forces or territories," said Israel's military in a statement …

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