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Iran petrol price hike: Protesters warned that security forces may intervene

BBC | a minute ago

Iran's Interior Minister has warned security officials will step up action against protesters taking to the streets over a new petrol policy. Protests have erupted across Iran after the government unexpectedly announced it was rationing petrol and increasing its price. At least one person has been killed and others injured in the violence.

Mother of Benghazi victim lashes out at ousted Ukraine ambassador for her impeachment testimony

Mail Online | a minute ago

The mother of one of the four Americans killed in the 2012 terror attack in Benghazi, Libya has lashed out at the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine for invoking her son's name during her impeachment inquiry testimony. Patricia Smith, the mother of late U.S. foreign service employee Sean Smith, berated former ambassador to Ukraine Marie ...

IDF strikes Hamas targets after rocket fire towards Beersheba

The Jerusalem Post Blogs | a minute ago

Israel struck Hamas targets in Gaza after Palestinians launched two rockets towards the southern Israeli city of Beersheba early on Saturday morning. The IDF believes Hamas was responsible for firing the rockets. It was the latest violation of a ceasefire understanding that was put in place on Thursday morning after two days of heavy fighting ...

White House budget official says decision to delay aid to Ukraine was highly irregular

MSN | a minute ago

A longtime budget official testified Saturday that the White House decision to freeze military aid to Ukraine in mid-July was highly irregular and that senior political appointees in the Office of Management and Budget were unable to provide an explanation for the delay. The testimony from Mark Sandy, the first employee of OMB to testify in the ...

Paris in flames as Yellow Vest protesters demand 'Macron out!' in bloody anniversary riot

Express | a minute ago

Yellow Vest protesters, many of whom were dressed all in black and covering their faces, set rubbish bins on fire and hurled cobblestones and bottles at riot police as they built barricades. Several cars were also set alight, forcing police to fire tear gas and a water cannon as the violent clashes again threatened to spiral out of control.

Protests grip major Iran cities over gas prices; 1 killed

StamfordAdvocate | a minute ago

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Protesters angered by Iran raising government-set gasoline prices by 50% blocked traffic in major cities and occasionally clashed with police Saturday after a night of demonstrations punctuated by gunfire, in violence that reportedly killed at least one person. The protests put renewed pressure on Iran’s ...