Protesters storm governor’s office in southern Syrian city, two killed in clashes

Protesters storm governor’s office in southern Syrian city, two killed in clashes

Protests in Sweida over worsening economy Crowds storm the governor’s office and set a building on fire Authorities say armed “outlaws” also attempted to seize police headquarters One policeman dead, says the Ministry of the Interior Hospital source says one protester has died of injuries AMMAN, Dec 4 (Reuters) – Dozens of protesters angry at … Read more

The G7 begins to pressure Russia on Ukraine with a cap on the price of oil

The G7 begins to pressure Russia on Ukraine with a cap on the price of oil

Russia says it will not export oil subject to cap Zelenskiy says price cap will do little to deter Russia Regions of Ukraine resort to scheduled blackouts Ukrainian forces hold positions along the front line -Zelenskiy Russia says troops conduct successful operations in Bakhmut Kyiv, Dec 5 (Reuters) – A Group of Seven (G7) price … Read more

Senior Iran legal cleric says morality police shut down

Senior Iran legal cleric says morality police shut down

Protesters call for an economic boycott from Monday to Wednesday Raisi visits Tehran University on Wednesday for Student’s Day Home Office silent on state of morality police DUBAI, Dec 4 (Reuters) – Protesters in Iran called a three-day strike this week on Sunday, mounting pressure on authorities after the public prosecutor said the moral police … Read more

El Salvador Deploys 10,000 Soldiers to Gang-Controlled Capital Suburb

El Salvador Deploys 10,000 Soldiers to Gang-Controlled Capital Suburb

SAN SALVADOR, Dec 3 (Reuters) – El Salvador’s President Nayib Bukele announced on Saturday the deployment of 10,000 security force members to a suburb of San Salvador known to be a gang stronghold. The move is the latest escalation in a crusade against gang violence that began in March and which rights groups say has … Read more

Ukraine imposes sanctions on senior clerics in pro-Moscow church

Ukraine imposes sanctions on senior clerics in pro-Moscow church

Dec 3 (Reuters) – Ukraine is imposing sanctions on 10 senior clerics linked to a pro-Moscow church on the grounds that they agreed to work with the Russian occupation authorities or justified the invasion of Moscow, the security service said on Saturday. . The announcement is the latest in a series of moves against a … Read more

Iran’s state body reports 200 dead in protests, Raisi praises ‘freedoms’

Iran’s state body reports 200 dead in protests, Raisi praises ‘freedoms’

DUBAI, Dec 3 (Reuters) – President Ebrahim Raisi praised the Islamic Republic of Iran on Saturday as a guarantor of rights and freedoms, defending the ruling system amid a crackdown on anti-government protests that the United Nations said has cost more than 300 lives. Meanwhile, a top state security body said 200 people, including members … Read more

Japan, Britain and Italy to announce joint fighter project next week: sources

Japan, Britain and Italy to announce joint fighter project next week: sources

TOKYO, Dec 2 (Reuters) – Japan, Britain and Italy will announce a groundbreaking deal next week to jointly develop a new advanced fighter jet, two sources with knowledge of the plan told Reuters. For Tokyo and London it represents the culmination of ever-closer defense ties, which in turn give Britain a greater security role in … Read more

Ukraine says Russia withdraws forces from riverside cities off Kherson

Ukraine says Russia withdraws forces from riverside cities off Kherson

Kyiv: Russia withdraws some troops from Oleshky and nearby towns Heavy trench warfare in the east as winter approaches Kyiv mayor says stock up on food and warm clothes EU tentatively agrees on oil price cap KHERSON, Ukraine, Dec 1 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military said on Thursday that Russia had withdrawn some troops from cities … Read more

Five letter bombs detected in Spain, the country intensifies security

Five letter bombs detected in Spain, the country intensifies security

First device sent to the Prime Minister’s office on November 24 Four similar bomb letters received on Wednesday and Thursday Ukrainian embassy official slightly injured by a device The Ministry of Defence, the arms manufacturer and the air base were also attacked. ‘Homemade’ devices designed to burn instead of explode MADRID, Dec 1 (Reuters) – … Read more

South Korea deploys planes as Chinese, Russian fighter jets enter air defense zone

South Korea deploys planes as Chinese, Russian fighter jets enter air defense zone

SEOUL, Nov 30 (Reuters) – The South Korean military said it deployed fighter jets when two Chinese and six Russian fighter jets entered its air defense zone on Wednesday. The two Chinese H-6 bombers repeatedly entered and left the Korean Air Defense Identification Zone (KADIZ) off the south and northeast coasts of South Korea starting … Read more