Supporters of the Syrian regime are sharing photos of their dinners to taunt thousands of starving civilians in a besieged town.
The hashtag #متضامن_مع_حصار_مضايا, meaning “solidarity with the siege of Madaya”, has sparked a new wave of outrage over the continuing crisis, with those using it condemned as “sadistic” and “unbelievably disgusting”.
Iraq Saturday denied claims made by Ankara that its soldiers on a controversial base near the northern city of Mosul killed 18 extremists after coming under attack.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan himself announced on television Friday that the ISIS group had tried to infiltrate the base in the Bashiqa area.
For nearly a week, a band of anti-government outsiders occupying a nature reserve has put Harney County, a remote patch of land in southeastern Oregon, in the national spotlight.
But Wednesday, a group of local residents banded together to reclaim the conversation and send their uninvited guests a message: We appreciate the effort, but it’s time for you to go.
Russian street artist Nikita Nomerz makes old buildings come alive by painting facial features on the facade. Nikita travels around to various cities bringing his unique art form to structures such as water towers and old abandoned buildings. In an interview with the Telegraph he says, "I started in school with classic hip hop graffiti but became more interested in street art and began all sorts of experiments."
“Performing the peace prayers in ISIS Controlled Syria will be the most important and dangerous peace mission of my life,” he explained.
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Why does one of the world’s most reviled technologies keep winning?
North Korea says it has successfully tested a hydrogen bomb which, if confirmed, would be its fourth nuclear test since 2006.
The new map generated a fresh wave of outrage from Ukrainians, who began circulating the hashtag #BanCocaCola and calling for a boycott of the company.
The two countries have long been at odds, but Saudi Arabia's execution of Shiite cleric Nimr al-Nimr Saturday kicked off a new round of sparring between them that analysts say could mark a dangerous shift in an already volatile region.
In this paper I am concerned with instances in which carbon fiber extends performances of masculinity that are attached to particular kinds of hegemonic male bodies. In examining carbon fiber as a prosthetic form of masculinity, I advance three main arguments. Firstly, carbon fiber can be a site of the supersession of disability that is affected through masculinized technology.
In sum, this hypothesis holds that a lightning discharge in a thundercloud can temporarily change the electric field above the cloud where charged ice crystals were reflecting sunlight. The new electric field quickly re-orients the geometric crystals to a new orientation that reflects sunlight differently. In other words, a lightning discharge can cause a sundog to jump. Soon, the old electric field may be restored, causing the ice crystals to return to their original orientation.
Residents of Crimea are facing several more months of blackouts after being asked to choose between energy shortages or signing an electricity supply contract that defines the peninsula as part of Ukraine.
A man who was charged with setting fire to a Houston mosque on Christmas Day is a devout Muslim who said he worshipped there for years, authorities said Wednesday.
Gary Nathaniel Moore, 37, of Houston, was arrested early Wednesday morning, and appeared in court 7 a.m. that day for the Dec. 25 fire. U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Special Agent Nicole Strong said they don’t know a motive but added there’s no evidence that it was a hate crime, The Associated Press reported.
Earliest sea scorpion discovered in Iowa
Huge predator stalked ocean 460 million years ago
Tarrant County Sheriff Dee Anderson said 18-year-old Ethan Couch — who was on juvenile probation after killing
four people in a drunken driving wreck — and his mother had prepared to be gone a while, even dyeing Couch's
blond hair black, before being detained Monday in the Pacific Coast city of Puerto Vallarta.
Quite why they’d elected to rob a condom machine on Christmas Day of all days is not recorded. Perhaps they’d overdone it on the festive glühwein.
Did you call a transsexual person “he” or “she” when they preferred to be called “zhe?” According to a newly updated anti-discrimination law in New York City, you could be fined an eye-watering $250,000.
"What the co-leader has done is treason, provocation," Mr Erdogan said, referring to Mr Demirtas, co-leader of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP).
At the weekend the HDP and other pro-Kurdish groups called for self-rule in Turkey's mainly Kurdish south-east.
Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said the contact between Moscow and the Afghan Taliban only involves intelligence-sharing and information exchange regarding the fight against ISIS.
That, at least, is the initial impression one gets from a series of news reports.
The metal community shook late Monday with news that singer, bassist and songwriter Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister from the influential British metal band Motörhead had died. He was 70.
"We stand as Arab countries along with Iraq and we call on Turkey to immediately withdraw its military forces from Iraq and respect the international border between the two countries."
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That's not the point, he insists: "My client already has a Pagani or a Koenniggseg, and he wants something different."
Since 2003, Moscow has watched with infinite patience as US-led forces have steadily steamrolled a path of chaos and carnage across a large swath of Central Asia, the Middle East and North Africa. This year Vladimir Putin drew a line at Syria.
All three Democratic presidential candidates went after Republican Donald Trump during Saturday night's Democratic debate, but one of the starkest claims came from frontrunner Hillary Clinton. Because of his proposal to temporarily ban Muslims from entering the U.S., Clinton said Trump "is becoming ISIS' best recruiter," referring to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.