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Iran condemns wave of Israeli air strikes in Syria

Iran has backed Syria’s “right to defend itself” after Israel launched strikes on what it said was Iranian military infrastructure inside Syria. In the first comments by Iran since Thursday’s wave of strikes, the…

Bill Cosby found guilty of sexual assault in retrial

US comedian Bill Cosby has been found guilty of three counts of sexual assault, each of which carries a potential 10 years in prison. The actor, 80, has been on trial for drugging and assaulting ex-basketball player Andrea Constand in 2004.…

DJ Avicii, top electronic dance music artist, dies at 28

Swedish DJ Avicii, who has collaborated with the likes of Madonna and Coldplay, has died in Oman at the age of 28. Avicii’s club anthems include Wake Me Up, Hey Brother, and recently, Lonely Together with Rita Ora. READ MORE:…

James Comey: Six claims about Trump from ex-FBI director

The latest salvo by former FBI Director James Comey in his feud with President Donald Trump included the charge that the president was morally unfit and may have obstructed justice. In a primetime television interview, which precedes his…

Russia says Syrian ‘chemical attack’ was staged

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said a reported chemical attack in Syria was staged by foreign agents. The US and France say they have proof it took place and, alongside the UK, are considering military retaliation. READ MORE:…