Rare anti-government protest turns deadly in southern Syria | Syria’s War News

Rare anti-government protest turns deadly in southern Syria | Syria’s War News

Demonstrators are angry with the Assad government over rising prices, power cuts, food and fuel shortages. At least two people have been killed, including a policeman, when protesters in the southern Syrian city of Sweida stormed a provincial government building in a rare anti-government protest over rising prices and other economic hardships. The activist media … Read more

US Navy says trawler carrying arms haul was bound for Yemen | Houthis News

US Navy says trawler carrying arms haul was bound for Yemen | Houthis News

US Navy says the boat was carrying more than one million rounds of ammunition and was intercepted along a maritime route from Iran to Yemen. The United States Navy says it has intercepted a fishing trawler smuggling more than 50 tonnes of ammunition — including more than 1 million bullet rounds, thousands of rocket fuses, … Read more

US knocked out of World Cup, loses to the Netherlands 3-1

US knocked out of World Cup, loses to the Netherlands 3-1

AL RAYYAN, Qatar (AP) — Christian Pulisic covered his face as he walked off. Tyler Adams, Weston McKennie and Kellyn Acosta gathered for a group hug. Tim Weah, DeAndre Yedlin and Sean Johnson sat on the field in a small circle with their cleats off. “It hurts after a tough loss like that when we … Read more

Palestinians say killing caught on video was unjustified

Palestinians say killing caught on video was unjustified

HAWARA, West Bank (AP) — A makeshift sidewalk memorial with a Palestinian flag and a mourning notice paid tribute Saturday to a 22-year-old Palestinian whose death at the hands of an Israeli border police officer — four pistol shots from close range — was captured on widely shared amateur video. A day after the shooting … Read more

Israeli warplanes strike Gaza as EU calls for ‘accountability’ | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Israeli warplanes strike Gaza as EU calls for ‘accountability’ | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Air raids on Gaza come in a week where 10 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank. Israeli warplanes have attacked sites in the Gaza Strip after a rocket landed in southern Israel and as tensions reach a boiling point in the occupied West Bank, where 10 Palestinians have been … Read more

‘Executed in cold blood’: Palestinians react to public killing | Israel-Palestine conflict News

‘Executed in cold blood’: Palestinians react to public killing | Israel-Palestine conflict News

The killing of a Palestinian man by an Israeli soldier in broad daylight in the occupied West Bank has sparked widespread anger among Palestinians, amid calls on social media to escalate resistance acts against the Israeli occupation. The last moments of Ammar Mufleh, 23, were captured on video on Friday by an unknown Palestinian. Footage … Read more

Elnaz Rekabi: Iranian athlete’s family home demolished by officials, media outlet says

Elnaz Rekabi: Iranian athlete’s family home demolished by officials, media outlet says

CNN  —  The family home of Iranian rock climber Elnaz Rekabi has been demolished, according to the pro-reform news outlet IranWire, after she rose to international prominence this fall for competing with her head uncovered. Rekabi competed without her hijab in South Korea in October, just as anti-regime protests swept Iran following the death of … Read more

Germany out of World Cup despite 4-2 win over Costa Rica

Germany out of World Cup despite 4-2 win over Costa Rica

AL KHOR, Qatar (AP) — Back-to-back early exits at the World Cup have Germany coach Hansi Flick wanting to go back to basics. The four-time champions were again eliminated from the group stage, four years after their embarrassing display as defending champions in Russia. Something has to change, Flick said after a 4-2 victory over … Read more

Morocco beat Canada 2-1 to book place in World Cup last 16 | Qatar World Cup 2022 News

Morocco beat Canada 2-1 to book place in World Cup last 16 | Qatar World Cup 2022 News

Wild celebrations at Al Thumama Stadium after Atlas Lions progress to the next stage of the tournament in Qatar. Morocco have defeated Canada 2-1 to book their place in the round of 16 of the football World Cup in Qatar. Hakim Ziyech gave Morocco the lead in the fourth minute, before Youssef En-Nesyri made it … Read more

Nakba film streams on Netflix despite Israeli threats | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Nakba film streams on Netflix despite Israeli threats | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Farha depicts the ethnic cleansing of Palestinians in 1948, when at least 750,000 were forced from their homes. A Jordanian film depicting the ethnic cleansing of Palestine during the 1948 Nakba, when Zionist forces declared the creation of the State of Israel, has begun airing on Netflix despite attacks from Israeli politicians. Farha is directed … Read more