Israel’s ‘alarmist claims’ raise the stakes against Iran | Nuclear Energy News

Israeli leaders have revived threats against Iran after warning it is just months away from possessing a nuclear weapon. The United States and Israel have formed a high-level team to…

New Zealand tried for years to deport Auckland knife attacker | ISIL/ISIS News

Court documents identify Auckland attacker as a Tamil Muslim from Sri Lanka who was granted refugee status in 2013. New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says her government had been…

Venezuela government signals ‘partial agreements’ at Mexico talks | Nicolas Maduro News

President Nicolas Maduro hopes talks in Mexico City will help ease global sanctions while opposition wants guarantees of free and fair regional elections. A top Venezuelan official signaled on Saturday…

Large oil spill in Gulf of Mexico after Ida, cleanup underway | Environment News

US Coast Guard says cleanup boats are at the scene of a sizable oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico after Hurricane Ida. The United States Coast Guard says cleanup…

Saudi forces intercept three ballistic missiles, blame Houthis | Houthis News

Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen’s Houthis say the rebels fired three ballistic missiles at cities in the kingdom’s east and south. Authorities in Saudi Arabia say they have intercepted three ballistic…

US drug companies say $26bn opioid settlement will proceed | Drugs News

Companies say ‘enough’ US states joined a settlement resolving claims they fuelled the opioid epidemic, allowing it to move ahead. Three large US drug distributors and drugmaker Johnson & Johnson…

Canada elections: Conservatives under fire over gun control | Elections News

Canada’s Conservative Party, which holds a slim lead in a tight election race, is facing mounting criticism for its stance on gun control, after the Conservatives pledged to overturn a…

Israeli president and Jordanian king hold secret talks | Politics News

The meeting between Isaac Herzog and King Abdullah II in Amman is sign of improving relations between the two states. Israeli President Isaac Herzog has revealed he met King Abdullah…

US Navy declares 5 sailors dead after helicopter crash in Pacific | Military News

Investigation is continuing into what caused MH-60S helicopter to crash into the sea off the coast of San Diego on Tuesday. The United States Navy’s Pacific Fleet has declared dead…

Tanzania main opposition party says several members arrested | Politics News

Police detain nine party members and raid offices in Musoma to block planned symposium on constitutional change, Chadema says. Tanzanian police have arrested several members of the country’s main opposition…