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Israel Says Officer Stabbed, 3 Attackers Shot in Jerusalem

All three were shot dead by security forces. The Islamic State's claim of responsibly, though suspect, came as a surprise in Israel , which has yet to suffer an attack by the group of this nature. A spokesman for Israel's Shin Bet internal security agency told AFP it was "impossible to corroborate [the Daesh claim] at this point". It identified two of the men as Bra'a Salah and Asama Atta, born in 1998, and the third as Adel Ankush, born in 1999.



Hyundai, SK Leaders to Accompany Moon to US Next Week

In the last six-and-a-half weeks that the South Korean leader has been in office, North Korea has test-fired five ballistic missiles and Mr. Moon has emphasized on multiple occasions that the rogue state should expect additional, stronger sanctions should it go ahead with another ICBM test or a sixth nuclear test.


Iran Launches Missiles into Syria targeting ISIS

Iran Launches Missiles into Syria targeting ISIS

Earlier on Monday, Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) announced that the Sunday attack on the "terrorists" in Syria's eastern region of Deir ez-Zor had been coordinated with the Syrian government. Led by the IRGC, about 10,000 Iranian combat troops are in Syria fighting alongside thousands of fighters from Hezbollah , Lebanon's Tehran-affiliated Shi'ite militia, and assorted Shi'ite militias.


Korea, terrorism expected to feature at US-China dialogue

Korea, terrorism expected to feature at US-China dialogue

USA and Chinese diplomats and defense chiefs have begun talks in Washington that are expected to focus on the nuclear and missile threat from North Korea. -China Diplomatic and Security Dialogue. Last week, Tillerson told a Senate hearing that China's efforts on North Korea had been "uneven". What is included in this North Korean nuclear deal? Tillerson urged China to help crack down on illicit North Korean activities that fund its nuclear and missile programs, and said the ...


Renewed calls to oust Nancy Pelosi: Darcy cartoon

Renewed calls to oust Nancy Pelosi: Darcy cartoon

Nor have they identified a challenger. Kathleen Rice and a group of Democrats met privately Thursday to brainstorm ways to replace the Democratic House leader. But in the second half of her 15 years as caucus leader, the Democrats in the House have been in a steady decline, losing the House majority in 2010, and continuing to lose seats.