First Line News Articles for Tuesday, August 16 2022
A senior United Nations official lost her job after condemning the Palestinian Islamic Jihad for “indiscriminate rocket fire” against Israel in the recent flareup between Israel and the Gaza-based terrorist group.
The U.S. military says an attack with drones hit a compound run by American troops and U.S.-backed Syrian opposition fighters in eastern Syria
Today marks one year since the Taliban captured Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, effectively handing the country to the terrorist organization and washing away 20 years of any progress in the region.
Vladimir Putin sent a letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un pledging to expand bilateral relations on Monday, marking the latest promise of cooperation as the two leaders turn their diplomatic focus away from the West.
Israeli fighter jets hit pro-Iranian targets in Syria on Sunday, with some of the targets located near Russia’s main military bases in the country.
The United Kingdom has become the first country to approve Moderna’s dual-strain vaccine that targets both the original COVID-19 virus from 2020 and the first omicron strain known as BA.1.
Egyptian authorities said on Monday that most of the deaths from a fire at a Coptic Christian church in Cairo were due to smoke inhalation the stampede of people rushing to get out.
The Taliban on Monday celebrated the one-year anniversary of their return to power in Afghanistan after U.S. forces ended a 20-year campaign, but experts say the country is dealing with multiple crises, including a spiraling economy and deterioration of women’s rights.
Ukrainian and Russian-installed officials reported shelling near the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant in southern Ukraine on Monday, with both sides blaming each other days after the world nuclear watchdog warned of disaster if the fighting does not stop.
In a chaotic announcement that could foreshadow a court challenge, Kenya’s electoral commission chairman on Monday declared Deputy President William Ruto the winner of the country’s close presidential race over five-time contender Raila Odinga.