Iraq Mosul's Christians face dilemma after ISIS

Haitham Behnam, a 34-year-old Iraqi Christian man who fled the violence in Mosul after Islamic State (IS) group militants seized control of the northern Iraqi city, stands at his auto repair workshop where he works as a mechanic in Arbil, the capital of the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq, on July 20, 2017.

For some of the thousands of Christians who had to flee Mosul after ISIS took over the city, going back is not an option as they feel Christians have "no security, no protection," in the city. More

Hungary visit Netanyahu slams EU's 'crazy' Israel policy

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denounced the EU's political demands on Israel as "absolutely crazy", in remarks leaked from a closed-door meeting with eastern and central European leaders in Budapest. More

Middle East China's Xi reaffirms commitment to peace in the Middle East

In a meeting with his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday, Xi reaffirmed China's support of a two-state solution, with an independent, fully sovereign Palestinian state, bounded by the 1967 borders and with East Jerusalem as its capital. More

Venezuela Trump threatens Venezuela with 'economic actions'

President Donald Trump examines US-made products from all 50 states, including a Stetson brand hat, beside Dustin Noblitt (2nd-L), President and Chief Operating Officer, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on July 17, 2017.

The warning comes as Venezuela's opposition coalition called a nationwide strike for Thursday to kick off a "final offensive" aimed at forcing President Nicolas Maduro from office through early elections. Nearly 100 people have died since April, when street protests against Maduro turned violent. More

Europol Police smash Europe-wide horsemeat racket

A Spanish-led European police investigation has broken up an organised crime group that allegedly sold horsemeat across Europe that was "not suitable" for human consumption, officials said Sunday. More