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Russian Military Plane With 14 Soldiers On Board Shot Down In Syria As Israel Takes Out Chemical Weapons Facility

By Geoffrey Grider 14 Russian servicemen aboard plane which went missing over Mediterranean; Syria claims 2 killed after Israel fires missiles from Lebanese airspace toward chemical weapons-linked facility in Latakia The Middle East was rocked tonight as a Russian military jet with 14 soldiers onboard was shot down as Israel launched airstrikes from Lebanese airspace…

Israel Defense Ministry ‘Sends Message’ To Assad By Publishing Ofek 11 Spy Photos Of Syrian Presidential Palace And Damascus Airport

By Geoffrey Grider To mark 30 years since its first orbital launch, Israel Defense Ministry publishes images from its newest spy satellite, showing Syrian tanks, an airfield… and Bashar Assad’s home After launching over 200 airstrikes on Syria over the past year to stop Iranian aggression, Israel today ‘sent a message’ to the Syrian government…

Cut Off By Rising Flood Waters Of Florence, Wilmington North Carolina Becomes An Island As Death Toll Continues To Rise

By Geoffrey Grider Wilmington Cut Off by Florence as Catastrophic Flooding Spreads Across North Carolina Having been downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm, Florence has mostly disappeared from the headlines. But torrential rain continues to fall, and widespread flooding has gotten so bad that the entire city of Wilmington has been completely cut…

Syrian State Media Claims Israel Launched Missile Strike On Area Near Damascus Airport Saturday Night

By Geoffrey Grider Syria state media said Israel missiles targeted Damascus airport Saturday evening, with regime air defenses firing in response. Last week, Israel make the somewhat surprise announcement that they have conducted over 200 airstrikes on areas in Syria over the last year. The reason for this they say is the ongoing encroachment by…

At least 4 dead as Hurricane Florence Brings ‘1,000-year’ Rain To The Carolinas And Surrounding Areas

By Geoffrey Grider At least four people, including a mother and her infant, have died in North Carolina as Hurricane Florence slowly moves through the Carolinas, officials said Friday. Two people died in Wilmington after a tree fell on their house, the city’s police department said. Hurricane Florence is causing the greatest damage with the…

3 Killed And Scores Wounded As 12,000 Palestinians Riot On Gaza Strip Border With Israel, Burn Tires And Hurl Rocks At Israeli Soldiers

By Geoffrey Grider Around 12,000 Palestinians participated in weekly demonstrations along the Gaza Strip border with Israel Friday evening. The army said rioters burned tires and hurled rocks at Israeli soldiers, who responded according to open-fire regulations. FROM TIMES OF ISRAEL: Palestinians have been rioting on the Gaza Strip border with Israel nearly every Friday…