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'Just want to go home', says 16-year-old German girl who joined Islamic State: Reports
'Just want to go home', says 16-year-old German girl who joined Islamic State: Reports

BERLIN - A German teenager who joined Islamic State is now being held in detention in Iraq and says she regrets joining the jihadist group and just wants to come home to her family, media reported

Two Jordanians die in shooting at Israeli embassy in Amman: Security source
Two Jordanians die in shooting at Israeli embassy in Amman: Security source

Two Jordanians died from wounds inflicted during a shooting on Sunday in the compound of the heavily-guarded Israeli embassy that also wounded an Israeli, police and a security source said. Police said earlier that the two Jordanians worked for a furniture firm and entered the embassy compound before the shooting to do repairs. Police did not identify the wounded Israeli, and few other details were immediately available. 

Popularity tumbles for French President Emmanuel Macron: Poll
Popularity tumbles for French President Emmanuel Macron: Poll

 A poll out has shown that the popularity rating of France's new President Emmanuel Macron has slumped 10 points to hit 54 percent over the past month.

Jordanian killed, Israeli wounded at Amman embassy 'incident'

On Friday, thousands of Jordanians took to the streets of Amman after the weekly prayer to denounce the Israeli measures at the Haram al-Sharif mosque compound, known to Jews as Temple Mount.

US senators predict veto-proof support for Russia sanctions
US senators predict veto-proof support for Russia sanctions

Republicans and Democrats reached agreement on legislation that allows new sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea in a bill that would limit any potential effort by Trump to try to lift sanctions against Moscow.

William, Harry regret last rushed phone call with Diana

Britain's Princes William and Harry have spoken for the first time of their regret of having a rushed telephonic conversation with Princess Diana.

Eight found dead in Texas truck in suspected human trafficking case

Another 30 people, many in critical condition and suffering from heat stoke and exhaustion, were with the bodies in the trailer, which lacked air conditioning or a water supply, San Antonio Fire Chief Charles Hood said. 

London Bridge terror attack: 'Pakistani-origin terrorist buried in secret'
London Bridge terror attack: 'Pakistani-origin terrorist buried in secret'

The Pakistani-origin terrorist behind the London Bridge terror attack has been buried in secret, a media report said on Sunday.

At 94 meters underground, this is China's deepest subway station
At 94 meters underground, this is China's deepest subway station

A total of 94 escalators, dubbed China's largest such network, would be installed to move the passengers between the platforms.

Israeli forces arrest Hamas leaders in West Bank raid

Israel installed security cameras on Sunday at the mosque.

Russia keen to sell MiG-35 to IAF, talks on: Official
Russia keen to sell MiG-35 to IAF, talks on: Official

The fighter jet features improved flight and technical characteristics, the most advanced on board radio-electronic equipment and a wide arsenal of air-to-air and air-to-surface missiles.

Modern aircraft easier to fly, but combat tasks more challenging

The aircraft is also equipped with a version of the Phazotron Zhuk AESA radar that is capable of simultaneously detecting and tracking up to 30 aerial targets at up to 160 km away.

Taliban kills seven out of 70 abducted civilians in Afghanistan's Kandahar
Taliban kills seven out of 70 abducted civilians in Afghanistan's Kandahar

The motive of kidnappings is unclear but Taliban insurgents have been kidnapping civilians across the country, mainly on the highways where the Taliban insurgents stop the vehicles and kidnap the civilians for ransom or to bargain for the release of detained jihadis.

Canadian PM Trudeau goes 'desi, offers prayers in Indian attire to mark 10th  anniversary of BAPS temple
Canadian PM Trudeau goes 'desi, offers prayers in Indian attire to mark 10th anniversary of BAPS temple

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attended the 10th anniversary of the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Toronto on Sunday, and hailed the temple as an architectural masterpiece and a place for communal harmony.

Egypt sentences 28 to death over prosecutor's killing

A Cairo criminal court on Saturday confirmed death sentences against 28 people over the killing of Egypt's public prosecutor in 2015 and handed jail term to 15 others of 25 years each.

Iran vows full support for Iraq

Iran will continue full support to Iraqi government and nation to establish security and stability, Iranian Defence Minister Hossein Dehqan said.

US Congress agrees on combined Russia, Iran, North Korea sanctions bill

The US Congress reached an agreement to impose new sanctions on Russia for its alleged interference in the 2016 presidential election and its actions in Ukraine, a plan that is to be voted on this week in the House of Representatives.

Syrian army declares ceasefire in several areas near Damascus

The Syrian army announced the cessation of hostilities in several areas of a rebel stronghold near the capital Damascus.

56 militants killed in Afghan security operations

Up to 56 insurgents have been killed and 30 others injured during military operations conducted by Afghan security forces across the country, the Defense Ministry said.

 Benjamin Netanyahu condemns Palestinian stabbing attack
Benjamin Netanyahu condemns Palestinian stabbing attack

 Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned a Palestinian knife attack in a West Bank settlement that claimed the lives of three members of an Israeli family.

Free Iranian citizens, Iran tells US in response to Donald Trump

Last October, an Iranian court sentenced 46-year-old Siamak Namazi and his father Baquer Namazi, 80, to 10 years in prison on charges of spying and cooperating with the United States.

No dialogue with Qatar until it revises policies: UAE minister

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, an ally of Qatar, will visit Saudia Arabia, Kuwait and Qatar during a two-day mediation trip that begins on Sunday.

 US Army sergeant indicted in Hawaii on charges of trying to help Islamic State
US Army sergeant indicted in Hawaii on charges of trying to help Islamic State

Ikaika Erik Kang, 34, is being held in jail and is scheduled to appear in court in Honolulu on Monday to face charges. He was arrested on July 8.

UK palace releases Prince George's 4th birthday portrait
UK palace releases Prince George's 4th birthday portrait

The Duke and Duchess are very pleased to share this lovely picture as they celebrate Prince George's fourth birthday

Iran announces new missile production line: Report

The Sayyad 3 missile can reach an altitude of 27 km (16 miles) and travel up to 120 km (74 miles), Iranian Defence Minister Hossein Dehghan said at a ceremony.

Talk of new Pakistan PM just speculation, says Defence Minister Khawaja Asif

Amid talk that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif may have to quit over the Panama Papers case, Pakistan Defence Minister Khawaja Asif on Saturday said the notion of appointing a new Prime Minister was just a speculation.

Iran's Revolutionary Guards detain Saudi fishing boat, arrest crew: IRNA

The Saudi Information Ministry said it had intercepted the boat in Saudi waters on June 16 and that three members of Iran`s elite Revolutionary Guards had been detained in the incident.

Hezbollah and Syrian army advance in border offensive: Reports

In 2014, Arsal was the scene of one of the most serious spillovers of the Syrian war into Lebanon when jihadists briefly overran the town.

Israeli forces raid home of Palestinian attacker, arrest brother

Six people died on Friday in the bloodiest spate of Israeli-Palestinian violence for years.