Iraqi-U.S. forces launch fight for Fallujah

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MSNBC) BAGHDAD, Iraq — Local ground forces backed by U.S.-led military aircraft launched an operation Monday to storm the ISIS stronghold of Fallujah, officials told NBC News. The more…

Iran bars pilgrims from traveling to Mecca

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN)Iran has barred its pilgrims from traveling to Mecca to take part in the annual Muslim Hajj pilgrimage after accusing Saudi Arabia of failing to guarantee the safety more…

17 dead in fire at unlicensed nursing home

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Kiev, Ukraine (CNN)Seventeen people died after a fire broke out Sunday morning at an illegally-run home for the elderly near Kiev, Ukraine's capital, officials said. Ukraine's Deputy Prime more…

14,000 migrants rescued in Mediterranean Sea

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) Horrific stories emerged Sunday about more than 700 migrants who drowned trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea since Wednesday, according to the United Nations refugee agency. Rescuers more…

Mrs. Netanyahu accused of misuse of Israeli funds

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_3347454" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Sara Netanyahu[/caption] Israeli media are reporting a police investigation has recommended indicting the wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over misuse of state funds more…