At least 4 dead after fire breaks out in hospital in Rome

At least four people have died and more than 200 people evacuated after a devastating fire broke out near the mortuary of the San Giovanni Evangelista hospital in the Roman suburb of Tivoli late Friday night, according to Italy’s fire ...

Thousands of rabbis gather in Queens to pray for Israel, humanity

Thousands of rabbis will visit a sacred site in Queens Friday.

From Pilgrimage to Trial: An American Tourist's Lesson in Israel

In the realm of faith, a common adage resonates: "You can't have a testimony without a test." Imani Daffin, an American tourist on a twelve-day journey to explore the life of Jesus in Israel, sought to deepen her faith and ...

Is the Israel-Palestine War Deepening U.S. Inter-Ethnic Hate?

As the bloody war between Israel and Palestine escalates, so does antisemitic and Islamophobic U.S. hate.

US intelligence warned of potential for Gaza clash in days before attack

The US intelligence community produced at least two assessments based in part on intelligence provided by Israel warning the Biden administration of an increased risk for Palestinian-Israeli conflict in the weeks ahead of Saturday’s seismic attack on southern Israel, according ...

Houston Stands in Solidarity with Israel

Mayor Sylvester Turner, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, U.S. Reps. Sheila Jackson Lee, Sylvia Garcia, and Lizzie Fletcher, District Attorney Kim Ogg, County Commissioner Adrian Garcia, City Council Members Sallie Alcorn and Abbie Kamin, and NAACP President James Dixon brought Houston ...

Hundreds protest against Libyan authorities in flood-ravaged Derna

Protests have erupted in the eastern Libyan city of Derna with locals demanding the removal of those in power, a week after torrential rain caused two dams to collapse, sweeping whole neighborhoods into the Mediterranean Sea and killing thousands.

Women are just as corrupt as men in Mexican politics

Women are just as corrupt as men in Mexican municipal politics, according to a new study from Rice University.

Prosecutors will investigate Spain soccer boss Luis Rubiales over unwanted kiss with Jenni Hermoso

Spanish prosecutors have opened an investigation that could end in sexual aggression charges against the country’s soccer federation boss Luis Rubiales.

Air traffic control ‘failure’ hits UK airports

Air passengers across Europe faced delays on Monday on one of the summer’s busiest travel days after the UK’s air traffic control system suffered a “technical issue” resulting in restrictions on flights.

US Ambassador Kathleen FitzGibbon arrives in Niger

US Ambassador Kathleen FitzGibbon arrived in Niger on Saturday, the State Department announced, taking up her post as the United States and partners continue to grapple with the military takeover in that country.

Biden turns to Camp David diplomacy for first-ever trilateral summit with Japan and South Korea

President Joe Biden is using the presidential retreat at Camp David to help with a diplomatic mission – hosting the first-ever trilateral summit with Japan and South Korea, two countries that are putting aside a fraught history in the face ...

Ecuador presidential candidate Fernando Villavicencio assassinated at campaign event

A candidate in Ecuador’s upcoming presidential election, Fernando Villavicencio, was assassinated at a campaign event in the capital Wednesday as a deadly escalation of violence and crime grips the South American country.

Germany crashes out of Women’s World Cup as Morocco reaches knockout stage in tournament debut

Two-time world champion Germany crashed out of this year’s Women’s World Cup after drawing 1-1 to South Korea on Thursday.

City of Houston Delegation Strengthens Bilateral Relationships and Business Opportunities During Trade Mission to West Africa

A high-profile delegation from the City of Houston, led by Mayor Sylvester Turner, recently completed a week-long trade and investment mission visiting Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire and Ghana.