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Quiet Please: French Jet's Sonic Boom Shakes Paris, Disrupts Tennis

Quiet Please: French Jet's Sonic Boom Shakes Paris, Disrupts Tennis

A French fighter jet broke the sound barrier on Wednesday as it scrambled to join a commercial jet that had lost contact with air traffic control, causing a sonic boom that reverberated through Paris and its suburbs, the defense ministry said. The boom rattled windows, scattered startled birds, b

139 Refugees Leave Greece to Resettle in Germany

139 Refugees Leave Greece to Resettle in Germany

Greek authorities said 139 vulnerable asylum-seekers who had been living in overcrowded Greek island camps have left for Germany. This came as part of efforts exerted to ease overcrowding and move refugees to other European countries.

Sheikh Sabah Laid to Rest in Kuwait’s Sulaibikhat Cemetery

Late Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah was laid to rest on Wednesday. He was buried at the Sulaibikhat Cemetery with new ruler Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Sabah leading the mourners. Funeral prayers for the late emir were performed at the Bilal bin Rabah mosque. The prayer

Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmed al-Sabah: A Security Figure, Reformer

Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmed al-Sabah: A Security Figure, Reformer

Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah has been appointed the 16th Emir of Kuwait. The newly assigned Emir of Kuwait is the sixth son of the 10th Ruler from the Al Sabah dynasty, Sheikh Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, who ruled Kuwait from 1921 to 1950.

IAEA Inspects Second Suspected Atomic Site in Iran

IAEA Inspects Second Suspected Atomic Site in Iran

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA has inspected the second of two suspected former secret atomic sites in Iran, as agreed with Tehran last month, the agency said on Wednesday. The UN nuclear watchdog has not named either of the two undeclared sites but it has described activities it su

Yemen Urges Unity in Arab Stance against Iranian Interference

Yemen Urges Unity in Arab Stance against Iranian Interference

The Yemeni government urged Arab nations to unify their stance against Iran’s agenda for destabilizing Arab countries through hostile and terrorist actions.

Iran's New Coronavirus Cases Exceed 450,000

Iran's confirmed COVID-19 cases crossed the 450,000 threshold on Tuesday with 3,677 infections identified in the last 24 hours, a health ministry spokeswoman told state TV, as the country’s death toll spiked to 25,986. Sima Sadat Lari said 207 people had died in the past 24 hours and the total nu