File - In this Monday, Dec. 17, 2018 file photo, technicians stand next to the SpaceIL lunar module, an unmanned spacecraft, is on display in a special "clean room" where the space craft is being developed, during a press tour of their facility near Tel Aviv, Israel. SpaceIL and state-owned Israel Aerospace Industries told a news conference that the landing craft will take off from Florida, to its weekslong voyage to the moon this week. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit, File)

Israel’s First Private Lunar Mission to be Launched This Week

A nonprofit Israeli consortium said Monday that it hopes to make history this week by launching the first private aircraft to land on the...
In this Jan. 4, 2019 photo, a woman places her hands in prayer on a wooden triangle, between framed images of spiritual healer Joao Teixeira de Faria and Jesus Christ, inside the Casa de Dom Inacio, in Abadiania, Brazil. Hundreds of women have accused de Faria of sexual abuse. The mounting accusations are turning the 77-year-old spiritual guru into Brazil's first major figure to go down in the #metoo era. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)

Brazil’s #MeToo Moment: Spiritual Guru Accused of Sex Abuse

For over 40 years, spiritual healer Joao Teixeira de Faria drew people from all over the world to this small city in central Brazil,...
A U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighter stands atop a building used as a temporary base near the last land still held by Islamic State militants in Baghouz, Syria, Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. Hundreds of Islamic State militants are surrounded in a tiny area in eastern Syria are refusing to surrender and are trying to negotiate an exit, Syrian activists and a person close to the negotiations said Monday. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Tense Standoff Spells Endgame for ISIS Militants in Syria

The collection of tents was largely silent on a sunny winter Monday afternoon. Few people were visible, but the few out and about were...

Protestors Call for Maduro to Allow Life-Saving Aid into Venezuela

The humanitarian crisis in Venezuela is growing worse as the country's weeks-long political showdown drags on. And as the tragedy sinks to new levels...
President Donald Trump speaks to a Venezuelan American community at Florida Ocean Bank Convocation Center at Florida International University in Miami, Fla., Monday, Feb. 18, 2019, to speak out against President Nicolas Maduro's government and its socialist policies. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

President Trump Pleads With Venezuela’s Military to Back Juan Guaido

President Donald Trump on Monday pleaded with Venezuela’s military to support opposition leader Juan Guaido and issued a dire warning if they continue to...

Riots on Gaza Border Leave Israeli Soldier Wounded, IDF Takes Out Two Hamas Targets

Israel's Defense Force struck multiple Hamas targets Sunday after violent riots erupted on the Gazan border. An IDF soldier was wounded by an improvised explosive...

Israel Uses Engineering Innovation to Save a Shrinking Sea of Galilee

Israel is having a rainy winter and there's snow on Mount Hermon but the country is still suffering from a water shortage after five...

Report Says That One in Three British People Think Islam Is a Threat to...

A new report finds that about 35 percent of British people think that Islam is a threat to the British way of life in...

Anti-Semitic Attacks ‘Spreading Like a Poison’ in France

A spate of anti-Semitic incidents has accompanied France’s yellow-vest protests in recent weeks, raising fears that the movement is stirring up hatred in the...

British Teenager Who Joined ISIS in 2015 and Now Wants to Return to UK...

The 19-year-old woman who left Britain to join the Islamic State and who recently spoke out about wanting to return home has given birth...
FILE PHOTO: A poster of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is seen on the main road to the airport in Damascus, Syria April 14, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki/File Photo

U.S. Commander Says America Will Not Support Syrian Forces Who Align with Assad

The United States will have to sever its military assistance to the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) battling Islamic State if the fighters partner...
A general view of the Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) exhibit is seen during the International Defence Exhibition & Conference (IDEX) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates February 17, 2019. REUTERS/Christopher Pike

Saudi Arabia Signs Warship Construction Deal with France’s Naval Group

Saudi Arabia signed a preliminary agreement on Sunday with France’s Naval Group to build warships in the kingdom, as part of its efforts to...
A general view of high-rise buildings shrouded by smog during an evening in Mumbai, India, January 18, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

India Proposes More than $12 Billion of Pollution-reducing Incentives

India has proposed incentives worth 885 billion rupees ($12.4 billion) to encourage power plants to install equipment to curb emissions and to develop infrastructure...
Towers under construction are seen in Doha, Qatar February 5, 2019. Picture taken February 5, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

Qatar’s Real Estate Market Faces Reality Check Ahead of World Cup

Qatar’s Doha Tower, a spike-tipped cylinder that glows orange at night, won an award when finished in 2012 amid a Gulf-wide real estate boom,...
People walk through the Canary Wharf financial district of London, Britain, December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

Businesses in UK Plan to Raise Wages by Most Since 2012

British businesses plan to raise basic wages by the most in at least seven years, due to recruitment difficulties and a need to keep...
FILE PHOTO - U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un meet at the start of their summit at the Capella Hotel on the resort island of Sentosa, Singapore June 12, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Sources: U.S. Blocks Revival of North Korean Air Traffic Ahead of Trump-Kim Summit

The United States has blocked efforts by a U.N. agency to improve civil aviation in North Korea at a time when Pyongyang is trying...
FILE PHOTO: Leader of the Bulgarian Socialist party Kornelia Ninova speaks during a news conference at the party's headquarters in Sofia, Bulgaria March 26, 2017. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh/File Photo

Bulgaria’s Largest Opposition Party Votes to Quit Parliament

Lawmakers from Bulgaria’s opposition Socialist Party (BSP) are leaving parliament for an unspecified period, saying fair elections could not be guaranteed following recent Election Code...
FILE PHOTO - Pope Francis holds a mass at Zayed Sports City Stadium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, February 5, 2019. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Catholic Church’s Credibility On the Line at Abuse Meeting

The Vatican will gather senior bishops from around the world later this week for a conference on sex abuse designed to guide them on...
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio visits the Colombia-Venezuela border at the Simon Bolivar International Bridge on the outskirts of Cucuta, Colombia February 17, 2019. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez

U.S. Senator Rubio, Other Officials Visit Site of Venezuelan Aid

A U.S. delegation including Senator Marco Rubio visited the Colombian border city of Cucuta on Sunday, where humanitarian aid is being stockpiled for planned...
FILE PHOTO: German, British and EU flags flutter in front of the Reichstag building in Berlin, Germany December 11, 2018. REUTERS/FABRIZIO BENSCH - RC14E1B46010

Germany Warns it Will Stop Extradition of its Citizens to UK After Brexit

Berlin will stop extraditing Germans to Britain immediately after Brexit even if it leaves the European Union with a deal, the Financial Times reported...