A motorcycle rigged with explosives exploded near a second hand market in Sadr City, Baghdad, killing at least 42 people and wounding 51. Two other bombs in the capital targeted minibuses bringing laborers home from work.
An Earth-based observatory has published video footage of a 400 kg meteor ramming into the moon at a speed of 61,000 kilometers per hour. The meteor was ten times larger than those previously recorded and left behind a 40-meter-wide crater.
At least four people have been killed in a suicide attack in Hermel, a city in northeastern Lebanon. At least 15 others were injured as the Lebanon branch of the Al-Nusra Front claimed responsibility for the attack.
Three years after Hosni Mubarak’s ouster, Egyptians are meeting the revolution anniversary split between the Muslim Brotherhood and the army. Relentless protests and terror acts plague the country, with at least 49 dead in clashes on Saturday.
Islamists aren’t going to go away, and it’s impossible for the Egyptian government just to pretend that the Islamists did not win 5 elections and were kicked out of power, journalist Hugh Miles told RT.
The minute peaceful protests start becoming violent as they are now in Ukraine, with extreme violence directed at police officers, the latter have to retaliate, Simon Foy, a retired senior officer for London's Metropolitan Police, told RT.
There is no way Washington could have a definite proof of who was behind the chemical attack in Ghouta because the toxic missiles could have “never” been fired from territory controlled by President Assad’s forces, co-author of the MIT report told RT.