UN: Islamic State making inroads in Libya, fueling arms race

Photo for representational purpose. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban) The Islamic State group has significantly expanded its control over Libya, fueling demand by the country’s warring parties for more arms to confront the threat, UN experts have told the Security Council. IS has successfully recruited young men...
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Missile tests do not violate nuclear deal, says Iran

Qadr H long-range ballistic surface-to-surface missile is fired by Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard, during a maneuver, in an undisclosed location in Iran, Wednesday. (AP Photo/Fars News Agency) Iran’s foreign ministry insisted on Thursday that the missile tests carried out by the country’s Revolutionary Guard this...
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Stephen Hawking joins call for Britain to stay in EU

Physicist Stephen Hawking Stephen Hawking has joined more than 150 top scientists in calling for Britain to stay in the European Union, saying that leaving would be “a disaster for UK science and universities”. The physicist and other members of the Royal Society, including three...
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