NEW YORK — Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was found guilty on all counts Monday afternoon in his federal trial on charges of bribery, extortion and money laundering.
Oil produced from fields under the control of the Islamic State group is at the heart of a new investigation by al-Araby al-Jadeed. The black gold is extracted, transported and sold, providing the armed group with a vital financial lifeline.
Moscow’s “man in Tel Aviv,” Marcus Klingberg, has passed away at age 97. Klingberg was the best-known – and probably most important – spy the Soviet Union had in Israel, providing his masters with a great deal of information about Israeli scientific advances and weapons development.
The White House on Monday announced changes to a program that allows visa-free travel to the U.S. from partner countries in the wake of the Paris terror attacks.
The FBI is hunting a man who stole nearly half a million dollars from an armored van in Detroit on Friday morning.
Suspected Paris shooter and ISIS terrorist Salah Abdeslam is believed to have fled to Syria, a French intelligence source close to the case told CNN Monday.
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin met at the UN climate conference in Paris Monday, where they reiterated the importance of military cooperation over Syria and other regional conflicts.
Lt. Gen. (ret.) Michael Flynn, who served as head of the US Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) from 2012 to 2014, spoke to the German Der Spiegel on Sunday about the war against Islamic State (ISIS).
A Johannesburg mohel has been banned from practicing for life after a baby’s penis was partially amputated during a circumcision he performed.