Author Salman Rushdie on ventilator after stabbing in New York

Author Salman Rushdie on ventilator after stabbing in New York

CHAUTAUQUA, NY (AP) — Salman Rushdie, whose 1980s novel “The Satanic Verses” received death threats from Iran’s leader, was stabbed in the neck and abdomen on Friday by a man who stormed onto the stage as the author appeared. the point was a lecture in western New York. A bloodied Rushdie, 75, was flown to … Read more

Author Salman Rushdie on ventilator after stabbing in New York

Author Salman Rushdie on ventilator after stabbing in New York

CHAUTAUQUA, NY (AP) — Salman Rushdie, whose 1980s novel “The Satanic Verses” received death threats from Iran’s leader, was stabbed in the neck and abdomen on Friday by a man who stormed onto the stage as the author appeared. the point was a lecture in western New York. A bloodied Rushdie, 75, was flown to … Read more

Author Salman Rushdie attacked on New York college stage

Author Salman Rushdie attacked on New York college stage

CHAUTAUQUA, NY (AP) — Salman Rushdie, the author whose writing led to death threats from Iran in the 1980s, was attacked Friday and apparently stabbed in the neck by a man who stormed onto the stage as he was about to give a lecture in western New York. An Associated Press reporter witnessed a man … Read more

Deadlock in Beirut bank hostage situation ends with gunman arrested

Deadlock in Beirut bank hostage situation ends with gunman arrested

BEIRUT (AP) – A gunman demanded that a bank in Beirut let him withdraw his held savings to pay his father’s medical bills. money. Bassam al-Sheikh Hussein, a 42-year-old food delivery driver, was promptly arrested and taken away by police as he walked out of the bank. No one was injured. Hussein’s wife Mariam Chehadi, … Read more

Gunman holds Lebanon bank staff hostage and demands savings | News

Gunman holds Lebanon bank staff hostage and demands savings |  News

DEVELOPING STORYDEVELOPING STORY, Banks in Lebanon have introduced informal capital controls during the ongoing economic crisis, effectively freezing savings. A man armed with a shotgun is holding staff hostage at a bank in the crisis-stricken Lebanese capital Beirut, threatening to set himself on fire unless he gets his locked-up savings, a security official said. The … Read more

Huge explosions destroy Russian military air base in Crimea

Huge explosions destroy Russian military air base in Crimea

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – Powerful explosions shook a Russian air base in Crimea, sending towering clouds of smoke across the landscape on Tuesday in what could spell an escalation of the war in Ukraine. At least one person was killed and several others injured, authorities said. The Russian Defense Ministry denied that the Saki base … Read more

As Israeli-Palestinian ceasefire holds, Gaza power plant restarts

As Israeli-Palestinian ceasefire holds, Gaza power plant restarts

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — With a ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militants After holding out for nearly three days of violence, Gaza’s sole power plant resumed operations on Monday and Israel began reopening border crossings into the area. Israel also lifted security restrictions on southern Israeli communities after the Egypt-brokered ceasefire came into … Read more

Israel, Islamic Jihad, Say Ceasefire Agreement Has Been Reached In Gaza

Israel, Islamic Jihad, Say Ceasefire Agreement Has Been Reached In Gaza

Announcing the ceasefire, a brief statement from Israeli Prime Minister’s office thanked Egypt for its mediation efforts, but warned if it was violated: “The State of Israel reserves the right to respond forcefully.” The announcement, which followed shortly after an Islamic Jihad attack, came about 50 hours after the escalation began, when Israel had launched … Read more

Shift in war front seen as grain leaves Ukraine; plant hit

Shift in war front seen as grain leaves Ukraine;  plant hit

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Four more ships with agricultural cargo held up by the war in Ukraine was given permission to leave the Black Sea coast on Sunday as analysts warned that Russia was moving troops and equipment toward southern ports to avert a Ukrainian counter-offensive. Ukraine and Russia also accused each other of shelling … Read more

Top fighter, several children killed as Israel bombs Gaza | Israeli-Palestinian conflict News

Top fighter, several children killed as Israel bombs Gaza |  Israeli-Palestinian conflict News

A senior commander of a Palestinian armed group and several children have been killed in the Gaza Strip as Israeli fighter jets bombed the besieged enclave for a second day. In a statement on Sunday, Islamic Jihad confirmed that Khaled Mansour, the commander in the southern Gaza Strip, had been killed in an Israeli attack … Read more