Jim Molan dead at 72: Cause of death, Erin Molan’s dad, dies after cancer battle

Tributes are flowing in for Senator Jim Molan, who died at the age of 72 after battling cancer for several years. The Liberal senator for NSW – the father of popular Aussie media personality Erin Molan – was first diagnosed in 2021 with an “aggressive” form of the disease. At the time, he announced he … Read more

Secret cabinet papers released from 2002 Howard government | ABC News – ABC News (Australia)

Secret cabinet papers released from 2002 Howard government | ABC News  ABC News (Australia) Tampa, Bali bombings, 9/11 and the Kyoto Protocol: today’s cabinet paper release shows what worried Australia in 2002  The Conversation Top secret cabinet documents from 2002 released  9News Declassified cabinet papers from 2002 show little mention of impending war in Iraq  ABC News View Full … Read more

Declassified cabinet papers from 2002 show little mention of impending war in Iraq

In 2002, Australia was on the cusp of joining the United States-led invasion of Iraq and had already committed troops to Afghanistan — but previously secret cabinet records released make very few references to what would become a decades-long engagement in the Middle East. Around 240 previously secret Cabinet records from the year 2002 have been released … Read more

Man shot Warnock election worker

Jimmy Paiz Source: Chatham County Sheriff’s Office CNBC Politics Read more of CNBC’s politics coverage: “According to the preliminary investigation, the teen was campaigning for Raphael Warnock for the upcoming run-off election when the incident occurred,” police said. “While at the front door of one of the residences on Hartridge Street, the suspect fired a … Read more

Syrian rebels did not know Iraqi militant killed was IS head

BEIRUT (AP) — When Syrian rebels attacked a hideout in mid-October in the southern Syrian village of Jassem, they had no idea that a militant commander who was killed in the operation was the leader of the Islamic State group. Syrian opposition activists and state media apparently did not know that the man killed was … Read more

How Europe lets Iran and Russia get away with murder – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. BERLIN — On a balmy September evening last year, an Azeri man carrying a Russian passport crossed the border from northern Cyprus into southern Cyprus. He traveled light: a pistol, a handful of bullets and a silencer. It was going to be the perfect … Read more

Most dangerous places to travel in 2023 revealed

Thinking of traveling abroad next year? You might want to steer clear of Afghanistan, Mali, Syria, Iraq and Ukraine, which rank among the world’s most dangerous destinations for business and pleasure travelers. That’s according to this year’s “Travel Risk Map,” compiled by global security and medical specialists from the risk assessment firm International SOS. The index takes into … Read more

ISIL announces death of its leader | ISIL/ISIS News

A spokesman for the armed group said its leader Abu Hasan al-Hashimi al-Qurashi, was killed ‘in combat’. The ISIL (ISIS) armed group has announced that its leader Abu Hasan al-Hashimi al-Qurashi has been killed in battle. A spokesman for the group said on Wednesday that Abu Hasan al-Hashimi al-Qurashi, an Iraqi, died “in combat”, without … Read more

Erdogan signals a Turkish ground offensive in Syria, Iraq | Kurds News

Russia and the US call for de-escalation amid Turkish cross-border raids on Kurdish positions in Syria and Iraq. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has signalled a possible ground offensive in northern Syria and Iraq after Ankara’s forces launched cross-border air raids on what they said were locations used by Kurdish groups they blame for a … Read more

Fans across the Middle East celebrate historic World Cup moment | Qatar World Cup 2022 News

Qatar marked its FIFA World Cup debut with a defeat to Ecuador on Sunday, but in becoming the first nation in the Middle East to host the tournament, it has inspired a wave of pride across the region. From cafes in Erbil to pubs in Istanbul and stadiums in Gaza City, excited onlookers gathered around … Read more