Rome, December 3 (RHC)-- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has accused Israel of killing its top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh amid the silence and complicity of the West and also called on Iran’s Gulf neighbours not to support Israel against Iran.... More

New York, December 3 (RHC)-- In the U.S., the National Labor Relations Board has accused Google of illegally firing several workers who were trying to organize a union or protest the company’s policies. The NLRB also accused Google of interrogating and spying on its workers. ... More

Washington, December 3 (RHC)-- In the United States, Ivanka Trump has been deposed as part of the District of Columbia attorney general’s lawsuit over misuse of inaugural funds.... More

Washington, December 3 (RHC)-- At the White House, officials are planning to hold at least 25 indoor parties celebrating Christmas and Hanukkah this month, ignoring federal guidelines on mass gatherings, face masks and social distancing. ... More

Beijing, December 3 (RHC)-- China has thrown its weight behind the Palestinian people's just cause to restore their legitimate rights, calling on the international community to adhere to the so-called two-state solution to the decades-long conflict in the Middle East.... More

Sanaa, December 3 (RHC)-- Yemeni officials have raised the alarm about a worsening humanitarian crisis as a result of the Saudi-led war and blockade against the impoverished Arab country, saying that “a child dies every 10 minutes” in Yemen.... More

Dallas, December 3 (RHC)-- Boeing’s 737 MAX staged its first post-grounding flight with media on board on Wednesday, as carriers seek to demonstrate to passengers that the redesigned jet is safe after a 20-month safety ban.... More

United Nations, December 3 (RHC)-- At least 20,000 foreign fighters and mercenaries are in Libya causing a “serious crisis” as weapons continue pouring into the war-ravaged North African nation, a United Nations official has warned.  “That is a shocking violation of Libyan sovereignty … a blatant violation of the arms embargo,” UN acting envoy for Libya Stephanie Williams told an online meeting of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum.... More

Madrid, December 4 (RHC)-- Spaniards celebrating Christmas and New Year can meet in groups of 10, but will be banned from moving between regions over the festive period in order to keep a lid on coronavirus infections, the country’s health minister said.... More

Minneapolis, December 3 (RHC)-- The renowned Native American activist Eddie Benton-Banai has died at the age of 89.  ... More

Washington, December 3 (RHC)-- The White House coronavirus task force is issuing a dire warning to states, writing that given the already rampant spread of the virus across the U.S., a further surge in cases following Thanksgiving threatens to overwhelm the health care system and compromise patient care.... More

Washington, December 3 (RHC)-- The United States has experienced the worst day of the pandemic so far -- recording 200,000 new coronavirus infections as hospitalizations topped 100,000 for the first time; 3,157 people died of COVID-19 on Wednesday — the highest daily death toll of any nation since the pandemic began. ... More

Baghdad, December 3 (RHC)-- The United States is temporarily withdrawing some staff from its embassy in the Iraqi capital Baghdad.  The decision comes in the wake of the assassination of an Iranian nuclear scientist near Tehran and ahead of the anniversary of the assassination of Iran’s top commander Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani.... More

Washington, December 3 (RHC)-- Claiming that the U.S. electoral system was under attack, President Donald Trump said he would fight to ensure only legal votes are counted, adding that the media rushed to ‘anoint’ Joe Biden as the winner of a ‘very strange’ election.... More

Washington, December 2 (RHC)-- A senior American official has acknowledged that the Israeli regime was behind the assassination of an Iranian scientist, CNN reports.  The official, however, “declined to give details about whether the Trump administration knew about the attack before it was carried out or provided support," according to the report released Wednesday.... More