Israel wants to shut down Al Jazeera local broadcasts Play

Israel wants to shut down Al Jazeera local broadcasts

Israel moves to kick Al Jazeera out of the country, accusing them of inciting violence in Jerusalem. The government plans to revoke the credentials of Al Jazeera journalists, close its Jerusalem bureau and shut down its broadcasts. The move will add pressure on Qatar about how it operates in the region. Al Jazeera responded that it would legally challenge Israels decision, calling it an attempt to silence independent journalism. Aug 8, 2017
North Korea issues new stamps celebrating ICBM launch Play

North Korea issues new stamps celebrating ICBM launch

North Korea has released a new set of stamps to commemorate the test launches of its latest intercontinental ballistic missle (ICBM), the Hwasong-14. The stamps depict the missile launch and the leader of North Korea, King Jong Un, celebrating. Aug 8, 2017