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Jeanine Anez declares herself Bolivia interim president

Jeanine Anez, the head of Bolivia’s Senate, declared herself interim president of Bolivia in Congress on Tuesday despite a lack of a quorum to appoint her in a legislative session that was boycotted by legislators from former President Evo Morales‘ left-wing party. “Before the definitive absence of the president and vice president …[…]

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Israeli attacks: All the latest updates

Israeli forces have killed a top Islamic Jihad commander in an air raid on his home in Gaza City, threatening to unleash another devastating round of violence. The Palestinian group announced the death in a statement on Tuesday after Israel confirmed it had hit Bahaa Abu al-Ata, 42, in an attack.[…]

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Multiple casualties in blast near Lebanese embassy as Syrian air defenses engage ‘hostile targets’ in Damascus skies (PHOTOS)

At least two people have been killed and six other wounded after a blast rocked the Mazzeh district of Damascus just as the military’s air defense engaged a “hostile target” over the nearby suburb of Daraya, SANA reports. A suspected missile strike hit a civilian building near the Lebanese Embassy[…]

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Bolivia’s deposed Evo Morales seeks asylum in Mexico, but vows to return ‘with more strength & energy’

Former Bolivian President Evo Morales has announced his departure to Mexico, where he has been granted asylum, after opposition protests and military officials’ pressure forced the socialist leader’s resignation. Following his abrupt resignation over the weekend, Morales said he would flee Bolivia to take up the Mexican government’s offer for[…]

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US would attack foes & friends to protect its hegemony and doesn’t shy away from using terrorists as proxies – Assad to RT

Syria became a testing ground for the US as it refines its tools to safeguard global hegemony, President Bashar Assad told RT’s Afshin Rattansi in an exclusive interview. He also explained what many Syrians are fighting for. Washington sees its former dominant role slipping away and is trying to preserve[…]

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