Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova may comment on the Russian operation in Syria, as well as a bomb explosion aboard the Kogalymavia A321 passenger plane that had crashed over Egypt's Sinai Peninsula during a weekly press briefing.
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said that the United States does not intend to stop flights to Egypt amid the investigation of the Russian Metrojet airliner crash on the Sinai Peninsula.
Air France will resume flights over Egypt's Sinai peninsula once the French Foreign Ministry confirms that the safety situation is fit for civil aviation operations, an Air France press officer told Sputnik Monday.
The flight bound for St. Petersburg, Russia, from the Egyptian resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh "plummet abruptly from 31,000 feet just 23 minutes" after it took off, according to the Associated Press.
Early Saturday, a Russian commercial airliner on route to Russia from Egypt crashed into the mountainous northern region of Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. According to the Associated Press, the Egyptian government has announced that there were no survivors among the 217 passengers and seven crew members on board, after a military... More »
An Islamic State offshoot, operating in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, claimed responsibility for the abduction of four members of the Palestinian Hamas group, the Khabar Press news portal reported Thursday, citing security officials.
Tom Cruise waves to his fans at a press conference for Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation held at the Peninsula Hotel Ballroom on Sunday (August 2) in Tokyo, Japan. The 53-year-old actor was joined at the event by the film’s screenwriter Christopher McQuarrie. Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation was a huge success in the opening [...]
The hills of Kalamata, on the southern coast of Greece's Peloponnese peninsula, produce some of the best olives in the world. When pressed, they produce an oil that is almost fluorescent green and sometimes described as "liquid gold." But after much of that oil is pressed in Greek processing facilities, tanker trucks come to take it straight […]
At least 50 Egyptian soldiers have been killed in a wave of coordinated attacks on army checkpoints by Islamic militants in the Sinai Peninsula on Wednesday, the Associated Press reports. An Islamic State affiliate in Egypt claimed responsibility...Show More Summary
Russian missile-carrying ships based on the Kamchatka Peninsula conducted a military drill in the Pacific Ocean, said Captain 1st rank Roman Martov, the director of the press service of the Far Eastern Military District.
Deer season in the Upper Peninsula, one of Michigan’s most cherished hunting traditions, could be canceled this year due to low deer numbers. According to the Detroit Free Press, recent severe winters have devastated the U.P. deer herd. Show More Summary
According to Russian Pacific Fleet's press service, second of five deliveries of S-400 (SA-21 Growler) missile defense systems has arrived to Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula.
Russian Defense Ministry’s Eastern Military District’s press service said that Russian MiG-31 interceptor jet pilots have held air combat exercises over the Kamchatka Peninsula.
An impressive sandstorm whipped across the Arabian Peninsula on Thursday, sending a sea of red-hued dust across the desert and towards the major economic hubs of the Persian Gulf. The storm’s strong winds were caused by a high pressure...Show More Summary
A new press release from AGU, suggests past data shows this to be true, but Dr. Philip Klotzbach suggests this graph of current data and notes: “Florida Peninsula and East Coast has seen a downturn in major hurricanes. Only 40% as many impacts the past 50 yrs.” Monster hurricanes reached US Northeast during prehistoric periods…
Johnny Depp keeps it cool and casual while attending a photo call for his latest film Mortdecai at The Peninsula Tokyo on Wednesday (January 28) in Tokyo, Japan. The 51-year-old actor is in town to do press for the flick before it hits theaters in Japan on February 6th! PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics [...]
A member of al-Qaeda's offshoot branch in Yemen, known as al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula or AQAP, told The Associated Press on Friday that the group directed the deadly attack on the French magazine Charlie Hebdo. Western intelligence...Show More Summary
Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) took responsibility on Friday for the attack on the Paris satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. A statement provided to the Associated Press said “the leadership of AQAP directed the operations and they have chosen their target carefully.” The attack, which killed 12 people, was intended to as “revenge for…
Russia has forbidden the supply of all pork products from mainland Ukraine to Crimea. The news was announced at a press conference in Simferopol, by Mykola Polyushkin, Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of the peninsula Mykola Polyushkin.
From a press release:The main conclusion -"the scene of the meeting between a Neanderthal and a Cro-magnon does not seem to have taken place on the Iberian Peninsula"- is the same as the one that has been gradually reached over the last three years by different research groups when studying key settlements in Great Britain, Italy, Germany and France. Show More Summary