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September 23, 2018 11:30 AM Iran's Rouhani fumes at US after Ahvaz parade attack

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has criticised the US following a deadly attack on a military parade. Gunmen opened fire at Revolutionary Guard troops in the south-western city of Ahvaz on Saturday, in an attack claimed by both an anti-government Arab group, and Islamic State militants. Mr Rouhani said the "bully" US and the Gulf states it backed had enabled 83

September 20, 2018 12:35 PM Gooners delight: Jeremy Corbyn vows to boycott Arsenal matches

More on Jeremy Corbyn’s obsession with the world’s one Jewish state. The story goes that the Labour leader mired in accusations of antisemitism was so upset by Arsenal FC’s 2006 deal with the Israeli tourist board he wanted fans to boycott the club. Corbyn is, of course, an Arsenal fan. So did he boycott any matches? Corbyn has voiced his support for BDS – the movement 43

September 20, 2018 11:15 AM McDonald's, Wetherspoon and TGI Fridays workers plan strike

Staff will simultaneously walk out from the three restaurant chains on 4 October before a rally in London's Leicester Square. Staff from McDonald's, JD Wetherspoon and TGI Fridays will simultaneously walk out of their restaurants and pubs on 4 October, and gather for a rally at London's Leicester Square. They are also protesting against the lack of trade 53

September 18, 2018 3:29 PM Israel blames Syria for Russian aircrew deaths but 'expresses sorrow'

Israel says Syria is to blame for the deaths of 15 Russian aircrew shot down by Syrian forces after Israel launched an air raid on the city of Latakia. Israel "expressed sorrow" for the deaths but blamed "extensive and inaccurate" Syrian anti-aircraft fire. The Il-20 plane was downed over the Mediterranean Sea on Monday evening. Russia initially blamed 61

September 18, 2018 8:25 AM Russia blames Israel after military plane shot down off Syria

Russia has said Syria shot down one its military planes - but laid the blame for the deaths of the 15 personnel on board with Israel. The defence ministry said Israeli jets forced the Il-20 plane into the path of Syrian air defence systems on Monday after failing to give Moscow enough warning of a strike on Syrian targets. The Il-20 disappeared off the radar 61

September 16, 2018 5:30 PM Hungary turns AGAINST Orban: 1,000 pro-EU activists march in Budapest amid FURY at PM

AROUND 1,000 Hungarians protested against right-wing prime minister Viktor Orban at a pro-EU rally in Budapest today. The mass rally, organised by leftist opposition parties, urged Hungary's populist government to respect democratic rights. Mr Orban has been widely accused of undermining the rule of law and cracking down on press freedom since taking 43

September 16, 2018 4:15 PM 'They DON'T discuss it' EU leaders SAVAGED for dodging questions over Hungary dispute

EUROPEAN Union leaders have been urged to take a firm stance on Hungary's controversial right-wing prime minister Viktor Orban. Mr Orban has been widely accused of flouting EU rules on democracy, civil rights and corruption since rising to power in 2010. MEPs last week voted to bring disciplinary action against Budapest's government by triggering Brussels' 58

September 15, 2018 1:01 PM Former UK soldier Joe Robinson, who fought Islamic State, jailed in Turkey

Joe Robinson, 25, fought alongside the People's Protection Units of Syrian Kurdistan (YPG). Turkey is hostile to the YPG because of its links with the Kurdistan Workers' Party, which is fighting for Kurdish autonomy in Turkey. Mr Robinson, who used to live in Accrington, Lancashire, was detained with his girlfriend and her mother while the trio were on holiday 62

September 13, 2018 7:01 AM Fans removed from Dua Lipa concert in China

Fans have been forcefully removed from a Dua Lipa concert in Shanghai. Videos posted on social media show security workers pulling people out of their seats. Heavy-handed crowd control isn't that unusual in China, many are saying people were ejected for standing up or waving pro-gay rights flags. Visibly upset, Dua told the crowd: "I want to create a really 44

September 12, 2018 5:26 PM 'Our ABSOLUTE solidarity!' Italy backs Orban as Hungary's EU voting rights under threat

ITALIAN MEP Mario Borghezio gave his support to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban as MEPs voted to trigger the Article 7 process against Hungary – threatening to strip the country of its voting rights. Speaking exclusively to Express.co.uk in Strasbourg on Wednesday, the Lega MEP claimed Hungary had the full support from Italy to stand up against 54