Train derailment in east Iran kills at least 17, injures 50

TEHRAN, Iran — A passenger train partially derailed in eastern Iran early Wednesday, killing at least 17 people and injuring 50 more, including some critically, authorities said. The report said the number of casualties could rise, though initial details about the disaster involving a train reportedly carrying some 350 passengers remained unclear. Four of the seven cars in the train derailed in the early morning … Continue reading Train derailment in east Iran kills at least 17, injures 50

OMG! Appalling video shows Iranian man carrying wife’s head after ‘honor killing’

A shocking video captured an Iranian man grinning as he walked through the streets clutching the severed head of his 17-year-old wife — whom he decapitated in an “honor killing,” according to a report. The gruesome footage shows Sajjad Heydari strolling through a neighborhood in Ahvaz, a city in the southwestern province of Khuzestan, on Saturday with Mona Heydari’s head in one hand and a … Continue reading OMG! Appalling video shows Iranian man carrying wife’s head after ‘honor killing’

Baby born with three penises makes medical history

Good things come in threes? An Iraqi boy no doubt etched his name into the phallic hall of fame after he was born with a whopping trio of penises. “To the best of our knowledge, this is the first reported case with three penises or triphallia,” wrote Dr. Shakir Saleem Jabali in a study on the treble-membered tyke published in the International Journal of Surgery Case … Continue reading Baby born with three penises makes medical history

Israeli man accused of raping girl, 13, in government-run quarantine hotel

A 21-year-old Israeli man allegedly raped and beat a 13-year-old girl while they were housed in a quarantine hotel operated by the state’s welfare system, according to reports. “This is a despicable act,” the girl’s mother said during a virtual hearing Tuesday for the suspect, Yarin Sherf, the Times of Israel reported. “With my legs trembling and a broken heart I ask to punish the cruel … Continue reading Israeli man accused of raping girl, 13, in government-run quarantine hotel

U.S. bombs facilities in Syria used by Iran-backed militia

WASHINGTON — The United States launched airstrikes in Syria on Thursday, targeting facilities used by Iranian-backed militia groups. The Pentagon said the strikes were in retaliation for a rocket attack in Iraq earlier this month that killed one civilian contractor and wounded a U.S. service member and other coalition troops. The airstrike was the first known military action undertaken by the Biden administration, which in its first … Continue reading U.S. bombs facilities in Syria used by Iran-backed militia

Soldier Reunites with Dog He Met in Iraq and Brings Him Home: He’s ‘Just as Goofy as Ever’

“He was so excited to see me that he started wiggling all over, hopping up and down. He even pooped on the carpet!” says Cameron Martin “Man’s best friend” just took on an even more heartwarming meaning. A U.S. service member named Cameron Martin has brought home a very special pal he met in March while stationed in Erbil, Iraq: a dog named Sunny. Of their … Continue reading Soldier Reunites with Dog He Met in Iraq and Brings Him Home: He’s ‘Just as Goofy as Ever’