Andrew Parker head of British security agency MI5 states that ISIS terrorists are planning attacks in Great Britain and current terror threat levels are the highest hes witnessed in his career Full Story
Iraqs military reports bombing a convoy carrying Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. The group was headed to a meeting in the western Al Anbar Governorate close to the Syrian border. Eight ISIS senior figures were killed but al-Baghdadi did not appear to be among them. Full Story
Irans Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei approves the nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers and orders it to be implemented subject to certain conditions. The letter states the United States and European Union should clearly announce the elimination of sanctions against Iran. The imposition of sanctions at any level and under any pretext from any of the negotiating countries would violate the JCPOA.
A military JLENS blimp from the United States Army broke loose from its moorings in Maryland and drifted over 16000 ft above Pennsylvania. F-16 Fighter jets were scrambled to track the blimp that has since deflated causing widespread power outages from a long cable it dragged along the ground. Photo: Jimmy May / Bloomsburg Press Enterprise via AP
Hurricane Patricia is the worlds strongest hurricane or typhoon since at least 1970 when accurate satellite measurements of wind speeds began according to data gathered by meteorologist and hurricane expert Phil Klotzbach of Colorado State University.
Additional search and rescue efforts take place in the American city of Columbia South Carolina. The citys rainfall on Sunday totaled a record 6.87 inches in this 1-in-1000-year event. In South Carolina nine people are now reported dead in weather-related incidents and millions remain homebound. Rain is forecast to continue with parts of the state dealing with flooding for some time. This is all part of the October 2015 North American Storm Complex
United States Defense Secretary Ashton Carter says the U.S. will begin direct action on the ground against the ISIL forces in Iraq and Syria aiming to intensify pressure on the militants as progress against the militants remains elusive. The U.S. has done some special operations raids in Syria e.g. last weeks rescue operation with Kurdish forces in northern Iraq to free hostages held by ISIL. Carter also said the U.S. would intensify the air campaign against ISIL with heavier airstrikes and…