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Senior Democratic lawmaker faces ethics probe over sexual harassment - 11/22/2017

Washington - By Anne K Walters, - The senior Democratic lawmaker in the US House of Representatives faces an ethics investigation following a media report that he settled a 27,000-dollar sexual...

PM Hariri arrives in Lebanon two weeks after shock resignation - 11/22/2017

Beirut - Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has arrived in Beirut, two weeks after announcing his shock resignation in a televised addressed from Saudi Arabia.   He descended from his plane...

Palestinian talks 'must not be allowed to fail,' says UN peace chief - 11/20/2017

New York - The UN’s Middle East peace chief on Monday lauded the reopening of the Gaza Strip’s Rafah crossing to Egypt but said intra-Palestinian talks due to start in Cairo on Tuesday "must not be...

Arab officials slam Iran amid regional tensions - 11/19/2017

Cairo – Saudi Arabia and its allies on Sunday lashed out at alleged Iranian violations in the region amid tensions between Riyadh and Tehran.   Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir told an Arab...

No mention of resignation as Mugabe ends televised address - 11/19/2017

Harare - Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has ended a national televised address without indicating whether he will resign,   instead saying he will preside over an upcoming conference of the...

Containing Iran’s influence: The regional players’ wagers on Tel Aviv and Israel’s calculations - 11/19/2017

Waters will not flow again under the bridges after the return of Lebanese outgoing prime minister Saad al-Hariri from Riyadh – via Paris then another Arab capital – to Beirut. Attempts to pressure...

Saudi torture victims include former king's son - 11/18/2017

Sources confirm Prince Miteb, son of late King Abdullah, is among six princes who needed hospital treatment following arrest in Saudi purge Prince Miteb bin Abdullah, the son of the late King...

Gaza's Rafah border to Egypt opens under Palestinian Authority - 11/18/2017

Cairo - The Gaza Strip's main Rafah crossing to Egypt opened Saturday under the control of the Palestinian Authority of President Mahmoud Abbas, for the first time in 10 years, after the Islamist...

Hariri tells Lebanese president he returns home on Wednesday - 11/18/2017

Cairo - Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, now in Paris, has informed Lebanese President Michel Aoun he will return home on Wednesday, Lebanon's official news agency NNA reported.   Aoun got a...

How Houthis Control Yemen? - 11/18/2017

Abdulrahman Al-Rashed is the former general manager of Al-Arabiya television. He is also the former editor-in-chief of Asharq Al-Awsat, and the leading Arabic weekly magazine Al-Majalla. He is also a...
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