Politics

Trump bashes former top envoy to Ukraine as she testifies to Congress - 11/16/2019

WASHINGTON, Shabtai Gold and Gretel Johnston (dpa)- US President Donald Trump launched a broadside attack on the ousted ambassador to Ukraine, just as she was testifying about a "smear campaign"...

Russian pressure feared as UN conducts narrow probe of Syria bombings - 11/16/2019

NEW YORK (dpa)- A United Nations investigation into dozens of airstrikes on hospitals in Syria is limited to seven sites, an internal UN document shows, with US media reporting that Russia was...

Israeli army: Missiles intercepted from Gaza, new strikes on Hamas - 11/16/2019

TEL AVIV (dpa)- Israel's military said it was striking Hamas targets in Gaza in the early hours of Saturday morning, after rockets were fired in the night towards an Israeli city. Two rockets were...

Turkey issues travel ban for wife of Syria's White Helmets founder - 11/15/2019

ISTANBUL (dpa) - Turkish authorities have issued a travel ban for the wife of the White Helmets Syrian rescue group's founder, who was found dead in Istanbul this week. State news agency Anadolu...

Differences between key nations over Islamic State foreign fighters - 11/15/2019

WASHINGTON, Shabtai Gold (dpa)- There remain serious differences between major nations over how to handle foreign fighters from the Islamic State group who are being held by forces in the Middle...

Israel resumes strikes on Gaza - 11/15/2019

GAZA CITY, Saud Abu Ramadan, Sara Lemel and Stefanie Jaerkel (dpa)- Israel resumed strikes on Islamic Jihad terror targets in the Gaza Strip, its military said in the early hours of Friday morning,...

US health agency: Vaping-related deaths rises to 42 - 11/15/2019

NEW YORK (dpa)- The number of deaths from a mysterious lung illness linked to the use of e-cigarettes in the United States has risen to 42, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said...

British lawmakers urge release of Russia report after Clinton claim - 11/13/2019

LONDON (dpa)- Opposition lawmakers urged British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to release a report on possible Russian political influence on Tuesday, after former US secretary of state Hillary...

Outcry as EU court upholds labelling rules for Israeli settlements - 11/13/2019

LUXEMBOURG, Helen Maguire (dpa)- Israeli food products originating in the country's occupied territories must be labelled as such in the European Union, the bloc's top court ruled on Tuesday, drawing...

Strikes on Jihad leaders spark worst Israeli-Gaza violence in years - 11/13/2019

TEL AVIV/GAZA, Ofira Koopmans and Saud Abu Ramadan (dpa)- Two senior Islamic Jihad leaders were targeted in Israeli airstrikes in Gaza City and west of Damascus on Tuesday, sparking one of the worst...
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