Politics

Arab foreign ministers to meet Thursday on Gaza bloodshed - 05/16/2018

Cairo – Arab foreign ministers will hold an emergency meeting at the Arab League on Thursday to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian crisis, a source at the regional body said.   The meeting, which...

Israeli army strikes Hamas targets in Gaza - 05/14/2018

Tel Aviv (dpa) - Israeli jets bombed 11 Hamas targets in the northern Gaza Strip, the army said Tuesday. Army tanks also targeted two Hamas positions, the army said. "The IDF will continue to operate...

Navalny organizes Russia-wide protests against Putin - 05/05/2018

Moscow - By Friedemann Kohler,- Two days ahead of Vladimir Putin's formal swearing-in ceremony, supporters of opposition politician Alexei Navalny have taken to the streets of several cities to...

Turkey rescinds passport of pro-Kurdish opposition party leader - 05/05/2018

  Istanbul (dpa) - Turkish authorities have rescinded the passport of the co-chair of the main pro-Kurdish opposition party and banned him from leaving the country, the party said on Saturday....

South Korea stops blasting propaganda across border ahead of summit - 04/23/2018

Seoul (dpa) - South Korea has temporarily stopped broadcasting propaganda across the inter-Korean border, the Defence Ministry announced Monday, days ahead of a meeting between President Moon Jae In...

UN Security Council convenes for informal working session in Sweden - 04/21/2018

STOCKHOLM (dpa)- Syria was expected to top the agenda when UN Security council members and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres gathered Saturday for an informal working meeting in southern Sweden....

Has time run out for a probe of the Syria chemical attack site? - 04/21/2018

BEIRUT, Weedah Hamza (dpa)- Independent experts are unable to access the site of an alleged chemical weapons attack outside Damascus. Fears that the Syrian government has tampered with evidence are...

US: Russia, Syria delay inspectors to sanitize Douma attack site - 04/20/2018

WASHINGTON (dpa)- The Trump administration said Thursday that is had "credible" evidence that Russia was working in tandem with the Syrian regime to "deny and to delay" international inspectors in...

Al-Assad returns 'Legion d'honneur' to France - 04/20/2018

DAMASCUS (dpa)- Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has returned his "Legion d'honneur" award to France, days after Paris said it had moved to withdraw it. Al-Assad's office said Thursday it made the...

UN Security Council members head for informal meeting in Sweden - 04/20/2018

STOCKHOLM (dpa)- After weeks of tense and fruitless negotiations over Syria, UN Security Council members are due to arrive in Sweden on Friday for an informal working meeting withnio Gu UN Secretary...
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