Politics

Iran, major powers meet to salvage nuclear deal - 06/28/2019

Vienna - Senior diplomats from five major powers are meeting their Iranian counterparts in Vienna on Friday in an attempt to stop Tehran from abandoning their joint nuclear deal.   The United...

At G20, activists urge Abe to end coal as Japan keeps burning it - 06/27/2019

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who chairs this year’s G20 summit, is keen to play a leading role in climate change at the meeting. Japan however, has been harshly criticized for building more...

Forces of Libya's UN-backed government seize key town from Haftar - 06/27/2019

Tripoli – Forces loyal to Libya's UN-backed government on Wednesday retook control of the town of Gharyan, south of Tripoli, which is a base of the eastern forces that are attacking the capital....

'Unprecedented' Russia-Israel-US security summit in Jerusalem - 06/24/2019

Tel Aviv - National security advisers from Israel, the United States and Russia are set to begin a two-day summit in Jerusalem on Monday, which is expected to focus on the Middle East and...

Arabs pledge financial support to Palestinians as crunch bites - 06/23/2019

Cairo -By Sanya Adel - Arab countries on Sunday said they were committed to offering 100 million dollars in monthly aid, pledged months ago in support of Palestinians who are in the grip of an acute...

White House unveils 50bn dollar proposal for Palestinian economy - 06/23/2019

Washington -By Eliyahu Kamisher, - The White House on Saturday released an economic proposal that it says could generate 50 billion dollars in investment over 10 years for the Palestinian economy....

Terrorism financing watchdog extends deadline for Iranian compliance - 06/22/2019

Washington - An international task force against money-laundering and the funding of terrorism on Friday gave Iran until October to comply with United Nations conventions or face stricter financial...

Battle for Istanbul: Will Erdogan's party let opposition win again? - 06/18/2019

Scandal, outrage and dismay over a vote won and "stolen" - Istanbul's mayoral election captivated the world earlier this year. On Sunday, Turkey's financial and cultural capital enters uncharted...

Trump chooses huge arena in crucial state for 2020 campaign launch - 06/17/2019

Washington - By Gretel Johnston, US President Donald Trump has chosen a large and strategically located arena to launch his re-election bid on Tuesday - a site far from the home turf of the Trump...

German president advises Europe to keep more distance from Russia - 06/16/2019

Berlin - In the face of numerous arguments with Russia, German President Frank Walter Steinmeier has advised the countries of Europe to be more sober and distanced in their relationship with Moscow....
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