Politics

Omani foreign minister makes rare visit to Syria - 07/07/2019

DAMASCUS (dpa)- Omani Foreign Minister Youssef bin Alawi arrived in Damascus to meet Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday, Syria's official news agency SANA and an Omani source reported. The...

Hong Kong protesters attempt to break into legislature - 07/01/2019

Hong Kong - Hundreds of protesters clutching umbrellas attempted to break into Hong Kong's legislature on Monday afternoon as riot police fired pepper spray to fend them off.   The group was a...

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...
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