Politics

Johnson aims to push key Brexit bill through British parliament - 01/07/2020

LONDON (dpa)- Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to present key legislation to British lawmakers on Tuesday as he seeks to formalize Brexit by the end of this month. Johnson plans...

Iranian general killed in US airstrike to be buried in hometown - 01/07/2020

TEHRAN (dpa)- Qassem Soleimani, the top Iranian general killed by a US airstrike in Baghdad last week, is to be buried in his hometown of Kerman in south-eastern Iran on Tuesday. The day was declared...

Iraqi parliament votes for foreign troops to leave after US strike - 01/06/2020

BAGHDAD, Kadem al-Attabi (dpa)– The Iraqi parliament on Sunday approved a resolution obliging the government to end the presence of foreign troops linked to a United States-led alliance fighting...

Iran's government to stop honouring nuclear deal - 01/06/2020

TEHRAN, Farshid Motahari (dpa)- Iran no longer sees itself as bound by the 2015 nuclear agreement, the government in Tehran said in a statement on Sunday. Iran is to continue its nuclear programme...

Erdogan: Turkey has started sending troops to Libya - 01/06/2020

ISTANBUL, Christine-Felice Roehrs and Linda Say (dpa)– Turkey has started sending troops to Libya, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in an interview with CNN Turk late Sunday. "Our soldiers are...

NATO, US-led coalition suspend Iraqi forces training after US strike - 01/04/2020

BRUSSELS, Carsten Hoffmann, Lennart Simonsson and Michel Winde (dpa)- NATO has suspended training of Iraqi security forces, a spokesman said on Saturday, as fears of a new conflict in the region grow...

Iraq holds massive funeral for top Iranian general Soleimani - 01/04/2020

BAGHDAD, Kadhem al-Attabi (dpa)– Thousands of Iraqis, including senior politicians, attended the funeral of a top Iranian general and Iraqi militiamen in Baghdad on Saturday, following a US airstrike...

Erdogan: Turkey to send troops to Libya upon Tripoli's request - 12/27/2019

ISTANBUL/TUNIS, Ergin Hava and Tarek Guizani (dpa)- Turkey will deploy troops to Libya upon the invitation of the UN-backed government in Tripoli, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on...

Trump calls on Syria and allies to end attacks on civilians in Idlib - 12/27/2019

WASHINGTON/BEIRUT, Gretel Johnston and Weedah Hamzah (dpa)- US President Donald Trump on Thursday called for an end to attacks on civilians in the Syrian province of Idlib and accused Russia, Syria...

At least 10 killed in airstrikes in north-west Syria - 12/24/2019

BEIRUT, Weedah Hamzah (dpa)- At least ten civilians, among them six children, were killed when Russian airstrikes hit a school housing refugees in north-west Syria, a monitoring group said on...
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