Politics

Trump pushes for border wall in Texas with shutdown nearing record - 01/11/2019

Washington - By Gretel Johnston and Eliyahu Kamisher, - US President Donald Trump travelled Thursday to Texas for a visit to the US-Mexico border as he intensifies his push for a wall, a demand that...

Six 'terrorists' killed by Saudi security forces in Qatif province - 01/09/2019

Riyadh – Saudi security forces killed six “terrorists in a pre-emptive operation” in the eastern province of Qatif, according to the state news agency SPA on Wednesday.   A spokesman for the...

REVEALED: How Gulf states hatched plan with Israel to rehabilitate Assad - 01/09/2019

Mossad chief Yossi Cohen met Saudi, Emirati and Egyptian officials last month to discuss ways to counter Turkish regional influence, sources say     Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates...

White House, Democrats disagree on the term 'negotiate' amid shutdown - 01/08/2019

Washington - By John T. Bennett, CQ-Roll Call- The White House went on the offensive Monday in what likely will be a prolonged battle with congressional Democrats, arguing the party refuses to...

Trump plans to visit US-Mexico border on Thursday - 01/07/2019

Washington - US President Donald Trump plans to visit the US border with Mexico on Thursday, amid a continued impasse over funding for a border wall which has caused a partial US government shutdown....

Thousands brave cold in Belgrade to rally against Serbian president - 01/05/2019

Belgrade - Thousands of people braved a blizzard in Belgrade on Saturday to protest against Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic for the fifth consecutive weekend.   Some 15,000 people marched...

Britain urges Russia not to use detained US-British citizen as 'pawn' - 01/04/2019

London - British Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt urged Russia on Friday not to use a detained US-British citizen as a diplomatic "pawn," amid strained relations between London and Moscow.   Hunt...

'Father of German reunification:' Bush Sr and the end of the Cold War - 12/01/2018

Berlin - Helmut Kohl, Germany's longest-serving chancellor and one of the main architects of German reunification in 1989, once described George Bush Sr's presidency as a "stroke of luck" for...

Saudi crown prince waltzes through first session of G20 - 11/30/2018

Buenos Aires - By Shabtai Gold, - Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was relatively well-received on Friday by a number of world leaders attending the G20 summit in Argentina, despite...

Trump decries 'witch-hunt' as ex-lawyer accepts plea deal for lying - 11/30/2018

New York - The fact that US President Donald Trump "lightly looked at doing a building somewhere in Russia" is fuelling a "witch-hunt," he said Friday, as he continued reacting to his former lawyer...
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