Politics

Trump establishes Space Command with eye towards new military branch - 08/30/2019

WASHINGTON (dpa)- President Donald Trump on Thursday inaugurated the US Space Command, a new division of the Department of Defense that will unify US national security operations in space. The Space...

Israel says 3 Iranian officers working on missile project in Lebanon - 08/30/2019

TEL AVIV, Tamara Zieve (dpa)- The Israeli army on Thursday named three Iranian officers and a Hezbollah militant who they said are working in Lebanon to advance an effort to convert rockets into...

Russia, Turkey concerned over Idlib but diverge on tackling crisis - 08/28/2019

MOSCOW, Peter Spinella, Anindita Ramaswamy and Ergin Hava (dpa)- The Russian and Turkish presidents expressed concern on Tuesday over the crisis in Idlib, as Syrian airstrikes pound the largely...

Hamas arrests suspects after policemen killed in Gaza explosions - 08/28/2019

GAZA CITY, Saud Abu Ramadan (dpa)- Hamas arrested several suspects in connection with two explosions that killed three Palestinian police officers and injured others in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday...

'Ibiza video' book highlights Austrian far right's media schemes - 08/28/2019

VIENNA, Albert Otti (dpa)- Former Austrian far-right leaders mulled wide-ranging media deals with a fake Russian donor, according to a new book that details the so-called "Ibiza video" sting that...

Erdogan says Turkey to send ground troops into Syria 'very soon' - 08/27/2019

ISTANBUL, Anindita Ramaswamy and Peter Spinella (dpa)- Turkey is ready to send ground troops into northern Syria "very soon" in order to keep its borders safe, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said...

Trump buoyed by 'truly successful' G7, gears up for hosting 2020 - 08/27/2019

BIARRITZ, FRANCE, Shabtai Gold (dpa)- US President Donald Trump walked away from this year's G7 summit with several wins - at least in the short-term - and highlighted "unity" among members, despite...

Netanyahu says Iran aims to attack Israel, seeks international help - 08/27/2019

TEL AVIV (dpa)- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on the international community to support Israel as tensions with Iran and the wider region have mounted over recent days. His...

Hezbollah vows to confront any Israeli drones in Lebanese airspace - 08/26/2019

BEIRUT, Weedah Hamzah and Tamara Zieve (dpa)- The leader of the Lebanese Shiite movement Hezbollah, Hassan Nasrallah, vowed on Sunday that the group will bring down any Israeli drones in Lebanese...

Israeli airstrike targets Palestinian base in Lebanon - 08/26/2019

BEIRUT (dpa)- An Israeli warplane targeted a Palestinian base in east Lebanon close to the Syrian border in the early morning hours, a Palestinian source said Monday. The Palestinian source, who...
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