Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Inside Syria: The wasteland of Yarmouk that sums up four years of civil war

As we walk through the dust-filled wasteland of this abandoned neighborhood, the silence only broken by the crunching sounds of our boots in the...

Tropical cyclone dumping years’ worth of rain on war-torn Yemen in one day

Ravaged by months of war, Yemen has now been battered by the first tropical storm on record to make landfall in the impoverished Arab...

Sheikh Rashid, son of Dubai’s ruler, dies of heart attack at age 33

The oldest son of Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum died of a heart attack at age 33 Saturday morning, according to the United Arab Emirates'...

Don’t let Syria be a ‘Somalia’

STARTING from Somalia, Afghanistan, Iraq, and then Libya and Yemen, the United States of America has shouldered the responsibility of maintaining security and stability...

Fire Breaks Out in Dubai Skyscraper Near the Burj Khalifa

A fire engulfed The Address Hotel in downtown Dubai in the United Arab Emirates hours before a large New Year fireworks display was set...

A Year After Everest Disaster, This Sherpa Isn’t Going Back

Memories of the killer avalanche endure, but Pemba Sherpa is also worried about the Tibetan calendar. "Daytime, Pemba is OK," says Ngawang Karma Sherpa. "But...

Pakistan Is Caught in the Middle of the Conflict Between Iran and Saudi Arabia

It has large Sunni and Shi‘ite populations and needs the cooperation of both Riyadh and Tehran After severing ties with Iran — following the torching...

Stage is set for Syria peace talks as opposition arrives in Geneva

A delegation from Syria's main opposition group arrived in Geneva on Saturday to join U.N.-mediated peace talks, demanding President Bashar al-Assad's government be made...

Conquering the South China Sea

The U.S. dawdles as China extends its maritime domination. China is building military bases on artificial islands hundreds of miles off its coast, in waters...

Verses from Quran helped capture Pak militant: Police

Sajjad and the four other terrorists had crossed over to India from Lachipora in Uri on the night of August 17 after cutting the...

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Somaliland FM Refutes A Number of Allegations Against His Office, Foreign Aid

Dr. Saad Ali Shire, Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Relations of the Republic of Somaliland, defended his country of a number of acerbic...

Safaricom in ‘advanced talks’ to take M-Pesa to Ethiopia

Kenya’s telco giant Safaricom is in “advanced talks” with the Ethiopian government to introduce its popular M-Pesa mobile money service to neighbouring Ethiopia, a market...

Are Somaliland, Puntland ready for war over land?

Somaliland and Puntland’s dispute over land stretching from the Gulf of Aden to the Ethiopian border risks escalating into open war. The self-declared republic of...