Monday, December 10, 2018

North and South Korea Set a Date for Summit Meeting at Border

North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, and President Moon Jae-in of South Korea will meet for the first time on April 27, officials said on...

Saudi Arabia assembles ‘massive force’ on Yemen border

Saudi Arabia has assembled a "massive" additional force on its border with Yemen after trading heavy artillery and rocket fire with Yemen's Houthi fighters,...

Saudi Arabia welcomes Iran nuclear deal, seeks region free of WMD: statement

  Saudi Arabia's cabinet said on Monday it welcomed an interim deal between Iran and world powers over Iran's disputed nuclear program and that it...

al-Nusra Front Syria unrest Middle East Al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front seizes key Syrian town

Al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate and its allies seized the last major government-held city in Idlib province on Saturday, in a blow that could expose the...

Iraq Opts for Consolidation Over Advance in Battle Against ISIS

As a small force of Islamic State militants holds out in parts of Tikrit for a fourth week, Iraqi forces have been forced to...

Turkish police detained Syria-bound UK woman

  A young British woman, who was allegedly bound for Syria to join ISIL, was detained Tuesday at a bus station in Turkish capital Ankara,...

China says 2015 defense budget to rise about 10 percent

China's defense budget this year will rise about 10 percent compared with 2014, the spokeswoman for the country's parliament said on Wednesday, outpacing the...

South Korea Is Going Crazy Over a Handful of Refugees

The Yemeni refugees who entered South Korea earlier this year should have been a nonstory. Only 561 escapees from the ongoing Saudi-led war in...

Djibouti defies UAE by nationalising container port

The Horn of Africa country has defied threats by the UAE and nationalised a port on the Djibouti coast. East Africa's Djibouti has said it...

Iraq seizes town on outskirts of Islamic State-held Tikrit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Idm_gvLM02A Iraqi soldiers and Shiite militiamen captured a town Tuesday on the outskirts of the Islamic State-held city of Tikrit, sealing off Saddam Hussein's hometown...

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Erdogan believes European version of democracy failed

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that the ongoing “yellow vests” protest movement reveals Europe’s failure in democracy, human rights and freedom, speaking...

Israel ‘advises’ Trump to boost Djibouti US military presence

The United States should boost its military presence in Djibouti and the region surrounding the Bab al-Mandab Strait to counter an increasingly assertive — and belligerent —...

Raila a strong voice in Somaliland’s bid for independence

Last Friday’s Somaliland’s Investment Conference in Nairobi may have proceeded unnoticed by many. However, unknown to most Kenyans, the event also served a major political...