Monday, September 24, 2018

France, Saudi Arabia unite in vision for region, say Iran deal must be verifiable

France and Saudi Arabia believe that any future nuclear accord between Iran and six major powers must be robust, verifiable and no threat to...

UN Announces a Humanitarian Pause in Yemen

The United Nations on Thursday announced an "unconditional humanitarian pause" in the Yemen conflict starting at midnight local time Friday with the goal of...

Video Shows Syria’s Yarmouk Refugee Camp Reduced to Piles of Smoldering Rubbl

After nearly two weeks of intense battles between Islamic State fighters and various militias, it appears that much of Syria's Yarmouk refugee camp has been...
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US has abandoned global leadership role, Iraqi Vice President says

The United States has no clear plan for dealing with the various crises it faces in the Middle East, according to one of the...

Benjamin Netanyahu’s Disgrace in Victory

Israel's Prime Minister won a tragic election by vilifying Arabs and defacing Israel’s history http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1&isUI=1A few years ago, I drove from Jerusalem to the West...

Facebook posts about job land US contractor in Emirates jail + Video shots

A hallmark of American life — griping about work — has landed a Florida man in a Middle Eastern jail. Ryan Pate, a helicopter mechanic...

Kabul library bus drives Afghan children to read

The door of the blue bus slides open and dozens of children excitedly bound up the steps, eager to get their hands on hard-to-find...

Netanyahu Soundly Defeats Chief Rival in Israeli Elections

After a bruising campaign focused on his failings, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel won a clear victory in Tuesday’s elections and seemed all...

Swap deal reported to be taking place in besieged Syrian towns

More than 100 Syrian rebel fighters are being allowed to safely leave a besieged town outside Damascus as part of a U.N.-supported deal. The Sunni...

Houthi Offensive Continues in Yemen

Former president calls for political dialogue, fresh elections Houthi militants continued their military campaign Sunday despite the first signs of strain in their alliance with...

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Losing faith in own currency? 10 countries where a loaf of bread costs a...

How often does the worst happen, when the people of the nation have lost faith in the value of their currency? More often than...

Kenya: Youth join Al Shabaab out of desperation

Leaders from Northeastern have been urged to educate residents on the need to form groups to be eligible for government grants. Youth Chief Administrative Secretary...

Somalia: Resigning Minister accuses Puntland presidency of engineering corruption

The Minister of Environment and Climate Change of Puntland State in northwestern Somalia, Ali Abdullahi Warsame has resigned from the cabinet on Sunday, citing...