Thursday, December 14, 2017

Netanyahu legacy on the line in Israeli vote

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NPpFgqUpfd0 As Israelis prepare to vote in parliament elections on Tuesday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu finds himself at a fateful crossroads: Make history or become...

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'...

Netanyahu accuses Iran of trying to ‘conquer the entire Middle East’ amid looming nuclear...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Sunday that Iran is trying to “conquer the entire Middle East” as the West appears close to signing...

Heatwave in Pakistan’s Sindh province leaves 120 dead

More than 120 people have died during a heatwave in Pakistan's southern Sindh province. Health officials say most of the deaths have been in Karachi,...

Yemen’s Wily Puppet Master

The violent conflict engulfing Yemen, the Arab world's poorest country, intensified on Saturday, as Houthi rebels fought government forces for control of Aden, a...

India seizes record haul of smuggled gold outside airport + video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1PZksQDzLzs Indian police said they had made the single biggest seizure of gold smuggled into the country on Tuesday after arresting six people leaving an...

Caught between rebels and Islamic State, Assad losing more ground in Syria

Islamic State pushes Syrian army from last stronghold on Iraqi border, while al-Nusra Front cements holds on Idlib, home to most of Assad's Alawite...

Former Turkish president Evren, symbol of military era, dies at 97

Turkey’s former army chief and president, Kenan Evren, who led a 1980 coup and came to symbolise the military’s decades-long dominance over politics, has...

UN special adviser on Yemen steps down

Jamal Benomar, special adviser to the UN secretary-general on Yemen, Wednesday stepped down and his successor "shall be named in due course," said a...

The End of the Old Israel: How Netanyahu Has Transformed the Nation

 Israel — at least the largely secular and progressive version of Israel that once captured the world’s imagination — is over. Although that Israel...

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Exclusive – United States suspends aid to Somalia’s battered military over graft

The United States is suspending food and fuel aid for most of Somalia's armed forces over corruption concerns, a blow to the military as...

Somaliland President Fields New 23-Ministry Government

His Excellency the newly inaugurated President of the Republic of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi, today, released his government's first roster of ministers and vice...

Somaliland hailed as it swears in new president

The self-declared republic of Somaliland has sworn in its fifth president, Muse Bihi Abdi. There was excitement and optimism on social media as citizens relished...