Saturday, September 22, 2018

Khamenei condemns Republican letter on Iran, bemoans U.S. ‘tricks’

Iran's Supreme Leader hit out on Thursday at a letter by U.S. Republican senators threatening to undo any nuclear deal between Washington and Tehran,...

Iceland no longer wants to be part of Europe

Iceland drops bid to become part of European UnionIceland has withdrawn its bid to become part of the European Union, two years after its...

ISIS blows up Iraqi army HQ in battle for Ramadi

More than 40 Iraqi soldiers were killed when ISIS blew up the Iraqi army headquarters near Ramadi in Iraq's western Anbar province, an Anbar...

The Saudi air force officer who became a human rights activist

Yahya Assiri served in Saudi Arabia's air force before becoming frustrated and fleeing to become a dissident human rights activist Yahya Assiri has sacrificed a...

Iran promises a year’s worth of oil to Yemen’s Houthis

World Bank halts activities over security fears as Houthi militiamen kill two protestors and UN envoy warns of a civil war in Yemen Iran will...

Sisi kicks off Egypt’s economy conference as bombs rock Cairo

US Secretary of State expected to praise Sisi's economic reforms, push for more at much-anticipated foreign investor conference. Egypt's president kicked off a high stakes...

Egyptian President, who talks to Netanyahu “a lot,” says his country is in danger...

Since the army took power from Mohamed Morsi in 2013 with popular support, Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sissi says he’s been fighting to keep...

Kenya: Three dead in attack on Mandera Governor Ali Roba’s convoy

At least three people, including two policemen, died on Friday in an attack on Mandera County Governor Ali Roba’s convoy on the Mandera-Arabia road. A...

A Balancing Act as Iraq Claims Gains in Tikrit

  Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared Thursday that victory in Tikrit was near and “achieved totally by Iraqi hands” as his troops sought to root...

Police brutality against blacks endemic in US: Analyst

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zc8sB_M3LTs Demonstrators lined the streets of Madison on March 07, protesting the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Tony Robinson by a white police officer. Press...

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Regulation of Somalia’s Mobile Money Market Can Spur Innovation in Financial Sector Development

Somalia’s economy has grown modestly between 2013 and 2017, with real annual gross domestic product (GDP) growth averaging 2.5%, according to the new economic...

Report: Google suppressed an explosive memo about its Chinese search engine

Google's prototype may have been designed to track citizens. Every time we hear a new report about Google's alleged censored search engine for China, it...

Kenya: No place for complacency on Shabaab threat

The Somalia-based Al-Shabaab militant group remains a potent threat to security in the region, although its capacity to stage regular attacks in urban areas...