Fri, 22 Mar 2019

U.S. secretary of state telephones Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

JERUSALEM, Israel - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has taken time out on his current tour of the Midle ...

Heavy fighting continues in Yemen despite truce

With the UN announcing a  new plan  to shore up the December 2018  Stockholm Agreement between Yemen’s warring parties, the ...

Pompeo renews call for end to isolation of Qatar

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait  - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has renewed a call for Gulf countries to settle their ...

US Military Vet Recounts Arrests in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI - An American security contractor at the center of a mysterious case roiling Haitian politics says that he ...

Iran Expresses Regret over Iraq Ferry Sinking

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has expressed deep regret over the deadly sinking of a ferry in Iraq's Tigris ...

Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley Walks into Twitter Feud with Finland

UNITED NATIONS - Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley found herself in a Twitter feud with the people of Finland on ...

River Ferry Sinks in Tigris Near Iraq's Mosul, Killing 83

MOSUL, IRAQ - A ferry overloaded with people celebrating the Kurdish new year and Mothers Day capsized in the Tigris ...

Thousands More Flee Last Islamic State Enclave in Syria

NEAR BAGHUZ IN SYRIA / IRBIL, IRAQ - It may be almost over for the last enclave of Islamic State ...

Malaysian Leader in Pakistan to Sign $900M in Investment Deals

ISLAMABAD - Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad arrived Thursday in Pakistan on an official three-day visit, where his high-powered delegation ...

Trump: US Recognizes Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan Heights

President Donald Trump said Thursday the United States is recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, the Syrian territory it ...

In A First, Tehran Honors Beleaguered Afghan Community

Afghan migrants and refugees living in Iran have grown accustomed to humiliation, blamed for the country's ills rather than celebrated ...

Finch hopes Australia carry momentum in Pakistan series

Sharjah - Australian skipper Aaron Finch hopes his team carry the momentum of a series win in India to their ...

71 Dead After Ferry Sinks in Tigris Near Iraq's Mosul

BAGHDAD - A ferry overloaded with people celebrating the Kurdish new year and Mother's Day capsized in the Tigris River ...

At Least 10 Dead in Egypt Chemical Plant Blast

CAIRO - At least 10 people were killed Thursday in an explosion at a chemical plant in Ain Sokhna on ...

Pakistan Court Jails Czech Model to 8 Years for Drug Trafficking

LAHORE, PAKISTAN - A Pakistani court sentenced a Czech national to over eight years in prison, more than a year ...

Rescue, Relief Efforts Underway in Cyclone-Hit Southern Africa

The Red Cross says it its deploying two major emergency response units to the port city of Beira in Mozambique ...

Bafana skipper urges fans to show support

Cape Town - Bafana Bafana captain Thulani Hlatshwayo has urged South African fans to rally behind the team ahead of ...

Iran President Congratulates Leaders of Several States on Nowruz

Irans president has, in separate messages, congratulated several heads of state on the arrival of Nowruz, which marks the start ...

'Women, babies trapped in trees' after deadly Mozambique storm

Rescue workers in Mozambique are racing against time to save hundreds of people clinging onto roofs and trees around the ...

US-Backed Force Denies Report of Islamic State's Final Defeat

DEIR EL-ZOUR, SYRIA - The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) denied a report Thursday that all of Islamic States final ...

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Malaysia doing its bit in supporting UNIFIL

BEIRUT, Lebanon - As U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo flew into Beirut, in Lebanon on Friday, it was business ...

U.S. secretary of state telephones Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

JERUSALEM, Israel - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has taken time out on his current tour of the Midle ...

Heavy fighting continues in Yemen despite truce

With the UN announcing a  new plan  to shore up the December 2018  Stockholm Agreement between Yemen’s warring parties, the ...

Pompeo renews call for end to isolation of Qatar

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait  - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has renewed a call for Gulf countries to settle their ...

US Military Vet Recounts Arrests in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI - An American security contractor at the center of a mysterious case roiling Haitian politics says that he ...

Iran Expresses Regret over Iraq Ferry Sinking

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has expressed deep regret over the deadly sinking of a ferry in Iraq's Tigris ...

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DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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