As Egypt’s Sisi, Israel’s Netanyahu meet for first time he calls for unity among Palestinians

:: Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have met for the first time in public in what Egypt said was part of an effort to revive the More »

Are Rohingya Muslims being wiped off Myanmar’s map?

:: For generations, Rohingya Muslims have called Myanmar home. Now, in what appears to be a systematic purge, they are, quite literally, being wiped off the map. After a series of attacks More »

Saudi Crown Prince, British Defense Minister sign military agreement

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince and Defense Minist Mohammed bin Salman has met in Jeddah with British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon where a military and security deal was signed. During the meeting, More »

King Salman orders additional $15 million for Rohingyas

:: King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud ordered an additional $15 million for the Rohingya Muslims on Tuesday during a cabinet meeting that condemned the terrorist massacres. The cabinet meeting discussed the brutal More »

Egypt’s Sisi on Qatar: It’s time to confront supporters of terrorism

:: Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi who is in New York for the UN General Assembly session said the time has come to efficiently confront parties that support terrorism and get them to More »

 

Tag Archives: UNITED STATES

Toys ‘R’ Us files for bankruptcy, but keeps stores open

:: Toys ‘R’ Us, the toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and intense online competition, has filed for bankruptcy protection ahead of the key holiday shopping season – and says its stores will remain open for business as

Trump makes US economy great again — at least for now

Frank Kane

By : Frank Kane :: New Yorkers will probably not even notice the annual late summer lockdown of their city for the UN General Assembly, because most are too busy making money. The UN jamboree, which began last week but

France: Acid attack on 4 US students not seen as terror act

:: Four American college students were attacked with acid Sunday at a train station in the French city of Marseille, but French authorities so far do not think extremist views motivated the 41-year-old woman who was arrested as the alleged

Syrian army sends more troops across Euphrates, close to US-backed forces

:: Syrian troops crossed to the eastern side of the Euphrates river in Deir al-Zor on Monday, state media and a monitoring group reported, increasing their presence in an area where US-backed forces have also advanced. A commander in a

Man attacks Jewish women, calls them ‘dirty Muslims’

:: A man was arrested in New York after he physically and verbally attacked a woman and her daughter, calling them “dirty Muslims,” even though they were in fact Jewish. The women were leaving a subway station at New York’s

Tillerson, Russia’s Lavrov to meet on Sunday: US State Dept.

:: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will meet in New York on Sunday on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, the US State Department said in a brief statement. The State

France: Acid attack on 4 US students not seen as terror act

:: Four American college students were attacked with acid Sunday at a train station in the French city of Marseille, but French authorities so far do not think extremist views motivated the 41-year-old woman who was arrested as the alleged

US attends meeting on Paris climate accord, still plans to withdraw

:: The United States attended a Saturday meeting of ministers from more than 30 of the nations that signed the Paris climate-change agreement, though the White House issued a statement saying it will stick with plans to pull out of

Russian strike wounds US-backed Syria fighters: Coalition

:: Russian forces bombed US-backed fighters in Syria’s eastern province of Deir Ezzor early Saturday, the US-led coalition said after Moscow denied the claim. “At approximately 12:30 am GMT (3:30 am local time) September 16, Russian forces struck a target

Diplomats: US, Iran set for first meeting on nuclear deal at UN

:: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is expected to hold a first meeting on the Iran nuclear deal with Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and other parties to the agreement next week at the United Nations, diplomats said Thursday.

Pentagon: US citizen fighting for ISIS surrenders in Syria

:: An American citizen fighting for ISIS in Syria surrendered to US-backed fighters earlier this week and has been handed over to US forces, the Pentagon said on Thursday. The American surrendered to the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on or

Security Council to hold emergency meeting on North Korea missile launch

:: The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting Friday concerning North Korea’s latest missile launch over Japan, the council presidency announced. The United States and Japan requested the meeting, which will be held at 3 pm (1900 GMT),

Tillerson: US must consider broader Iran threats when formulating new strategy

:: The United States must consider the full threat it says Iran poses to the Middle East when formulating its new policy toward Tehran, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Thursday, adding that Iran had breached the spirit

Erdogan and Trump reaffirm strategic partnership

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

:: Amid bilateral tensions over various issues, US President Trump and Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke by phone on Saturday and according to the announcement made by the Turkish presidential office, they agreed to promote regional stability and to

Syrian rebels say US allies push for retreat from southeast Syria

:: Two Western-backed Syrian rebel groups fighting the Syrian army and Iranian-backed militias in southeastern Syria have been asked by their Western and Arab backers to pull out of the area and retreat into Jordan, rebels and diplomatic sources said

US charges former Turkish minister with Iran sanctions evasion

:: United States prosecutors have charged a former Turkish economy minister and the former head of a Turkish state bank with conspiring to evade US sanctions against Iran, widening an investigation that has fueled tension between Washington and Ankara. The

Hurricane Irma lashes Caribbean islands; Florida braces for hit

:: Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century, howled past Puerto Rico on Wednesday after thrashing several smaller Caribbean islands with tree-snapping winds, drenching rains and pounding surf on a collision course with Florida. At

Fireworks, mass rally held to celebrate North Korea nuclear test

:: North Korea held a mass celebration for the scientists involved in carrying out its largest nuclear blast to date, with fireworks and a mass rally in Pyongyang. Citizens of the capital lined the streets Wednesday to cheer buses carrying

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