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Biden Calls King Salman as US Recalibrates Relations With Saudis

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Joe Biden called Saudi Arabian King Salman on Thursday as his administration is set to release ...


US conducts airstrikes on Iran-backed forces in Syria

Washington [US], February 26 (ANI): The United States security forces on Thursday evening (local time) launched airstrikes in eastern Syria ...


Clashes between protesters, police in Iraq leave 1 Killed

Baghdad [Iraq], February 26 (ANI/Sputnik): One person died and 14 others were injured at an ongoing political protest in Iraq's ...


Iraq's Christians Await Papal Visit With Hope and Worry

AMMAN - Pope Francis' planned visit to Iraq, from March 5 to March 8, is complex on many levels. COVID-19 ...


US carries out air strikes targeting Iranian-backed militias in Syria

The United States launched airstrikes in Syria on Thursday, targeting facilities near the Iraqi border used by Iranian-backed militia groups. ...


Al-Jaafari: relations with Iraq are deeply rooted

Damascus, SANA- Deputy Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Bashar al-Jaafari, discussed on Wednesday with Yassin Sharif Al-Hajimi, Charge d' Affairs of ...


Syrian -Iraqi talks to develop cooperation in educational field

Baghdad, SANA- Iraqi Minister of Education, Ali Hamid al-Dulaymi , discussed with Syrian ambassador in Baghdad, Satam Jada'an al- Dandah ...


The Illegal Arms Trade and Israel

By Terry Crawford-BrowneAn Israeli documentary film called The Lab was made in 2013. It was shown in Pretoria and Cape ...


Iraq reports 4,074 new COVID-19 cases, 684,362 in total

BAGHDAD, Feb. 25 (Xinhua) -- The Iraqi Ministry of Health reported on Thursday 4,074 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total ...


Iraq reports 4,306 new COVID-19 cases, 680,288 in total

BAGHDAD, Feb. 24 (Xinhua) -- The Iraqi Ministry of Health reported on Wednesday 4,306 new COVID-19 cases, the highest daily ...


Xinhua world news summary at 1030 GMT, Feb. 24

BANGKOK -- The first batch of COVID-19 vaccines that Thailand ordered from China's Sinovac Biotech arrived in the capital Bangkok ...


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U.S. Senate votes 78-20 to confirm Thomas-Greenfield as UN ambassador

WASHINGTON DC: - Career foreign service diplomat Linda Thomas-Greenfield was approved to become U.S. ambassador to the United Nations this ...

Supreme Court ruling exacerbates Trump's legal issues

NEW YORK, New York - Like a mob boss looking for payback, Donald Trump wanted the Supreme Court to do ...

Inspectors to seek out metal failure as cause of United engine fire

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has ordered immediate inspections of all Boeing 777-200 planes using Pratt ...

EU expects Navalny sanctions for Russians to be ready next week

BRUSSELS, Belgium - In a largely symbolic move, foreign ministers of the European Union agreed this week to sanction four ...

Boost in supplies seen as Covid vaccine stocks fall short of promises

WASHINGTON, DC - Moderna has announced, following approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, that it will place 15 ...

Improvements seen, but 8.7 million Texans still boiling water

Some 8.7 million Texans remain under orders to boil their water before drinking or cooking with it, following a massive ...

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Call for moving 2022 Olympics from China

OTTAWA, Canada - Ramping up pressure on Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to toughen his stance on China, Canada's parliament ...

TDP releases party manifesto for municipal polls

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], February 26 (ANI): Telugu Desam Party (TDP) National General Secretary Nara Lokesh on Friday released TDP's ...

2 killed, 1 injured in landmine blast in Syria's Hama

Damascus [Syria], February 26 (ANI/Sputnik): Two people were killed and one was injured in a landmine explosion in the Salamiyah ...

Padma Rail Link: Railway Ministry dismisses fund allegation

Dhaka [Bangladesh], February 26 (ANI): The Bangladesh Railways Ministry on Thursday dismissed allegations made by China Railway Group Ltd (CREC), ...

How Croatian military units fought against the USSR in WWII

The Croatian Legion was the only foreign unit that the Nazis recruited in the Battle of Stalingrad. Its members thought ...

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UAE Tour 21 to traverse Dubai's iconic destinations

DUBAI, UAE - Day 6 of the UAE 2021 will hit three of Dubai's top destinations this Friday.Three of Nakheel's ...


Sensex nosedives 1,939 points amid rising bond yields

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 26 (ANI): A broad-based sell-off in equities and weak global cues amid rising bond yields played ...


Jordan Henderson undergoes surgery on groin injury

Liverpool [UK], February 26 (ANI): Liverpool on Friday announced that Jordan Henderson has undergone an operation after suffering a groin ...


Pak tighten security in Balochistan to protect CPEC project

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 26 (ANI): Amid a rise in attacks on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects in Balochistan, Pakistan has ...


2 killed, 1 injured in landmine blast in Syria's Hama

Damascus [Syria], February 26 (ANI/Sputnik): Two people were killed and one was injured in a landmine explosion in the Salamiyah ...


BCCI looking at multiple cities to host IPL 14

By Baidurjo BhoseNew Delhi [India], February 26 (ANI): Progressing from the initial idea of hosting the 2021 edition of the ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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