Thu, 22 Aug 2019

Situation in Persian Gulf described as troubling and complex

NEW YORK, New York - The UN Security Council has been briefed on the escalating hostilities in the Middle East. ...

Continuation of current situation in Yemen untenable, says UN envoy

ADEN, Yemen - A month ago, the United Nations top Yemen envoy told the Security Council the country was facing ...

Jordan considered closing Israeli embassy, expelling ambassador

AMMAN, Jordan - While Israel is being courted by Arab countries to establish diplomatic relations, members of Jordan's parliament are ...

For Istanbul's Syrians, a time of hoping and hiding

When Syrian refugees first arrived in Istanbul almost eight years ago, many made for Fatih, a district of historic mosques ...

Abdalla Hamdok takes charge as Sudan's new Prime Minister

Khartoum [Sudan], Aug 22 (ANI): As the country embarked on a three-year transition to civilian rule earlier this month, Abdalla ...

Israel launches airstrikes in Gaza in response to rocket attack

Tel Aviv [Israel], Aug 22 (ANI): Israeli warplanes attacked Hamas posts in Gaza in the wee hours of Thursday in ...

Scores killed after Houthis fire ballistic missile at Saudi base

Sanaa [Yemen], Aug 22 (ANI): Scores of people were killed after Yemen's Houthi rebels said they fired a ballistic missile ...

Money Pledged for Yemen But Not Paid Could Cost Lives

UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. humanitarian operation in Yemen is rapidly running out of money and will soon have to ...

Two U.S. Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan

The NATO Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan says two U.S. military personnel have been killed in the country.The two service ...

Curious Kids: how was maths discovered? Who made up the numbers and rules?

If you have a question you'd like an expert to answer, send it to curiouskids@theconversation.edu.au.We are all born with a ...

Drone Attack Suspected at Iraqi Shi'ite Ammunition Depot

CAIRO - An ammunition dump belonging to Iraqi Shi'ite militia forces - known popularly as al Hushd al-Shaabi - exploded ...

Need to move peace process forward with caution, warns Afghan Pres

Kabul [Afghanistan], Aug 21 (ANI): Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani met NATO's 19th Supreme Allied Commander Europe General Tod D. Wolters, ...

Kashmiris are living a long nightmare of Indian colonialism

India's decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir in early August, and the repression and communications blackout ...

Greece Says It Won't Aid Iranian Tanker Amid Pressure From Washington

In the face of U.S. pressure, Greece has said it will not assist an Iranian supertanker sought by Washington after ...

Trump: US Jews Show 'Great Disloyalty' by Voting for Democrats

Updated Aug 21., 1:52PM WASHINGTON - Republican U.S. President Donald Trump has sparked a new political fight with American Jews ...

US Drone Shot Down Over Yemen

PENTAGON - A U.S. MQ-9 drone was shot down over Yemen by Houthi rebels late Tuesday, a U.S. official told ...

Five reasons the world needs a wake-up call on religious persecution

All over the world, people - and whole communities - are suffering from persecution purely because of their religion or ...

When does trash talking work?

The Abstract features interesting research and the people behind it.Karen C.P. McDermott recently completed a study on trash talk, the ...

US military drone shot down over Yemen

Washington DC [USA], Aug 21 (ANI): A US MQ-9 drone was shot down by a surface-to-air missile in the south ...

PGLDN spearheads DRRMP formulation training

TUBOD, Lanao del Norte, Aug. 15 (PIA) -- In strengthening the four thematic areas of Disaster Risk Reduction and Management ...

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Countries failing to honour funding pledges causing chaos in Yemen

SANA'A, Yemen - The United Nations is being forced to shut down a number of humanitarian programmes in Yemen. The ...

Situation in Persian Gulf described as troubling and complex

NEW YORK, New York - The UN Security Council has been briefed on the escalating hostilities in the Middle East. ...

Continuation of current situation in Yemen untenable, says UN envoy

ADEN, Yemen - A month ago, the United Nations top Yemen envoy told the Security Council the country was facing ...

Jordan considered closing Israeli embassy, expelling ambassador

AMMAN, Jordan - While Israel is being courted by Arab countries to establish diplomatic relations, members of Jordan's parliament are ...

For Istanbul's Syrians, a time of hoping and hiding

When Syrian refugees first arrived in Istanbul almost eight years ago, many made for Fatih, a district of historic mosques ...

Abdalla Hamdok takes charge as Sudan's new Prime Minister

Khartoum [Sudan], Aug 22 (ANI): As the country embarked on a three-year transition to civilian rule earlier this month, Abdalla ...

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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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