Egypt's Sisi underlines importance to boost Egyptian-US ties

Jordan, a longtime partner of the USA and one of only two Arab nations to have full diplomatic relations with Israel, plays an instrumental role in the region and in Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts. Turkey considers them a "terrorist" group linked ... More..

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ISIL chief 'living out his last days' in Syria, says Iraqi official
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

ISIL chief 'living out his last days' in Syria, says Iraqi official

The United States, however, had said they could not confirm Baghdadi's death, and US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis had said he believed al-Baghdadi is still alive. Iraqi authorities last week published a list...More..

Terror police called to Westminster after white powder delivery
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Terror police called to Westminster after white powder delivery

The Met Police said at approximately 11:36am, officers were informed of a suspicious package that had been delivered to an office within the Palace of Westminster . A House of Commons representative affirmed...More..

UK's Johnson Concerned At Iran's Role In Confrontation With Israel
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

UK's Johnson Concerned At Iran's Role In Confrontation With Israel

The Israeli military then launched another series of airstrikes, which a leading commander said was Israel's largest such operation since the 1982 Lebanese campaign. "In a serious military and diplomatic ...More..

Omarosa Manigault Warns About 'Extreme' & 'Scary' Mike Pence While on 'Big Brother'
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Omarosa Manigault Warns About 'Extreme' & 'Scary' Mike Pence While on 'Big Brother'

And the actress-turned-chef made the right decision, enthusing that she's happy to be reunited with her daughter. "We wish her the best in future endeavors and are grateful for her service", it read. Brandi tol...More..

Trump Wants To Replace Food Stamps With Food Boxes
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Trump Wants To Replace Food Stamps With Food Boxes

Currently, SNAP beneficiaries can buy what they want with all of their monthly benefits as long as it falls under the guidelines . Would this mean the government dictated the foods each family gets - say, ...More..

Patriots Bringing Back Joe Judge Along With Josh McDaniels
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Patriots Bringing Back Joe Judge Along With Josh McDaniels

It's been a rough week for Josh McDaniels . That was viewed as "extremely valuable" to McDaniels. Beyond financial and professional stability, McDaniels also was thinking of his family. Eberflus coached line...More..

Carlos Cordeiro, formerly Sunil Gulati's VP, elected new US Soccer president
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Carlos Cordeiro, formerly Sunil Gulati's VP, elected new US Soccer president

Carlos Cordeiro , the federation's vice-president, was elevated to replace the outgoing leader, Sunil Gulati , after winning a majority verdict following three ballots in a crowded field of eight. On Saturday,...More..

Pakistan removes Farooq Sattar as Convener
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Pakistan removes Farooq Sattar as Convener

In a quick response, Farooq Sattar talking to media persons said the conspiracy had been exposed. "He had time for NGOs but not for the party", he said pointing towards delaying in renewal of party registrati...More..

Deathbed to Olympic glory for Canadian snowboarder
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Deathbed to Olympic glory for Canadian snowboarder

And after a qualifying run that yielded this hilarious CBC commentary , McMorris reached the podium Sunday alongside countryman Max Parrot , who captured silver to give Canada its first two medals of the Py...More..

Crude oil futures fall Rs 19 on weak global cues
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Crude oil futures fall Rs 19 on weak global cues

Following a spike in USA bond yields generating fears of a potential increase in inflation and higher interest rates, the financial markets tanked on Monday. and they said the number of shale oil rigs has nearl...More..

Syrian Kurdish forces capture two British 'IS' militants
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Syrian Kurdish forces capture two British 'IS' militants

Mohammed Emwazi - known as " Jihadi John " - was believed to be the executioner of the hostages and was killed in a USA drone strike in 2015. It is not clear when he fled to Syria but his family said previ...More..

Dow rallies to gain 567 points
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Dow rallies to gain 567 points

Australia's benchmark S&P ASX 200 slid 3.2 percent to 5,833.30 and South Korea's Kospi declined 1.5 percent to 2,453.31. In deciding what to focus on - in a stock, say - a typical day trader looks for three t...More..

Indian journalists held in Male; China chants non-interference
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Indian journalists held in Male; China chants non-interference

Almost 1.4 million people visited the Indian Ocean island nation past year and nearly a third were from China. The exiled President Mohamed Nasheed asserted on Twitter said, "Maldivians see India's role positiv...More..

Trump asks Pentagon to hold a military parade in DC
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Trump asks Pentagon to hold a military parade in DC

The Washington Post , which was first to report the plan Tuesday, said Trump wants an elaborate parade this year with soldiers marching and tanks rolling, but no date has been selected. I think, you know, when ...More..

Met Office issues warning for possible ice and snow tomorrow morning
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Met Office issues warning for possible ice and snow tomorrow morning

The alert - which is valid until 12pm - reads: "This morning, scattered snow showers may lead to accumulations of up to 3cm". Showers of rain and sleet will become isolated and highest temperatures will be 4 ...More..

Turkish Jets Strike Kurdish YPG Militia Targets in Syria: Army
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Turkish Jets Strike Kurdish YPG Militia Targets in Syria: Army

He is accused of being a member of an armed terrorist organization, the source added. Ankara began the campaign shortly after the United States announced its intent to train a 30,000-strong "border security f...More..

British PM reassures Japanese execs on Brexit
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

British PM reassures Japanese execs on Brexit

In the first major bust up over the next stage of negotiations, the Brexit Secretary complained proposals to sanction Britain were "not in good faith". "The prime minister's position on this matter is clear, th...More..

B'desh ex-PM Khaleda Zia jailed amid clashes
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

B'desh ex-PM Khaleda Zia jailed amid clashes

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) supporters shout slogans during a protest in a street in Dhaka , Bangladesh on February 8. Police fired tear gas at the demonstrators ahead of Zia's hearing. Anticipating bl...More..

Bush on immigrants: 'We ought to say thank you and welcome them'
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Bush on immigrants: 'We ought to say thank you and welcome them'

As president-elect, he conceded for the first time past year that Russian Federation had carried out cyberattacks against the Democratic Party during the election but denied that it was meant to help him win. "...More..

White House Press Briefing With Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

White House Press Briefing With Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah

In a statement that he has issued, Porter has claimed that the "reality behind them (the photos) is nowhere close to what is being described". Porter adds that he has been transparent and truthful, but will...More..

N.Korea rules out talks with U.S. during Olympics
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

N.Korea rules out talks with U.S. during Olympics

Deepening security cooperation among the three countries, including South Korea, is also vital. Pence toured joint USA and Japanese operations centers at the US base that monitor and react to crises on the pe...More..

Taiwan quake death toll rises to 9
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Taiwan quake death toll rises to 9

RESCUERS combed through the rubble of collapsed buildings yesterday, as they searched for about 60 people missing after a strong natural disaster killed at least five near the Taiwanese tourist city of Hualien ...More..

Verdict in Mashal Khan murder case today
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Verdict in Mashal Khan murder case today

Pakistani students, teachers and officials have been convicted of murdering a scholar accused of blasphemy a year ago at a north-west Pakistan university, with strict punishments handed down to some of th...More..

Trump orders Pentagon to plan a military parade
by | Thursday, February 08, 2018

Trump orders Pentagon to plan a military parade

Although no official date has been confirmed, reports suggest that the President is aiming to tie an incredible spectacle with a patriotic U.S. holiday. The US is now still mired in the longest war in its hist...More..