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Persistent threat of war, unilateral actions, continue to erode prospects for Middle East peace, Security Council told

Developments in the Middle East cannot be divorced from Israel’s military occupation of Palestinian territory and settlement-building, or Hamas’ hold over Gaza and its mi...

Persistent threat of war, unilateral actions, continue to erode prospects for Middle East peace, Security Council told

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Persistent threat of war erodes prospects for Middle East peace, Security Council told Developments in the Middle East cannot be divorced from Israel’s military occupation of Palestinian territory and settlement-building, or Hamas’ hold...
02:00, 2019-08-04

US Troops In Middle East Boost "Threat To International Peace": Iran Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Saturday a US decision to deploy 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East is a "threat to intern...
11:00, 2019-05-25

U.S. Troop Buildup in the Middle East Is a Threat to Peace, Iran’s Foreign Minister Says Iran’s foreign minister said an order by the U.S. president to send 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East was “extremely dangerous&r...
03:51, 2019-05-26

Trump's Middle East envoy faces resistance at U.N. Security Council A plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians cannot rely on global consensus, inconclusive international law and "unclear" United Nations res...
00:34, 2019-07-24

Friday's Daily Brief: Security Council Ebola response, UNICEF chief on 'devastating week' for children in Middle East and North Africa, climate and migration links Our main stories today: Security Council concern over DRC Ebola outbreak, head of UNICEF deplores ‘devastating week’ for children in MENA region, cli...
22:17, 2019-08-02

Iran's Rouhani says U.S. actions threaten Middle East stability U.S. actions pose a serious threat to stability in the Middle East, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told the leaders of a China-led security bloc in...
11:00, 2019-06-14

Civilians ‘continue to pay highest price’ in Ukraine conflict, with peace prospects losing ‘momentum’ “Civilians continue to pay the highest price” arising from Ukraine’s on-going conflict with separatist rebels in the east, the UN Deputy Emergency Re...
15:17, 2019-05-21

‘Regional security and integration’ in Central Africa under threat, Security Council warned Recurrent and often deadly clashes between pastoralists and farmers in several countries in Central Africa continue to cause “serious concern”, threa...
23:34, 2019-06-04

Kushner Promotes Peace Plan During Middle East Trip President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, tried to breathe life into Middle East peace efforts with meetings in Israel and Arab...
19:00, 2019-08-01

Qatar says U.S. needs Palestinians on board for Middle East peace plan Qatar said on Sunday that there was a disconnect between the Palestinians and the United States over a U.S. blueprint aimed at ending the conflict be...
21:34, 2019-06-09

US Treasury yields continue to slide as Middle East tensions escalate U.S. government debt prices continued to rise Friday morning as investors flock to perceived safe havens amid fears of a military standoff between th...
11:01, 2019-06-14

Trump Middle East Peace Plan Calls for $50 Billion in Investment The Trump administration’s Middle East peace plan would marshal $50 billion in investments over 10 years for the Palestinian territories and some nei...
12:51, 2019-06-23

Jared Kushner Visits Middle East To Press US Peace Plan US President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner is visiting the Middle East, the White House said Tuesday, signaling a fresh push on a long prom...
10:17, 2019-05-29

Mahmoud Abbas blows his chance at achieving peace in the Middle East JERUSALEM — The contrast is striking. President Trump, after threatening to obliterate North Korea, develops a “friendship” with Kim Jong Un, exchang...
07:00, 2019-07-03

Scars on Middle East landscape bear witness to past peace failures Talk of Middle East peace is in the air again, as politicians are set to gather in Bahrain to launch the latest in a long line of initiatives to reso...
01:01, 2019-06-23

Iran says U.S. Middle East peace plan is 'shameful' and 'doomed to failure': Fars Iranian foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday the U.S. Middle East peace plan that is set to be presented at an international conference in Bahra...
09:17, 2019-06-24

Quds rallies in Iran condemn Trump's Middle East peace plan Iranian protesters have burned effigies of Donald Trump and trampled Israeli flags as part of annual rallies marking Quds Day. The marches come as th...
19:17, 2019-05-31

U.S. troop move to Middle East 'dangerous for international peace': Iran's Zarif A U.S. move to send troops to the Middle East after accusing Tehran of being behind attacks on tankers in the region is "extremely dangerous ... (for...
11:34, 2019-05-25

U.S. troop move to Middle East 'dangerous for international peace': Iran's Zarif Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday that the U.S. decision to deploy more troops to the Middle East in response to the per...
11:34, 2019-05-25

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards say Trump's Middle East peace plan will fail Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday that Washington's long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan was doomed to fail and that the ...
20:51, 2019-05-29

Trump envoys Kushner, Greenblatt in Middle East to seek support for peace plan Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner is leading a U.S. delegation to the Middle East this week seeking support for a late June workshop aimed at ...
15:34, 2019-05-29

Trump dances with danger in Middle East by deploying aircraft carrier and a peace plan In the Persian Gulf, a US aircraft carrier, the USS Abraham Lincoln, lurks off the Iranian coast, sending out a message of aggression. Meanwhile, in ...
20:17, 2019-05-26

Kushner unveils economic part of 'deal of the century' Middle East peace plan US scheme bids to create 1m new jobs for PalestiniansWorkshop in Bahrain held amid widespread scepticismThe White House has unveiled a $50bn Palestin...
21:17, 2019-06-22

Jared Kushner unveils Middle East peace plan to inject $50B into Arab nations The Trump administration is dangling a $50 billion carrot as the opening gambit for its long-awaited Mideast peace plan. The White House rolled out a...
21:51, 2019-06-22

Key US official on Mideast peace addresses Security Council A key architect of the long-awaited U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace is warning that "nothing can be meaningfully fixed" until Gaza's Hamas ru...
19:34, 2019-05-22

Exclusive: White House's Kushner unveils economic portion of Middle East peace plan The Trump administration's $50 billion Middle East economic plan calls for creation of a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighbori...
19:17, 2019-06-22

Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan Faces a Crossroads After Coalition Talks in Israel Crumble The administration’s plan could end up becoming a vehicle to resurrect the political fortunes of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and protect those ...
22:17, 2019-06-01

Human cost of Ukraine conflict is growing, Security Council told The human cost of the conflict in Ukraine is growing, the UN political chief told the Security Council on Tuesday, during a briefing on the current s...
07:17, 2019-07-17

Pentagon will send 1,500 troops to the Middle East to counter potential Iran threat The Pentagon will send additional American troops, drones and fighter jets to the Middle East amid increasing tensions between the United States and ...
20:17, 2019-05-24

Exclusive: Pompeo delivers unfiltered view of Trump’s Middle East peace plan in off-the-record meeting “I get why people think this is going to be a deal that only the Israelis could love. I understand the perception of that,” Secretary of State Mike P...
03:17, 2019-06-03

Kushner-Trump Middle East peace deal could be in trouble after Netanyahu is forced to call fresh election Jared Kushner’s visit to Jerusalem to promote his Middle East peace plan could be losing steam and credibility as Israel heads into an unprecedented ...
19:34, 2019-05-30

UN Security Council condemns Taliban offensive as a blow against ‘sustainable peace’ The United Nations Security Council has condemned the announcement by Taliban militants in Afghanistan of its spring offensive, saying it will result...
16:17, 2019-05-21

Trump’s Mideast envoy blasts UN Security Council over peace process President Trump’s Middle East envoy lashed out Tuesday at the United Nations Security Council over its handling of peace talks between the Israelis a...
11:00, 2019-07-24

Piracy and high seas crime growing, becoming more sophisticated, UN Security Council told International maritime crime is becoming “increasingly sophisticated” as criminal groups exploit jurisdiction and enforcement challenges on the high ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

‘Young people care about peace’: UN Youth Envoy delivers key message to Security Council After visiting refugee camps in Jordan, UN-backed schools in Gaza, municipalities in Kosovo and Youth Councils in Denmark, the UN’s Youth Envoy visit...
23:34, 2019-07-17

‘Firmly united’ Security Council can bolster Colombia’s efforts to secure lasting peace, says UN envoy The Colombian peace process is an outstanding example of how much support the United Nations can provide when the Security Council is ‘firmly united’...
05:17, 2019-07-20

U.S. sanctions policy threatens Middle East security: Iran deputy foreign minister Washington's sanctions policy threatens the security of the Middle East, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Monday, according to a...
16:17, 2019-05-27

African Union’s Peace and Security Council suspends Sudan’s participation in AU activities over country’s deadly unrest JOHANNESBURG (AP) — African Union’s Peace and Security Council suspends Sudan’s participation in AU activities over country’s deadl...
14:17, 2019-06-06

Voices of Afghan women ‘must be heard at the table in the peace process and beyond’ UN deputy chief tells Security Council Afghan women have “paid a high price” during their country’s nearly four decades of conflict, the United Nations deputy chief said on Friday, address...
19:34, 2019-07-31

Thursday's Daily Brief: World Refugee Day, Middle East peace marred, Epilepsy report, Cities #WithRefugees initiative and Ebola-response funding gap in DR Congo This Thursday, we cover: World Refugee Day, Peace in the Middle East marred by obstacles, UN health agency’s report on epilepsy, UN refugee agency up...
01:34, 2019-06-21

Threat from petty criminals who turn to terrorism, a growing concern, Security Council hears The less predictable threats represented by small-time criminals who have opportunistically embraced terrorism, are a source of growing concern, the ...
05:17, 2019-07-10

China says U.S. needs to correct wrong actions to continue trade talks The United States needs to correct its wrong actions if it wants to continue negotiations with China to end a damaging tariff war, China's Commerce M...
15:00, 2019-05-23

China says trade talks can't continue unless US addresses its 'wrong actions' A Ministry of Commerce spokesperson did not mention any U.S. actions specifically, but it's been a tense couple of weeks for the trade negotiati...
11:51, 2019-05-23

Hundreds gather at Phoenix council meeting in response to police actions Another demonstration against Phoenix police was held at the Phoenix City Council meeting Wednesday in response to a viral video.    ...
07:51, 2019-06-20

Hundreds storm Phoenix council meeting in response to police actions Another demonstration against Phoenix police was held at the Phoenix City Council meeting Wednesday in response to a viral video.    ...
04:00, 2019-06-20

Hong Kong’s peace prospects recede amid teargas and smoke As protests intensify it is hard to see how deadlock can end without death or serious injuryOver the last few weeks, protesters in Hong Kong have tak...
20:51, 2019-08-06

Huawei protests FCC actions to block it in the U.S. on national security grounds Huawei released an ex parte memo today outlining its position against the Federal Communications Commissions national security related ban of its equ...
01:17, 2019-06-13

Saudi king says Iran actions threaten regional, global security Saudi Arabia's King Salman told an emergency Gulf Arab meeting on Thursday that Iran's development of nuclear and ballistic missile capabilities thre...
23:51, 2019-05-30

US sends 1,000 more soldiers to Middle East A 1,000 extra troops are to be deployed to counter what the US perceives as Iran's threatening behavior. The US also released images it says provide ...
10:17, 2019-06-18

'The conflict in the Middle East is Iran vs. everyone else' Timothy Snyder, a professor of history at Yale University, is a permanent fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. His most recent book ...
06:34, 2019-06-22

Red Cross says peace elusive as UN council heads to Colombia The International Committee of the Red Cross says conflicts are ongoing and the humanitarian situation in Colombia has worsened as the U.N. Security ...
21:17, 2019-07-11

"Told Party I Don't Want To Continue As Chief Minister": Mamata Banerjee Mamata Banerjee, addressing her first press conference after her party's national election setback in Bengal, said she did not want to continue as Ch...
17:17, 2019-05-25

Fighting rages across Afghanistan as peace talks continue Taliban suicide bombers killed at least 19 people in an attack on a government office on Saturday night, officials said, in the latest episode of vio...
16:51, 2019-06-30

The F-35 has already freaked out Iran and changed everything in the Middle East No conversation about the world's massive political and economic changes since 2015 is complete without mentioning the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter...
18:51, 2019-07-18

Trump says US to send 1,500 more troops to Middle East U.S. officials say the Trump administration has notified Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East amid heightened tensions with Iran...
18:51, 2019-05-24

Oil inches up amid Middle East tensions Oil prices edged higher on Tuesday amid lingering concerns about possible supply disruptions in the Middle East, but an overall weaker demand outlook...
11:51, 2019-07-23

US diplomacy pushing Middle East towards war, says ex-UK minister Alistair Burt sums up Donald Trump’s policy in the region as ‘hit them in the nuts first’America’s “hit them in the nuts first” diplomacy is helping ...
15:51, 2019-05-31

Officials: US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East U.S. officials say the Trump administration has notified Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East amid heightened tensions with Iran...
18:17, 2019-05-24

The best phone of 2019: Top smartphones in the Middle East Our best smartphone list brings you 15 of the best phones available in the UAE, Saudi and the rest of the Middle East right now, but if you already h...
10:00, 2019-06-18

Eni expands its Middle East presence with new exploration Eni reached accords for exploration in two areas of Oman, one in partnership with BP, a day after it announced new exploration in Bahrain and the UAE...
20:51, 2019-07-11

Don't open 'Pandora's Box' in Middle East, China warns The Chinese government's top diplomat warned on Tuesday that the world should not open a "Pandora's Box" in the Middle East, as he denounced U.S. pre...
10:17, 2019-06-18

Defense chief: U.S. may send more troops to Middle East Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan said the Trump administration is considering sending additional troops to the Middle East to combat risi...
09:51, 2019-05-24

Oil prices climb as Middle East tensions simmer Oil prices climbed on Monday as tensions remain high between Iran and the United States, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo saying "significant...
07:34, 2019-06-24

US Education Department to investigate UNC Middle East event CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education is investigating a conference on the Middle East held at the University of North Carolina a...
17:17, 2019-06-18

Don't Open "Pandora's Box" In Middle East: China Warns US China on Tuesday warned against opening a "Pandora's box" in the Middle East after the United States announced the deployment of 1,000 additional tro...
21:51, 2019-06-18

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East for 'protection' against Iran Both President Trump and the Pentagon stressed that they were not seeking to engage in a military conflict with Iran. Trump has been trying to pressu...
20:17, 2019-05-24

Iran says it won't wage war, U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday Iran would not wage war against any nation, sounding a note of restraint after the United States announced m...
12:51, 2019-06-18

Trump Sends 1,500 Troops to Middle East Because We're Not Going to War With Iran President Trump proclaimed earlier this month that he wasn’t going to war with Iran. Then, in less than fortnight, Trump is now sending some 1,500 tr...
02:01, 2019-05-25

Stocks struggle, oil jumps on Middle East tensions European stocks lingered on Monday, hamstrung by dialled-down expectations for a larger U.S. rate cut this month, while escalating tensions in the Mi...
15:17, 2019-07-22

US Preparing To Send More Troops To Middle East: Report The United States is preparing to send additional troops to the Middle East in response to mounting concerns over Iran, which Washington blames for a...
06:34, 2019-06-18

Trump doubts U.S. needs to send more troops to Middle East President Donald Trump said on Thursday he did not think additional U.S. troops are needed in the Middle East to counter Iran, casting doubt on a Pen...
23:17, 2019-05-23

On Women’s Rights, Uneven Progress in the Middle East Saudi Arabia has lifted its restrictions on women traveling abroad, the most notable weakening yet of the country’s notorious guardianship system. It...
04:51, 2019-08-03

Pentagon plan could send 10,000 troops to the Middle East In a plan that is set to be presented to the White House on Thursday, up to 10,000 more U.S. service members would be deployed to the Middle East as ...
04:00, 2019-05-23

Oil rises on tensions after Middle East tanker attacks Oil prices rose on Monday after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington will take all actions necessary to guarantee safe navigation in t...
07:00, 2019-06-17

Stocks Slip Amid Middle East Tensions U.S. stocks meandered around the flatline in quiet trading Friday as tepid economic data and rising tensions in the Middle East added to concerns ove...
22:51, 2019-06-14

The White House's Middle East Meetup Is Already a Mess Since shortly after joining the Trump administration, Jared Kushner has made it his personal mission to solve the Gordian Knot that is the Israeli-Pa...
04:17, 2019-06-18

Pentagon confirms weighing more troops for Middle East Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Thursday confirmed that the Pentagon was considering sending additional U.S. troops to the Middle E...
20:17, 2019-05-23

EU's Mogherini cautions against 'dangerous adventures' in the Middle East The European Union fully backs Iraq's efforts to de-escalate growing tensions between the United States and Iran because conflict will have dire cons...
00:17, 2019-07-14

Oil prices rise for second day after Middle East tanker attacks Oil rose for a second day on Friday, extending sharp gains following attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that stoked concerns of reduced c...
07:00, 2019-06-14

Grievous violations continue against Myanmar civilians, Human Rights Council hears Marginalized communities in Myanmar still face “grievous human rights violations” at the hands of security forces, a UN-appointed independent expert ...
21:00, 2019-07-03

Kenyan city council members refuse to continue session after someone 'polluted the air': report A city council meeting in a western province of Kenya was abruptly stopped Wednesday when officials refused to continue after accusing one another of...
20:00, 2019-08-09

Caledonian Sleeper cancels service in middle of night as problems with new trains continue Caledonian Sleeper passengers had to leave the train's double beds and comfort seats for a replacement bus to Scotland after the service was cancelle...
22:34, 2019-06-12

Pentagon plan could send up to 10,000 troops to the Middle East: U.S. officials U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defence...
01:17, 2019-05-23

Why Is Trump Sending More Troops and Firepower to the Middle East? That’s Classified The Trump Administration has spent the past month ringing alarm bells over what it has called “troubling, escalatory and dangerous” behav...
04:34, 2019-05-25

US to deploy 1,500 troops to Middle East amid tensions with Iran White House downplays prospect of conflictTrump administration approves $7bn arms sale to Saudi ArabiaThe US will send hundreds of additional troops ...
07:01, 2019-05-25

Not Iran Oil, PM, President Trump Focus On Big Picture In Middle-East Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump today focussed on the larger picture of the Gulf region and discussed the possibilities of...
07:00, 2019-06-28

U.S. Shale Producers Benefit as Oil Disruptions Plague Middle East Oil supply disruptions in hot spots around the world are putting pressure on the cost of buying and shipping crude. But the turmoil is benefiting U.S...
15:51, 2019-07-22

Trump Approves Modest Increase of About 1,500 Troops in the Middle East President Trump decided to deploy about 1,500 additional American troops to the Middle East to provide protection for American service members alread...
23:51, 2019-05-24

Oil climbs as Middle East tensions offset demand worries Oil prices rose about 1 percent on Friday after steep losses a day earlier, supported by rising tensions between the United States and Iran, even as ...
02:00, 2019-07-20

Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ ignores reality in the Middle East The Trump administration's solution to the Palestine-Israel conflict will be unveiled later this month in Bahrain— and a critical UN program for Pale...
12:00, 2019-06-21

India sending warships to the Middle East to protect shipping The Indian Navy is sending two warships to the Gulf of Oman to protect the country's shipping in the wake of a series of attacks on tankers there in ...
18:51, 2019-06-21

Mnuchin defends Kushner's $50 billion plan for the Middle East Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin defended accusations that a U.S.-drafted economic solution to bring about Israeli-Palestinian peace has little chan...
23:00, 2019-06-27

Buttigieg: It’s ‘not a good sign’ that US is sending 1,500 troops to Middle East Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg took a swipe at White House national security adviser John Bolton as he blasted the Trump administrati...
18:51, 2019-05-26

U.S. envoy for Iran traveling to Middle East: State Department U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook will travel to the Middle East on Wednesday for meetings in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, O...
22:51, 2019-06-19

Iran Crisis or ‘Circus’? A Weary Middle East Wonders A sudden profusion of incidents and warnings has stirred fears that the Trump administration is trying to gin up a flawed case for war, like the Bush...
13:34, 2019-05-22

Trump Considering Sending More Troops to Middle East to Protect U.S. Forces There The acting defense secretary, who briefed White House officials on the military options, gave no indication of how many troops are under consideratio...
22:00, 2019-05-23

Pentagon confirms it is weighing sending more troops to Middle East Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Thursday confirmed that the Pentagon was considering sending additional U.S. troops to the Middle E...
21:17, 2019-05-23

Iran Slams U.S. After Middle East Troop Buildup Is Announced Tehran responded with a threat of “two new secret weapons” after the Trump administration pushed ahead with arms sales and promised to deploy extra f...
17:51, 2019-05-25

Lebanon's Hezbollah vows to confront U.S. Middle East plan Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah said on Friday it was a religious and moral duty to confront the U.S. Middle East plan that President Donald Trump ha...
00:17, 2019-06-01

Kremlin calls for restraint in Middle East after U.S. troop move The Kremlin called for restraint from all sides in the Middle East on Tuesday and said it did not want to see destabilizing moves in the region after...
12:51, 2019-06-18

Sri Lanka bombings: Suspected ringleader arrested in Middle East One of the main suspects behind the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka has been extradited to the country. More than 250 people were killed in a str...
19:51, 2019-06-14

How U.S. Allies in the Middle East are Responding to Rising Tensions with Iran U.S. allies in the Middle East have held back from a full-throated endorsement of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s claim that it is “unmi...
16:51, 2019-06-18

Taiwan's CPC sees little impact after tanker attacked in Middle East Taiwan's state oil refiner CPC Corp said on Friday it was still accessing the damage to a tanker it had charted to carry fuel from the Middle East th...
12:00, 2019-06-14

Exclusive: U.S. preparing to send more troops to Middle East - sources The United States is preparing to send additional troops to the Middle East in response to mounting concerns over Iran, which Washington blames for a...
01:00, 2019-06-18

Eugene Bird, diplomat who roved the Middle East, dies at 94 He spent two decade in the Foreign Service seeking to foster peace in a region that seemed forever to resist it, and later promoted a two-state solut...
03:00, 2019-06-12

Middle East Company Sues Nissan Over Distribution Partnership A Middle East company owned by a friend of former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn has sued the Japanese auto maker, seeking damages of $386 millio...
22:34, 2019-06-18

Taiwan's CPC says tanker carrying naphtha attacked in Middle East An oil tanker chartered by Taiwan's state oil refiner CPC Corp to carry fuel from the Middle East was attacked earlier on Thursday, a senior company ...
12:00, 2019-06-13

U.S. says to send more troops to the Middle East, cites Iran threats Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced on Monday the deployment of about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East for what he said were...
03:17, 2019-06-18

Two Oil Tankers Attacked in the Middle East, Stoking Fears of Conflict Two oil tankers on Thursday morning were reportedly attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, a crucial oil transport route that sits between the Persian G...
00:34, 2019-06-14

The Trump Administration has conflicting goals in the Middle East, expert says Two tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran on Wednesday. The Trump Administration has announced they hold Iran responsible for ...
15:51, 2019-06-14

A Novice Player Gets a Painful Lesson in Middle East Peacemaking Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had a rough debut as Middle East peacemaker, ending the first trip by a Japanese leader to Iran in 41 years with t...
16:51, 2019-06-14

US Blames Iran For "Blatant Assault" On Oil Tankers In Middle East The perilous contest between the United States and Iran for influence in the Middle East escalated dramatically on Thursday as two tankers were targe...
05:00, 2019-06-14

Severe Threat Lowers, Storms Continue The severe threat has diminished greatly, however, rain and thunderstorms will continue. Storms still have the ability to drop torrential rainfall an...
08:34, 2019-06-17

U.S. to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran Officials said members of Congress were notified following a White House meeting Thursday to discuss Pentagon proposals to bolster the U.S. force pre...
19:51, 2019-05-24

U.S. Sending 1,500 More Troops to Middle East Amid Iran Tensions, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Frid...
13:34, 2019-05-25

Bernie Sanders refuses to apologize for not supporting wars in Middle East Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Friday he’d never apologize for refusing to support wars in the Middle East, saying that he was...
19:34, 2019-05-24

Oil prices ease as traders weigh Middle East tensions, demand Oil prices inched lower on Tuesday as the International Energy Agency (IEA) said it would act quickly if needed to keep the market supplied amid tens...
05:51, 2019-07-23

US to deploy 1,000 more troops to Middle East after alleged Iran tanker attacks The United States will deploy an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East in response to the attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that the...
04:17, 2019-06-18

U.S. to deploy 1,000 additional troops to Middle East as tension with Iran escalates Fears of a confrontation between Iran and the United States have mounted since last Thursday when two oil tankers were attacked, more than a year aft...
05:17, 2019-06-18

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran President Trump announced Friday that about 1,500 additional US troops will be deployed to the Middle East – mostly in a protective role — amid...
19:34, 2019-05-24

Woman gives birth on Middle East Airlines flight with help from plane’s crew A Middle East Airlines-Air Liban passenger recently gave birth during a flight traveling between Qatar and Lebanon, safely delivering a baby daughter...
00:34, 2019-08-01

US to send 1,000 more troops to Middle East, citing 'hostile behavior' by Iran Tensions between countries on the rise after Washington blamed Tehran for attacks on oil tankersThe US is sending an additional 1,000 troops to the M...
07:17, 2019-06-18

U.S. Senator Graham: attacks on ships in Middle East coordinated by Iran Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said on Tuesday that top administration officials told senators in a briefing the recent attacks on shipping a...
00:34, 2019-05-22

The U.S. Sending 1,500 More Troops to Middle East Amid Iran Tensions, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Frid...
20:17, 2019-05-24

Automation Anywhere sees growing demand for digital workforce in Middle East The uptake of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) or bots by businesses in the Middle East has been slow but they are on the path to make large-scale de...
21:17, 2019-07-16

NYT's book on 'Trump's assault on immigration,' Kushner in the Middle East, D-Day dogs Surprise! Not. The New York Times' White House crew are going after President Trump’s immigration policy. In a Facebook brag, they announced the subm...
20:34, 2019-07-15

How Amir Khan plans to lure Manny Pacquiao to the Middle East After easily disposing of Billy Dib, Amir Khan reveals that Pacquiao has received an offer 'too good to turn down.' Declan Taylor reports from Saudi ...
18:51, 2019-07-15

Trump doubts he needs to send more U.S. troops to Middle East to counter Iran U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he doubted that the United States needs to send more U.S. troops to the Middle East to counter Iran as h...
23:17, 2019-05-23

Stocks end the week lower amid rising tensions in the Middle East AP Photo/Richard Drew US stocks finished the week lower amid rising tensions in the Middle East as Iran reportedly seized two British tankers. That ...
03:17, 2019-07-20

Etisalat aims to stay ahead of its Middle East peers in 5G race UAE-based telecom operator Etisalat is investing more than AED 4b in rolling out 5G network base stations this year in a bid to stay ahead of its Mid...
15:00, 2019-07-10

U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran ...
22:34, 2019-05-24

China’s Vivo is eyeing smartphone users in Africa and the Middle East Africa’s mobile phone industry has in recent times been dominated by Transsion, a Shenzhen-based company that is little known outside the Afric...
18:00, 2019-07-31

Euromoney Middle East Awards for Excellence 2019 winners revealed Arab Bank named Middle East’s best bank in Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2019; EFG Hermes scoops regional investment banking award; Accad recognise...
20:17, 2019-06-27

Pentagon to present plans to send 10,000 more troops to Middle East, officials say Plans aim to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats as tensions between the countries continue to simmerUS officials say the Pentagon wil...
02:17, 2019-05-23

U.S. sending 1,000 troops to Middle East amid tensions with Iran over tanker attack The Pentagon on Monday announced it is sending 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East after attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week,...
07:34, 2019-06-18

Oil near six-week highs amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Friday, hovering near six-week highs, as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output in the face of a...
06:17, 2019-07-12

Patriot system, transport ship sent to Middle East among rising tensions with Iran The Defense Department is moving the USS Arlington amphibious transport dock ship and a Patriot surface-to-air missile battery to the Middle East fo...
15:51, 2019-05-21

Oil gains as Middle East Gulf tensions flare, Libya oil field shut Oil prices rose on Monday on concerns that Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week may lead to supply disruptions in the Middle East and af...
06:51, 2019-07-22

Controversy Around Netflix's Jinn Highlights a Cultural Divide in Jordan and the Middle East In the opening scene of Netflix’s first Arabic-language series, Jinn, a young woman named Mira (Salma Malhas) kisses her boyfriend, shares her plans ...
00:00, 2019-07-11

Pentagon mulling military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensio...
09:51, 2019-05-23

Pentagon mulling U.S. military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensio...
04:17, 2019-05-23

U.S. military wants to send thousands more troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions The proposal comes as the military seeks to address what officials have described as a spike in threats against U.S. forces, detected by U.S. intelli...
01:51, 2019-05-24

Bella Hadid Apologizes For Spreading ''Hate'' About the Middle East In a Major ''Misunderstanding'' Bella Hadid is apologizing for a major miscommunication that led to the viral hashtag #BellaHadidIsRacist. On Monday, the model took to Twitter to s...
00:51, 2019-06-18

Oil gains as Middle East Gulf tensions flare, Libya field shut Oil prices rose on Monday on concerns that Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week may lead to supply disruptions in the Middle East and after L...
06:34, 2019-07-22

Pentagon Will Present Plan to Send Thousands More Troops to Middle East, Officials Say WASHINGTON — U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East...
02:34, 2019-05-23

UPDATE 5-U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran ...
00:17, 2019-05-25

Oil prices extend gains amid Middle East tensions, rate cut hopes Oil prices advanced on Friday amid tensions in the Middle East after Iran shot down a U.S. military drone and on hopes for a drop in U.S. interest ra...
05:00, 2019-06-21

Motorsport Network expands in Middle East and North Africa with joint venture Motorsport Network, the integrated digital platform that is the global destination for automotive and motorsport fans, is delighted to announce furth...
20:34, 2019-06-27

Pompeo confronts dual crises as he begins trip to Middle East, Asia The secretary of state will meet with Saudi and UAE officials to discuss the Iran crisis, talk about trade with India, and focus on North Korea in Ja...
01:51, 2019-06-24

Pentagon to increase military deployments in Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said additional deployments might be required to protect U.S. interests in the Middle East, amid 'cred...
18:17, 2019-05-24

Oil extends gains amid Middle East tensions, U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices climbed on Wednesday, extending sharp gains from the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on continued tens...
03:51, 2019-06-19

Trump is provoking a nuclear arms race in the Middle East. What could go wrong? | Simon Tisdall The president is riding roughshod over international treaties to make a killing – no matter who gets killedHow grimly galling, as Donald Trump ostent...
15:51, 2019-06-06

Russia to Washington: Drop Middle East troop plan and stop provoking Iran Russia told the United States on Tuesday to drop what it called provocative plans to deploy more troops to the Middle East and to cease actions that ...
12:51, 2019-06-18

UN chief reaffirms commitment to untying ‘Gordian knot’ of Middle East conflict and instability Underlining the “enormous” opportunities for sustainable development and investment in the Middle East, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has rea...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Oil advances amid concerns in the Middle East, but weak demand outlook caps gains Oil prices edged higher on Thursday amid lingering Middle East tensions and after U.S. crude stocks dropped more than expected, but gains were stemme...
06:01, 2019-07-25

US futures fall amid worries over Middle East tensions and weak China data U.S. stock futures were lower on the final trading day of the week, with investors monitoring attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and reacting...
09:51, 2019-06-14

Oil lingers near six-week highs amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices hovered near six-week highs on Friday and was on track for a weekly gain as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half th...
09:34, 2019-07-12

Trump mulls proposal to beef up US troops in Middle East, as tensions with Iran flare The Pentagon on Thursday presented proposals to the White House at a meeting on sending military reinforcements to the Middle East to beef up defense...
01:17, 2019-05-24

The Middle East and Africa have 'huge upside' in digital transformation: Abu Dhabi Global Market The Middle East and Africa have seen many changes in terms of digital transformation, but there's still "huge upside," and financial technology ...
05:51, 2019-06-28

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Middle East bid to ease US-Iran tensions The top German diplomat will travel to Iran seeking ways to salvage the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Heiko Maas's four-day Middle East trip comes amid hei...
14:34, 2019-06-08

MOVES-Credit Suisse hires Goldman banker for Middle East, Turkey, Africa job Credit Suisse has hired Hazem Shawki, a Goldman Sachs banker, as its new head of its Middle East, Turkey and Africa investment banking and capital ma...
16:17, 2019-07-16

As pressure for Afghan peace grows, drug threat remains Mohammad Ahmadi, a young opium farmer in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar has the kind of confidence that underlines how meagre the results h...
04:51, 2019-06-07

White House's Kushner to finalize Palestinian economic plan on Middle East tour - official White House senior adviser Jared Kushner will lead a U.S. delegation on a tour of the Middle East to finalize details of his proposed $50 billion ec...
01:17, 2019-07-22

US secretary of state seeks global coalition in the Middle East against Iran amid rising tensions Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he wants to build a global coalition against Iran during urgent consultations in the Middle East, followin...
05:51, 2019-06-24

Whaley Bridge latest: Tearful residents told they could face a week away from home as desperate attempts to prevent dam burst continue Tearful Whaley Bridge residents who had to flee their homes amid fears a dam could burst have been told they may not be allowed to return for a week....
16:34, 2019-08-03

Libya: UN Security Council calls for ceasefire The 15-member bloc has called on warring factions in Libya to cease fighting and enter talks. The body also strongly condemned Tuesday's airstrike on...
15:34, 2019-07-06

UN Security Council to meet on North Korea North Korea has conducted two ballistic missile tests in less than a week in violation of UN resolutions. The missile tests come as the US and North ...
05:51, 2019-08-01

2 first-timers among 5 nations elected to Security Council UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Estonia and the Caribbean island nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines have been elected to the U.N.’s most powerful b...
20:01, 2019-06-07

Kashmir: Is the UN Security Council reluctant to get involved? Although the Security Council told India and Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir dispute bilaterally, it didn't call a formal meeting or issue a statemen...
18:17, 2019-08-17

UN Security Council has its first meeting on Kashmir in decades According to a UN diplomat, council members failed to even come up with a statement to the press -- the lowest level of Council action. UN diplomats ...
03:17, 2019-08-17

White House invites Trump business allies to forum in search for a Middle East 'deal of the century' The meeting is part of Trump's plan to strike the "deal of the century" for Israeli-Palestinian peace. Colony Capital CEO Tom Barrack will atten...
19:34, 2019-06-06

Pakistan asks UN Security Council to meet over Kashmir Pakistan has requested that the UN Security Council meet over India abolishing Kashmir's special autonomous status. Tensions have escalated in the re...
12:51, 2019-08-14

Russia could take new U.S. troop deployment to U.N. security council: lawmaker Russia could raise the topic of a new U.S. troop deployment in the Middle East at the U.N. Security Council, lawmaker Vladimir Dzhabarov, deputy head...
22:34, 2019-05-24

Pak Says Will Move UN Security Council On Kashmir With China's Support Pakistan says it will move the United Nations Security Council with China's support with a motion to condemn India for its decision to strip Jammu an...
02:00, 2019-08-11

US officials: White House notifies Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions WASHINGTON (AP) — US officials: White House notifies Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions. The post US officials:...
18:17, 2019-05-24

U.S., Germany slam China at U.N. Security Council over Xinjiang: diplomats The United States and Germany slammed China during a closed-door United Nations Security Council meeting on Tuesday for detaining more than one milli...
04:00, 2019-07-03

Pakistan asks U.N. Security Council to meet on Kashmir crisis Pakistan has called for an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council, saying India's revoking of autonomous status to its section of d...
19:51, 2019-08-14

UN Security Council Chief Refuses To Comment On Pak Letter On Article 370 UN Security Council or UNSC President Joanna Wronecka on Thursday refused to comment on Pakistan's letter to the world body regarding abrogation of A...
07:00, 2019-08-09

UN Security Council Holds Closed-Door Meeting On Kashmir The United Nations Security Council on Friday held a rare closed-door meeting to discuss the central government's move to end the special status of J...
22:00, 2019-08-16

Woman: Hand-licking former UN Security Council president raped me twice A Rwandan woman says she was raped twice by a United Nations ambassador — who allegedly licked her hand and made other creepy advances before having ...
07:17, 2019-06-15

U.N. Security Council to meet on North Korea missile launches: diplomats Britain, Germany and France have asked the United Nations Security Council to meet behind closed-doors on Thursday on North Korea's latest missile la...
20:17, 2019-07-31

UP Bar Council Chief Cremated; Yogi Adityanath Vows Security In Courts Uttar Pradesh Bar Council president Darvesh Singh Yadav, who was shot dead by a lawyer on the Agra court premises, was cremated at her native village...
19:34, 2019-06-13

‘Now is the time to act’ for victims of violence in Sudan, ICC Prosecutor urges Security Council The UN Security Council must “seize this moment” presented by the current turmoil in Sudan, to provide justice at long last for the victims of violen...
23:00, 2019-06-19

US thwarts UN Security Council condemnation of attack on Libya migrant center The UN Security Council failed to issue a statement condemning the bombing in Libya. Washington earlier criticized the attack as "abhorrent," but did...
16:17, 2019-07-04

UAE to present tanker attack report to U.N. Security Council members: diplomats The United Arab Emirates will present to U.N. Security Council members on Thursday the results of an investigation into attacks targeting four oil ta...
21:17, 2019-06-06

UN Security Council To Hold Meeting Over North Korea Missile Tests The United Nations Security Council will meet behind closed doors on Thursday to discuss North Korea's recent ballistic missiles tests, diplomats sai...
04:51, 2019-08-01

Pakistan asks U.N. Security Council to meet over India moves in Kashmir Pakistan on Tuesday asked the United Nations Security Council to meet over India's decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, the Hi...
01:51, 2019-08-14

Pakistan Asks UN Security Council To Meet Over India's Move In Kashmir Pakistan on Tuesday asked the United Nations Security Council to meet over India's decision to revoke Article 370, which gave special status to Jammu...
10:34, 2019-08-14

Venezuela: Competing US, Russia resolutions fail to pass in Security Council The second meeting of the week on the situation in Venezuela, took place in the UN Security Council on Thursday, during which competing resolutions p...
16:51, 2019-05-21

UN Security Council calls for protection of persons with disabilities in conflict zones The Security Council on Thursday adopted its first-ever resolution calling on UN Member States and warring parties to protect persons with disabiliti...
23:51, 2019-06-20

UN Security Council offers Yemen Special Envoy ‘their full support’ Security Council members issued a statement on Monday offering “their full support” to the UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, after he had...
19:00, 2019-06-11

UN cooperation with League of Arab States ‘pivotal’, UN chief tells Security Council Global problems require global solutions that rely on “essential” partnerships, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security C...
04:51, 2019-06-14

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Norway to Security Council: 'State actor' attacked oil tankers Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have told the United Nations Security Council that investigators have determined that a "state actor" was b...
19:17, 2019-06-07

UN suspending handover of camps in Darfur, peacekeeping chief tells Security Council The joint African Union-UN Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), is suspending the handover of any more camps for displaced civilians to the Sudanese military,...
22:17, 2019-06-14

Security Council should ‘nurture’ Colombian consensus against return to violence, top UN official urges Two years after the signing of the historic peace agreement in Colombia and following a recent escalation of violence, the newly-appointed representa...
16:51, 2019-05-21

Women must be at ‘centre of peacekeeping decision-making’, UN chief tells Security Council Women’s rights, voices and participation must be at “the centre of peacekeeping decision-making”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres t...
21:51, 2019-05-21

Yemeni children ‘dying right now’ due to food aid diversions Beasley warns Security Council Food continues to be taken “from the mouths of hungry little boys and little girls” in many areas of Yemen controlled by Houthi rebels, warned the he...
20:34, 2019-06-17

St. Vincent and the Grenadines breaks a record, as smallest ever Security Council seat holder Following a secret ballot held on Friday, the UN General Assembly elected five countries to the Security Council, including St. Vincent and the Grena...
03:51, 2019-06-08

Security Council must ‘come together’ to address the plight of children trapped in armed conflict, says UN envoy It is “vitally important” that the Security Council “come together” on the current plight of children affected by armed conflict across the globe”, V...
05:51, 2019-08-03

Five years on from ISIL ‘caliphate’ proclamation in Iraq, Security Council makes first-ever visit The Security Council has concluded a first-ever visit to Iraq on Saturday, five years on from the proclamation, by the ISIL terrorist group, of a “ca...
21:34, 2019-07-01

UNC under investigation for possibly 'anti-Semitic' conference about Middle East The school is being investigated for its conference titled "Conflict Over Gaza: People, Politics, and Possibilities."      ...
23:51, 2019-06-18

UN Security Council discusses Kashmir, China urges India and Pakistan to ease tensions The Security Council met to consider the volatile situation surrounding Kashmir on Friday, addressing the issue directly within the UN body dedicated...
12:34, 2019-08-17

As Syria conflict enters ninth year, humanitarian crisis ‘far from over’, Security Council hears Eight years ago this month, the Syria conflict began, leading to a humanitarian crisis that remains “far from over”, the UN Security Council heard on...
14:38, 2019-05-21

‘Great cause of concern’ UN chief tells Security Council on 'bleak' state of civilian protection Marking 20 years since the UN Security Council added the protection of civilians to its agenda, Secretary-General António Guterres told the chamber o...
22:51, 2019-05-23

Libya on verge of civil war, threatening ‘permanent division’, top UN official warns Security Council The damage done to Libya will already take “years to mend” but unless fighting around the capital Tripoli stops, the country risks “descending into a...
22:51, 2019-05-21

Attempt to defy international law over Golan sovereignty ‘doomed to failure’ Security Council hears A majority of Security Council members on Wednesday stressed the importance of upholding international law regarding the occupied Golan , in the face...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Eight years in, Syria still embroiled in conflict ‘that no longer sparks outrage’, Security Council hears After eight years of deadly air strikes and terrorist attacks that have left hundreds of thousands of Syrians dead and millions of others injured, Un...
18:51, 2019-05-28

US to send 1,000 extra troops to Middle East as Iran envoy warns of 'serious confrontation' Tehran has warned it is heading for a "serious confrontation" with the United States as the Pentagon prepares to send an additional 1,000 troops to t...
15:51, 2019-06-18

Tesla's Sales of Higher-End Cars Erode in Key Market Sales of Tesla’s high-end Model S sedan have taken a big hit in the company’s most important U.S. market, California, as the electric auto maker is l...
02:17, 2019-07-24

Phishing is the top security threat for businesses A security service developed by the telecommunications firm Telefónica, in collaboration with McAfee and Allot, has revealed that the majority o...
04:51, 2019-08-14

East Harlem security guard slashed by drunk man: cops A drunkard carrying a bottle of Heineken slashed a store security guard in the face during a Saturday morning squabble inside an East Harlem clothing...
02:17, 2019-06-02

Man 'who assaulted people in middle of east London road' dies after being arrested at ExCeL centre A man who attacked people in the street before running towards an east London conference centre has died after being restrained by security staff and...
19:34, 2019-07-31

East London furniture maker told to stop using broom in his factory over 'serious' health and safety fears A furniture maker claims he has been told by safety inspectors to stop using a broom to sweep his factory as it can cause serious harm to the health ...
19:51, 2019-06-17

Iraq needs support to ‘leave violent past behind’, says UN envoy as Security Council extends UN mission for one year Iraq’s democratic transition – weighed down by political infighting, weak institutions, corruption, and the constant threat of ISIL – needs more inte...
05:34, 2019-05-22

Families deserve answers when loved ones go missing in conflict: Security Council adopts historic resolution The 15 members of the United Nations Security Council adopted on Tuesday the very first ever resolution focused on the issue of missing persons in ar...
02:00, 2019-06-12

Syria: Ease suffering, save lives, UN Emergency Relief Coordinator tells Security Council “Week after week, month after month, year after year”, the Security Council has been briefed on Syria’s humanitarian suffering, and on Tuesday, the U...
18:34, 2019-06-27

With Libyans now ‘fighting the wars of others’ inside their own country, UN envoy urges Security Council action to end violence Fighting in Libya “shows no signs of abating”, the head of the United Nations Support Mission (UNSMIL), told the Security Council on Monday, painting...
18:51, 2019-07-31

Protect women’s rights ‘before, during and after conflict’ UN chief tells high-level Security Council debate Over the course of the past decade, there has been “a paradigm shift” in understanding the devastating impact of sexual violence in conflict on inter...
05:17, 2019-05-22

Six children among 53 confirmed fatalities after Libya detention centre airstrikes: Security Council condemns attack The toll from Tuesday’s reported airstrikes on a detention centre in the suburbs of Tripoli has risen to 53 dead and more than 130 injured among the ...
23:51, 2019-08-03

Security Council approves ‘historic’ political Haiti mission, ending UN peacekeeping role in the country The Security Council on Monday approved a resolution to create a UN “Integrated Office” in Haiti, designed to support the country’s government in str...
18:34, 2019-06-27

Security Council gravely concerned by Ebola outbreak in DR Congo, demands immediate end to violence hampering response The UN Security Council on Friday expressed grave concern about the current Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and s...
20:51, 2019-08-02

Venezuela’s needs ‘significant and growing’ UN humanitarian chief warns Security Council, as ‘unparalleled’ exodus continues Over a month after two competing resolutions on Venezuela failed to pass, the UN Security Council met on Wednesday to discuss the “very real humanita...
16:51, 2019-05-21

Tornado spotted near Tulsa airport, water rescues reported across Oklahoma as severe threat shifts east A powerful storm system that brought dozens of tornado sightings across the Southern Plains spawned a confirmed twister Tuesday morning near Tulsa In...
20:01, 2019-05-21

‘Deadly environment’ plus ‘political and social’ obstacles hinder Ebola fight in DR Congo, Security Council hears The problems of eradicating Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are not only medical, but also linked “to a variety of political and social...
20:34, 2019-07-24

‘Do something’; UN relief chief urges Security Council action to stop the Syrian carnage unfolding ‘in front of your eyes’ Bombing and shelling in Syria for more than 90 days by the Government and Russia have led to “carnage in the so-called de-escalation zone” of Idlib, ...
19:34, 2019-07-31

UN Security Council ‘utterly failed’ Syrian detainees; a victim voices her plea to ‘end impunity and stop this horror’  The Security Council has “utterly failed Syrian detainees and their families”, Amina Khoulani, Co-founder of Families for Freedom, told the Security ...
22:17, 2019-08-07

Conflict prevention, mediation: among ‘most important tools’ to reduce human suffering, Guterres tells Security Council  Conflict prevention and mediation are two of “the most important tools at our disposal to reduce human suffering” United Nations Secretary-General An...
02:17, 2019-06-13

UN political chief calls for dialogue to ease tensions in Venezuela; Security Council divided over path to end crisis The top UN political official told the Security Council on Saturday that dialogue and cooperation were vital to ending the crisis in Venezuela, but d...
16:51, 2019-05-21

Palestine refugees’ relief chief warns Security Council money to fund Gaza operations will run out in mid-June The head of the UN relief and works agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) warned on Wednesday that despite weathering a “truly existential crisis” ov...
21:34, 2019-05-22

‘You can and should do more’ to include people with disabilities, wheelchair-bound Syrian advocate tells Security Council in searing speech The UN Security Council was told on Wednesday that people with disabilities “can’t wait any longer” for more of a say in how the world’s top diplomat...
05:17, 2019-05-22

U.S. to approve Huawei sales where there is no threat to national security The U.S. government said it will issue licenses to companies seeking to sell goods to China’s Huawei where there is no threat to national security.Re...
10:17, 2019-07-10

Is Huawei a Security Threat? Vietnam Isn’t Taking Any Chances As the world splits along U.S.-China fault lines, telecom companies in Vietnam appear to be quietly avoiding the Chinese tech giant in their 5G plans...
21:17, 2019-07-18

Possible Security Threat To Jammu And Kashmir BJP Leaders, Say Officials An intelligence input has been passed on to the Jammu and Kashmir police about a possible threat to some BJP leaders including its president Ravinder...
18:51, 2019-06-08

Automakers to Trump: Cars are not a national security threat If the negotiation had taken place at a car dealership, it would have ended with the customer walking away — without the keys to a new vehicle in han...
19:51, 2019-05-21

Plan for troop pullback ‘now accepted’ by rival forces around key Yemen port, but fighting intensifying elsewhere, Security Council warned A plan to withdraw forces from front lines in and around the key Yemeni port of Hudaydah has been accepted by pro-Government forces and Houthi rebels...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Friday’s Daily Brief: electronic hopes and fears, Security Council elections, updates from Libya, Syria, Australia and the Philippines Wrapping up this week, our top stories are: how new technologies are a "vector for hope" and "source of fear", according to UN chief Guterres; new me...
22:17, 2019-06-07

Presidential election: ‘Key moment’ to reaffirm Afghanistan’s democratic political structure, UN mission chief tells Security Council  The presidential election scheduled for 28 September will be a “key moment to reaffirm the legitimacy of Afghanistan’s democratic political structure...
01:17, 2019-06-20

Security Council: UN calls for ‘spirit and letter’ of Ukraine agreements to be upheld, as Russia issues simplified citizenship decree The UN’s political affairs chief has urged all parties to the peace plan protocol for eastern Ukraine known as the Minsk Agreements, to avoid “any un...
15:17, 2019-05-21

Three UN workers killed following Benghazi car bomb attack, as Security Council meets in emergency session, honours their ‘ultimate sacrifice’ Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday condemned a car bomb attack in front of a shopping mall in the Libyan city of Benghazi, which left thr...
06:51, 2019-08-11

Deputies were told to leave Epstein's jail cell door unlocked and were paid to 'provide security' during his work release Elizabeth Williams via AP Multimillionaire financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein led a privileged life even behind bars, The Washingt...
11:34, 2019-07-21

Huawei security threat derives from its sheer scale, says analysis Cybersecurity report warns Chinese tech firm’s breadth exposes customers to riskHuawei’s threat to national security is inextricably linked to the co...
18:34, 2019-06-10

Cardi B Speaks Out After Security Threat Forces Her to Cancel Concert Cardi B is breaking her silence. On Tuesday evening, the "Press" rapper took to Instagram to share the sad news that she would be canceling her conc...
19:00, 2019-07-31

Walmart Workers' New Security Threat Is Active Shooters, Not Shoplifters Walmart, with thousands of stores across the country, is often a target for criminals. But the retail giant has never before experienced the kind of ...
23:17, 2019-08-04

As Pilgrims Are Advised To Leave Kashmir, Concerns About Security Threat Amarnath Yatra pilgrims and tourists have been asked by the Jammu and Kashmir government to "immediately" cut short their stay in the Kashmir Valley ...
21:34, 2019-08-02

Risk grows of ‘catastrophic humanitarian fallout’ in Syria’s Idlib, where 3 million are trapped: top UN officials urge unity in Security Council The UN’s Political and Humanitarian Affairs chiefs on Friday called on the Security Council to unite in support of an immediate de-escalation of figh...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Security Council urges ‘maximum restraint’ around Gulf region as Iran and United States trade diplomatic blows in New York There is a need for “genuine regional dialogue” to address rising tensions in the Gulf, Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations said on Monday, calli...
18:34, 2019-06-27

Mamata Banerjee Regime Threat To India's Internal Security: BJP Leader Bharatiya Janata Party general secretary in-charge of West Bengal Kailash Vijayvargiya on Tuesday claimed there was a threat to the country's interna...
19:00, 2019-06-11

Queues At ATMs, Fuel Pumps In Srinagar After J&K Security Threat: Updates Tourists and pilgrims on the Amarnath Yatra have been asked by the Jammu and Kashmir government to "immediately" cut short their stay in the Kashmir ...
21:34, 2019-08-02

North Korea Says Nuclear Talks Won’t Resume Unless the U.S. Changes Its ‘Unilateral’ Position (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea says nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves awa...
12:17, 2019-05-24

Amarnath Yatra Pilgrims, Tourists Asked To Leave J&K Amid Security Threat Amarnath Yatra pilgrims and tourists have been asked by the Jammu and Kashmir government to "immediately" cut short their stay in the Kashmir Valley ...
17:51, 2019-08-02

Monday’s Daily Brief: Earth Day, looking for a solution to Libya crisis, focus on indigenous issues, Security Council on Sri Lanka, a high-level visit to Bangladesh Top news for Monday include: the celebration of International Mother Earth Day, efforts by the UN to push for a political solution to the Libyan cris...
15:51, 2019-05-21

Pompeo painted Huawei as long-term national security threat, says policy expert American Enterprise Institute's James Pethokoukis and Capital Alpha Managing Director James Lucier join "Squawk Box" to discuss Secretary of Sta...
19:34, 2019-05-23

Brzezinski blasts Trump as 'national security threat,' labels Republicans 'cowards' for not challenging him Elected Republicans got some tough criticism from MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski on Thrusday, as they responded to President Trump's comments about accep...
01:34, 2019-06-14

Mesut Özil And Sead Kolašinac Pulled From Arsenal Squad Following Second Security Threat In Three Weeks Two men were arrested on Thursday outside of Arsenal midfielder Mesut Özil’s North London home after getting into an altercation with the security st...
09:17, 2019-08-11

UN rights chief bemoans unilateral sanctions on Venezuela, fearing ‘far-reaching implications’ A new set of unilateral sanctions imposed by the United States on Venezuela this week prompted the concern of the United Nations’ top rights official...
03:51, 2019-08-09

Luis Saez told stewards Maximum Security reacted to 'something'; backed by other Derby jockeys At a meeting six days after the Kentucky Derby, jockeys told stewards Luis Saez wasn't at fault for what led to Maximum Security's disquali...
00:00, 2019-06-04

Kamala Harris brands Trump as a national security threat embracing 'science fiction' on climate change Kamala Harris said in Thursday night’s Democratic debate that President Trump’s inaction on climate change and skepticism of science is a danger to t...
05:34, 2019-06-28

Monday’s Daily Brief: US-DPRK relationship reset, ‘Horrific’ Kabul bombing, Anti-conscription plan in Syria, Climate change heat stress, Security Council in Iraq This Monday, we cover: Guterres welcomes possible US-DPRK diplomatic upgrade; Taliban attack hits schools; UN-Syria action plan on child soldiers; Cl...
03:17, 2019-07-02

MI5 accused of ‘extraordinary and persistent illegality’ Agency has been obtaining surveillance warrants based on false information, high court toldMI5 has lost control of its data storage operations and ha...
18:17, 2019-06-11

Coherence lets any developer create persistent online games The future of many games is supposedly online, but there's a problem: it can take a massive amount of effort to create and run the infrastructur...
20:00, 2019-06-03

Thanks to persistent low unemployment, labor’s share of income, which has been declining for decades Thanks to persistent low unemployment, labor’s share of income, which has been declining for decades due to capital’s victorious class war, could fin...
21:51, 2019-06-10

Flood-weary central U.S. to receive break from persistent downpours While showers and locally severe thunderstorms will cross the central United States on occasion this week, the wet weather will not be as persistent ...
21:51, 2019-06-09

Persistent Frenchman will try again this weekend to cross the English Channel on a hoverboard They call him “Le Rocketman,” an affectionate nod to the flying Frenchman Franky Zapata’s ambition to cross the English Channel via...
12:17, 2019-08-01

Flood-weary central U.S. to receive needed break from persistent downpours Volume 0% 00:00 00:20 While showers and locally severe thunderstorms will cross the central United States on occasion this week, the wet weather wil...
14:51, 2019-06-09

Cricket World Cup suffers another washout as persistent bad weather threatens to spoil glorious opportunity And so, for the third time in four days at this Cricket World Cup, the great pantomime of the English summer played out, today's performance staged i...
16:51, 2019-06-13

Nursing home negligence: Senate report names nearly 400 facilities with 'persistent record of poor care' Senators released a list of nursing homes with a record of poor care, questioning why they are not publicly identified for health and safety problems...
07:51, 2019-06-04

Why South America's prospects are looking up My career as a financial tipster lasted only a few seconds, but, if I say so myself, it went rather well. In the hours that followed Donald Trump’s e...
10:00, 2019-06-14

Europe's Banks Warn About Prospects Banks in Germany, Italy and Holland, warned that making money and improving operations are becoming more challenging as already-low interest rates lo...
20:51, 2019-08-07

Consumers are the most confident about their job prospects in nearly 2 decades Trade tensions between China and the U.S. have dimmed economic growth prospects and financial markets, but U.S. job seekers are growing more confiden...
23:51, 2019-05-28

FCA dealers optimistic on prospects of a Renault tie-up — especially for electrification For dealers and employees, the prospect of another merger isn't surprising, and many are optimistic about what it could mean for them. But bad memori...
07:17, 2019-06-03

10 top MLB prospects to watch in the 2019 Futures Game Here are some of baseball's top prospects to keep an eye on when the game's future stars square off against each other Sunday in Cleveland....
20:34, 2019-07-06

Economic prospects are dimming, and voters will notice From all indications, economic growth over the next year will be slower than in the last year. In July, citing trade-war weakness, the International ...
17:34, 2019-08-07

Prospects of EU summit deal on top jobs go up in smoke Chances of EU leaders agreeing on Thursday on who should inherit the bloc's top jobs - including the head of its central bank - appeared vanishingly ...
17:00, 2019-06-20

U.S. tightens Venezuela oil sanctions, indicates more actions to come The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday tightened its pressure on Venezuela's state-owned oil company by making clear that exports of diluents by in...
04:51, 2019-06-07

MLB trade deadline 2019: Most intriguing prospects who were dealt A high premium placed on prospects this MLB trade deadline has led to teams playing for the future. But of the prospects dealt, who should you know? ...
21:17, 2019-08-01

Tiffany Cabán’s Queens DA prospects looking even worse today Queens district attorney candidate Tiffany Cabán’s last-ditch bid to get disqualified votes counted in the razor-thin Democratic primary was all but ...
08:17, 2019-08-01

BOJ's Kuroda warns of uncertainties on global recovery prospects Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda on Saturday maintained his view the global economy will recover in the latter half of this year, but warned th...
07:51, 2019-06-08

Yankees haven’t been burned by prospects they chose to trade CHICAGO — Over here on the home side of Guaranteed Rate Field (worst ballpark name ever), Rick Hahn voiced optimism about Blake Rutherford. “He came ...
16:51, 2019-06-15

S&P raises Indonesia's rating to 'BBB' on strong economic prospects Ratings agency S&P said on Friday it had raised Indonesia's sovereign credit rating to 'BBB', citing the country's strong economic growth prospects a...
11:17, 2019-05-31

Fed's Bostic Untroubled by Inflation, Demurs on Rate-Cut Prospects Atlanta Fed leader Raphael Bostic declined to say what he wants to see the U.S. central bank do with its short-term rate target at the end of the mon...
21:17, 2019-07-11

Rahal: Bourdais actions before Indy 500 crash "not necessary" Graham Rahal says IndyCar rival Sebastien Bourdais' driving was dangerous ahead of their Indianapolis 500 collision that led to a multi-car accident ...
17:34, 2019-05-27

GM's Q2 net rises 1.6% on pickups, cost-saving actions General Motors' second-quarter earnings in North America rose to $3 billion, for a 10.7 percent margin, while worldwide margins, revenue and adjusted...
14:34, 2019-08-01

Saudi minister says Iran's actions are unacceptable Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs on Sunday condemned Iran's seizure of a British flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz and urged...
01:17, 2019-07-22

Why isn’t YouTube held accountable for the actions of its stars? The debate surrounding YouTube's responsibilities about the content it hosts has reignited after yet more controversy. The Google-owned video se...
21:51, 2019-06-06

Iran's actions are an 'illegal interference' - UK tells UN Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz "constitutes illegal interference", the UK has said in a letter to the United Nati...
07:51, 2019-07-21

Sen. Amy Klobuchar reveals 100 actions she'd take in 1st 100 days as president Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar on Tuesday released a list of more than 100 actions she plans to take -- including executive orders -...
01:51, 2019-06-19

Google’s AI learns how actions in videos are connected A Google team proposes a technique that taps "correspondences" between similar actions to learn representations well-suited for temporal understandin...
23:17, 2019-08-08

U.S. actions against Huawei could delay global 5G rollout Sure, putting Huawei on the Commerce Department's Entity List is designed to punish Huawei (some would point out that it also hurts U.S. companies li...
05:34, 2019-06-10

U.S. and China Resume Trade Talks Amid Dim Prospects for Deal American officials are playing down the likelihood of an agreement as they restart negotiations with their Chinese counterparts in Shanghai this week...
18:17, 2019-07-31

Fantasy Baseball Prospects Report: Is Bo Bichette next for the Blue Jays? The Blue Jays have another second-generation stud at Triple-A and the Braves have another young pitcher entering the starting rotation. Scott White l...
19:34, 2019-06-27

How one of Yankees’ top pitching prospects fared in first Double-A start of year Yankees top pitching prospect Deivi Garcia needed a whopping 96 pitches to complete just four innings of work.  From start to finish, he allowed five...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Global stocks slide on dimming prospects for sharp U.S. rate cut Stocks around the world fell on Monday after strong U.S. job gains tempered expectations the Federal Reserve will deliver a large interest rate cut a...
00:17, 2019-07-09

NHL draft prospects baffled by Ryan O'Reilly's weird stick The Blues pivot uses a truly unique twig on the ice -- to the bewilderment of onlookers. But it works for him, as evidenced by the two goals he score...
02:17, 2019-06-05

U.N. World Population Prospects: Nations not growing as quickly, getting older The world population is expected to climb to just under 10 billion over the next three decades -- a rise of nearly 20 percent over the current popula...
11:17, 2019-06-18

China: US an ‘initiator’ of security concerns, undermines global security with 'power politics' China accused the United States on Wednesday of undermining global stability with unilateral policies and “power politics” as the Defense Ministry is...
18:34, 2019-07-24

Home security sale at SimpliSafe: save 15% and get a free security camera If you want to beef up your home security and save money, then you've come to the right place. SimpliSafe is offering 15% off a home security sy...
16:51, 2019-07-23

Four security forces members killed in shooting in Iraq: security official Four security forces members were killed and four wounded in shooting in the Iraqi town of Tarmiya, 25 km (15 miles) north of Baghdad, Security Media...
06:51, 2019-06-04

Inside a Google Titan Bluetooth security key – high security, low durability The Google Titan Bluetooth two-factor security key might be the best way to protect your account from hackers and phishing attacks, but the hardware ...
16:51, 2019-06-12

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks slide on dimming prospects for sharp U.S. rate cut Stocks around the world fell on Monday after strong U.S. job gains tempered expectations the Federal Reserve will deliver a large interest rate cut a...
00:17, 2019-07-09

Venezuela's opposition leader Guaido plays down prospects for Oslo mediation Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Sunday played down the prospects for success at a new round of mediation with the government to be hosted...
01:34, 2019-05-27

METALS-Copper slides as China data dents demand prospects Copper prices fell on Friday after weak manufacturing and investment data from top consumer China reinforced expectations of damage to growth and dem...
15:51, 2019-06-14

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks fall on dimming prospects for sharp U.S. rate cut Stocks around the world fell on Monday after strong U.S. job gains tempered expectations the Federal Reserve will deliver a large interest rate cut a...
00:17, 2019-07-09

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazilian assets rise on pension prospects, U.S. Fed remarks Brazil's real and stocks rose on Wednesday due to government efforts to overhaul pension reform, while dovish remarks by U.S. Federal Reserve chief s...
18:00, 2019-07-10

Stocks rise on upbeat earnings, sterling drops on Brexit prospects A host of strong earnings boosted U.S. stocks on Tuesday and world stocks edged higher in anticipation of central bank easing, while sterling fell af...
22:51, 2019-07-23

Fantasy Baseball Prospects Report: How stashable are Luis Robert and Bo Bichette? Some season-long prospect stashes have taken themselves out of the running since last check. Scott White considers who should replace them in his Fiv...
18:34, 2019-07-17

Man arrested after allegedly rushing Phoenix airport security checkpoint, injuring security officers Two security officers with the Transportation Security Administration were injured Tuesday when a man allegedly attempted to rush a security checkpoi...
01:17, 2019-06-19

Lights for Liberty protests around the country against ICE migrant actions Lights for Liberty vigils are being held on Friday night encouraging the end of human detention camps for migrants along the U.S.-Mexico border. ...
08:34, 2019-07-13

The Latest: Warnings about Trump actions on Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump and the Russia investigation (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats...
14:34, 2019-05-25

LAPD investigates officer’s actions in Costco shooting LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Police Department is gathering evidence and video footage in an administrative investigation into an off-duty offi...
21:00, 2019-06-16

Neo-Nazi who killed protester in car attack: 'I regret my actions' A US white supremacist who drove his car at a crowd of anti-racism protesters, killing a woman and injuring dozens of other people, has been jailed f...
01:51, 2019-06-29

U.S., Russia accuse each other of unsafe actions after near-collision of warships The U.S. 7th Fleet said the Russian destroyer put the safety of the USS Chancellorsville and its crew at risk, forcing it to reverse all engines at f...
16:51, 2019-06-07

Modi praises India's actions in Kashmir on independence day Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi defended his government's decision to revoke the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir state, saying he was p...
12:34, 2019-08-16

| 5G rollout poses no security threats - State Security Agency Minister of State Security Ayanda Dlodlo says information shared with 'strategic investment partners' in the rollout of 5G in South Africa would be g...
04:00, 2019-08-05

EMERGING MARKETS-Pension reform prospects lift Brazil's real, stocks Brazil's currency and stocks rose on Thursday after a congressional committee in charge of analyzing the government's pension reform bill approved it...
04:00, 2019-07-05

Trump is Wall Street's favorite in 2020, but his reelection prospects look bad in state polls But a look at state-by-state data clarifies the scale of Trump's challenge. As the president tries to rally supporters at a 2020 kickoff rally i...
02:00, 2019-06-19

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Prospects like Trent Grisham and Dustin May could factor Recent call-ups Trent Grisham and Travis Demeritte could play pivotal roles, but Fantasy players still haven't caught up to Bo Bichette and Adam Duva...
17:17, 2019-08-02

FDA Enforcement Actions Have Dropped Dramatically Under Trump, Investigation Finds The Food and Drug Administration has been less aggressive about going after companies that could be endangering the public’s health since President T...
06:34, 2019-07-03

China Condemns "Terrorist-Like Actions" Of Hong Kong Protesters China reacted furiously Wednesday to "terrorist-like" attacks on its citizens by pro-democracy protesters during a second day of mass disruptions at ...
11:51, 2019-08-14

Latest: LAPD reviewing officer's actions in Costco shooting The Latest on a fatal shooting at a Costco Wholesale warehouse store in Southern California (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Monday Los Angeles police s...
23:51, 2019-06-17

China says U.S. needs to fix 'wrong actions' as Huawei ban rattles supply chains China said the United States needs to correct its "wrong actions" in order for trade talks to continue after it blacklisted Huawei, a blow that has r...
18:34, 2019-05-23

Acting CBP Commissioner: Some critics either misinformed or lying about agency, actions U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents and the agency writ large are being wrongfully criticized and attacked by misinformed or intentionally misg...
14:34, 2019-07-16

The Latest: Beijing condemns Hong Kong protest actions China’s foreign ministry has condemned the occupation and vandalization of Hong Kong’s legislature by pro-democracy protesters as “serious illegal ac...
11:51, 2019-07-02

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam forex, stocks rise as dollar falls on Fed rate cut prospects Latin American stocks and currencies rose on Thursday as the dollar fell after the U.S. Federal Reserve signaled it was read to cut interest rates a...
23:17, 2019-06-20

Appetizing prospects: Uber founder takes aim at South Korea's shared kitchen market Chef Youm Jung-phil plans to close his restaurant in Seoul's affluent Gangnam district this month, worn down by the rising cost of labor and rent as ...
02:34, 2019-07-10

After El Paso shooting, Mexico to take legal actions to protect Mexicans in U.S. -official Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Sunday that Mexico will take legal actions to protect its citizens in the United States, following a...
22:00, 2019-08-04

Scot Peterson Is Released on Bond. Here’s How He’s Explained His Actions During the Parkland Shooting. He has denied being scared or a coward. He replays the day over and over in his mind, he has said, wishing he knew then what he knows now. “I’m never...
02:51, 2019-06-07

Pakistan's Imran Khan likens India's actions in Kashmir to Nazism Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has likened India's revoking of Jammu and Kashmir state's autonomy to Nazi ideology, and warned the international ...
12:51, 2019-08-12

Joe Biden’s Senate records could answer questions about his past actions — but they’re being kept secret The former vice president’s records were expected to be released this year but have been kept under wraps due to new terms announced just before his ...
06:51, 2019-07-12

Troubled British financier Burford Capital behind Australian class actions Lawyer running cases against RCR Tomlinson and AMP says he isn’t worried A British litigation funding group that has been hammered by short-sellers i...
16:34, 2019-08-09

Saudi Arabia says decisive Arab stand needed against Iranian actions Saudi Arabia's king told an emergency Arab summit on Thursday that a decisive stand was needed to stop Iranian escalations in the region following at...
01:51, 2019-05-31

India's Re-Elected Ruling Party Sticks to Gradual Actions on Economy Despite a strong victory, India’s ruling party is planning gradual changes to the economy rather than forcing through the larger overhaul that many e...
18:00, 2019-05-30

Republican who called for Trump impeachment doubles down, says some of president's actions have been 'corrupt' Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., continued criticizing President Trump on Thursday, claiming that he engaged in both "inherently corrupt" actions as well ...
01:17, 2019-05-24

China calls out U.S. 'wrong actions' as Huawei ban rattles supply chains China said the United States needs to correct its "wrong actions" for trade talks to continue after it blacklisted Huawei, a blow that has rippled th...
14:51, 2019-05-23

China says violent actions in Hong Kong an 'undisguised challenge': state TV China regarded the violent actions of some protesters in Hong Kong as an "undisguised challenge" to the one country, two systems formula under which ...
07:34, 2019-07-02

Abundant rains offer good prospects for main Ivory Coast cocoa crop: farmers Above-average rainfall mixed with sunshine in Ivory Coast's cocoa-growing regions last week could boost the forthcoming October-to-March main crop, f...
17:00, 2019-07-08

Fantasy Baseball Prospects Report: Can Kevin Cron find an opening? How close is Yordan Alvarez? The minor league leader in home runs is a 26-year-old with MLB bloodlines and no clear path to the majors. Scott White considers his top prospects to...
15:34, 2019-05-23

Fantasy Baseball Dynasty Update: Players, prospects who've gained the most value include Ketel Marte, Max Kepler Those who play in dynasty leagues are used to having a steadier hand, well aware of the long-term repercussions that come with overreacting. But Scot...
17:51, 2019-07-03

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam forex gains, Bovespa hits new high on pension reform prospects Latin American stocks rose on Monday led by Brazil's Bovespa which scaled a record high on prospects that the country's pension reform bill will pass...
00:17, 2019-07-09

Pentagon condemns ‘irresponsible and reckless’ actions, after Russian warship nearly collides with US cruiser The Pentagon said Friday it will file a formal démarche protesting the actions of the Russian navy, after one of its destroyers nearly collided with ...
10:17, 2019-06-08

Mexico Agreed to Take Border Actions Months Before Trump Announced Tariff Deal President Trump announced an agreement just before punishing tariffs went into effect, but it was unclear whether he saw it as truly new concessions ...
00:17, 2019-06-09

Ivanka Trump condemns white supremacy – but her actions tell another story | Arwa Mahdawi The president’s daughter said on Sunday that white supremacy is evil, but she has helped sanitise her father’s racist rhetoricIvanka Trump is very co...
16:17, 2019-08-06

Sanders: Democrats have done 'absolutely nothing' while Mexico is taking 'unprecedented' actions on border crisis White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders slammed Democrats on Tuesday over their inaction on the border crisis and claimed that Mexico is doing more...
21:00, 2019-06-11

Campaign coverage should pay less attention to policy proposals, more to candidates' views on executive actions Campaign coverage is often criticized for focusing too much on personality and silly controversies, and not enough on policy. Though I am sympathetic...
18:51, 2019-06-21

North Korea, Syria and Myanmar among countries defending China's actions in Xinjiang Ambassadors representing 37 countries praised China for its "remarkable achievements in the field of human rights," just a day after a group of 22 ot...
07:51, 2019-07-15

Tourists at ancient temple in Bali blasted for ‘disgusting’ actions with holy water An Instagram-famous couple from the Czech Republic has been blasted for their “disgusting” actions with holy water at an ancient temple in Bali after...
23:34, 2019-08-13

State Department officer resigns: 'I can no longer justify ... my complicity in the actions of this administration' A foreign service officer resigned from the State Department effective Thursday, writing in a blistering op-ed in The Washington Post that he could n...
10:34, 2019-08-10

Fantasy Baseball Midseason Top 25 Prospects: Bo Bichette, Jesus Luzardo may be closer, but Wander Franco holds top spot in rankings Between promotions, injuries, risers and fallers, the prospect landscape has changed a bit in half a season's time. Scott White unveils new rankings,...
20:34, 2019-07-04

| Police actions slammed | Abortion rights denied: WATCH the top world news videos for today Phoenix couple wants officers fired over incident | Pelosi: Abortion restrictions 'really dangerous'; here are the top world news videos for today. W...
07:17, 2019-06-18

Syria: Urgent, concrete actions needed, to protect children too young to ‘make sense of this senseless war’ New firsthand reporting by UN staff in Syria reveals “increasingly horrific brutality” by all parties in the de-escalation area of the country’s nort...
23:17, 2019-06-06

Fantasy Baseball: Ranking Dylan Cease alongside other incoming starting pitcher prospects, like Brendan McKay and Adbert Alzolay Dylan Cease is set for his big-league debut, but he's just the latest pitching prospect to get the call, with several others projected to arrive soon...
18:17, 2019-07-02

Fantasy Baseball Prospects Report: Justus Sheffield's path opens up, Jo Adell gets moved up and Forrest Whitley shakes things up Justus Sheffield has an opening at the right time, based on his work at Double-A, and we may finally have an explanation for Forrest Whitley's strugg...
17:17, 2019-08-02

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Prospects Keston Hiura, Brendan McKay get the call; Aaron Nola, Edwin Diaz highlight winners and losers Big day for prospects, with Keston Hiura, Brendan McKay reportedly on their way to the majors. Bad day for closers, with Edwin Diaz, Wade Davis getti...
17:51, 2019-06-28

China says U.S. actions on Taiwan, South China Sea threaten stability The United States' actions on Taiwan and the South China Sea are hardly conducive to maintaining stability in the region, a senior Chinese military o...
12:17, 2019-06-01

Police officers' actions were 'wrong': NYPD apologizes for Stonewall riots, 50 years later Commissioner James O'Neill said Thursday that "the actions taken by the NYPD were wrong."        ...
21:34, 2019-06-06

The Man Who Told America the Truth About D-Day Ernie Pyle’s dispatches offered comfort to readers back home. Then the Normandy landings — 75 years ago this week — changed his perspective on the wa...
11:17, 2019-06-05

How to Survive the Middle Seat Are you currently being jabbed in the midriff by the elbows of dueling strangers? You must be seated in a middle seat on a flight. And we are sorry....
23:01, 2019-06-04

Tucson City Council Candidates Ward 1 Lane Santa Cruz - DemocratA second-generation Tucsonan, the Ward 1 council aide has spent 12 years in nonprofits and grass...
12:34, 2019-08-09

Gas prices continue to drop CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) – The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has dropped 6 cents per gallon (3.8 liters) over the past two weeks t...
08:51, 2019-08-12

Utah man allegedly hit girl, 11, with car then told her: ‘We all have to die sometime’ A 19-year-old Utah driver struck an 11-year-old girl on an electric scooter Friday, overturned the vehicle, then charged her after the crash and said...
13:34, 2019-06-03

Billy Porter Has a Message for Those Who Were Told They Were ‘Too Much’ As an adult, I have struggled with words from my past. You see, I’m what you might call a little bit “extra,” and ever since I was a young tender I w...
00:51, 2019-08-15

Sorry, Galaxy Fold fans, but I have to say it: I told you so Sometimes, I really don’t enjoy being right. A perfect example is when I repeatedly warned readers for about a year before the Galaxy Fold was ...
16:34, 2019-06-14

Jon Jones Says No One Told Him He Was Charged With Battery UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones fought against Thiago Santos on July 6 while a bench warrant was out in New Mexico for his arrest on a charg...
17:51, 2019-07-22

A History of the Crusades As Told by Crusaders' DNA History can tell us a lot about the Crusades, the series of religious wars fought between 1095 and 1291, in which Christian invaders tried to claim t...
14:32, 2019-05-21

The Middle Seat of the Near Future May Suck Less In the push to cram more seats into planes, it can seem a little bit like the Federal Aviation Administration has totally forgotten about the poor ec...
20:00, 2019-07-31

Teach Your Kid That Every Task Has a Beginning, Middle and End If I’m trying to help my six-year-old daughter Maggie become a more organized thinker, my instruction seems to be coming too late. “There are board g...
03:34, 2019-08-13

‘Is 55 Too Old to Go on Tinder?’ What Dating Looks Like for the Middle-Aged I’ve been fielding a lot of questions about dating apps lately. There are 2 a.m. texts like: “Is 55 too old to go on Tinder?” And e...
19:34, 2019-08-06

Are you in the middle class? Here's one way to know your status One way to know if you have middle class status is having the ability to borrow money, if you need to, at affordable rates of interest.   ...
04:34, 2019-06-17

Russia in the Council of Europe: What does it mean for human rights? A controversial decision to restore Moscow's voting rights in the Council of Europe has been called a safeguard for human rights in Russia. But how m...
20:00, 2019-06-27

Federer and Nadal return to ATP Player Council "The political rumblings in men\u0027s tennis took another twist on Thursday when Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal were elected on to the ATP Player Co...
23:51, 2019-08-08

This all-male council in Texas just voted to ban abortion Five men vote to make Waskom ‘sanctuary city for the unborn’Unconstitutional vote comes after series of bans nationwideThe entirely white male counci...
01:34, 2019-06-15

Jews are at risk in Germany, says Jewish Council Germany's central Jewish council has weighed in on the anti-Semitism debate, saying the security situation for Jews has "deteriorated" in major citie...
16:17, 2019-05-26

Mauritania’s constitutional council confirms new president NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) —   Mauritania’s constitutional council has confirmed Mohamed Ould Ghazouani as the country’s president-elect...
17:00, 2019-07-01

100-year-old woman elected to local council A 100-year-old German woman has embarked on a new adventure later in life after being elected to her local town council in Kirchheimbolanden, a town ...
22:17, 2019-05-28

Here's how the red-hot IPO market can continue to burn bright Wall Street has IPO fever, and Renaissance Capital principal Kathleen Smith says healthy demand for these upstarts should keep the market red-hot thi...
13:34, 2019-06-18

MLB All-Star Game: AL will continue its NL domination NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, never here, is hustling back from South Carolina to take credit for the USWNT victory parade Wednesday. Former NYPD commiss...
20:34, 2019-07-09

Temperatures will continue to climb in Arizona TUCSON – It’s heating up here in Southern Arizona. Cloud cover that was around this morning has mostly pushed east. Additionally, scatte...
08:34, 2019-06-11

The smart moves for Destiny 2 continue. The smart moves for Destiny 2 continue. Starting this fall, Bungie will be converting all of the Eververse armor (the stuff you buy with real money) ...
13:00, 2019-06-20

Italian GP set to continue at Monza to 2024 The Italian Grand Prix is set to continue at the famed Monza circuit after race organizers reached an agreement in principle with Formula One owner L...
14:38, 2019-05-21

IBM Sales Slump Expected to Continue Investors are looking for signs of a turnaround in IBM’s second-quarter results after several quarters of declining revenue. The tech giant is bettin...
18:00, 2019-07-17

Aftershocks continue in California desert TRONA, Calif. (AP) — Aftershocks of last week’s big earthquakes are still rumbling beneath the California desert, but seismologists say the pro...
01:17, 2019-07-11