Arab leaders condemn U.S. Recognition of Israeli Golan

Arab leaders pose for the camera, ahead of the 30th Arab Summit in Tunis, Tunisia March 31, 2019. (photo credit: REUTERS) TUNIS – Arab leaders, long divided by regional rivalries, condemned on Sunday a US decision to recognize Israel’s sovereignty … Read More

Khashoggi’s brutal killing could lead to charges against Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

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Khashoggi’s brutal killing could lead to charges against Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman under international law. But experts say the Saudis will ‘never go along.’ A composite image of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Associated … Read More

‘Threat to the World’: Hungary to Quit UN Migration Accord Before It is Approved

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban is a fierce critic of European migration policy. Budapest has repeatedly stressed the necessity to strengthen the protection of the EU’s external borders and to create migration transit centres outside the bloc. Hungary’s Foreign Minister … Read More

Iran says will make or buy and weapons it needs, blasts ‘invading powers’

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“We are not living in a normal region, and we see invading powers have built bases around us. Disregarding the principles of international law, they intervene in regional affairs.”  Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attends a meeting with Muslim leaders and … Read More

Deliberate Famine Should Be a War Crime: UN Expert

The proportion of undernourished people living in countries in conflict and protracted crises is almost three times higher than that in other developing countries. Conflicts have proliferated around the world and with them has come a rise in food insecurity. … Read More

Netanyahu ‘bigger problem’ in Israeli-Palestinian conflict: Trump

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US President Donald Trump (right) and Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu US President Donald Trump has described Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as the bigger anathema of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.  Both leaders of Israel and Palestine are problematic; however, … Read More