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If you ask President Donald Trump, the G20 Summit in Germany was a “wonderful success.” Others, not necessarily.   In a joint statement, the leaders of 18 nations and the EU recognized the US decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. However, they also said other G20 members remained committed to the “irreversible” accord. Despite […]

It’s not Middle East drama, this time it’s Pacific. The US has said it will use its “considerable military forces” on North Korea “if we must”, following Tuesday’s long-range missile test. US ambassador Nikki Haley said a new resolution will also be tabled against Pyongyang at the United Nations. Meanwhile in Iraq, unlike the Gulf […]

Tick Tock, the clock is ticking. Saudi Arabia and three other Arab states have extended the deadline by 48 hours for Qatar to accept a list of demands or face further sanctions. The initial deadline for Qatar to agree to the group’s 13 demands, including the shutting down of the Al Jazeera news network, expired […]

 No more mincing words: the US has warned there are “potential preparations for another chemical weapons attack” by the Syrian regime and told the country’s president, Bashar al-Assad, he would face a “heavy price” if one is carried out. The announcement comes amid rising tensions in Syria between the US-led coalition and Russia, which is […]

Time to beef up your internet security. Yet another hit as companies across the globe are reporting they have been struck by a major ransomware cyber-attack. The virus, the source of which is not yet known, freezes the user’s computer until an untraceable ransom is paid in the digital Bitcoin currency. Ukrainian firms, including the […]

It’s a Ramadan nightmare. One child has died and some 800 internally displaced persons (IDPs) from Mosul in Hassansham U2 camp suffer from food poisoning after a charity delivered food from an Erbil restaurant.  Monday evening, a Qatari charity organization brought Iftar dinner for 2,000 IDPs breaking their Ramadan fast in the camp. The meals were […]

Libya’s Gaddafis are in the news again. Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, second son of the late deposed Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi, is said to have been freed under an amnesty, in a move which could fuel further instability. He had been held by a militia in the town of Zintan for the past six years. […]

The situation is not improving for Qatar as Egypt is closing its airspace to Qatari planes in a growing diplomatic row, with Saudi Arabia and Bahrain expected to do the same on Tuesday. Several countries have cut ties with Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism in the Gulf region. Airlines affected will include Qatar Airways, […]

Terror struck again in the heart of the British capital of London. Six people have been killed in an attack in central London in which three assailants were shot dead by police.  A white van hit several pedestrians on London Bridge before stopping. Three men then left the vehicle and stabbed a number of people […]

The black flag of ISIS has been raised in the Philippines. At least 103 people have died in the city of Marawi on the southern island of Mindana  o in less than a week as fighters affiliated with the so-called Islamic State engaged in violent clashes with government forces, and martial law was declared over the entire island. Local […]


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