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Turkey's AK Party: U.S. move against Muslim Brotherhood would damage democracy in Middle East

The spokesman for Turkey's ruling AK Party said on Tuesday that if the United States designated the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrorist organization, it would hamper democratization effor...

Turkey's AK Party: U.S. move against Muslim Brotherhood would damage democracy in Middle East

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On Muslim Brotherhood, Trump Weighs Siding With Autocrats and Roiling Middle East Backed by American and Mideast hard-liners, President Trump is considering a terrorist designation for the Islamist movement that other allies consid...
12:48, 05/06/2019

White House considers move to designate Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group Sarah Sanders says ‘designation working its way through internal process’ after Trump personally lobbied by Egypt president SisiThe White House has c...
16:00, 05/01/2019

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...
10:00, 05/25/2019

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...
14:16, 05/25/2019

Who Are the Muslim Brotherhood? Are They Terrorists? The U.S. has dusted off plans to add the Muslim Brotherhood to its list of foreign terrorist organizations. Officials said a designation was being pr...
09:16, 05/15/2019

The Pentagon says it will move a Patriot missile battery along with ships, bombers to Middle East to counter Iran threat WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it will move a Patriot missile battery along with ships, bombers to Middle East to counter Iran threat....
23:32, 05/10/2019

Is the Muslim Brotherhood a Terrorist Group? President Trump wants to designate the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization. The group says it isn’t, an assessment that many experts share...
02:16, 05/01/2019

U.S. Seeks to Designate Muslim Brotherhood as Terrorist Group The White House is seeking to designate the Muslim Brotherhood as a foreign terrorist organization, which could complicate relations with allies wher...
10:32, 05/01/2019

Trump weighs labeling Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group President Donald Trump is working to designate the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrorist organization (FTO), the White House said on Tuesday, which ...
23:48, 04/30/2019

The White House May Designate the Muslim Brotherhood a Terrorist Group (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump and his national security team are weighing whether to designate the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrori...
11:00, 05/01/2019

Trump wants to designate Muslim Brotherhood a terror group: report The White House is eyeing on designating the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrorist organization, an influential Islamist political movement operatin...
14:32, 04/30/2019

Trump Pushes to Designate Muslim Brotherhood a Terrorist Group In a private White House meeting this month, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt urged President Trump to deem his opposition terrorists, officia...
11:23, 04/30/2019

UAE diplomat says Sudan turning page on Muslim Brotherhood rule The UAE's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said on Sunday Sudan was turning over the page of being ruled by the Muslim Brotherhood...
10:00, 08/04/2019

Egypt hands life sentences to senior Muslim Brotherhood figure and son An Egyptian court handed life sentences to Hassan Malik, a leader of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, as well as his son Hamza and five others on Tue...
17:32, 04/30/2019

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood says it will continue 'peaceful' work regardless of Trump moves Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood said on Tuesday it would continue to work in line with "our moderate and peaceful thinking" regardless of moves by U.S. Pr...
22:32, 04/30/2019

Kuwait hands Muslim Brotherhood-linked militants to Egypt: KUNA Kuwait has handed over to Egypt eight Egyptians who it said had admitted to carrying out terrorist operations in their home country, and had fled to ...
20:48, 07/15/2019

U.S. working to designate Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group: White House The Trump administration is working to designate the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrorist organization, the White House said on Tuesday, which woul...
14:16, 04/30/2019

Donald Trump Seeks To Declare Muslim Brotherhood As Terrorist Group President Donald Trump is seeking to blacklist the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist group, a far-reaching step that would place the United States fi...
00:16, 05/01/2019

Morsi's Death in Egypt Puts Muslim Brotherhood Back in Focus Ex-President Mohammed Morsi’s supporters in Egypt and beyond hope his death becomes a turning point that spurs the movement to reorganize, but the no...
00:16, 06/19/2019

Kuwait hands Muslim Brotherhood-linked militants to Egypt: KUNA agency Kuwait has handed over to Egyptian authorities eight members of a militant cell arrested on its territory and who it said were linked to the Muslim B...
16:16, 07/15/2019

Muslim Brotherhood says Mursi death was 'full-fledged murder', calls for mass funeral in Egypt The Muslim Brotherhood said on Monday that the death of former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursion Monday was a "full-fledged murder" and called on Eg...
23:00, 06/17/2019

'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 ...
00:16, 06/22/2019

Barings is looking to get back into the Middle East: CEO Tom Finke of Barings says the Middle East is an important and interesting place to "build relationships" and discusses the company's plans to in...
19:16, 04/28/2019

The Middle East has become a nightmare for airlines Escalating tensions between the United States and Iran are making it even tougher for airlines to fly over the Middle East, a heavily trafficked regi...
10:48, 06/24/2019

US sends 1,000 more soldiers to Middle East The US says 1,000 extra troops would be deployed to counter Iran's threatening behavior. It also released images that it says provide further proof t...
05:00, 06/18/2019

Danish far-right party calling for Muslim deportation to stand in election Stram Kurs to be on ballot paper for first time after getting required 20,000 signatures A far-right political party demanding the deportation of 700...
12:48, 05/05/2019

"Dark Spot" On Democracy: Congress Slams Poll Body Over Bengal Move Accusing the Election Commission of losing its credibility and independence, the Congress on Thursday said time has come to review the process of the...
09:32, 05/16/2019

Big quake rattles Southern California, early reports of damage east of Los Angeles A powerful earthquake struck Southern California on Thursday, touching off house fires and damaging buildings in a desert town northeast of Los Angel...
22:48, 07/04/2019

FCA's move to UK caused 'economic damage' in Italy, competition watchdog says FCA's decision to move its financial and legal offices out of Italy has caused major damage to Italian tax revenues, the country's competition watchd...
08:48, 07/03/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says 'never possible' to consider U.S. plan for Middle East: NTV Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said it was "never possible" for Turkey to positively consider the $50 billion U.S. peace plan for the Middle East, ...
01:32, 07/01/2019

Oil gains 2% as Middle East conflict intensifies Oil prices jumped 2% on Thursday as tensions in the Middle East grew, with a Saudi-led coalition launching air strikes in retaliation for recent atta...
19:32, 05/16/2019

Brent oil moves toward $73 on Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Thursday for a third day running as fears of supply disruption amid heightened tensions in the Middle East overshadowed swelling U...
17:16, 05/16/2019

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...
06:48, 07/23/2019

Can the Middle East escape its ‘1914 moment’? A single Iranian or U.S. attack by rocket, drone or limpet mine could set off a spark akin to the assassination that convulsed Europe in war in 1914,...
04:32, 08/06/2019

Brent oil hovers around $72 on Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Thursday for a third day running as fears of supply disruption amid heightened tensions in the Middle East overshadowed swelling U...
13:16, 05/16/2019

Oil Jumps After Tanker Attacks in Middle East Crude prices climbed sharply after an attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, close to the Strait of Hormuz, where over a third of the world’s...
17:00, 06/13/2019

Japan’s Abe wants G-20 to unite on trade, Middle East TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has pledged to seek a consensus on free trade and other contentious issues at this week’s summi...
12:32, 06/26/2019

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...
17:00, 07/18/2019

The Middle East’s Best Banks for Asia 2019 Asia’s importance in global trade, helped by China’s ideas, innovation and growth and allied to the Middle East’s drive to improve living standards a...
19:00, 04/28/2019

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...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Opinion: The price of the EU's inaction in the Middle East As the EU has adopted a noticeably more pragmatic stance towards Arab autocrats, shifts in the balance of power within this strategically vital regio...
23:16, 05/22/2019

Australian quits anti-Muslim party over strip club video A candidate in Australia’s looming general election has quit his anti-Muslim political party after video of him groping and propositioning dancers in...
09:00, 04/30/2019

Iran designates as terrorists all U.S. troops in Middle East Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signed a bill into law on Tuesday declaring all U.S. forces in the Middle East terrorists and calling the U.S. gover...
17:32, 04/30/2019

Oil prices rise more than 1% as Middle East conflict persists Oil futures were up more than 1% on Thursday as tensions in the Middle East grew, with a Saudi-led coalition launching air strikes in retaliation for...
03:48, 05/17/2019

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...
20:00, 07/13/2019

Oil rises 1% to $56.77 per barrel as Middle East tensions linger Oil prices were up on Tuesday as expectations of lower U.S. crude supplies were offset by weaker demand forecasts and the full restart of Libya'...
14:48, 07/27/2019

Iran Designates All US Troops In Middle East As Terrorists Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signed a bill into law on Tuesday declaring all U.S. forces in the Middle East terrorists and calling the U.S. gover...
17:16, 04/30/2019

U.S. to unveil economic plan for peace in Middle East The plan, which has been two years in the making, envisions large-scale investment and infrastructure work in the Palestinian territories. But the ce...
03:16, 05/20/2019

Liverpool star on women's rights in the Middle East Liverpool star Mohamed Salah says his teammate on the Egyptian national football team Amr Warda requires "treatment or rehabilitation" after the play...
19:00, 08/19/2019

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...
15:48, 06/18/2019

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...
17:00, 06/18/2019

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...
05:00, 08/03/2019

Oil prices rise 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...
05:16, 06/24/2019

Amazon Targets Middle East With Arabic Website Amazon.com Inc. said it is diving deeper into the Middle East’s burgeoning market for online sales, launching the first Arabic-language site under it...
21:16, 05/01/2019

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...
20:32, 05/23/2019

Oil prices climb as Middle East tensions simmer Oil prices advanced on Monday as tensions remain high between Iran and the United States, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo saying "significan...
08:32, 06/24/2019

In Message To Iran, US B-52 Bombers Reach Middle East American B-52 Stratofortress bombers sent to the Middle East over what Washington describes as threats from Iran have arrived at a U.S. base in Qatar...
06:00, 05/11/2019

Persecution driving Christians out of Middle East – report Millions uprooted from homes, says UK-commissioned report, with many jailed and killedPervasive persecution of Christians, sometimes amounting to gen...
02:00, 05/03/2019

B-52 Bombers To Be Part Of US Forces Sent To Middle East Over Iran Row The U.S. military said on Tuesday that B-52 bombers will be part of additional forces being sent to the Middle East to counter what the Trump adminis...
13:32, 05/08/2019

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...
23:16, 05/23/2019

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...
13:48, 05/24/2019

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...
02:32, 05/25/2019

Travis d’Arnaud gets traded into middle of AL East race Travis D’Arnaud is on the move again and the Yankees could be seeing him soon. The Dodgers traded the former Mets catcher to the Rays on Friday for c...
02:48, 05/11/2019

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 ...
04:48, 05/23/2019

Bolsonaro to visit China and the Middle East in October Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro plans a round of official foreign visits in late October, including to Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirat...
00:16, 07/24/2019

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...
20:00, 05/24/2019

Cashing out in Uber's IPO: China, Russia and the Middle East In 2015, Uber Technologies Inc went on a fundraising spree in China, tapping venture capitalists and state-backed corporations for cash and connectio...
12:49, 05/10/2019

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...
15:00, 07/22/2019

Trump would consider sending 'a hell of a lot more' than 120,000 troops to Middle East President Trump acknowledged on Tuesday that he would consider sending 120,000 troops, or more, to the Middle East to deal with Iran, even as he call...
21:00, 05/14/2019

Stocks Slip Amid Middle East Tensions U.S. stocks meandered lower in quiet trading Friday as tepid economic data and rising tensions in the Middle East added to concerns over growth and t...
09:48, 06/15/2019

U.S. B-52 bombers reach Middle East in message to Iran American B-52 Stratofortress bombers sent to the Middle East over what Washington describes as threats from Iran have arrived at a U.S. base in Qatar...
14:00, 05/10/2019

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...
06:00, 06/18/2019

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...
00:16, 06/18/2019

Greek elections: Victory for New Democracy party signals end of left-wing populism With 75% of the vote counted, the center-right New Democracy party was on track to win the first national elections since Greece exited a bailout reg...
08:00, 07/08/2019

Sudden US threat against Iran adds to Middle East volatility Frustration in Washington at its failing foreign policies could be a factor in growing pressureJohn Bolton’s sudden, unexplained threat to use “unrel...
18:32, 05/06/2019

In message to Iran, U.S. deploys new military assets in Middle East The Trump administration is sending an aircraft carrier and a bomber task force to the Middle East. The move follows actions by the administration de...
19:16, 05/06/2019

The Pentagon is deploying a bomber task force to the Middle East 18 The Pentagon is deploying a bomber task force to the Middle East. Officials say Iran’s movement of ballistic missiles aboard ships prompted the mo...
11:32, 05/08/2019

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 ...
00:00, 07/20/2019

Oil prices ease, but Middle East tanker attacks support Oil declined on Friday after sharp gains in the previous session when prices were boosted after attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman stoked...
03:32, 06/14/2019

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...
16:00, 05/25/2019

Oil prices gain on US inventory drop, Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Wednesday, extending gains after an industry group reported a much bigger than expected drop in U.S. inventories, while the U.S. N...
05:00, 07/24/2019

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...
00:32, 06/14/2019

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...
04:16, 05/25/2019

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...
04:16, 06/18/2019

B-52 bombers to be part of U.S. forces sent to Middle East over Iran concerns The U.S. military said on Tuesday that B-52 bombers will be part of additional forces being sent to the Middle East to counter what the Trump adminis...
02:32, 05/08/2019

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...
15:00, 06/26/2019

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...
23:48, 06/18/2019

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 ...
12:32, 06/21/2019

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...
18:48, 05/24/2019

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, 06/21/2019

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...
00:00, 06/15/2019

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...
20:48, 05/26/2019

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 ...
15:48, 06/14/2019

White House considers deploying 120,00 troops to Middle East The White House is considering a military plan that would include sending 120,000 troops to the Middle East in response to what the Trump Administrat...
09:32, 05/14/2019

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...
16:32, 06/18/2019

The Latest: US ready to shift military assets in Middle East WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Iran (all times local): 6:45 p.m. American officials say the U.S. is poised to move more milita...
01:16, 05/09/2019

Pompeo: Iran is a ‘major destabilizing force’ in Middle East Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called Iran a “major destabilizing force in the Middle East” and warned Tehran’s hardline mullahs that the US woul...
19:00, 05/13/2019

Coptic pope: Displacing Christians is bad for Middle East, Europe The displacement of Christians risks safety in the Middle East and Europe, Pope Tawadros II has told DW. The head of the Coptic Orthodox Church was i...
14:00, 05/14/2019

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...
07:00, 06/14/2019

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...
09:16, 06/28/2019

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...
04:48, 06/18/2019

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 ...
07:00, 05/25/2019

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...
04:32, 05/23/2019

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...
01:48, 06/12/2019

Phase one of US Middle East peace plan greeted with scepticism No Israelis or Palestinians present for launch of plan that shreds decades of diplomacyThe first phase of the Trump administration’s long-awaited pe...
22:16, 06/25/2019

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...
21:32, 05/16/2019

Europe stocks gain; oil jumps on Middle East tensions European stocks struggled higher on Monday, shrugging off dialed-down expectations for a big U.S. rate cut this month, while escalating tensions in t...
12:00, 07/22/2019

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...
18:00, 08/01/2019

Iran tells Middle East militias: prepare for proxy war Exclusive: Top military leader delivers message at Baghdad meeting as tensions riseIran’s most prominent military leader has recently met Iraqi milit...
23:48, 05/16/2019

IMF warns of slowing growth and rising unrest across the Middle East Slowing global growth and elevated tensions in trade and geopolitics are posing economic challenges for countries in the Middle East, according to th...
08:00, 04/29/2019

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...
20:16, 06/09/2019

Oil extends gains into fourth straight day on Middle East tensions Oil prices edged higher on Friday, extending gains into a fourth session as rising tensions in the Middle East stoked fears of potential supply disru...
03:48, 05/17/2019

OPEC to Consider Easing Oil Cuts Amid Middle East Tensions OPEC and its allies are set to debate a potential increase in crude output at a meeting on Sunday, as they attempt to balance global oil supply amid ...
17:00, 05/17/2019

Middle East: The Gulf's banks improve their Asia focus Asia’s importance in global trade, helped by China’s ideas, innovation and growth and allied to the Middle East’s drive to improve living standards a...
19:00, 04/28/2019

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...
21:16, 07/22/2019

Oil extends gains into third session amid Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Thursday to extend gains into a third straight session, as tensions in the Middle East stoked fears of potential disruptions to su...
05:48, 05/16/2019

Oil rises as Middle East tensions mounts, set for weekly gains Oil prices rose again on Friday and were on track for the first weekly gains this month, as rising tensions in the Middle East stoked fears of supply...
07:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. cautions airlines flying over Middle East after tensions with Iran The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is advising commercial airlines flying over the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman to use caution in the wake of ...
22:16, 05/18/2019

Leaders of Japan, France share Middle East concerns TOKYO (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron says he and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have agreed to bolster naval defense ties in the Indo-Pa...
15:00, 06/26/2019

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...
22:00, 05/23/2019

Oil steady as Middle East tensions mounts, set for weekly gains Oil prices were steady on Friday, giving up earlier gains, and were on track for the first weekly increases this month, as rising tensions in the Mid...
11:00, 05/17/2019

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...
20:32, 05/23/2019

Lebanon's Hezbollah vows to confront U.S. Middle East plan Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah pledged on Friday to confront the U.S. Middle East plan that President Donald Trump has touted as "the deal of the ce...
05:32, 06/01/2019

Exclusive: Eyeing Iran, U.S. sending more Patriot missiles to Middle East Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has approved a new deployment of Patriot missiles to the Middle East, a U.S. official told Reuters on ...
22:48, 05/10/2019

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 ...
01:16, 05/25/2019

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 escal...
20:32, 05/24/2019

Oil prices rise after tanker attacks stoke Middle East tensions 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...
07:32, 06/17/2019

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...
20:32, 05/24/2019

US deploys amphibious assault ship and Patriot battery to Middle East The US is beefing up its forces in the Middle East to counter what it called military threats from Tehran. US officials are claiming that Iran is mov...
04:48, 05/11/2019

U.S. deploys 1,500 troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States announced on Friday the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran ...
22:00, 05/24/2019

Saudi TAQA drilling unit to buy Schlumberger's Middle East rigs Saudi Arabia’s Industrialization and Energy Services Company (TAQA) said on Sunday its drilling subsidiary, Arabian Drilling Company, has agreed to b...
18:32, 04/28/2019

'Let's just not say it': Jared Kushner says 'two-state' label hinders Middle East talks Trump son-in-law says upcoming Middle East peace plan will be ‘very acceptable’ to PalestiniansJared Kushner has revealed aspects of the US peace pla...
15:00, 05/03/2019

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...
03:16, 05/29/2019

US 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 ...
02:48, 05/25/2019

US briefing: Iran sanctions, Kushner's Middle East plan and wealth tax Tuesday’s top story: White House orders fresh sanctions against Iran’s supreme leader. Plus, why Democrats owe it to voters to hold a climate crisis ...
13:32, 06/25/2019

Trump to Open Middle East Peace Drive With Economic Conference The White House announced on Sunday that it would hold an “economic workshop” in Bahrain on June 25 and 26, the first stage of President Trump’s peac...
22:32, 05/19/2019

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...
16:16, 07/10/2019

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...
04:16, 06/18/2019

US to send 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East, citing 'hostile behavior' Concerns of a confrontation between the two countries have mounted since two oil tankers were attacked in the Gulf of OmanActing US defense secretar...
03:16, 06/18/2019

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...
22:48, 07/31/2019

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...
14:48, 05/25/2019

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 simmerThe Pentagon on Thursday will pre...
03:48, 05/23/2019

Trump, Saudi Arabia warn Iran against Middle East conflict U.S. President Donald Trump issued a new threat to Tehran on Sunday, tweeting that a conflict would be the "official end" of Iran, as Saudi Arabia wa...
02:00, 05/20/2019

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...
01:32, 06/18/2019

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 ...
18:48, 07/15/2019

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...
04:00, 05/25/2019

The US’s Middle East ‘peace summit’ is nonsense. Palestinians are right to boycott it | Ian Black The Trump administration is notoriously biased towards Israel, and its $50bn offer to Palestinians pointedly avoids land rightsIn the toxic history o...
13:32, 06/25/2019

Kushner says Middle East peace plan will be 'good starting point' White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said on Thursday the Middle East peace proposal he is working on will be a "good starting point" to address ...
02:16, 05/03/2019

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...
23:16, 05/23/2019

US Launches Economic Formula For Middle East Peace, Palestinians Unhappy The Trump administration launched a $50 billion economic formula for Israeli-Palestinian peace on Tuesday, saying an investment programme for the Pal...
12:00, 06/26/2019

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 ...
12:00, 07/20/2019

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...
14:32, 06/23/2019

Trump's friend tried to profit from Middle East nuclear deal, lawmakers say Congressional report finds Tom Barrack tried to buy Westinghouse as he sought a related government postA billionaire friend of Donald Trump pursued a...
08:48, 07/30/2019

REFILE-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 assessing the damage to a tanker it had charted to carry fuel from the Middle East th...
13:48, 06/14/2019

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...
21:00, 07/16/2019

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...
11:00, 06/14/2019

US Sends Naval Strike Group To Middle East In "Message" To Iran The United States is sending an aircraft carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East in a "clear and unmistakable" message to Ira...
05:00, 05/06/2019

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...
02:16, 07/16/2019

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...
23:16, 05/21/2019

Bolton: The US will deploy carrier and bombers to Middle East in warning to Iran The United States is deploying a carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East to send a message to Iran that any attack on U.S. in...
03:32, 05/06/2019

U.S. deploying carrier, bombers to Middle East to deter Iran: Bolton The Trump administration is deploying a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East in response to troubling "indications and warnings" from ...
06:16, 05/06/2019

China’s Vivo is eyeing smartphone users in Africa and 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...
13:48, 07/30/2019

Pininfarina Battista Launched In The Middle East; Prices To Start Around $ 2 Million Pininfarina has announced the introduction of its fully-electric hypercar, Pininfarina Battista, in the Middle-East market. Expected to be priced aro...
10:48, 04/30/2019

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...
17:48, 07/30/2019

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...
01:48, 06/27/2019

U.S. launches economic formula for Middle East peace, Palestinians unhappy The Trump administration launched a $50 billion economic formula for Israeli-Palestinian peace on Tuesday, saying an investment program for the Pales...
09:00, 06/26/2019

Oil prices jump as downed U.S. drone stokes Middle East tensions Oil prices climbed around 3% on Thursday amid escalating tensions in the Middle East as a U.S. official said one of the country's military drones was...
10:16, 06/20/2019

Jared Kushner Tries to Sell His Middle East Plan to a Skeptical Audience (MANAMA, Bahrain) — President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, appealed Tuesday for the Palestinians to consi...
12:32, 06/26/2019

Pentagon says U.S. carrier, bombers sent to Middle East on 'credible threat' by Iran U.S. acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Monday he had approved sending a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East because o...
01:00, 05/07/2019

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...
00:16, 07/24/2019

Oil prices climb amid fall in US stockpiles, Middle East worries Oil prices rose over 1% on Wednesday to hit their highest in nearly a month as widely-watched data showed U.S. crude stockpiles fell more than expect...
03:32, 06/26/2019

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...
18:48, 05/24/2019

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...
18:32, 05/24/2019

Saboteurs attack Saudi oil vessels amid Middle East tensions The government of Saudi Arabia said Monday two of its oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in a move it says could se...
14:00, 05/13/2019

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...
04:32, 07/03/2019

Which of You Turkeys Is Dropping $50,000 on a Handbuilt Acura TLX? When you want your product to give off a sense of “old-worldness” and “craftsmanship,” you tell everyone that it is “handmade” or “handbuilt.” This m...
00:32, 07/09/2019

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...
19:32, 05/31/2019

Oil prices rise amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Friday as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output in the face of a tropical storm and as tensions...
05:00, 07/12/2019

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...
06:00, 06/21/2019

Barclays names Gruber as chemicals head for Europe and Middle East: source Barclays has named Gabriel Gruber as the new head of its chemicals banking team for Europe and the Middle East as it seeks to win more business after...
17:00, 06/19/2019

US deploys carrier to Middle East – warns Iran 'we're prepared to use UNRELENTING force' THE US is deploying one of its top carrier strike groups to the Middle East in response to “troubling” warnings from Iran, White House officials have...
05:32, 05/06/2019

Carrier strike force heading to the Middle East to counter Iran threats The USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force are being deployed to the Middle East in response to threats to U.S. troops by I...
15:48, 05/07/2019

Oil prices rise on rising Middle East tension, ongoing OPEC supply cut Oil prices advanced on Tuesday on signs that producer club OPEC will continue withholding supply this year and as tensions between the United States ...
04:16, 05/21/2019

Oil gains amid Middle East tensions, U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices extended gains on Wednesday after rising in the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on the potential for c...
08:48, 06/19/2019

Trump administration to release part of its Middle East peace plan in June The United States and Bahrain announced an economic conference to draw investment to Palestinian territories but offered no details about potential s...
00:48, 05/20/2019

U.S. pushes Middle East economic plan in face of Palestinian disdain and doubts The Trump administration sought on Wednesday to win support for an economic plan it says will be a foundation for Israeli-Palestinian peace but which...
12:00, 06/26/2019

Oil gains amid Middle East tensions, US-China trade deal hopes Oil prices extended gains on Wednesday after rising in the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on the potential for c...
11:00, 06/19/2019

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 ...
03:00, 07/11/2019

Potential for attacks on Americans in Middle East "put on hold": acting Pentagon chief Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday that while the threat from Iran in the region remains high, the potential for attacks ...
17:32, 05/21/2019

‘Provocative actions and inflammatory rhetoric’ destabilizing Middle East, warns top UN official Against a backdrop of rising tensions in Israel and Palestine, the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East, painted a bleak picture once again in ...
18:32, 04/28/2019

U.S. carrier, bombers sent to Middle East on 'credible threat' by Iran: Pentagon chief U.S. acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Monday that he had approved sending a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East beca...
23:16, 05/06/2019

US to hold Bahrain economic conference to launch Middle East peace plan Official does not confirm Israeli and Palestinian attendancePalestinians believe peace plan will be in favour of IsraelThe US will hold an internatio...
03:16, 05/20/2019

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...
09:16, 07/22/2019

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,...
09:16, 06/18/2019

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...
07:00, 06/18/2019

Oil prices ease on surprise rise in US stockpiles, but Middle East tensions support Oil eased on Wednesday after closely watched data showed a surprise rise in U.S. crude stockpiles, but prices were supported by mounting tensions in ...
04:48, 05/15/2019

China, Iran foreign ministers meet amid Middle East tensions BEIJING (AP) — The foreign ministers of China and Iran have met in Beijing amid heightened Middle East tensions and efforts by Tehran to keep its wor...
15:16, 05/17/2019

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 ...
21:00, 05/29/2019

US Sends Assault Ship, Missiles To Middle East Amid Iran "Threat" The Pentagon announced Friday that it is deploying an amphibious assault ship and a Patriot missile battery to the Middle East to bolster an aircraft...
06:00, 05/11/2019

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 ...
23:00, 05/24/2019

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...
00:00, 06/23/2019

Trump Middle East Envoy Jason Greenblatt: Peace plan is weeks away With predictions swirling as to what’s in the Trump administration’s so-called “Deal of the Century,” for potential peace between the Israelis and Pa...
00:16, 05/12/2019

Jared Kushner says his Middle East peace plan will be a 'good starting point' White House senior advisor Jared Kushner said Thursday the Middle East peace proposal he is working on would be a "good starting point" to address th...
03:32, 05/03/2019

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 ...
20:32, 05/24/2019

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...
20:00, 05/11/2019

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...
02:16, 06/24/2019

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 American forces, detected by U.S. int...
08:00, 05/24/2019

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...
10:16, 06/24/2019

‘Probably fake news’: Trump disputes report about sending troops to Middle East President Trump on Tuesday slammed a report in The New York Times about a plan to send up to 120,000 US troops to the Mideast for a possible confront...
20:32, 05/14/2019

Why Jared Kushner's idealist plan for Middle East peace will inevitably fail If we didn’t know before, we certainly know now: Jared Kushner is an idealist. Like so many foreign policy visionaries before him, he has taken up th...
19:16, 06/26/2019

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...
12:48, 05/23/2019

Urgent need for ‘restraint and genuine dialogue’ in Middle East to avoid major confrontation Briefing the Security Council on the situation in the Middle East, the Chef de Cabinet of the Secretary-General, Maria Luiza Viotti, said on Tuesday ...
00:48, 08/21/2019

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...
17:32, 06/27/2019

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...
02:32, 05/26/2019

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...
02:32, 05/23/2019

Oil steadies as Middle East tensions counter demand worries, set for weekly fall Oil prices steadied on Friday after steep losses in the previous session, supported by rising tensions between the United States and Iran, but weighe...
21:16, 07/19/2019

Amid skepticism, US to launch first part of Middle East peace plan in Bahrain The first stage of U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan will be launched on Tuesday at a conference the White House touts as a b...
06:48, 06/25/2019

New Zealand lawmakers urged to drop restrictions on Africa, Middle East refugees Human rights advocates urged New Zealand lawmakers on Wednesday to drop restrictions on the intake of Middle Eastern and African refugees, saying the...
06:16, 08/21/2019

Mike Pompeo Is Holding Middle East Talks on Building a Coalition Against Iran DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks Monday with leaders in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emira...
05:00, 06/25/2019

Two more B-52s, Marine expeditionary unit head to Middle East as tensions rise with Iran The Pentagon dispatched two more B-52s and a Marine expeditionary unit to the Middle East, on top of forces already there, in response to "credible t...
19:16, 05/10/2019

Oil rises on Middle East Gulf tensions; Libya field resumes output 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 Gulf, altho...
11:00, 07/22/2019

Bronx man, suspected of wanting to join Taliban, pulled from Middle East-bound plane at JFK A Bronx man was pulled from a Middle East bound-plane at JFK Airport on Friday after authorities learned the suspect was going to join the Taliban, o...
23:48, 07/26/2019

Oil prices hold steady amid Middle East tensions, weak economic data Oil prices steadied on Tuesday, caught between rising tensions in the Middle East and signs that economic growth is being hit by trade tensions betwe...
04:32, 06/18/2019

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...
16:16, 06/06/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 5-Trump, Saudi Arabia warn Iran against Middle East conflict U.S. President Donald Trump issued a new threat to Tehran on Sunday, tweeting that a conflict would be the "official end" of Iran, as Saudi Arabia wa...
05:00, 05/20/2019

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 on stops in the Middle East this week seeking support for a late June workshop ...
18:48, 05/28/2019

Kushner travels to Middle East to drum up support for Israeli-Palestinian peace plan White House senior adviser Jared Kushner has gone abroad to the Middle East in an effort to drum up support from regional leaders for his yet-to-be-u...
18:00, 05/28/2019

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...
10:48, 06/14/2019

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 ...
23:00, 06/18/2019

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...
15:16, 07/27/2019

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Middle East bid to ease US-Iran tensions The top German diplomat has made a surprise trip to Iraq to discuss regional security matters as he attempts to salvage the Iran nuclear deal. His tr...
06:16, 06/09/2019

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...
18:32, 05/24/2019

US Navy fleet sent to Middle East to ward off threats represents a target, Iranian commander says A U.S. Navy fleet sent to the Persian Gulf to ward off a potential threat to American commercial interests represents a target instead of a serious t...
08:16, 05/13/2019

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 ...
10:00, 05/26/2019

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 ...
08:16, 06/28/2019

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...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Report revealed at Ai Everything Summit in Dubai shows Middle East on pace with global counterparts Middle East companies are on pace with their global counterparts when it comes to the adoption of artificial intelligence but have some distinct diff...
14:00, 04/30/2019

U.S. seeks funds for Middle East peace plan but details are vague and Palestinians unhappy The Trump administration prepared to launch its $50 billion economic formula for Israeli-Palestinian peace in Bahrain on Tuesday but the Palestinian ...
15:48, 06/25/2019

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...
22:00, 06/22/2019

US briefing: Ending Aids, Jared's Middle East plan and opioid boss guilty Friday’s top story: landmark study finds antiretroviral drugs prevent HIV transmission. Plus, how our news habits are harming our mental health – and...
15:00, 05/03/2019

Trump sending Navy strike group to Middle East to send 'message' to Iran The United States is deploying the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the Middle East region in response to “troubli...
03:48, 05/06/2019

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...
21:00, 06/22/2019

Heatwave in Europe could lead to UK shortage of Christmas turkeys French breeders say high temperatures have led to eggs being lost and UK supplies could be hitThe UK could face a turkey shortage this Christmas as a...
22:32, 07/25/2019

| Trump Middle East plan | Israel Folau: WATCH the top world news videos for today Trump to release Middle East plan amid heightened tensions | Religious leaders speaking about Israel Folau; here are the top world news videos for to...
08:32, 06/25/2019

Iranian threat that prompted deployment of US carrier, bombers to Middle East ‘is real’, official warns The Iranian threat to American troops that prompted the deployment of an aircraft carrier and bomber task force to the Middle East “is real,” a U.S. ...
17:32, 05/06/2019

Exclusive: White House's Kushner unveils economic portion of Middle East peace plan The White House on Saturday outlined a $50 billion Middle East economic plan that would create a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and n...
00:00, 06/23/2019

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...
01:32, 07/22/2019

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...
04:32, 06/24/2019

AP sources: UConn in talks to move back into Big East HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A University of Connecticut official says the school is working to return to the Big East for basketball and other sports. The...
22:16, 06/22/2019

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...
10:16, 06/03/2019

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's Tom Barrack will at...
20:48, 06/06/2019

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 ...
00:16, 05/31/2019

Sending thousands more troops to Middle East amid Iran threat would be offensive and defensive: Gen. Jack Keane Retired four-star Gen. Jack Keane says the proposal to send thousands of troops to the Middle East amid tensions with Iran is both offensive and defe...
19:32, 05/23/2019

Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan Faces a Cross Roads 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 ...
19:00, 06/01/2019

UN Middle East Coordinator strongly condemns ‘arrests and violence’ by Hamas security forces during Gaza protests The UN’s Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process has strongly condemned the violent response by security forces in the Hamas-controlled...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Pentagon chief cites 'credible threat' from Iran as reason for moving strike group to Middle East Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said that the decision to deploy a U.S. carrier strike group and bomber task force to the Middle East came ...
23:48, 05/06/2019

Trump friend with business ties to Middle East pushed to shape U.S. policy in the region, House Democratic report says A new report by the House Oversight Committee concludes that Los Angeles-based investor Thomas J. Barrack Jr. sought to influence administration poli...
01:16, 07/30/2019

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...
19:00, 06/20/2019

UConn officially approves move from American Athletic Conference to Big East The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees officially approved the university's move from the American Athletic Conference to the Big East Confe...
22:16, 06/26/2019

German far-right party ahead in east before regional votes The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party has taken the lead in the east of the country ahead of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democra...
10:32, 08/04/2019

South Africa’s Middle Class Sours on Mandela’s Party, Tainted by Corruption President Cyril Ramaphosa is pushing to win back the support of black middle-class voters in Wednesday’s election, but many are outraged over the end...
00:48, 05/23/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Activists move abortion debate to the margins as voters favor the middle Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
04:32, 06/04/2019

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."      ...
00:16, 06/19/2019

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...
05:48, 06/19/2019

"Let Democracy Be Democracy": Robert Vadra On Priyanka Gandhi's "Arrest" After Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was stopped by police in Uttar Pradesh on her way to meet the families of 10 tribals killed earlier this ...
21:48, 07/19/2019

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...
23:32, 06/20/2019

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...
23:48, 07/31/2019

In 'clear and unmistakable message' to Iran, US deploys carrier strike group, bombers to Middle East The U.S. is deploying a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East to warn Iran, National Security Adviser Ambassador John Bolton announced....
06:16, 05/06/2019

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...
23:32, 08/02/2019

Omar Abdullah's Party Challenges Government's J&K Move In Supreme Court Omar Abdullah's National Conference has appealed in the Supreme Court against the government's move to scrap Jammu and Kashmir's special status and d...
14:32, 08/10/2019

Liberals move to purge pro-life Dems from party, amid furor over abortion laws The left flank of the Democratic Party is ramping up efforts to target and isolate pro-life Democrats, as the party base mobilizes over restrictive n...
17:48, 06/06/2019

Storms damage Arkansas apartments, leave damage in South Several people were injured when a possible tornado tore the roof off an Arkansas apartment building, part of a powerful line of thunderstorms that w...
01:32, 05/10/2019

The Great Mosque of Touba: Spiritual Home of the Mouride Brotherhood Islam has a long and impressive history in Africa. The nation of Senegal, for example, has been decisively influenced by Islam and it is the location...
12:00, 05/29/2019

Hundreds of Brotherhood supporters mourn Egypt's Mursi in Turkey Hundreds of Muslim Brotherhood supporters took to the streets of Turkey's capital and Istanbul on Tuesday, mourning former Egyptian president Mohamed...
15:16, 06/18/2019

The Brotherhood: Raymond Santana Creates a T-Shirt to Commemorate the Central Park 5 If, like me, you spent a good part of your weekend tearfully watching Ava DuVernay’s masterful When They See Us on Netflix, you likely walked away wa...
19:00, 06/03/2019

California prison slayings were part of Aryan Brotherhood conspiracy, prosecutors say A 2016 murder at Salinas Valley State Prison was part of a statewide conspiracy by 16 members and associates of the Aryan Brotherhood, prosecutors sa...
06:48, 06/07/2019

Leaders of Aryan Brotherhood white supremacist prison gang charged in killings SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Leaders of the Aryan Brotherhood prison gang were charged Thursday with directing killings and drug smuggling from within Califo...
05:00, 06/07/2019

On Stranger Things, the plot starts to move, but no one can move on “It’s probably for his muscles or something,” Max tells El as the two stand over a now-melted ice bath in the Mayfield-Hargrove bathroom. “He works o...
21:00, 07/04/2019

Politicians need to move fast as Facebook & Co move into finance - BIS Politicians need to quickly coordinate regulatory responses to new risks from technology companies like Facebook moving into finance, though banks wo...
21:16, 06/23/2019

Politicians need to move fast as Facebook & Co move into finance: BIS Politicians need to quickly coordinate regulatory responses to new risks from technology companies like Facebook moving into finance, though banks wo...
20:32, 06/23/2019

Former Military Officers, 4 Others Move Top Court Against Kashmir Move Six petitioners, including two former high-ranking military officers, have approached the Supreme Court to challenge the centre's move to scrap Jammu...
23:48, 08/17/2019

Samajwadi Party-Bahujan Samaj Party's "Talaq" Formalised: Yogi Adityanath Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday took a dig at the Samajwadi Party-Bahujan Samaj Party alliance saying their "talaq" was for...
20:00, 07/24/2019

Party people: Celebrities hit London's party scene From dining in one of the capital's fanciest restaurants to catching up over a cocktail at a new club, we've gathered pictures of celebrities enjoyin...
19:32, 05/01/2019

Former Erdogan ally resigns from AK Party, hints at rival party Former Turkish deputy prime minister Ali Babacan said on Monday he was resigning from President Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party over "deep differences" wit...
17:16, 07/08/2019

#expelmetoo: Furious Labour members who voted against party in European elections dare party to kick them out after Alastair Campbell's expulsion Furious Labour members have dared the party to kick them out after Alastair Campbell was expelled for voting for the Liberal Democrats in the Europea...
10:00, 05/29/2019

Ain’t no party like a Big Little Lies disco party The midpoint of this midseason episode of Big Little Lies hits its apex right where it should: Amabella’s ’70s disco party. You gotta hand it to the ...
04:32, 07/01/2019

Nonfiction: What, Exactly, Do We Mean by ‘Democracy’ Anyway? In “Democracy May Not Exist, but We’ll Miss It When It’s Gone,” Astra Taylor examines the ways, both good and bad, the concept has been defended, def...
01:48, 05/08/2019

“Democracy is in retreat.” Why Now? "Democracy today is battered and weakened." That sounds like a political statement ... until you consider the source, and the evidence. See and hear ...
23:48, 07/10/2019

Magid Magid: Green Party 'only solid remain party that is anti-austerity' A Green MEP candidate for the Yorkshire and Humber region, Magid Magid, has told the BBC that the Greens are the "only solid remain party that is ant...
02:16, 05/18/2019

Who are the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat? The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, the world's largest organized Muslim community, is celebrating its annual congress in Germany, where many of its memb...
23:16, 07/07/2019

Beijing Says All Arabic, Muslim Symbols To Be Taken Down Authorities in the Chinese capital have ordered halal restaurants and food stalls to remove Arabic script and symbols associated with Islam from thei...
17:32, 08/01/2019

Muslim shops in Sri Lanka attacked Violence erupted in a Sri Lankan town bombed on Easter Sunday after a largely Catholic mob attacked Muslim-owned shops and a vehicle -- prompting chu...
11:32, 05/08/2019

Fortnite is throwing an E3 after-party: Summer Block Party June 15-June 16 in L.A. The event will be at The Forum arena in Inglewood, California. In addition to celebrity tournaments, it'll also have the Fortnite Fan Festival.Read M...
15:00, 05/11/2019

Australia May Well Be the World’s Most Secretive Democracy Raids targeting journalists this week are the latest examples of how far the country’s government will go to scare officials and reporters into submi...
18:48, 06/05/2019

Sudan plots path towards democracy Sudan's pro-democracy movement and the military have signed a constitutional declaration. The two sides are aiming to put the country on a course tow...
03:32, 08/06/2019

Opinion: Hong Kong wants democracy More than one million people took to Hong Kong's streets on Sunday to protest the new extradition-to-China law. What they're calling for is totally l...
18:00, 06/12/2019

The rise of the deepfake and the threat to democracy They started out as a joke – doctored videos of celebrities doing unlikely things, from a Nicolas Cage cameo in Friends to Mark Zuckerberg boasting a...
11:16, 06/22/2019

Britain's first climate assembly: can it help fix democracy too? At meeting of randomly selected Londoners there are differing views but a respectful toneIn an airless library in north London, 56 people are trying ...
22:00, 07/19/2019

Turkey: Is mob violence undermining democracy? Opposition party leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu was attacked by an angry mob in public and nearly killed — the latest in a spate of such violence. What do...
13:48, 05/04/2019

Opinion: Turkish democracy is still alive The Turkish opposition’s victory over the ruling party in Istanbul’s rerun election is an important victory for democracy. It also sets the stage for...
06:00, 06/24/2019

Sri Lankan gov’t minister: At least 1 Muslim killed in riots A Sri Lankan Cabinet minister says a Muslim man was killed and dozens of shops and mosques were destroyed in communal violence in apparent retaliatio...
07:32, 05/14/2019

If the El Paso shooter had been Muslim ... | Moustafa Bayoumi Can you imagine what Trump and the media would have said if the shooter had been a Muslim instead of a white male? I canIf the El Paso shooter had be...
19:32, 08/06/2019

Sri Lanka Muslim gov’t leaders resign over allegations COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan Muslim politicians holding top government positions have resigned, saying they want to enable the government to ...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Man pleads guilty to killing three Muslim students The North Carolina man charged with killing three Muslim university students has pleaded guilty four years after the slayings. (June 12)   ...
03:00, 06/13/2019

India outlaws Muslim instant divorce Indian lawmakers Tuesday outlawed the Muslim practice of "triple talaq" divorce, but some questioned why the law was needed since the country's Supre...
01:48, 07/31/2019

Christians attack Muslim shops in Sri Lanka Violence erupted in a Sri Lankan town bombed on Easter Sunday after a largely Catholic mob attacked Muslim-owned shops and a vehicle -- prompting chu...
07:00, 05/08/2019

Muslim killed in Sri Lanka riots despite curfew Mobs have killed a Muslim man and vandalized mosques and stores in Sri Lanka despite a nationwide curfew. The state also shut down social media after...
14:00, 05/14/2019

Sri Lanka Muslim gov't leaders resign over allegations Sri Lankan Muslim politicians holding top government positions have resigned, saying they want to enable the government to investigate allegations ag...
20:16, 06/03/2019

Muslim discrimination results in $675k settlement A lawsuit against a Denver landlord who was recorded refusing to allow a Muslim father and son to sublease her property for a restaurant has ended in...
05:32, 05/03/2019

PEN World Voices Festival: Siri, where's my democracy? Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New ...
17:00, 05/03/2019

"They Have Gravely Damaged Democracy": P Chidambaram On Karnataka, Goa Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Thursday attacked the BJP-ruled government over the political crisis in Karnataka and Goa, saying they have "...
11:32, 07/11/2019

There’s hope for democracy in Turkey – but it needs help | Umut Özkırımlı The political awakening of the Istanbul mayoral election is like dew: it is beautiful but could easily evaporateI have never been an exile in the str...
11:48, 07/24/2019

Will Sudan’s military crush hope for democracy? At least 35 people were killed and hundreds more wounded in demonstrations, but protesters have vowed to continue their effort despite security force...
12:32, 06/05/2019

Germans support democracy, but are concerned about Islam A study by the Bertelsmann Foundation found 89% of respondents, across all religions, consider democracy to be a good form of government. But half of...
17:48, 07/11/2019

SCOTUS’s Ruling on Gerrymandering Endangers US Democracy If you were among those hoping, as were we, that Chief Justice John Roberts would vote to save American democracy from unbridled partisanship, we off...
13:32, 07/11/2019

Turkish democracy 'backsliding,' EU says in membership report An EU Commission report has said membership talks with Turkey are at a "standstill," citing eroding civil liberties and rule of law under President E...
19:16, 05/29/2019

Can Dundar: Turkish democracy will continue despite Erdogan Istanbul's mayoral election will be re-run, following an appeal from the strongman president's party. Exiled journalist Can Dundar gave DW his apprai...
02:00, 05/09/2019

Naomi Wolf: ‘We’re in a fight for our lives and for democracy’ The feminist author discusses her fears for free speech, older women, and her latest book, Outrages, a study of the persecution of gay men by the leg...
14:32, 05/19/2019

Progress for Afghan women and democracy seems vulnerable In the past two weeks, the murder of a successful young woman on a Kabul street and a chaotic brawl in parliament expose the permanent specter of vio...
17:48, 05/21/2019

The Choice in India: ‘Our Trump’ or a Messier Democracy The results of India’s parliamentary election will reveal not just a decision on Narendra Modi, but a deeper decision on what kind of government Indi...
23:16, 05/21/2019

Protests in Albania: Its democracy and EU future at stake Albania's opposition parties hold their latest anti-government protest Saturday with a strong likelihood that it will turn violent, dealing another b...
20:48, 06/07/2019

"Democracy Was Murdered By Congress": JP Nadda On Emergency 1975 Emergency Anniversary: June 25 marks the day when then prime minister Indira Gandhi had declared a state of Emergency in the country for a 21-mo...
10:16, 06/25/2019

Social media bots are damaging our democracy Social media has become our town crier. When major news breaks, roughly two-thirds of American adults now find out about it online in real-time. But ...
19:32, 08/15/2019

Benin Was a Stable Democracy. Then a New President Took Office. The West African country of Benin has prided itself on its robust democracy. But the increasingly autocratic grip of its president is threatening tha...
17:00, 07/04/2019

| ANALYSIS: Turmoil in Africa’s ‘model democracy’ Everywhere you look, there is back-stabbing, defections, grandstanding and chaos. Joel Konopo looks at the disjointed state of politics in Botswana a...
10:32, 08/02/2019

Myanmar's democracy is letting down a young generation Young people in Myanmar were enamored by the promise of democracy when Suu Kyi took power. Now they wonder if there is any hope for the future, as di...
14:48, 05/30/2019

| WATCH: Meet Australia's democracy sausage This is the democracy sausage, an Australian election day tradition. The famously barbecue-loving nation have been sizzling "snags" on polling day fo...
19:00, 05/18/2019

Social democracy's struggles and successes in Europe Germany's SPD isn't the only party of social democrats currently struggling in Europe. But while some suffer even more, others are ascendant. DW look...
10:48, 06/11/2019

Vecchio: Venezuela uprising to restore democracy Venezuelan opposition's envoy to the United States says the current uprising happening on the streets of his country, are not a 'coup,&apos...
20:00, 04/30/2019

Democracy, Property and Oligarchy in Hong Kong Maintaining Hong Kong’s position as a global financial powerhouse requires urgent action not only on resolving the political stalemate but also on de...
12:32, 08/08/2019

Western Companies Get Tangled in China's Muslim Clampdown Kraft Heinz, Adidas and Gap are among the companies whose supply chains run through Xinjiang, where China is cracking down on its largely Muslim popu...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Landlord who refused to rent to Muslim men settles lawsuit DENVER (AP) — A lawsuit against a Denver landlord who was recorded refusing to allow a Muslim father and son to sublease her property for a restauran...
08:32, 05/03/2019

Muslim model makes swimsuit issue history Boundary-breaking Muslim supermodel Halima Aden has made history once again by becoming the first model to wear a hijab and burkini in the Sports Ill...
07:48, 05/01/2019

Airbnb Hosts in China Are Discriminating Against Muslim Minorities In China, powerful systems are already being used to target entire minority populations, illustrating how a nation’s discriminatory leanings are exac...
06:16, 05/04/2019

Landlord settles discrimination case with Muslim father, son A Denver landlord who was recorded telling her tenant to find an "American person ... good like you and me" to sublease her property instead of a Mus...
01:16, 05/04/2019

How The Muslim Vote In Bengal May Play Out: Prannoy Roy's Analysis The battle for Bengal's 42 seats is proving one of the toughest this election, with the BJP aiming for 23 seats and chief minister Mamata Banerjee de...
23:00, 05/03/2019

Israel bans entry to two Muslim US congresswomen over their criticism The decision to bar Representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib is likely to deepen a rift within the Democratic Party over Israel. President Donald...
05:00, 08/16/2019

N Carolina man pleads guilty to killing 3 Muslim students DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina man charged with killing three much-admired Muslim university students has pleaded guilty four years after the...
16:00, 06/12/2019

Austria bans Muslim headscarf in primary schools Austria has passed a law intended to ban Muslim girls from wearing a headscarf in primary schools. The Jewish yarmulke and Sikh patka are not include...
07:00, 05/16/2019

US accuses China of using 'concentration camps' against Muslim minority In a highly charged attack, the Pentagon says up to 3m people could be imprisoned in detention centresThe United States has accused China on Friday o...
05:16, 05/04/2019

Muslim pilgrims pray in Mecca as haj winds down without incident Millions of haj pilgrims began heading back to Mecca for final prayers on Tuesday as the world's largest annual gathering of Muslims wound down witho...
03:16, 08/14/2019

Exclusive: Muslim insurgent group says it met with Thai government The main group fighting an insurgency in Thailand's largely Muslim south said it had held its first meeting with officials from the new Thai governme...
10:00, 08/17/2019

"Deplorable": BJP's Gautam Gambhir On Attack On Muslim Man In Gurgaon The BJP's Gautam Gambhir has come out strongly against the attack on a man in Gurgaon by a gang that knocked off his skull cap and demanded that he c...
09:00, 05/27/2019

Man Is Charged in Twitter Threat to Lynch Muslim Lawyer A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Joseph Cecil Vandevere, 52. He is accused of threatening a man who is now running for office in Virginia....
05:48, 07/02/2019

In China, Where ‘Education’ Is Indoctrination and ‘Students’ Are Muslim Detainees Seven days of reporting in the Xinjiang region undermine the government’s claim that it’s winding down its network of detention centers. ‘Graduates’ ...
05:32, 08/10/2019

What Ilhan Omar needs to learn from London’s Muslim mayor Before being elected mayor of London, Sadiq Khan was accused of having Islamist connections. He once spoke at the same conference as Sajeel Abu Ibrah...
00:32, 05/05/2019

France: Muslim women in Grenoble defy burkini ban Muslim women have pushed back against a ban on burkinis at a public pool, provoking a firm response from the far right. National Rally leader Marine ...
02:16, 06/25/2019

1 Killed In Sri Lanka Anti-Muslim Riots Despite Curfew Mobs slashed to death a Sri Lankan Muslim man despite a nationwide curfew imposed Monday night after anti-Muslim riots spread to three districts nort...
05:00, 05/14/2019

Under Modi, the Hindu-Muslim divide worsens in India NAYABANS, India — Muslims in Nayabans, an unremarkable village in northern India, say they remember a time when their children played with Hind...
19:32, 05/21/2019

Denise Ho, the pop icon of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement Cantopop singer Denise Ho was successful in the Chinese market until she joined Hong Kong's democracy movement. Although her music is now banned in C...
13:32, 08/19/2019

Algeria’s divided democracy uprising seeks end to impasse Prominent Algerians from various walks of life are trying to craft a plan for presidential elections amid divisions within the country’s democracy up...
00:00, 07/07/2019

Indonesia blocking social media to 'maintain democracy' Indonesian authorities have been criticized for blocking social media during violent post-election riots in Jakarta. DW asked Indonesian Communicatio...
18:32, 05/24/2019

Hong Kong police clash with pro-democracy protesters Activists have accused the police of using "excessive force" against protesters in Hong Kong. But the government has defended the violent escalation,...
04:32, 07/08/2019

Pompeo meets Hong Kong pro-democracy leader U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Hong Kong pro-democracy leader Martin Lee on Thursday, the State Department said, as Hong Kong activists...
11:32, 05/17/2019

'Democracy now': Protesters stage sit-in at Hong Kong airport Demonstrators crowded the arrivals hall at Hong Kong airport on Friday, handing out anti-government leaflets and waving banners in a dozen languages ...
14:00, 08/09/2019

Gillibrand's 'Democracy Dollars' Is a Great Idea for a System We Don't Have Though New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s presidential campaign has not exactly taken off—she polls at around 1 percent, if that—it has produced at l...
11:48, 05/02/2019

Mapmaker: The Gerrymandering game that puts the fun in undermining democracy Behold, the gerrymandering board game you didn't realize you wanted: Mapmaker [credit: Nathan Mattise ...
08:32, 08/20/2019

A free press is the lifeblood of democracy – journalists must not be silenced Journalists risk everything to hold power to account, crucial work for which a $1bn global fund should be establishedDaphne Caruana Galizia was drivi...
13:16, 07/05/2019

'Hong Kong mob' — How mainland Chinese see the democracy movement For weeks now, hundreds of thousands of people have demonstrated in Hong Kong against the increasing influence of the Beijing government over their r...
01:00, 08/20/2019

Istanbul’s Rebuke of Erdogan Shows That Democracy Lives In March, Turkish opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu defeated Binali Yildirim, the candidate of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and D...
14:48, 06/27/2019

Istanbul's new mayor says 'no individual or power' can threaten democracy Ekrem Imamoglu, the winner of Istanbul's mayoral election re-run, has issued a thinly veiled warning to Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to re...
14:32, 06/26/2019

Democracy falls short for people around the world: survey Only half of the world's population thinks their country is democratic, a survey published on Tuesday found, with many Western Europeans viewing bank...
08:32, 06/25/2019

Sudan bans Al-Jazeera as pro-democracy demonstrations continue All broadcaster’s work permits cancelled as military official warns protesters they are ‘a danger to the revolution’ Sudan has closed the Khartoum of...
05:48, 05/31/2019

Hard times for democracy, says historian Timothy Snyder Is liberal democracy at its end? How should we deal with the rise of populism fueled by fake news on the internet? Yale historian and world-renowned ...
21:16, 07/04/2019

Trump Praises American Democracy, Then Plies Its Divisions On the 400th anniversary of representative democracy in America, the president stuck to his script in a speech. But unscripted before and afterward, ...
02:16, 07/31/2019

Harris on Barr hearing: There's 'concern about whether or not our democracy is intact' Democratic senator and presidential candidate Kamala Harris said she has concerns about the integrity of the US government following her questioning ...
05:32, 05/02/2019

| Pro-democracy push causes transport chaos in Hong Kong Peak-hour morning train travel and international flights in Hong Kong were thrown into chaos as pro-democracy protesters launched an attempted city-w...
00:32, 08/06/2019

Article 370 Didn't Allow Democracy In J&K: Amit Shah's Speech Article 370, which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir, had to go as it was the root of terrorism in the state and was the biggest hurdle to ...
20:00, 08/05/2019

Pro-democracy Hong Kong lawmakers: Lam, not Xi, to blame for unrest Hong Kong's progressive lawmakers say they are seeking reform within the policy of "one country, two systems" that binds their city-state to mainland...
21:00, 08/15/2019

The Latest: Voided vote called ‘victory’ for democracy ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on disputed mayoral elections in Turkey (all times local): 12:35 a.m. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s spoke...
01:48, 05/07/2019

Opinion: Istanbul election re-do is a death knell for democracy Turkey's electoral authority has given in to presidential pressure: Istanbul's mayoral election will be rerun — and overseen largely by his henchmen....
01:16, 05/07/2019

Protests hold Albania’s democracy, its EU future at stake TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s opposition parties hold their latest anti-government protest Saturday with a strong likelihood that it will tu...
18:16, 06/07/2019

Next EU executive won't let Poland, Hungary off hook on democracy: diplomats The European Union's next executive will keep up forceful pressure on Poland and Hungary over rule of law deficiencies, diplomats and officials said ...
17:32, 07/18/2019

Ousted Istanbul mayor says election re-run a battle for democracy Istanbul's ousted mayor says he will go into battle for Turkish democracy next month when he stands in a re-run of an election he thought had grante...
19:00, 05/09/2019

Democracy Is Being Killed In Karnataka, Congress Tells Lok Sabha Ahead of the Karnataka Assembly vote on confidence motion of the Congress-JDS coalition government, leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chow...
11:32, 07/19/2019

The Edge of Democracy review – to the heart of Brazilian politics Petra Costa’s powerful documentary charts the state’s descent into populism and the fraying of its democratic fabricBrazilian actor-writer-director P...
15:16, 06/21/2019

National Geographic's Film On Polls To Tell "Story Of Democracy" National Geographic has shot the film over the last few months capturing the high-octane drama during campaigning period and crucial moments in parti...
18:00, 05/21/2019

Black Chapter In History Of Democracy, Says Mayawati On Karnataka BSP president Mayawati on Wednesday said the manner in which the JD(S)-Congress government in Karnataka has been pulled down will go down in the hist...
02:00, 07/25/2019

Opinion: German politician's murder is an attack on democracy Politician Walter Lübcke may have been murdered by a right-wing extremist. If that turns out to be the case, the killer was targeting the heart of Ge...
07:32, 06/19/2019

Will democracy take hold in Pakistan's restive tribal areas? The first-ever democratic election is being held in the restive Pakistani tribal region on the border with Afghanistan. Will democracy help stabilize...
16:48, 07/19/2019

Tunisia’s Democracy Is Tested, and Pulls Through, After a President’s Death Béji Caïd Essebsi was “a tightrope walker,” guiding a fledgling democracy. The initial transition after his death has been smooth, though conflict li...
21:32, 07/26/2019

PM Modi Reminds People Of Emergency; Says Don't Take Democracy For Granted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday reminded people of the Emergency and urged them not to take democracy "for granted", saying in day-to-day life...
11:48, 06/30/2019

Muslim society: ‘Disturbing’ video of children wasn’t vetted The Muslim American Society says “disturbing” video showing children speaking in Arabic about sacrifice, chopping off heads and gesticula...
18:00, 05/05/2019

Muslim society: 'Disturbing' video of children wasn't vetted The Muslim American Society says "disturbing" video showing children speaking in Arabic about sacrifice and chopping off heads wasn't vetted before b...
22:16, 05/05/2019

Saatchi Gallery covers up artworks after Muslim visitors' complaints Paintings by SKU deemed blasphemous for combining Islamic text with nude imagesA leading contemporary art gallery covered up works featuring an Islam...
20:32, 05/05/2019

Western UN envoys condemn China's Muslim 're-education' camps China is reportedly holding up to 1 million Uighurs in internment camps, described as "concentration camps" by rights groups. Diplomats rarely send o...
03:32, 07/11/2019

Gautam Gambhir Reacted On Muslim Man's Attack In "Innocence": BJP Leader Newly-elected BJP lawmaker Gautam Gambhir's tweet condemning the alleged attack on a Muslim man in Gurgaon appears to have not gone down well with a ...
10:16, 05/28/2019

US Man Gets Life In Jail For Killing Muslim Couple, Relative In 2015 A North Carolina man was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after pleading guilty on Wednesday to the murders of three you...
07:16, 06/13/2019

How Muslim model Maria Al-Sadek is shaking up the fashion industry It’s the American Dream for the digital age. Three years ago, Maria Al-Sadek was a college student living in Alabama. Now she’s a rising model, write...
09:00, 06/23/2019

Ex-black militant-turned Muslim cleric says rights violated ATLANTA (AP) — A 1960s black militant-turned Muslim cleric is challenging his imprisonment for the killing of a sheriff’s deputy in 2000, sayin...
16:00, 05/03/2019

"Say Jai Shri Ram": Jharkhand Minister Heckles Muslim Legislator On Video A minister in Jharkhand was seen on Thursday heckling a Muslim lawmaker from the Congress, asking him to shout "Jai Shri Ram" just outside the state ...
14:48, 07/26/2019

Muslim woman sues Louisville over jail photo taken without her hijab Clara Ruplinger says in her lawsuit that "removing her headscarf in the presence of men with no familial relation violated her religious beliefs." &...
10:32, 08/01/2019

Sri Lanka imposes overnight curfew after anti-Muslim attacks Police announced the curfew after sectarian violence erupted in several towns in the country's North Western Province. Authorities also shut down soc...
20:00, 05/13/2019

Mass grave in Bosnia presumed to hold Muslim war victims The prosecutor’s office in Bosnian says a mass grave has been discovered near the capital of Sarajevo that is presumed to hold the remains of Bosnian...
17:32, 06/05/2019

China Destroyed Mosques and Other Muslim Sites in Xinjiang, Report Says New research suggests that China may have undertaken large-scale destruction of Islamic sites in its western Xinjiang province, where Muslim minoriti...
09:48, 05/07/2019

Muslim students return to pool a year after told to leave WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A group of Muslim students have returned to a Delaware public pool a year after they were asked to leave because of their cot...
20:00, 06/29/2019

| Escalating Sri Lankan anti-Muslim riots claim first life Parts of Sri Lanka were under indefinite curfew and social media banned after a man was killed by a sword-wielding mob in an escalating anti-Muslim b...
15:32, 05/14/2019

Muslim detective can pursue $7M discrimination suit against city: judge A Manhattan federal judge has ruled that a Muslim former member of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s protective detail can continue his lawsuit against th...
14:32, 08/17/2019

Democratic leaders back Muslim lawmaker after Holocaust comments U.S. Democratic leaders on Monday rallied behind a freshman lawmaker on Monday after President Donald Trump and other Republicans attacked her over c...
05:48, 05/14/2019

Sri Lanka Army Denies Colluding With Anti-Muslim Rioters Sri Lanka's army today denied allegations that its troops colluded with anti-Muslim mobs and failed to contain widespread riots that killed one man i...
01:32, 05/17/2019

Muslim pilgrims descend on Mecca for haj, Saudis warn against politics Hundreds of thousands of white-clad pilgrims, many gripping umbrellas to ward off Saudi Arabia's blistering summer sun, descended on Mecca this week ...
19:00, 08/08/2019

Muslim Men Beaten Up In Assam's Barpeta, Forced To Chant "Jai Shri Ram" Complaints were filed against a little-known right-wing organisation on Thursday for allegedly assaulting a group of Muslim men in Assam and forcing ...
22:16, 06/20/2019

Thai official dismisses Muslim insurgent demand on detainees A Thai deputy prime minister dismissed on Monday a demand made by a Malay Muslim group to free those detained over alleged links to the long-running ...
09:32, 08/19/2019

All 9 of Sri Lanka’s Muslim Ministers Resign, as Bombing Backlash Intensifies The resignations were in response to a hunger strike by a Buddhist monk who said he would fast until he died unless one of the ministers, as well as ...
01:00, 06/04/2019

| Sri Lanka blocks social media after anti-Muslim riots Sri Lanka blocked access to Facebook and WhatsApp after a posting sparked anti-Muslim riots across several towns in the latest fallout from the Easte...
03:32, 05/14/2019

DOE slacking on Jewish, Muslim dietary options at schools: councilman A free-lunch pilot program for Jewish and Muslim city school kids with religious dietary restrictions has been plagued by delays, two politicians cha...
00:00, 05/20/2019

China Said It Closed Muslim Detention Camps. There’s Reason to Doubt That. Seven days of reporting in the Xinjiang region undermine the government’s claim that it’s winding down its network of indoctrination centers. ‘Gradua...
08:00, 08/10/2019

U.S. Democratic leaders back Muslim lawmaker after Holocaust comments U.S. Democratic leaders on Monday rallied behind a freshman lawmaker on Monday after President Donald Trump and other Republicans attacked her over c...
03:32, 05/14/2019

Muslim community shuns women released from prison, says report There is a ‘much more forgiving attitude’ towards Muslim male offenders, say former convictsThe Muslim community in Britain shuns women who have been...
19:00, 07/15/2019

Xinjiang's Uyghurs didn't choose to be Muslim, new Chinese report says China has delved back centuries in an attempt to justify its alleged mass detention of up to two million Uyghurs and other minorities in the far-west...
08:32, 07/22/2019

Boris Johnson claimed Islam put Muslim world 'centuries behind' Anger as 2007 essay lamenting ‘no spread of democracy’ in Islamic world comes to light Boris Johnson has been strongly criticised for arguing Islam h...
19:00, 07/15/2019

3 accused in plot to attack NY Muslim enclave plead guilty ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Three of four suspects accused of plotting to attack an upstate New York Muslim community have pleaded guilty. Nineteen-year-o...
20:16, 06/28/2019

The German Data Diver Who Exposed China's Muslim Crackdown Research by Adrian Zenz, a born-again Christian anthropologist working alone in a German suburb, thrust China and the West into one of their biggest ...
14:32, 05/21/2019

Man Didn't Want a 'Muslim Fellow' to Deliver His Order - How Zomato Responded Zomato on Wednesday came out on Twitter to defend its decision to not change the food delivery executive for a customer, who objected to the executiv...
12:16, 07/31/2019

Muslim prison guard accuses Georgia agency of discrimination ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia prison guard who recently converted to Islam says the state Department of Corrections won’t allow her to wear a hijab ...
15:00, 05/16/2019

Floodwaters damage historic sub (KJRH/NBC News) Repair estimates are in for a World War II submarine pushed from its resting spot at an Oklahoma war memorial when floodwaters hit in...
02:00, 07/09/2019

When It Comes to the Census, the Damage Among Immigrants Is Already Done With or without a citizenship question on the census form, the political climate has made immigrant communities wary of opening their doors for censu...
03:48, 06/28/2019

What to know about alcohol and brain damage Alcohol has many effects on the body and can potentially damage the brain. Long-term and short-term effects can result in a range of physical and psy...
01:32, 07/04/2019

Crowd at huge Prague rally says Czech democracy is at risk The biggest anti-government protest in Prague since the 1989 pro-democratic Velvet Revolution is underway as Czechs urge Prime Minister Andrej Babis ...
22:16, 06/23/2019

Sudan just got a step closer to full democracy. Big obstacles remain After almost nine months of violence and wrangling, Sudan came a step closer to a civilian government on Saturday when opposition leaders and militar...
23:32, 08/19/2019

'Democracy has been hijacked by white men': how minority rule now grips America The US is becoming more diverse and progressive, but white men’s grip on power is being exercised via the courts, gerrymandering and dark money in po...
12:32, 05/24/2019

U.S. imposes visa restrictions on Nigerians involved in 'undermining democracy' The U.S. State Department said on Tuesday it had imposed visa restrictions on Nigerians it said were involved in trying to undermine democracy in pre...
00:16, 07/24/2019

| 'P is for protest': Hong Kong families join pro-democracy rally Armed with balloons and strollers, several hundred families have taken to the streets in Hong Kong to show support for pro-democracy protests that ar...
14:00, 08/10/2019

'P is for protest': Hong Kong families take to the streets in pro-democracy rally Event billed as rally to ‘guard our children’s future’ given permit by authorities, unlike others planned for weekendArmed with balloons and stroller...
09:00, 08/10/2019

Is India the frontline in big tech’s assault on democracy? | John Harris Social media such as WhatsApp may enable voters, but encrypted messaging polarises them and blocks public scrutinyIn 10 days’ time, two political dra...
08:48, 05/13/2019

Hate campaign spending? Gillibrand's 'democracy dollars' would put it on steroids Presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., has a new plan to tackle money in politics: Create a subsidy for political candidates so lavi...
13:32, 05/02/2019

Signing of Sudan Accord Begins Anxious Wait for Democracy Protesters celebrated, with trepidation, a power-sharing deal signed in Sudan on Wednesday that gives the military an extra 21 months of control befo...
11:32, 07/18/2019

India A Great Democracy, Says Mike Pompeo In Independence Day Message The friendship between India and the US has flourished into a strategic partnership in the last two decades and the two countries now cooperate on im...
14:00, 08/15/2019

Thousands protest in Hong Kong as democracy movement marches on Protest that began over extradition bill sees citizens come out against government for seventh weekendThousands of demonstrators have marched in Hong...
12:00, 07/21/2019

Istanbul votes in mayoral re-run, in test for Turkish democracy, Erdogan Millions of Istanbul residents began voting on Sunday in a re-run of a mayoral election that has become a referendum on President Tayyip Erdogan's po...
08:00, 06/23/2019

Canada says Cuba will have a role to play in Venezuela's return to democracy Cuba will have a role to play in Venezuela's return to democracy, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Friday, even though Ottawa and ...
02:48, 06/08/2019

Germany grants asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy activists Two pro-democracy activists from Hong Kong have sought and secured refugee status in Germany. The decision shows concern that Beijing is limiting rig...
23:16, 05/22/2019

US, China Exchange War Of Words Over Pro-Democracy Protests In Hong Kong The United States and China have stepped up an increasingly harsh war of words over pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, as Beijing seeks to push its...
20:00, 08/10/2019

"Still A Democracy?": Priyanka Gandhi Slams "Arrest" Of Congress Leaders Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday slammed the centre over the alleged arrest of party leaders in Jammu and Kashmir, claiming that the...
23:48, 08/17/2019

The Family: inside the sinister sect that has infected western democracy A disturbing new Netflix documentary shows how a right-wing Christian organisation has for decades secretly swayed US politics ... all the way to the...
16:00, 08/15/2019

Hong Kong protests call for democracy, rally for China Pro-democracy and pro-government demonstrators have rallied in Hong Kong, highlighting the political divide in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory....
19:00, 08/17/2019

Democracy and China top German agenda in Brazil diplomatic visit Foreign Minister Heiko Maas will discuss human rights with Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro before heading to Colombia, where millions of Venezuelan...
14:32, 05/01/2019

The Guardian view on facial recognition: a danger to democracy | Editorial We don’t want our faces stored in vast databases, whether these are public or privateThe pressure group Liberty has denounced automatic facial recogn...
17:48, 06/10/2019

News Analysis: The Choice in India: ‘Our Trump’ or a Messier Democracy The results of India’s Parliamentary election will reveal not just a decision on Narendra Modi, but a deeper decision on what kind of government Indi...
16:00, 05/20/2019

'Is this how American democracy is supposed to work?' | Justice Elena Kagan In an excoriating dissent, Elena Kagan and the supreme court’s liberal justices accused the court’s majority of shirking its constitutional dutySupre...
19:16, 06/27/2019