Powerful Abu Dhabi Crown Prince entangled by Mueller report

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – One of the most powerful leaders in the United Arab Emirates has found himself entangled in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian interference in America’s 2016 election. Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, believed to be the Emirates’ day-to-day ruler, is […]

Lebanon today: Friday April 19th Top news

  Here are the top stories for Lebanon today: Shocking figures about public sector wages reveled by Lebanon Finance Minister Finance Minister Ali Hassan Khalil revealed shocking figures related to salaries of some government employees  after the public outcry that was provoked by government plans to cut wages as part of strict austerity measures to counter an economic […]

Lebanon today: Thursday April 18th Top news

Here are the top stories for Lebanon today: FM Bassil reportedly meets  a senior Israeli official in Moscow Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil has reportedly met with a senior  Israeli official in Moscow and  discussed  issues of mutual interest, including the, Borders,  Syria , the Assad regime and the issue of Iranian weapons factories in Lebanon, […]

House leader under fire for saying “impeaching Trump isn’t ‘worthwhile’ after Mueller report”

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said on Thursday afternoon that it’s “not worthwhile” for the Democratic Party to try to impeach the president following the release of a redacted version of the special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation report “Based on what we have seen to date, going forward on impeachment is not worthwhile at […]

Sisi could rule Egypt until 2030 after the parliament amended the constitution

Egypt’s parliament on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved constitutional amendments allowing President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to stay in power until 2030. The vote will be followed by a referendum set for April 20-22 Deputies also backed other sweeping changes to the constitution including to give the military greater influence in political life as well as granting Sisi […]

Erdogan’s party loses Istanbul election race , Ekrem Imamoglu declared Mayor

Turkey’s main opposition candidate was declared Istanbul’s mayor Wednesday after election recounts were completed, despite an appeal still pending by President Tayyip Erdogan’s party to re-run the vote. Initial results from the March 31 local elections gave a narrow victory to the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) in Turkey’s commercial hub, ending 25 years […]

Lebanon today: Wednesday April 17th Top news

Here are the top stories for Lebanon today: Lebanese PM warns of catastrophe without austerity Lebanon faces catastrophe if the government does not agree what may be the most austere budget in its history, the prime minister said on Wednesday, urging national unity and saying everyone should be ready for sacrifices if necessary. Lebanese draft […]

Iran is facing the worst locust attack in 40 years

A locust outbreak in the Arabian peninsula has been spreading to Iran, threatening crops and food security in large areas of the coastal province of Hormozgan, an official said. Director of a department at Horkozgan’s agricultural organization told Tasnim that Iran is facing the worst locust attack in the past 40 years. He said several […]