Why did Trump fire the FBI Director ? Cover-up of Russia investigation suspected

President Donald Trump made waves on Tuesday as the White House announced he had suddenly fired FBI Director James Comey, immediately sparking an intense flurry of reactions across the political world. Comey’s termination is on the heels of the FBI clarifying inaccuracies in a passionate and dramatic testimony Comey had given the week prior over […]

Iran coal mine explosion kills 35: state media

An explosion in a coal mine in northern Iran on Wednesday killed at least 35 workers and injured scores, state media reported. The blast occurred at 12:45 p.m. local time (0815 GMT) in the Zemestanyurt mine when workers tried to jump-start a locomotive. Ali Rabiei, minister of cooperatives, labor and social welfare was quoted as […]

Trump assures Abbas on Israeli-Palestinians peace deal: “We will get it done”

President Donald Trump committed the United States Wednesday to helping Israel and the Palestinians reach peace, telling visiting Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas: “We will get it done.” Trump spoke after welcoming Abbas to the White House for a meeting aimed at relaunching talks that have failed repeatedly to resolve the decades-old conflict. “I’ve always heard […]

Clinton blames Russia, FBI chief for 2016 election loss

By Philip Rucker Hillary Clinton emerged from political hibernation Tuesday by declaring herself “part of the resistance” to Donald Trump’s presidency — and spreading blame for why it is not her sitting in the Oval Office. Making a rare public appearance, Clinton attributed her surprise loss in the 2016 election to interference by Russian hackers […]

Plea by son of Venezuelan official Tarek Saab to “end the injustice “stirs nation !

The son of Venezuela’s pro-government human rights ombudsman has surprised the crisis-struck nation by publicly calling on his father to end “injustice” amid major protests against the leftist administration. The opposition accuses ombudsman Tarek Saab of turning a blind eye to human rights abuses and a lurch into dictatorship by Venezuela’s unpopular President Nicolas Maduro. […]

Netanyahu issues stern warning on Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Friday in an exclusive Fox News interview that the world cannot allow Iran to develop a nuclear weapon. Netanyahu theorized to Sean Hannity about what the outcome would be in a confrontation where an “Islamist terror state” has nuclear weapons. He warned of irreparable damage and said “we cannot […]

Governor Salameh’s term is widely expected to be renewed

As was widely expected the majority of Lebanon’s political parties have agreed to renew the term of Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh and are debating whether the renewal will be for three or six years, according to report by al-Akhbar daily on Friday. All the top leaders including Prime Minister Saad Hariri, Speaker Nabih Berri, […]

Assad claims Syria chemical attack was ‘fabrication’, despite evidence

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has dismissed reports of last week’s chemical attack as “100% fabrication,” an assertion contradicted by numerous eyewitness accounts and independent analysis. In an interview with the AFP news agency, conducted under restrictions imposed by the Syrian government at the presidential palace in Damascus, Assad claimed the reported details of what happened […]

Scores killed including children in a suspected Syrian government chemical gas attack

A suspected Syrian government chemical attack killed scores of people, including children, in the northwestern province of Idlib on Tuesday, a monitoring group, medics and rescue workers in the rebel-held area said. The Syrian military denied responsibility and said it would never use chemical weapons. The head of the health authority in rebel-held Idlib said […]