Iraq seeks to enforce rule of law: President

Iraqi gov’t has been seeking to curb armed groups and arrest officials involved in financial, administrative corruption. Iraqi President Barham Salih said Saturday that he...

Iran’s coronavirus death toll climbs above 24,000 – health official

(Reuters) - Iran’s coronavirus death toll has risen by 166 to 24,118, a health ministry spokeswoman told state TV on Saturday. The total number of...

New UK lockdown likely sooner rather than later: former advisor

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is likely to need to reintroduce some national coronavirus lockdown measures sooner rather than later, a former senior government health...

France, Lebanon at stalemate over proposed deadline

Elysee expresses disappointment over Lebanon's failure to form new government by mid-September, urges action. French President Emmanuel Macron expressed disappointment Wednesday over Lebanon's failure to...

Pakistan to set up 18 markets along Afghan, Iran border

PM Imran Khan initially approves 3 markets to be completed by February. Pakistan will establish 18 markets along its border with Iran and Afghanistan, according...

China releases white paper amid concerns over Xinjiang

Beijing says employment rising in Xinjiang as global outcry grows over rights abuses against Uighurs. China on Thursday released a so-called "white paper" on its...

British scientist urges gov’t to tighten COVID-19 rules

A government scientist has warned that unless the UK government implements further coronavirus restrictions, the country will be at risk from a second national...

UK Largest Union Passes Anti-apartheid Motion against Israel

Britain’s largest trade union, the Trades Union Congress (TUC), has passed a motion identifying Israel as a state practicing apartheid and called for the...

Britain’s G7 presidency to unite post-coronavirus world, PM Boris Johnson says

Britain will use its presidency of the G7 next year to heal divisions caused by the global coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said...

1982 Beirut massacre still haunts survivors of ‘Sabra and Shatila’ Palestinian...

Witnesses to one of bloodiest massacres in modern history tell their stories of horror. Even after 38 years, the massacre that left thousands of Palestinians...

India woos Iran to keep China away from Chabahar Port

India has high stakes in Chabahar, its most important gateway to Afghanistan and Central Asia. India seems to have grown uneasy over the growing closeness...

Top UK diplomat visits US to reassure over Brexit bill

Senior US politicians said any move that risks Good Friday Agreement will rule out potential US-UK trade deal. British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab flew to...

London could implement curfew to prevent 2nd virus wave

Limiting socializing also limits amount of time people spend in close contact with others, says leading health official. London could introduce a city-wide curfew to...

Egypt never learn from ‘war defeats’ is now playing the ‘Arab...

By Yasin Aktay : My statements on Turkey-Egypt relations in a recent interview in Arabic with www.araby21.com, a popular website in the Arab world, garnered...

Bosnia-Herzegovina detains 9 former officers over wartime killings of 44 Bosniak...

Authorities in Bosnia on Wednesday arrested nine Bosnian Serb former military officers and troops suspected of killing 44 Bosniak civilians during the 1992-95 war. So...

Black & Ethnic Minorities made up 78% of US Covid-19 pediatric...

Racial minorities accounted for 78% of Covid-19 deaths under the age of 21 in the United States between February and July, a government report...

Pandemic shows need for ‘European Health Union,’ EU chief says

The president of the European Commission urged European Union members to build a stronger health union Wednesday, promising a biomedical research agency and a...

Macron to go to Lithuania and Latvia amid Russia tensions

French President Emmanuel Macron will visit Lithuania and Latvia this month and see French NATO troops in the region, Macron's department said on Wednesday,...

Barbados says it will remove Queen Elizabeth as head of state

Barbados wants to remove Britain's Queen Elizabeth as its head of state and become a republic, the Caribbean nation's government has said. A former British...