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Arab leaders denounce Netanyahu’s plan to annex Palestinian territories

Israeli prime minister’s proposal would ‘kill all chances of peace’, says JordanArab leaders have denounced Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan to annex large swathes of the Palestinian territories if he is re-...

Arab leaders denounce Netanyahu’s plan to annex Palestinian territories

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2019-07-31, 17:52

Arab League calls Netanyahu plan to annex West Bank areas 'aggression' Arab foreign ministers condemned a plan by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to annex parts of the occupied West Bank as "aggression" undermining any chances of a peace settlement with the Palestinians....
2019-09-11, 02:26

Kushner to invite Arab leaders to hear peace plan: report ​Top White House adviser and President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner will reportedly invite Arab leaders to a planned peace summit at Camp David when he travels this week to the Middle East. ​Kushner, assigned by the president to pull off the “deal of the century,” is visiting I...
2019-07-31, 21:00

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2019-08-28, 05:39

Arab ministers to discuss financial support for Palestinian Authority: agency Arab finance ministers will hold an emergency meeting in Cairo on Sunday to discuss helping the Palestinian Authority cope with a deepening cash crunch amid a persistent dispute with Israel over payments to families of jailed and deceased militants....
2019-06-23, 04:13

Arab League head warns no Mideast peace deal without Palestinian state The head of the Arab League warned on Monday that attempts to solve the Israel-Palestinian conflict will be in vain without the establishment of a Palestinian state on all territories occupied by Israel in the 1967 Middle East war....
2019-06-17, 17:52

G20 leaders urged to denounce Japan's 'cruel assault' on whales Environmentalists from around the world urged global leaders at the G20 summit on Friday not to "turn a blind eye" to what they called a "cruel assault on whales" planned by host Japan when it restarts commercial whaling next week....
2019-06-28, 02:39

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2019-09-14, 04:26

Israel Plan To Annex West Bank Would Violate International Law: UN Chief UN chief Antonio Guterres warned Wednesday that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's plan to annex a key part of the occupied West Bank would violate international law....
2019-09-12, 07:13

Iraq opposes final statement from Arab leaders' emergency meeting: live TV Iraq opposed on Friday a final statement released by Arab countries that were gathered for an emergency meeting in Saudi Arabia, which condemned Iran's "interference" in other countries' affairs, Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit said in a speech broadcast live on television....
2019-05-31, 04:52

Netanyahu announces post-election plan to annex part of occupied West Bank Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his intention on Tuesday to annex the Jordan Valley in the occupied West Bank if he wins next week's general election....
2019-09-10, 19:39

Kushner says Palestinian leaders are acting 'hysterical and stupid' Jared Kushner, President Trump's son-in-law and White House adviser, slammed Palestinian leadership as acting "hysterical and stupid" for refusing to participate in a peace and economic development conference he organized in Bahrain....
2019-07-05, 02:26

Israeli PM Netanyahu announces post-election plan to annex West Bank’s Jordan Valley Israeli political commentators saw Netanyahu's declaration, in a speech broadcast live on Israel's main TV channels, as a bid to siphon support away from far-right rivals who have long advocated annexation of Jewish settlements in the West Bank....
2019-09-11, 04:00

Benjamin Netanyahu announces post-election plan to annex part of occupied West Bank Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his intention on Tuesday to annex the Jordan Valley in the occupied West Bank if he wins next week's general election....
2019-09-10, 19:39

Israel's Netanyahu announces post-election plan to annex West Bank's Jordan Valley Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his intention on Tuesday to annex the Jordan Valley, a large swathe of the occupied West Bank, if he wins a closely contested election just a week away....
2019-09-11, 02:26

Palestinian leaders say U.S. plans for ‘Peace to Prosperity’ summit slights them Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh said Palestinians were not interested in improving life under Israeli occupation but in ending it altogether....
2019-05-21, 15:39

Palestinian Business Leaders Reject Trump’s Economic Overture The Trump administration is organizing a conference to show Palestinian business leaders the economic benefits of its Mideast peace plan. The Palestinians are saying no thanks....
2019-05-21, 14:38

Trump's Lead Negotiator on Arab-Israeli Peace Plan to Exit President Trump’s lead negotiator on his highly anticipated Arab-Israeli peace plan will be leaving the White House soon, throwing further into question the administration’s efforts to resolve the decades-old Israeli-Palestinian conflict....
2019-09-05, 19:52

Trump's Son-In-Law's Economic Plan For Mideast Peace Faces Arab Rejection US President Donald Trump's economic vision as part of the wider plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was met with contempt, repudiation and exasperation in the Arab world, even as some in......
2019-06-23, 08:26

Kushner’s economic plan for Mideast peace faces broad Arab rejection RIYADH/AMMAN/CAIRO – Arab politicians and commentators greeted US President Donald Trump’s $50 billion Middle East economic vision with a mixture of derision and exasperation, although some in the Gulf called for it to be given a chance. In Israel, Tzachi Hanegbi, a Cabinet member close to Pri...
2019-06-24, 10:13

Kushner's economic plan for Mideast peace faces broad Arab rejection U.S. President Donald Trump's economic vision as part of the wider plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was met with contempt, repudiation and exasperation in the Arab world, even as some in the Gulf called for it to be given a chance....
2019-06-23, 04:13

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 suite of 179 business and infrastructure projects Saturday that presidential advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner will present to a gathering of Arab ...
2019-06-22, 22:13

At Arab League Summit, Guterres reaffirms strong link between UN and people of Arab world Attending the Summit of the League of Arab States in Tunis, Tunisia, on Sunday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres, recognized the critical importance of the region on the international stage and called for even stronger cooperation between the UN and the Arab States....
2019-05-21, 15:39

Palestinian PM expects no political plan from U.S. Bahrain workshop A day after the Trump administration wrapped up an international conference meant to lay the economic foundations for Israeli-Palestinian peace, the Palestinian premier said it was "divorced from reality" and unlikely to evolve into a political plan....
2019-06-27, 18:39

Rejecting taboos, Palestinian businessman welcomes US plan JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian businessman who flouts political taboos by working with Israeli settlers in the West Bank could soon have a role in President Donald Trump’s peace plan. While Palestinian officials have rejected next month’s planned Mideast conference in Bahrain, Ashraf Jab...
2019-05-22, 09:13

US official leading Israeli-Palestinian peace plan resigns Jason Greenblatt, the architect of the US plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace, has stepped down. His exit without releasing a peace plan has sparked more uncertainty over Washington's strategy....
2019-09-06, 04:39

Factbox: U.S. plan for Palestinian economy envisions $50 billion investment White House senior adviser Jared Kushner is to formally unveil the first part of his Middle East peace plan during a Bahrain conference next week, outlining a path for development of the fragile economies of the Palestinian territories and three neighboring Arab countries....
2019-06-22, 17:52

U.S. Mideast plan to boost Palestinian resistance: Iran parliament head Iran's parliament speaker said on Sunday a U.S. Middle East peace plan was "toying with a nation's dignity" and would lead to stronger resistance against Israel by Palestinian militant groups, the Iranian state news agency IRNA reported....
2019-06-23, 17:01

Iran's Khamenei calls U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace a 'dangerous plot' Iran's supreme leader said on Monday that a U.S. plan to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians through development fueled by international investment was a "dangerous plot" to destroy Palestinian identity with money....
2019-07-22, 12:52

Trump is 'very fond' of Palestinian President Abbas, willing to engage on peace plan: Kushner U.S. President Donald Trump is "very fond" of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and is willing to engage him on the U.S. peace proposal at the right time, White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said on Wednesday....
2019-07-03, 16:39

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu advances plan for Palestinian housing in West Bank Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is promoting 700 new Palestinian housing units alongside 6,000 Israeli units in the West Bank, just weeks after a controversial move to demolish apartments in East Jerusalem....
2019-07-31, 20:52

Trump adviser: 'Iran is very likely a significant spoiler' to Israeli-Palestinian peace plan Iranian officials could sabotage U.S. efforts to broker a deal between the Israelis and the Palestinians, according to one of President Trump’s top advisers on the issue....
2019-07-09, 02:39

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-unveiled Israeli-Palestinian peace plan....
2019-05-28, 18:13

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 economic development plan for the Palestinians, Jordan, Egypt and Lebanon, an administration official said on Sunday....
2019-07-21, 22:52

House leaders: Bevin’s pension plan still short of votes FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky House leaders say the governor’s pension bill still lacks enough votes to pass their chamber, even with some changes that were revealed this week. House Majority Floor Leader John “Bam” Carney said Thursday “the vote count probably didn’t ...
2019-06-07, 00:13

Pacific Islands leaders agree on climate plan with loopholes Pacific Islands leaders failed to agree on tough new climate change commitments at an annual summit on Thursday, agreeing instead to endorse a plan that allows them to opt out of specific measures they opposed....
2019-08-16, 16:26

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2019-06-28, 23:52

Trump cancels plan to host Taliban leaders at presidential retreat Donald Trump has claimed he was set to meet with leaders of the Taliban at his presidential retreat before they admitted to an attack which killed a US soldier....
2019-09-08, 05:13

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2019-08-19, 19:00

Southern Baptist leaders plan to remedy 'insufficient' approach to abuse claims Southern Baptists hope to take steps at their upcoming annual meeting in Birmingham, Ala., to address continuing reports of sexual abuse in their denomination....
2019-06-04, 18:13

Kushner meets with leaders of Jordan, Israel on first day of Mideast tour to unveil peace plan Jared Kushner met with the leaders of Jordan and Israel on Wednesday to outline the administration's Mideast peace plan on the first day of a five-country tour through the region....
2019-08-01, 14:52

British overseas territories top corporate tax loophole index Britain's offshore territories the British Virgin Islands (BVI), Bermuda and the Cayman Islands were named in a study released on Wednesday as the most significant jurisdictions used by global companies to minimise their tax bills....
2019-05-28, 22:13

50 US states, territories launch Google antitrust probe Attorneys general from 48 states, as well as from the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, officially kicked off their preliminary investigation on Monday...
2019-09-09, 23:39

Google faces antitrust investigation by 50 US states and territories Regulators are growing more concerned about company’s impact on smaller companies striving to compete in Google’s marketsFifty US states and territories, led by Texas, announced an investigation into Google’s “potential monopolistic behavior”.The Monday announcement closely followed one from a separ...
2019-09-10, 00:00

Jammu And Kashmir To Become 2 Union Territories, Parliament On Board The bill to split Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories sailed through Lok Sabha on Tuesday, with some opposition parties walking out, bringing down the majority mark, and others siding with......
2019-08-06, 17:00

BRICS Urges Nations To Prevent Terrorist Actions From Their Territories India along with other BRICS nations on Friday called on all states to prevent financing of terrorist networks and of terrorist actions from their territories, as they pledged to combat terrorism and......
2019-06-28, 15:13

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2019-09-09, 23:39

US military construction projects in 23 states, 21 countries, 3 territories affected by fund diversion to border wall A senior defense official detailed  the military construction projects which will be affected by Secretary of Defense Mark Esper's approval to difert $3.6 billion in military construction funding to build or repair 175 miles of wall along the southern border....
2019-09-05, 04:00

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2019-07-16, 02:52

Omar, Tlaib denounce Israel over travel restrictions Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib continued to criticize Israel Monday, slamming Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for barring the two lawmakers from visiting last week over their vocal criticism of his government. Tlaib and Omar, the first two Muslim women elected to Congress, held a news conferen...
2019-08-20, 03:00

Peru: Protesters march to denounce violence against women Hundreds of women have taken part in a demonstration in Peru's capital, Lima, to draw attention to the problem of gender violence in the country. Peru has one of the highest rates of violence against women in the region....
2019-08-18, 10:39

Freshmen congresswomen denounce Trump's attacks as a 'distraction': 'We will not be silenced' Reps. Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib said Trump challenged them personally because he was not able to defeat them on the policy level....
2019-07-16, 02:13

Islamic authorities in Malaysian state denounce Shi'ites in sermon Religious authorities in a Malaysian state denounced Shi'ite Islam on Friday and asked mosques to call in sermons on their congregations to be vigilant over the spread of the "deviant teachings" of the Shi'ite sect....
2019-09-06, 14:00

Company executives denounce abortion restrictions in New York Times ad Scores of technology, media and fashion executives took out a full-page advertisement in the New York Times on Monday to denounce restricting access to abortion and other reproductive healthcare....
2019-06-10, 17:39

Netanyahu says he'll annex parts of West Bank if re-elected Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says if he's re-elected and able to form a coalition, he'll apply Israeli sovereignty over the Jordan Valley and the northern Dead Sea....
2019-09-11, 13:52

US ambassador: Israel has right to annex parts of West Bank David Friedman gives interview to New York Times‘Israel has right to some, but unlikely all’ of disputed territoryThe US ambassador to Israel did not rule out an Israeli move to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, land the Palestinians seek for a state, in an interview with the New York Times pub...
2019-06-09, 01:39

A Look at the West Bank Area Netanyahu Vowed to Annex The Jordan Valley and northern Dead Sea are considered strategically vital zones by Israel for security. If Israel annexed them, it would encircle any future Palestinian state in the West Bank....
2019-09-11, 02:00

U.S. Ambassador Says Israel Has Right to Annex Parts of West Bank Ambassador David M. Friedman opened the door to American acceptance of Israel’s annexation of parts of the West Bank, a move that would violate international law....
2019-06-08, 10:00

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2019-09-09, 16:26

Taliban denounce Afghan election, warn that rallies face attack The Taliban on Tuesday denounced as a sham a presidential election due next month, saying their fighters would do everything they could to block it, while urging people to stay away from rallies that could be attacked....
2019-08-06, 09:52

Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia denounce decision on Amazon domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision by the organization that manages internet protocol to grant global retailer Amazon Inc the rights to the .amazon domain....
2019-05-27, 01:26

Democratic presidential candidates denounce Biden's comments about segregationist senators Bill de Blasio and Cory Booker denounced Biden by name in a break with the practice most Democrats have followed on the trail thus far. Both men framed their criticism in personal terms....
2019-06-19, 20:52

Polish towns denounce LGBT people ahead of European elections SWIDNIK, Poland – Teresa Drzewiecka grew up during World War II when German and Soviet troops battled for control of her town of Swidnik in eastern Poland. Now 83, she sees another threat to her country’s survival: lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. “Let children have a fath...
2019-05-21, 20:00

Netanyahu Vows to Annex Jordan River Valley If Re-Elected Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he would annex a huge swath of the West Bank along the border with Jordan if he stays in power after next week’s election, in a last-minute push to draw conservative votes....
2019-09-11, 11:00

Netanyahu rushed off stage after vow to annex part of West Bank Israel's prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been rushed off stage during a rocket siren, hours after announcing plans to annex some settlements in the West Bank if he wins re-election....
2019-09-11, 00:00

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2019-07-16, 11:26

Hong Kong protesters denounce Cathay Pacific for firing cabin crew Hundreds of people protested in Hong Kong on Wednesday to denounce Cathay Pacific Airways for dismissing crew taking part in or supporting anti-government rallies that have swept the Chinese-ruled city for weeks....
2019-08-28, 20:00

Hundreds of Astronomers Denounce Arrest of Native Hawaiians Protesting Thirty Meter Telescope All week, opponents to the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) have been putting their bodies on the line to prevent construction from starting on top of Hawaii’s Mauna Kea. Now these opponents, who are largely Native Hawaiian, are finding allies among an unlikely group: astronomers, including those whose ...
2019-07-19, 02:26

Israel PM Pledge To Annex Jordan Valley Dangerous Escalation: Saudi Saudi Arabia on Wednesday condemned as a "dangerous escalation" Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's controversial pledge to annex the Jordan Valley in the occupied West Bank if he is......
2019-09-11, 06:00

Netanyahu vows to annex large parts of occupied West Bank Israeli PM says he will seek to make move ‘in maximum coordination with Trump’Benjamin Netanyahu has announced he will annex large swathes of the occupied Palestinian territories if he is re-elected, a decision that for decades has been considered an endgame scenario for Palestinians’ aspirations of...
2019-09-10, 21:13

Netanyahu vows to annex part of West Bank after Israel election In a live TV address, Israel's prime minister said he plans to annex the Jordan Valley in the occupied West Bank if he wins next week's election. Palestinian officials said he was "destroying all chances of peace."...
2019-09-10, 19:13

Palestinians slam Benjamin Netanyahu's promise to annex territory after election Arab leaders have condemned a pledge by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who said he plans to annex Palestinian territories is he wins re-election next week....
2019-09-11, 16:13

After mock Trump assassination photos at liberal fundraiser, Scalise asks when the left will denounce its violence House Minority Whip Steve Scalise asked what it would take for liberals to denounce violence against conservatives after a Democratic state senator from Illinois came under fire last weekend over pictures showing his supporters at a fundraising event taking part in a mock assassination on President ...
2019-08-20, 07:52

Netanyahu, Facing Tough Israel Election, Pledges to Annex Much of West Bank The move by the prime minister, who faces a difficult election in a week, would reduce any future Palestinian state to an enclave encircled by Israel....
2019-09-10, 20:26

Netanyahu repeats pledge to annex Israeli settlements in occupied West Bank Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu intends to annex Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, he said on Sunday, reiterating an election promise made five months ago but again giving no timeframe....
2019-09-01, 11:13

Israel’s Netanyahu Vowed to Annex a Large Part of the West Bank. It’s Gone Unchallenged by His Rival Facing a re-run election on September 17, embattled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to extend his country’s sovereignty over a large swath of the West Bank — a move that if implemented would deal a mortal blow to the prospect of a two State Solution to the Israeli-Pal...
2019-09-12, 20:39

Netanyahu says he sought to annex Jordan Valley before election but Israel’s AG halted move: report Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly said Wednesday he had planned to declare sovereignty over the Jordan Valley immediately but Israel's attorney general told him he did not have the authority to do so until after he was reelected and able to form a new government....
2019-09-12, 07:13

Netanyahu pledges to annex entire Jordan Valley with support of US if he wins Israeli election Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Tuesday he will initiate Israeli control over West Bank settlements and the entire Jordan Valley region with the support of the Trump administration, if he wins the election next week....
2019-09-10, 22:26

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2019-06-02, 08:39

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu's speech interrupted by rocket fire after vow to annex Jordan Valley in West Bank Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was rushed off stage during a rocket siren after vowing to annex part of the occupied West Bank if he is re-elected....
2019-09-11, 00:00

South American countries denounce decision to give Amazon control of .amazon domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision to grant global retailer Amazon the rights to the .amazon domain.Read More...
2019-05-27, 13:52

Arab billionaire says he has agreed terms to buy Newcastle: report Abu Dhabi billionaire Sheikh Khaled bin Zayed Al Nehayan says he has agreed terms with Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley to buy the Premier League club, the Newcastle Chronicle reported on Monday....
2019-05-27, 22:39

Palestinians move closer to Arab cash infusion Arab countries have reaffirmed a pledge to pay $100 million a month to the Palestinian Authority. The move comes a day after the Palestinians rejected a US investment plan to boost their economy....
2019-06-23, 19:00

U.S., United Arab Emirates join new defense agreement The United Arab Emirates and the United States have agreed to a new defense cooperation deal during national security adviser John Bolton's visit to the Middle Eastern nation....
2019-05-30, 13:52

Israel’s Arab parties reunite for upcoming elections JERUSALEM (AP) — Four political parties representing Israel’s Arab minority have announced they will unite for the upcoming parliamentary elections. After last spring’s disappointing showing, the move looks to boost turnout and improve Arab representation in parliament. The four factions...
2019-06-20, 14:00

Israeli parties vie for Arab vote in bid to oust Netanyahu Challengers to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in next Tuesday's election have courted Israel's Arab minority, hoping that a strong turnout from this unlikely source could tip the scales in their favor....
2019-09-12, 23:52

Saudi Arabia Tries to Rally Arab Support in Face-Off With Iran Arab leaders are meeting in Saudi Arabia to discuss security in the Middle East, as the kingdom seeks to rally support from its neighbors amid tensions with rival Iran....
2019-05-30, 17:39

Netanyahu’s Fate May Depend on Israeli Arab Voters. Will They Turn Out? Arab citizens make up a sixth of the Israeli electorate. They could determine whether the prime minister is re-elected, but few voted in the last election....
2019-09-15, 02:13

Israel bans cameras at Arab polling stations in next vote Israel’s elections committee has ruled against a plan by the prime minister’s party to have cameras at polling stations in Arab communities during parliamentary elections next month...
2019-08-26, 23:52

Palestinians urge 'Arab masses' to oppose US peace workshop A senior Palestinian decision-making body has condemned the decision by Arab countries to attend a U.S.-sponsored Mideast peace conference, calling for the "Arab masses" to act against the gathering....
2019-06-12, 17:52

Palestinians urge ‘Arab masses’ to oppose US peace workshop RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A senior Palestinian decision-making body has condemned the decision by Arab countries to attend a U.S.-sponsored Mideast peace conference, calling for the “Arab masses” to act against the gathering. The Fatah Revolutionary Council issued its statement Wednesda...
2019-06-12, 19:13

Syria rejects Arab summit statement on Iran intervention Syria is rejecting the final statement of the Arab emergency summit held in Saudi Arabia, which criticizes what it calls Iranian intervention into Syrian affairs....
2019-05-31, 20:00

Tennis: Tunisian Jabeur shining a path for Arab girls When Ons Jabeur takes on twice Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in the Wimbledon first round next week she will not just be playing for herself, she will fly the flag for Africa....
2019-06-29, 22:13

The Latest: Arab League chief tells Iranians to ‘be careful’ DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Mideast developments amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 11:45 p.m. The head of the Arab League is calling on the Iranians to “be careful and reverse course.” Secretary General Ahmed Aboul Gheit noted after m...
2019-06-15, 10:00

Gulf Arab states support right of Saudi, UAE to defend interests Gulf Arab states voiced support for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to take any action required to defend their security following recent attacks on their oil assets....
2019-05-31, 04:52

Mike Ashley to sell Newcastle to Arab billionaire for $445 million: The Sun Mike Ashley has agreed to sell Newcastle United to Abu Dhabi's billionaire Sheikh Khaled bin Zayed Al Nehayan for 350 million pounds ($445.24 million), the Sun reported late on Sunday....
2019-05-27, 04:26

United Arab Emirates pulls out of Saudi-led coalition in Yemen Military forces of the United Arab Emirates have started a withdrawal from Yemen, Emirati officials said, leaving Saudi Arabia to fight Houthi rebels....
2019-07-12, 22:26

What to Know About Prince Mohammed bin Zayed, the Arab Ruler Swaying Trump Prince Mohammed, the de facto ruler of the United Arab Emirates, is one of the most influential Arab leaders in Washington. Here are five takeaways from a Times report....
2019-06-02, 08:39

Yemeni workers search for bodies at prison hit by Arab coalition Yemeni rescue workers searched for bodies amid concrete debris and twisted steel wreckage on Monday, two days after air strikes by a Saudi-led military coalition hit a prison complex killing more than 100 people....
2019-09-03, 00:26

Descendent of Arab musical legend brings nostalgia to Lebanese festival Lebanon's traditional summer festivals harked back to the Arab world's musical past this year, highlighted by a performance by the great-granddaughter of the legendary 1930s diva Asmahan in a......
2019-07-19, 17:39

Iran Says Foreign Oil Tanker "Smuggling Fuel" To Arab Countries Seized Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps has seized a foreign oil tanker in the Gulf that was smuggling fuel to some Arab states, Iran's state TV reported, adding that seven sailors onboard of the tanker had......
2019-08-04, 12:39

Qatar says invited to emergency Arab summits in Mecca by Saudi King Qatar has been invited by Saudi Arabia to attend two emergency Arab summits being convened in the Saudi city of Mecca on May 30, Qatar's foreign ministry said on Sunday, after previously saying it had not been....
2019-05-27, 00:00

Iran seizes oil tanker in Gulf 'smuggling fuel to Arab states' State TV says seven sailors of different nationalities detained during incident in the GulfIran’s Revolutionary Guards have seized a foreign oil tanker in the Gulf that was smuggling fuel to Arab states, Iran’s state TV reported, adding that seven sailors onboard had been detained.“The IRGC’s naval ...
2019-08-04, 14:01

| Australian pleads guilty to rape, murder of Arab-Israeli student A man has pleaded guilty to raping and killing a young Arab-Israeli student in Melbourne, one of a spate of attacks that sparked fears about women's safety in Australia....
2019-06-12, 21:13

A Rape Case and a Wedding Strain Ties Between Arab and Jewish Villages A rape case involving a 7-year-old ultra-Orthodox girl and a video of Arabs and Jews celebrating at a wedding have torn two West Bank villages apart....
2019-06-27, 18:52

Iran Summons United Arab Emirates’ Top Envoy Over U.S. Drone Incident TEHRAN, Iran — Iran has summoned the United Arab Emirates’ top envoy to Tehran to protest the neighboring Arab nation’s allowing the U.S. to use a base there to launch a drone that Iran says entered its airspace. The Saturday report by the official IRNA news agency said Iran issued...
2019-06-22, 15:52

Saudi Arabia says decisive Arab stand needed against Iranian actions Saudi Arabia's king told an emergency Arab summit on Thursday that a decisive stand was needed to stop Iranian escalations in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets this month....
2019-05-31, 04:52

Israeli court halts park entry ban deemed racist by Arab citizens A court on Sunday ordered a predominantly Jewish town in northern Israel to lift a ban on non-resident visitors to its parks, a prohibition that a rights group said was aimed at keeping Arabs out....
2019-07-14, 13:52

UN cooperation with League of Arab States ‘pivotal’, UN chief tells Security Council Global problems require global solutions that rely on “essential” partnerships, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday, stating that “our cooperation with the League of Arab States is pivotal”. ...
2019-06-13, 23:00

United Arab Emirates woman seeks divorce over husband’s ‘extreme love’ A married United Arab Emirates woman reportedly is seeking a divorce — claiming her life is “hell” because she feels suffocated by her husband’s “extreme love,” according to reports. The unnamed woman told a Shariah court in Fujairah that she wants to divorce her ...
2019-08-23, 19:39

United Arab Emirates spy satellite crashes into the ocean after failed rocket launch Military bodies around the world rely on surveillance satellites to help them keep an eye on potential enemies and allies alike. Everyone watches everyone, and you don’t usually hear about the launch of such satellites because they’re both common and not often bragged about by the govern...
2019-07-12, 11:52

Sudan may follow a perilous Arab Spring playbook: The strongman falls, his allies remain The involvement of notorious military leaders in Sudan’s planned transition to civilian rule recalls recent failures in democratic reform in Arab Spring countries....
2019-07-05, 23:52

Saudi Arabia says firm Arab stand needed to deter Iran — but Iraq objects Saudi Arabia's King Salman told an emergency Arab summit on Thursday that decisive action was needed to stop Iranian "escalations" in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets....
2019-05-31, 09:52

United Arab Emirates Diplomat Says Evidence Shows Tanker Attacks Were ‘State-Sponsored’ NICOSIA, Cyprus — The United Arab Emirates’ top diplomat says evidence his country possesses indicates that recent attacks against oil tankers inside UAE waters were “state-sponsored.” Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan didn’t name the state, but said ...
2019-06-15, 17:26

Bella Hadid apologizes after fans say she disrespected Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates Bella Hadid faced backlash after posting an Instagram of the sole of her foot facing three planes, including a Saudi plane and a UAE plane that featured each country's flag.        ...
2019-06-18, 07:13

Ahmad Tibi calls on Benny Gantz to commit to Arab section development in Israel An Arab member of Israel's Knesset on Tuesday called on Blue and White leader Benny Gantz to commit to an $18.08 billion development plans for the country's Arab sector for his support in the upcoming elections....
2019-09-04, 19:26

Saudi Arabia united the Arab world against Iran. That means conflict could be one step closer King Salman of Saudi Arabia has pulled off in Mecca what many had thought unlikely -- getting 20 or so disparate Arab nations to unite in a common position against Iran. It is a milepost on a road that may yet lead to regional conflict....
2019-05-31, 23:13

Israel to attend U.S.-led Palestinian conference Israelis will attend a U.S-led conference in Bahrain next week on proposals for the Palestinian economy as part of a coming peace plan, Foreign Minister Israel Katz said on Sunday....
2019-06-16, 20:13

A Novel That Explores the Silencing of Palestinian Trauma In his latest book, “Children of the Ghetto,” Elias Khoury explores the ways an original trauma of dislocation and death has shaped Palestinian identity....
2019-06-21, 12:26

Vote Against Palestinian NGO Not Against Their Cause: Foreign Ministry India's vote in the UN's ECOSOC against a Palestinian NGO should not in any way be construed as a vote against the Palestinian cause, the External Affairs Ministry said on Thursday....
2019-06-20, 23:13

A Jerusalem hospital where Palestinian babies die alone Israeli blockade on Gaza means parents are separated from critically ill childrenAt first glance, nothing appeared out of place at the children’s intensive care unit. Nine beds were filled with nine tiny newborn babies, all with tubes attached to their wiry bodies. Monitors emitted the sounds of ste...
2019-06-20, 08:13

‘I called out Palestinian suffering – and was met by antisemitic abuse’ Labour MP Rosena Allin-Khan was trying to improve lives for sick children, but she unleashed a torrent of trollingEven after a decade’s experience as a doctor in conflict and disaster zones, Rosena Allin-Khan was appalled at the sight of sick and dying children separated from their parents when she ...
2019-08-03, 18:26

Palestinian man killed in clash with Israeli police JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian health officials say a 20-year-old Palestinian man has been killed in a clash with Israeli police in east Jerusalem. Israeli police say they were operating in the Palestinian neighborhood of Issawiya late Thursday when the man fired fireworks toward the force. Responding...
2019-06-27, 22:39

Israel expects to attend U.S.-led .Palestinian conference Israel expects to attend a U.S-led conference in Bahrain next week on proposals for boosting the Palestinian economy as part of a coming U.S. peace plan, Foreign Minister Israel Katz said on Sunday....
2019-06-16, 17:26

Elizabeth Warren gains momentum in the 2020 race plan by plan The senator’s ‘I have a plan’ mantra has become a rallying cry as she edges her way to the top – but is it enough to get past the roadblocks of Biden and Sanders?Plan by plan, Elizabeth Warren is making inroads and gaining on her rivals in the 2020 Democratic race to take on Donald Trump.The former ...
2019-06-09, 09:13

Cheap cell phone plan from Tello: save 50% off any plan for a month If you're looking for a cheap cell phone plan that doesn't involve complicated contracts, then you've come to the right place. Tello, a low-cost cell phone carrier, is offering 50% off all plans for the first month of service. This limited-time promotion offers plans that start as low...
2019-05-21, 18:26

| Family of Palestinian boy wounded in head wants answers from Israel The 9-year-old Palestinian boy lies in a hospital bed without speaking, his wounded head wrapped in bandages, and his father says he wants answers from Israel over how it happened....
2019-08-24, 16:52

Rashida Tlaib’s grandmother says she’s ‘proud’ of her pro-Palestinian stance Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s grandmother said she doesn’t understand why her granddaughter was barred from entering Israel — and that she is proud of her pro-Palestinian stance. “I am proud of her,” Muftiyah Tlaib, a resident of Beit Ur al-Fauqa at the West Bank, told the Washington Post. “Who wouldn’t be p...
2019-08-16, 19:13

Palestinian leader fires advisers, wants bonuses returned Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday laid off all of his advisers and ordered a former prime minister and other ex-Cabinet ministers to return tens of thousands of dollars from a pay raise he had secretly approved....
2019-08-19, 23:26

Israel Targets Palestinian Group's Base in Lebanon Israeli aircraft struck a Palestinian group’s base in eastern Lebanon, Lebanon’s state news agency said, an attack that escalates tensions as Israel expands efforts to push back against Iran and its allies in the region....
2019-08-26, 19:13

Germany condemns Israel's demolition of Palestinian homes The Israeli demolitions in East Jerusalem were "particularly egregious," Germany said in a statement with France and the UK. But Israel has defended its actions, saying they were necessary "for reasons of security."...
2019-07-24, 00:13

Madonna gets into Eurovision groove in Tel Aviv despite Palestinian criticism Pop star Madonna took time out ahead of her scheduled guest performance at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel, attending an evening event in Tel Aviv on Thursday....
2019-05-21, 14:52

A secret pay raise by Cabinet angers Palestinian public RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Palestinian labor market in the West Bank was limping along in 2017, with unemployment stubbornly high and economic growth slowing. But that didn’t stop the Palestinian Cabinet from secretly giving itself a series of lavish payouts and perks, highlighted by a 67%...
2019-06-04, 17:52

Palestinian Authority Targets Bahrain Conference Attendees The Palestinian Authority has targeted local businessmen who participated in a U.S.-led economic conference in Bahrain last week centered on improving the Palestinian economy, arresting one attendee and trying to detain another....
2019-06-30, 18:26

Palestinian student, 17, who'd been blocked from entering US, arrives at Harvard Ismail Ajjawi, a 17-year-old Palestinian student living in Lebanon, after claims that he was blocked from entering America because of his friends' social media posts, arrived at Harvard University Monday to start his college journey Tuesday, according to The Harvard Crimson....
2019-09-03, 17:00

Palestinian shot dead after wounding Israeli soldiers Israeli military said man was Hamas member but ‘not sent on an attack mission’Israeli forces killed a Palestinian Hamas member after he crossed the Gaza fence overnight and shot and wounded three soldiers, the Israeli military said.In the last two years similar incidents along the frontier have ofte...
2019-08-01, 14:26

Israel closes Gaza's waters to Palestinian fishermen The Israeli military says it is taking the rare step of closing the Gaza Strip's offshore waters to Palestinian fishermen until further notice in response to incendiaries launched into Israel in recent days....
2019-06-12, 23:39

Palestinian forces arrest participant in US Mideast workshop JERUSALEM (AP) — The Palestinian Authority says it has arrested one of the few Palestinian participants in the White House-led Mideast peace conference. A Palestinian security official said intelligence forces detained businessman Salah Abu Mayala on Saturday in the West Bank city of Hebron for inte...
2019-06-29, 17:13

U.N. Agency for Palestinian Refugees Faces Accusations of Misconduct An internal ethics report alleges that an “inner circle” in the agency’s top management engaged in abuses of authority for personal gain and for suppressing dissent....
2019-07-31, 20:52

As UN budget dries up, Palestinian classrooms swell in size HEBRON, West Bank (AP) — The effects of U.S. aid cuts have rippled throughout the operations of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees, but its sprawling school system, serving 500,000 children across the Middle East, has been hit hardest. Classroom sizes have nearly doubled to 50 students, taxing...
2019-06-03, 10:13

The Latest: Islamic summit defends Palestinian statehood The world’s largest organization of Islamic nations has completed a summit in Islam’s holiest city of Mecca with leaders and delegates from 57 states emphasizing their support for a Palestinian state...
2019-06-01, 06:13

Palestinian Authority Bans Activities by Gay Rights Group The Palestinian group, Al Qaws, vowed to continue its work. A police spokesman said its activities violated the “ideals and values of Palestinian society.”...
2019-08-19, 23:52

Israel Begins Demolition Of Palestinian Homes In Jerusalem Israel began demolishing a number of Palestinian homes it considers illegal south of Jerusalem early Monday, an AFP journalist said, in a move which has drawn international concern....
2019-07-22, 16:13

Israeli PM Thanks PM Modi for India's Vote Against Palestinian Group Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has thanked his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for voting in favour of a decision introduced by the Jewish state that objected to granting consultative......
2019-06-13, 17:00

Palestinian Student Blocked From Entering U.S. Finally Arrives at Harvard Ismail Ajjawi, the incoming Harvard freshman who was denied entry into the United States after extensive questioning by authorities, finally arrived on campus on Monday, 10 days after Customs and Border Protection canceled his visa and sent him back to Lebanon....
2019-09-04, 01:26

Israeli police: Alleged Palestinian attacker stabs 2, killed JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say an alleged Palestinian attacker has been killed after stabbing and injuring two Israelis in Jerusalem’s Old City. They say the incident occurred at Damascus Gate, one of the main entrances to the Old City. Police say one Israeli was in critical condition, wh...
2019-05-31, 09:13

Palestinian protests turn violent after Israeli police kill a man Nearly 100 people were injured and 20 others arrested in East Jerusalem as Israeli police fought with protesters angry over the killing of a Palestinian man....
2019-07-01, 21:13

Palestinian businessman, held after Bahrain workshop, freed: family The Palestinian Authority (PA) released a Palestinian businessman on Sunday it had arrested upon his return from a U.S.-led economic conference in Bahrain this week, his family and an official said....
2019-06-30, 14:52

Palestinian student to start classes at Harvard days after being barred from US Ismail Ajjawi thanks those who helped him gain entryFreshman said CBP denial concerned friends’ social media postsA Palestinian student who was denied entry to the US just days before he was scheduled to start classes at Harvard has been admitted to the country. Related: Palestinian Harvard student ...
2019-09-03, 19:26

U.N. Palestinian refugee agency seeks donations as funding slips The head of a U.N. agency supporting Palestinian refugees, which is under a corruption investigation, said on Tuesday it still needed $150 million in donations to keep it operating until the end of this year....
2019-08-27, 17:13

Israeli forces kill Palestinian trying to cross border: officials Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian teenager who was trying to climb a security fence and cross into Israel from the occupied West Bank on Friday, an Israeli official and Palestinian witnesses said....
2019-05-31, 12:39

U.S. blocks U.N. rebuke of Israeli demolition of Palestinian homes: diplomats The United States on Wednesday blocked an attempt by Kuwait, Indonesia and South Africa to get the United Nations Security Council to condemn Israel's demolition of Palestinian homes on the outskirts of Jerusalem, diplomats said....
2019-07-25, 01:13

Israel Begins Demolishing Palestinian Homes in East Jerusalem (JERUSALEM) — Israeli work crews on Monday began demolishing dozens of Palestinian homes in an east Jerusalem neighborhood, in one of the largest operations of its kind in years. The demolitions capped a years-long legal battle over the buildings, built along the invisible line straddling the ...
2019-07-22, 08:52

Israel begins demolition of Palestinian homes in east Jerusalem The controversial move came after Israel finally won a legal battle against residents of Sur Baher. Israel says the buildings are a safety issue, but Palestinians argue that the government wants the land for settlements....
2019-07-22, 09:26

Israeli spraying of herbicide near Gaza harming Palestinian crops Israel sprays buffer zone to deprive potential ‘terror elements’ of cover, but farmers in Gaza say crops and livelihoods are damagedIsraeli aircraft spraying herbicide beside the buffer zone along the Gaza strip is directly affecting the livelihoods of Palestinians in violation of international stan...
2019-07-19, 20:13

Israel demolishes Palestinian homes near West Bank barrier Israeli forces began demolishing Palestinian homes near a military barrier on the outskirts of Jerusalem on Monday, in the face of protests and international criticism....
2019-07-22, 10:52

Israeli crews demolish Palestinian homes in East Jerusalem Move follows long battle over buildings, which court ruled were too close to barrierIsraeli work crews have begun demolishing dozens of Palestinian homes in an East Jerusalem neighbourhood in one of the largest operations of its kind in years.The demolitions capped a years-long legal battle over the...
2019-07-22, 12:13

Palestinian Who Attended Bahrain Conference Is Arrested in West Bank Intelligence officers detained, then freed, a Hebron businessman who had defied an official Palestinian boycott of the Trump administration’s economic conference....
2019-06-30, 12:13

Israel begins toppling Palestinian housing in East Jerusalem The Israeli government has begun to demolish Palestinian apartment buildings in East Jerusalem's Sur Baher neighborhood, days after multiple United Nations officials urged them against the plan....
2019-07-22, 20:39

Attempted deportation of Palestinian man reveals tangled legal odyssey Abdelhaleem Ashqar was flown to Israel by ICE only to be turned around and brought back to the United States on the order of a federal judge. Now he’s been conditionally released....
2019-06-15, 14:39

Palestinian militants killed on Gaza border, Israeli military says Soldiers opened fire after one of four armed men crossed into Israel, defence forces sayIsraeli forces have shot dead four Palestinian militants near the border with Gaza, the Israeli military said.In a post on Twitter, the Israel Defense Forces said the men were armed with assault rifles, anti-tank...
2019-08-10, 17:00

Egypt, Jordan, Morocco to attend U.S.-led Palestinian conference: officials Egypt, Jordan and Morocco have informed the Trump administration they will attend a U.S.-led conference in Bahrain this month on proposals for boosting the Palestinian economy as part of a coming U.S. peace plan, U.S. officials said on Tuesday....
2019-06-12, 01:52

'Our Boys' powerfully puts faces on Israeli-Palestinian conflict The language and pacing in "Our Boys" reflect its Israeli roots, but the emotional core of this powerful fact-based miniseries hinges on tribalism, the intractability of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and the adage that an eye for an eye makes the whole world blind. In that, this HBO presentation...
2019-08-13, 04:00

Egypt, Jordan, Morocco to attend U.S.-led Palestinian conference: official Egypt, Jordan and Morocco have informed the Trump administration they will attend a U.S.-led conference in Bahrain this month on proposals for boosting the Palestinian economy as part of a coming U.S. peace plan, U.S. officials said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11, 19:13

UN Palestinian refugee agency urges donors to fill shortfall DEAD SEA, Jordan (AP) — The head of the U.N. agency that helps 5.3 million Palestinian refugees says it is mobilizing to replenish a $211 million shortfall in the face of U.S. funding cuts. Pierre Kraehenbuehl said Monday in Jordan that UNRWA will start running out of money if it does not receive si...
2019-06-17, 18:26

The keffiyeh: symbol of Palestinian struggle falls victim to fashion Some Arabs object to the print’s commercialisation, saying it normalises the occupationThe chequered print often seen on the traditional Arab keffiyeh headdress is currently being deployed by luxury brands such as Cecilie Copenhagen, where the print features heavily as part of its autumn/winter coll...
2019-08-10, 01:39

Palestinian app helps drivers avoid Israeli checkpoint bottlenecks A new locally-developed app helps Palestinian drivers in the occupied West Bank negotiate traffic at Israeli military checkpoints and uncover routes to towns mainstream providers often miss....
2019-08-05, 18:13

Ex-French spy chief admits 1980s pact with Palestinian terrorists Families of victims of 1982 Paris attack demand parliamentary inquiry over claimsFamilies of the victims of a 1982 terrorist attack in Paris are demanding a parliamentary inquiry after reports that the former chief of French intelligence made a secret pact with the perpetrators.They have called on P...
2019-08-10, 01:39

India Contributes $5 Million To UN Agency Working For Palestinian Refugees India on Tuesday contributed USD 5 million to the UN Palestine refugee agency and called for ensuring sustained fiscal support for the organisation's work....
2019-08-07, 08:26

‘My Plan B Is Maybe My Plan A’: Trump Threatens New Tariffs on China President Trump played down the importance of securing a trade deal with Beijing as he prepared to meet with President Xi Jinping of China this weekend....
2019-06-27, 23:13

Iceland's Eurovision entry Hatari holds up Palestinian flag during contest Iceland's hair-raising heavy metal Eurovision act Hatari raised Palestinian flags during their appearance on the show, which had been steeped in controversy over its host country of Israel....
2019-05-21, 17:39

Palestinian 'honor killing' sparks outrage, calls for women's protection The death of a young Palestinian woman in a so-called honor killing in the West Bank has sparked protests and calls for justice. Critics say the authorities must do more to ensure women are protected....
2019-09-03, 01:39

Israeli forces arrest Palestinian suspects in Jerusalem bomb plot The Israeli military said Tuesday that it had arrested a group of Palestinians suspected of involvement in a Hamas plot to carry out a bombing in Jerusalem....
2019-08-07, 10:52

Israeli forces kill armed Palestinian who infiltrated from Gaza: military Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian on Thursday after he crossed the border from Gaza and fired at the troops, wounding three of them, the Israeli military said....
2019-08-01, 06:13

Kushner doubles down on criticism of Palestinian leadership, but reaches out to President Abbas President Donald Trump's senior adviser Jared Kushner offered a mix of praise and contempt for the Palestinians on Wednesday as he teased ahead to the next steps in his peace plan, saying they'd "probably" be revealed "next week."...
2019-07-04, 07:26

Israel says soldier stabbed to death in Palestinian attack in West Bank The body of an Israeli soldier was found near a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank on Thursday and the military said he had been stabbed to death by a Palestinian assailant....
2019-08-08, 15:00

Palestinian Authority arrests businessman who attended Bahrain conference: Haaretz The Palestinian Authority has arrested a Palestinian businessman who attended the U.S.-led economic conference in Bahrain this week, Israel's Haaretz newspaper and Kan public broadcaster reported on Saturday....
2019-06-29, 20:13

Palestinian Authority bans LGBTQ activities in West Bank, reports say The Palestinian Authority has reportedly banned members of a Palestinian LGBTQ community from holding events in the West Bank, and further threatened to arrest members for activities authorities called “harmful” to the ideals of society....
2019-08-19, 23:26

Thousands are celebrating Palestinian grandmothers – I wish I had more memories of mine | Arwa Mahdawi A tribute by US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has prompted Twitter users to share stories of their own ‘sitty’. Mine was formidableThere are not many good news stories about Palestine so I was thrilled when, over the weekend, #MyPalestineSitty trended on Twitter. A tribute by congresswoman Rashida Tla...
2019-08-20, 22:00

U.S. Officials Attend Opening at Controversial Jerusalem Dig, Deepening Palestinian Animosity JERUSALEM — American officials looked on Sunday as Israel opened a newfound Roman-era street at a divisive archaeological site in east Jerusalem, a move that deepened Palestinian animosity toward the White House’s mediation efforts. U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman attended the e...
2019-06-30, 23:39

Palestinian Harvard student says he was barred from US over friends' social media posts Ismail Ajjawi, 17, was detained for hours at Boston airport and his visa was eventually cancelledA Palestinian teenager admitted to Harvard said he was detained for hours at Boston’s airport and refused entry into the United States after officers disapproved of his friends’ political comments on soc...
2019-08-28, 04:13

Israel Begins Tearing Down Palestinian Housing on Edge of East Jerusalem The first of 10 mostly unfinished apartment buildings in a Palestinian area was razed, an act that Palestinian officials condemned as “ethnic cleansing.”...
2019-07-23, 13:39

Palestinian family evicted from East Jerusalem home after court fight A Palestinian family in an East Jerusalem neighborhood was forcibly evicted from their home Wednesday after losing an appeal last month to a right-wing settlement organization....
2019-07-11, 02:00

| Palestinian who shot at Israel soldiers on Gaza border killed: officials A Palestinian shot at Israeli soldiers along the Gaza border and was killed when troops returned fire, the army and Hamas's health ministry said, in the third such incident in recent days....
2019-08-11, 14:13

UN Palestinian refugee agency reels over allegations of sexual misconduct, nepotism A controversial U.N. Palestinian refugee agency is reeling from allegations of sexual misconduct and abuses of authority involving the agency chief and other senior management figures -- the latest controversy for the embattled agency that the U.S. withdrew funding from last year...
2019-08-04, 02:52

U.N. officials urge Israel against toppling Palestinian homes in West Bank Top United Nations aid officials are urging the Israeli government to dispense with plans to demolish Palestinian housing properties near East Jerusalem, a move that's already been cleared by the nation's high court....
2019-07-19, 22:00

Israeli drones strike Palestinian base operated by Hezbollah ally Israeli drones bombed a Palestinian base in eastern Lebanon near the border with Syria early Monday amid rising tensions in the Middle East, the Lebanese state-run National News Agency and a Palestinian official said....
2019-08-27, 07:00

Palestinian contractors poised for riches from Israeli tech firm's takeover Palestinian engineers working for Israeli chip designer Mellanox Technologies are poised to share a $3.5 million payout when the company's takeover by U.S. chip supplier Nvidia Corp is completed....
2019-06-17, 11:52

Palestinian Harvard Freshman Allegedly Barred From U.S. Over Friends' Social Media Posts Palestinian teenager Ismail Ajjawi claims he was detained and eventually barred from entering the United States by immigration officials who stopped him as he traveled into the country to begin his freshman year at Harvard University. Their alleged reason? Social media posts made by other people, wh...
2019-08-27, 23:13

Israeli destruction of Palestinian homes in West Bank, ‘not compatible’ with international humanitarian law, UN says Following “with sadness” the Israeli authorities’ destruction of homes in the Palestinian community of Sur Bahir, three top United Nations officials issued a statement on Monday underscoring that the move was “not compatible” with Israel’s “obligations under international humanitarian law”....
2019-07-22, 20:13

Israel prepares to demolish homes on Jerusalem outskirts, stoking Palestinian fears Israeli forces began preparations to demolish homes near a military barrier on the outskirts of Jerusalem under the cover of darkness on Monday, in the face of Palestinian protests and international criticism....
2019-07-22, 06:13

Israel begins to demolish homes on Jerusalem outskirts, stoking Palestinian fears Israeli forces began demolishing buildings near a military barrier on the outskirts of Jerusalem on Monday, in the face of Palestinian protests and international criticism....
2019-07-22, 07:52

Germany's anti-Semitism debate raises its head at pro-Palestinian march in Berlin Pro-Palestinian and pro-Israel demonstrators peacefully marched in Berlin amid a struggle to define the line between criticism of Israel and anti-Semitism. The government urged people to show support for Jews and Israel....
2019-06-02, 07:00

'If Israeli soldiers start shooting, we won't stop the interview': Palestinian hip-hop crew BLTNM Palestine’s rich hip-hop heritage is born out of the tension in the region, but BLTNM don’t just want to make music inspired by conflict – they want to have fun tooBefore I meet Palestinian hip-hop’s new wave, I hear them everywhere. Al Nather’s sleek productions pump out of car speakers in the Jord...
2019-08-19, 16:13

Israeli host expecting Eurovision 'punishment' for Iceland's Palestinian flag display The Israeli broadcaster of the Eurovision Song Contest said on Sunday that an unauthorized display of Palestinian flags by Iceland's band could draw "punishment" from the event's organizers....
2019-05-21, 15:00

Trump's Mideast envoy slams UN over 'Band-Aid' solutions to Israel-Palestinian conflict The Trump administration's chief negotiator for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict delivered a blunt message to the United Nations Security Council Wednesday, asserting that it is time “to move past Band-Aid solutions" and claiming that the U.N. agency to support Palestinian refugees had "failed" in i...
2019-05-23, 11:52

Palestinian Harvard freshman, 17, allegedly blocked from entering US over friends' social media posts Ismail Ajjawi, a 17-year-old Palestinian student living in Lebanon had big plans to study medicine this fall at Harvard University but claims he was blocked from entering America because of his friends' social media posts....
2019-08-29, 07:39

Qatar says economic conditions for Israeli-Palestinian peace require 'fair political solutions' Qatar said on Friday that economic development needed for Israeli-Palestinian peace could not be achieved without "fair political solutions" acceptable to Palestinians, referring to a U.S. plan set to be unveiled next month....
2019-05-25, 02:39

Palestinian children’s education deeply impacted by ‘interference’ around West Bank schools, UN warns Alarmed by a high number of reported incidents of interference in or near Palestinian schools in the West Bank since the beginning of the school year in September, the UN called on Wednesday for them to be better-protected from the effects of Israeli occupation....
2019-05-21, 15:13

Ultra-nationalist Jews' visit stokes Palestinian anger at Jerusalem holy site Hundreds of ultra-nationalist Jews guarded by riot police streamed their way into the Jerusalem compound revered both in Judaism and Islam on Sunday, resulting in violence between police and outraged Muslim worshippers....
2019-06-02, 16:13

‘Tangible steps’ needed to alleviate crisis in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, keep two-State solution alive: DiCarlo The “dangerous paralysis” that prevails in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is fuelling extremism and exacerbating tensions, leading to a “loss of hope” that peace can ever be achieved through negotiation, the UN’s Political and Peacebuilding chief told the Security Council on Tuesday....
2019-07-23, 21:39

Palestinian school curriculum is 'more radical than the curriculum that came before,' research institute says The Palestinian Authority's current school curriculum “is more radical than the curriculum that came before” and “is suffused with ideas of martyrdom, [and] Jihad,” according to an international monitoring organization....
2019-09-04, 12:13

How to turn your retirement plan into an early-retirement plan Interested in financial independence at a much earlier age? That is the goal of those in the increasingly popular FIRE movement.       ...
2019-08-10, 23:26

How AI can support cybersecurity leaders In recent years, cybercrime has reached epidemic proportions, with far ranging impacts across the business world. Cyberattacks pose a monumental threat with major developments: attacks have become far more sophisticated and they have exponentially increased in volume. Better executed than ever befor...
2019-08-01, 16:39

China: Three decades, six leaders As part of Asiamoney’s 30th anniversary coverage, we have selected six key individuals who have contributed more than most to the development of banking and capital markets in China. Their stories illustrate three decades of extraordinary growth....
2019-06-28, 11:39

EU leaders at loggerheads over top appointments EU leaders are meeting to decide who will get the bloc's most prestigious jobs. Jean-Claude Juncker's successor as European Commission president is among the positions to be filled before the first parliamentary session....
2019-06-30, 17:26

Who Did the E.U.’s Leaders Choose for Its Top Jobs? A German supporter of a “United States of Europe,” a French power broker, a Belgian coalition-builder and a Spanish socialist will try to lead the European Union through complex times....
2019-07-03, 01:52

EU leaders wrangle over top jobs EU leaders are meeting in Brussels to try and agree on who should fill the bloc's top posts. Berlin and Paris are at odds over who is best equipped to take the reins amid challenges such as Brexit and climate change....
2019-06-20, 13:39

Capitalism is in crisis – and business leaders know it The financial crisis and the Great Recession bared and exacerbated the consequences that came from embracing market forces in ways that 10 years of recovery have not erased, writes John Harwood....
2019-09-05, 15:00

EU leaders 'have accepted UK is leaving without a deal' Downing Street has said Boris Johnson wants to negotiate a new Brexit deal "with the greatest energy", amid reports EU leaders have accepted the UK is going to leave without an agreement....
2019-08-06, 07:26

Trump: I may tackle homelessness because leaders 'can't be looking at that' Highlighting San Francisco and Los Angeles, president calls crisis disgraceful and says it could ‘ruin’ citiesDonald Trump said he might “intercede” to “clean up” homelessness in San Francisco and Los Angeles, noting that world leaders “can’t be looking at that”.In a conversation with the Fox News h...
2019-07-02, 05:26

AI adoption: 40% of company leaders have 'no hesitation' By 2022, 60% of US companies expect to be using artificial intelligence to improve operations, staffing, budgeting, and performance, according to Genesys....
2019-08-17, 03:39

Queen says 'thank you' as world leaders mark D-Day The Queen has paid tribute to the "heroism" of D-Day troops, marking 75 years since the Normandy landings that changed the course of the Second World War....
2019-06-05, 23:39

EU leaders haggle over climate, top jobs The European Union's 28 national leaders meet in Brussels on Thursday to haggle over how ambitious their climate goals should be and who should navigate the bloc in coming years....
2019-06-20, 01:26

Leaders pay respects to D-Day soldiers in Portsmouth About 300 D-Day veterans are attending a military event in Portsmouth to honor WWII troops who landed in Normandy 75 years ago. US President Donald Trump, Germany's Angela Merkel and others are also paying respects....
2019-06-05, 15:26

EU leaders agree on top jobs: Tusk European leaders have agreed on who should fill the top jobs for its main institutions for the next five years after a marathon summit, European Council President Donald Tusk and Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel said on Twitter....
2019-07-02, 20:13

World leaders meet at G-7 summit Leaders of the world's seven richest democracies, Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States are meeting in France.        ...
2019-08-24, 19:13

Leaders Mark 75th Anniversary of D-Day President Trump and Emmanuel Macron of France commemorated the 1944 allied invasion of Normandy, at a time when nationalism is testing the trans-Atlantic alliance....
2019-06-06, 19:26

EU leaders react to Theresa May's resignation Respect was the predominant tone among European leaders following UK Prime Minister Theresa May's resignation. But they warned that her successor will have to provide "rapid clarification" on Brexit....
2019-05-24, 15:00

| Lucky 13 for league leaders Liverpool at Burnley Liverpool recorded a club record 13th consecutive Premier League win to move back to the top of the table with minimal fuss courtesy of a victory at Burnley....
2019-09-01, 13:00

Mississippi leaders: Lawmaker should resign if he hit wife JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s governor and two other top Republicans say a state lawmaker should resign if he punched his wife. Second-term Republican Rep. Doug McLeod of Lucedale was arrested last weekend and charged with misdemeanor domestic violence. George County sheriff’s depu...
2019-05-22, 21:39

JDU, BJP Leaders Skip Each Other's Iftar Parties In Bihar Hours after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expanded his Council of Ministers on Sunday, BJP and JDU leaders skipped the ''iftar'' party hosted by each other....
2019-06-03, 06:39

F.A.A. Leaders Face Scrutiny Over Boeing 737 Max Certification At a Senate committee hearing Wednesday, officials from the Federal Aviation Administration defended their approval of the 737 Max and their response to two fatal crashes....
2019-08-01, 00:39

Why Hong Kong’s Protesters Are Turning to G-20 Leaders for Help Beijing has said that its leaders will not discuss Hong Kong at the Group of 20 summit meeting. But Hong Kong protesters still hope for global backing....
2019-06-27, 18:52

World's Exchange Leaders Meet in Vancouver Vancouver, 6 October 2009 - Chairmen and Chief Executives from more than 50 of the world's leading exchanges gathered in Vancouver this week for the 49th General Assembly and Annual Meeting of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE). This assembly represents the largest and most widely attended gath...
2019-05-22, 05:01

PM Modi Thanks World Leaders For Congratulatory Messages Prime Minister Modi on Thursday thanked world leaders and personalities for their congratulatory messages after the BJP-led NDA is set to return to power for the second time, saying his government......
2019-05-24, 05:26

Focus on EVs could harm environment, say industry leaders Lifecycle analysis shows combustion engines have less environmental impact than batteries, claim automotive bosses A sole focus on developing and promoting electric powertrains will lead to the UK missing emissions targets and long-term environmental issues, leading figures in the automotive indust...
2019-07-10, 14:26

State leaders OK new rental protections for pricey NYC ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Leaders in New York state have approved new rental protections for more than a million New York City apartment dwellers, along with some regulations that will apply statewide. The Democrat-led state Senate and Assembly passed the bill Friday afternoon. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuom...
2019-06-14, 23:26

The Latest: Trump, May talk to UK, US business leaders LONDON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Europe (all times local): 8:45 a.m. President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May are meeting with corporate executives from the United States and United Kingdom. The leaders’ top priority is a possible bilater...
2019-06-04, 10:52

Trump confronts deep divides with G-7 leaders SAINT-JEAN-DE-LUZ, France (NBC News) – There were stark differences with climate change, North Korea, and tariffs among world leaders meeting here this weekend — and barely concealed strife between White House and French officials. But to hear President Donald Trump tell it, the summit so far ...
2019-08-26, 04:00

Get on board with boat shoes, would-be Tory leaders A nostalgic trend could be just the thing for wannabe captains of the Brexit shipLong associated with yachts and men in their 60s, boat shoes are enjoying a surge in popularity thanks to influential fashion designers putting them on the catwalk. Prada, Gucci and Saint Laurent all gave the leather dr...
2019-06-14, 20:39

Afghan Leaders and Taliban Agree on a Way Forward Afghans took a step toward ending nearly 18 years of war, as Taliban insurgents and a range of influential political and civic leaders agreed on a set of principles for negotiations over the country’s political future....
2019-07-09, 19:26

Dem leaders demand Alex Acosta's ouster Updated at 12:00 p.m. ETLabor Secretary Alex Acosta, who is under fire for the deal he previously cut with Jeffrey Epstein, went on the offensive on Tuesday, saying he supports the new charges against the billionaire financier while defending his own past actions.“The crimes committed by Epstein are...
2019-07-09, 18:13

Summit in France to test unity among G7 leaders Efforts to salvage consensus among the Group of Seven rich democracies on the economy, trade and environment were fraying around the edges even as leaders were arriving before their three-day summit in southern France....
2019-08-24, 16:26

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 against some of them on links to Islamic extremist militants....
2019-06-03, 21:26

NBA announces new replay, coach's challenges leaders The NBA is promoting referee Jason Phillips to lead its replay center as Replay Center Operations Principal. Joe Borgia, the current leader of the replay center, will move into a different role where he will oversee the implementation of coach's challenges....
2019-07-12, 20:26

The Amazon fires put spotlight on two rival leaders Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro and Bolivia's Evo Morales are on opposite ends of the political spectrum. But critics accuse both of abetting the destruction of the Amazonian rainforest....
2019-08-27, 09:00

World leaders gather at G20 summit - in pictures Leaders from G20 countries gather in Osaka, Japan, to discuss economic and geopolitical issues and the climate crisisG20 leaders urge Trump and Xi to reach trade deal Continue reading......
2019-06-28, 10:52

Greek PM seeks Turkey condemnation by EU leaders ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece is urging European Union leaders to condemn Turkey over its actions in a natural gas drilling dispute in the Eastern Mediterranean. In a statement Tuesday, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said EU leaders should “unambiguously condemn the illegal actions of TurkeyR...
2019-06-18, 14:52

Arizona leaders weigh in on Alabama abortion law TUCSON- Alabama’s new, restrictive abortion law remains in the national spotlight. Arizona leaders are weighing in. Our sister station News 12’s Brahm Resnik got reaction from U.S. Senators Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally on the ban. Sen. McSally is pro-life and Sen. Sinema is pro-choi...
2019-05-21, 19:52

Valverde - 'I want to do the best job I can to support our leaders at the Tour de France' "Alejandro Valverde says he is not aiming for a GC push himself at the Tour de France and hopes to win stages along with helping his team-mates Mikel Landa and Nairo Quintana."...
2019-06-23, 18:39

Moderate leaders try to protect Italy - from their own government Italy's prime minister and economy minister have formed an unofficial alliance with the president to prevent the euro zone's third-largest economy being dragged into financial crisis by its ruling parties, sources say....
2019-06-07, 14:39

EU leaders fire starting gun for top jobs race German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron will lock horns in Brussels on Tuesday as European Union leaders meet to begin bargaining over who will take the bloc's top jobs for the next five years....
2019-05-28, 14:26

Factbox: EU leaders' tentative agreement on top jobs The European Union's national leaders reached a tentative deal on Tuesday on who should hold the bloc's most prominent positions for the next five years, diplomatic sources said, but the package hit resistance from the European Parliament....
2019-07-02, 20:13

EU leaders struggle to agree on candidates for top jobs European Union leaders are struggling to narrow down a list of candidates for key posts at the helm of the 28-nation bloc amid deep divisions over how to best balance political, geographic and gender considerations...
2019-07-01, 04:26

Former NCP Leaders, Who Joined BJP, Given Key Party Posts In Maharashtra Former Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leaders Dhananjay Mahadik and Chitra Wagh have been appointed vice presidents of the Maharashtra BJP. Both the leaders had recently joined the ruling party....
2019-09-05, 16:39

U.S. Sanctions Iraqi Militia Leaders, Former Governors The U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned two Iraqi militia leaders and two former Iraqi governors in separate cases for alleged human-rights abuses and corruption....
2019-07-19, 00:00

Amazon Didn't Cripple Bed Bath & Beyond. Its Own Leaders Did. A crisis at Bed Bath & Beyond that led activist investors to unseat top officials was decades in the making, as a frugal culture that served the retailer well in the past became a hindrance in the e-commerce age....
2019-06-02, 15:00

EU leaders start another round of talks on top jobs BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders have started another marathon session of talks desperately seeking a breakthrough in a diplomatic fight over who should be picked for a half dozen of jobs at top EU institutions. EU leaders failed in a first attempt last week to fill the roster of key appointme...
2019-06-30, 13:00

4 Former Congress Leaders Who Won On BJP Tickets Take Oath As Lawmakers The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in Gujarat has improved its strength to 104 in the 182-member House with four MLAs, who were previously with the Congress, winning the recently-held bypolls as BJP......
2019-05-28, 14:26

After PM's Warning, BJP Leaders Say Akash Vijayvargiya Was Not "Welcomed" Local BJP leaders in Indore have hastened to explain their reception of Akash Vijayvargiya, son of senior party leader Kailash Vijayvargiya, on his release from jail yesterday, after PM Modi......
2019-07-03, 07:13

Capitalism is in a moment of crisis – and business leaders know it The financial crisis and the Great Recession bared and exacerbated the consequences that came from embracing market forces in ways that 10 years of recovery have not erased, writes John Harwood....
2019-09-04, 23:26

Renault and Nissan Need Each Other to Thrive in Future, 2 Leaders Say The carmakers must reinvigorate their alliance and share the cost of a shift to electric, self-driving cars, Renault’s chairman and a Nissan board member said in separate interviews....
2019-07-21, 22:52

EU leaders agree to pick new 'Mr or Ms Europe' next month European Union leaders engaged in a first skirmish on Tuesday over who should become the next chief of the European Commission, giving themselves a short deadline to agree on the bloc's top jobs and a target of assigning half of them to women....
2019-05-29, 03:00

EU leaders agree replacements for Tusk and Juncker The Belgian prime minister has been picked by leaders in the EU to become its next council president - one of the most crucial roles in Brexit negotiations....
2019-07-02, 22:52

EU leaders agree on France's Lagarde to lead ECB European Union leaders agreed on Tuesday to name Frenchwoman Christine Lagarde as the new head of the European Central Bank and sealed a deal on filling the other four top jobs in the bloc after tortuous marathon talks exposed their deepening divisions....
2019-07-02, 20:13

EU leaders converge on Brussels to haggle over top jobs BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders are converging on Brussels to haggle over who should lead the 28-nation bloc’s key institutions for the next five years after weekend elections shook up Europe’s political landscape. Presidents and prime ministers will meet over dinner Tuesday eveni...
2019-05-28, 13:26

EU leaders seek to break stalemate on top jobs The divided European Union's 28 national leaders were to spend a third consecutive day on Tuesday arm-wrestling over who should hold the bloc's most prominent jobs until nearly 2025....
2019-07-02, 01:39

EU leaders reconvene to resolve top jobs impasse After marathon talks ended without a compromise, EU leaders are meeting again to try and overcome a deadlock over key job nominations. The talks came as the newly-elected European Parliament kicked off its first session....
2019-07-02, 12:39

E.U. Leaders Fail to Strengthen Climate Target A proposal to reduce the 28-country bloc's net carbon emissions to zero by 2050 failed when eastern countries that are heavily dependant on coal raised objections....
2019-06-21, 00:26

EU leaders enter third day of summit to carve up top posts The European Union's leaders gathered on Tuesday for a third consecutive day of arm-wrestling over the 28-nation bloc's key posts, with little sign that fundamental differences had narrowed....
2019-07-02, 12:39

Donald Trump's Message To G7 Leaders This Weekend: Be More Like The US President Donald Trump will highlight US economic policies under his stewardship at meetings with other G7 leaders this weekend in France and encourage allies to follow the American model to stave off......
2019-08-23, 05:39

Italy deserves leaders who are up to the task: Macron French President Emmanuel Macron has said Italy deserves leaders who are up to the task, describing one of the party chiefs in Rome's collapsed government as the "great loser" for having made the mistake of sharing power with the far-right....
2019-08-22, 11:00

Macron vs. Salvini: Two leaders face off over EU’s future France’s pro-EU president and the leader of Italy’s euroskeptic, far-right movement are jockeying for the role of chief powerbroker on the continent after elections to the European Parliament hollowed out the traditional political middle...
2019-05-27, 18:39

| Lee, Ancer join leaders at Travelers Championship South Korea's Lee Kyoung-hoon and Mexico's Abraham Ancer forced their way into a six-way tie at the top of the leaderboard on a low-scoring first round at the PGA Tour's Travelers Championship on Thursday....
2019-06-21, 08:52

G-20 leaders express 'serious concerns' about trade tensions Leaders from some of the world's largest economies discussed concerns over trade tensions amid ongoing international issues such as the trade war between the United States and China....
2019-06-09, 20:26

First on CNN: More NRA leaders step down amid spending controversy Three more National Rifle Association leaders have stepped down, CNN has learned, in a broadening of a leadership exodus amid a controversy over the group's spending....
2019-08-20, 23:26

G-20 leaders sidestep trade protectionism in communique Group of 20 leaders stopped short of denouncing protectionism, instead calling for the need to realize a "free, fair, non-discriminatory" trade environment in a communique issued after their two-day meeting in Osaka, western Japan, on Saturday....
2019-06-29, 11:52

EU leaders call for appointment of first female president Politicians want at least one woman at helm of European commission and councilEU leaders are being urged to select at least one woman when replacing Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk as the presidents of the European commission and council, positions that have only ever been held by men.The call i...
2019-05-23, 19:52

GOP Leaders Choose Trump's Very Racist Hill To Die On Speaking at their weekly press conference on Tuesday, House Republican leaders fervently supported President Donald Trump’s ongoing tirade against four congresswomen of color, insisting with one voice that the president’s many, many tweets weren’t racist (boy were they), and were very good....
2019-07-16, 20:13

| Tunisia says killed jihadists were al-Qaeda leaders Three suspected jihadists killed in a gun battle with Tunisian forces were wanted Algerian leaders of al-Qaeda, Tunisia's interior ministry says, a day after the shootout....
2019-09-03, 22:39

Should Lapped Cars Be Able to Fight Leaders for Position? The relative merits of a driver’s ability to unlap himself by fighting for position with the leader of a race has been a pretty hotly debated subject this week after IndyCar’s race at Mid-Ohio. And I need to know what the fans think....
2019-08-01, 02:52

Business Leaders Discuss “State Of Downtown” LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Business Leaders met at the Lexington Opera House on Wednesday night for the first “State of Downtown” event, hosted by the Downtown Lexington Partnership. The event featured a panel of local experts, who gave their outlook for downtown and answered audien...
2019-06-20, 05:39

Ex-Samajwadi Party Leaders To Be BJP Candidates For UP Bypolls Former Samajwadi Party leaders Surendra Singh Nagar and Sanjay Seth, who recently joined the BJP, have been nominated by the party as candidate for the Rajya Sabha bypolls in Uttar Pradesh, the BJP......
2019-09-03, 04:00

G-20 leaders showcase support for women’s empowerment OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Group of 20 leaders have joined their host Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in showcasing support for helping women close the gap with men in finance and other forms of economic empowerment. Ivanka Trump, adviser to President Donald Trump, said Saturday that the world economy w...
2019-06-29, 04:52

G20 leaders sidestep trade protectionism in communique Group of 20 leaders stopped short of denouncing protectionism, instead calling for the need to realize a "free, fair, non-discriminatory" trade environment in a communique issued after their two-day meeting in Osaka, western Japan, on Saturday....
2019-06-29, 09:13

G7 leaders vow to help Brazil fight fires, repair damage Leaders of the Group of Seven nations said Sunday they were preparing to help Brazil fight the fires burning across the Amazon rainforest and repair the damage even as tens of thousands of soldiers were being deployed to fight the blazes that have caused global alarm....
2019-08-26, 00:52

'Thank You' - Queen Elizabeth and world leaders applaud D-Day veterans Queen Elizabeth was joined by world leaders including Donald Trump and Angela Merkel to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, paying personal tribute to the veterans of the largest seaborne invasion in history which helped bring World War Two to an end....
2019-06-05, 22:13

"Look To India's Leaders To Condemn Violence Based On Religion": US The Trump administration wants the Indian government to swiftly condemn the acts of violence based on religion and hold the perpetrators accountable, a top official told lawmakers underlining that......
2019-06-13, 01:00

Stamina, intelligence, ego: which personality traits make the best leaders? Some say a second-class mind makes for a first-class leader, others that madness is an essential feature of the role. From Trump and Obama, to Blair and Boris Johnson, which personalities are born to rule?There is a story that often gets told about modern presidents and prime ministers, and sometime...
2019-08-10, 17:00

Rahul Gandhi, Other Opposition Leaders To Visit J&K Tomorrow Congress's Rahul Gandhi and leaders from various opposition parties will visit Jammu and Kashmir tomorrow where restrictions have been imposed since the central government withdrew special status......
2019-08-23, 18:26

60 Prominent TDP Leaders, Several Party Workers Join BJP In Telangana Around 60 prominent national, state and district level leaders of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) along with thousands of party workers joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday in Hyderabad in......
2019-08-19, 08:52

US: Gang leaders ran killings, drugs from California prison SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities charged leaders of a California prison gang Wednesday with orchestrating killings, drug sales and other crimes from behind bars in a case filed two weeks after a different prison gang was accused of organizing drug trafficking and killings from their state priso...
2019-06-19, 23:52

President, PM Modi, Other Leaders Applaud PV Sindhu For Historic Win As PV Sindhu became the first Indian to win the Badminton World Championships on Sunday, leaders from across the country congratulated the fifth-seeded shuttler for her historic win....
2019-08-25, 18:26

Saudi and UAE leaders meet to heal Yemen rift Saudi Arabia has affirmed its support for the exiled Yemini leader after UAE-backed separatists seized the southern city of Aden from forces loyal to the internationally backed government....
2019-08-13, 00:00

Trump, Senate leaders react to US-Iran tensions As President Donald Trump declares that "Iran made a very big mistake" in shooting down a U.S. drone, Republican and Democratic leaders publicly address the escalating tensions with Iran on the Senate floor Thursday morning. (June 20)        ...
2019-06-20, 18:26

Sudan protest leaders reject talks after 60 die in crackdown Sudan's protest leaders have rejected the offer of talks with the country's military rulers after 60 people reportedly died in a violent security crackdown....
2019-06-05, 17:13

Trial of Catalan Independence Leaders Ends in Spain The Spanish Supreme Court on Wednesday closed the trial of 12 leaders of the Catalan independence movement accused of staging a rebellion during their botched 2017 secession attempt....
2019-06-13, 04:00

Southeast Asian leaders open summit in Bangkok Southeast Asian leaders opened a two-day summit in Bangkok on Saturday, though it was unclear what progress their 10-country group could make on disputes in the South China Sea and the plight of ethnic Rohingya fleeing Myanmar....
2019-06-22, 09:39

Sudan’s military blames protest leaders for escalation KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s ruling military blames the protest movement for an escalation as the second day of the opposition’s general strike kicks in. The protesters have been trying to pressure the army to hand over power to civilian rule following the April ouster of longtime auto...
2019-06-10, 12:26

Afghan leaders begin peace summit in Pakistan ISLAMABAD (AP) — Dozens of Afghan political leaders are holding a peace conference in neighboring Pakistan to pave the way for further Afghan-to-Afghan dialogue. The three-day conference comes ahead of President Ashraf Ghani’s visit to Pakistan next week. Ghani, his political opponents and a b...
2019-06-22, 15:00

No Government Can Change Status Of J&K: Congress after Key leaders' meet Jammu and Kashmir acceded to India "as one State" and no government has the power to change its status or divide it or reduce any part of it to a Union Territory, the Congress said Tuesday after a......
2019-08-07, 04:13

Karnataka Leaders Condole Sushma Swaraj's Death Cutting across party lines, leaders from Karnataka condoled the death of former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi on Tuesday night....
2019-08-07, 04:13

Merkel cautions EU leaders over choice of EU Commission chief German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that EU leaders could provoke a crisis if they did not take into account the views of the European Parliament when choosing the next head of the EU executive....
2019-06-21, 03:52

PM to meet EU leaders as Number 10 plays down no-deal dossier Boris Johnson will head to Berlin and Paris this week in a bid to secure a new Brexit deal, as Number 10 seeks to play down a secret Whitehall no-deal dossier....
2019-08-19, 14:26

German, Hungarian leaders commemorate ‘89 freedom picnic Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are commemorating the 30th anniversary of the “Pan-European Picnic,” an event on the border of Austria and Hungary considered to have helped lead to the fall of the Berlin Wall...
2019-08-19, 09:39

Kremlin critic: Russian leaders underestimate electorate In August, Muscovites elect a new regional parliament. But protests have ensued because 19 opposition candidates have been barred from running. Dmitry Gudkov is one of them. He spoke to DW about the challenges he faces....
2019-07-24, 00:13

France deploys Michelin-starred chefs to win over G7 leaders World leaders converging on the seaside Basque resort of Biarritz for a summit this weekend are sharply divided on a range of issues but host country France hopes the famed local cuisine can help smooth over the disagreements....
2019-08-23, 19:39

Bon apetite! Here’s how G-7 leaders feasted to start French summit The 45th Annual Group of 7 Summit officially kicked off Saturday night — with President Trump joining world leaders for a fancy dinner at a clifftop lighthouse in the scenic French seaside resort of Biarritz. The leaders of the US, Canada, the UK, France, Italy, Germany and Japan are in attend...
2019-08-25, 06:52

Trump’s ‘poor leadership’ criticized by ex-leaders’ group Former Irish President Mary Robinson says President Donald Trump’s “poor leadership” is aggravating the world’s difficulty in uniting to tackle climate change and the threat of nuclear war...
2019-06-12, 02:26

Kashmir leaders placed under arrest amid security crackdown Public gatherings are banned, schools are closed and internet services cut as tensions rise in disputed region Prominent politicians in Indian-administered Kashmir have been placed under house arrest, while communications to Kashmir valley have been cut off following a security crackdown and fears o...
2019-08-05, 09:00

Possible Security Threat To Jammu And Kashmir BJP Leaders, Say Officials An intelligence input has been passed on to the Jammu and Kashmir police about a possible threat to some BJP leaders including its president Ravinder Raina, officials said Saturday....
2019-06-08, 17:26

| Sudan forces arrest protest leaders who met Ethiopia PM Sudanese security forces have arrested two prominent rebels and an opposition leader, a day after they met the Ethiopian premier during his reconciliation mission to Khartoum, their aides have said....
2019-06-08, 17:00

Divided G-7 Leaders Headed for Clashes at Tense Summit Once a showcase for international cooperation, Group of Seven summits have turned into minefields of geopolitical discord—and this year’s gathering promises another feast of high-level squabbling....
2019-08-23, 18:00

Mayors vs. Mitch: Leaders demand recess end for gun bills More than 200 mayors, including those in cities rocked by recent mass shootings, called on the Senate to return to Washington immediately to pass gun-control measures — but Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he has no plans to recall senators from their summer break. “Our nation can no longer wait...
2019-08-09, 06:52

GOP leaders rip Cuomo’s license plate replacement program Republican leaders ripped Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new license plate replacement program for taking motorists for a ride and steering them to choose the Mario Cuomo Bridge as one of the new designs. “I would love to see the Statue of Liberty be on the New York State license plate, but I noticed three Sta...
2019-08-21, 04:39

Trump's 'poor leadership' criticized by ex-leaders' group Former Irish President Mary Robinson says President Donald Trump's "poor leadership" is aggravating the world's difficulty in uniting to tackle climate change and the threat of nuclear war....
2019-06-12, 02:39

State leaders reach deal on new rent protections for NYC ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Legislative leaders in Albany have announced a deal on new tenant protections for millions of New York City apartment dwellers. Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie released a statement Tuesday night saying their chambers’ Democrat...
2019-06-12, 07:52

Former Fed Leaders Plea for Central Bank's Political Independence All four former still-living Fed chairs—Paul Volcker, Alan Greenspan, Ben Bernanke and Janet Yellen—made their case for the central bank to remain independent and free from short-term political pressures....
2019-08-06, 09:00

As Opposition Leaders Head To Srinagar, Government Says Stay Away Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and 11 leaders of other opposition parties are today flying to Jammu and Kashmir, where restrictions have been imposed since the centre withdrew special status from the......
2019-08-24, 09:39

Mozambique political leaders sign peace pact A long-term peace pledge has been signed by Mozambique's president and the leader of the opposition Renamo party. The deal foresees disarmament and ex-rebels taking part in elections in October....
2019-08-01, 23:26

"My Mistake": UP Official Apologises For Casteist Remarks On BSP Leaders An IAS officer, posted in Uttar Pradesh, has issued a public apology after he taunted some Dalit leaders of the BSP for their "expensive clothes and cars"....
2019-09-03, 08:39

Nicaragua frees 56 imprisoned protest leaders under new amnesty law Nicaragua said on Tuesday it had released 56 political prisoners under a new law that frees people who were arrested in recent anti-government protests, while protecting police and others who violently clamped down on the demonstrations....
2019-06-11, 22:13

S Jaishankar Arrives In Beijing For Key Talks With Chinese Leaders External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar arrived in Beijing on Sunday on a key three-day visit to hold talks with the Chinese leadership on a host of issues including finalisation of arrangements for......
2019-08-11, 15:00

Southern EU leaders criticize migrant rescue ships Leaders southern EU states tried to develop a common political and economic stance ahead of an EU summit. Migration was one issue topping the agenda with a call for rescue ships to give way to the Libyan coast guard....
2019-06-15, 01:52

Protesters march near Biarritz demanding action from G-7 leaders Thousands of anti-globalisation and environmental activists joined yellow vest protesters and Basque separatists on Saturday near the French coastal resort of Biarritz to demand action from G7 and other world leaders set to meet there....
2019-08-25, 03:13

Southern EU leaders back Cyprus in gas dispute with Turkey Heads of European Union Mediterranean states offered full support on Friday for fellow EU member Cyprus in a dispute with Turkey over the ownership of offshore natural gas deposits....
2019-06-15, 01:52

EU leaders converging on goal of zero carbon emissions in 2050 There is a growing number of European Union leaders who support the goal of making the EU economy neutral in terms of carbon emissions by 2050, but there is no unanimity yet, a senior EU official said on Wednesday....
2019-06-19, 20:26

Leaders and veterans recall sacrifice of D-Day on Normandy's beaches A lone piper playing atop the remnants of an artificial harbour on the Normandy coast on Thursday marked the hour the first British soldier landed in France 75 years ago on D-Day, the allied invasion that would turn the tide of World War Two....
2019-06-06, 10:26

Oklahoma governor, GOP leaders: drug settlement violates law NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma’s governor and Republican legislative leaders are raising concerns about the state’s proposed $85 million settlement with an opioid manufacturer that has yet to be approved by a judge. Gov. Kevin Stitt, House Speaker Charles McCall and Senate President Pro T...
2019-06-15, 00:52

2 more Hong Kong leaders apologize for extradition bill More Hong Kong leaders are apologizing for a controversial extradition bill that's sparked some of the largest demonstrations the Chinese territory has ever seen....
2019-06-19, 18:26

Hong Kong opposition movement largely without leaders HONG KONG (AP) — The largely youth-driven movement challenging Hong Kong’s government over an unpopular extradition bill is a coalition operating without a clear leadership structure. And that adds to its appeal for supporters disaffected from the moneyed elites who run the former British colo...
2019-06-18, 05:26

G20 finance leaders agree trade tensions have 'intensified' World financial leaders are meeting in Japan amid increasing trade and geopolitical tensions. Following rocky negotiations, they have reportedly pledged to take further action to address these economic risks....
2019-06-09, 07:13

Ex-FBI leaders to testify on Mueller report, Russian threat WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats angling to spotlight damning allegations from special counsel Robert Mueller’s report are focusing Wednesday on contacts between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia. The House Intelligence Committee has invited two former leaders of the FBI&#...
2019-06-12, 07:52

Preparing To Sue, Ex-Boy Scouts Recall Abuse By Unit Leaders Darrell Jackson, 57, of The Bronx, N.Y., is interviewed in New York, Tuesday, April 30, 2019. He was abused by scoutmaster Freddie Modica after joining the Boy Scouts in 1972 at the age of 10. Despite receiving psychological counseling over the years, Jackson’s marriage broke down. His childho...
2019-05-27, 17:26

Ghosn's wife steps up call for G20 leaders to help her husband The wife of ousted Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn has again called on world leaders, who have gathered in Japan for a G20 summit, to help raise the issue of her husband's treatment in the country where he is facing financial misconduct charges....
2019-06-29, 07:52

Rapinoe and Henry: a tale of two leaders defines USA's win over France While the American looked calm before Friday’s quarter-final, her French counterpart was grim-faced. That contrast continued on to the fieldAmandine Henry, the decorated France captain, came out of the locker room before Friday’s World Cup quarter-final with a serious look on her face. The furrow of...
2019-06-29, 05:39

"Unacceptable To Tell Citizens To Go Back": Republican Leaders To Trump A day after President Donald Trump said four minority congresswomen should "go back" to their home countries, Republicans criticized the quartet and cast them as the face of a socialist, left-wing......
2019-07-16, 08:52

EU leaders decide against Weber for Commission presidency: report European Union leaders have agreed that conservative German candidate Manfred Weber will not become president of the bloc's executive Commission, Germany's Die Welt daily reported on Friday, citing sources familiar with the decision....
2019-06-29, 02:52

Gubernatorial candidates make pitches to county leaders Republican Gov. Matt Bevin offered an election-year sweetener to Kentucky’s coal-county leaders on Friday, saying he’ll push to return 100% of coal severance tax revenues to their counties if he gets the chance to submit another budget proposal to lawmakers. His Democratic challenger, An...
2019-06-29, 01:26

Trump, Democratic leaders meet for Round 2 on infrastructure WASHINGTON (AP) — Three weeks have passed since President Donald Trump and Democratic congressional leaders agreed to work together on a $2 trillion package to invest in roads, bridges and broadband. Republican leaders in Congress have shown little enthusiasm for the price tag, and even less for the...
2019-05-22, 09:13

Kashima Antlers move within 4 points of J-League leaders Ayase Ueda scored two late goals as Kashima Antlers beat Shimizu S-Pulse 4-0 on Sunday to pull within four points of J-League leaders FC Tokyo       ...
2019-09-01, 19:26

Three SEAL Team Leaders Fired for Breakdowns in Discipline The unusual move comes amid a flurry of high-profile incidents involving the SEAL teams, prompting attempts by Navy leadership to bring the elite commandos under control....
2019-09-07, 02:13

Opinion: Rolling out the red carpet for 'nasty' leaders is actually rather British Seeing Donald Trump go after London Mayor Sadiq Khan was as predictable as seeing Trump spell his name wrong. But Khan's mistaken about one thing, Mark Hallam says; it's very British to fawn over this misogynist fibber....
2019-06-03, 18:26

McIlroy shoots 67 at European Masters, trails leaders by 4 Rory McIlroy shot a 3-under 67 on his return to the European Tour on Thursday, leaving the new FedEx Cup winner four strokes behind Matthias Schwab and Mike Lorenzo-Vera in the first round of the European Masters        ...
2019-08-30, 10:26

European leaders join Macron for Bastille Day parade European leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel joined French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday for the traditional Bastille Day military parade in Paris which this year honored European military cooperation....
2019-07-14, 13:52

Several Congress Leaders Resign In Support Of Rahul Gandhi Several leaders of the Congress have resigned from their posts to give Rahul Gandhi a free hand to choose a new team in the wake of the Lok Sabha election disaster although he is adamant on giving up......
2019-06-28, 15:13

Italian PM to coalition leaders: Stop squabbling or I quit Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says he'll resign unless the two parties in the coalition government set aside their differences and continue working on the government program....
2019-06-03, 21:26

Trump Son-In-Law Among Key Leaders To Address India-Focused Meet In US Reflecting the new Indo-US bonhomie, the White House has lined up its top officials, including US President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jarred Kushner, for an India-centric business conference in US'......
2019-07-08, 08:39

Trevor Noah’s advice to tech leaders: ‘They are now the man that they were trying to disrupt’ Trevor Noah has some advice from tech leaders. He also talked education, gaming, VR, and his foundation that helps children in South Africa.Read More...
2019-08-30, 08:13

Sudan celebrates end of stand-off between military leaders and opposition Sudanese citizens took to the streets of the capital, Khartoum, Friday to celebrate a power-sharing agreement that could bring an end to a weeks-long standoff between the ruling Transitional Military Council and the opposition alliance....
2019-07-05, 15:00

Great reluctance among EU leaders for further Brexit extension - Irish PM There would be a great deal of reluctance among European Union leaders to grant Britain another extension to negotiations to leave the bloc if a new prime minister sought one, Irish premier Leo Varadkar said on Monday....
2019-07-08, 13:13

Two leaders of Malian al Qaeda affiliate put on U.S. terrorism list The United States added two leaders of al Qaeda's affiliate in Mali to its global terrorism list on Tuesday, accusing them of engaging in destabilizing attacks across the West African country, the U.S. Treasury said....
2019-07-16, 21:26

Japan Abe says G20 leaders confirm need for free, fair trade Group of 20 leaders have clearly confirmed the need for a free, fair and non-discriminatory trade policy, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Saturday, suggesting that members have agreed to the wording to be included in their communique....
2019-06-29, 09:13

Trump canceling meeting with Dem leaders was a 'stunt,' Rep. Gottheimer says Freshman Rep. Josh Gottheimer, D-N.J. called President Trump's meeting cancelation a "stunt' Wednesday saying the president should focus on bipartisanship and getting work done and that Democrats are continuing to work for the American people....
2019-05-23, 02:52

Divided pro-EU leaders open talks after tense election Parties committed to closer European Union integration began bargaining over jobs and policy on Monday after an election to the EU parliament which fragmented the center but gave only limited gains to nationalists....
2019-05-27, 20:00

Divided EU leaders push to break stalemate on top jobs Divided and tired, European Union leaders went into a third day of arm-wrestling on Tuesday over who would next hold the bloc's key posts, calling for unity but sounding as split as ever on the key Commission presidency....
2019-07-02, 14:52

U.S. sanctions on Myanmar military leaders inadequate: U.N. investigator Sanctions imposed this week by the United States on Myanmar's military leaders over human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims do not go far enough, U.N. special rapporteur Yanghee Lee said on Thursday....
2019-07-19, 05:39

US blacklists Iranian nuclear proxies and militia leaders Vice President Mike Pence urged the Iranian people to “press on with courage in the cause of freedom” as the United States imposed sanctions on an array of Tehran’s international proxies....
2019-07-19, 01:39

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Iraqi Militia Leaders and Ex-Governors The Treasury Department cited human rights abuses when announcing the penalties, which are partly tied to the Trump administration’s campaign against Iran....
2019-07-19, 07:26

EU leaders choose France's Lagarde for ECB after marathon summit European Union leaders agreed on Tuesday to name France's Christine Lagarde as the new head of the European Central Bank and sealed a deal on filling the EU's other top four jobs after marathon talks that have exposed deep divisions in the bloc....
2019-07-02, 22:39

GM defense unit gets new leaders, stays quiet on plans GM has remained in stealth mode a year and a half after re-establishing its defense unit. What is known is that the new leadership team will be responsible for launching several hydrogen fuel cell-powered products....
2019-05-25, 08:39

EU suspends summit to choose new leaders after record deadlock A record-breaking European Union jobs summit was suspended Monday after officials couldn't settle on who should take over some of the alliance's top posts, officials said....
2019-07-01, 21:13

EU leaders stick to Brexit guns as they prepare for 'different breed' of PM Bloc united in respect for May and refusal to budge on withdrawal agreement Today’s political development - live updatesEU leaders are to hold emergency talks next week as they prepare for a “different breed” of Brexiter to replace Theresa May as Britain’s prime minister.A dinner to discuss candidat...
2019-05-24, 16:13

Eight Women Leaders From Maharashtra Elected To 17th Lok Sabha Eight women, more than half of them from the BJP, have made it to the 17th Lok Sabha from Maharashtra, which sends 48 lawmakers to the lower house of parliament, the second highest after Uttar......
2019-05-24, 12:52

EU summit ends in deadlock as leaders fail to agree over top job Leaders will have meet again on Tuesday after several countries refused to back France and Germany’s choiceThe longest ever EU summit has ended without agreement as Angela Merkel warned that with Brexit “looming” imposing the centre-left candidate Frans Timmermans as European commission president ri...
2019-07-01, 17:52

Jewish leaders accuse Labour of 'letting off' antisemites Party says it is taking ‘decisive action’ after leaked draft of disciplinary process sparks further angerLabour has been accused by the Board of Deputies of British Jews of “letting off” people accused of antisemitism without sanction, after a leaked draft of the party’s disciplinary process showed ...
2019-07-20, 04:39

Kaun Banega Minister?A Call From These Two Leaders Only Way To Confirm On Saturday, PM Modi had warned all lawmakers of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) to avoid falling for rumours and speculation, and also be wary of fake calls summoning them to Delhi,......
2019-05-29, 16:13

Teachers' Day: President Kovind, PM Modi, Other Leaders Extend Greetings Teachers' Day 2019: President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to former president Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, an exceptional teacher and mentor on his 131 birth......
2019-09-05, 08:26

Newtown massacre divided NRA leaders, foreshadowing split to come The group’s aggressive posture after the killing of 20 children showcased the symbiotic relationship between NRA chief Wayne LaPierre and its longtime ad firm....
2019-07-03, 19:39

FCA shuffle puts familiar leaders over Jeep, Dodge The June 24 moves show the continuing evolution of FCA CEO Mike Manley's management team, which has included returning some executives to brands and roles where they have prior experience....
2019-06-30, 08:52

36 UP Congress Leaders Resign As Election Fallout Spreads As many as 36 office-bearers of Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee resigned from their posts on Saturday continuing the spate of resignations in the party following its Lok Sabha election debacle....
2019-06-29, 23:39

Wiesberger shoots 61 to join Scottish Open leaders Bernd Wiesberger carded a 10-under 61 at the Scottish Open to move into a three-way tie for the lead after the second round        ...
2019-07-13, 06:26

When ‘fat acceptance’ movement leaders decide to lose weight 'Body positivity' and 'fat acceptance' are growing movements online. But influencers who decide to lose weight often face a backlash from their fans....
2019-07-22, 21:52

D-day veterans and world leaders take part in emotional ceremony Queen and Donald Trump among those marking 75 years since Normandy landingsLive coverage of the D-day commemorationsD-day: key facts on the largest military operation ever attemptedD-day veterans and world leaders have taken part in an emotional ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of the Normandy ...
2019-06-05, 16:26

Fans cheer World Cup champs as leaders on and off the field Adoring fans lined New York City's Canyon of Heroes on Wednesday to praise the World Cup-winning U.S. women's national soccer team as athletic leaders on the field _ and as advocates for pay equity off it       ...
2019-07-10, 19:26

Sudan's military leaders accused of ordering massacre BBC investigation includes testimony from soldiers who attacked peaceful protestersThe massacre of peaceful protesters in Sudan last month was ordered by the country’s top military rulers, according to an investigation by BBC Africa Eye.The documentary Sudan’s Livestream Massacre, which analysed mor...
2019-07-12, 16:00

UAW says no GM contract extension, union leaders to meet Sunday The United Auto Workers (UAW) said late on Saturday it would not extend its contract with General Motors Co and would decide on a course of action at a meeting of union leaders in Detroit Sunday morning that could result in talks resuming or possibly workers going out on strike....
2019-09-15, 03:39

World leaders have 'a lot to answer for' over damning figures on education Former prime minister of New Zealand Helen Clark condemns complacency as Unesco data shows one in six children won’t be in school by 2030World leaders have “a lot to answer for” as new figures reveal that governments are failing to give all children an education, and that by 2030 one in six children...
2019-07-09, 18:13

Trump announces budget deal with congressional leaders President Trump and congressional leadership have reached a deal on a new federal budget and lifting the debt ceiling, it was announced Monday night. “I am pleased to announce that a deal has been struck with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, Speaker of th...
2019-07-23, 02:13

BJP MPs Replace Congress Leaders As Heads Of 2 Key Parliamentary Panels Two crucial parliamentary panels, the standing committees on finance and external affairs, which were headed by Congress MPs in previous Lok Sabha are now chaired by BJP MPs....
2019-09-14, 16:26

Lyon lose ground on leaders PSG after draw with Bordeaux "Olympique Lyonnais fell two points behind Ligue 1 leaders Paris St Germain after being held to a 1-1 draw at home to Girondins de Bordeaux on Saturday."...
2019-08-31, 21:13

Britain plans 'unprecedented' D-Day event for queen, leaders Queen Elizabeth II is set to join British Prime Minister Theresa May and other world leaders for a ceremony on the southern coast of England that will start two days of commemorations for the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
2019-06-05, 10:00

Police leaders urge next PM to reverse policing cuts Letter calls on winner of Tory leadership contest to provide funding to tackle violent crimePolice leaders have written to the two Conservative leadership candidates to say whichever of them becomes prime minister should make providing more money to police and youth services their first priority.The...
2019-07-11, 15:26

Trump privately clashed with G7 leaders over reinviting Putin A sharp and sometimes bitter disagreement broke out between President Donald Trump and several G7 leaders over whether to allow Russia back into their club during a welcome dinner on Saturday, according to two diplomatic officials and a senior US official with knowledge of the exchange....
2019-08-28, 21:39

BJP MPs Replace Congress Leaders As Heads Of 2 Parliamentary Panels Two crucial parliamentary panels, the standing committees on finance and external affairs, which were headed by Congress MPs in previous Lok Sabha are now chaired by BJP MPs....
2019-09-14, 02:52

Senate leaders clinch deal on Iran war vote Senate Republican and Democratic leaders on Wednesday reached a deal to hold a debate on Iran this week, clearing the way for passage of a major defense policy bill before the July Fourth recess begins. Senate Democrats had threatened in recent days to hold up the must-pass defense bill if they didn...
2019-06-27, 18:52

Britain plans ‘unprecedented’ D-Day event for queen, leaders LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II is set to join British Prime Minister Theresa May and other world leaders for a ceremony on the southern coast of England that will start two days of commemorations for the 75th anniversary of D-Day. More than 300 World War II veterans plan to be at Wednesday’s...
2019-06-05, 07:13

House leaders clash over looming immigration raids House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Republican leader Kevin McCarthy clashed Thursday over a planned nationwide immigration enforcement operation expected to begin this weekend targeting people who are in the United States illegally. (July 11)        ...
2019-07-11, 21:13

Hong Kong protesters appeal to world leaders Hong Kong protesters are appealing for foreign support in their fight for political freedom, calling on world leaders to act ahead of the summit of the Group of 20 major economies in Osaka, Japan, this week....
2019-06-27, 19:13

Australia's calm leaders show the value of proper planning During the World Cup, when Joe Root, Ed Smith or Trevor Bayliss spoke to the media, they would occasionally be asked about the Ashes that followed. They were meeting, plotting plans, they said. Root was taking time out of his schedule to practise against red balls....
2019-09-09, 18:52

Von der Leyen cracks EU parliament nut, national leaders will prove tougher Ursula von der Leyen had to dangle a range of promises on migration, taxes, climate change and the rule of law to secure even a wafer-thin margin of support in the European Parliament to become the EU's first female chief executive....
2019-07-17, 21:26

Guatemalan and U.S. leaders to discuss migration, asylum deal seen close Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales will travel to Washington next week to discuss migration, among other topics, following weeks of intense negotiations aimed at declaring the Central American country a safe destination for asylum seekers....
2019-07-11, 21:26

Addressing the privacy paradox: Top leaders and experts share insights As technological innovation evolves, society evolves with it. The problem is, with each new innovation also comes risk. Whether it opens us up to new security issues or debates over our personal privacy, we’re moving fast towards a future with a lot of unknowns. During TNW Conference 2019 top govern...
2019-06-12, 13:00

US imposes sanctions on Myanmar's military leaders over Rohingya abuses Steps are the strongest the country has taken in response to massacres of minority Rohingya in 2017Mike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, has announced sanctions on the Myanmar military’s commander-in-chief Min Aung Hlaing and other military leaders over extrajudicial killings of Rohingya Muslims, ...
2019-07-17, 13:00

Catalan leaders did not engage in rebellion, Spanish court told Defence rejects claim actions amounted to coup as landmark proceedings draw to closeLawyers for the Catalan separatist leaders on trial over their alleged role in the region’s failed independence bid have flatly denied their clients engaged in violent rebellion against the Spanish state as the landm...
2019-06-12, 16:52

Leaders from 300 cities meet for Aids summit after Standard Campaign A forum, which was held as part of the Evening Standard's AIDSfree campaign that helped pave the way for a new global conference on tackling HIV/Aids, was launched in London today....
2019-09-09, 21:13

U.S. imposes sanctions on Myanmar military leaders over Rohingya abuses The United States announced sanctions on Tuesday against the Myanmar military's Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other leaders it said were responsible for extrajudicial killings of Rohingya Muslims, barring them from entry to the United States....
2019-07-17, 11:01

City, county leaders to vote on raising legal age to buy tobacco PIMA COUNTY, Ariz. – County and city leaders are set to vote Tuesday on raising the legal age to purchase tobacco and e-cigarettes from 18 to 21 in Pima County. Note: There is a poll embedded within this post, please visit the site to participate in this post's poll. The initiative is called Tobacco...
2019-08-06, 17:00

Indian Prime Minister meets party leaders after election win NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been meeting with leaders of his Bharatiya Janata Party fresh off his party’s thunderous victory in the general elections. A party official says Modi has arranged to meet with Cabinet members Friday evening. The Election Commissio...
2019-05-24, 09:39

War Of Words Among Congress Leaders In Jyotiraditya Scindia's Review Meet A verbal spat broke out among Congress leaders of West Uttar pradesh during a review meeting called by party general secretary Jyotiraditya Scindia to discuss Lok Sabha polls results on Tuesday....
2019-06-11, 22:13

White House, congressional leaders will try again to reach spending deal Top congressional leaders from both parties will meet with senior White House officials this week as the Trump administration and Congress try once again to reach a deal to avoid tens of billions of dollars in automatic spending cuts this fall, according to multiple sources.Yet both sides acknowledg...
2019-06-16, 22:13

Highlights: EU leaders meet to hammer out deal on climate, top jobs The European Union's 28 national leaders meet in Brussels on Thursday to haggle over how ambitious their climate goals should be and who should navigate the bloc in coming years....
2019-06-20, 15:52

EU leaders scramble for consensus on 2050 carbon neutral target EU nations hoping to help lead the fight against global warming by agreeing to go carbon neutral by 2050 at a summit on Thursday engaged in last-ditch diplomacy to ease fears among central and eastern states that such a commitment could cost jobs....
2019-06-20, 15:52

EU leaders may toughen climate goal for 2050, haggle over top jobs The EU's 28 national leaders meeting in Brussels on Thursday are likely to embrace a more ambitious stance on fighting climate change but haggle over who should steer the bloc, including its monetary policy, in coming years....
2019-06-20, 14:52

Navy SEAL Team 7 leaders fired for sex assault, drinking Three senior leaders of Navy SEAL Team 7 were relieved of their positions “due to a loss of confidence that resulted from leadership failures,” Naval Special Warfare Command announced Friday. The news came six weeks after a platoon within the unit was sent home from Iraq amid accusations...
2019-09-07, 05:52

| 'Zimbabwe has lost a father of the nation' - SA leaders mourn Mugabe South African leaders have expressed their condolences at the death of former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe. He died at a hospital in Singapore on Friday....
2019-09-07, 11:52

Rajnath Singh Visits Demilitarised Zone Where Leaders Of 2 Koreas Met On the last day of his trip to South Korea, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday visited the demilitarised zone where North Korean leader Kim Jong-un met South Korean President Moon Jae-in in......
2019-09-07, 15:00

Obama: Reject language from leaders that 'normalizes racist sentiments' Former President Barack Obama responded to the weekend mass shootings in Ohio and Texas on Monday with a plea to Americans to reject the language of hatred, fear and intolerance from any of their leaders....
2019-08-06, 09:00

UPDATE 2-UAW says no GM contract extension, union leaders to meet Sunday The United Auto Workers (UAW) said late on Saturday it would not extend its contract with General Motors Co and would decide on a course of action at a meeting of union leaders in Detroit Sunday morning that could result in talks resuming or possibly workers going out on strike....
2019-09-15, 04:26

| African religious leaders called on to help tackle genital mutilation Religious leaders in Africa must speak up against the practice of female genital mutilation, which affects millions of children across the continent, an international conference in Dakar has said....
2019-06-19, 19:26

Charlottesville victim sues white nationalist groups, leaders An Ohio man says he was struck by the car driven by James Alex Fields Jr. at the 2017 "Unite the Right" rally. Fields, Richard Spencer named in suit.        ...
2019-05-21, 14:38

Karnataka BJP Accuses Congress Leaders Of "Locking Up" Rebel Lawmaker The BJP today accused Congress leaders of "assaulting and locking up" a rebel legislator after he refused to take back his resignation amid a political crisis that's threatening to bring down the HD......
2019-07-11, 02:00

More EU leaders sign up to carbon net-zero goal by 2050 ahead of summit Germany has joined a growing number of EU nations to back going carbon neutral by mid-century, EU documents show, building momentum for the bloc's leaders to agree the ambitious climate goal at a summit this week....
2019-06-17, 17:52

At Living Together 2019, local leaders talk global problems Düsseldorf's mayor has welcomed 38 regional representatives from around the world to find local-level solutions to global problems. He says cities — including the midsize Rhineland municipality — face common challenges....
2019-09-02, 05:13

US Imposes Sanctions On Myanmar Military Leaders Over Rohingya Abuses The United States announced sanctions on Tuesday against the Myanmar military's Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other leaders it said were responsible for extrajudicial killings of Rohingya......
2019-07-17, 09:39

World leaders join new drive to beat noncommunicable diseases WHO is announcing today a new high-level commission, comprised of heads of state and ministers, leaders in health and development and entrepreneurs. The group will propose bold and innovative solutions to accelerate prevention and control of the leading killers on the planet – noncommunicable diseas...
2019-05-21, 17:13

Mnuchin Says Agreement Close With Congressional Leaders on Debt Ceiling Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the administration was “very close” to reaching a deal with congressional leaders to raise the federal borrowing limit and set overall spending levels for the next two years....
2019-07-16, 00:39

Hungary's Orban hosts Polish, Czech and Slovak leaders The Hungarian government says Prime Minister Viktor Orban is hosting a meeting with his counterparts from Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia to discuss the European Union, which will choose new leaders in coming weeks....
2019-06-13, 16:00

African Leaders Launch Continental Free-Trade Zone African leaders met on Sunday to launch a continental free-trade zone that if successful would unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc and usher in a new era of development....
2019-07-07, 16:00

Colombia's Duque says working to stop slayings of community leaders Colombia is working to halt scores of slayings of community leaders by criminal groups and remnant bands of rebels following the country's historic 2016 peace deal, President Ivan Duque said on Friday, during a visit from the UN Security Council....
2019-07-12, 23:39

G7 leaders need some clear-the-air talks rather than fake smiles | Larry Elliott The Beatles kept up their pretence but world leaders must face up to their differences and find solutions to potentially corrosive threatsIn 1975 the French president, Valéry Giscard D’Estaing, had a brainwave. The great powers of the west were reeling from their first postwar recession, which had l...
2019-08-19, 06:52

Mallikarjun Kharge's Message To Party Leaders As Maharashtra Polls Near Congress general secretary in-charge of Maharashtra Mallikarjun Kharge on Friday said he has urged the state unit to put up a united face to take on the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena in the......
2019-06-14, 17:39

Pope invites leaders to Vatican for global compact on education Pope Francis on Thursday invited world political, cultural, and religious leaders to a meeting at the Vatican next year to agree on "A Global Compact on Education" to better prepare the young for economic, environmental and social challenges....
2019-09-12, 19:00

African leaders launch landmark 55-nation trade zone It took African countries four years to agree to a free-trade deal in March. The trade zone will unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc and usher in a new era of development across the continent....
2019-07-08, 03:13

California church leaders charged with forced labor of homeless Twelve leaders of a Southern California-based church have been arrested on charges of coercing dozens of mostly homeless people into forced labor, holding them captive and compelling them to panhandle hours a day to collect money for their overseers....
2019-09-12, 14:39

"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 ruling party was eroding the country's democratic......
2019-08-17, 23:52

As More Trinamool Leaders Join BJP, Mamata Banerjee's Swipe At Defectors Stung by Trinamool Congress leaders defecting to the BJP after the Lok Sabha Elections, Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today launched an attack on them by calling them "greedy and corrupt" even......
2019-06-18, 16:26

Sudan military leaders say they beat back coup attempt One week after reaching a deal to share power with civilians, Sudan's ruling military council said Friday it foiled an attempted coup and arrested 16 officers....
2019-07-13, 02:26

Dem leaders float new tweak to soften minimum wage bill Top House Democrats are eyeing a major tweak to the caucus’ signature minimum wage proposal, part of a last-minute bid to bolster support among moderates just days before a floor vote. Democratic leaders are floating a more gradual path to a federal minimum wage of $15 per hour, which would mark a ...
2019-07-13, 03:13

California Church Leaders Lured Homeless Into Forced Labor, U.S. Says A dozen leaders of a California-based ministry have been accused of forcing vulnerable people to panhandle “for the financial benefit of the church leaders,” federal prosecutors said....
2019-09-12, 05:26

Former Fed leaders fight Trump's attempts to influence central bank Four former Federal Reserve leaders are stressing the importance of an independent central bank in maintaining economic stability as President Trump attempts to influence its current chief through barbed public statements and Twitter posts....
2019-08-08, 02:13

California church leaders arrested for forced labor of homeless Authorities arrested a dozen leaders of a California-based church who have been accused of subjecting dozens of homeless people to forced labour and holding them against their will, prosecutors said....
2019-09-11, 15:52

Leaders in Ontario, Quebec and B.C. as federal election campaign kicks off All have been campaigning unofficially for weeks, making early policy promises while also trying to hit their rivals where it hurts, whether the broken promises of the Liberals or controversial positions held by Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer....
2019-09-11, 15:26

Progressives press Dem leaders to avoid divisive fight over Israel Senior progressive Democrats are urging House leaders to abandon plans to vote on a contentious measure in support of Israel next week, just as tensions within the caucus had temporarily faded into the background.A small group of Democrats, including leaders of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, ...
2019-07-17, 05:13

World leaders set to discuss how to ramp up climate change efforts The UN climate action summit on 23 September will be the most important event since the Paris climate deal, but a lack of ambition could hold efforts back...
2019-09-10, 15:13

‘We blew it’: Forbes named 99 men and only one woman on its list of ‘most innovative leaders’ A Twitterstorm erupted after the list, developed by business professors and published by Forbes, included only one woman. Forbes has created a task force in response....
2019-09-10, 16:26

Australia should reduce emissions, coal mining: Pacific leaders Australia should do more to reduce its carbon emissions and giving cash to countries battling climate change was not enough, Pacific island leaders said on Tuesday in a rebuke of Canberra's latest attempt to improve ties with the region....
2019-08-13, 09:39

Angela Merkel's shaking changes how Germany's leaders discuss their health When Angela Merkel shakes, the whole of Germany worries. But on Thursday, comfortably seated, the chancellor got through a state reception untroubled. Politicians revealing health issues is no longer taboo in Germany....
2019-07-11, 23:39

Apologise To People For Mistakes: Mamata Banerjee To Trinamool Leaders Stung by defections and poor show in the Lok Sabha polls, West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee on Thursday gave some pep-talk to her party lawmakers asking them to be more humble......
2019-07-12, 02:52