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Israel kills 52 Palestinians as US opens Jerusalem embassy

Posted by on 14/05/2018
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Israel kills 52 Palestinians as US opens Jerusalem embassy

Israel kills 52 Palestinians as US opens Jerusalem embassy

Kuwait requests UNSC meet – Turkey: US shares blame – Arab League: US move ‘immoral’ JERUSALEM: Israeli forces killed 52 Palestinians on the Gaza border in the conflict’s bloodiest day in years yesterday as clashes and protests coincided with the deeply controversial opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem. The clashes, which left more than […]

US defies most of world with Jerusalem embassy

Posted by on 10/05/2018
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US defies most of world with Jerusalem embassy

US defies most of world with Jerusalem embassy

Embassy inauguration due to take place Monday JERUSALEM: The United States moves its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem next week in defiance of the Palestinians and most of the world, likely further heightening tensions at a time of tumult in the region. US President Donald Trump is set to make good on his pledge in […]

Fear, loathing and dismay in Iran as US exits nuclear deal

Posted by on 09/05/2018
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Fear, loathing and dismay in Iran as US exits nuclear deal

Fear, loathing and dismay in Iran as US exits nuclear deal

Jubilation gives way to gloom as renewed sanctions loom   ANKARA: Morad Sabzevari was among thousands of jubilant Iranians who took to the streets to celebrate a nuclear deal with major powers in 2015. He expected it to end his country’s isolation, and even bring prosperity one day. Sabzevari’s hopes were dashed on Tuesday, when […]

Oil soars as Trump dumps Iran nuke deal

Posted by on 09/05/2018
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Oil soars as Trump dumps Iran nuke deal

Oil soars as Trump dumps Iran nuke deal

Sanctions spell the end of OPEC output deal LONDON: Oil prices rose more than 3 percent yesterday to 3-1/2 year highs, after US President Trump abandoned a nuclear deal with Iran and announced the “highest level” of sanctions against the OPEC member. Ignoring pleas by allies, Trump on Tuesday pulled out of an international deal […]

Trump pulls US from ‘defective’ Iran nuclear deal, slaps sanctions

Posted by on 08/05/2018
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Trump pulls US from ‘defective’ Iran nuclear deal, slaps sanctions

Trump pulls US from ‘defective’ Iran nuclear deal, slaps sanctions

Rouhani slams ‘psychological warfare’ – Pompeo in N Korea, date set for summit WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump defied the pleas of his European allies and pulled the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal yesterday, vowing to re-impose crippling sanctions on Tehran and warning that Iranians deserve a better government. His decision itself […]

US Embassy signs go up in Jerusalem

Posted by on 07/05/2018
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US Embassy signs go up in Jerusalem

US Embassy signs go up in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM: US Embassy road signs went up in Jerusalem yesterday ahead of next week’s opening of the mission in accordance with President Donald Trump’s recognition of the city as Israel’s capital. Trump says he is making good on US legislation and presidential pledges dating back decades. Other world powers have not done so, sidestepping one […]

Iran: US will regret quitting nuclear deal

Posted by on 06/05/2018
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Iran: US will regret quitting nuclear deal

Iran: US will regret quitting nuclear deal

TEHRAN: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said yesterday that if the United States quits the nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers then Washington would regret it “like never before”. US President Donald Trump has threatened to withdraw from the agreement when it comes up for renewal on May 12, demanding his country’s European allies “fix […]

Stormy Daniels taunts fake Trump as lawyer presses media blitz

Posted by on 06/05/2018
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Stormy Daniels taunts fake Trump as lawyer presses media blitz

Stormy Daniels taunts fake Trump as lawyer presses media blitz

WASHINGTON: Porn actress Stormy Daniels took aim at Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live with comedy as her lawyer pressed forward yesterday with a straight-faced media offensive against the president. Daniels and her lawyer Michael Avenatti appear emboldened by the revelation that Trump reimbursed his attorney for a payment to the porn star, undercutting the […]

Hawaii quake triggers fresh volcano eruptions

Posted by on 05/05/2018
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Hawaii quake triggers fresh volcano eruptions

Hawaii quake triggers fresh volcano eruptions

LEILANI ESTATES, Hawaii: Thousands of people have been forced to flee after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake shook Hawaii’s Big Island, triggering the collapse of a coastal cliff and prompting fresh eruptions of a volcano that has been spewing lava near residential areas. No injuries have been reported but several homes were destroyed or badly damaged […]

Trump reimbursed lawyer for payment to porn star: Giuliani

Posted by on 03/05/2018
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Trump reimbursed lawyer for payment to porn star: Giuliani

Trump reimbursed lawyer for payment to porn star: Giuliani

Daniels paid the sum as part of ‘hush agreement’ WASHINGTON: Donald Trump reimbursed his long-time lawyer Michael Cohen for a $130,000 payment made to porn star Stormy Daniels, former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani said Wednesday, appearing to contradict the president’s own statements on the matter. Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, claims she […]

Porn star sues Trump

Posted by on 01/05/2018
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Porn star sues Trump

Porn star sues Trump

NEW YORK: Porn star Stormy Daniels, who claims she had an affair with Donald Trump in 2006, filed a lawsuit against the US president on Monday for defamation. Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, lodged the complaint with the US District Court for the Southern District of New York. In the suit, Clifford said […]

Cold case culture: when writers revive the stalled investigations

Posted by on 29/04/2018
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Cold case culture: when writers revive the stalled investigations

Cold case culture: when writers revive the stalled investigations

Book sparks renewed interest in US murders LOS ANGELES: US detectives analyzed DNA to capture the former policeman alleged to be the notorious “Golden State Killer” but it was a book that sparked renewed interest in the murders. “I’ll Be Gone in the Dark,” a chilling true-crime bestseller by Michelle McNamara, was published after she […]