Saturday 21st of September 2019
Thousands protest in Algiers despite tight security
Thousands of protesters took to the streets of the Algerian capital on Friday in defiance of a heavy security presence to demand the ouster of the country’s army chief
Attack on Aramco a serious threat to region’s security, says King Salman
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdul Aziz said on Friday that the attack on Aramco represents a serious escalation and threat to the security of the region
US Treasury targets ‘crucial funding mechanism’ for Iran’s terror network
The US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) took action on Friday against the Central Bank of Iran (CBI), the National Development Fund of Iran (NDF), and Etemad Tejara...
Hezbollah’s Nasrallah says Iran would destroy Saudi Arabia in any war
Lebanon’s Hezbollah warned Saudi Arabia on Friday against betting on a war against Iran because it would destroy the country and urged Riyadh and the United Arab Emirates to halt the war in Yemen inst...
Trump says US has just sanctioned Iran's national bank
The United States has imposed sanctions on Iran’s central bank, US President Donald Trump told reporters at the White House on Friday, nearly a week after attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia tha...
UN agency says 124 suspected cholera cases in Sudan
The UN’s humanitarian agency says that two of Sudan’s southeastern provinces have reported 124 suspected cholera cases with seven deaths
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio drops 2020 presidential bid
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday ended his campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination
US military to present Trump with several options on Iran
The Pentagon will present a broad range of military options to President Donald Trump on Friday as he considers how to respond to what administration officials say was an unprecedented Iranian attack...
Lebanese PM: France working to reduce escalation after Aramco attacks
France is working to “reduce the escalation” following an attack on Saudi oil installations, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri said on Friday following talks with French President Emmanuel Macron
US man charged with scouting targets for Hezbollah
A US citizen was charged Thursday with transmitting information to Hezbollah for possible terrorist attacks in the United States, the Justice Department said
Kuwait raises security alert level at oil and commercial ports
Kuwait raised its security alert level at oil and commercial ports on Friday, according to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA), citing a decision by the trade and industry minister
IRGC ex-head: Iran will respond to US plots from Mediterranean to Indian Ocean
A top military advisor to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei said on Friday that Iran will respond from the Mediterranean to the Indian Ocean against any US conspiracies, the semi-official Mehr news a...