Saturday 23rd of November 2019
Israel’s Netanyahu faces calls to quit but is defiant in crisis
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced calls to resign over a corruption scandal on Friday, as senior government colleagues publicly declared support after some signs of cracks in party loyal...
Dutch state not obliged to take back ISIS children, rules appeals court
The Dutch state is not obliged to actively help repatriate the young children of women who left the Netherlands and joined ISIS in Syria
13 more bodies of soldiers found days after Mali attack
People in Mali say 13 more bodies of soldiers have been found days after an attack by extremists in the northeast killed at least 30
Palestinians: Israeli settlers torch cars in West Bank
Israeli settlers attacked five villages in the occupied West Bank overnight, torching vehicles and olive trees, and leaving graffiti on the walls of homes, Palestinian officials said Friday
Court suspends ruling on ‘unlawful’ Hong Kong mask ban for seven days
Hong Kong police can continue enforcing a ban on demonstrators wearing masks for the next seven days, the High Court said Friday, to allow the government time to appeal an earlier ruling that the acti...
Iraq officials: 3 protesters die in ongoing Baghdad clashes
Three Iraqi protesters were killed and 25 wounded on Friday amid ongoing clashes with security forces near a strategic bridge in Baghdad, security and medical officials said
Spain set for money laundering trial against uncle of Syria’s al-Assad
Spain is heading towards a money laundering trial against an uncle of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, the High Court said on Friday, after an investigating judge finished his probe
Kazakhstan to host Syria talks on December 10-11
Kazakhstan will host a fresh round of Syria peace talks sponsored by Russia, Turkey and Iran on December 10-11, Kazakh foreign minister Mukhtar Tleuberdi told reporters on Friday
Seoul decides to keep Japanese military intelligence pact
South Korea says it has decided to continue a 2016 military intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan it previously decided to terminate amid ongoing disputes over their wartime history and trade
Sri Lanka president to call snap parliamentary election in March
Sri Lanka’s new president said Friday that he will call a snap parliamentary election in March following his sweeping victory at the weekend
Iran FM spokesman condemns EU statement on protests
European officials’ recent statements about the anti-government protests in Iran are an “interference in Iran’s internal affairs,” foreign ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Friday, adding that...
Lebanon holds Independence Day celebrations amid unrest
The Lebanese government held a military parade at the Defense Ministry to celebrate the country’s 76th Independence Day on Friday