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Netanyahu's US speech a 'blessing' for Iran talks?

Critics say Israeli prime minister's address before the US Congress undermines his case against the Iran nuclear deal.

Mali's main rebel group asks for delay on peace deal

Tuareg rebel alliance says it has asked for "reasonable delay" for consultations before signing.

UN: Iraq violence kills at least 1,100 in February

UN mission in Iraq says 611 civilians among 1,103 killed last month while the rest were members of security forces.

Egypt court ruling opens way for possible poll delay

Cairo court says election-related law is unconstitutional, paving way for delaying long-awaited parliamentary elections.

5 Things Benjamin Netanyahu Won’t Tell Congress

AJ+ | – “He’s back. Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu – questing to win hearts, minds and votes back home during election season – will be speaking to the U.S. Congress on Tuesday,…

“We Are Here”

WARSAW, Poland—There were ministers and presidents and an audience full of people from around the world. But at the opening of the beautiful Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw last week, there was one speech that stood out from all of the others. Show More Summary

Iranian Cleric Says ‘Final Steps’ Being Taken In Nuclear Talks

By Golnaz Esfandiari | (RFE/RL) Tehran’s provisional Friday Prayers leader says the “final steps” are being taken in Iran’s talks with six global powers aimed at reaching an agreement curbing Tehran’s disputed…

Israel to demolish homes of dozens of Bedouins in Abu Dis

JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — Dozens of Palestinian Bedouins from the al-Jahalin community in eastern Abu Dis have received orders from Israeli forces to demolish their homes themselves. The steel structures in which the…

Some U.S. leaders to refuse meeting with Israeli PM during Washington trip

CCTV America | — “Benjamin Netanyahu is set to meet with lawmakers a few weeks before elections in Israel. CCTV America’s Nathan King filed this report from Washington.” CCTV: “Some U.S. leaders…

Vote counting begins after Lesotho snap elections

Despite tensions in the run-up to polls, observers say election day passed off without incident.

Sierra Leone vice president in quarantine over Ebola

Sierra Leone recorded 18 new cases of Ebola last week, pushing the government to impose new travel restrictions.

A Former State TV Reporter Shines a Viral Light on China's Smog

"I have to stand out and do something, and I will do it right now, right here, in the very moment where I am. I am the change."

Boris Nemtsov's last walk

Did Boris Nemtsov, the bogeyman of righteous Russians, push his luck by provoking Putin repeatedly?

Sisi's ever-widening terrorism net

Hamas terror designation further underscores the politicisation of Egypt's judiciary.

“The Japan-U.S. Alliance Is the Cornerstone of Japanese Diplomacy and Foreign Relations”

After taking daring economic measures to drag Japan out of recession, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may be on the verge of another breakthrough: a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping next week at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation gathering in Beijing. Show More Summary

The US Finally Lifts the Curse of the ‘Golden Cage’ Visa

Thousands of highly skilled immigrants are admitted into US each year, but their highly skilled spouses were not allowed to work. But that's about to change.

UN Syria envoy moves to finalise deal on Aleppo truce

De Mistura and FM agree to send delegation on fact-finding mission to war-ravaged city as part of plan to halt fighting.

Why Do We Fear Challenging Authority?

Have you ever noticed your own inclination, or that of other people, to believe what you/they are told by someone seen to be in authority? For example, did you know that there is overwhelming scientific evidence that the 911 destruction of the World Trade Center buildings 1, 2 and 7 was a false flag operation? [...]

Sri Lanka inflict heavy World Cup defeat on England

Thirimanne, Sangakkara share 212-run partnership as Sri Lanka chase down 310 with ease in the World Cup.

‘Jihadi John’ contemplated suicide in 2010, dreaded M15

The Islamic State killer better known as Jihadi John was so panic-stricken after being accosted by British intelligence in 2010 that he considered committing suicide, it has been revealed. According to a Daily Mail report, the ISIS extremist who has now been identified as Mohammed Emwazi, wrote an email to Mail On Sunday, explaining his […]

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