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Moqtada Sadr Wins Election In Iraq

Moqtada Sadr Wins Election In Iraq

🕔08:52, 19.May 2018

The final results of Iraq’s elections confirmed Saturday a breakthrough for nationalist cleric Moqtada Sadr, who was in the lead, ahead of internationally favoured prime minister Haider al-Abadi.

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China Lands Strategic Bomber On South China Sea, U.S. Gets Angry

China Lands Strategic Bomber On South China Sea, U.S. Gets Angry

🕔07:59, 19.May 2018

China angers US after landing planes, including H-6K bomber, on a South China Sea reef. The Pentagon condemned the military activity as ‘raising tensions and destabilising the region’.

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S-400 Purchase By Turkey Causing ‘A Lot of Headaches’

S-400 Purchase By Turkey Causing ‘A Lot of Headaches’ Updated

🕔00:00, 19.May 2018

Turkey wants to buy modern S-400 anti-aircraft systems from Russia. NATO military warn, Moscow could spy so possible weaknesses of the new US fighter jet F-35.

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Germany, US Disagree Over Russia’s New Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

Germany, US Disagree Over Russia’s New Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

🕔13:14, 18.May 2018

The Nord Stream 2 project will double the amount of natural gas Russia can funnel directly to the heart of Europe from newly tapped reserves in Siberia, intentionally skirting eastern European nations like Poland and Ukraine.

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Nigeria Buhari Stood His Ground Against Trump’s Pressure

Nigeria Buhari Stood His Ground Against Trump’s Pressure

🕔12:56, 18.May 2018

Try as he might, President Trump couldn’t land a deal with Nigerian leader Muhammadu Buhari at their tête-à-tête in Washington last month.

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Trump Warns Kim Jong-un: Denuclearise or Risk Overthrow

Trump Warns Kim Jong-un: Denuclearise or Risk Overthrow

🕔12:31, 18.May 2018

US president Donald Trump says North Korea’s Kim Jong-un could suffer same fate as Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi over nuclear weapons.

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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) In Serious Political Crisis

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) In Serious Political Crisis

🕔12:21, 18.May 2018

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which won the most seats in the recently concluded poll, rushed to swear in a chief minister although it did not have the numbers for a majority.

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Sergei Skripal Now Discharged From Hospital

Sergei Skripal Now Discharged From Hospital

🕔11:54, 18.May 2018

Salisbury District Hospital Chief Executive, Cara Charles-Barks, said: “It is fantastic news that Sergei Skripal is well enough to leave Salisbury District Hospital.

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Muslims Countries Don’t Follow U.S. On Israel Embassy – Turkey Says

Muslims Countries Don’t Follow U.S. On Israel Embassy – Turkey Says

🕔11:45, 18.May 2018

“In the final declaration, we will emphasise the status of the Palestine issue for our community, and that we will not allow changing the status of the historic city,” Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said in an opening address.

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Israel Must Quickly Leave UN Rights Council – Avigdor Lieberman

Israel Must Quickly Leave UN Rights Council – Avigdor Lieberman

🕔13:18, 17.May 2018

Avigdor Lieberman claimed that “Israel is under a double attack,” one from Gaza and another campaign of “hypocrisy headed by the United Nations Human Rights Council.”

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Steve Bannon Promoted ‘Culture War’ – Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower

Steve Bannon Promoted ‘Culture War’ – Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower

🕔11:52, 17.May 2018

“The company learned that there were segments of the population that responded to messages like ‘drain the swamp’ or images of border walls or indeed paranoia about the ‘deep state’ that weren’t necessarily reflected in mainstream polling or mainstream political discourse that Steve Bannon was interested in to help build his movement,” Wylie said.

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Israel Bomb Hamas Base in An Air Raid

Israel Bomb Hamas Base in An Air Raid

🕔11:45, 17.May 2018

The overnight raid by Israel came after it said gunfire from Gaza targeted its soldiers and damaged a house. No one was hurt by the gunfire.

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Iran Says Chinese CNPC Ready to Replace Total On Gas Deal

Iran Says Chinese CNPC Ready to Replace Total On Gas Deal

🕔11:28, 17.May 2018

Zanganeh said on Wednesday that were CNPC, which was part of the Total deal, unable to carry out the work in South Pars due to US sanctions it would fall to Iran’s Petropars.

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Yahya Jammeh Gambia’s Ex-President Now Faces Extradition, Prosecution

Yahya Jammeh Gambia’s Ex-President Now Faces Extradition, Prosecution

🕔11:12, 17.May 2018

Yahya Jammeh fled into exile in Equatorial Guinea in January 2017 after losing elections. It is not clear if Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang would agree to an extradition process.

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Russia-Ukraine Gas Dispute Causing Concern In Europe

Russia-Ukraine Gas Dispute Causing Concern In Europe

🕔10:55, 17.May 2018

The gas dispute between Moscow and Kyiv is entering a new round, and some fear that deliveries through Ukraine will be stopped. Which countries could be most affected, and will bilateral tensions lead to a new gas war?

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