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China Throws Iran a $400 Billion Lifeline

China and Iran are moving quickly toward a comprehensive strategic partnership that could see up to $400 billion in Chinese investments flow...

Ayaan Hirsi Ali blasts Ilhan Omar over call to remake US

Somalia-born human rights activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali criticized Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Friday over recent comments in which the lawmaker called for "dismantling...

Turkey’s president formally makes Hagia Sophia a mosque

The president of Turkey on Friday formally reconverted Istanbul’s sixth-century Hagia Sophia into a mosque and declared it open for Muslim worship,...
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Israel Hawks Are Spending Big To Unseat Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar

Right-leaning pro-Israel groups are targeting Rep. Ilhan Omar, a Minnesota Democrat and outspoken critic of the Israeli government who is one of...

UAE, Saudi Arabia stall on US-led talks to end feud between Gulf countries

Washington has been pushing for Gulf quartet to ease or lift blockade against Qatar in attempt to strengthen its hand against Iran

President Trump impeachment articles delivered to Senate for trial

The articles of impeachment charging US President Donald Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress were delivered to the Senate on Wednesday,...

US soldier killed in Kenya is identified after Alshabab attack that left 3 Americans dead

 A U.S. Army specialist killed with two other Americans in an attack Sunday by al-Qaida-aligned militants in Kenya has been identified by...

Security Council Press Statement on Terrorist Attack in Mogadishu

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest possible terms the terrorist attack of 28 December 2019 at the Ex-control...

Boris Johnson, Conservatives secure smashing win in British election

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party has won a resounding overall majority in the United Kingdom's general election and will return...

Drug arrest after overnight traffic stop in Rochester, Minnesota

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Drunk driving and drug charges are pending against a woman after an early morning traffic stop.

Ethiopia to swear in new prime minister Abiye Ahmed on April 2

Ethiopia’s prime minister-elect Abiye Ahmed will be sworn in on Monday, its parliament said, after the ruling coalition chose him to succeed Hailemariam Desalegn...

Hailemariam Desalegn asks Ethiopians to support ongoing reforms by government

Ethiopia’s outgoing prime minister and former chairperson of the ruling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), Hailemariam Desalegn, has called on the public to...

Ethiopia, UAE sign MoU on Political Consultations

Ethiopian Foreign Minister Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu received Sheik Abdullah bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the UAE today...
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Marist College International Student Relieved ICE Order Was Removed

International students around the country are breathing a sigh of relief after the Trump administration reversed an order that would remove international...
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Ilhan Omar: When I spoke out about systematic oppression, the Republican response was vicious

This past week, I met with community members and state lawmakers to push for more change in the wake of George Floyd’s...

A brazen online attack targets V.I.P. Twitter users in a bitcoin scam

In a major show of force, hackers breached some of the site’s most prominent accounts, a Who’s Who of Americans in politics,...

Abiy Ahmed must draw lessons from the failed Ethio-Eritrean federation

by Bizuneh Getachew Yimenu It appears that our political elites have forgotten that once...