Category Archives: Politics

CBS: US’s Zinni Steps Down from Middle East Assignment

Anthony Zinni, a retired U.S. general who sought to resolve a dispute between Qatar and some of its neighbors and to forge an Arab security alliance to contain Iranian power, has resigned, CBS News reported Tuesday.

CBS News quoted Zinni …

Woman gives birth in ambulance due to snowstorm

The Lebanese Red Cross in the town of Harar in Akkar managed to deliver a pregnant woman’s baby, after she was trapped inside her house in the town of Fnaideq because of the snowstorm.

The mother and newborn were later …

Thailand Braces for Powerful Storm at Southern Beach Towns

Bangkok, Thai authorities suspended ferry

services and began evacuations Thursday ahead of a powerful tropical

storm that is expected to pound the Southeast Asian nation’s famed

southern beach resorts during a peak tourism season.

Rain was already falling around the …

German driver charged, remanded for antimigrant attack

A 50-year-old German man accused of driving a car into groups of foreigners on New Year’s Eve has been formally remanded in custody for attempted murder, police said Wednesday.

Eight people, including two children, were wounded in an assault that …

SEZAD Signs New Road Service Agreement

Muscat, The Special Economic Zone Authority at

Duqm (SEZAD) today signed an agreement of the Service Road

Construction Project at Aman District, at the Special Economic Zone in

Duqm (SEZD); which shall be executed by Premier International

Projects LLC (PIPOMAN).…

Trump Pays Surprise Visit to US Troops in Iraq

Baghdad, President Donald Trump defended the

decision to withdraw his troops from Syria during a surprise visit to Iraq,

his first for a conflict zone after a nearly two years of his presidency.

“The United States cannot become a policeman …