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Russia Further cements its Presence in the Middle East

The collapse of the Soviet Union ended Russia as a superpower, eventually leading to Moscow’s full withdrawal from the Middle East, but decades later President Vladimir Putin would reverse this trajectory by reinserting itself back into the region.

By |2018-12-18T11:15:52+00:00December 18th, 2018|Defense, Foreign Policy|0 Comments

Saudi Arabia slams US Senate vote as ‘interference’

Saudi Arabia on Monday slammed as "interference" US Senate resolutions over its war in Yemen and critic Jamal Khashoggi's murder, warning that the move could have repercussions on its strategic ties with Washington.

By |2018-12-17T06:47:46+00:00December 17th, 2018|Foreign Policy|0 Comments

France ready to take Strasbourg suspect dead or alive, says government spokesman

Hundreds of police scoured eastern France on Thursday for a fugitive gunman behind a deadly Strasbourg Christmas market attack that left two people dead and six others fighting for their lives.

By |2018-12-13T07:21:32+00:00December 13th, 2018|Foreign Policy|0 Comments

Strasbourg shooting suspect cried out “Allahu Akbar” – Paris prosecutor

The man suspected of carrying out a fatal shooting attack in Strasbourg on Tuesday night had cried out "Allahu Akbar" during the attack, said Paris prosecutor Remy Heitz.

By |2018-12-12T07:07:37+00:00December 12th, 2018|Foreign Policy|0 Comments

That was awkward — at world’s biggest climate conference, U.S. promotes fossil fuels

President Trump’s top White House adviser on energy and climate stood before the crowd of some 200 people on Monday and tried to burnish the image of coal, the fossil fuel that powered the industrial revolution — and is now a major culprit behind the climate crisis world leaders are meeting here to address.

By |2018-12-11T07:29:00+00:00December 11th, 2018|Foreign Policy|0 Comments

Tear Gas Still Lingering, France’s President to Address the Nation

With the smell of tear gas and smoke still lingering in Paris and other cities after a fourth weekend of protests, France’s president planned a nationwide address on Monday to respond to the anger among many middle-class and working-poor citizens frustrated over their declining economic means.

By |2018-12-10T06:51:27+00:00December 10th, 2018|Foreign Policy|0 Comments