Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Kentucky, Idaho and Oregon Primary Developments

Primaries were held Tuesday night in Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Kentucky, Idaho, and Oregon, with results from the most important races still pending. In Pennsylvania, John Fetterman has emerged as the front-runner for the Democratic Senate candidacy. Although votes are still …

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Saudi and US Top Officials Discuss Strengthening Bilateral Cooperation

Fourth EstateU.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan (left) and Saudi Minister Prince Khalid bin Salman (right) - Courtesy KBS

The United States and Saudi Arabia’s top security officials met on Wednesday in Washington, where they spoke about the long-standing partnership between the two countries.  The US National Security Advisor, Jake Sullivan during meeting with Saudi Vice Minister of Defense …

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UN Calls For Swift Formation Of ‘Inclusive Government’ After Elections in Lebanon

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called on Lebanon to form an “inclusive government” to tackle the country’s economic crisis, and lauded authorities for conducting elections this week despite the challenging circumstance. Guterres said he is looking forward to the …

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Libya’s Interim PM Fathi Bashagha Retreats From Tripoli After Heavy Clashes

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Libya’s parliament-appointed Prime Minister Fathi Bashagha has retreated from the capital city Tripoli early Tuesday after armed clashes erupted. Libya Observer reported that Bashagha entered Tripoli late Monday and said he was warmly welcomed by the people, but withdrew hours …

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Mali Pulls Out of Extremist Fighting Group

Marie-Lan NguyenMalian troops - Marie-Lan Nguyen

Mali announced its withdrawal from the G5, a west African force against extremists, on Sunday. The withdrawal was a direct result of Mali’s rejection as leader of the G5 regional organization, which comprises Mauritania, Chad, Burkina Faso, and Niger. According …

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Ex-Pakistan PM Khan’s Security Beefed Up Over “Assassination Plot” Claims


The Pakistani government on Monday said they have taken all necessary measures to beef up security for former Prime Minister Imran Khan after he claimed there was a plot to assassinate him. During a rally in Sialkhot in Pakistan’s Punjab …

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15 European Nations Urges Israel To Stop Settlement Expansion

Fourth EstateNew houses being constructed at the Israeli settlement of Eldad, south of Bethlehem in the West Ban - Trocair

Several European countries on Friday urged Israel to reverse its decision to advance plans to construct around 4,000 housing units in the West Bank. In a joint statement by fifteen spokespersons of the Foreign Ministries of France, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, …

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Erdogan Says Turkey Opposes Finland, and Sweden Joining NATO

Turkish President Recep Tayyp Erdogan said Friday that his country is not in favor of Finland and Sweden joining NATO, and said that even accepting Greece into the alliance was a mistake. Speaking to reporters, Erdogan said that they are …

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Biden Says US Ties With Israel “Unbreakable”

Fourth EstatePresident Joe Biden in a video message on the occasion of Israel’s 74th Independence Day marked in Israeli Embassy in Washington, DC. - The White House

President Joe Biden said Thursday that ties between the US and Israel is unbreakable, reminding that the US was the first country which recognized Israel as an independent state.   President Joe Biden in a  video message on the occasion …

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