US Mulls Deploying Special Forces to Kyiv Embassy

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US President Joe Biden’s administration is in the early stages of planning to send special operations soldiers to Ukraine to assist in the security of the US Embassy in Kyiv. Several unnamed US officials, in a report by CNN, said …

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Biden Arrives in South Korea for First Stop in Asia Visit

South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol and United States (US) President Joe Biden toured a Samsung Electronics chip plant together on Friday as part of the latter’s first stop in his visit to Asia. A fact sheet released by the White …

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Kuwaiti Ruler Accepts Government’s Resignation

© Ron PrzysuchaSecretary of State Antony J. Blinken meets with Kuwaiti Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and Kuwaiti Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmed Al- Sabah, in Kuwait City, Kuwait on July 29, 2021. [State Department photo by Ron Przysuch

Kuwait’s Crown Prince Sheikh Meshal al-Ahmad al-Sabah on Tuesday accepted the resignation submitted by the government a month ago. State News Agency KUNA reported that the Crown Prince issued a decree assigning Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Hamad Al-Sabah to stay in …

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Gazprom Top Brass Mysteriously Die of Suicide Within Three Months

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At least six Gazprom executives were found dead from apparent suicides within the past three months which fueled speculation that their deaths were ordered by the Kremlin. Alex Raufoglu, a correspondent from Newsweek released a tweet that contained the names …

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Homeland Security Impersonators Arrested by FBI

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has arrested two individuals on Wednesday in Washington, DC, for allegedly impersonating Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials. A report from CNN has identified these two individuals as Arian Taherzadeh and Haider Ali, who …

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US to Impose New Sanctions on Putin’s daughters and Russian Banks

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The United States (US) government has announced new sanctions that targets Russian President Vladimir Putin’s daughters and two of the country’s largest banks.  A fact sheet released by the White House revealed that the full blocking sanctions will include Putin’s …

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Kuwait Government Submits Resignation to Emir

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The Kuwaiti Prime Minister has officially submitted the resignation of the government to the Emir, local media reported, a move following months of confrontations with Parliament. Kuwaiti Prime Minister Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Sabah met with Kuwait’s Crown Prince Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber …

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North Korea Warns of War Amid Tirades With South

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The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un warned South Korea of serious threat over the latter’s preemptive strike statement. South Korean Defense Minister Suh Wook said during a visit to the country’s strategic missile command on Friday that …

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Singaporeans Protest Death Penalty

Fourth EstateAbdul Kahar bin Othman (pictured) was sentenced for drug-related offenses and to the mandatory death penalty in Singapre - Photo Courtesy of the Family of Abdul Kahar bin Othman

Singaporeans converged at Speakers’ Corner inside Hong Lim Park on Sunday, April 3, to air out their opposition to what seemed to be the resumption of the death penalty in the country.  Kirsten Han, a prominent local activist, shared images …

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Bahrain Closes Indian Restaurant for Denying Entry to Veiled Woman

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Bahrain authorities closed an Indian restaurant in Manama, the capital city after it allegedly denied entry to the veiled women with the restaurant authorities apologized and expressed regret for the action. Bahrain Tourism and Exhibition Authority (BTEA) said it has …

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