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Sudanese Judges, US Denounce Violence against Anti-military Protesters

Sudanese Judges, US Denounce Violence against Anti-military Protesters

Sudanese head of judiciary and judges condemned violence against anti-military protesters in a rare public statement on Thursday, while the United States said it would consider unspecified steps against those holding up efforts to resolve Sudan's political crisis. At least 72 civilians have died

ISIS Jailbreak, Attacks in Syria, Iraq Raise Alarm; Scores Die

ISIS Jailbreak, Attacks in Syria, Iraq Raise Alarm; Scores Die

The ISIS group unleashed its biggest attack in Syria since the fall of its “caliphate” three years ago.

US Treasury Imposes Sanctions on Lebanese Individuals over Hezbollah Ties

The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on three Lebanese nationals and 10 companies it said were part of an international Hezbollah network, accusing them of evading sanctions on the group with an armed militia that is designated as a Foreign Terrorist Organization by Washington. The US Tr

Palestinian Minister: Biden Moving Too Slow on Pushing Peace

Palestinian Minister: Biden Moving Too Slow on Pushing Peace

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad Malki said Wednesday US President Joe Biden was moving too slowly to reverse all of the Trump administration’s adverse policies against the Palestinians and not using Washington’s special relationship to pressure Israel to abandon “its rejection of a two-state solu

UN Agencies Calls on Israel to Immediately Release Detained Palestinian Child

UN Agencies Calls on Israel to Immediately Release Detained Palestinian Child

A number of United Nations agencies called for the immediate release of a seriously ill Palestinian child detained in Israel. Israel has extended the detention of Amal Nakhleh until May 18 without charge or trial.

Saudi, Yemeni Calls for Holding Houthis Accountable for Local, Regional Terrorism

Saudi, Yemeni Calls for Holding Houthis Accountable for Local, Regional Terrorism

As Houthi militias ramp up their terror attacks targeting civilian objects locally and regionally, Saudi and Yemeni statements called for the need to hold the Iranian-backed coup group accountable. Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Yemen Mohammed Al-Jaber said on Twitter on Thursday that the United Na

Arab League: Date of Algiers Arab Summit Missing Starting Date

Arab League: Date of Algiers Arab Summit Missing Starting Date

Arab League Assistant Secretary-General Ambassador Hossam Zaki said the date of the Arab summit scheduled to be held in Algeria hasn’t been determined yet.

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