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World Israeli defenses intercept Iranian drones and missiles. (Reuters)

Iran Attacks Unify American Position in Support of Israel

The American administration and Congressmen are anticipating a potential Israeli response to the rocket and drone attack launched against it by Iran overnight…

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Ex-Officials Speak to Asharq Al-Awsat on Washington’s Sudan Policy

As Sudan marks one year since the start of its war, US efforts to broker peace and deliver aid to millions trapped in the conflict are struggling. After…

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World  A woman carrying a picture of the Iranian activist Mahsa Amini in Brussels last September (AFP)

‘MAHSA’ Act Advances in US Senate

After more than 7 months of approval in the House of Representatives, the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee announced it will discuss the Mahsa Amini Human…

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US Appoints New Envoy to Sudan Amid Conflicting Responses

The US administration is striving to contain growing criticism of its attempts at controlling the situation in Sudan amid increasing concerns about…

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World Republican chair of the US House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Mike Turner during a session in September 2021. (Reuters)

Republican Congressman Warns of ‘Serious’ National Security Threat

Representative Mike Turner, Republican chair of the US House of Representatives intelligence committee, has issued a statement warning of a "serious national…

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Features An aircraft takes off to join the US-led coalition to conduct air strikes against military targets in Yemen, aimed at the Iran-backed Houthi militias that have been targeting international shipping in the Red Sea, from an undisclosed location, in this handout picture released on January 12, 2024. (US Central Command via X/Handout via Reuters)

Losses and Gains: What Next after Western Strikes against the Houthis?

The American and British strikes against weapons caches and camps of the Iran-backed Houthi militias in Yemen didn't come as a surprise after Washington and…

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US Lawmakers Vow to Stop Funding Israel

The opposition to fund Israel is growing in the US Congress amid calls for the US administration to stop its “unconditional” support for Tel Aviv in the Gaza…

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World Joseph Ziegler, an IRS Agent, seated at left, and IRS Supervisory Special Agent Gary Shapley, right, wait to testify on the Hunter Biden investigation, as the House Ways and Means Committee takes a vote during their hearing, Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2023, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

House Votes to Begin Impeachment Inquiry into Biden

All eyes turned Wednesday night to the US House of Representatives which passed a resolution to formally authorize its ongoing impeachment inquiry into…

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