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Qatar takes UAE to U.N. human rights court over boycott

LONDON (Reuters) – The government of Qatar said on Monday it was taking the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations’ International Court of Justice over what it described as human right violations. The UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt imposed a boycott on Qatar in June 2017, severing diplomatic …

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‘You are my voice’: Kurdish leader campaigns from Turkish jail

ANKARA: Turkey’s leading Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtas is facing not only President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in this month’s presidential elections but the seemingly insurmountable obstacle of having to campaign from jail. Demirtas, the former co-leader of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) and still by far its most prominent figure, has …

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Netanyahu to leave for Europe: Iran top of the agenda

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu will leave, tomorrow (Monday, 4 June 2018), for a round of diplomatic meetings in Berlin, Paris and London. He will meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel tomorrow, with French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday and with British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday. In London the …

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Cyclone Mekunu live updates: Oman’s Salalah lashed

Oman: With helicopters and humanitarian relief on board, two Indian navy ships have set sail from India to Oman. The two ships, INS Deepak and INS Kochi, sailed from Mumbai yesterday. They have relief material on board. They are on stand-by to assist Salalah if required, according to the Indian …

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US Sanctions On Iran Threaten Vital India-Afghanistan Chabahar Project

Chabahar is among a number of projects of transport and energy networks projects designed to boost Afghanistan’s trade WASHINGTON/KABUL:  US President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear accord and re-impose sanctions on Tehran threatens to derail a project to help build Afghanistan’s economy, endangering a key …

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Iran told: comply with US demands or face ‘strongest sanctions in history’

Mike Pompeo threatens Tehran with additional measures and warns: ‘The Iranian regime should know this is just the beginning’ Mike Pompeo has threatened Iran with the “strongest sanctions in history” if it does not comply with a list of a dozen US demands. In a speech that attempted to lay …

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Pompeo set to unveil US “Plan B” to confront Iran

Play Video Pompeo: We need to be in every corner of globe 00:50 Washington (CNN)Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will unveil the administration’s “Plan B” for countering Iran on Monday, an idea that some critics call a “pipe dream,” while others question whether the administration is coming clean on its …

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Beleaguered Nawaz Sharif Rattles Pakistan Army’s Cage

With a not-so-subtle jab, the former prime minister has virtually indicted the country’s powerful army for a disastrous national security policy that has turned Pakistan into an international pariah. Mohammad Taqi The three-time former prime minister of Pakistan Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif took a not-so-subtle jab at the Pakistan army’s …

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US closely monitoring Iranian forces in Persian Gulf: Navy chief

The United States Navy is closely monitoring Iranian forces in the Persian Gulf and expects a “period of uncertainty” and increased level of alertness, the US Navy chief has said. “It is a period of uncertainty that we are entering into right, how the whole world will respond to this …

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Oman faces property crash as foreign workers leave

At least 670 commercial property owners are facing potential bankruptcy, says bank source Oman’s property sector is feeling the squeeze as thousands of expatriates leave the country following a renewed government drive to replace them with Omanis. Ahmed Al Hamadani is one of the many landlords who are losing income. …

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