Sunday, December 4, 2022

World

‘Greta’: A Young Activist’s Moment, Praised and Criticized

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — She stepped onto the biggest of global stages to face the most diverse of audiences, and she made it count. "How dare you?" she kept saying to some of the wor...
FILE - This Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, file photo shows Google's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. AP

EU Top Court Rules In Favor Of Google On ‘Right to be Forgotten’ Issue

Luxembourg- Google won a major case in the European Union on Tuesday, when the bloc's top court ruled that the U.S. internet giant doesn't have to extend the EU's "right to be forg...

Britain Joins US In Blaming Iran For Saudi Oil Attacks

United Nations - Britain joined the United States on Monday in blaming Iran for attacks on key oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, but the Iranian foreign minister pointed to claims of...

Bulgaria Opens 1st Jewish School In Over 20 Years

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Sofia — Bulgaria’s Jewish community opened its first Jewish school in over 20 years. The opening last week of the Ronald S. Lauder Day School in Sofia is a significant developme...

Iran Calls Sending Of Troops To Saudi Arabia By US ‘Posturing’

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Tehran - Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif referred to the sending of U.S. troops to Saudi Arabia as “posturing” in an interview on Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation.” ...

Trump Visits 2 Key States With Leaders Of India, Australia

Houston - President Donald Trump's run-up to the U.N. General Assembly was a dash on Sunday through two key political states with two world leaders at events that felt like his rau...

Iran Asks West to Leave Persian Gulf as Tensions Heightened

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's president called Sunday on Western powers to leave the security of the Persian Gulf to regional nations led by Tehran, criticizing a new U.S.-led coaliti...
FILE - A file picture dated 27 May 2005 shows the spire of the Chrysler Building in New York, USA. EPA

First Official Synagogue To Be Constructed in United Arab Emirates

The first official synagogue to be built in the United Arab Emirates will be completed by 2022, according to a report by "the National" website, a local news outlet. The shul will ...

Iran’s Guard Says Ready For ‘Any scenario’ Amid US Standoff

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Tehran - Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard is ready for combat and "any scenario," its chief commander said Saturday, as the country's nuclear deal with world powers collapses an...

Germany Eases Nationality Law For Descendants Of Holocaust Victims

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Berlin - German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer announced on Thursday plans to ease the country’s Nationality Law to make descendants of Nazi victims eligible for German citizensh...

Victims Of Iranian Terror To Receive More Than $28 Million

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Tehran - Victims of Iranian-related terrorism will be getting more than $28 million following the sale of Iranian properties in Ottawa and Toronto in accordance with a recent Canad...

Canada’s Trudeau Faces Backlash Over Brownface Photo From 2001

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Toronto - Confessing a "massive blind spot" in his thinking, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau moved to contain a growing furor Thursday after a photo surfaced of him in brownface at a...

Iran: No Trump-Rouhani Meeting Scheduled During UN General Assembly

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Tehran - Iran said on Monday that President Hassan Rouhani will not meet with U.S. President Donald Trump next week at the U.N. General Assembly, even though Washington has repeate...

Big Global Climate Protests On Friday Get Union Support

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Berlin - Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to join worldwide demonstrations this week ahead of a U.N. climate summit in New York, as unions and some businesses lend thei...

BDS Co-Founder Omar Barghouti To Speak At Labour Party Conference Festival

London - Palestinian activist and co-founder of the BDS movement Omar Barghouti will speak on a panel at an event taking place alongside the British Labour Party Conference. Bar...

Energy prices Spike After Saudi Oil Attack, US Blaming Iran

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates  — Global energy prices spiked on Monday after a weekend attack on key oil facilities in Saudi Arabia caused the worst disruption to world supplies on r...

Trump: US Locked and Loaded for Response to Attack on Saudis

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A weekend drone attack on Saudi Arabia that cut into global energy supplies and halved the kingdom's oil production threatened Sunday to fuel a r...

Attack on Saudi Oil Sites Sparks US-Iran Tension, Spike in Oil Prices Anticipated

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A weekend drone attack on Saudi Arabia that cut into global energy supplies and halved the kingdom's oil production threatened Sunday to fuel reg...
FILE - In this Feb. 26, 1997 file photo, Khaled al-Otaiby, an official of the Saudi oil company Aramco, watches progress at a rig at the al-Howta oil field near Howta, Saudi Arabia. According to an assessment published Monday, April 1, 2019, by Moody's Investors Services, the net profits of Saudi Aramco reached $111 billion last year. (AP Photo/John Moore, File)

Iran Dismisses US Allegation It Was Behind Saudi Oil Attacks

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran denied on Sunday it was involved in Yemen rebel drone attacks the previous day that hit the world's biggest oil processing facility and an o...

Saudi Arabia: Drone Attacks Knocked Out Half Its Oil Supply

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Dubai - Yemen's Houthi rebels launched drone attacks on the world's largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and a major oil field Saturday, sparking huge fires and halting ...