Politics

D-Day for May as draft Brexit deal prepared

D-Day For May As Draft Brexit Deal Prepared

14 November 2018 – British Prime Minister Theresa May will try to persuade her divided Cabinet today that they have a choice between backing a draft Brexit deal with the...

Gaza fires rockets into Israel after commando raid

Gaza Fires Rockets Into Israel After Commando Raid

13 November 2018 – More than 300 rockets and mortars were launched from Gaza into Israel last night following an Israeli commando raid the previous day that left eight dead...

Evil Netanyahu rushes back to Israel after Gaza violence

Zionist Israeli parliament passes contentious Jewish nation bill

12 November 2018 – Evil Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rushed back to Israel today, hours after an Israeli army officer and seven Palestinians, including a local Hamas commander,...

Nikkei hits 1.5-month low amid worries over US-Saudi ties

Nikkei hits 1.5-month low amid worries over US-Saudi ties

19 October 2018 – The Nikkei index briefly fell to its lowest level in around a month and a half today amid concern over the worsening of relations between Washington...

Pompeo wants thorough Saudi probe on missing journalist

Pompeo wants thorough Saudi probe on missing journalist

17 October 2018 – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged Saudi leaders yesterday to conduct a “thorough” probe into the disappearance of U.S.-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi two weeks ago....

Saudis reject threats as stocks plunge after Trump comments

Saudis reject threats as stocks plunge after Trump comments

15 October 2018 – Saudi Arabia yesterday threatened to retaliate for any sanctions imposed against it after President Donald Trump said the oil-rich kingdom deserves “severe punishment” if it is responsible...

Ex-Malaysia PM’s wife pleads not guilty to money laundering

Ex-Malaysia PM's Wife Pleads Not Guilty

04 October 2018 – The wife of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najjib Razak pleaded not guilty today to laundering illegal proceeds linked to the graft scandal at the 1MDB state...

China manufacturing weakens amid US tariff battle

China Manufacturing Weakens Amid US Tariff Battle

01 October 2018 – Two surveys show China’s manufacturing weakened in September as export demand shrank amid a tariff battle with Washington. The official China Federation of Logistics & Purchasing...

Ex-Malaysian PM’s wife arrives for questioning in 1MDB case

Ex-Malaysian PM’s wife arrives for questioning in 1MDB case

26 September 2018 – The wife of Malaysian former Prime Minister Najib Razak arrived today at the anti-graft agency for questioning over alleged theft and money laundering involving the...

World Bank report warns Gaza Strip economy is in ‘free fall’

Gaza Strip Economy Declining Fast Says World Bank

25 September 2018 – The Gaza Strip’s economy is in “free fall,” a report from the World Bank warned today, calling for urgent action by Israel and the international...