Lebanese Finance Minister Says Budget Deficit Will Be Below 9% of GDP

The Lebanese state draft budget for 2019 will have a deficit below 9% of gross domestic product (GDP) and it may be less than...

Syrian State Media Says Projectiles Were Fired From Israel

Syrian air defenses targeted projectiles fired from the direction of Israel for the second night in a row, Syrian state media said on Saturday. The...

Australia’s Ruling Conservative Coalition Elected to Surprise Third Term

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s ruling conservative coalition won a surprise victory in the country’s general election on Saturday, defying opinion polls that had...

According to Archie’s Birth Certificate Meghan Markle is a Princess of the United Kingdom

The Duchess of Sussex gave birth to her first child Archie at the private Portland Hospital in Westminster, her son's birth certificate revealed this...

Renowned Architect I.M. Pei, who Designed the Louvre Pyramid and John Hancock Tower, Dead...

I.M. Pei, the versatile, globe-trotting architect who revived the Louvre with a giant glass pyramid and captured the spirit of rebellion at the multi-shaped...

Here We Go: Taiwan Becomes First Asian Country to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

Taiwan has approved same-sex marriage, becoming the first in Asia. Friday, the Taiwan legislature will allow full marriage rights to same-sex couples, according to CBN News. The...

Prince Harry Reaches Settlement with Agency Over Helicopter Photos That Forced Royal Couple to...

Prince Harry has settled with Splash News after the photography agency flew a helicopter so close to the royal couple’s home that it forced...

Spy Pictures of Iranian Missiles in Persian Gulf Caused U.S. Panic on Iran, NYT...

The sharp escalation in tensions between Iran and the U.S. came after American intelligence snapped photos of small boats equipped with Iranian missiles in...

Crime Reporter Shot and Killed in Mexican Tourist Resort

A crime reporter has been shot and killed in the beach resort of Playa del Carmen on Mexico’s Caribbean coast, authorities said on Thursday,...

U.S. Withdraws All Non-Emergency Personnel from Embassy in Iraq

The U.S. State Department has ordered the withdrawal of all non-emergency personnel from the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and U.S. Consulate in Erbil amid...

Here We Go: British Judge Rules That 4-Year-Old Boy Has ‘Gender Dysphoria’ and Should...

A British judge is supporting the parents of a 4-year-old who believe their child is transgender and who want to dress him in a...

Sherpa Climber Kami Rita Breakes His Own Record by Climbing Mount Everest for 23rd...

Sherpa climber Kami Rita scaled Mount Everest on Wednesday for a 23rd time, breaking his own record for the most successful ascents of the...
French President Emmanuel Macron and New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern attend a meeting at the Elysee Palace, Wednesday, May 15, 2019 in Paris. Several world leaders and tech bosses are meeting in Paris to find ways to stop acts of violent extremism from being shown online. (Charles Platiau/Pool via AP)

U.S. Abstains from Global Pledge to Curb Spread of Hate Speech, Extremism, and Violent...

The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize...

Argentinian Doctor on Trial After He Refused to Perform an Abortion for Medical Reasons

An Argentine doctor is on trial for “obstetrical violence” and breach of duties after he refused to perform a legal abortion on a 19-year-old rape victim. Dr....

Fledgling Synagogue in the Heart of Islam-Dominated Middle East Gets a Rabbi

It’s been a maxim for decades: Jewish synagogues in Arab countries are dying, and no new ones are being built. But there’s an exception. A...
In this Nov. 22, 2018, photo, British army Maj. Gen. Christopher Ghika, deputy commander for Strategy and Information, Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR), shakes hands with a Spanish soldier during a transfer of authority ceremony at the Besmaya Range Complex, Iraq. Ghika denied the U.S. assertion of an increased threat from Iranian-backed forces in Iraq and Syria. (Spc. Eric Cerami/U.S. Army via AP)

Tensions Over Iran Reveal Cracks in Time-tested UK-U.S. Alliance

Gone, at least for now, are the halcyon days when strong military and political ties between Britain and the United States meant that Washington...
In this Thursday, May 9, 2019 photo released by the U.S. Navy, the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln transits the Suez Canal in Egypt. The aircraft carrier and its strike group are deploying to the Persian Gulf on orders from the White House to respond to an unspecified threat from Iran. (Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Dan Snow, U.S. Navy via AP)

U.S. Pulls Nonessential Staff from Iraq Amid Rising Mideast Tensions

The U.S. on Wednesday ordered all nonessential government staff to leave Iraq, and Germany and the Netherlands both suspended their military assistance programs in...

Religion Professor at the American University in Cairo Loses Position for Refusing to Promote...

A Saudi billionaire whose father endowed a chair in comparative religion at the American University in Cairo has pressured the school to take the...

Israel Marks One Year Since President Trump Moved Embassy to Jerusalem

Seventy-one years ago today, on May 14th, 1948, Israel declared its independence. Israelis celebrated last week according to the Hebrew calendar with dancing in...
FILE - This Jan. 10, 2019 file photo, shows a newly opened segregated West Bank highway near Jerusalem. Israel's government went on a spending binge in its West Bank settlements following the election of President Donald Trump, according to official data obtained by The Associated Press. Both supporters and detractors of the settlement movement have previously referred to a “Trump effect,” claiming the president’s more lenient approach to the settlements would result in additional West Bank construction. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean, File)

Trump’s Election has Boosted Israeli Settlement Construction

Israel’s government went on a spending binge in its West Bank settlements following the election of President Donald Trump, according to official data obtained...