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CNN’s Chris Cuomo suspended over role in ex-Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s sex scandal

  • LOS ANGELES: CNN on Tuesday suspended its top news anchor, Chris Cuomo, for his role in defending his brother, former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, over sexual harassment allegations. The cable news channel said in a statement the suspension followed the release of new court documents on Mon...

Arab coalition destroys Houthi drone launched from Sanaa airport

  • RIYADH: The Arab coalition destroyed and explosive drone launched from Sanaa airport, the Saudi Press Agency reported. The drone was downed in the governorate of Amran in Yemen. The coalition also hit Houthi units, who they said were moving weapons. The drone was assembled and rigged by t...

UAE continues to rewrite tomorrow after 50 years of growth

  • When the Nasdaq started trading in 1971, few would have believed that, 50 years later, an Abu Dhabi-backed company headquartered in New York would strike the largest IPO on the US stock exchange this year. GlobalFoundries, the world’s third-largest semiconductor manufacturer, was created by Mu...

Young Jordanians show they will not accept normalization with Israel

  • More than 25 years after the signing of the 1994 Jordan-Israel peace treaty, the vast majority of Jordanians remain adamantly hostile to their neighbor to the west. And while a new generation was born during this so-called era of peace, the rejection of any form of normalization of relations wi...

Emotions run high as Syrians plead with UN Security Council to investigate war crimes

  • NEW YORK: The atmosphere in the UN Security Council changed when human rights activist and survivor of Assad regime prisons Omar Alshogre began to talk. Monday’s meeting had been convened to shed light on the prevailing impunity in Syria and the need for the council to do more to end it and ens...

German court convicts ex-Daesh member in Yazidi girl’s death

  • BERLIN: A former member of the Daesh group was convicted by a German court on Tuesday of genocide and committing a war crime over the death of a 5-year-old Yazidi girl he had purchased as a slave and then chained up in the hot sun to die. The Frankfurt regional court sentenced Taha Al-J., an I...

Pentagon orders new probe into Syria airstrike investigated by NYT

  • WASHINGTON: The Pentagon launched a fresh probe Monday into a 2019 airstrike that killed civilians in Syria, two weeks after a New York Times investigation claimed the US military concealed dozens of non-combatants’ deaths. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin instructed Army General Michael Garrett...

Argentina to probe Myanmar war crimes claims

  • BUENOS AIRES: Argentina’s justice system will investigate allegations of war crimes committed by the Myanmar military against that country’s Rohingya minority under a court ruling upholding the principles of “universal justice.” The appeals court decision, which AFP has seen, overturns a lower...

Arab coalition targets Iran Revolutionary Guard experts in Sanaa

  • RIYADH: The Arab coalition struck Iranian Revolutionary Guard experts in Yemen’s capital, the Saudi Press Agency reported. The coalition asked civilians in Sanaa not to gather near the targeted sites. The operation complies with international humanitarian law and its customary rules, the co...

Libyan presidential hopefuls petition against PM’s candidacy

  • TRIPOLI: Candidates for Libya’s presidential election have petitioned against the interim prime minister’s bid and a Tripoli court is to examine their request, media reports said Sunday. Influential former Interior Minister Fathi Bashagha was among several presidential hopefuls to have filed a...