Thousands rally in Morocco against Trump Mideast peace plan

World / Social Issues Feb 10, 2020

Thousands rally in Morocco against Trump Mideast peace plan

Thousands of demonstrators flooded the streets of the Moroccan capital Sunday to protest against a new U.S. Middle East peace plan which the Palestinians say favors Israel. Carrying Palestinian flags, the demonstrators, including local politicians and trade unionists, marched in Rabat chanting "Long Live Palestine. They ...

Israel hits Iran-backed posts in Syria, killing 23

World Feb 7, 2020

Israel hits Iran-backed posts in Syria, killing 23

Israeli airstrikes killed 23 Syrian and foreign fighters in Syria Thursday, a monitor said, the latest in a spate of raids Israel has said targeted an Iranian presence on its doorstep. Israel has pledged to prevent its main enemy from entrenching itself militarily in Syria, ...

Trump plan for Mideast will die before he does, says Iran leader

World / Social Issues Feb 6, 2020

Trump plan for Mideast will die before he does, says Iran leader

Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, predicted Wednesday that Donald Trump would outlive the U.S. president's controversial proposals for Israeli-Palestinian peace. "This plan will certainly not work and it will die before Trump," Khamenei told a gathering in Tehran to mark the February 1979 Islamic ...

Palestinians announce cutting of all ties with Israel and U.S.

World Feb 2, 2020

Palestinians announce cutting of all ties with Israel and U.S.

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas announced Saturday a cut of all ties with Israel and the United States, including security cooperation, after Washington unveiled a controversial Middle East plan seen as favoring Israel. Abbas has made similar declarations before and it was not immediately clear what ...