With John Bolton out, Trump can now go soft on Iran

World / Politics Sep 11, 2019

With John Bolton out, Trump can now go soft on Iran

by Eli Lake

President Donald Trump's decision to part ways with his national security adviser, John Bolton, was overdetermined. They disagreed on Afghanistan. They differed on North Korea. There was tension between them over Venezuela. They couldn't even agree on whether Bolton quit or was fired. Their most ...

500 refugees trapped in Libya to be evacuated to Rwanda

World / Social Issues Sep 11, 2019

500 refugees trapped in Libya to be evacuated to Rwanda

Rwanda agreed Tuesday to take in 500 refugees and asylum-seekers trapped in Libya under an agreement signed with the United Nations and the African Union. The deal comes after repeated allegations of dire conditions for migrants in Libya's detention centers, including beatings and other abuses, ...

Thousands of Yemenis rally in Aden in support of UAE

World Sep 6, 2019

Thousands of Yemenis rally in Aden in support of UAE

Thousands of Yemenis marched in Aden on Thursday in support of the United Arab Emirates, which assists separatists who seized the southern city from the Saudi-backed government in a power struggle that has opened a new front in Yemen's war. The rally took place as ...

World / Politics Sep 5, 2019

Iran to unveil details on cuts to nuclear commitments

Iran is set to detail its latest cut to commitments under a 2015 nuclear deal on Saturday, in response to U.S. sanctions and perceived inaction by other parties to save the accord. Iran's atomic energy organization spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi will hold a news conference to ...