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World - International
7/13/2022 1:27:47 PM
The U.S. Navy on Wednesday sailed a destroyer close to China-controlled islands in the South China Sea in what Washington said was a patrol aimed at asserting freedom of navigation through the strategic seaway.

World - International
7/12/2022 12:30:41 PM
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken called on China to comply with a 2016 arbitration ruling that invalidated Beijing's vast territorial claims in the South China Sea and warned that Washington is obligated to defend treaty ally Philippines if its forces, vessels or aircraft come under attack in the disputed waters.

World - International
7/11/2022 5:28:13 PM
Family and friends of Japan's assassinated former prime minister Shinzo Abe paid their respects Monday at a wake in Tokyo as Washington's top diplomat hailed the ex-premier as a "man of vision".

War in Ukraine - Military
7/9/2022 3:08:04 PM
Russian troops pursued their "relentless" shelling of Ukraine's eastern Donetsk region on Saturday as Ukrainian officials warned Moscow was preparing for further attacks and Washington promised new military aid to Kyiv.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
7/1/2022 12:39:00 PM
Washington and Tehran have begun indirect nuclear talks in Qatar as hopes of the Gulf Arab countries increasing international supplies of oil have waned.

World - Region
6/21/2022 10:55:22 AM
The Arab-American Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) held its 42nd annual convention in Washington DC on Friday from 17 to 18 June after a two-year-long hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

War in Ukraine - Military
6/15/2022 7:37:35 PM
US President Joe Biden announced a new package of arms and ammunition for Ukraine Tuesday after reaffirming Washington's support for Kyiv against Russia's invasion in a call with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/10/2022 8:20:51 PM
During a meeting between the new Ethiopian Ambassador to Washington DC and the US special envoy to the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia "highlighted its interest" to the US in the resumption of the African Union-sponsored negotiations with Egypt and Sudan to resolve the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) dispute.

World - International
6/8/2022 10:07:56 PM
China and Russia took aim at the United States during a landmark UN General Assembly session on Wednesday, accusing Washington of stoking tensions on the Korean Peninsula.

World - Region
6/8/2022 2:09:58 PM
Iran insisted Wednesday it had declared all sites which hosted past nuclear activities after Western governments submitted a motion to the UN atomic energy watchdog to censure it for non-cooperation.

War in Ukraine - Military
6/5/2022 3:52:33 PM
When President Donald Trump was impeached in late 2019 after pressuring Ukraine's leader for ``a favor,'' all while withholding $400 million in military aid to help confront Russian-backed separatists, even the staunchest defense hawks in the Republican Party stood virtually united by Trump's side.

World - International
6/5/2022 12:03:43 PM
North Korea test-fired a barrage of short-range ballistic missiles from multiple locations toward the sea on Sunday, South Korea's military said, extending a provocative streak in weapons demonstrations this year that U.S. and South Korean officials say may culminate with a nuclear test explosion.

World - International
6/2/2022 11:47:02 AM
China on Thursday said it "firmly opposes" trade talks between the United States and Taiwan after Taipei and Washington announced the launch of a new initiative to deepen economic ties.

World - Region
5/27/2022 2:47:22 PM
Iranian state media reported Friday that Tehran has demanded the release of a ship seized by Greek authorities in their waters allegedly under pressure by Washington last month.

World - International
5/22/2022 12:44:44 PM
President Joe Biden arrived Sunday in Japan for the second leg of an Asia trip underlining US commitment to the region but overshadowed by concern that North Korea will test a nuclear weapon after ignoring Washington's attempt at outreach.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
5/21/2022 8:47:51 PM
Russia on Saturday published a list of 963 leading Americans, including US President Joe Biden, Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg and Hollywood actor Morgan Freeman banned from entering the country in retaliation for similar moves by Washington since the offensive in Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
5/10/2022 3:52:24 PM
Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi headed to Washington on Tuesday for talks with President Joe Biden dominated by Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

World - Region
5/10/2022 3:48:49 PM
Jordan's King Abdullah II will visit Washington on Friday for talks with US President Joe Biden.

World - International
5/9/2022 10:19:30 PM
The Washington Post won the Pulitzer Prize in public service journalism Monday for its coverage of the Jan. 6 insurrection at the US Capitol, an attack on democracy that was a shocking start to a tumultuous year that also saw the end of the United States' longest war, in Afghanistan.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
5/1/2022 6:56:38 PM
The current level of disagreements between Cairo and Washington is within the normal range given the path of a century of diplomatic relations.

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