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Business - Economy
2/1/2022 1:56:33 PM
The World Bank Group (WBG) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced that their annual autumn joint meetings will be held in Washington DC in October instead of Marrakesh, Morocco due to COVID-19 concerns.

World - International
2/1/2022 10:09:51 AM
Russia's embassy in Washington said Tuesday that Moscow will not back down in the face of US sanctions threats over Ukraine, ahead of a phone call between the top US and Russian diplomats.

World - International
1/31/2022 11:54:56 AM
North Korea confirmed Monday it test-launched an intermediate-range ballistic missile capable of reaching the U.S. territory of Guam, the North's most significant weapon launch in years, as Washington plans steps to show its commitment to its Asian allies.

World - International
1/30/2022 8:52:55 PM
The United States and Britain on Sunday flagged new and "devastating" economic sanctions against Russia, as Washington and its NATO allies step up efforts to deter any invasion of Ukraine.

World - Region
1/23/2022 10:39:08 AM
Using Iranian bank funds freed from American sanctions, South Korea has paid Iran's $18 million in delinquent dues owed to the United Nations, Seoul said Sunday. The step was apparently approved by Washington to restore Tehran's suspended voting rights at the world body.

World - International
1/22/2022 6:04:04 PM
The Baltic nations of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania will send US-made anti-tank and anti-aircraft missiles to Ukraine in a move that Washington says it is fully endorsing amid Kyiv's escalating tensions with Russia

World - Region
1/20/2022 7:00:02 PM
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Thursday that talks with Iran over its nuclear program are at a 'decisive moment', but warned that if a deal is not reached in the coming weeks then Washington and its allies may change tactics.

World - Region
1/20/2022 12:24:59 PM
Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad Malki criticized U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday for moving too slowly to reverse all of the Trump administration's adverse policies against the Palestinians and not using Washington's special relationship to pressure Israel to abandon "its rejection of a two-state solution and peace negotiations.''

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
1/18/2022 9:49:38 PM
Is the current Israeli government any different from its predecessor, asks Mohamed Salmawy

World - International
1/15/2022 1:34:30 PM
China said Saturday it would begin implementing a strategic agreement with Iran, strengthening economic and political cooperation between the two countries as Beijing blasted Washington's sanctions on Tehran.

World - International
1/14/2022 6:58:16 PM
The United States' Omicron wave is beginning to recede in New York and other major cities, official data showed this week, even as Covid-19 hospitalizations, a lagging indicator, reached new highs.

World - International
1/10/2022 8:43:51 PM
Russia told the United States it has no plans to invade Ukraine, Moscow's top negotiator at talks in Geneva said Monday, saying Washington was taking Russia's proposals for security guarantees "very seriously".

World - Region
1/9/2022 9:11:32 PM
Washington said Sunday it refused to be threatened by Iran's weekend sanctioning of some 50 Americans including senior officials, warning that Tehran would face "severe consequences" if it attacked any US nationals.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
1/6/2022 1:26:00 PM
Moushira Khattab, the first woman president of the National Council for Human Rights, speaks with Sahar Zahran in Washington about Egypt’s efforts to advance human rights

World - International
1/3/2022 10:35:08 AM
US President Joe Biden on Sunday reassured his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky that Washington "will respond decisively" if Russia moves to invade its pro-Western neighbor, the White House said in a statement.

World - International
12/31/2021 4:01:59 PM
Melting glaciers, deadly floods in Germany, record high summer temperatures in generally mild Oregon, more urgent pleas for help from Pacific island nations. With growing urgency, the effects of climate change were felt around the world in 2021.

World - Africa
12/31/2021 1:58:55 PM
Ethiopia is set on January 1 to lose key trading privileges in the United States over rights concerns, despite a last-minute push backed by diaspora members who warn that Washington could lose an ally.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
12/27/2021 11:33:59 AM
Cairo’s foreign policy has been finely calibrated to prevent disagreements from derailing cooperation.

World - International
12/24/2021 12:31:59 AM
Intel found itself on the back foot in Washington and Beijing on Thursday after issuing a public apology over a letter to its suppliers referencing US sanctions targeting human rights abuses in China's Xinjiang province.

World - International
12/23/2021 5:47:42 PM
President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that Washington's willingness to discuss Russia's security proposals aimed at curbing NATO's eastward expansion was "positive", as fears mount in the West over a major military escalation in Ukraine.

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