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War on Gaza - War on Gaza
6/23/2024 6:49:46 PM
The last time Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the U.S. Congress, nearly 60 Democrats skipped his speech nine years ago, calling it a slap in the face to then-President Barack Obama as he negotiated a nuclear deal with Iran.

World - Africa
6/19/2024 2:07:36 PM
South Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa was sworn in for a second full term as president in Pretoria on Wednesday, after his weakened African National Congress (ANC) struck a government coalition deal.

World - Africa
6/12/2024 9:57:40 PM
The leader of South Africa's Inkatha Freedom Party said Wednesday it will join a proposed government of national unity, a step toward ending the country's political deadlock after the long-ruling African National Congress lost its parliamentary majority in last month's election.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
6/11/2024 10:02:12 PM
The poor results of the African National Congress in the recent South African elections are an opportunity for it to review its policies and future course.

World - International
6/8/2024 1:25:57 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's chief rival Rahul Gandhi was nominated on Saturday to lead India's opposition in parliament after an election result that rescued his party from the political wilderness.

World - War in Ukraine
6/7/2024 3:04:48 PM
US President Joe Biden on Friday pledged his support for Ukraine and announced another $225 million in aid to Kyiv as he met Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelensky for talks in Paris.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
6/2/2024 10:20:08 AM
US Senator Bernie Sanders on Saturday slammed congressional leaders who invited “war criminal” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address a joint session of Congress.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
6/1/2024 6:29:02 PM
Democratic and Republican leaders in the US Congress have invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to deliver an address to lawmakers, House Speaker Mike Johnson said Friday.

World - Africa
5/28/2024 1:13:47 PM
South Africa's election will determine how weary the country has become of the ruling African National Congress party, which has been in power since the end of the apartheid system of white minority rule 30 years ago.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
5/27/2024 4:17:03 PM
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi affirmed to a delegation from the US Congress today the importance of ending the ongoing Israeli war in Gaza and implementing the two-state solution to ensure regional peace.

World - International
5/27/2024 2:15:23 PM
A U.S. congressional delegation met Taiwan's new leader on Monday in a show of support days after China held drills around the self-governing island in response to his inauguration.

World - Africa
5/25/2024 10:40:18 AM
The focus for South Africa's national election next week is on the fate of the African National Congress party and whether it is going to lose its parliamentary majority for the first time, as many expect.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
5/15/2024 11:48:56 AM
The Biden administration has told key lawmakers it would send more than $1 billion in additional arms and ammunition to Israel, three congressional aides said Tuesday. But it was not immediately known how soon the weapons would be delivered.

World - Africa
4/29/2024 10:57:44 AM
South Africa's scandal-hit ex-president Jacob Zuma has made a surprise comeback by running in May's elections against his former party, the ruling African National Congress (ANC).

World - International
4/24/2024 10:29:02 AM
The US Senate passed a $61 billion aid package for Ukraine late Tuesday with President Joe Biden vowing new arms supplies will be delivered swiftly to the warzone as Russia makes battlefield gains.

World - International
4/20/2024 8:36:00 PM
Lawmakers in the US House of Representatives on Saturday quickly passed legislation to provide to Ukraine and Israel, bolster Taiwan while also threatening a ban on TikTok if it fails to divest from Beijing.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
4/19/2024 1:09:14 PM
New York police removed a pro-Palestinian protest encampment at Columbia University on Thursday and arrested more than 100 demonstrators, including the daughter of a prominent Minnesota congresswoman.

Sports - World
4/18/2024 1:45:24 PM
Calls for action against Israel in international soccer because of the conflict with Hamas will be stepped up by Palestinian officials at the annual FIFA congress next month.

World - War in Ukraine
4/18/2024 11:42:16 AM
Secretary of State Antony Blinken stressed Thursday the "urgent" need for the US Congress to pass a new military aid package for Kyiv as he met Ukraine's foreign minister.

World - International
4/17/2024 5:45:38 PM
President Joe Biden urged Republicans on Wednesday to drop opposition to a long-delayed military aid package for Ukraine and Israel, saying the US allies are in a "pivotal" moment of conflicts against Russia and Iran.

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