Al Bawaba - News https://www.albawaba.com/news/robots.txt en French Interior Minister Calls on Police to Fire Tear Gas on Yellow Vests for Public Order https://www.albawaba.com/news/french-interior-minister-calls-police-fire-tear-gas-yellow-vests-public-order-1240680 <p><strong>French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner proposed on Friday to allow police to use tear gas to ensure public order in the wake of Yellow Vest protests which have rocked the country since November.</strong></p> <p>In a statement, he argued that more people will be injured when police does not use tear gas.</p> <p>Jacques Toubon, public rights defender, requested the government on Thursday to prohibit the use of dangerous weapons, including rubber bullets, stun grenades and gas canisters, by police on demonstrators.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/french-interior-minister-calls-police-fire-tear-gas-yellow-vests-public-order-1240680" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="https://www.albawaba.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/e4315b7bc69571e35b48bd91ea13391085af2194.jpg" alt="Police fired tear gas and water cannon to disperse advancing &quot;yellow vest&quot; protesters at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. (AFP/ File)" title="Police fired tear gas and water cannon to disperse advancing &quot;yellow vest&quot; protesters at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. (AFP/ File)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://www.aa.com.tr/en" title="Anadolu Agency (AA)" target="_blank"><img src="http://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/400.png" title="Anadolu Agency (AA)" border="0" /></a> © Copyright Andolu Ajansi </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.albawaba.com/news/french-interior-minister-calls-police-fire-tear-gas-yellow-vests-public-order-1240680" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NEWS Main Headlines France Sat, 19 Jan 2019 09:29:07 +0000 1240680 at https://www.albawaba.com Arab Spring Gone Toxic! https://www.albawaba.com/news/arab-spring-gone-toxic-1240722 <p>THE Middle East and Africa are unable to break the curse that has been haunting these regions. Unfortunately, these regions have failed to learn lessons from the curse.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/arab-spring-gone-toxic-1240722" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="https://www.albawaba.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/Asia/Screen_Shot_2019-01-19_at_10.58.59_AM.png" alt="Protest in Tunis (AFP/File Photo) " title="Protest in Tunis (AFP/File Photo) " class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.arabtimesonline.com" title="Arab Times" target="_blank"><img src="http://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/1143.png" title="Arab Times" border="0" /></a> © 2019 Arab Times Kuwait English Daily. All Rights Reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.albawaba.com/news/arab-spring-gone-toxic-1240722" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NEWS Main Headlines Opinions and Editorials The Muslim World Asia Bahrain Egypt GCC International Iraq Israel Jordan Kuwait Levant Morocco Tunisia Yemen Sat, 19 Jan 2019 09:07:48 +0000 1240722 at https://www.albawaba.com U.S-Led Coalition Airstrikes Leaves 20 Dead in Syria's Deir ez-Zor https://www.albawaba.com/news/us-led-coalition-airstrikes-leaves-20-dead-syrias-deir-ez-zor-1240678 <p><strong>U.S.-led coalition warplanes on Friday struck Daesh positions in eastern Syria, leaving a number of civilians dead, according to local sources.</strong></p> <p>Twenty people in Deir ez-Zour’s Al-Susah district were killed by the strikes after trying to flee an exchange of fire between Daesh and the YPG/PKK group, sources said.</p> <p>Backed by the U.S., the YPG/PKK has recently registered gains in Deir ez-Zor’s rural outskirts.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/us-led-coalition-airstrikes-leaves-20-dead-syrias-deir-ez-zor-1240678" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="https://www.albawaba.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/1027586-264513800.jpg" alt="Smoke billows from the eastern Syrian city of Deir Ezzor during an operation by Syrian government forces against Daesh group on November 2, 2017. (AFP)" title="Smoke billows from the eastern Syrian city of Deir Ezzor during an operation by Syrian government forces against Daesh group on November 2, 2017. (AFP)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://www.aa.com.tr/en" title="Anadolu Agency (AA)" target="_blank"><img src="http://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/400.png" title="Anadolu Agency (AA)" border="0" /></a> © Copyright Andolu Ajansi </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.albawaba.com/news/us-led-coalition-airstrikes-leaves-20-dead-syrias-deir-ez-zor-1240678" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NEWS Main Headlines Syria Sat, 19 Jan 2019 08:15:49 +0000 1240678 at https://www.albawaba.com 30 Gaza Palestinians Injured by Israeli Teargas Shells https://www.albawaba.com/news/30-gaza-palestinians-injured-israeli-teargas-shells-1240676 <p><strong>At least 30 Palestinian protesters were injured on Friday by Israeli army gunfire near the Gaza-Israel buffer zone, according to Gaza’s Health Ministry.</strong></p> <p>In a statement, the ministry said the protesters -- whose names were not given -- had been injured by live ammunition.</p> <p>According to the ministry, two journalists and three paramedics were also injured when they were struck by teargas shells.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/30-gaza-palestinians-injured-israeli-teargas-shells-1240676" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="https://www.albawaba.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/ISRAEL_0.jpg" alt="Palestinian demonstrators gesture towards Israeli forces during clashes along the Gaza border (AFP photo)" title="Palestinian demonstrators gesture towards Israeli forces during clashes along the Gaza border (AFP photo)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://www.aa.com.tr/en" title="Anadolu Agency (AA)" target="_blank"><img src="http://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/400.png" title="Anadolu Agency (AA)" border="0" /></a> © Copyright Andolu Ajansi </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.albawaba.com/news/30-gaza-palestinians-injured-israeli-teargas-shells-1240676" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NEWS Conflict with Israel Main Headlines Palestinian Arena Israel Palestine Sat, 19 Jan 2019 07:53:17 +0000 1240676 at https://www.albawaba.com U.S. Needs to Get Out of Syria - American Ex-General https://www.albawaba.com/news/us-needs-get-out-syria-american-ex-general-1240672 <p><strong>The U.S. has legitimate reasons for deciding to withdraw its troops from Syria, a former brigadier general said Friday.</strong></p> <p>Mark Kimmitt, who also served as a top defense official under former President George W. Bush, spoke at a panel discussion hosted by the Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research (SETA), a think tank based in Washington, D.C.</p> <p>"There remain legitimate reasons, and overwhelmingly positive reasons, for the U.S. to be getting out of Syria rather than staying in it," said Kimmitt.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/us-needs-get-out-syria-american-ex-general-1240672" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="https://www.albawaba.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/19285743_303.jpg" alt="US Special Forces in Syria. (AFP/ File)" title="US Special Forces in Syria. (AFP/ File)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://www.aa.com.tr/en" title="Anadolu Agency (AA)" target="_blank"><img src="http://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/400.png" title="Anadolu Agency (AA)" border="0" /></a> © Copyright Andolu Ajansi </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.albawaba.com/news/us-needs-get-out-syria-american-ex-general-1240672" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NEWS Main Headlines Regional News Syria United States Sat, 19 Jan 2019 07:40:41 +0000 1240672 at https://www.albawaba.com Sudan Opposition Groups Keep Pressure up, Call for More Strikes https://www.albawaba.com/news/sudan-opposition-groups-keep-pressure-call-more-strikes-1240562 <p><strong>The opposition groups of the Declaration of Freedom and Change (DFC) called for three protests on Sunday and Tuesday and Thursday based on its strategy of attrition of the security forces, while the government seemingly opted for the use of more violence.</strong></p> <p>On Thursday, the police and security forces violently clamped down on peaceful protesters and prevented them from reaching the presidency in Khartoum after deploying a huge number of security forces in central Khartoum.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/sudan-opposition-groups-keep-pressure-call-more-strikes-1240562" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="https://www.albawaba.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/Screen_Shot_2019-01-18_at_3.47.30_PM.png" alt="Protest in Khartoum (AFP/File Photo)" title="Protest in Khartoum (AFP/File Photo)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.sudantribune.com" title="Sudan Tribune" target="_blank"><img src="http://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/159.png" title="Sudan Tribune" border="0" /></a> Copyright © 2003-2019 SudanTribune - All rights reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.albawaba.com/news/sudan-opposition-groups-keep-pressure-call-more-strikes-1240562" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NEWS Main Headlines International Sudan Fri, 18 Jan 2019 17:00:00 +0000 1240562 at https://www.albawaba.com Houthis Hold Dozens of Yemeni Women Without Trial - Local NGO https://www.albawaba.com/news/houthis-hold-dozens-yemeni-women-without-trial-local-ngo-1240516 <p><strong>Yemen’s Houthi militias hold dozens of women without bringing them to trial or charging them with a crime, often torturing the detainees and blackmailing their families, activists said on Thursday.</strong></p> <p>The allegations were first raised over the weekend by the Yemen Organization for Combating Human Trafficking, based in the capital, Sanaa.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/houthis-hold-dozens-yemeni-women-without-trial-local-ngo-1240516" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="https://www.albawaba.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/Dwi9ITTWsAEeUYV.jpg" alt="Yemen’s Houthi Militias (Twitter)" title="Yemen’s Houthi Militias (Twitter)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.arabnews.com/" title="Arab News" target="_blank"><img src="http://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/9.png" title="Arab News" border="0" /></a> Copyright: Arab News © 2019 All rights reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.albawaba.com/news/houthis-hold-dozens-yemeni-women-without-trial-local-ngo-1240516" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NEWS Main Headlines Yemen Fri, 18 Jan 2019 14:00:00 +0000 1240516 at https://www.albawaba.com UK's 97-Year-Old Prince Philip in Car Crash, Police Investigate https://www.albawaba.com/news/uks-97-year-old-prince-philip-car-crash-police-investigate-1240558 <p class="mol-para-with-font">Police are today investigating the&nbsp;Duke of Edinburgh's role in a horror car smash involving a baby and its mother as it was revealed the Queen's husband was able to walk over and ask them:&nbsp;'Is everyone else alright?'.&nbsp;</p> <p class="mol-para-with-font">Barrister Roy Warne pulled Prince Philip, 97, from the wreckage of his Land Rover and said the royal told officers he had been 'dazzled by the sun' before the collision near the Sandringham Estate in Norfolk at 2.45pm yesterday.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/uks-97-year-old-prince-philip-car-crash-police-investigate-1240558" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="https://www.albawaba.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/France_2017/Screen_Shot_2019-01-18_at_2.11.49_PM.png" alt="Prince Philip (AFP) " title="Prince Philip (AFP) " class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.dailymail.co.uk" title="Daily Mail " target="_blank"><img src="http://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/1742.png" title="Daily Mail " border="0" /></a> © Associated Newspapers Ltd. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.albawaba.com/news/uks-97-year-old-prince-philip-car-crash-police-investigate-1240558" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NEWS Main Headlines International UK Fri, 18 Jan 2019 12:21:38 +0000 1240558 at https://www.albawaba.com Pompeo, Bolton Order Arrest of Iran's Press TV Anchor - U.S. Professor https://www.albawaba.com/news/pompeo-bolton-order-arrest-irans-press-tv-anchor-us-professor-1240514 <p><strong>US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and US National Security Advisor John Bolton are those who have ordered arresting Marzieh Hashemi, a journalist and anchor working for Iran’s English-language Press TV television news network, say commentator.</strong></p> <p>American-born Hashemi, most famous for anchoring news programs and presenting shows for Press TV, was detained upon arrival at St. Louis Lambert International Airport in St. Louis, Missouri, on Sunday, her family and friends said.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/pompeo-bolton-order-arrest-irans-press-tv-anchor-us-professor-1240514" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="https://www.albawaba.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/U1Py4VWB.jpg" alt=" Iranian broadcaster Marzieh Hashemi (Twitter)" title=" Iranian broadcaster Marzieh Hashemi (Twitter)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://www.presstv.com/" title="Press TV" target="_blank"><img src="http://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/701.png" title="Press TV" border="0" /></a> Copyright © 2019 Press TV. All rights reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.albawaba.com/news/pompeo-bolton-order-arrest-irans-press-tv-anchor-us-professor-1240514" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NEWS Main Headlines Iran United States Fri, 18 Jan 2019 11:34:40 +0000 1240514 at https://www.albawaba.com French Troops Will Stay in Syria, Iraq in 2019 https://www.albawaba.com/news/french-troops-will-stay-syria-iraq-2019-1240512 <p><strong>President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday announced France will retain its troops in Syria and Iraq in 2019.</strong></p> <p>Speaking at an air base located in Toulouse, southwestern France, Macron stressed that their military engagement will continue throughout 2019 in the Levant region.</p> <p>"The announced withdrawal of our American ally should not deflect us from our strategic objective to eradicate ISIS," he added.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/french-troops-will-stay-syria-iraq-2019-1240512" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="https://www.albawaba.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/shutterstock_606421934.jpg" alt="President Emmanuel Macron (Shutterstock)" title="President Emmanuel Macron (Shutterstock)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://www.aa.com.tr/en" title="Anadolu Agency (AA)" target="_blank"><img src="http://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/400.png" title="Anadolu Agency (AA)" border="0" /></a> © Copyright Andolu Ajansi </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.albawaba.com/news/french-troops-will-stay-syria-iraq-2019-1240512" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NEWS Main Headlines Conflict in Syria France Syria Fri, 18 Jan 2019 11:27:00 +0000 1240512 at https://www.albawaba.com British MPs Will Vote on Cabinet's Brexit Plan B on Jan. 29 https://www.albawaba.com/news/british-mps-will-vote-cabinets-brexit-plan-b-jan-29-1240418 <p><strong>British lawmakers will vote on the government’s Brexit Plan B on Jan. 29, Andrea Leadsom, the leader of the Commons, said Thursday.</strong></p> <p>Prime Minister Theresa May will make a statement on her new strategy for Brexit on Monday after her plan was largely rejected by MPs earlier this week.</p> <p>May will submit a motion aiming for progress in the Brexit process and a debate will be held at the House of Commons on Jan. 29 before a vote, Leadsome said.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/british-mps-will-vote-cabinets-brexit-plan-b-jan-29-1240418" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="https://www.albawaba.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/y4fvP2lsjj.jpg" alt="(Shutterstock)" title="(Shutterstock)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://www.aa.com.tr/en" title="Anadolu Agency (AA)" target="_blank"><img src="http://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/400.png" title="Anadolu Agency (AA)" border="0" /></a> © Copyright Andolu Ajansi </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.albawaba.com/news/british-mps-will-vote-cabinets-brexit-plan-b-jan-29-1240418" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NEWS Main Headlines UK Fri, 18 Jan 2019 06:44:14 +0000 1240418 at https://www.albawaba.com Turkey Expels Dutch Journalist Related to Security Matters https://www.albawaba.com/news/turkey-expels-dutch-journalist-related-security-matters-1240424 <p><strong>Turkey has deported a journalist working for a Dutch financial newspaper over unspecified “security-related reasons,” as Ankara continues its crackdown on the press over two years after a failed coup against the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.</strong></p> <p>“And then suddenly you are in the plane back to the Netherlands,” said Ans Boersma, 31, who works for the Dutch news outlet Het Financieele Dagblad (FD), on her Twitter account on Thursday, adding that he had been declared by Ankara as an “undesirable person” in the Anatolian country.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/turkey-expels-dutch-journalist-related-security-matters-1240424" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="https://www.albawaba.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/DxGweKxWoAATMkp.jpg" alt="Ans Boersma (Twitter)" title="Ans Boersma (Twitter)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://www.presstv.com/" title="Press TV" target="_blank"><img src="http://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/701.png" title="Press TV" border="0" /></a> Copyright © 2019 Press TV. All rights reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.albawaba.com/news/turkey-expels-dutch-journalist-related-security-matters-1240424" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NEWS Main Headlines Turkey Thu, 17 Jan 2019 22:00:00 +0000 1240424 at https://www.albawaba.com World Activists Call on Europe to Boycott Anti-Iran U.S. Backed Poland Summit https://www.albawaba.com/news/world-activists-call-europe-boycott-anti-iran-us-backed-poland-summit-1240420 <p><strong>A group of activists in the United States and other countries have signed a petition, calling on European countries to boycott an anti-Iran summit set to be hosted by Washington in Poland next month.</strong></p> <p>The activists have started the petition on the website of the anti-war group Code Pink to ask European countries not to attend the summit announced by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, whose aim “will be to set the stage for an unnecessary conflict with Iran.”</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/world-activists-call-europe-boycott-anti-iran-us-backed-poland-summit-1240420" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="https://www.albawaba.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/Dwzf5FDXQAI3LAS.jpg" alt="(Twitter)" title="(Twitter)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://www.presstv.com/" title="Press TV" target="_blank"><img src="http://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/701.png" title="Press TV" border="0" /></a> Copyright © 2019 Press TV. All rights reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.albawaba.com/news/world-activists-call-europe-boycott-anti-iran-us-backed-poland-summit-1240420" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NEWS Main Headlines Iraq Thu, 17 Jan 2019 18:00:00 +0000 1240420 at https://www.albawaba.com Corbyn Says U.K. Premier May has no Option But to Have 2nd Brexit Referendum https://www.albawaba.com/news/corbyn-says-uk-premier-may-has-no-option-have-2nd-brexit-referendum-1240400 <p><strong>Take the "no deal" option off the table, so we can start "serious talks” on Brexit, the leader of Britain’s main opposition party urged Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday.</strong></p> <p>Speaking in Hastings, England, a day after the government narrowly secured parliament's confidence, Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said May had suffered the most devastating defeat in parliament on her centerpiece policy.</p> <p>“It is the biggest defeat any government has suffered in history. Her deal is now dead,” he said.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/corbyn-says-uk-premier-may-has-no-option-have-2nd-brexit-referendum-1240400" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="https://www.albawaba.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/DxHb90OXcAAb7Ms.jpg" alt="Jeremy Corbyn (Twitter)" title="Jeremy Corbyn (Twitter)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://www.aa.com.tr/en" title="Anadolu Agency (AA)" target="_blank"><img src="http://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/400.png" title="Anadolu Agency (AA)" border="0" /></a> © Copyright Andolu Ajansi </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.albawaba.com/news/corbyn-says-uk-premier-may-has-no-option-have-2nd-brexit-referendum-1240400" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NEWS Main Headlines UK Thu, 17 Jan 2019 14:46:32 +0000 1240400 at https://www.albawaba.com US Peace Envoy Dismisses Israeli Report on 'Deal of Century' as 'Inaccurate' https://www.albawaba.com/news/us-peace-envoy-dismisses-israeli-report-deal-century-inaccurate-1240398 <p class="selectionShareable"><strong>U.S. Envoy to the Middle East Jason Greenblatt on Wednesday night dismissed a report by Israel’s Channel 13 on the so-called “Deal of the Century”, a backchannel U.S. Mideast peace plan details of which have yet to be made public.</strong></p> <p class="selectionShareable">Greenblatt dismissed the report as “inaccurate”, saying the U.S. plan would offer the Palestinians a state on 90 percent of the West Bank -- occupied by Israel since 1967 -- with a capital in part of East Jerusalem.&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/us-peace-envoy-dismisses-israeli-report-deal-century-inaccurate-1240398" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="https://www.albawaba.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/h6iImpt8.jpg" alt="U.S. Envoy to the Middle East Jason Greenblatt (Twitter)" title="U.S. Envoy to the Middle East Jason Greenblatt (Twitter)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> © 2019 Al Bawaba (<a href="http://www.albawaba.com">www.albawaba.com</a>) </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.albawaba.com/news/us-peace-envoy-dismisses-israeli-report-deal-century-inaccurate-1240398" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NEWS Conflict with Israel Main Headlines Israel Middle East United States Thu, 17 Jan 2019 14:39:33 +0000 1240398 at https://www.albawaba.com N. Syria Suicide Bomb Kills 15, Including 4 U.S. Soldiers https://www.albawaba.com/news/n-syria-suicide-bomb-kills-15-including-4-us-soldiers-1240392 <p><strong>At least 15 people have been killed, including four American soldiers, in a suicide bombing in northern Syria, media reports said Thursday.</strong></p> <p>The attack, claimed by Daesh or Islamic State, in northern city of Manbij, targeted a meeting between American and local military officials at a restaurant on Wednesday, media reports said.</p> <p>Another 20 people were injured including a number of US soldiers in the suicide bombing. The dead included two US service members, a Pentagon civilian and a US contractor.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/n-syria-suicide-bomb-kills-15-including-4-us-soldiers-1240392" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="https://www.albawaba.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/J_wjWU5m.jpg" alt=" Suicide Bombing in Syria (Twitter)" title=" Suicide Bombing in Syria (Twitter)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.pajhwok.com" title="Pajhwok Afghan News" target="_blank"><img src="http://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/66.png" title="Pajhwok Afghan News" border="0" /></a> Copyright © Pajhwok Afghan News. 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They Say it was Because of Trump https://www.albawaba.com/news/somalis-shabab-carry-out-kenya-attack-where-21-killed-they-say-it-was-because-trump-1240294 <p><strong>The Somalian Islamist group who have claimed responsibility for the attack in Kenya which saw terrorists storm a luxury hotel and kill 21 civilians, say the launched the assault because of Donald Trump.</strong></p> <p>Al-Shabaab, a Somalia-based al-Qaeda affiliate, said the attack was a response to the 'witless remarks' of the U.S. President, and his decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/somalis-shabab-carry-out-kenya-attack-where-21-killed-they-say-it-was-because-trump-1240294" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="https://www.albawaba.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/8641552-6602147-image-a-14_1547720504568.jpg" alt="A woman is evacuated from the the hotel by two men during the terror attack on Tuesday afternoon which saw 21 civilians killed by the group of men linked to Al-Shabaab (AFP)" title="A woman is evacuated from the the hotel by two men during the terror attack on Tuesday afternoon which saw 21 civilians killed by the group of men linked to Al-Shabaab (AFP)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.dailymail.co.uk" title="Daily Mail " target="_blank"><img src="http://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/1742.png" title="Daily Mail " border="0" /></a> © Associated Newspapers Ltd. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.albawaba.com/news/somalis-shabab-carry-out-kenya-attack-where-21-killed-they-say-it-was-because-trump-1240294" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NEWS Main Headlines South Africa Thu, 17 Jan 2019 11:19:17 +0000 1240294 at https://www.albawaba.com Palestinians: Trump's 'Deal of Century' Would Reach 'Dead End' As Leaked by Israeli Media Report https://www.albawaba.com/news/palestinians-trumps-deal-century-would-reach-dead-end-leaked-israeli-media-report-1240262 <p><strong>The Palestinian Authority (PA) says US President Donald Trump’s yet-to-be-unveiled proposal on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict will hit a “dead end” after an Israeli TV report released what it called details of the so-called “deal of the century.”</strong></p> <p>PA spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeineh stressed on Wednesday that any imitative short of a sovereign Palestinian state based on the pre-1967 boundaries with the entire East Jerusalem al Quds as its capital would fail.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/palestinians-trumps-deal-century-would-reach-dead-end-leaked-israeli-media-report-1240262" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="https://www.albawaba.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/OKPGriyg.jpg" alt="Israeli-Palestinian peace plan - the &quot;deal of the century&quot; (Twitter)" title="Israeli-Palestinian peace plan - the &quot;deal of the century&quot; (Twitter)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://www.presstv.com/" title="Press TV" target="_blank"><img src="http://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/701.png" title="Press TV" border="0" /></a> Copyright © 2019 Press TV. 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