Palestinians & Israeli Affairs

Palestinians threaten to quit Oslo accords over Trump peace plan

Ramallah -Palestinian officials threatened Sunday to withdraw from key provisions of the Oslo Accords, which define relations with Israel, if US President Donald Trump announces his Middle East peace plan next

U.S.-Israeli woman jailed in Russia seeks pardon: Interfax

MOSCOW - Naama Issachar, a U.S.-Israeli woman jailed in Russia on drug charges, has asked for a pardon, Interfax news agency reported, citing a statement by her lawyers. Israel has called

Arab world

Saudi energy minister says confident China can contain, eradicate new coronavirus

DUBAI- Saudi Arabia’s Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman Al-Saud said on Monday the kingdom was closely monitoring developments in global oil markets resulting from “gloomy expectations” over the impact

Iraqi security forces kill protester, rockets hit U.S. embassy

BAGHDAD - Iraqi security forces shot at anti-government protesters in Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least one person, and unidentified men set fire to sit-in tents in a southern Iraqi