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EU Approves 6-Month Russia Sanctions Rollover

10 days ago

EU ambassadors agreed to roll over damaging economic sanctions against Russia for six months in the absence of any progress on resolving the Ukraine conflict, European sources said Tuesday.

The measures target the oil, financial and defense sectors of the Russian economy and were first imposed after the

New U.S. Ambassador Says Lebanon Stability Important for Region Stability

10 days ago

Elizabeth Holzhall Richard is scheduled to be sworn in today, Tuesday as the new U.S. ambassador to Lebanon.

Richard served most recently as deputy assistant secretary and the coordinator for foreign assistance to the Near East in the State Department’s Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs. In that role, Richard oversaw a

Report: Lebanon in Washington's Circle of Attention

10 days ago

Foreign powers have not lost hope in Lebanon and Washington is still interested in helping the Mediterranean country maintain its peace as it continues to arm the Lebanese army and assist it in its fight against

Drone Forces Hour-Long Closure of Dubai Airport

19 days ago

A rogue drone disrupted air traffic at Dubai International Airport for more than an hour on Saturday, said the operator of one of the world’s busiest aviation hubs.

“DXB airspace was closed due to