Media Watch

'18May
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49th Congressional District candidate Mike Levin on the issues

The 49th Congressional District stretches from La Jolla to Dana Point and is one of the most-watched races in the country this election season. Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Vista, announced in January that he would not...
'18May
18

Palestinian minister: Arabs recall ambassadors in U.S.

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki suggested Thursday that Arab countries should recall their ambassadors to the United States in response to Washington moving its Israel Embassy to occupied Jerusalem....
'18May
18

Syria's Assad flies to Russia for talks with Putin

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad flew to Russian leader Vladimir Putin's summer residence on the Black Sea for talks on Thursday about the Syrian conflict, the Kremlin said, a visit that underscored Moscow's status...
'18May
17

Mideast conflicts connected by vying powerbrokers

The modern Middle East has been plagued by ruinous wars: country versus country, civil wars with internecine and sectarian bloodletting, and numerous eruptions centered on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.But never...
'18May
17

Special report: Testimonies from those living on the front line in Yemen

Since December 2017 the international coalition led by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates has intensified its airstrikes against the Houthis in northwest Yemen, leaving the inhabitants more exposed than ever...
'18May
17

Syria: Civilians bear brunt of unilateral sanctions, exacerbating ‘unparalleled suffering, destruction,’ says UN expert

“I am deeply concerned in the way that sanctions are being implemented,” Idriss Jazairy, the Special Rapporteur on the negative impact of the unilateral coercive measures on the enjoyment of human rights, said on...
'18May
17

Judges urge Security Council to serve interests of all UN Member States

“Against a backdrop of grave threats and growing turmoil in many regions, the unity of this body and the serious commitment of the entire international community will be crucial in preventing human suffering and...
'18May
17

Putin meets Assad, says 'foreign armed forces will start leaving Syria'

Russian President Vladimir Putin met with Syrian President Bashar Assad in the southern Russian city of Sochi on Thursday, Russian news agency TASS reported, citing Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov...
'18May
17

Syria's Assad flies to Russia for talks with Putin: Kremlin

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad flew to Russian leader Vladimir Putin’s summer residence on the Black Sea for talks on Thursday about the Syrian conflict, the Kremlin said, a visit that...
'18May
17

'Bodies ripped to pieces': Yemenis flee Hodeidah as battle rages

Tens of thousands of Yemenis are fleeing their homes as fighting intensifies near a rebel-held western coastal province, a rights group said, warning the worst humanitarian crisis in the three-year conflict is yet...

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