INTERNATIONAL NEWS UPDATE

#Saudi Arabia’s anti-corruption purge is all about life after oil

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s decision to arrest scores of the country’s most prominent officials and business elites under the banner of an...

#Red Cross Employees Stole $6 Million From 2014 Fight Against Ebola

On Saturday, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) confirmed that fraud by its employees during the deadly 2014-2016 Ebola...

#German engineer, 3 Turks ‘missing’ in south Libya: security source

A German engineer and three Turks working on the construction of a power plant have gone missing in southern Libya, a security official told...
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#Iraqi forces on Monday seized full control of Tuz Khurmatu district, southeast of Kirkuk

Iraqi forces on Monday seized full control of Tuz Khurmatu district, southeast of Kirkuk as part of a military operation in the oil-rich city...

#Iran plans to re-block mobile app due to its Israeli background

Iran is working to block access to Waze, a GPS-based geographical navigation application due to its Israeli background. Access to the app was temporary blocked...

#Syria: Dozens civilians including two children were killed on Sunday in market air strike

At least 11 civilians including two children were killed on Sunday in air strikes on a market in northwestern Syria, a monitor said. The Syrian...

#Study:Neonicotinoid pesticides found in 75 percent of honey worldwide

WASHINGTON(AxadleTM) -- About three-quarters of the world's honey is contaminated with neonicotinoids, currently the most widely used class of insecticides worldwide, a new study...

#Sahel-Sahara, the discreet war of the United States

The death of three US soldiers killed in an ambush in Niger revealed the presence of US armed forces in a region plagued by...

#Iraq will allow foreigners stranded in Iraqi-Kurdistan to leave the country via Baghdad

Iraq will allow foreigners stranded in Iraqi-Kurdistan to leave the country via Baghdad, the government said on Monday, after an international flight ban on...