He attends school in the morning. In the afternoons he used to sell water bottles to help support his family, who only last year were each living on less than $1 a day. Now, he makes extra money singing for weddings, fans and several major Arabic news channels. … [Read more...] about Eight-Year-Old Yemeni Singer Enchants Arab World
Publicly the US Central Command (CENTCOM) continues to insist that its military mission is simply and strictly one of helping "partner forces" defeat ISIS: that it has no desire to fight the Assad regime, or Iranian-organized militiamen, or any other external supporter of the regime. But those who CENTCOM does not wish to fight insist on targeting and threatening "partner forces" trying to beat ISIS. … [Read more...] about What’s Trump’s Syria Plan Once ISIS Is Defeated?
On March 21, the day after a Russian ship reportedly delivered special operations troops to the port, the Security Council issued a “statement of support” for a “Syrian peace plan” being advanced by former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan. Seeing as the measure is meaningless, the Russians and Chinese didn’t object. The Obama administration considers this to be a great sign of progress. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said: “This is a positive step. The council has now spoken with one voice. It has demanded a U.N.-supervised cessation of violence.” … [Read more...] about Barack Obama’s Mideast Madness
The spike in infections in India comes at a time when the two-month-old lockdown across the country is set to end on Sunday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government is expected to issue a new set of guidelines this weekend, possibly extending the lockdown in the worst-hit areas as it promotes economic activity. … [Read more...] about The Latest: Russia has highest daily spike in virus deaths
"The furlough scheme has been incredibly important in terms of keeping people on standby and ready to return to work," he told Sky News. "Clearly as we start to emerge from the lockdown and start to get our economy back to work, we can't keep people on that furlough scheme indefinitely." … [Read more...] about Coronavirus latest: Russia reports record daily death toll