Sunday, April 21, 2019

Wars news

Yemen: new Saudi coalition operation reported in Sanaa

Yemen: new Saudi coalition operation reported in Sanaa

The Saudi-led coalition has launched an operation in the Yemeni capital Sanaa to destroy the communication networks of Shiite Houthi rebels and facilities to send drones, the Saudi public television reported on Saturday. The operation focuses on a Houthi military base near the presidential palace in Sanaa, which Iranian-backed rebels control, as well as a […]

Israeli air attack near Aleppo in Syria

Israeli air attack near Aleppo in Syria

Israel carried out an air raid in northern Syria near Aleppo on Wednesday night, the official Syrian news agency reported, saying the anti-aircraft defense had repelled the attack. Israeli strikes touched “ammunition depots belonging to Iranian forces and allied groups” operating in support of the Syrian regime, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights […]

Elections news

Tayeb Belaiz: Algerian Constitutional Council President resigns

Tayeb Belaiz: Algerian Constitutional Council President resigns

Algerian Constitutional Council President Tayeb Belaiz on Tuesday presented his resignation to Acting Head of State Abdelkader Bensalah, reports the official APS news agency quoting a Council statement. Protesters who have been calling for the end of the “system” since February 22, demanded the departure of this relative of former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who himself […]

Presidential election in Indonesia: Widodo largely ahead

Presidential election in Indonesia: Widodo largely ahead

Indonesian President Joko Widodo appeared to be heading towards a comfortable re-election on Wednesday, with estimates based on fast strokes sometimes credited him with a lead of more than ten points over his rival, former General Prabowo Subianto. The polling institute CSIS gives it in mind with 55.7% of the votes on the basis of […]

USA 2020 Bill Weld to challenge Trump for the Republican nomination

USA 2020: Bill Weld will challenge Trump for the Republican nomination

Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld announced on Monday that he would contest Donald Trump’s nomination for the 2020 presidential election. He is the first Republican to embark on a nomination contest that will hardly escape the incumbent president, heavily supported in polls by Republican voters. Aged 73, Bill Weld, governor of Massachusetts (1991-1997) and former […]