Eerie remnants of the former U.S. embassy

Radicals in the country have created a permanent performance art display at the former US embassy. It depicts a make believe cemetery. What is the history of Performance Art The Angry Space, politics and activism? Read More »

American strike in Iraq prompts anti-war protests in U.S. cities

Groups of protesters took to the streets in Washington and other U.S. cities on Saturday to condemn the air strike in Iraq ordered by President Donald Trump that killed Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani and Trump’s decision to send about 3,000 more troops to the Middle East. Read More »

The mood of the streets after military leader killed

Less than a day after the U.S. killed a top Iranian military commander, assassinating Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani in an overnight drone strike outside Baghdad International Airport, the questions eddying around the world can be simplified to just one: How will Iran respond? How will this effect the middle east’s economy? Read More »

Arrival of Chinese destroyer Xining to Chabahar port

The Type 052D destroyer (NATO/OSD Luyang III-class destroyer) is a class of guided missile destroyers in the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy Surface Force. The Type 052D is a larger variant of the Type 052C; the Type 052D uses a canister-type, instead of revolver-type, vertical launching system (VLS) and has flat-panelled active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar. Read More »

The difference between Abe’s official welcome to Trump, Rouhani and Macron

 Japanese government officials who tracked the metrics of the Abe-Trump relationship tallied forty-two conversations, in person and on the phone. This is an unprecedented level of communication for the leaders of the United States and Japan. This weekend’s visit by the U.S. president to Tokyo will add even more opportunity for the allied leaders to cement their partnership.The pomp and ... Read More »

Reuters published the top news photos a decade ago

Mohammed Mohiedin Anis had recently returned to Aleppo, with plans to rebuild not only his home, but also his large collection of vintage American cars, despite everything being reduced to rubble. When reporters asked him about the gramophone, he responded, “I will play it for you but first I have to light my pipe. Because I never listen to music ... Read More »

Former beauty queen convicted of funding terrorism

A former beauty queen has been found guilty of funding terrorism after sending her online “husband” £35. Amaani Noor had attempted to join the Islamist fighter in Syria and prosecutors accused her of supporting violent jihad and sharia law. Amaani Noor had married a jihadi fighter online and wanted to join him in Syria Read More »

Ivanka Trump in Qatar

Radiant Ivanka Trump gives a nod to Middle Eastern fashion while putting on a flashy kaftan by a local designer to visit the National Museum of Qatar Trump spoke about her work on women’s economic empowerment, a project dubbed Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative, which Ortagus is also a part of, according to BuzzFeed. Read More »

Donald Trump’s controversial makeup

Switzerland-based cosmetics brand’s website crashed Friday after The Washington Post claimed that it produces orange makeup apparently used by President Donald Trump. Read More »

The youngest prime minister in the world

Finland’s Sanna Marin is to become the world’s youngest prime minister at the age of 34.The transport minister was picked by her Social Democratic party after its leader, Antti Rinne, quit as PM. She will be sworn in this week.She will lead a centre-left coalition with four other parties, all headed by women, three of whom are under 35. Read More »