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Iraqi Supreme Court Ratifies May Election Results

BAGHDAD – Iraq’s Supreme Court has ratified the results of the May 12 parliamentary election, its spokesman said on Sunday, setting in motion a 90-day...

Baghdad Gun Shops Thrive After Iraqi Rethink On Arms Control

BAGHDAD – In the middle of Baghdad’s busy commercial neighborhood of Karrada, where most retail outlets sell home appliances, shoppers can now also buy...

Britains May Could Face Trouble Over Brexit Deal Conservative Lawmaker Warns

LONDON – Prime Minister Theresa May could face trouble getting her Brexit deal approved by the British parliament before exit day unless she changes her proposals,...

As Philippines Duterte Starts To Flag His Daughter Reaches Out To A Marcos

MANILA – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte thinks political dynasties are bad. But the way the prevailing political winds are blowing, it looks like a dynasty...

Rouhani To Appear Before Iranian Parliament Soon Says Lawmaker

LONDON – An Iranian lawmaker said on Saturday that President Hassan Rouhani would appear before parliament on Aug. 28 to answer questions on his government’s...

Rouhani To Appear Before Iranian Parliament On Aug 28 Agency

LONDON – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will appear before parliament on Aug. 28 to answer questions on his government’s handling of Iran’s economic...

Iran Anti-money Laundering Law Faces Challenge As Deadline Looms

DUBAI – A top Iranian constitutional body has demanded changes to anti-money laundering measures passed by parliament, state-run media said on Saturday, as Tehran...

Exclusive Us Government Seeks Facebook Help To Wiretap Messenger -sources

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. government is trying to force Facebook Inc to break the encryption in its popular Messenger app so law enforcement may listen to a...

Ex-cricketer Imran Khan Elected Prime Minister Of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – Pakistani lawmakers elected former cricket legend Imran Khan prime minister on Friday and he pledged to bring to justice “all those who have...

Eu Deplores Brutal Treatment Of Ugandan Mps After Presidents Convoy Stoned

KAMPALA – European Union diplomats in Uganda on Friday deplored “brutal treatment” of lawmakers arrested over a stoning of President Yoweri...