UK defense minister says China sending ‘lethal aid’ to Russia for Ukraine war

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Trump supporters meet representatives of Michigan’s Arab and Muslim communities CHICAGO: Arab and Muslim supporters of the former US president, Donald Trump, held a meeting in Michigan on Tuesday night to discuss with community leaders his actions while he was in the White House, and attempt to win their support for his bid to regain … Read more

Russia returns six children to Ukraine: state media

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COPENHAGEN: Norway, Spain and Ireland are formally recognizing Palestine as a state, the countries’ leaders said on Wednesday. Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Store said: “There cannot be peace in the Middle East if there is no recognition.” Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez also announced that the country’s council of ministers would recognize an independent Palestinian … Read more

EU ministers to discuss air defense for Ukraine, Iran sanctions

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LUXEMBOURG: European Union foreign ministers meet in Luxembourg on Monday to discuss bolstering Ukraine’s air defenses and expanding sanctions on Iran. While the ministers will also discuss the war in Sudan, most of their focus will be on the conflicts raging on the 27-member bloc’s eastern and southern doorsteps – in Ukraine and the Middle … Read more

Russian missile barrage on Ukraine city kills 17

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CHERNIGIV, Ukraine: Three Russian missiles crashed into Ukraine’s historic city of Chernigiv on Wednesday, killing 17 people as officials pleaded for more air defense systems from allies. Pools of blood gathered on the street at the scene of one strike, where rescuers searched for survivors in the rubble and carried away the wounded on stretchers, … Read more

Ukraine, Israel aid package gains Biden’s support as US House Speaker Johnson fights to keep his job

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Poland’s president becomes the latest leader to visit Donald Trump as allies eye a possible return NEW YORK: Former President Donald Trump met Wednesday in New York with Polish President Andrzej Duda, the latest in a series of meetings with foreign leaders as Europe braces for the possibility of a second Trump term. The presumptive … Read more

Uncertainty surrounds US Republicans’ plan for separate Ukraine, Israel aid bills

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Petition calling for suspension of UK arms sales to Israel handed to Downing Street LONDON: A petition calling for the UK government to halt arms sales to Israel was handed in to 10 Downing Street on Tuesday by a pro-Palestinian activist organization and a cross-party group of lawmakers. Launched on April 2 and signed by … Read more

IAEA warns that attacks on a nuclear plant in Russian-controlled Ukraine put the world at risk

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UK PM’s absence marks significant turnout dip at Downing Street’s Eid celebration LONDON: UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak was notably absent from an annual Eid party held at Downing Street on Monday, which saw a turnout significantly smaller than usual, the BBC reported. Foreign Secretary David Cameron had earlier publicly encouraged people to attend after … Read more