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

Amal Clooney helped ICC weigh Gaza war crimes evidence

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WASHINGTON: Amal Clooney helped the International Criminal Court weigh evidence that led to the decision to seek arrest warrants for top Israeli and Hamas leaders, the human rights lawyer said Monday. The high-profile British-Lebanese barrister posted a statement on the website of the Clooney Foundation for Justice, which she founded with her husband, American actor … Read more

Empty chairs for hostages as Israel at war marks Passover

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LONDON: Israel’s military operation in Gaza has raised questions about potential scenarios for postwar governance and security. The emerging consensus view — at least for now — seems to be the need for a two-state solution. There are several barriers to the creation of an independent Palestinian state alongside Israel, however. One immediate stumbling block … Read more

Sudan’s horrific war is being fueled by weapons from foreign supporters of rival generals, UN says

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Have deaths of Quds Force commanders in Iran-Israel shadow war dented IRGC’s confidence? LONDON: Iran brought its decades-long shadow war with Israel into the open on April 13 when it mounted a combined drone and missile attack in retaliation for a suspected Israeli airstrike on its embassy annex in Damascus, which killed two senior commanders … Read more

A man escaped Sudan’s bloody civil war. His mysterious death in Missisippi has sparked suspicion

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JACKSON, Mississippi: As a child, Dau Mabil escaped war-torn Sudan and built a new life in Mississippi. This month, fishermen found the body of the 33-year-old Mabil floating in a river, prompting calls for a federal investigation into his disappearance and death.

Have deaths of Quds Force commanders in Iran-Israel shadow war dented IRGC’s confidence?

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LONDON: Iran brought its decades-long shadow war with Israel into the open on April 13 when it mounted a combined drone and missile attack in retaliation for a suspected Israeli airstrike on its embassy annex in Damascus, which killed two senior commanders of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. Conceived as the principal defenders of the … Read more

Israeli war cabinet puts off third meeting on Iran’s attack to Wednesday

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How the life and death of Walid Daqqah in an Israeli jail encapsulates Palestinian Prisoners’ Day LONDON: When he was arrested by Israeli forces on March 25, 1986, Walid Daqqah was just 24 years old. When he died of cancer on April 7 this year, aged 62 and still a prisoner, he had spent all … Read more

’No longer a shadow war’: Iran says attack on Israel marks strategic shift

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CAIRO, Egypt: Compared with other ongoing conflicts, Sudan’s crisis, now entering its second year, is a forgotten calamity, overshadowed by the more geopolitically significant wars in the Middle East and Ukraine. The power struggle between the Sudanese Armed Forces under Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces commanded by Mohammed Dagalo has more … Read more

Russian soldiers who quit Putin’s war get no hero’s welcome abroad as asylum claims surge

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ASTANA, Kazakhstan: If the choice was death or a bullet to the leg, Yevgeny would take the bullet. A decorated hero of Russia’s war in Ukraine, Yevgeny told his friend and fellow soldier to please aim carefully and avoid bone. The tourniquets were ready.The pain that followed was the price Yevgeny paid for a new … Read more