How Soon Will the NYT’s Trump Resistance Writer Be Outed?

How Soon Will the NYT’s Trump Resistance Writer Be Outed?

The op-ed came from inside the house. Posted late Wednesday afternoon on the website of the New York Times, the anonymous piece that everyone’s talking about reiterated all the wicked things anonymous White House sources had been telling the Times, the Washington Post, Politico, Axios, Bloomberg News, et al., about Donald Trump. The president is…
US-Pakistan talks prompt vow to reset ties after prolonged spat

US-Pakistan talks prompt vow to reset ties after prolonged spat

Islamabad, Pakistan - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has held talks with Pakistan's prime minister and foreign minister, as the two erstwhile strategic allies seek to mend ties that Pakistan has said have become "almost non-existent" in recent months. Pompeo met Prime Minister Imran Khan and Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi in the Pakistani…
Qatar first Gulf nation to grant permanent residency to expats

Qatar first Gulf nation to grant permanent residency to expats

Qatar will soon be the first Arab Gulf nation to allow some of its long-time foreign residents to become permanent residents. Issuing a new law, Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani directed the government on Tuesday to grant permanent residency to 100 expatriates every year. The law also allows most migrant workers to leave the country without…
Paraguay returns its embassy in Israel back to Tel Aviv

Paraguay returns its embassy in Israel back to Tel Aviv

Paraguay will return its embassy in Israel back to Tel Aviv, reversing a contentious decision months ago to move the diplomatic site to Jerusalem. "Paraguay wants to contribute to an intensification of regional diplomatic efforts to achieve a broad, fair and lasting peace in the Middle East," Foreign Minister Luis Alberto Castiglioni said on Wednesday.…
Kavanaugh faces grilling as Senate brawl over nominee resumes

Kavanaugh faces grilling as Senate brawl over nominee resumes

Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing began on Tuesday, with opening statements from senators as well as the nominee himself. | Manuel Blace Ceneta/AP Photo The president's Supreme Court nominee is facing a day of contentious questioning. By ELANA SCHOR 09/05/2018 09:01 AM EDT Updated 09/05/2018 02:20 PM EDT 2018-09-05T02:20-0400 Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Wednesday…
UN envoy positive ahead of Yemen peace talks – despite no rebels

UN envoy positive ahead of Yemen peace talks – despite no rebels

The UN's special envoy to Yemen expressed confidence even though the first day of peace talks between rebels and the internationally recognised Yemeni government was pushed by a day, as Houthis failed to arrive in Switzerland. Speaking at a press conference in Geneva on Wednesday, Martin Griffiths said despite delays in the arrival of the Houthi delegation, he…