Biden faces anger from key Arab-American voters in Michigan primary

A man explains the importance of voting ‘uncommited’ as he hands out fliers outside the Islamic Center of Detroit to ask voters to vote ‘uncommitted’ in Michigan Primary elections on Tuesday, in Michigan, United States on February 26, 2024.  Mostafa Bassim | Anadolu | Getty Images Palestinian keffiyehs and signs that read “Abandon Biden”: Arab-American … Read more

Moscow warns of NATO-Russia conflict after European ground troops idea

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks after signing bilateral documents with his Kazakh counterpart Kassym-Jomart Tokayev in Astana, Kazakhstan, on Nov. 9, 2023. Turar Kazangapov | Reuters France’s suggestion that Ukraine’s allies could potentially send ground troops into Ukraine has caused indignation and outrage in Russia, with officials warning it could provoke a direct conflict between … Read more

‘It’s too soon to say’ if Israel hostage deal will emerge

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chairs a Cabinet meeting at the Kirya, which houses the Israeli Ministry of Defence, in Tel Aviv, Israel on December 17, 2023.  Menahem Kahanna | Reuters Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday tempered expectations about the timeline of a potential hostage deal with Hamas, while the White House expressed … Read more

Red Sea battle expands with EU stepping up its efforts against Houthis

The battle for the freedom of navigation in the Red Sea has expanded with the entrance of a European Commission naval defense effort in the past week, and more U.S. and allied strikes against Houthi land targets over the weekend, but to date, combined military efforts have not deterred rebel attacks. On Saturday evening, United … Read more

House China chair demands Elon Musk provide SpaceX internet for U.S. troops in Taiwan

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and X, speaks at the Atreju political convention organized by Fratelli d’Italia (Brothers of Italy), in Rome, Dec. 15, 2023. Antonio Masiello | Getty Images The House Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party sent a letter on Saturday to Elon Musk demanding that U.S. troops stationed in Taiwan get … Read more

Nikki Haley and Donald Trump face off

South Carolina voters on Saturday are casting their ballots, deciding between former President Donald Trump or their former governor, Nikki Haley. Polls close at 7 p.m. ET after which votes will be counted and the winner announced. Haley intends to speak once the winner is declared. Trump is holding a watch party in South Carolina … Read more

Russia marks two years of war in Ukraine, looking confident amid gains

A Ukrainian soldier in a shelter at his fighting position in the direction of Bakhmut, Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine, 20 February 2024. Anadolu | Anadolu | Getty Images When Russia invaded Ukraine two years ago, the stout resistance mounted by the country’s armed forces and overwhelming Western support for Kyiv — along with some obvious military … Read more

Iran reportedly sends hundreds of ballistic missiles to Russia

Iran presents its first hypersonic ballistic missile ‘Fattah’ (Conqueror) in an event attended by President Ebrahim Raisi and other government officials in Tehran, Iran on June 06, 2023. Sepah News | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Iran has sent hundreds of its powerful ballistic missiles to the government of President Vladimir Putin in Russia, furthering … Read more

Can Indonesia’s next president Prabowo deliver on his big promises?

Prabowo Subianto, Indonesia’s presidential candidate and defense minister, center, waves to supporters in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024. Prabowo declared victory in Wednesday’s presidential vote, citing independent pollsters, putting him on course to lead Southeast Asia’s largest economy after two failed attempts.  Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images JAKARTA — Indonesia’s Defense Minister … Read more

Russia signals it could try to seize Kyiv again at some point

Russian President Vladimir Putin and then-Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in Moscow, Russia, February 23, 2018. Mikhail Svetlov | Getty Images News | Getty Images A senior Russian official has signaled that Russian forces could make another attempt to capture Kyiv, after a failed attempt to seize the Ukrainian capital early in the war. Deputy chairman … Read more