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KSrelief Helps Somali Migrants in Yemen to Return Home

KSrelief Helps Somali Migrants in Yemen to Return Home

The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) helped 143 Somalis migrants, in Yemen to return home. International Organization for Migration (IOM) Spokesperson Joel Melman said in a press statement that 46 men, 41 women, 26 boys and 30 girls boarded a boat from Aden on September 3

NASA Sets 1st All-Female Spacewalk After Suit Flap in Spring

NASA Sets 1st All-Female Spacewalk After Suit Flap in Spring

The first all-female spacewalk is back on, six months after a suit-sizing flap led to an embarrassing cancellation. NASA announced Friday that the International Space Station's two women will pair up for a spacewalk later this month.

US Warns Turkey Over Offshore Drilling Near Cyprus

There are rules in exploring energy resources in the Mediterranean Sea, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Saturday, warning Turkey not to engage in drilling activity that is "illegal" and "unacceptable". "We've made clear that operations in international waters are governed by a set of ru

Oxfam, Other Nonprofits Call on Feds to Raise Refugee Cap

Oxfam, Other Nonprofits Call on Feds to Raise Refugee Cap

Massachusetts refugee organizations urged the Trump administration on Tuesday to raise its proposed cap on refugees, noting that crises have forced millions from their homes and that the US has the resources to respond. The US Department of State last week proposed accepting just 18,000 refugees

Netanyahu’s Legal Standing in Limbo as Pre-Indictment Corruption Hearing Starts

Netanyahu’s Legal Standing in Limbo as Pre-Indictment Corruption Hearing Starts

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's long-awaited pre-indictment hearing on corruption charges began Wednesday in Jerusalem as his lawyers pledged to convince prosecutors to drop the cases against him.

Israeli Unity Govt. Talks Falter after Netanyahu Rival Rejects Meeting

Israeli Unity Govt. Talks Falter after Netanyahu Rival Rejects Meeting

Talks to form a national unity government in Israel hit a further snag on Tuesday after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's centrist election rival called off a meeting with the embattled leader. Netanyahu said on Sunday he would make a final effort this week to reach an agreement and would likel

Shabaab Claims Attack on US, European Military Targets in Somalia

Shabaab Claims Attack on US, European Military Targets in Somalia

The al-Shabaab extremist group claimed responsibility on Monday for two attacks on US and European military targets, officials said. In the first attack, the Somali army said it repelled an attempt by al-Shabaab to storm Belidogle military airstrip which hosts Somali and US forces.

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