Is war coming with Iran?

Actually, the US is already mired in one - the unconscionable war in Yemen

Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting on military aviation in Sochi, Russia May 15, 2019. REUTERS

Russian reporters quit en masse in row over Putin ally report

It comes to protest against the firing of two colleagues over an article about a possible reshuffle of Putin's close allies

Anisa Mangal holds a photo of her daughter Mena Mangal, an Afghan journalist and parliamentary adviser, who was recently killed in Kabul, Afghanistan May 14, 2019. REUTERS

Afghan women still face perils at home and office

It comes from conservative family members or hardline Islamist groups, for pursuing professional and financial independence

President Donald Trump returns to the White House in Washington, May 17, 2019. The White House announced on Sunday that it would hold an “economic workshop” in Bahrain near the end of June to produce strategies for developing the Palestinian communities and other parts of the Arab world as part of Trump’s Middle East peace plan. The New

Trump to open Middle East peace plan

The White House announces an ‘economic workshop’ in Bahrain near the end of June to launch the plan

Asian Athletics Championships - Khalifa International Stadium, Doha, Qatar - Apr 24, 2019 India's Dutee Chand celebrates finishing third in the Women's 200m Final. REUTERS

Sprinter becomes India's first openly gay athlete

Dutee Chand says she got the courage to come out after the country’s top court scrapped a colonial-era ban on gay sex

Visitors walk past Huawei's booth during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. REUTERS

Google suspends some business with Huawei

The move could hobble Huawei's smartphone business outside China as it will immediately lose access to updates to Google's Android operating system

UK extremist cell is regrouping

Homegrown militant cell, al-Muhajiroun, re-emerges

Rivals unite to form Bangladesh China Silk Road Forum

The forum aims to facilitate China’s Belt and Road Initiative

Margarita, an undocumented immigrant from Mexico whose family is one of thousands at risk of being evicted under a new proposed rule barring undocumented immigrants from living in public housing, in New York, May 15, 2019. The Trump administration proposed a rule last month that would prohibit families from obtaining subsidized housing, including apartments operated by the New York City Housing Authority, if any family member is undocumented. (Jonah Markowitz/The New York Times)

2,800 immigrant families
could be displaced in NY

In total, about 11,400 people in New York City could be evicted from their homes


SEC toughens rules on minimum shares

It aims to compel sponsors and directors to hold minimum shares

Flight deck of the US aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) is seen as sailors sweep the deck for foreign object and debris (FOD) walk-down on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) in Arabian Sea, May 19, 2019. Picture taken May 19, 2019. Garrett LaBarge/US Navy/Handout via REUTERS

US: Military moves to
deter Iran are working

Top Trump administration national security officials vow to continue the pressure campaign on Tehran

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West. FILE PHOTO: Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala - Met Gala - Camp: Notes on Fashion- Arrivals - New York City, US – May 6, 2019. Reuters

Kim Kardashian
names 4th child

The boy, Psalm West, was born last week via a surrogate