Anti-Donald Trump protesters marching for a fifth straight day were energized Sunday by the president elect’s announcement that he will deport as many as 3 million undocumented immigrants from the United States, with perhaps more to come. One demonstrator in New York City told CNN: “They’re here to stay and we stand in solidarity with […]
The second most powerful man in U.S. government is the White House Chief of Staff, which means the second most powerful man may soon be a propagandist for racists and xenophobes. Reports say Steve Bannon may be in line to get that job in the Trump Administration. Bannon is best known for running Breitbart News, […]
A police manhunt is on for a suspect who shot an anti-Donald Trump protester in Portland, Oregon after they got into a confrontation, as demonstrations against the US president-elect continue. Protests have taken place in various parts of the United States since Wednesday after the controversial Republican candidate Trump was elected the 45th US president.
Karachi, Pakistan – As darkness fell across America on the night of November 8, halfway across the world in Pakistan, dozens gathered outside the United States consul general’s home in Karachi to watch the election results as they trickled in. It was a sunny day and a public holiday in honour of a poet and […]
Congratulating President-elect Donald J Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shared a YouTube clip on his Twitter account stating that he is “confident that the two of us working closely together will bring the great alliance between our two countries to even greater heights”.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he backs a bill limiting the volume of calls to prayer from mosques, a proposal government watchdogs call a threat to religious freedom. Israeli media reported on Sunday the bill would stop the use of public address systems for calls to prayer.
TEL AVIV, Israel — An Israeli Cabinet panel voted Sunday to endorse legislation that would silence mosque loudspeakers that broadcast the call to prayer. The vote by the Cabinet panel on Sunday means the legislation will be introduced in parliament as a bill backed by the entire coalition improving its chances for final passage.
President-elect Donald Trump has two words for those assaulting minorities with cries of “White Power” – “Stop it.” Trump held his first television interview since winning the contentious and sometimes mean-spirited presidential election last week. He spoke Friday to CBS television’s 60 Minutes which broadcast the interview Sunday night.
The Iraqi military says it has captured the city of Nimrud from Islamic State militants. Iraq’s Joint Operations Command says “the 9th division of the Iraqi army has liberated the town of Nimrud completely and raised the Iraqi flag over its buildings after the enemy suffered heavy casualties.”
Turkey rejoiced cautiously at the unexpected victory of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump. Prime Minister Binali Yildirim welcomed his election as a “new era” in bilateral relations. Whether this positive sentiment will persist once Trump officially assumes office remains to be seen.