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Obama vows to work with Congress

Obama vows to work with Congress

US President Barack Obama has voiced his eagerness to work with the new Congress following Republicans win over both chambers in Tuesday’s midterm elections. Obama said on Wednesday that he got a message from two thirds of Americans who refused to vote in favor of Democrats, noting he will cooperate with the Congress to break [&hellip

Human chain formed to support al-Aqsa

Human chain formed to support al-Aqsa

Palestinians have formed a human chain in the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah to protest against Israel’s recent desecration of the al-Aqsa Mosque, Press TV reports. Some 200 protesters took to the streets of Ramallah on Wednesday, forming a human chain to show their anger at the Israeli regime’s recent violations in the al-Aqsa Mosque. [&hellip

Weight surgery can cut diabetes risk

Weight surgery can cut diabetes risk

A new research has unveiled that weight loss surgery known as bariatric surgery can dramatically avert the risk of type-2 diabetes. Monitoring some 5,000 obese adults revealed an association between weight loss surgery and a drop in type-2 diabetes. The research team recruited two groups of obese adults closely matched for age, sex and BMI, including one group [&hellip

Republicans win US Senate majority

Republicans win US Senate majority

In a punishing blow to US President Barack Obama, Republicans have secured a majority in the US Senate in crucial midterm elections, according to the exit polls. The Republican Party picked up at least seven Senate seats to guarantee at least 52 seats of the 100-member chamber, the results show. They won seats in Arkansas, Colorado, [&hellip

‘Russia to watch NATO in E Europe’

‘Russia to watch NATO in E Europe’

Russia says it will inspect NATO’s increasing presence in Eastern Europe being established under the pretext of the crisis in Ukraine, adding it will frame its new defense policy with regard to the issue. “NATO cannot ignore the fact that a stronger configuration of the alliance forces will be taken into account by our military [&hellip

Israelis, Palestinians clash in al-Aqsa

Israelis, Palestinians clash in al-Aqsa

Fresh clashes have erupted between Israeli forces and Palestinian worshippers after the Israelis entered the al-Aqsa Mosque in East al-Quds (Jerusalem) in the occupied West Bank. At least 20 people were reportedly injured in clashes on Wednesday after the Israeli forces fired plastic bullets and tear gas and threw grenades at the Palestinian worshippers in [&hellip

Wenger critical of defence

Wenger critical of defence

​Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger criticised his side’s ‘poor’ defending after they let slip a three-goal lead to draw 3-3 against Anderlecht in the Champions League. The Gunners looked well on their way to securing a place in the last 16 after goals from Mikel Arteta, Alexis Sanchez and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain put them 3-0 up at [&hellip

Palestine raises Israel occupation at UN

Palestine raises Israel occupation at UN

The Palestinians will submit a draft resolution to the United Nations Security Council later this month, calling for an end date for the Israeli regime’s occupation. The text, which has already been circulated to the 15 members of the Security Council, is widely expected to be vetoed by the United States, a close ally of [&hellip

‘Hadi lacks will to fight terrorism’

‘Hadi lacks will to fight terrorism’

The leader of Yemen’s Shia Ansarullah movement has accused the Yemeni government of lacking the political will to fight Takfiri terrorists. Addressing mourners commemorating Ashura, the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (PBUH), the third Shia Imam, on Tuesday, Abdul-Malik al-Houthi said President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi’s government lacks the “political will” to fight the growing [&hellip

Sudan leaders talk as fighting renews

Sudan leaders talk as fighting renews

​President Salva Kiir has met his Sudanese counterpart Omar al Bashir in Khartoum. This coincides with renewed fighting in South Sudan’s 11-month civil war, following the end of the rainy season. Salva Kiir traveled to Sudan the week after rebels attacked the South’s border town of Bentiu, a key oil-producing site and the capital of [&hellip