US warns of additional sanctions if Iran persists in nuclear expansion

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Sunday that Iran's latest expansion of its nuclear program "will lead to further isolation and sanctions." Pompeo...

France records all-time hottest temperature at 44.3 degrees celsius

France recorded its all-time hottest temperature of 44.3 degrees Celsius (111.7 degrees Fahrenheit) on Friday as the country and much of Europe basked in...

Europe heatwave: Temperatures soar as heat nears record levels

Tourists in Rome and Paris have scaled back their sightseeing in sweltering temperatures, dousing themselves at fountains and cooling down with ice cream as...

Europe to simmer in ‘heatwave’ this week

Speak to someone accustomed to the searing summer temperatures of the Arabian Peninsula about the heatwave expected to spread across Europe this week, and...

Refugee crisis: addressing causes, not just symptoms

Latest figures from UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, shows that at the end of 2018 a record total of 70.8 million people forcibly displaced...

US renews commitment to boosting workers’ rights

The United States of America renewed on Friday its commitment to boosting workers' rights at the global level. Marking the 100th anniversary of the...

US unveils 2019 Trafficking in Persons Report, Kuwait upgraded

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo unveiled Thursday the 2019 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report which upgraded Kuwait from Tier 2 Watch List to...

Trump says Iran ‘made very big mistake’ after downing of US drone

Iranian forces downed US drone, raising fears of major military confrontation between Tehran and Washington in the Gulf. US President Donald Trump has warned Iran...

US to send 1,000 more troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions

Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has announced the deployment of about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East for what he said were...

Kuwait Minister urges private sector’s bigger role in development plan

Kuwaiti Finance Minister Nayef Al-Hajraf said on Monday it is significant to allow the private sector to play a leading role in Kuwait's 2035...

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