Chanting Anti-Beijing Slogans, Protesters Defy a Police Ban to March Through Downtown Hong Kong

Protesters in Hong Kong once again defied a police ban Sunday to march through the enclave’s downtown districts in their push for greater political freedom. Shopping malls, department stores and office buildings in the tourist and retail district of Causeway Bay pulled their shutters down around lunchtime as protesters began to congregate. Many carried the […]

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President Trump Offers Support for Saudi Self-Defense in Call With Prince Mohammed Bin Salman

President Donald Trump offered U.S. support for Saudi Arabia’s self-defense in a call on Saturday with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, the White House said. The pair spoke after a swarm of explosive drones hit key oil-industry targets in Saudi Arabia. The state-run Saudi Press Agency earlier reported on the call. Iranian-backed Houthi rebels […]

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President Trump Supports Israel Defense Treaty Ahead of Israeli Election

(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump gave a boost Saturday to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu days before he faces his fiercest political test in more than a decade. Trump publicly expressed support in a tweet for moving forward with discussions on a U.S.-Israel mutual defense treaty, embracing a Netanyahu priority as the Israeli leader hopes […]

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Yemen’s Houthi Rebels Launch Drone Strikes on Saudi Arabia Oil Sites

(DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Yemen’s Houthi rebels launched drone attacks on the world’s largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and a major oil field Saturday, sparking huge fires at a vulnerable chokepoint for global energy supplies. It remained unclear hours later whether anyone was injured at the Abqaiq oil processing facility and the […]

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