Disappointed more not done for me: Paul Whelan

NEW YORK: Detained American in Russia Paul Whelan expressed disappointment on Thursday that more had not been done for his release and urged President Joe Biden to act quickly. Whelan, a former US Marine, has been serving 16 years on espionage charges, which he denies. Biden said the US will never give up seeking Whelan’s … Read more

India will not be an ally of the US, it will be another big power: WH officer

WASHINGTON: India will not be an ally of the United States, but will be another great power, a top White House official said Thursday, claiming there is no other bilateral relationship that is being “deepened and strengthened” faster than between the two countries over the last 20 years. In response to a question about India … Read more

Xi Jinping visits Saudi Arabia

Xi Jinping, visits Saudi Arabia. China’s President Xi Jinping met with Saudi Arabia’s leaders on December 8. Xi’s visit to Saudi Arabia has been understood as an attempt to increase China’s influence in the region. White House National Security Council spokesman John Kirby criticized the visit. stating that a more influential China in the region … Read more

The deal between Brittney Griner and Viktor Bout is unfairly criticized [See the exchange]

President Biden, Cherelle Griner (wife of Brittney), Vice President Kamala Harris and Secretary of State Antonly Blink during a call with the former incarcerated WNBA star.Image: Getty Images The end of Brittney Griner’s detention in Russia came early Thursday morning after the White House announced she was on a plane and returning home safe and … Read more

Brittney Griner Released: Russia Frees WNBA Star In Prisoner Swap; US releases arms dealer Viktor Bout

WASHINGTON — Russia released WNBA star Brittney Griner Thursday in a dramatic high-level prisoner exchange, as the US released notorious Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout. The trade, at a time of heightened tensions over Ukraine, achieved a top goal for President Joe Biden, but came at a high price — and left an American imprisoned … Read more

US does not include India in list of countries violating religious freedom: report

Washington [US]December 8 (ANI): The United States has made it clear that India will not be placed on its ‘Countries of Particular Concern’ or ‘Special Watch list’ this year for religious freedom violations. At the December 6 State Department briefing, spokesman Ned Price said, “When it comes to India, of course, India is the largest … Read more

Yassin Bono.. A lion guards the lair of the Moroccan national team – AlHadath Al Hadath

Yassin Bono.. a lion guarding the lair of the Moroccan national teamAlHadath event He was born an immigrant and returned as protector of the lion’s den.Secrets in the life of Yassin Bounou, the Moroccan goalkeeperHouse colors – Alwan Arabian Morning | Yassin Bono.. The Moroccan giant dominates history in the World CupAl Arabiya Arabic Al-Deayea: … Read more

The US Congress plans to revoke the Covid-19 vaccine mandate for troops

WASHINGTON: The Covid-19 vaccine mandate for members of the US military would be revoked under the annual defense bill that will be voted on in Congress this week, ending a directive that helped get the vast majority of troops vaccinated but also raised concerns that it hurt recruitment and retention. Republicans, emboldened by their new … Read more

screenshots of "Historic victory" Morocco in the World Cup – AlHadath event

Snapshots of Morocco’s “historic victory” at the World CupAlHadath event Arab countries celebrate Morocco’s qualification for the quarter-finals of the World CupAl Jazeera Mubasher Al Jazeera channel live video | Among the crowd.. The Emir of Qatar celebrates Morocco’s achievement at the World CupGoal.com Al-Arabiya correspondent Laith Bazari follows the cheers of the Moroccan fans, … Read more