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The Senate side of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C


US Senate Committee Backs Major Non-NATO Ally Status For Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine

(Civil.Ge) — The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee passed unanimously on September 18 the Ukraine Freedom Support Act – the bill, which designates Ukraine, Moldova, and Georgia as “major non-NATO allies.” If backed by Congress and enacted, the bill will also authorize more sanctions against Russia, as well as military and non-military assistance to Ukraine, […]

John Kerry
John Kerry


Kerry Calls Out Assad Government On Chlorine Gas Use

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday there is evidence that Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad is using chlorine gas, “in violation” of a global chemical weapons treaty. “We believe there is evidence of Assad’s use of chlorine,” Kerry testified before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, according to The Hill. Chlorine gas is not on […]

Scotland's Alex Salmond.Source The Scottish Government, WIkipedia Commons.
Scotland's Alex Salmond. Source The Scottish Government, WIkipedia Commons.


Voters Decide: No Independence For Scotland

Alex Salmond’s dream of independence has been shattered after Scotland voted to stay part of the United Kingdom. Despite winning a majority of votes in some areas – including the nation’s largest city Glasgow – the Yes campaign failed to secure enough support to win the historic referendum. Mr Salmond’s deputy Nicola Sturgeon conceded defeat […]

Gaza
Gaza


Saudi Arabia Pledges $500 Million To Rebuild Gaza

Saudi Arabia has pledged $500 million to help rebuild Gaza, Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Al-Hamdallah said on Thursday, with the full cost of post-war reconstruction expected to be around $4 billion over three years. Saudi Arabia’s commitment comes ahead of a conference in Cairo on Oct. 12 when Palestinian leaders hope other donors, including Turkey, […]