World Apr 21

In Saudi visit, Obama works to calm Gulf tensions with U.S.

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- President Barack Obama strained to ease tensions with Persian Gulf allies Thursday, pledging U.S. help in confronting Iran and other security threats. Yet he failed to win the commitments he sought to boost economic aid to…

World Apr 01

How sending aid landed one Libyan family in prison

On his Shortwave podcast this week, P.J. Tobia reports on the story of one Libyan family, how they suffered under Muammar Qaddafi’s regime, and how after he was captured and killed, things got much, much worse.

The Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum, took to Twitter on Sunday to announce the Gulf state's plans to implement mandatory military service for Emirati men between 18 and 30 years of age.

Latest News