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(Reuters) – A powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck the western Caribbean on Tuesday, triggering evacuations as buildings shook across the Cayman Islands, in Jamaica, and in downtown Miami, but with no initial reports of significant damage. The epicenter of the quake was in the sea between Jamaica, the Cayman Islands and Cuba, at a shallow […]

CAIRO (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s King Salman reassured the Kingdom’s commitment to the Palestinian issue and Palestinian rights, in a phone call with Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas, the Saudi state news agency reported early on Wednesday. U.S. President Donald Trump proposed on Tuesday the creation of a Palestinian state with a capital in East Jerusalem, […]

CAIRO (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia reaffirmed late on Tuesday its support to all efforts to achieve a just and comprehensive solution to the Palestinian issue, according to a statement by the foreign ministry published by the state news agency. The ministry added that Saudi Arabia appreciates efforts by U.S President Donald Trump to develop a […]

(Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday proposed the creation of a Palestinian state with a capital on the outskirts of Jerusalem. Below are some of the reactions to the U.S. plan for ending decades of conflict between Israel and the Palestinians. ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER BENJAMIN NETANYAHU “And on this day, you too have […]

BANGUI (Reuters) – Militia infighting in Central African Republic (CAR) killed around 40 people over the weekend and forced several hundred from their homes, local authorities said on Tuesday. The bloodshed was some of the worst since armed groups agreed a peace deal last February. That was meant to bring stability to a country rocked […]