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Monday’s Daily Brief: Progress and pitfalls in child rights, millions of Afghans acutely food insecure, Middle East nuclear-free zone, social media and child detention

A recap of Monday’s stories in brief: Uneven child rights progress; millions of Afghans food insecure; Middle East nuclear weapons conference gets un...

Monday’s Daily Brief: Progress and pitfalls in child rights, millions of Afghans acutely food insecure, Middle East nuclear-free zone, social media and child detention

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Friday’s Daily Brief: Day of the Girl Child, mayors lead on climate emergency, Turkey Syria offensive, new statelessness pledges, extremism in social media Our top stories for Friday: Day of the Girl Child celebrated around the world; city mayors lead on climate fight; humanitarian alarm rising over Turk...
22:16, 2019-10-11

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: UN envoy on Middle East peace process, child labour in Nepal, latest deadly Mediterranean shipwreck, DRC's Goma 21-days free of Ebola transmission, UN chief urges ban on nuclear testing A recap of Tuesday's stories: UN envoy says tangible steps 'can, and must be taken' to reverse the 'negative trajectory' of the Palestinian-Israeli c...
00:16, 2019-08-28

UNICEF reports uneven progress in 30 years of child rights treaty Although the world has made historic gains over the past three decades in improving children’s lives, urgent action is required if the poorest childr...
06:40, 2019-11-18

UN human rights chief ‘alarmed’ by detention of child migrants, climate change ``We are burning up our future -- literally,'' Bachelet said. ``The world has never seen a threat to human rights of this scope. This is not a situat...
14:04, 2019-09-09

Zimbabwe: Droughts leave millions food insecure, UN food agency scales up assistance  Severe drought has rendered more than a third of rural households in Zimbabwe – or around 3.5 million people – dangerously food insecure, the UN Worl...
19:52, 2019-07-19

One-third of Afghans need urgent humanitarian aid, millions suffer ‘acute food insecurity’ Over the last three months (August to October 2019), around one-third of the Afghan population required urgent humanitarian action, according to the ...
19:12, 2019-11-18

From Gourmet to Serious Eats, two food memoirs chronicle the pitfalls of old and new media In ‘Save Me the Plums’ and ‘Serious Eater,’ Ruth Reichl and Ed Levine chart their successes and struggles....
14:12, 2019-06-10

Investigators reportedly served search warrants on Gab and Twitter to find out if an arrested neo-Nazi shared child abuse images on social media Reuters Social media sites Gab and Twitter were handed search warrants last month after a white supremacist was arrested on suspicion of possessing c...
14:36, 2019-10-18

At UN, Middle East countries discuss steps towards regional nuclear-free zone Representatives from across the Middle East are meeting at UN Headquarters this week in efforts to negotiate a legally binding treaty establishing a ...
20:40, 2019-11-18

Girl, 10, 6th known child to die after US border detention HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. authorities say a 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died last year after being detained by border authorities in a previously unr...
01:56, 2019-05-23

Thursday’s Daily Brief: STIs worldwide, food safety and food prices, updates on Iraq and East Africa This Thursday, we cover: the latest global report by the UN health agency (WHO) on sexually transmitted infections (STIs); the first ever World Food ...
20:40, 2019-06-06

Meghan McCain's Take on the Child Detention Scandal Is Repulsive Even for Her Meghan McCain’s superhuman ability to make everything about Meghan McCain reached new heights on Tuesday’s edition of The View, in which she managed ...
21:32, 2019-06-25

5th migrant child dies after detention by Border Patrol HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government says a 16-year-old teenager from Guatemala died Monday at a Border Patrol station in South Texas, becoming the fif...
18:32, 2019-05-20

Trump's Child Detention Camps Cost $775 Per Person Every Day The daily cost for a child in detention camps is more than a stay in a deluxe room at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC....
18:48, 2019-06-25

Day of the Girl Child spotlights 25 years of progress, with more on the horizon The world’s one billion young girls, are being celebrated on Friday as an “unscripted and unstoppable” force for change, with 11 October designated e...
18:04, 2019-10-11

Showcase child detention center is clean and bright but it's still a jail The facility at the tiny Texas town of Carrizo Springs is subcontracted to a not-for-profit but its high perimeter fence is topped with barbed wireTh...
07:44, 2019-07-15

US briefing: Greenland spat, child migrant detention and climate debate Thursday’s top story: Danes hit out at ‘narcissistic’ Trump after he cancels visit. Plus, How Tom Brady stays on top form at 42Subscribe now to recei...
15:04, 2019-08-22

Mike Pence Just Chuckles When Asked About Horrific Child Detention Conditions Speaking with CNN’s Jake Tapper on Sunday, Vice President Mike Pence was given a chance to commit to improving the appalling conditions in which migr...
15:36, 2019-06-24

GOP Rep. Goes Full-Blown Truther In Appalling Child Migrant Detention Comments Texas Republican Rep. Michael Burgess has not visited the Border Patrol detention facility in Clint, TX, where children were reportedly kept in such ...
17:32, 2019-06-25

Amnesty International calls for closure of migrant child detention center Detention of several thousand children aged 13 to 17 at Homestead facility in Florida is ‘cruel and unlawful’, human rights group saysAmnesty Interna...
02:20, 2019-07-18

Millions of child grooms forced into marriage, UN says Some 115 million boys worldwide entered marriage before the age of 18, a new study by the UN's children's agency shows. The marriage of minors "steal...
08:32, 2019-06-07

US opens new child detention center in rural Texas after reports of overcrowding at border facilities Eric Gay/AP A former oilfield worker camp off a dirt road in rural Texas has become the US government's newest holding center for detaining migrant ...
09:12, 2019-07-11

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Eye health, UN’s financial crisis, progress in Mali and South Sudan, human rights in Australia Tuesday’s top stories: Global need for eye care is set to increase ‘dramatically’; work and reforms of the UN ‘at risk’; progress on Mali security; S...
23:04, 2019-10-08

Social media threat leads to extra security at Tortolita Middle School TUCSON – A social media threat prompted additional police presence at Tortolita Middle School on Tuesday. According to Marana Unified School District...
22:24, 2019-10-01

Anti-terror measures against youngsters’ online posts ‘linked to spike in child detention globally’ More than 5.4 million children are detained around the world, rights experts said on Monday, highlighting “aggressive” State counterterrorism measure...
18:16, 2019-11-18

Texas Border Agent Allegedly Sexually Harassed Mother of Child Held in Detention Center A border agent who worked at a child detention facility in Clint, TX allegedly sent harassing messages to the mother of a 12-year-old child who was d...
05:56, 2019-07-18

NYC middle school teacher used Venmo to pay for child porn: feds A Queens middle school teacher was busted with kiddie porn on his phone Tuesday — which prosecutors said he bought using payment app Venmo. Eri...
02:48, 2019-08-28

Neither the first-born nor the favorite: The life of middle child Eric Trump Brian Snyder / Reuters Eric Trump, President Donald Trump's middle child, may not be as glamorous as his sister Ivanka, nor as outspoken as his brot...
00:00, 2019-07-18

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Slow progress on women and peace, rights in Kashmir, Venezuela refugees, Guterres on key Syria talks A recap of Tuesday’s top stories: ‘Real change’ too slow for women’s peace and security role; UN rights chief urges India to ‘unlock’ Kashmir restric...
21:32, 2019-10-29

MSNBC’s Chris Hayes blasted for claiming Ilhan Omar is ‘consistent’ on human rights in Middle East MSNBC host Chris Hayes is facing criticism for his praise of freshman congresswoman Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and what he calls her “consistent” voice in ...
14:56, 2019-04-10

Monday’s Daily Brief: human rights in the Near East and a Forum for Refugees Monday’s top stories include: human rights issues in Syria, Iraq and the Occupied Palestinian Territory; a global forum to find coordinated solutions...
23:24, 2019-06-24

Block on GM rice ‘has cost millions of lives and led to child blindness’ Eco groups and global treaty blamed for delay in supply of vitamin-A enriched Golden RiceStifling international regulations have been blamed for dela...
19:04, 2019-10-26

Millions of child asthma cases linked to traffic pollution every year Nitrogen dioxide pollution from vehicles could contribute to 4 million cases of childhood asthma globally every year...
20:56, 2019-04-11

How 'Bay Area refugees' shook up the city long considered California's 'middle child' As thousands of tech workers move in, Sacramento is enjoying its moment in the sun – but the clouds are gatheringPhotographs by Salgu WissmathJoan Di...
09:36, 2019-07-02

Indonesia military: Use of child soldiers a rights violation JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian military spokesman says any use of child soldiers by Papuan independence fighters would be a violation of hum...
14:08, 2019-06-25

Social media machine: Lele Pons made millions by turning herself into a perfectly generic YouTube star She was the first to clock a billion loops on Vine and has a massive fanbase, but is she for real?...
16:56, 2019-10-03

Other Than Junk Food, This Is Perhaps What's Making Your Child Obese While consumption of junk and high-calorie foods is undoubtedly a leading cause of obesity, a recent study, published in the journal Obesity Reviews,...
14:04, 2019-10-31

FIFA 19 Update adds exclusive War Child FC kit in-game alongside War Child FC Steam Sale War Child FC Kicks Off Games Celebration with Exclusive EA SPORTS FIFA 19 Kit, Steam Sale and Celebrity Livestream...
14:04, 2019-05-15

Child care centre fined MILLIONS after teacher’s romps with pupil dating her daughter A TEACHER'S romps with an underage pupil who was dating her daughter has led to a child care centre struck with a £1million bill....
15:08, 2019-05-11

Child welfare agency CEO allegedly choked child on couch The head of a child welfare agency in Missouri has been arrested for allegedly choking a 12-year-old seated on a couch, a report said. Vincent Hillye...
19:36, 2019-05-09

Mom allegedly fed fast food to dying obese child A United Kingdom mother who purportedly called her obese child a “doughnut” and prevented the teen from participating in physical activities, alleged...
21:32, 2019-09-13

UN: Average of nearly 1 migrant child death daily since 2014 GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. migration agency says migrant children have died or gone missing at the rate of at least one per day worldwide over the past f...
11:28, 2019-06-28

A mother who claims Hunter Biden fathered her child went public with a DNA test because he stopped paying child support, lawyers say AP The mother of Hunter Biden's previously unknown child outed him as the father because he stopped paying to support the child, her lawyers say. Att...
13:40, 2019-11-21

Friends With Holograms: Using VR to train social workers to sniff out child abuse Friends With Holograms created a VR training program dubbed Accenture Avenues (short for the Accenture Virtual Experience Solution) for social worker...
17:08, 2019-10-15

Teens 'overwhelmingly' engage with unhealthy food on social media, study finds Teens on social media are disproportionately exposed to unhealthy foods and drinks, a new study claims....
11:12, 2019-11-25

'No food should be taboo': how to tackle your child's weight – without giving them a complex A third of children are overweight or obese by the time they leave primary school. Here’s how parents can help them forge good habits and avoid creat...
12:28, 2019-08-12

Millions of Afghans have ‘voted not just for a president, but also for democracy’, UN Assembly told Just two days ago, some three million Afghans faced the threat of terrorism and headed to the polls, to “vote not just for a president, but also for ...
00:52, 2019-10-01

Young climate activists accuse world leaders of violating child rights through inaction Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg and 15 other young climate activists on Monday filed a complaint with the United Nations Committee on the Rights of t...
23:04, 2019-09-23

Young climate activists accuse world leaders' of violating child rights through inaction Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg and 15 other young climate activists on Monday filed a complaint with the United Nations Committee on the Rights of t...
21:36, 2019-09-23

Instagram reveals it took down millions of pieces of harmful content last quarter, including child abuse imagery and terrorist propaganda (FB) AP Photo/Mark Lennihan Facebook has published its biannual Transparency Report, which discloses how much problematic content it took action against o...
19:20, 2019-11-13

Thursday's Daily Brief: Climate crisis and food risks, fresh violence threat for millions of Syrians, calls for calm in Kashmir Thursday’s top stories: food security risk from climate crisis, fresh violence threat for millions of Syrians, UN chief urges “maximum restraint” in ...
23:28, 2019-08-08

Thursday's Daily Brief: World Refugee Day, Middle East peace marred, Epilepsy report, Cities #WithRefugees initiative and Ebola-response funding gap in DR Congo This Thursday, we cover: World Refugee Day, Peace in the Middle East marred by obstacles, UN health agency’s report on epilepsy, UN refugee agency up...
23:52, 2019-06-20

High Court rules that transgender man being registered as his child's mother does not break human rights A transgender man who has given birth but does not want to be described as "mother" on a birth certificate has lost a High Court fight....
14:20, 2019-09-25

Friday's Daily Brief: Security Council Ebola response, UNICEF chief on 'devastating week' for children in Middle East and North Africa, climate and migration links Our main stories today: Security Council concern over DRC Ebola outbreak, head of UNICEF deplores ‘devastating week’ for children in MENA region, cli...
20:36, 2019-08-02

Rise in Caribbean children displaced by storms shows climate crisis is a child rights issue: UNICEF The number of Caribbean children displaced by storms has risen approximately six-fold in the past five years, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reveals...
06:24, 2019-12-06

Trump poised to hold social media summit without social media companies President Trump's forum on social media may occur without the participation of the tech firms he accuses of squelching speech and sapping his followe...
06:36, 2019-07-04

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Afghan child abuse, DR Congo measles deaths, Palestinian solidarity A recap of Wednesday’s stories in brief: Afghan Mission calls for probe into school paedophile ring, thousands of children dying from measles in DRC,...
20:28, 2019-11-27

The life of Hunter Biden: How Joe Biden's middle child landed in Trump's Ukraine scandal Paul Morigi/Getty Images for World Food Program USA Hunter Biden, the former vice president's middle child, is at the center of a controversy that is...
17:56, 2019-10-04

Social Security is surprisingly insecure With the stock market hitting another all-time high last week, it sure would be nice to see Washington do something intelligent with our FICA tax/Soc...
06:40, 2019-11-17

Canada Child Benefit helped reduce number of families with severe food insecurity: study The Canada Child Benefit is having an impact on very poor families, but researchers think it could do a better job of helping them put food on the ta...
13:08, 2019-11-07

Fox News Apologizes After Daily Wire Host Calls Greta Thunberg a 'Mentally Ill Swedish Child' on Air Conservatives who are presumably shocked at being one-upped by a teenager armed with facts and passion have been piling on Greta Thunberg all week. O...
06:04, 2019-09-24

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: mental health, conflict prevention, Ebola in Uganda, Sudan protests, child labour This Wednesday’s top stories are: one-in-five conflict-affected people suffer from a mental illness; the Security Council holds a special session on ...
22:04, 2019-06-12

The cofounder of Chewy explains how he created a $10.2 billion empire selling pet food to millennials who treat their animals like their firstborn child Ryan Cohen cofounded online pet food and supplies store Chewy.com at the age of 25. He sold the company to PetSmart for $3.35 billion in 2017 and ste...
17:04, 2019-11-30

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Diplomacy for Peace Day, #VaccinesWork, the cost of war on Afghans, tech and well-being Top news for Wednesday includes: the first-ever International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace, the launch of World Immunization Week, ...
21:48, 2019-04-24

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Deadly Syria violence, risks of working at sea, poor health in jail, concern over ISIL suspect, and her child A recap of Thursday’s stories in brief: Syria’s violence continues to strike children; governments must do more for human rights in business; poor he...
00:20, 2019-11-22

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: UNICEF child health report, Peacekeeping operations end in Haiti, Syria-Turkey latest, Haitian migrants deported from Bahamas A recap of Tuesday’s stories: Millions of children undernourished and overweight says landmark report; Security Council marks transition after 15 yea...
22:20, 2019-10-15

Progress against torture in Afghan detention centres, but Government needs to do more, says UN report Torture is likely still widespread in Afghanistan’s State-run prisons for detainees linked to ongoing conflict there, the UN said on Wednesday, while...
18:00, 2019-04-17

Social Media, Social Mood and the Coming Chorus of "More Harm Than Good!" Because tech stocks remain a focal point of public enthusiasm, the sector continues to provide valuable clues about society's progress from optimism ...
22:44, 2019-05-28

Video Ads in Social Media 2019: Why Creators Are in Demand on Social Properties – and What It Means for YouTube At Business Insider Intelligence, our mission is to bring you the most important insights, data and analysis from the digital world. So when we come ...
17:40, 2019-11-04

The perils of trading social interaction for social media ESTES PARK, Colorado — I often say that what happens on Twitter isn’t a reflection of American life in the real world....
06:52, 2019-08-18

War Zone Stories, Liberated via Social Networking Vivian Yee and Hwaida Saad, who cover the Middle East, have found Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter and YouTube vital to getting information out of Syria....
04:20, 2019-10-10

How to Protest Human Rights Abuses at U.S. Detention Centers Many of us are feeling some combination of despair, outrage, and shock at reports of the conditions at the U.S. southern border. It’s devastating to ...
22:44, 2019-06-21

Children's rights make uneven progress in Germany The United Nations adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child 30 years ago. How are they being implemented in Germany? DW visits children who ...
12:56, 2019-11-20

50 years after Stonewall, LGBT rights are a work in progress NEW YORK (AP) — They didn’t set out to change history; they weren’t the first LGBT Americans to mobilize against bias. Yet the June 1969 ...
12:04, 2019-06-17

Nepal’s sexual minorities say progress in rights has stalled KATHMANDU, Nepal — Nepal seized the lead in equal rights for sexual minorities in South Asia four years ago with a new constitution that forbids all ...
21:32, 2019-09-18

UN’s Bachelet addresses progress and setbacks in human rights worldwide The world is undeniably facing rising challenges to multilateralism, however work can be done with Member States to strengthen the agreement of the l...
00:04, 2019-10-16

Thursday’s Daily Brief: DR Congo warlord sentenced, Iraq protest latest, UN food outlook report, Syrian humanitarian update, tech and the food chain A recap of Thursday’s UN News stories: ‘Terminator’ warlord handed 30-year sentence; UN chief calls for ‘meaningful dialogue’ in Iraq; Disease slashe...
23:04, 2019-11-07

Swingers shot by cops in middle of sex act at nightclub win millions from police Zita Sukys and Dale Ewins were performing a sex act when police stormed in and shot them as they spotted a fake gun which was part of his costume as ...
13:20, 2019-11-14

Human rights experts call for ‘paradigm shift’ on arbitrary detention in Qatar A group of independent UN human rights experts is calling for a “paradigm shift” in Qatar to protect people in the Gulf State from arbitrary detentio...
19:08, 2019-11-14

US sending 1,000 more troops to Middle East The U.S. is sending an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East amid increasing tension between the U.S. and Iran....
02:32, 2019-06-18

US sends 1,000 more soldiers to Middle East The US says 1,000 extra troops would be deployed to counter Iran's threatening behavior. It also released images that it says provide further proof t...
04:52, 2019-06-18

'The conflict in the Middle East is Iran vs. everyone else' Timothy Snyder, a professor of history at Yale University, is a permanent fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. His most recent book ...
00:04, 2019-06-22

Watchdog finds rotting food at migrant detention facilities WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security’s watchdog agency says it has found rotting food, moldy and dilapidated bathrooms and practices that violat...
18:08, 2019-06-06

Despite ‘considerable progress,’ Somalia needs help tackling political, economic and rights challenges, says UN expert Although Somalia has made “considerable progress” in its political, economic, social and human rights situation over the past six years, “there is mu...
17:12, 2019-07-25

My beloved Hong Kong has become a war zone and daily life is full of anxiety As another week of violence grips the city, normal life is on hold - people cannot work, schools are closed, roads are paralysed and children are sca...
01:24, 2019-11-20

Shanahan confirms more troops may be sent to Middle East Senate panel gives big boost to Space Force — Lawmakers warn Trump over Saudi missile sales...
16:48, 2019-05-24

Opinion: The price of the EU's inaction in the Middle East As the EU has adopted a noticeably more pragmatic stance towards Arab autocrats, shifts in the balance of power within this strategically vital regio...
19:16, 2019-05-22

US diplomacy pushing Middle East towards war, says ex-UK minister Alistair Burt sums up Donald Trump’s policy in the region as ‘hit them in the nuts first’America’s “hit them in the nuts first” diplomacy is helping ...
14:16, 2019-05-31

The Bauhaus in the Middle East: 'Tel Aviv was an oasis' Tel Aviv celebrates 100 years of homegrown Bauhaus-inspired architecture with the opening of the White City Center. Designed for White City residents...
16:24, 2019-09-19

Opinion: Is the Middle East seeing a new Arab Spring? From protests in Iraq and Lebanon to regime change in Sudan and Algeria, the uprisings in the Arab world are reminiscent of those that swept the Midd...
16:28, 2019-11-08

Officials: US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Trump administration has notified Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East amid heightened ...
18:12, 2019-05-24

Mike Pompeo flying to Middle East The secretary of state and Vice President Mike Pence are expected to meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
02:32, 2019-10-17

Japan’s Abe wants G-20 to unite on trade, Middle East TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has pledged to seek a consensus on free trade and other contentious issues at this week’s summi...
12:04, 2019-06-26

Children of ISIL terrorists likely held in ‘secret detention facilities’, UN human rights office warns In Syria, it is suspected that children whose fathers fought for terrorist group ISIL are being held in unidentified “settlements” and “secret detent...
19:36, 2019-05-21

UN rights chief ‘appalled’ by US border detention conditions, says holding migrant children may violate international law Conditions in which migrants and refugees are being held in the United States are appalling, said the UN human rights chief on Monday, underscoring t...
17:08, 2019-07-08

Rotten food, mouldy bathrooms found at ICE detention facilities: Watchdog The Homeland Security Department’s internal watchdog says rotting food, mouldy and dilapidated bathrooms and agency practices at immigration detentio...
21:20, 2019-06-06

Travis d’Arnaud gets traded into middle of AL East race Travis D’Arnaud is on the move again and the Yankees could be seeing him soon. The Dodgers traded the former Mets catcher to the Rays on Friday for c...
02:24, 2019-05-11

U.S. to unveil economic plan for peace in Middle East The plan, which has been two years in the making, envisions large-scale investment and infrastructure work in the Palestinian territories. But the ce...
02:16, 2019-05-20

Trump Sends 1,500 Troops to Middle East Because We're Not Going to War With Iran President Trump proclaimed earlier this month that he wasn’t going to war with Iran. Then, in less than fortnight, Trump is now sending some 1,500 tr...
23:32, 2019-05-24

3 of America's biggest adversaries are now united against the US in the Middle East Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Associated Press President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the vast majority of the roughly 1,000 troops in Syria left a...
00:08, 2019-10-18

Who are the Kurds? Almost 35 million people in the heart of Middle East Up to 35 million Kurds live in the mountainous region that roughly straddles the borders of Iraq, Syria, Iran, Turkey and Armenia. The Kurds are the ...
05:08, 2019-10-08

The White House's Middle East Meetup Is Already a Mess Since shortly after joining the Trump administration, Jared Kushner has made it his personal mission to solve the Gordian Knot that is the Israeli-Pa...
22:16, 2019-06-17

Amazon targets Middle East with Arabic website Amazon.com Inc. said Wednesday it is diving deeper into the Middle East’s burgeoning market for online sales, launching the first Arabic-language sit...
19:04, 2019-05-02

Persecution driving Christians out of Middle East – report Millions uprooted from homes, says UK-commissioned report, with many jailed and killedPervasive persecution of Christians, sometimes amounting to gen...
23:28, 2019-05-02

A rocky road to science and diplomacy in the Middle East Since its inception in the 1970s, the SESAME synchrotron has been one of the most ambitious scientific — and political — experiments in the world. DW...
17:20, 2019-09-16

Opinion: Power overrules the law — especially in Middle East politics The US is dismantling the foundations of a Middle East policy based on international law. Its decision to condone Israeli settlements is just the lat...
20:52, 2019-11-19

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East for 'protection' against Iran Both President Trump and the Pentagon stressed that they were not seeking to engage in a military conflict with Iran. Trump has been trying to pressu...
20:28, 2019-05-24

US Education Department to investigate UNC Middle East event CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education is investigating a conference on the Middle East held at the University of North Carolina a...
15:52, 2019-06-18

Iran has 'military advantage over US and allies in Middle East' Thinktank says third parties such as Shia militias are more important to Tehran than nuclear plans Iran now has an effective military advantage over ...
03:20, 2019-11-07

Trump would consider sending 'a hell of a lot more' than 120,000 troops to Middle East President Trump acknowledged on Tuesday that he would consider sending 120,000 troops, or more, to the Middle East to deal with Iran, even as he call...
18:56, 2019-05-14

Pentagon plan could send 10,000 troops to the Middle East In a plan that is set to be presented to the White House on Thursday, up to 10,000 more U.S. service members would be deployed to the Middle East as ...
02:04, 2019-05-23

Trump weighs sending more troops to the Middle East White House ‘supportive’ of spending bill negotiations — Pentagon policy chief was in the dark on Ukraine aid freeze...
16:12, 2019-12-05

U.S. sends carrier to the Middle East in ‘message’ to Iran White House sounds hopeful after North Korean missile launch — U.S. war talk meant to rattle Maduro...
16:24, 2019-05-06

How US soldiers keep Abrams tanks ready for action in the Middle East Winifred Brown/Fort Bliss Public Affairs At Army Prepositioned Stocks-5, soldiers keep a massive set of equipment ready so rapidly deploying units ca...
22:44, 2019-11-05

Erdogan has managed the unthinkable: uniting all the other Middle East rivals Turkey’s Syria invasion following US withdrawal of its troops means that all bets are now off in the Middle EastBy invading northern Syria last week,...
14:32, 2019-10-12

The US is sending more firepower to the Middle East to check Iran — here are the weapons the US has sent that way In response to hostile behavior and apparent acts of aggression by Iran, the US military has been sending additional firepower to the Middle East sin...
22:08, 2019-09-26

Pentagon denies plans to send 14,000 troops to Middle East The Pentagon doubled down today on denying a report that prompted speculation of a pending land war in the Middle East....
01:44, 2019-12-06

U.S. cautions airlines flying over Middle East after tensions with Iran The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is advising commercial airlines flying over the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman to use caution in the wake of ...
21:56, 2019-05-18

Coptic pope: Displacing Christians is bad for Middle East, Europe The displacement of Christians risks safety in the Middle East and Europe, Pope Tawadros II has told DW. The head of the Coptic Orthodox Church was i...
12:24, 2019-05-14

One of the Air Force's most legendary fighter squadrons is back in the Middle East US Air Force/Airman 1st Class Caleb House The US Air Force's 555th Fighter Squadron and its F-16s have deployed to the Middle East, flying out of Al ...
22:52, 2019-11-14

How street protests across Middle East threaten Iran’s power Demonstrations from Baghdad to Beirut reveal the extent to which Shia dominance across the region has weakenedTurmoil in Baghdad, paralysis in Beirut...
10:48, 2019-11-24

The Latest: US ready to shift military assets in Middle East WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Iran (all times local): 6:45 p.m. American officials say the U.S. is poised to move more milita...
01:16, 2019-05-09

Trump: if Jared Kushner can't achieve peace in Middle East, 'it can't be done' President also told Israeli American Council summit some Jewish people in the US don’t love Israel enough and attacked Ilhan OmarIf Jared Kushner can...
15:04, 2019-12-08

The Pentagon is deploying a bomber task force to the Middle East The Pentagon is deploying a bomber task force to the Middle East. Officials say Iran’s movement of ballistic missiles aboard ships prompted the mobil...
06:56, 2019-05-08

White House considers deploying 120,00 troops to Middle East The White House is considering a military plan that would include sending 120,000 troops to the Middle East in response to what the Trump Administrat...
06:24, 2019-05-14

Buttigieg: It’s ‘not a good sign’ that US is sending 1,500 troops to Middle East Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg took a swipe at White House national security adviser John Bolton as he blasted the Trump administrati...
17:48, 2019-05-26

Don’t let Trump steer Middle East off cliff, Palestinians urge EU Foreign minister says world has left peace process in hands of a reckless driverEurope must respond collectively to Donald Trump’s imminent “deal of ...
14:08, 2019-05-17

Iran tells Middle East militias: prepare for proxy war Exclusive: Top military leader delivers message at Baghdad meeting as tensions riseIran’s most prominent military leader has recently met Iraqi milit...
21:08, 2019-05-16

Sudden US threat against Iran adds to Middle East volatility Frustration in Washington at its failing foreign policies could be a factor in growing pressureJohn Bolton’s sudden, unexplained threat to use “unrel...
17:04, 2019-05-06

Trump administration considering large military expansion in Middle East The Trump administration is weighing whether to significantly expand the U.S. military presence in the Middle East to counter Iran....
01:12, 2019-12-05

Bella Hadid apologizes after being accused of racism towards the Middle East Shortly after the supermodel posted the photo on her Instagram Story, the hashtag #BellaHadidIsRacist began to trend on Twitter....
22:40, 2019-06-18

Sri Lanka bombings: Suspected ringleader arrested in Middle East One of the main suspects behind the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka has been extradited to the country. More than 250 people were killed in a str...
19:28, 2019-06-14

The Dubai Airshow proved just how important the Middle East is for aviation Shayanne Gal/Business Insider Both Airbus and Boeing see the Middle East as increasingly important when it comes to commercial aviation. This week's ...
20:52, 2019-11-22

'At the mercy of an incident': Macron warns that Middle East is one step away from war Iran’s attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities has increased the potential for war, French President Emmanuel Macron warned while calling for a new ro...
03:48, 2019-09-25

Pentagon plan could send up to 10,000 troops to the Middle East: U.S. officials U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defence...
02:08, 2019-05-23

US to deploy 1,500 troops to Middle East amid tensions with Iran White House downplays prospect of conflictTrump administration approves $7bn arms sale to Saudi ArabiaThe US will send hundreds of additional troops ...
05:52, 2019-05-25

China isn't going to resolve the current crisis in the Middle East, but it may get involved in the next one REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed China hewed to its standard playbook after the recent attacks on oil infrastructure in Saudi Arabia, calling for an investig...
20:08, 2019-10-02

Women-led protests in Lebanon inspire Middle East feminists Women are on the front lines of protests in Lebanon — and they are inspiring feminists in other Arab countries to stand up, too. The masculine ridicu...
00:44, 2019-10-24

Leaders of Japan, France share Middle East concerns TOKYO (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron says he and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have agreed to bolster naval defense ties in the Indo-Pa...
14:52, 2019-06-26

Aftershocks from Jamal Khashoggi's murder still shake the Middle East Reputation of the Saudi Crown Prince may never recover after the assassination a year ago In a region largely inured to savagery, the murder of Jamal...
06:24, 2019-10-02

Pompeo: Iran is a ‘major destabilizing force’ in Middle East Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called Iran a “major destabilizing force in the Middle East” and warned Tehran’s hardline mullahs that the US woul...
19:08, 2019-05-13

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's death comes as new order takes shape in Middle East In aftermath of Isis’s toxic mix of chaos and intolerance, new spheres of influence are being demarcatedWho was Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and why is his d...
17:36, 2019-10-27

US deploys amphibious assault ship and Patriot battery to Middle East The US is beefing up its forces in the Middle East to counter what it called military threats from Tehran. US officials are claiming that Iran is mov...
03:36, 2019-05-11

US briefing: Iran sanctions, Kushner's Middle East plan and wealth tax Tuesday’s top story: White House orders fresh sanctions against Iran’s supreme leader. Plus, why Democrats owe it to voters to hold a climate crisis ...
12:40, 2019-06-25

Pentagon to present plans to send 10,000 more troops to Middle East, officials say Plans aim to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats as tensions between the countries continue to simmerUS officials say the Pentagon wil...
01:52, 2019-05-23

Pentagon officials struggle to explain plans for Middle East deployments The Pentagon is looking at sending more troops now because of new intelligence about possible Iranian attacks in the region, an official said....
18:28, 2019-12-05

The US’s Middle East ‘peace summit’ is nonsense. Palestinians are right to boycott it | Ian Black The Trump administration is notoriously biased towards Israel, and its $50bn offer to Palestinians pointedly avoids land rightsIn the toxic history o...
13:44, 2019-06-25

Trump’s Middle East peace plan unveiled to anger and derision No Israelis or Palestinians present for launch of deal that shreds decades of diplomacyThe first phase of the Trump administration’s long-awaited pea...
19:48, 2019-06-25

Trump may love selling US-made weapons to the Middle East, but he's not the first president to do it Evan Vucci/AP President Donald Trump has touted the arms deals he's cut with countries in the Middle East. But he's hardly the first president to sho...
21:48, 2019-11-21

Stocks end the week lower amid rising tensions in the Middle East AP Photo/Richard Drew US stocks finished the week lower amid rising tensions in the Middle East as Iran reportedly seized two British tankers. That ...
23:48, 2019-07-19

Iran threatens to ‘pursue any aggressor’ after US announces Middle East plan Iran responded to U.S. plans to send troops to the Middle East with a threat to “pursue any aggressor,” and an announcement that it is br...
16:20, 2019-09-21

China’s Vivo is eyeing smartphone users in Africa and the Middle East Africa’s mobile phone industry has in recent times been dominated by Transsion, a Shenzhen-based company that is little known outside the Afric...
18:40, 2019-07-30

US briefing: 1,000 US troops to Middle East, Facebook crypto and Morsi death Tuesday’s top story: US sends additional troops to Middle East after ‘hostile behavior by Iranian forces and their proxy groups’. Plus, Facebook laun...
12:16, 2019-06-18

Trevor Noah: Trump the 'only person who could make the Middle East more chaotic' Late-night hosts discussed chaos at home and abroad, as Trump hits out on impeachment and Turkey invades northern Syria“In a normal administration, a...
17:44, 2019-10-15

Mahmoud Abbas blows his chance at achieving peace in the Middle East JERUSALEM — The contrast is striking. President Trump, after threatening to obliterate North Korea, develops a “friendship” with Kim Jong-un, exchang...
04:12, 2019-07-03

Israel stuck in a new Middle East amid Turkey's Syria offensive Turkey's military offensive in northern Syria, facilitated by a withdrawal of US troops, is threatening to rebalance geopolitics in the region. The c...
22:32, 2019-10-15

NYT's book on 'Trump's assault on immigration,' Kushner in the Middle East, D-Day dogs Surprise! Not. The New York Times' White House crew are going after President Trump’s immigration policy. In a Facebook brag, they announced the subm...
19:56, 2019-07-15

Iran warns US 'leave NOW' as warships and bombers bear down on Middle East IRAN has urged the US to leave the Middle East now as they labelled a US aircraft carrier a “target” amid simmering tensions....
15:16, 2019-05-13

Trump pardons military personnel accused of Middle East crimes President intervenes in military justice cases of service members accused of killings in AfghanistanDonald Trump has pardoned a former US army comman...
03:52, 2019-11-16

Mike Pompeo travels to Middle East to build coalition against Iran Pompeo said his first stop is Saudi Arabia, followed by the United Arab Emirates. Both U.S. allies work to counter Iran’s influence in the region....
01:40, 2019-06-24

Trump: Graham would have US troops fight in Middle East ‘next thousand years’ President Trump on Wednesday hit back against Sen. Lindsey Graham for criticizing him over pulling US troops out of Syria, claiming the Republican la...
21:44, 2019-10-16

Trump says Lindsey Graham 'would like to stay in the Middle East for the next thousand years' President Trump jabbed at Sen. Lindsey Graham over his foreign policy positions, accusing him of wanting to keep troops in the Middle East “for the n...
21:20, 2019-10-16

'Let's just not say it': Jared Kushner says 'two-state' label hinders Middle East talks Trump son-in-law says upcoming Middle East peace plan will be ‘very acceptable’ to PalestiniansJared Kushner has revealed aspects of the US peace pla...
07:36, 2019-05-03

U.S. unveils $50B boost for Palestinians as part of its Middle East peace plan Palestinian leaders have rejected the Trump administration's approach to peace in the Middle East, saying the U.S. is biased toward Israel....
20:36, 2019-06-22

Final Exhibition by Okwui Enwezor Will Open in 2021 in Middle East The Sharjah Biennial will present a posthumous show by the acclaimed Nigerian curator, who died this year at the age of 55....
17:12, 2019-11-03

US to send 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East, citing 'hostile behavior' Concerns of a confrontation between the two countries have mounted since two oil tankers were attacked in the Gulf of OmanActing US defense secretar...
03:08, 2019-06-18

Trump's friend tried to profit from Middle East nuclear deal, lawmakers say Congressional report finds Tom Barrack tried to buy Westinghouse as he sought a related government postA billionaire friend of Donald Trump pursued a...
03:56, 2019-07-30

How Amir Khan plans to lure Manny Pacquiao to the Middle East After easily disposing of Billy Dib, Amir Khan reveals that Pacquiao has received an offer 'too good to turn down.' Declan Taylor reports from Saudi ...
15:12, 2019-07-15

Bernie Sanders refuses to apologize for not supporting wars in Middle East Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Friday he’d never apologize for refusing to support wars in the Middle East, saying that he was...
19:04, 2019-05-24

Woman gives birth on Middle East Airlines flight with help from plane’s crew A Middle East Airlines-Air Liban passenger recently gave birth during a flight traveling between Qatar and Lebanon, safely delivering a baby daughter...
21:04, 2019-07-31

The world ignored the warning signs – and now the Middle East is on the brink | Simon Tisdall Donald Trump’s hostility towards Iran and support for Saudi Arabia has made a delicate situation explosiveLike a furious maelstrom, roiled by opposin...
18:00, 2019-09-16

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran President Trump announced Friday that about 1,500 additional US troops will be deployed to the Middle East – mostly in a protective role — amid...
19:36, 2019-05-24

China’s Vivo is eyeing smartphone users in Africa and Middle East Africa’s mobile phone industry has in recent times been dominated by Transsion, a Shenzhen-based company that is little known outside the Afric...
14:16, 2019-07-30

U.S. to deploy 1,000 additional troops to Middle East as tension with Iran escalates Fears of a confrontation between Iran and the United States have mounted since last Thursday when two oil tankers were attacked, more than a year aft...
01:52, 2019-06-18

US to deploy 1,000 more troops to Middle East after alleged Iran tanker attacks The United States will deploy an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East in response to the attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that the...
01:40, 2019-06-18

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: #GlobalGoals progress, essential meds, updates from Cox’s Bazar, Sudan and DR Congo This Tuesday’s UN top stories are: high-level discussions on the progress made towards the 17 Sustainable Development Goals; falling behind on univer...
21:40, 2019-07-09

Quds rallies in Iran condemn Trump's Middle East peace plan Iranian protesters have burned effigies of Donald Trump and trampled Israeli flags as part of annual rallies marking Quds Day. The marches come as th...
18:04, 2019-05-31

US 'losing' hypersonic arms race to Russia and China because of Middle East wars Reports suggest the US may be behind in hypersonic weapons development as it has been distracted by conflict in the Middle East...
09:04, 2019-09-27

U.S. to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran: officials Officials said members of Congress were notified following a White House meeting Thursday to discuss Pentagon proposals to bolster the U.S. force pre...
18:08, 2019-05-24

Erdoğan has managed the unthinkable: uniting all the other Middle East rivals | Simon Tisdall Turkey’s Syria invasion following US withdrawal of its troops means that all bets are now off in the Middle EastBy invading northern Syria last week,...
11:24, 2019-10-13

US to hold Bahrain economic conference to launch Middle East peace plan Official does not confirm Israeli and Palestinian attendancePalestinians believe peace plan will be in favour of IsraelThe US will hold an internatio...
22:48, 2019-05-19

‘Probably fake news’: Trump disputes report about sending troops to Middle East President Trump on Tuesday slammed a report in The New York Times about a plan to send up to 120,000 US troops to the Mideast for a possible confront...
21:24, 2019-05-14

Iran escalation, new Middle East plan boost State Department deputy for NSC job The escalation of U.S.-Iran tensions over the weekend attack on key Saudi oil facilities, and the pending unveiling of the administration’s Middle Ea...
18:36, 2019-09-16

‘Provocative actions and inflammatory rhetoric’ destabilizing Middle East, warns top UN official Against a backdrop of rising tensions in Israel and Palestine, the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East, painted a bleak picture once again in ...
15:47, 2019-04-09

Microsoft beats Amazon and Google to opens its first cloud region in the Middle East Microsoft has become the first of the "big three" public cloud providers to open a region in the Middle East, starting today in the UAE.Read More...
09:08, 2019-06-19

Controversy Around Netflix's Jinn Highlights a Cultural Divide in Jordan and the Middle East In the opening scene of Netflix’s first Arabic-language series, Jinn, a young woman named Mira (Salma Malhas) kisses her boyfriend, shares her plans ...
21:44, 2019-07-10

1,000 extra US troops ordered to Middle East amid mounting tensions with Iran One thousand extra US troops are being sent to the Middle East amid mounting tensions with Iran, the Pentagon has announced....
03:40, 2019-06-18

Why Jared Kushner's idealist plan for Middle East peace will inevitably fail If we didn’t know before, we certainly know now: Jared Kushner is an idealist. Like so many foreign policy visionaries before him, he has taken up th...
17:24, 2019-06-26

Motorsport Network expands in Middle East and North Africa with joint venture Motorsport Network, the integrated digital platform that is the global destination for automotive and motorsport fans, is delighted to announce furth...
15:56, 2019-06-27

Trump says Pentagon to send 1,500 more troops to Middle East to counter Iran threat President Trump said Friday an additional 1,500 troops will be deployed to the Middle East as a bulwark against Iran....
20:12, 2019-05-24

Kushner's Middle East peace plan drifts further astray as envoy resigns The ‘ultimate deal’ for resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is due to come out after the Israeli elections on 17 SeptemberJason Greenblatt, th...
03:16, 2019-09-06

BREAKING: At least 1,000 US troops heading to Middle East in major show of force to Iran AROUND 1,000 extra US troops are being deployed the Middle East as tensions between the United States and Iran continue to grow...
01:08, 2019-06-18

Bella Hadid Apologizes For Spreading ''Hate'' About the Middle East In a Major ''Misunderstanding'' Bella Hadid is apologizing for a major miscommunication that led to the viral hashtag #BellaHadidIsRacist. On Monday, the model took to Twitter to s...
23:12, 2019-06-17

Urgent need for ‘restraint and genuine dialogue’ in Middle East to avoid major confrontation Briefing the Security Council on the situation in the Middle East, the Chef de Cabinet of the Secretary-General, Maria Luiza Viotti, said on Tuesday ...
23:40, 2019-08-20

China, Iran foreign ministers meet amid Middle East tensions BEIJING (AP) — The foreign ministers of China and Iran have met in Beijing amid heightened Middle East tensions and efforts by Tehran to keep its wor...
13:28, 2019-05-17

US deploys carrier to Middle East – warns Iran 'we're prepared to use UNRELENTING force' THE US is deploying one of its top carrier strike groups to the Middle East in response to “troubling” warnings from Iran, White House officials have...
05:16, 2019-05-06

Oil and bitcoin rally as Middle East tensions drive markets – business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsIntroduction: Oil and bitcoin rally in nervous marketsBrent crude at $66/barrel for first t...
09:20, 2019-06-26

Chinese killer robots sold to Middle East will leave 'every human dead' Fears that 'fully autonomous' military drones sold by China to Middle East countries could have dire results with the machines able to decide on who ...
19:24, 2019-11-14

Trump may send 14,000 troops to Middle East as Iran threat grows: report The Trump administration is weighing significantly increasing the US military presence in the Middle East to counter Iran by deploying more warships,...
14:56, 2019-12-05

Livelihoods of millions in East and Southeast Asia at risk from Swine Fever epidemic The rapid spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) across East and Southeast Asia is threatening the food security and livelihoods of millions of househol...
18:56, 2019-07-02

India's Modi flies over cyclone-ravaged east, promises millions to rebuild Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi saw for himself the damage wreaked by a powerful cyclone on Monday, pledging an extra 10 billion rupees ($144.19 ...
15:40, 2019-05-06

Yoshitomo Nara’s decade-old doodles at East Village dive bar could be worth millions A Japanese pop artist tipsily scribbled on the walls of an East Village dive bar a decade ago — and the mural could now be worth millions. The value ...
01:40, 2019-10-11

U.S. economic plan for Middle East peace receives chilly response from regional allies The $50 billion economic plan, published on Saturday, calls for massive infrastructure projects and job creation for Palestinians....
20:08, 2019-06-23

Kushner unveils economic part of 'deal of the century' Middle East peace plan US scheme bids to create 1m new jobs for PalestiniansWorkshop in Bahrain held amid widespread scepticismThe White House has unveiled a $50bn Palestin...
19:56, 2019-06-22

US official: Initial assessment suggests Iran was involved in Middle East ship explosions WASHINGTON (AP) — US official: Initial assessment suggests Iran was involved in Middle East ship explosions....
00:52, 2019-05-14

Jared Kushner unveils Middle East peace plan to inject $50B into Arab nations The Trump administration is dangling a $50 billion carrot as the opening gambit for its long-awaited Mideast peace plan. The White House rolled out a...
21:12, 2019-06-22

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Middle East bid to ease US-Iran tensions The top German diplomat will travel to Iran seeking ways to salvage the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Heiko Maas's four-day Middle East trip comes amid hei...
11:28, 2019-06-08

BREAKING: Russian missile hits Cyprus as holiday island dragged into war in Middle East A RUSSIAN missile has hit Cyprus in the first time the holiday island has been dragged into the ongoing war in Syria....
10:12, 2019-07-01

US briefing: Ending Aids, Jared's Middle East plan and opioid boss guilty Friday’s top story: landmark study finds antiretroviral drugs prevent HIV transmission. Plus, how our news habits are harming our mental health – and...
12:48, 2019-05-03

Trump is provoking a nuclear arms race in the Middle East. What could go wrong? | Simon Tisdall The president is riding roughshod over international treaties in the name of making a profit for himself and his familyHow grimly galling, as Donald ...
12:20, 2019-06-06

Trump says he's bringing US troops home from 'endless wars,' but he's actually building up forces in the Middle East Associated Press President Donald Trump has claimed his disastrous Syria decision is a part of his efforts to end "endless wars," but he's actually i...
14:52, 2019-10-23

Trump just upended 40 years of US policy toward Israel and may have shattered any hope of peace in the Middle East Drew Angerer/Getty Images Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday announced the US will break from decades of policy and will no longer view Israeli...
22:52, 2019-11-18

Pentagon denies plans to send division-sized military force to Middle East The Pentagon doubled down today on denying a report that prompted speculation of a pending land war in the Middle East....
21:08, 2019-12-05

Inside the Middle East's biggest oil and gas conference, and assessing a damaged post-WeWork landscape ADNOC / ADIPEC Dear Readers, As the US got caught up in President Donald Trump's impeachment proceedings last week, a different type of history was b...
15:36, 2019-11-19

Trump sending Navy strike group to Middle East to send 'message' to Iran The United States is deploying the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the Middle East region in response to “troubli...
03:44, 2019-05-06

Millions of Americans could lose food stamps under new eligibility rules Millions of people could lose their food stamps, with New Yorkers being particularly hard hit, under new eligibility rules, according to the Urban In...
05:08, 2019-12-01

Drake, Bloomberg, and Middle East peace: These are the 7 craziest details from Vanity Fair's WeWork exposé Getty Vanity Fair published an exposé on WeWork's rise and fall and the wild behavior of cofounder and former CEO Adam Neumann. Neumann waltze...
20:24, 2019-11-21

Pompeo falsely claimed Obama made Iran his 'primary security partner in the Middle East' Reuters Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday falsely claimed the Obama administration made Iran its "primary security partner in the Middle East....
23:48, 2019-12-02

Trump's Middle East envoy resigns amid Kushner's stalling peace plan – live US president says Jason Greenblatt will be leaving to pursue work in the private sector after three years in administrationSign up for the US briefin...
18:36, 2019-09-05

Virgin Media pledges gigabit broadband to millions of homes The broadband provider aims to deliver gigabit speeds to 15 million homes by the end of 2021....
04:04, 2019-07-25

Yankees acutely aware of Brett Gardner’s value to 2020 team Adding stud starter Gerrit Cole would be a bold free-agent signing and certainly stamp the Yankees the winter favorite to win a second consecutive AL...
04:20, 2019-11-08

'Failing' food system leaves millions of children malnourished or overweight Unicef report finds poorest children at greatest risk, while price of healthy food in rich nations drives food povertyAt least one in three children ...
16:08, 2019-10-15

Heart disease: Millions taking daily aspirin without doctor's advice A new study finds that many U.S. adults are using daily low dose aspirin to prevent heart disease, despite new guidelines advising against this....
02:52, 2019-07-24

How to Tell What Everyone Is Talking About on Social Media If you combine FOMO with aphasia, you get the feeling of going on Twitter or Reddit or Facebook, seeing everyone clearly talking about something, but...
20:00, 2019-10-22

K-pop: More than a social media trend With its perfectly stylized bands, South Korean pop is conquering the world. Though its largely an internet phenomenon, German fans are also finding ...
16:20, 2019-12-02

The latest Iran-Saudi flare-up exposes Trump's bankrupt Middle East policy | Michael H Fuchs End support for the war in Yemen, change the relationship with Saudi Arabia, and talk to Iran – the answers for the US are clear The fact that the Un...
15:36, 2019-09-18

The Pentagon says it will move a Patriot missile battery along with ships, bombers to Middle East to counter Iran threat WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it will move a Patriot missile battery along with ships, bombers to Middle East to counter Iran threat....
23:32, 2019-05-10

UN Middle East Coordinator strongly condemns ‘arrests and violence’ by Hamas security forces during Gaza protests The UN’s Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process has strongly condemned the violent response by security forces in the Hamas-controlled...
15:47, 2019-04-09

Iran crisis: US-registered planes barred over parts of the Middle East amid tensions after drone strike The Persian Gulf is home to some of the world’s top long-haul carriers, who already have been battered by Trump’s travel bans targeting a...
10:24, 2019-06-21

Nancy Pelosi led a bipartisan delegation to Jordan to talk Middle East peace amid the Syrian crisis Associated Press, Olivia Harris/REUTERS Speaker Nancy Pelosi led a bipartisan House delegation to Jordan on Saturday to meet with a group of official...
17:20, 2019-10-20

Pentagon chief cites 'credible threat' from Iran as reason for moving strike group to Middle East Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said that the decision to deploy a U.S. carrier strike group and bomber task force to the Middle East came ...
22:36, 2019-05-06

‘Complete political deadlock’ over Middle East peace risks more violence, regional escalation, warns UN envoy Tangible steps “can, and must, be taken” to urgently reverse the “negative trajectory” of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and revive the peace proce...
19:52, 2019-08-27

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: ‘Appalling’ conditions in Syria camp, precarious SDG progress, South Sudan, Palestine refugees and mining in Mongolia A recap of Wednesday’s top stories: ‘Inhumane conditions’ in Syria’s Al Hol camp worsening; SDG progress risks going backward; food insecurity in Sou...
23:20, 2019-09-11

Millions could lose access to food stamps under Trump proposal, study finds Altered rules would also cut monthly benefits and end free or discounted lunches to nearly a million studentsMillions of Americans face losing access...
20:08, 2019-11-30

East German civil rights activists praised in Bundestag 30 years on The parliamentary debate praised civil rights groups and the church for their roles in bringing about a peaceful revolution 30 years ago in former Ea...
16:08, 2019-06-06

Sri Lanka attacks: The ban on social media Is the ban a sign of things to come for social media firms unable to halt the spread of misinformation?...
13:44, 2019-04-23

#It'sOver: Going Through a Divorce on Social Media All breakups are tough but divorce can be particularly searing for 20-somethings who have showcased their marriage on Instagram and Twitter....
16:52, 2019-08-28

The Hazards of Being 'Real' on Social Media Celebrities and influencers are sharing more of their emotional baggage online. But when regular teens do the same, it can be risky....
14:56, 2019-11-12

How social media could ruin your business Negative social media can be a major threat to businesses and can quickly destroy trust in a brand....
01:24, 2019-07-09

How reality TV is changing social media Social media is a powerful tool used by fast fashion companies, but with big names alongside them are they unstoppable?...
17:48, 2019-10-10

When Social Media Is Really Problematic for Adolescents Underlying problems may make some young people particularly vulnerable to what they find on social media, an expert says....
12:00, 2019-06-04

Social media, the problem and the solution Young adults are experiencing a kind of mental health crisis. Higher rates of loneliness, depression, and anxiety consume millennials, and social med...
04:08, 2019-11-01

Genetics research gets help from social media (Reuters Health) - Researchers have harnessed the power of social media to build a genetic database, according to a new report....
21:44, 2019-06-17

How social media is changing comedy Social media changed many aspects of modern life, but how has it impacted traditional stand-up comedy?...
02:24, 2019-04-15

EU vote: CDU and SPD ignored social media to their peril Germany's political establishment has not adapted to the pivot to politics by social media stars. The failure to tune in to younger generations was l...
21:52, 2019-05-28

When Social Media Becomes a Wartime Necessity Vivian Yee and Hwaida Saad, who cover the Middle East, have found Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter and YouTube vital to getting information out of Syria....
18:52, 2019-10-09

When the Prescription for Teens is More Social Media, not Less Treatments for children with anxiety and depression increasingly push them to navigate Instagram and Snapchat to build relationships with their peers...
17:48, 2019-10-28

Celebrity couples who met on social media From flirting on Twitter to sliding into one another's DMs, celebrities are just like the rest of us – in that they use social media to co...
10:43, 2019-04-09

TV viewership down, social media up for VMSs Not even Taylor Swift, Missy Elliott and a 1990s rap reunion could halt the steady decline in television viewership for MTV’s Video Music Awards...
23:44, 2019-08-27

Why Jennifer Aniston Says No to Social Media As Jennifer Aniston put it to InStyle, "I know when I'm comfortable with something [or someone], and I know when I'm not." While the star was talki...
17:40, 2019-09-04

#ItsOver: Going Through a Divorce on Social Media All breakups are tough but divorce can be particularly searing for 20-somethings who have showcased their marriage on Instagram and Twitter....
17:24, 2019-08-28

Uganda: One year of social media tax The introduction of a social media tax a year ago in Uganda caused an outcry from government critics and rights groups. And today, even some of the s...
17:16, 2019-07-20

Oliver Stone applauds Putin for role in Syria, calls Russian leader a ‘stabilizing force’ in Middle East American filmmaker Oliver Stone on Wednesday praised Russian President Vladimir Putin as a "stabilizing force" in the Middle East, particularly in Sy...
19:36, 2019-10-30

Trump might lose a crucial ally in the Middle East if Netanyahu is unseated as Israel's prime minister for the first time in a decade JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images Israel voted Tuesday in an election that put at stake the future of its longtime prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu. Neta...
08:12, 2019-09-20

Persistent threat of war, unilateral actions, continue to erode prospects for Middle East peace, Security Council told Developments in the Middle East cannot be divorced from Israel’s military occupation of Palestinian territory and settlement-building, or Hamas’ hold...
19:12, 2019-06-20

US officials: White House notifies Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions WASHINGTON (AP) — US officials: White House notifies Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions....
17:52, 2019-05-24

Sri Lanka’s President Lifts Ban on Social Media The social media ban in the wake of the Easter attacks reflected global concern about the role the networks play in spreading hate speech and incitin...
10:44, 2019-04-30

Cocaine use on the rise in Europe thanks to social media LISBON, Portugal — The European Union agency that monitors illicit drug use says cocaine is becoming more widely available on the continent. The Eur...
20:44, 2019-06-06

Steinmeier: Social media has a 'clear responsibility' In an interview with DW Director-General Peter Limbourg, to open this year's Global Media Forum (GMF), German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier warne...
00:36, 2019-05-28

Social media may distract nurses from their jobs (Reuters Health) - Nurses' productivity takes a hit when they become 'addicted' to using social media at work, a habit that distracts them from tasks...
20:16, 2019-10-04

Why Kim Kardashian Became More ''Cautious'' on Social Media After Having Kids It's an undeniable fact that Kim Kardashian has mastered the art of social media. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star has simply proven that you...
23:12, 2019-10-08

Is it too late for social media to contain bullying epidemic? When was the last time you were shocked by a nasty comment on your favorite social-media site? It may help to know that you’re not alone. Instagram t...
00:24, 2019-07-16

Famous social media raccoon dies at age 5 Gone, but never forgotten. A raccoon named Pumpkin – who is arguably the most social media-famous star of her species – has passed away at age 5. “Tw...
22:28, 2019-10-31

Covering Protests Where There Is a Distrust of Social Media Daniel Victor, a reporter in Hong Kong, on why protesters there chose not to go after the Instagram moments while marching....
16:44, 2019-07-17

Why Selena Gomez Is Cautious on Social Media Selena Gomez is opening up about the dark side of social media as she inches back into the spotlight. The 26-year-old singer and actress has become ...
17:12, 2019-05-15

Romesh Ranganathan: do tell me what you think happened, Mr Social Media Know-all People claim to know more about what really happened than the people who were thereI have just returned from filming A League Of Their Own in Spain, ...
08:16, 2019-09-14

This pug from Queens is a surprising social media star [protected-iframe id="062d5be89bbaf5a4e6e86ce60e40e2cb-56757169-117501551" info="//www.instagram.com/embed.js" class="instagram-media"]...
01:48, 2019-12-08

A Holocaust Story for the Social Media Generation Eva Heyman kept a diary until she was sent to Auschwitz in 1944. An Instagram version of her story goes live this week, but some Israelis say it triv...
16:52, 2019-04-30

Social media for the soul: why are there so many therapists on Instagram? Therapists are now using the platform as a way to offer support to their followers – just don’t call it ‘therapy’ In 2017, California therapist Lisa ...
08:28, 2019-08-01

There Was a Big Fight About Sex Toys and Social Media on 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way There have been many fights sparked by random happenings on 90 Day Fiancé--never forget the fight Jesse and Darcey had over cutting steak--but things...
06:00, 2019-07-30

Social media mourns death of Leo, the ‘Pet Sematary’ cat Leo, the poster boy for the horror flick “Pet Sematary,” has died. His passing was noted Thursday on his Instagram account, which, started by his own...
18:28, 2019-05-30

Social Media Could Make It Impossible to Grow Up Early internet scholars bemoaned the loss of childhood. In reality, the exact opposite is happening....
13:44, 2019-07-08

This ‘hot’ Tennessee cop is driving social media crazy A young police officer from Tennessee has become an overnight social media sensation after starring in a two-minute video explaining a new hands-free...
17:48, 2019-07-05

Who Trump should have invited to his 'social media summit' The actual list of invitees suggests the event will largely serve as a platform for rightwing conspiracy theorists and bigotsThe White House on Thurs...
18:44, 2019-07-11

Social media photos led investigators to hit-and-run suspect ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida man posted photos of his damaged vehicle on social media, telling friends he’d hit a deer. But t...
15:32, 2019-06-06

O.J. Simpson says he will use social media to 'set the record straight' O.J. Simpson vowed he will use social media to “set the record straight,” in a video the notorious figure posted to his new Twitter account Saturday ...
23:36, 2019-06-16

Why Channing Tatum Is Signing Off Social Media Channing Tatum is taking a minute. On Wednesday, the Magic Mike star took to social media--to tell fans he's leaving social media. "I'm gonna tak...
17:04, 2019-08-07

The journalist as influencer: how we sell ourselves on social media After the summer of Caroline Calloway’s Instagram infamy and Jia Tolentino’s huge book launch, where is the line between author and lifestyle celebri...
08:00, 2019-10-21

Have you seen the Gyro Drop on social media? It's fake. If you were planning a trip to Seoul, South Korea to ride the intense Gyro Drop free-fall amusement park ride after seeing the video currently circul...
13:00, 2019-06-15

That Billie Razor You See All Over Social Media Really Is That Good When it comes to shaving, I am not one to settle for just any kind of razor. I discovered my favorite razor at least 10 years ago, and since then, no...
22:40, 2019-09-11

Nature is blooming on social media, but not in the wild A stroll through the woods is instantly mirrored by a scroll through social mediaIt’s bluebell season and the dandelions are full. The woods near my ...
11:00, 2019-05-12

China social media censorship: how does it work? In China, posting banned words on social media can get you in trouble with the authorities. Chinese writer Karoline Kan explains how people try to ge...
10:44, 2019-09-02

Under-18s face 'like' and 'streaks' bans on social media The UK's data watchdog proposes restrictions on Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat among others....
11:52, 2019-04-15

Army Dog "Jaari" Is A Big Hero On Social Media. What He Did An Indian Army tracker dog, Jaari, has helped locate a huge cache of arms, ammunition and explosives hidden in Assam's Panbari Reserve Forest. Jaari'...
13:12, 2019-09-26

Teens turning to social media for news NBC NEWS-Many teens are turning to social media for their news. Researchers surveyed over a thousand teens between the ages of 13 and 17, and a larg...
02:44, 2019-08-20

Social Media Hurts Girls More Than Boys The public and experts alike have blamed social media for a long list of mental health issues, including rising rates of depression, anxiety and suic...
00:56, 2019-08-14

Social media erupts following historic Raptors win Immediately after the 100-94 win over the Milwaukee Bucks, crowds erupted outside of Scotiabank Arena and the scenes were all captured online....
18:24, 2019-05-26

Do politicians understand social media platforms? The rise in social media platforms means it can be a lot easier to get in touch with some MPs....
15:16, 2019-07-12

Social media has 'little effect on girls' wellbeing' A new report suggests sleep and friendships are more important to wellbeing than staying off social media....
12:20, 2019-10-10

How Do You Take A Child Away From The Only Home They've Known? In need of more room for her family, Vogue columnist Nell Frizzell has made the difficult decision to make the move out of the city...
10:36, 2019-08-18

How to Help Your Child Study Regardless of a child’s age or challenges, parents can encourage sound homework routines for a successful start to the school year....
11:56, 2019-08-22

When Another Child Wants to Be Friends and Yours Does Not By the time children are in middle school, parents should be stepping back. But what if another child won't stop annoying yours?...
21:00, 2019-04-11

Social justice, human rights feature prominently at this year's Oscars in Hollywood Gender equality, the marginalization of indigenous languages, migration, the refugee crisis, the lives of domestic workers, poverty… All these issues...
16:12, 2019-04-09

Watch the video WeWork's Adam Neumann reportedly helped Jared Kushner create to promote his Middle East peace efforts Spencer Platt/Getty Images Vanity Fair reported WeWork cofounder Adam Neumann had helped White House advisor and President Donald Trump's son-in-law ...
01:08, 2019-11-26

Behind the Screen review – inside the social media sweatshops Sarah T Roberts’s vital new study demonstrates how online content moderation is a global industry that operates on the back of human exploitation“All...
08:08, 2019-08-18

Wikipedia founder calls for social media strike The two-day boycott would mean people not post anything to social media apart from strike notices....
13:56, 2019-07-01

Dua Lipa: 'Social media a breeding ground for hate' The pop star tells BBC Breakfast why we should all "be nicer to one another" online from now on....
09:32, 2019-11-06

Leicester's Choudhury fined for social media comments "Leicester City\u0027s England under-21 midfielder Hamza Choudhury has been fined £5,000 by the FA for historical comments made on social media that ...
19:00, 2019-05-10

‘Inequality’ job listing at The New Republic draws social media’s ire After absorbing a drubbing on social media, The New Republic has improved a job posting for the position of “deputy inequality editor,” which require...
04:20, 2019-06-26

TikTok: Should we trust the Chinese social-media video app? US lawmakers are worried about TikTok's Chinese ownership, despite its data-protection assurances....
14:56, 2019-11-07

2K's Social Media Accounts Have Been Hacked, Posted Some Bad Stuff Publisher 2K have suffered quite the security breach tonight, as pretty much every aspect of their social media presence, from Twitter to Facebook, h...
06:20, 2019-11-16

Britons less trusting of social media than other major nations Majority in UK favour stronger regulation of tech companies such as Facebook and Twitter Britons trust social media platforms less than any other maj...
07:24, 2019-05-03

The machine always wins: what drives our addiction to social media Social media was supposed to liberate us, but for many people it has proved addictive, punishing and toxic. What keeps us hooked? By Richard SeymourW...
07:28, 2019-08-23

Dua Lipa Says Social Media Is a "Breeding Ground for Hate" Social media is just as toxic to Dua Lipa as it is to you. In an interview with BBC Breakfast on Wednesday, the 24-year-old Grammy-winning British-Ko...
18:08, 2019-11-06

HTC's social media presence is as quiet as its new smartphone pipeline There are few signs that HTC might be turning around, As we told you earlier this month, the company that has seen its revenues shrink more than a sp...
18:04, 2019-05-03

Check social media: A good step to better know who's coming into the US The United States ought to know who is coming into the country. The government ought to make sure that nobody is getting a visa, a green card, or cit...
21:28, 2019-08-30

Tim Conway dead at age 85, celebrities react on social media Tim Conway passed away on Tuesday morning in Long Angeles after a battle with a long illness. He was 85 years old. ...
19:36, 2019-05-14

Social media urged to suspend political advertising Lawmakers hear of "dire consequences" if online political advertising is not properly regulated....
14:04, 2019-11-08

Trump’s ‘Social Media Summit’: All the President’s Memes A White House gathering on Thursday illuminates the influence of pro-Trump trolls within the political establishment....
18:24, 2019-07-10

Kids' social media app ad banned on health grounds The advertisement for PopJam is banned for encouraging children to gain followers and likes....
12:52, 2019-11-13

Pogba responds to racist abuse on social media "Paul Pogba has responded to racist abuse on Twitter, commenting that it will only make him \u0027stronger\u0027."...
15:16, 2019-08-25

Brokers use social media to seal deals — and broadcast them Real estate pros are starting to use social media to tout new business and land clients. The founders of full-service commercial brokerage Current Re...
00:12, 2019-11-12

As Gucci Tripped on Social Media, Sales Fell The fashion brand soared as it forged connections with hip-hop artists and streetwear influencers on Instagram and other platforms, but the momentum ...
00:40, 2019-09-16

Online horrors: social media’s mental toll (NBC News) Social media content reviewers work to purge the internet of disturbing posts that can depict animal abuse, murder and child pornography. ...
20:00, 2019-06-28

Dua Lipa: Social media can be 'breeding ground for hate' "Don't Start Now" singer Dua Lipa discussed the pros and cons of Twitter and Instagram with "BBC Breakfast."...
19:52, 2019-11-06

'SNL': Social media reacts to controversial 'First Thanksgiving' skit With Thanksgiving just around the corner, 'SNL' presented a themed skit that served up controversy on social media immediately after it aired.  ...
10:16, 2019-11-24

Super Awesome Science Show: Social media Social media has become an integral part of most of our lives, although not always for the better....
20:40, 2019-08-20

Social media is actually good for your mental health: study Facebook is just a scapegoat for societal woes and — contrary to popular scientific opinion — may actually improve your mental health, according a to...
22:56, 2019-06-27

Two new Ferrari drop-tops leak out on social media 789bhp 812 Superfast convertible set to be unveiled alongside new F8 Spider, as images from corporate event suggest Ferrari looks set to unveil two ...
12:08, 2019-09-06

Expert weighs in on impact of social media on elections TUCSON – Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey recently announced that Twitter is banning all political ads. With the 2020 presidential campaigns ramping up,...
01:16, 2019-11-06

Social media giants are not taking Canadian laws seriously: MPs Politicians are increasingly concerned that social media giants have become so big, powerful and rich that they are effectively above the law in a sm...
16:56, 2019-05-12

'I have to put my phone in the wardrobe': how do authors deal with social media? Matt Haig, Danez Smith, Ayòbámi Adébáyò and other writers on staying focused and their top tips for switching offZadie Smith “can’t stand the phones”...
10:40, 2019-09-16

Social media used by fraudsters to advertise benefit scam Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat pages are plugging a scam, which can leave victims owing hundreds....
09:52, 2019-07-12

Can Gina Rodriguez use the N-word? Of course, social media weighs in The actor posted a video of herself singing along to the Fugees, sparking online debate over whether or not she should have said the N-wordLast night...
20:32, 2019-10-16

TPD: ‘Social Media Dangers & Awareness’ class underway TUCSON – Attention parents! Protecting your kids online may be a challenge. It can be difficult to keep up with the latest trends, slang terms, socia...
21:48, 2019-10-07

Steinmeier: 'Social media platforms have huge responsibility' In an interview with DW's director-general, Peter Limbourg, to open this year's Global Media Forum (GMF), German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier wa...
14:32, 2019-05-27

Why young Indians are live streaming on social media Hoping to be social media stars, young Indians are joining a live streaming app called Bigo Live....
22:48, 2019-08-05

US demands social media details from visa applicants Nearly all visa applicants will have to submit social media names, email address and phone numbers....
11:24, 2019-06-04

Social media contributes to radicalization, top Twitter exec says Social media platforms can help radicalize people, according to one of Twitter's top policy executives....
20:28, 2019-06-11

Be a social media star with the LG G8's powerful camera tools Advertorial by LG: the opinions expressed in this story may not reflect the positions of PhoneArena! disclaimerIf you're looking for the best camera ...
11:00, 2019-06-20

Speller balances bee with reality TV, social media stardom OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Akash Vukoti is competing in the Scripps National Spelling Bee for the third time at age 9. It’s just one of his many sta...
00:24, 2019-05-29

Lesbian couple attacked on bus gets blasted on social media ‘for being gay’ Social media users are adding insult to injury to the lesbian couple who suffered a chilling attack on a London bus last week. The assault, which lef...
17:32, 2019-06-08

Polarisation on social media could be reduced with a few simple tweaks Once again elections are being battered and political views polarized by far-right propaganda flooding social media – could a simple tweak to online ...
13:24, 2019-05-23

Amazon’s StyleSnap uses AI to let you shop looks from magazines, social media, and more Every wish you could shop the look on Amazon? Soon, you’ll be able to do just that thanks to Amazon’s forthcoming StyleSnap feature, sugg...
20:52, 2019-06-05

Indonesia blocking social media to 'maintain democracy' Indonesian authorities have been criticized for blocking social media during violent post-election riots in Jakarta. DW asked Indonesian Communicatio...
14:40, 2019-05-24

Why Social Media Companies Frown on 'Gaming the Algorithm' A new study examines how platforms talk about people who break their rules—sportily, morally, and sometimes hypocritically....
19:56, 2019-11-05

'Sadfishing' social media warning from school heads Schools report growing worries about young people being tricked by emotional appeals online....
02:48, 2019-10-01

‘Social media recognition’ is overcrowding Everest, climber says A “drive for social media recognition” is what’s causing the treacherous overcrowding conditions on Mount Everest this year, an exp...
03:40, 2019-05-28

The importance of social media when it comes to LGBTQ kids feeling seen It is imperative to monitor kids’ safety while using the Internet, but parents should be careful not to disregard the potential positive impacts of s...
18:00, 2019-09-19

Social-media use 'disrupting teen sleep and exercise' Checking sites multiple times a day means less time is spent on healthy activities, a UK study suggests....
02:56, 2019-08-14

Stats show how AOC dominating social media attention U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is dominating social media attention, dwarfing that of Democrats running for president...
22:28, 2019-07-17

Your Celebration of Pride Must Go Further Than Putting Up a Rainbow on Social Media With the coming of June marks another year where I celebrate being 55 shades of gay. Indeed, I do celebrate my homosexuality every day I chose to tak...
17:48, 2019-06-05

Social media: Facebook and Google roles in UK elections Tech giants, such as Facebook and Google, are set to play a huge role in the next UK general election....
11:40, 2019-04-30

Islamophobia fuelled by anonymity on social media, report says Islamophobia is being fuelled by anonymity on social media and could be curbed if users had to disclose more about their identities, a report for the...
13:36, 2019-07-31

Heavy social media use linked to poor sleep Teenagers spending more than three hours on their phones are more likely to sleep badly, a study suggests....
02:44, 2019-10-23

Your social-media photo could soon have you starring in a porn video A "Deepfake" video is one created with several photos of a subject. Using AI, these pictures can be used to create a video of the subject doing somet...
19:32, 2019-05-23

Nasdaq CEO’s social media messages land her in court Nasdaq’s CEO should probably get off social media. Adena Friedman, the head of Wall Street’s second-largest stock exchange, got dragged into Manhatta...
19:00, 2019-05-23

Art Disappears in Private Hands. Can Social Media Resurface It? Private art collections are notoriously secretive. A collective website aims to make them viewable by all....
20:00, 2019-08-14

Selena Gomez: 'Social media has been terrible for my generation' The actor and singer told Cannes film festival that it was ‘impossible’ to make the online platforms safeSelena Gomez has spoken out against the “dev...
14:04, 2019-05-15

Billy Vunipola says his social media will not be a World Cup distraction • Saracens forward made comments supportive of Israel Folau• ‘I have made my position clear,’ he says at England campBilly Vunipola has no plans to s...
23:40, 2019-07-16

Algeria protests: how disinformation spread on social media How social media became an information battleground for anti-government protesters and Algeria's rulers....
02:16, 2019-09-17

Molly Russell: Did her death change social media? Ian Russell meets other parents bereaved by suicide; he wants tech firms to protect children more....
23:40, 2019-10-27

6 dead in Indonesia riots, gov’t restricts social media JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Six people have died in election rioting in the Indonesian capital, authorities said Wednesday, as supporters of the losing...
10:48, 2019-05-22

US Now Seeking Social Media Details From All Visa Applicants WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department is now requiring nearly all applicants for U.S. visas to submit their social media usernames, previous email a...
18:16, 2019-06-01

McKayla Maroney is ‘caring less, doing more’ in social media return McKayla Maroney is back in action. On Tuesday, the former Olympian reactivated her Instagram account after a two-year absence, according to Yahoo, an...
16:40, 2019-09-26

Ofcom reports more people using social media for news The latest Ofcom report on how we get our news shows stronger showings for Twitter and Instagram....
14:52, 2019-07-24

Love Islanders given social media adverts guide The idea is to help people tell when social posts from celebrities are being paid for by brands....
11:20, 2019-07-25

The Kardashians get paid 'six figures' for social media promotion When they’re not making a ton of money off of television, cosmetics and endorsements, the Kardashians and the Jenners are hustling on social media....
21:56, 2019-04-17

Bookstagram: Social media's rising literary club Some literary purists say the trend is superficial, but book lovers on Instagram believe they are getting the conversation going and encouraging peop...
17:28, 2019-10-21

Feds confirm ‘Ice Bae’ is a CBP officer, is free to use social media The US Customs and Border Protection agency has confirmed #IceBae’s status as a CBP officer, telling The Post in an email that it has no proble...
08:44, 2019-07-17

Neymar uses social media to respond to rape allegation RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Soccer star Neymar has responded to a woman’s allegation he raped her in Paris by issuing social media posts meant to sho...
20:16, 2019-06-02

UN rights chief calls for dialogue to prevent conflict, ease social unrest in Ecuador The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, on Friday denounced the “high human cost”, of the recent unrest in Ecuador and urged al...
22:32, 2019-11-29

Amy Schumer Reveals the Sex of Her First Child It's a boy for Amy Schumer! Buuuut he's not here yet. As far as we know, anyway. On Sunday, the 37-year-old actress and comedienne revealed the sex ...
22:00, 2019-05-05

A letter to… the child for whom I was once an au pair ‘I only wanted to see you out of curiosity, not because I missed you’: the letter you always wanted to writeYou’ll be a teenager this year, but you w...
08:08, 2019-05-11

When did my naked child become nude? Strangers on the Internet attacked me for posting a photo of my toddler in the bathtub. I wanted to brush them off, but the comments were so consiste...
17:48, 2019-07-24

Child Dies After Being Bitten By Dog LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3)- A child was killed after being bitten by a dog in a Louisville neighborhood, WAVE 3 News reports. According to the Louisvil...
20:40, 2019-05-02

A ban on child labor in Africa is not enough Many children in Africa have to work as domestic helps, on plantations or in prostitution to survive. They are robbed of their childhood and guarante...
13:36, 2019-06-12

How to prepare your child for their first day of school As Princess Charlotte starts school, here's a guide to help kids (and their parents) cope with first day nerves...
06:44, 2019-09-05

How to Win at Taking Your Child to Work It seems like a great idea, but there’s potential for disaster. Here are tips to get you and your kids through the day....
14:28, 2019-04-24

Can you solve it? The two child problem A probability paradoxHere are four questions. They sound very similar. But be careful. They are not.1. Mrs Smith has two children. The eldest one is ...
08:32, 2019-11-18

Obesity: How to help your child eat healthily As one UK city reduces child obesity rates, a look at the best approach for parents and carers....
06:32, 2019-05-02

Did you solve it? The two child problem The solutions to today’s puzzlesEarlier today I set you the following four questions:1. Mrs Smith has two children. The eldest one is a boy. What’s t...
18:12, 2019-11-18

Sanchez has the 'same hunger as when I was a child' "New Inter signing Alexis Sanchez insists that he can rediscover his best form following his move to San Siro after an unhappy spell at Manchester Un...
18:20, 2019-09-04

How to train your child to use the potty Wait till they’re ready, read a book about it with them, use distractions, and take the potty with you when you go outWatch for key signs of readines...
16:24, 2019-11-10

Child dies in hot car in New Mexico HOBBS, N.M.- A 40 year old woman is charged with the death of a two-year-old child after leaving the toddler in a hot car. Tammie Brooks is being hel...
07:12, 2019-09-18

Andy Cohen considering having second child Andy Cohen is "thinking about" having another child, just four months after his son Benjamin Allen was born via surrogate mother....
15:20, 2019-06-27

Child killed after being hit by van in Brooklyn A 3-year-old child died Thursday after being hit by a commercial van while crossing a Brooklyn street, police said. The boy was hit in the crosswalk ...
20:40, 2019-05-02

Let’s Hear It for the Average Child In this season of prizes and trophies, we salute all the students whose talents lie outside the arena....
03:20, 2019-06-01

THEN AND NOW: 24 child actors all grown up Mark Mainz/Getty Images, Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic/Getty Images Abigail Breslin earned an Oscar nomination for her role in "Little Miss Sunshine" at th...
18:04, 2019-12-02

Firefighter says human rights were violated over lack of vegan food at blaze A Canadian smoke-eater is fired up over the lack of vegan food provided to him while he battled a massive forest blaze. Ontario firefighter and self-...
18:08, 2019-05-22

Daily on Healthcare: Is there a role for surprise billing in HHS Civil Rights office? Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
18:56, 2019-10-08

CIA's Instagram account following just 11 social media users -- mostly from Hollywood: reports The CIA’s official Instagram account, which was launched in April, was not following any other accounts until Thursday afternoon when it began follow...
08:16, 2019-06-28

Manipulated Pelosi Videos Spread on Social Media, With Help From Trump Edited videos of the House speaker were widely shared online, pointing to the political chaos that digital manipulation is likely to cause in the fut...
18:52, 2019-05-24

Epilepsy charity calls for social media seizure warnings People with epilepsy are being exposed to flashing images, some deliberately, says a charity....
11:32, 2019-04-16

Social media sites should be licensed like phone firms are, says former top officer A former senior police officer who headed an elite online child protection unit today called for social media sites to be licensed....
14:24, 2019-09-30

Marines given social media guidelines ahead of 2020 election Guidelines issued by the Marine Corps on Monday prohibit members from sharing political posts on social media “during the upcoming election season” —...
01:00, 2019-12-04

How to make a custom GIF in Photoshop to share in texts and on social media Daniel Constante/Shutterstock If you're looking to craft a custom animation, you can make a GIF in Photoshop with the following steps. The ability to...
23:28, 2019-11-12

Sahuarita Police investigates social media threats against 3 schools SAHUARITA, Ariz. – Police are investigating an online shooting threat against three different Sahuarita Unified School District schools. Additional o...
17:56, 2019-09-30

Jennifer Aniston opens up to InStyle about not using social media and turning 50 The Friends star, who imposed a social media ban at her 50th birthday party, says apps often lead to 'comparing and despairing'...
10:52, 2019-09-05

Daniel Sturridge reunited with stolen dog after social media appeal • Sturridge had asked for Lucci’s return after LA break-in• Former Liverpool striker posts video thanking publicDaniel Sturridge has been reunited wi...
23:00, 2019-07-10

'‘Goth Crocs' exist, and social media users don't seem to hate them Crocs, the OG ugly shoe brand beloved by grandmothers and gardeners alike, has gained an unlikely gang of hardcore fans: goths....
11:20, 2019-04-14

The dumbest things baby boomers do on social media, according to millennials Millennials are striking back. Tired of being dissed by their elders, 20- and 30-somethings are taking to meta Facebook groups to mock the digital in...
22:08, 2019-07-10

Leaked clips of ‘Avengers: Endgame’ circulate on social media Fans of Marvel were told to be careful for spoilers after leaked clips of the anticipated film “Avengers: Endgame” were circulating online....
15:00, 2019-04-16

Lower rents, social media propel openings of new NYC stores Creative brands are seizing opportunities in repriced storefront spaces. Despite worries of retail doom and gloom, stabilizing rents along the city’s...
00:12, 2019-11-12

Faulty social media post causes concerns in Sierra Vista SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – A false social media post implying a school shooting caused concern at a Sierra Vista School Monday. Sierra Vista Police ...
06:48, 2019-08-06

Sahuarita Police investigates social media threat against 3 schools SAHUARITA, Ariz. – Police are investigating an online shooting threat against three different Sahuarita Unified School District schools. Additional o...
18:40, 2019-09-30

Social media: Church of England unveils online guidelines A "digital charter" aims to foster a "positive atmosphere" online, the Archbishop of Canterbury says....
05:04, 2019-07-01

Bewildered by the Taylor Swift situation that is exploding on social media? Here’s what to know. A thorough breakdown of the battle between Swift, Scooter Braun and Scott Borchetta — and how Justin Bieber got involved....
17:04, 2019-07-01

Children's social media use has ‘trivial’ effect on happiness – study Oxford researchers say parents should talk to their children about their experiencesTime spent on social media has only a “trivial” impact on life sa...
13:28, 2019-05-07

Fans and celebrities celebrate Star Wars Day on social media Every year, May 4 is celebrated as Star Wars day by the franchise and its millions of fans around the world....
19:04, 2019-05-04