Israeli police seek fresh charges against PM Benjamin Netanyahu and wife

Israeli police on Sunday said they had found enough evidence for bribery and fraud charges to be brought against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife in a third corruption case against the Israeli leader. Authorities allege Netanyahu awarded regulatory favors to Israel’s leading telecommunications company, Bezeq Telecom Israel, in return for more positive coverage… Read More Israeli police seek fresh charges against PM Benjamin Netanyahu and wife

Egyptian actress Rania Youssef charged with promotion of immorality for attending festival in sheer dress

An Egyptian film star faces trial next month for promoting immorality after attending the Cairo Film Festival in a see-through dress, state-owned online newspaper Al-Ahram Gate reported on Saturday. In a statement on her Twitter account, Rania Youssef apologised to families she may have angered by her outfit choice and said she did not expect… Read More Egyptian actress Rania Youssef charged with promotion of immorality for attending festival in sheer dress

U.S., China agree to 90-day ceasefire in trade war 

China and the United States agreed to a ceasefire in their bitter trade war on Saturday after high-stakes talks in Argentina between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, including no escalated tariffs on January 1. Trump will leave tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports at 10 percent at the beginning… Read More U.S., China agree to 90-day ceasefire in trade war