Thursday, 18 Jul 2019

Category: Sports

North, South Korea to Meet in 2022 World Cup Qualifiers

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA – North Korea and South Korea have been drawn together in an Asian qualifying group for soccer’s 2022 World Cup.The Korean neighbors will play each other home and away in the five-nation Group H that includes Lebanon, Turkmenista…

Barcelona sign Griezmann from Atletico for 120 million euros

Barcelona, Spanish champions Barcelona signed Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann by paying his 120 million euro (135 milliondollars) buy-out clause on Friday, dpa reported.The French forward, 28, joins on a five-year deal, until June 2024, with …

Saudi-Led Coalition Strikes Houthi Positions in Yemen Capital

CAIRO, The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has targeted military positions in the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, including air-defense systems, Saudi state TV said Saturday.The assaults followed a missile attack by the Iran-aligned Houthis on Saudi Arab…

US Senate Halts Efforts to Prevent Arms Sales to Bahrain, Qatar

CAPITOL HILL, The U.S. Senate on Thursday turned back resolutions aimed at disapproving multi-billion-dollar arms sales to Bahrain and Qatar, amid continued intensive congressional scrutiny of weapons sales to U.S. allies in the Middle East. The Senate…

Al-Jazeera Says Sudan Shut Down Bureau Amid Sit-In Threat

KHARTOUM, SUDAN, The satellite news channel Al-Jazeera said Friday that Sudan shut down its bureau, just as the country’s military government warned that the Khartoum sit-in that helped bring about former ruler Omar al-Bashir’s ouster had “become a thr…