US State Dept withholds $65M aid to Palestine

Following the U.S. failure to attract international support for its Jerusalem decision and following the embarrassment of the Trump administration at the United Nations General Assembly, where the U.S. was left isolated in the international realm, President Trump had threatened to cut aid to UN-member countries.

Voting ends in KRG referendum

Voting ended on Monday evening for the controversial referendum on the secession of northern Iraq’s Kurdish region. The polls were …