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Polls reveal Clinton’s lead over Trump in US Presidential Race

Exclusive to The Middle East Online Edited by Nelly Tawil Two new head-to-head polls have shown a resurgent Hillary Clinton vaulting atop the US presidential race after an unbridled month for Donald Trump, who has failed to rally confidence among voters or party leaders. Hillary Clinton has gained her largest advantage over the Republican since last autumn, a dramatic improvement ...

Syria: U.S.-backed forces infiltrate IS Raqqa

Exclusive to The Middle East Online Edited by Nelly Tawil A Syrian town situated near the Turkish border that has been held by Islamic State (IS) militants for over two years has been infiltrated by U.S.-backed Syrian forces after a three-week-long battle with the terror group around the town. The Syrian Observatory for Humans Rights stated that the U.S.-led coalition provided ...

Egypt reverses Saudi-Egyptian Red Sea Islands transfer

Exclusive to The Middle East Online Edited by Nelly Tawil An Egypt’s highest administrative Court in Cairo has reversed its decision to hand over two Red Seas islands to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday.  The verdict declare void a maritime border accord with Saudi Arabia, which would have seen Egypt surrender control of the Tiran and Sanafir islands at the mouth ...

Israeli military court gives four Palestinians life sentences

Exclusive to The Middle East Online Edited by Nelly Tawil Four Palestinians were given life sentences in an Israeli military court on Wednesday after gunning down an Israeli couple in front of their children in the West Bank last year. According to the military the four were members of the Islamic militant group Hamas and shot dead Eitam and Naama ...

Six killed in Oaxaca clashes in Mexico

By: Sam Nan In one of the biggest Demonstrations in Mexico six people have been killed in southern Mexico in clashes between protesting teachers and police. The riots had resulted in six deaths, 53 injured civilians, 41 injured federal officers and 14 injured state officers. Of all the injured officers, 8 of them, had been from gunshot wounds, the Mexican government ...

KING JAMES LEBRON PREVAILED AFTER DEFEATING THE WARRIORS

WRITTEN BY KALAHAN DENG It’s true that there is no better time than what the world have seen yesterday,when all American people came together , Latinos, Asians, white, blacks ,or Middle eastern hugging each other as fellows citizens and sports fans. I believe sports is a perfect cure for a disease called racial discrimination.Therefore, American politicians must learn from yesterday’s ...

Trump claims racial profiling will combat crime

Exclusive to the Middle East Online Edited by Nelly Tawil The presumptive Republican candidate in the US presidential election Donald Trump, has suggested the country should consider using racial profiling to combat crime. Profiling uses ethnicity, race and religion to determine whether a person has or is likely to commit crimes. When asked on CBS whether he supported more profiling ...

Russian lake tragedy, 14 children dead

Exclusive to The Middle East Online Edited by Nelly Tawil Despite repeated warnings advising against going out on the water on Saturday, 14 children perished during a storm when their boats capsized on Lake Syamozero in northern Russia’s Karelia region. There were close to 51 passengers on board – 47 children and four adult instructors – about 75 miles east ...

High stakes for Warriors, Cavaliers in Game 7 of NBA Finals

REPORTED BY KALAHAN DENG   Stephen Curry knows that the record-setting 73 wins, awards and memorable moments that highlighted Golden State’s special season will only be footnotes if the Warriors can’t quickly find their missing game. The 3-pointers have stopped falling, the swagger has gone missing and the defense has had no answers for LeBron James. After two straight losses ...

Trump’s new Obama claims thrust him into uncharted territory

EDITED BY KALAHAN DENG Donald Trump’s latest accusation against President Barack Obama — that he’s putting U.S. enemies ahead of America’s own people — is thrusting him into uncharted territory for the presidential candidate of any major political party. Trump spent the first days following the Orlando nightclub massacre hinting Obama was sympathizing with or even supporting terrorists. Some of ...