Read it later Today, a Princess leads Saudi Sports Federation. Princess Reema bint Bandar has been appointed President of the Saudi Federation for Community Sports. In effect, this appointment is suggestive of monumental positive changes happening in Saudi society. In February three women were appointed to top jobs in Saudi
Read it later Major Western powers appeared ready for a showdown with Russia at the U.N. Security Council after demanding on Wednesday the renewal of the mandate of an international inquiry into chemical weapons attacks in Syria. In effect, Western powers were demanding that the U.N. extend Syria toxic gas inquiry.
Read it later TFS Note: Below is a White House statement blasting Assad for his crimes. Now that IS has been almost defeated in Syria and Iraq, TFS expects the pressure on Assad to rise as part of a campaign to encourage other candidates to step forward from within the
Read it later Russian President Vladimir Putin began a visit to Iran on Wednesday designed to underpin closer ties between two countries at loggerheads with the United States as President Donald Trump threatens to pull out of a 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran. Will Putin tame Iran or empower the mullahs?