Biden celebrates release of more hostages and advocates “two-state solution”

US President Joe Biden ou during a meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 21 November 2023. EFE/EPA/SHAWN THEW / POOL

Miami, USA, Nov 26 (EFE). – US President Joe Biden on Sunday celebrated the release of another 17 hostages held by the Islamist group Hamas in the Gaza Strip and said he was committed to the “two-state solution” as the “only way to guarantee long-term security” for Israelis and Palestinians. Speaking at a news conference … Read more

Biden and López Obrador pledge to cooperate on migration and fight against fentanyl

Photo provided by the Presidency of Mexico of Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (L) and his US counterpart Joe Biden (R) at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in San Francisco, United States, 17 November 2023. EFE/Presidency of Mexico/Editorial Use ONLY/AVAILABLE ONLY FOR ILLUSTRATION OF THE ACCOMPANYING NEWS (OBLIGATORY CREDIT)

San Francisco, USA, Nov 17 (EFE).- The presidents of the United States, Joe Biden, and Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, pledged on Friday to collaborate on issues such as migration and the fight against fentanyl trafficking. “Nothing is beyond our reach when Mexico and the United States stand together and work together as we’ve been … Read more

UN condemns deaths of patients, health workers due to Gaza hospital siege

Smoke rises in the northern Gaza Strip following an Israeli airstrike, as seen from Sderot, Israel, 13 November 2023. EFE-EPA/ABIR SULTAN

Geneva, Nov 13 (EFE).- Bombings and armed clashes have continued around Gaza’s main hospital, Al Shifa, leaving three nurses and 12 others, including two premature babies, killed, the United Nations has said. According to the daily report of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs published on Sunday, the latest attacks caused damage … Read more

House Speaker presents budget proposal to avoid government shutdown

US Speaker of the House Mike Johnson holds a press conference with families of hostages held by Hamas in Gaza in the US Capitol in Washington, DC USA, 07 November 2023. EFE/EPA/JIM LO SCALZO

Washington, 11 November (EFE) – The Speaker of the US House of Representatives, Republican Mike Johnson, presented on Saturday his proposal for a two-phase budget extension to avoid a government shutdown in a week’s time. The draft released on Saturday proposes a partial budget extension with different expiration dates for different government departments: one on … Read more

Pro-Iranian militia attacks base with US presence in Iraq amid Blinken’s visit

Ramallah (--), 05/11/2023.- US Secretary of State Antony Blinken looks on during a meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (not pictured) in the West Bank city of Ramallah, 05 November 2023. EFE/EPA/ALAA BADARNEH / POOL

Baghdad, Nov 5 (EFE). – The pro-Iranian Islamic Resistance group on Sunday claimed responsibility for a new attack on the Ain al Asad military base housing US personnel in western Iraq, in the midst of United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s unexpected visit to Baghdad. The Iranian-backed alliance of Iraqi militias said in a … Read more