Tag: Leader

KCNA reports North Korea leader Kim Jong Un resuming public activity

FILE PHOTO: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks as he takes part in a meeting of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) in this image released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on April 11, 2020. KCNA/via REUTERS/File Photo SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea’s…

Foreign media ‘didn’t miss the slightest opportunity’ to keep people from voting in nationwide election – Iran’s supreme leader

Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei took aim at foreign media outlets, claiming they did their utmost to “discourage” Iranians from voting this Friday in the parliamentary election. “This negative propaganda began a few months ago and grew closer to the elections,” the supreme leader proclaimed on Sunday. “In the last two days, citing [the danger…

U.S. killed a top al-Qaida leader in Yemen, reports say

The leader of al-Qaida’s Yemen branch is believed to have been killed in a U.S. airstrike earlier this year. The New York Times said three current or former U.S. officials “expressed confidence” that Qasim al-Raymi, the emir of al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), was killed in Yemen, although there was no official confirmation. U.S.…