Vancouver air quality among the worst in the world Saturday

Article content Vancouver is among the cities with the worst air quality in the world Saturday because of the smoke from the U.S. wildfires, and officials say it is expected to last through the weekend. The World Air Qualitylisted Vancouver and Portland as having the worst air quality on Saturday, with an AQI of 194. […]

Bahrain Says It’s Time to Embrace Israel. The Gulf Hears a Saudi Voice.

The tiny Persian Gulf kingdom of Bahrain lost much of its autonomy nearly a decade ago, when its rulers turned to their neighbor Saudi Arabia to save them from an Arab Spring uprising threatening their power. So Bahrain’s announcement on Friday that it would become the fourth Arab state to normalize relations with Israel was […]