Sunday, January 19, 2020

Taliban propose brief Afghan ceasefire

KABUL  - The Taliban have offered a brief ceasefire to the US, two insurgent sources said Thursday, a move which could allow the resumption...

Iraq denies resuming joint ops with US-led coalition

BAGHDAD - An Iraqi government spokesman denied reports on Thursday that joint operations had resumed between local forces and the US-led coalition fighting Islamic...

Iran government denies ‘cover-up’ over shot down airliner

TEHRAN  Iran’s government on Monday denied a "cover-up" after it took days for the armed forces to admit a Ukrainian airliner was shot down...

Macron urges ‘credible, lasting’ Libya ceasefire

PARIS - French President Emmanuel Macron has called for a credible and lasting ceasefire in Libya, his office said on Monday, as the main...

Iraqi PM Adel Abdel Mahdi attends funeral of Qasem Soleimani in Baghdad

TEHRAN (AFP/Reuters) – Iraq’s prime minister attended a funeral procession in Baghdad on Saturday for Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani and Iraqi paramilitary chief Abu Mahdi...

Saudi sentences Yemeni to death over Spanish theatre group stabbing

RIYADH (AFP) - A Saudi court sentenced a Yemeni man to death Sunday for a knife attack on a Spanish theatre group, state television...

Trump faces firestorm after identifying alleged whistleblower

WASHINGTON (AFP) - Donald Trump faced calls from his own party to show more restraint on Twitter as the White House faced a storm...

U.S. resumes talks with Taliban in Doha

DOHA (AFP) – Washington resumed talks with the Taliban in Qatar Saturday, a US source said, three months after President Donald Trump abruptly halted...

Indian rape victim dies in hospital after being set ablaze

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A 23-year-old rape victim died in a hospital in the Indian capital two days after she was set on fire...

NATO summit toasts 70 years. But is it waving or drowning?

LONDON (Reuters) - There will be plenty of applause when NATO leaders gather in London to celebrate seven decades of the most successful military...

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