Trump scolds Qatar as Tillerson seeks to ease crisis

/ Jun 10, 2017

Trump scolds Qatar as Tillerson seeks to ease crisis

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday accused Qatar of being a “high level” sponsor of terrorism, potentially hindering the U.S. Department of State’s efforts to ease heightening tensions and a blockade of the Gulf nation by Arab states and others. “The nation of Qatar ...

Afghan president says last week's bombing killed over 150

Jun 6, 2017

Afghan president says last week's bombing killed over 150

Afghanistan’s president said Tuesday that last week’s suicide truck bombing in the heart of the capital killed more than 150 people, making it the deadliest single attack in the country since the 2001 U.S.-led invasion to topple the Taliban. The attack added to growing ...

Jun 6, 2017

Philippine troops find cash as fighters pull back

Philippine troops found bundles of bank notes and checks worth about $1.6 million that had been abandoned by Islamist militants holed up in Marawi, a discovery that the military said on Tuesday was evidence that the fighters were pulling back. Fighters linked to Islamic ...

Syrian troops pound Daraa in 'de-escalation' zone after rebel attack

Jun 5, 2017

Syrian troops pound Daraa in 'de-escalation' zone after rebel attack

Syrian government forces pounded parts of the southern city of Daraa with airstrikes and artillery fire, activists reported Sunday, one day after rebels attacked government positions in the southern city. Much of Daraa has been reduced to rubble and the two sides are exchanging ...