Citing 'difficulties,' Free Syrian Army boots military chief

Feb 17, 2014

Citing 'difficulties,' Free Syrian Army boots military chief

The rebel Free Syrian Army said Sunday it has fired Selim Idriss as its military chief, citing the “difficulties faced by the Syrian revolution” in its battle with the regime. In a video broadcast on the Internet, the rebel coalition said its military council ...

Aug 26, 2013

Karzai seeks Pakistan help in Taliban talks

Visiting Afghan President Hamid Karzai held talks Monday with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, seeking help to open communication with the Taliban to end 12 years of war. It is Karzai’s first visit to Islamabad in 18 months and signals a desire by both ...