Pentagon bans Confederate flag in way to avoid Trump's wrath

World Jul 18, 2020

Pentagon bans Confederate flag in way to avoid Trump's wrath

After weeks of wrangling, the Pentagon is banning displays of the Confederate flag on military installations, in a carefully worded policy that doesn't mention the word ban or that specific flag. The policy, laid out in a memo released Friday, was described by officials ...

Tripoli clashes leave 115 dead, 383 wounded: health ministry

World Sep 24, 2018

Tripoli clashes leave 115 dead, 383 wounded: health ministry

At least 115 people have been killed and 383 wounded in month-long clashes between rival factions in Tripoli, Libya's health ministry said on Sunday. The fighting pitted the Seventh Brigade, or Kaniyat, from Tarhouna, a town 65 km (45 miles) southeast of Tripoli, against the ...