Decorated U.S. soldier killed in combat operations in Afghanistan

World Jul 15, 2019

Decorated U.S. soldier killed in combat operations in Afghanistan

U.S. military officials say a decorated Special Forces company sergeant major has died during combat operations in Afghanistan. A spokesman for the U.S. Army Special Operations Command said in a statement Sunday that 40-year-old James G. "Ryan" Sartor was killed Saturday during combat operations in ...

Yemen's warring sides meet on Hodeida for first time in months

World Jul 15, 2019

Yemen's warring sides meet on Hodeida for first time in months

Representatives from Yemen's government and Houthi rebels tasked with pulling forces out of the key port city of Hodeida met Sunday for the first time in five months. The redeployment from Hodeida is a critical part of a cease-fire deal reached in December in Sweden ...

French missile claim hints at role in war to take Tripoli, Libya minister says

World Jul 15, 2019

French missile claim hints at role in war to take Tripoli, Libya minister says

France's admission that it owned sophisticated U.S.-made missiles found at a Libyan base seized from strongman Khalifa Hifter's forces indicates it backs his offensive to seize the capital, the interior minister of Libya's internationally recognized government said. The Javelin anti-tank missiles were uncovered when government ...

World Jul 15, 2019

Syria says militant attack shut down gas pipeline

Militants targeted a gas pipeline in government-controlled central Syria, putting it out of order Sunday, according to state media. The SANA news agency didn't name the attackers. The area in the central Homs province is close to where remnants of the Islamic State group are ...