World Oct 13, 2019

German chancellor urges Erdogan to immediately end Syria offensive

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday urged Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to halt Turkey's offensive in northern Syria immediately, warning it could spark further destabilization of the region and a resurgence of the Islamic State jihadi group. In a phone conversation with Erdogan, Merkel "spoke ...

Israel's Netanyahu renews pledge to annex West Bank settlements

World Sep 1, 2019

Israel's Netanyahu renews pledge to annex West Bank settlements

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday renewed his pledge to annex all Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank as he sought to shore up right-wing support ahead of a Sept. 17 election. Netanyahu and his Likud party have been working to maximize turnout ...