Taliban announce a cease-fire in Afghanistan towards a historic peace agreement with the US
The Taliban announced a temporary cease-fire in Afghanistan on Sunday, Dec. 29, in an effort to encourage a possible peace agreement with the United States, according to The Associated Press. The statement was released by the Taliban's ruling council, but officials from the insurgent group did not announce when it would ...
Military leader of Syrian Kurds thanked President Trump for cease-fire
The military leader of the Syrian Kurds, Gen. Mazloum Abdi, thanked President Trump on Wednesday, Oct. 23, for his tireless effort that stopped the brutal Turkish attack. In the statement that was announced via Twitter by Mustafa Bali, a spokesman for the SDF, Mazloum said: GEN.Mazloum: 1- I just spoke with President Trump ...
Cease-fire achieved in Syria after US delegation talks with Turkish president
Turkey has agreed to a cease-fire after a meeting with a U.S. delegation led by Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. The cease-fire will allow Kurdish fighters to leave the region, and Turkish troops to permanently cease military action in northern Syria. "Earlier this week President Trump ...
Israel army lifts restrictions, signals cease-fire with Gaza
The Israeli army says it has lifted protective restrictions on residents in southern Israel, signaling a cease-fire agreement has been reached with Palestinian militants in Gaza to end the bloodiest fighting between the sides since a 2014 war.In another sign of quiet, Hamas' Al Aqsa radio station also is reporting ...
Taliban reject US, Afghan demands for cease-fire
The Afghan Taliban responded harshly to demands for a cease-fire, saying the United States should end the use of force instead
Afghanistan’s grand council ends with call for peace talks
An Afghan grand council convened by President Ashraf Ghani ended on Friday with a resounding call for peace with the Taliban and a promise from the president to free 175 Taliban prisoners ahead of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month that starts next week. The council — known as Loya Jirga — ...
Assault on Tripoli ‘flagging,’ say government supporters
Leaders of Libya's beleaguered, internationally recognized government dismiss calls for a cease-fire, suggesting they're more confident of retaining capital
UN chief calls for cease-fire in Libya
António Guterres says only a political solution can bring peace to Libya, as thousands flee rival factions fighting to control the capital
Yemen accuses Houthi rebels of breaking cease-fire
Yemen and its Saudi and UAE allies ask UN's Guterres to demand rebels carry out deal to withdraw from major port city
Villagers describe horror in South Sudan’s Yei River State
Residents of areas controlled by rebel fighters say soldiers killed civilians, raped women, and burned entire villages
Saudi coalition threatens force to prod Yemen rebels to abide by cease-fire
Both sides have been slow to implement deal to pull forces out of the port city of Hodeida
UN peace monitoring team in Yemen attacked
No one hurt when armored car in port of Hodeida hit by gunfire
UN to approve Yemen truce monitors on Wednesday, diplomats say
The recommendation includes deploying up to 75 observers to Yemen's port city of Hodeida for six months to monitor a cease-fire and redeployment of forces by the warring parties
UN cease-fire monitors arrive in Yemen
The group, led by Patrick Cammaert, a retired Dutch general, meets with government officials Saturday in Aden
US Security Council unanimously backs Yemen cease-fire deal
UN Security Council endorses a cease-fire deal around the lifeline city of Hodeida, in a first step toward ending violence in Yemen
Pompeo and Mattis call for Yemen cease-fire, political talks
The Trump administration is calling for an urgent halt to the Saudi-Iran proxy war in Yemen and the start of negotiations in November toward a political settlement of a conflict that has pushed millions to the brink of starvation in the Arab world's poorest country. The renewed push for a political ...
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