Military leader of Syrian Kurds thanked President Trump for cease-fire

U.S. 10/24/19, 08:52

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

U.S. 10/17/19, 19:22

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

World 05/06/19, 00:14

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 ...

Afghanistan’s grand council ends with call for peace talks

World 05/03/19, 06:14

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 — ...

Pompeo and Mattis call for Yemen cease-fire, political talks

Politics 10/31/18, 11:26

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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