Category Archives: Middle East

Kerry warns Israel about collapse of Palestinian Authority

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry warned Israel on Saturday approximately the dangers of the possible collapse of the Palestinian Authority, saying it would lead to a…

Watson ties course record and takes 2-shot lead in Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — The first time Jordan Spieth saw Albany Golf Club, he predicted Bubba Watson would love the place because it looked so open off the tee. With…

Afghan Taliban issue audio message to show leader still alive

The Afghan Taliban released an audio message Saturday it said was from leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour, vehemently rejecting reports of his death in an internal firefight as "enemy propaganda". The…

U.S. Secretary of State warns of collapse of Palestinian Authority and its consequences

By Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday said there were questions approximately how long the Palestinian Authority (PA) could survive & warned of…

Syria air strikes: Isis oil field struck by second round RAF bombings

The Royal Air Force (RAF) has successfully bombed an oil field controlled by Islamic State (Isis) extremists in Omar, eastern Syria, during the second wave of air strikes in Syria…

UN mediator visits Yemen to press for peace talks

The UN mediator travelled Saturday to Aden in south Yemen to press for the government & Shiite rebels to open long-delayed peace talks on December 12, a Yemeni official said….

British bombers hit oil field targets in Syria for second time

LONDON (Reuters) – British bombers made their second round of strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria late on Friday, again hitting oil fields, the Ministry of Defence said on…

U.S., allies launch 23 strikes against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria – U.S. military

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States & its allies targeted Islamic State with 12 strikes in Iraq & 11 in Syria on Friday, the U.S. military said. Seven of the…

Iraq calls on Turkey to 'immediately' withdraw troops

Baghdad Saturday demanded the immediate withdrawal of forces it said Turkey illegally sent into Iraq, which is struggling to assert its sovereignty while receiving foreign assistance against the Islamic State…

Yemen's president meets UN envoy in Aden

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi met with a U.N. envoy in Aden on Saturday to agree on peace talks with Shiite Houthi rebels set to…