Tag Archives: Qatar

Saudi, Gulf states discussing sending special forces to Syria – Saudi foreign minister

PARIS (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia & other Gulf Arab states are discussing sending special forces to Syria as part of U.S.-led efforts to fight Islamic State, Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir…

British astronaut Tim Peake: Space marathon first is a 'personal ambition'

The British astronaut set to become the first man to run a marathon in space has said he is not doing it for the record yet because the challenge is…

VW denies Qatar talks sought to curb labour role

BERLIN (Reuters) – Volkswagen has denied a report saying its chief executive & chairman were urged on Sunday by its third-largest shareholder to reduce the influence of VW's powerful unions…

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Qatar says Paris attacks against all human, moral values

PARIS (Reuters) – Attacks in Paris that killed more than 100 people violate all human & moral values, Qatar's foreign minister said in a statement. "The state of Qatar, through…

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Pompeii restorers dig and scrub against clock as EU funding deadline looms

By Isla Binnie POMPEII, Italy (Reuters) – Years of neglect at the ancient Roman city of Pompeii are being dug & scrubbed away in a last-minute bid to keep money…

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US Special Operator Killed Saving IS Hostages

An American special forces operator has been killed in a joint raid on an Islamic State prison in northern Iraq, a US defense official has said. It marks the first…

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Syrian army launches Aleppo offensive with Iranian support

By Mariam Karouny BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syrian troops backed by Hezbollah & Iranian fighters launched an offensive south of Aleppo on Friday, expanding their counter-attack against rebels across western Syria…

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In step to peace, U.N. says Libya lawmakers to rejoin parliament

SKHIRAT, Morocco (Reuters) – The United Nations said on Friday Libyan lawmakers had agreed to reunify the country's elected parliament in a step towards a final agreement which aims to…