Tag Archives: Saudi Arabia

U.S. welcomes Islamic anti-terrorism alliance – Carter

INCIRLIK, Turkey (Reuters) – The United States said on Tuesday a Saudi-based alliance which Riyadh says will target terrorist groups was in line with its calls for greater involvement by…

Saudi Arabia announces 34-state Islamic military alliance against terrorism

By Noah Browning DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia on Tuesday announced the formation of a 34-state Islamic military coalition to combat terrorism, according to a joint statement published on state…

Putin: Russia provides air cover to Syrian opposition group

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has provided air cover to a leading Western-backed opposition group in Syria, President Vladimir Putin said Friday, calling for closer coordination with the U.S.-allied coalition —…

'Bel Canto' to premiere on Chicago Lyric Opera stage

CHICAGO (AP) — Two things make the Lyric Opera of Chicago's world premiere of "Bel Canto" on Monday unique: Famed soprano Renee Fleming commissioned the work based on the popular…

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Saudi Arabia will host conference to unite Syrian opposition

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Saudi Arabia will host a conference in mid-December to try to unite the Syrian opposition ahead of new peace talks, a key issue in stepped up…

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Di Maria scores as French leader PSG wins 1-0 at Rennes

PARIS (AP) — Angel Di Maria struck the winner as French league leader Paris Saint-Germain won 1-0 at Rennes on Friday to maintain its unbeaten start to the season. The…

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Turkish military says Syrian jets, missile systems harass its warplanes

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Syrian fighter jets & missile systems harassed Turkish F-16 warplanes near the Turkish-Syrian border on Saturday, the Turkish military said on Sunday, once again bringing the conflict…

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'Progress' in US-Russia talks over Syria air safety: Pentagon

The US & Russia made "progress" in discussions Saturday designed to avoid accidents between them in the increasingly crowded air space over war-torn Syria, the Pentagon said, & more talks…

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Asian stocks rise, Europe falls as global stock rally fades

HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets were uneven on Friday as a global rally driven by upbeat U.S. economic data faded. European stocks fell in early trading, with France's…