The US general in charge of special operations forces has cautioned against talk of "winning" against the Daesh terrorist group in Syria, contradicting President Donald Trump’s claim that the group had been defeated.
The United States may reduce the number of American troops in Afghanistan by at least 1,000, a US general says, attributing the decision to an efficiency drive by a new commander of NATO forces in the Asian country.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif dismissed the idea of renegotiating the landmark 2015 Iran nuclear deal that US President Donald Trump pulled out of it in May and snapped backed sanctions in Iran.
US Justice Department officials were so concerned about President Donald Trump's fitness for office in May 2017 that they discussed whether Trump could be removed from office, according to former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe.
The Afghan Taliban militant group says it is to meet with American representatives in the Pakistani capital of Islamabad next week for a new round of direct negotiations, which have so far excluded the Afghan government itself.
The resolution approved by the US House of Representatives to end Washington’s support for the Saudi war on Yemen is “meaningless,” says a political commentator, adding that economic sanctions should be imposed on Riyadh for its military aggression against the impoverished nation.
The US House of Representatives on Wednesday adopted a resolution that obliges President Donald Trump to end Washington’s military support for the Saudi-led coalition’s war on Yemen, and withdraw almost all US forces engaged in the war in less than a month.
Two major Palestinian rival groups, the West Bank-based Fatah party and the Gaza-based Hamas resistance movement, have expressed their strong opposition to US President Donald Trump’s “deal of the century” on the so-called Middle East peace process.