Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi has told the US secretary of state to send a delegation to Iraq tasked with formulating a mechanism for withdrawal of US troops from Iraq, according to a statement released Friday.
Syria's top diplomat on Saturday demanded the immediate withdrawal of American and Turkish forces from the country and said his government reserves the right to defend its territory in any way necessary if they remain.
Yemen's Houthis began on Saturday a long-delayed pullout of forces from the key port city of Hodeida, the Ansarallah movement said, following the terms of a cease-fire. The UN-brokered agreement is aimed at alleviating the world's worst humanitarian crisis.
Yemen's warring parties have agreed to start withdrawing forces from the main port of Hodeida under a UN-sponsored deal, the United Nations said, following weeks of diplomacy to salvage a pact that stalled over control of the Red Sea city.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the United States' decision to suspend its compliance with the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty with Russia sends the message that any deal with the US government is not worth the ink, even treaties ratified by the Congress.
A senior official in Damascus has attributed a recent decision by the United States to withdraw its military forces from Syria to the resistance and steadfastness that the Syrian nation and government have demonstrated throughout the foreign-sponsored militancy in the Arab country.
The US President Donald Trump administration unlawfully withdrew a plan to limit the number of whales, turtles and other marine creatures permitted to be inadvertently killed or harmed by drift gillnets used to catch swordfish off California, a federal judge has ruled.
President Hassan Rouhani said the US withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran is an insult to the international community, calling on the world to take action against Washington’s “illegal” move.