Tag: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry

Syrian troops advance in Aleppo amid war’s heaviest bombing

Syrian troops advance in Aleppo amid war’s heaviest bombing

Sep 25, – The U.N. meanwhile said that nearly 2 million people in Aleppo, Syria’s largest city and onetime commercial center, are without running water following the escalation in fighting over the past few days. Syrian troops captured a rebel-held area on the edge of Aleppo on Saturday, tightening their siege on opposition-held neighborhoods in […]

September 25, 2016 | By | Reply More
Palestinian stabs Israeli soldier and is shot dead- army

Palestinian stabs Israeli soldier and is shot dead- army

Nov 25, – The attack occurred in the Israeli-occupied West Bank at a road junction near a cluster of Palestinian villages and Jewish settlements. The army said the soldier was critically hurt and a an official at Shaare Zedek hospital in Jerusalem said the Palestinian assailant died on the operating table. A Palestinian stabbed and […]

November 25, 2015 | By | Reply More
Israeli woman stabbed to death, 3 attackers killed

Israeli woman stabbed to death, 3 attackers killed

Nov 22, – The 21-year-old Israeli woman was seriously wounded when a Palestinian attacked her with a knife in the West Bank Sunday afternoon before being shot and killed by soldiers nearby, the military said. A young Israeli woman was stabbed to death by a Palestinian who was among three assailants to be shot dead […]

November 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
U.S. says Assad must go, timing down to negotiation

U.S. says Assad must go, timing down to negotiation

Sep 20, – Speaking after talks with British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond in London, Kerry called on Russia and Iran to use their influence over Assad to convince him to negotiate a political transition. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad has to go but the timing of his […]

September 20, 2015 | By | Reply More
Iran, world powers reach initial deal on reining in Tehran’s nuclear program

Iran, world powers reach initial deal on reining in Tehran’s nuclear program

Apr 03, – The tentative agreement, after eight days of marathon talks in Switzerland, clears the way for negotiations on a settlement aimed at allaying Western fears that Iran was seeking to build an atomic bomb and in return lift economic sanctions on the Islamic Republic. Iran and world powers reached a framework agreement on […]

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Yemeni leader Hadi leaves country as Saudi Arabia keeps up air strikes

Yemeni leader Hadi leaves country as Saudi Arabia keeps up air strikes

Mar 27, – Throughout the day, warplanes from Saudi Arabia and Arab allies struck at the Shi’ite Houthis and allied army units, who have taken over much of the country and seek to oust Hadi. Yemen’s President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi left his refuge in Aden for Saudi Arabia on Thursday as Houthi rebels battled with […]

March 27, 2015 | By | Reply More
At least 13 killed in failed U.S. bid to rescue hostages in Yemen

At least 13 killed in failed U.S. bid to rescue hostages in Yemen

Dec 07, – U.S. special forces raided the village of Dafaar in Shabwa province, a militant stronghold in southern Yemen, shortly after midnight on Saturday, killing several members of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP). A woman, a 10-year-old boy and a local al Qaeda leader were among at least 11 people killed alongside […]

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