All posts tagged "war"
UN: Yemen fighting displaced tens of thousands more people
The war has destroyed much of Yemen's infrastructure and thousands of civilians have been killed
- Posted February 10, 2017
Analysis: US Setting Up a Confrontational Approach with Iran
Iran, however unpopular in Washington, is not a failed-state pushover
- Posted February 2, 2017
Yemeni Officials Say US Warships Fire on Al-Qaida Positions
SANAA, Yemen — Yemeni security officials said on Thursday that warships, likely American, have been firing cannons and rockets at al-Qaida militants in the country’s southern coastal areas. The naval strikes, underway for five days, targeted mountainous areas...
- Posted February 2, 2017
Russia Urges Caution on US Plan for Safe Zones in Syria
"We need to turn this from a proxy war to a proxy peace"
- Posted January 26, 2017
Iraq Hopes OPEC Deal Will Help Cover Its Massive War Costs
BAGHDAD — The government of Iraq is hoping that a new OPEC deal will help the war-weary country generate enough revenue to help pay for its costly, 2-year-old fight against the Islamic State group. Iraq, whose oil...
- Posted December 1, 2016
Scathing Report Slams Blair Over Botched Iraq War
LONDON (AP) — The Iraq war was mounted on flawed intelligence, was executed with “wholly inadequate” planning, and ended “a long way from success,” according to a damning report released Wednesday by the head of Britain’s Iraq...
- Posted July 6, 2016
Chamber of Commerce Sees Many Risks for 2016
WASHINGTON – America’s most influential business lobby says American businesses are facing numerous risks and few upsides as they enter 2016. Thomas Donohue is president and CEO of the United States Chamber of Commerce. Donohue says companies...
- Posted January 14, 2016
Pakistan, Afghanistan, China, US Seek Roadmap to Peace
ISLAMABAD – Four countries — Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and the United States — were cloistered away late into the night Monday trying to lay a foundation they hope will eventually lead to peace talks between the Afghan...
- Posted January 11, 2016
Koreas Slide into Cold War Standoff after Nuke Test by North
SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea trumpets a hydrogen bomb test. South Korea responds by cranking up blasts of harsh propaganda from giant green speakers aimed across the world’s most dangerous border. Now Pyongyang warns of war,...
- Posted January 9, 2016
South Korea Resumes Anti-North Korea Propaganda Broadcasts
SEOUL, South Korea – As world leaders debated how to punish North Korea’s claim of a fourth nuclear test, South Korea retaliated by broadcasting anti-Pyongyang propaganda across the rivals’ tense border Friday on what was believed to...
- Posted January 8, 2016