Tillerson in new bid to ease Gulf crisis
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is to launch a fresh bid Sunday to ease a crisis between Riyadh and Doha, both allies of Washington, but without high hopes of a breakthrough. Apart from the months-long crisis, Iran's rising influence in the Middle East is also expected to figure high on the agenda of America's top diplomat during talks in the two capitals. Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt cut ties with Qatar and imposed an embargo in June, accusing it of supporting terrorism and cosying up to Iran.
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 22:47:52 -0400
President Trump To Release JFK Files
President Trump announced on Twitter that he will be releasing the classified JFK files on Oct. 26. The move will allow thousands of documents detailing the assassination of President John F. Kennedy to be released to the public.
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 02:52:54 -0400
US commanders stress 'ironclad' commitment to defend SKorea
BUSAN, South Korea (AP) U.S. naval commanders on Saturday reiterated Washington's "ironclad" commitment to defend South Korea against North Korean threats as an American nuclear-powered aircraft carrier visited a South Korean port following a joint naval drill.
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 06:34:35 -0400
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