New Syrian Hotspot: Forces fight for control over Al-Tanf city

The US would strike pro-government positions in Syria again if threatened – that’s according to the commander of the coalition’s Operation Inherent Resolve. He was speaking about the recent incident in the city of Al-Tanf, where US-led forces bombed a convoy of government soldiers. Since then the area’s became a new hotspot in the war-ravaged …

Salman Abedi called mother before attack, say Libyan sources – BBC Newsnight

Libyan security official tells Newsnight that Salman Abedi called Tripoli to speak to his mother shortly before carrying out the Manchester bombing. John Sweeney reports from Manchester. Newsnight is the BBC’s flagship news and current affairs TV programme – with analysis, debate, exclusives, and robust interviews. Website: www.bbc.co.uk/newsnight YouTube: Twitter: Facebook: Snapchat:

Trump admin silent as Syrian Army takes out top ISIS figures

The Syrian Army, with Russian support, has reportedly killed the military commander of ISIS in Syria, also known as the “ISIS Minister of War” Abu Musab al-Masri, among others. And while President Trump has advocated “bombing the hell out of ISIS,” senior US officials have remained largely silent on the move. Former US diplomat Jim …

Iran fights terror, doesn’t fund it – author

President Donald Trump has used much of his first foreign trip to point fingers, speaking with leaders in Israel and Saudi Arabia about the alleged threat of Iran spreading Islamic extremism. That is “simply not true,” according to Phyllis Bennis, director of the New Internationalism Project at the Institute for Policy Studies who says that …

Haley Visits Syrian Refugees at Turkish Border

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley traveled to the Turkish border with Syria Wednesday, visiting a camp for Syrian refugees. (May 24) Subscribe for more Breaking News: Get updates and more Breaking News here: The Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world …

Haley Opens School for Syrian Refugees in Turkey

Nikki Haley, the U.S ambassador to the United Nations, participated in a ribbon-cutting for a new U.S.-funded school serving refugees in Turkey. She says the American people are thankful the U.S. ally is taking in so many Syrian refugees. (May 24) Subscribe for more Breaking News: Get updates and more Breaking News here: The Associated …

US Intel Chief: Manchester Attack ‘Tragic’

Dan Coats says the US has not yet verified that the Islamic State group is responsible for the Manchester attack. Speaking before the Senate Armed Services Committee, he said the deadly suicide attack was a “tragic situation.” (May 23) Subscribe for more Breaking News: Get updates and more Breaking News here: The Associated Press is …