Al-Baghdadi takedown catches Dems flat-footed, blunts criticism of Trump’s Syria pullback

President Trump’s successful operation to take out Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi sent Democrats scrambling on Sunday, as several top party leaders had complained publicly in recent days that the White House had no “real plan” to combat the terror group following the U.S. pullout in Syria. … Read More

Senate bows to Trump vetoes, allows Saudi arms sales

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President Donald Trump welcomes first responders before signing H.R. 1327, an act ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money, in the Rose Garden of the White House.  Monday, July 29, … Read More

US plans ‘stabilizing force’ for Syria

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US soldiers gather for a briefing during a combined joint patrol rehearsal in Manbij, Syria, in November 2018. (Photo: U.S. Army photo by Spc. Zoe Garbarino via AP) WASHINGTON DC (Kurdistan24) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo appeared before … Read More

US freezes Palestinian aid budget

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Palestinian Authority President Mahmud Abbas addresses the United Nations General Assembly at the UN in New York on September 30, 2015Jewel Samad (AFP) The United States has quietly frozen its aid to the Palestinian Authority (PA) pending review,i24NEWS has learned. The … Read More