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September 2, 2018 7:43 AM US military to cancel $300m in Pakistan aid over terror groups

The US military says it is cancelling $300m (£230m) in aid to Pakistan over what it calls Islamabad's failure to take action against militant groups. President Donald Trump has previously accused Pakistan of deceiving the US while receiving billions of dollars. Pentagon spokesman Lt Col Koné Faulkner said the US military would aim to spend the money 67

August 31, 2018 4:54 PM Turkish military says kills 19 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The Turkish military killed a total of 19 Kurdish militants on Friday during air strikes in the northern Iraqi regions of Zap, Gara and Hakurk, it said in a statement on Twitter. Turkey has in recent months carried out strikes on bases of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in northern Iraq, especially its stronghold in the Qandil 58

August 30, 2018 10:49 PM Declassified Interrogation Reports Show How Much Iran Shaped Iraq War

Documents about one of Iraq’s most prominent Shiite political figures circulate as U.S. officials debate whether to designate him as a terrorist WASHINGTON—Recently declassified U.S. interrogation reports shed new light on one of Iraq’s most prominent Shiite political figures and Iran’s role in training and arming Iraqi militias that attacked U.S. troops 53

August 30, 2018 3:42 PM Vietnam arrests exiles group member with weapons: security ministry

HANOI (Reuters) - Police in Vietnam have arrested a man accused of being a member of a “terrorist” group and planning attacks in the country, the Ministry of Public Security said on Thursday. In a statement, it said Le Quoc Binh, 44, was taken into custody early on Wednesday after entering Vietnam from Cambodia bringing a large number of weapons which 67

August 24, 2018 11:01 AM Turkey says military solution for Syria's Idlib would be a disaster

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Turkey’s foreign minister said on Friday it would be disastrous to seek a military solution in the northern Syrian region of Idlib, a rebel-held enclave which the Syrian government says it aims to recapture. Idlib is a refuge for civilians and rebels displaced from other areas of Syria as well as for powerful jihadist forces. It has been hit by a wave of air strikes 62

August 21, 2018 2:03 PM Two charged in US with spying for Iran

Two Iranians have been charged in the US with spying for the Tehran government - photographing Jewish institutions and collecting information on the Iranian opposition. The two, Iranian-US citizen Ahmadreza Mohammadi Doostdar and Majid Ghorbani, an Iranian living in California, were arrested on 9 August. The case coincides with an increase in tension 85

August 20, 2018 11:34 AM Uri Avnery, first Israeli to meet Arafat, dies at 94

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Uri Avnery, a left-wing peace activist who in 1982 became the first prominent Israeli to meet in public with Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, died on Monday in a Tel Aviv hospital. He was 94. The encounter took place during Israel’s invasion of Lebanon and war with Arafat’s Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), then designated 58

August 17, 2018 1:27 PM Spanish King Taunted by Catalan Separatists at Ceremony for Terror Attack Victims in Barcelona

Felipe VI of Spain revisited of one of the most uncomfortable moments of his reign in Barcelona on Friday as part of efforts to show a degree of normalcy has returned to Catalonia after last year’s separatist crisis. Felipe attended a ceremony to commemorate the victims of last year’s terrorist attacks in Catalonia that left 16 people dead. Pro-independence 69

August 17, 2018 12:24 AM U.S. Issues New Warning to Turkey Over Imprisoned Pastor

Treasury secretary said the U.S. was ready to take tougher steps if Ankara doesn’t free Andrew Brunson WASHINGTON—The Trump administration warned that it is prepared to impose more penalties on Turkey if it doesn’t release an American pastor facing 35 years in prison on disputed espionage charges. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the U.S. was ready 66

August 15, 2018 3:34 PM Police Seek Motive Behind Suspected Attack on U.K. Parliament

Driver of car that rammed into barriers in Westminster named locally as Salih Khater LONDON—U.K. police said they are still trying to establish why a 29-year-old British national rammed a car into barriers at the Houses of Parliament on Tuesday in an alleged attack reminiscent of a lethal terrorist assault last year. Nobody was seriously hurt and two people 43