His family announced his death in a statement. He had been undergoing treatment for Parkinson’s disease.
The forces, made up of Syrian Kurdish and Arab militias backed by American warplanes and called the Syrian Democratic Forces, have over the last month surround
The former hostage, Scott Darden, was the Yemen country director for Transoceanic Development, a New Orleans-based logistics company that specializes in transp
But the accidental war and stunning victory also made Israelis occupiers. For with that land — the urban villages of East Jerusalem, the sprawling hills and metropolises of the West Bank, the concrete density of the Gaza Strip — came people: Palestinians now numbering more than 4.5 million.
The flare-up in the Middle East added to the instability in the world’s most important energy-exporting region. Saudi Arabia is the world’s biggest exporte
“We certainly would encourage the parties to sit down together and address these differences,” Mr. Tillerson said, adding a reference to the Gulf Cooperati
While clashes still raged in the last remaining pockets of Islamic State control in Rifai, displaced people began to trickle out at dusk. The number of people managing to flee appeared much lower than in earlier parts of the battle for the west.
For Majdi and Ghada Abu Mustafa, their simultaneous search for a spouse turned out well, and the pair are now married.
The secret contingency plan, called a “doomsday operation” by Itzhak Yaakov, the retired brigadier general who described it in the interviews, would have b
On visits to Tripoli as well as to the coastal Libyan town of Sabratha, Mr. Abedi met with operatives of the Katibat al-Battar al-Libi, a core Islamic State unit that was headquartered in Syria before some of its members dispersed to Libya.