Saudi Arabia's foreign minister has said the kingdom is ready "to take necessary measures" over Yemen's political crisis, after denouncing Iran's alleged role in the turmoil as an "act of aggression."   Prince Saud Al Faisal said on Monday that Riyadh would protect Yemen's sovereignty after the country's embattled government,…
President Barack Obama has said he will send about 200 more US troops to Iraq to protect Americans and the US embassy in Baghdad amid fierce fighting in the country between government forces and Sunni armed groups. The US is also sending a detachment of helicopters and drone aircraft. Pentagon…
A state department investigator warned that the private security firm Blackwater considered itself above the law, just weeks before Blackwater guards shot and killed 17 Iraqi civilians, it has been reported. According to the New York Times, Jean Richter, who was sent to Iraq to review Blackwater's operations, warned in…
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, on Sunday, expressed his grave concern at the deepening crisis in Iraq and the rising number of civilian deaths and injuries, with over one million Iraqis having fled their homes due to the indistinctive pounding on residential neighbourhoods in Iraq's uprising provinces . Mr. Ban “is deeply…
LAS VEGAS — A married couple who fatally shot three people here Sunday — including two police officers — before killing themselves spoke incessantly about overthrowing the government and had ties to the anti-government Patriot movement, neighbors said Monday. The police on Monday identified the couple as Jerad and Amanda…
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