Category Archives: Terrorism

North Korea tourism: US to ban Americans from visiting

The US is to ban its citizens from travelling to North Korea. Koryo Tours and Young Pioneer Tours, who both operate there, said the ban would be announced on 27 July to come into effect 30 days later.

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Israel’s Netanyahu warns of rise of ‘extremist forces’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has used a speech in Paris to warn of a rise in “extremist forces” that were seeking to “destroy Europe”.

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Trump administration appeals Hawaii court ruling on travel ban

Friday the Trump Administration appealed directly to the U.S. Supreme Court after a federal judge in Hawaii ordered to expand the list of U.S. family relationships that refugees and visitors from six Muslim-majority countries can use to get into the country, including grandparents and grandchildren.

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ISIS leader al-Baghdadi reported dead, though Pentagon can’t confirm

Tuesday the Pentagon was trying to confirm fresh reports that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed, as the terror group teeters on the brink of defeat in Iraq and prepares to make its final stand in the Syrian city of Raqqa.

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North Korea threat: Alaska mayor says he’s ‘worried about moose, not missiles’

While lawmakers in Alaska have doubled down on calls for improved U.S. defense in the wake of a North Korea ICBM test, some have appeared to shrug off the threat seemingly posed by the rogue regime.

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Syria cease-fire goes into effect in southern part of country

An open-ended cease-fire in southern Syria brokered by the United States, Russia, and Jordan went into effect Sunday. Thursday’s agreement  after a meeting between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, went into effect at noon, and is the first initiative by the Trump administration in collaboration with Russia to bring some stability to Syria.

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North Korea accuses US of ‘reckless military provocations’ after practice bombing run

Sunday North Korean state media sharply criticized the U.S.  for a recent practice bombing run on the Korean peninsula, calling it a dangerous move raising the risk of nuclear war.

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Trump to China President Xi: N Korea nuclear threat will end ‘one way or another’

President Trump, at the start of his meeting Saturday in Germany with Chinese President Xi Jinping, called the Asian nation a “great trading partner” and said the increasing North Korea nuclear threat will eventually be resolved “one way or the other.”

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North Korea promises US another ‘gift package’ following missile launch

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called Tuesday’s launch of a long-range ballistic missile a “brilliant victory” and promised that more “gift packages” will be given to Americans.

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Trump turns on China

Wednesday President Trump seemed to cast aside the idea that the U.S. could work with China to bring an end to the North Korea crisis after the regime’s test of an intercontinental ballistic missile.

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