Category Archives: Terrorism
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.