Media Watch

'19Jan
29

U.S. sees contours of peace accord with Taliban to end war in Afghanistan

KABUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and the Taliban have sketched the outlines for an eventual peace accord to end 17 years of war in Afghanistan, a U.S. special envoy said on Monday, but there was no...
'19Jan
29

Pentagon and NATO chiefs say Taliban talks have been 'encouraging'

Top U.S. and NATO defense officials are encouraged by the recently concluded U.S. talks with the Taliban that could lead to a peace settlement in Afghanistan and the possible withdrawal of American troops. The...
'19Jan
28

Report: ISIS Claims Responsibility For Bombing Of Catholic Church In The Philippines That Killed At Least 20 People

The Islamic State reportedly claimed responsibility for the double-bombing of a Catholic Church in the Philippines on Sunday. The attack left at least 20 dead, 15 of which were civilians and 5 were soldiers,...
'19Jan
28

OPINION: It’s Time To Stop Ignoring Martin Luther King’s Support Of Israel

Since his assassination on April 4, 1968, people have attempted to invoke the name and authority of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for many causes of justice, and often they fall short.The latest such...
'19Jan
28

Ghani reassures Afghans as US envoy reports progress on Taliban talks

"Our commitment is to provide peace and to prevent any possible disaster," said Ghani in an address to the nation Monday. "There are values that are not disputable, such as national unity, national sovereignty and...
'19Jan
28

US framework deal with Taliban raises hope of Afghan peace

US and Taliban officials have agreed in principle to the framework of a deal that could pave the way for peace talks in Kabul and ultimately the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan, raising hopes of a...
'19Jan
28

US framework deal with Taliban raises hope of Afghan peace

US and Taliban officials have agreed in principle to the framework of a deal that could pave the way for peace talks in Kabul and ultimately the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan, raising hopes of a...
'19Jan
28

Jordan won’t control al-Tanf base after US withdraws from Syria: FM

Speaking in an exclusive interview with Russia’s Sputnik news agency, Safadi said that al-Tanf base lies outside the Jordanian territory, dismissing speculations that the facility would be handed over to Jordan....
'19Jan
28

No Afghan wants foreign forces for long term: Afghan President Ghani

“No Afghans want foreign forces in their country for the long term,” Ghani said in a televised address from the presidential palace in Kabul on Monday, Presstv Reported. “The current presence of foreign forces is...
'19Jan
28

US helped ISIL leaders escape from prison in Afghanistan: Report

A large number of prisoners, all of them senior members of ISIL terrorist group, broke out of a Taliban prison in northwest Afghanistan after US troops helped them escape through a covert operation.According to...

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