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White House Wars and Military Conflicts

  • How coalition between the US and Gulf Arab states will manage the Middle East

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble speaks about Russia's role in the Middle East, and whether diplomacy from U.S. President Donald Trump can impact peace negotiations in Syria.

  • North Korea fired a ballistic missile on Sunday, South Korea and Japan said, a week after an intermediate-range missile test.

  • DEAD SEA, Jordan— The Latest developments at the World Economic Forum in Jordan:. The EU foreign policy chief says Europe does "not see eye to eye" with the Trump administration on major issues such as trade, climate change and funding of U.N. agencies, but can "easily" work with the U.S. on Syria and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Trump visits Europe next week, after...

  • In coming days, Trump is to visit Israel and the Palestinian territories before heading to Europe. Mogherini said that Europe does "not see eye to eye" with the Trump administration on major issues such as trade, climate change and funding of U.N. agencies, but can "easily" work with the U.S. on the conflicts in Syria and between Israelis and Palestinians.

  • WASHINGTON— The Trump administration plans to announce $110 billion in advanced military equipment sales and training to Saudi Arabia this weekend as President Donald Trump visits the country, officials said Friday. Some of the weapons are designed to help the Saudis in their current conflict in neighboring Yemen where they are leading a coalition...

  • BERLIN— The Latest on Europe's response to the large number of refugees and migrants trying to reach the continent:. Organizations from Qatar and the Netherlands are joining forces to get 6,000 Syrian refugees into higher education courses, a move aimed at helping them integrate in the countries where they live now and rebuild their own nation if they are able...

  • Past shows that it is possible to do deals with Russia: Norwegian foreign minister

    Norwegian Foreign Minister Borge Brende speaks about Russia's role in the Syrian civil war.

  • Trump right to reach out to the Middle East: Norwegian foreign minister

    Norwegian Foreign Minister Borge Brende speaks about U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia, the result of the recent Iranian election and Russia's role in the Syrian civil war.

  • BOGOTA, Colombia— Human rights groups in Colombia are calling on the International Criminal Court to investigate executives from Chiquita Brands for alleged complicity in crimes against humanity as a result of payments made to paramilitary groups more than a decade ago. Chiquita in 2007 pleaded guilty in a case brought by the U.S. Justice Department to...

  • NEW YORK, May 18- A federal judge on Thursday dismissed two lawsuits seeking to hold Facebook Inc liable for supporting terrorist groups by letting them use its social media platform to further their goals, including violence against Jews. District Judge Nicholas Garaufis in Brooklyn dismissed a $3 billion damages lawsuit by relatives of American victims of...

  • NEW YORK, May 18- A federal judge on Thursday dismissed two lawsuits seeking to hold Facebook Inc liable for supporting terrorist groups by letting them use its social media platform to further their goals, including violence against Jews. District Judge Nicholas Garaufis in Brooklyn dismissed a $3 billion damages lawsuit by relatives of American victims of...

  • NEW YORK, May 18- A federal judge on Thursday dismissed two lawsuits accusing Facebook Inc of supporting terrorist groups by letting them use its social media platform to further their aims, including violence against Jews. District Judge Nicholas Garaufis in Brooklyn dismissed a lawsuit brought on behalf of roughly 20,000 Israeli citizens and a lawsuit by...

  • WASHINGTON— The Trump administration took a key step Wednesday toward preserving the Obama-era nuclear deal with Iran, coupling the move with fresh ballistic missile sanctions to show it isn't going light on the Islamic republic. The State Department said Iran would continue to enjoy relief from decades-old economic measures punishing Tehran for its...

  • File photo of firefighters working to put out the fire of a storage oil tank at the port of Es Sider in Ras Lanuf. Oil tanks at Es Sider have been on fire for days after a rocket hit one of them, destroying more than two days of Libyan production

    Rising oil production in Libya and Nigeria threatens OPEC's output cuts, but internal conflicts could keep barrels on the sidelines.

  • May 17- Even if President Donald Trump's promise of a 350 ship fleet is fulfilled, the U.S. Navy will still need to fundamentally change its fighting strategy and use more unmanned systems to keep pace with adversaries, according to Navy leadership. During the U.S. presidential campaign Trump made repeated calls to expand the current 275 ship fleet to 350, but...

  • South Korea's new President Moon Jae-In

    South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday there was a "high possibility" of conflict with North Korea.

  • AMMAN, Jordan— Syrian refugees in Jordan's remote desert were connected to solar power on Wednesday, making their community the world's first refugee camp to be powered by renewable energy. The $4.5 million plant was funded by a foundation established by Ikea, the global home furnishings retailer. Jordan hosts some 660,000 Syrian refugees, more than 80 percent...

  • An island outpost, one of several, being built by China in the South China Sea.

    China reportedly installed rocket launchers on a disputed South China Sea reef to ward off Vietnamese military combat divers.

  • WASHINGTON, May 15- An unprecedented global cyber attack that infected computers in at least 150 countries beginning on Friday has unleashed a new wave of criticism of the U.S. National Security Agency. Microsoft Corp President Brad Smith sharply criticized the U.S. government on Sunday for "stockpiling" software flaws that it often cannot protect, citing...

  • Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks to reporters at his official residence in Tokyo on April 5, 2017.

    Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks out following the latest missile launch from North Korea.