Day: 12/04/2018

Russia and Iran rebuke US for missile threat against Syria amid standoff over attack

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A spokesman for the Russian president has dismissed Trump’s “Twitter-diplomacy” in a call for caution. The US president had earlier warned Russia to “get ready” for Am…

Source: Russia and Iran rebuke US for missile threat against Syria amid standoff over attack

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Exclusive: Pentagon stops accepting Lockheed F-35 jets over repair cost dispute

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By Mike Stone WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Defense has stopped accepting most deliveries of F-35 jets from Lockheed Martin Corp because of a dispute over who will cover costs…

Source: Exclusive: Pentagon stops accepting Lockheed F-35 jets over repair cost dispute

Israel Prison Authority Doubles Family Visits For Imprisoned Terrorists

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The Israel Prison Authority has doubled the maximum permitted family visits for imprisoned terrorists, Walla News reports. About a year ago, the imprisoned so-called “security prisoners” ended thei…

Source: Israel Prison Authority Doubles Family Visits For Imprisoned Terrorists

Opinion: Putin, Kremlin were unprepared for a US-EU assault

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The United States and its allies have decided to give Russian President Vladimir Putin a taste of his own medicine. It seems that the Kremlin is unprepared, the Russian journalist Konstantin Eggert…

Source: Opinion: Putin, Kremlin were unprepared for a US-EU assault

In call with Saudi king, Trump demanded quick end to Gulf rift: U.S. officials

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By Warren Strobel and John Walcott WASHINGTON (Reuters) – In a telephone call this month with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman, President Donald Trump demanded that the kingdom and its Arab p…

Source: In call with Saudi king, Trump demanded quick end to Gulf rift: U.S. officials

Trump signals strikes against Syria, lays into Assad ally Russia

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By Susan Heavey, Makini Brice and Tom Perry WASHINGTON/BEIRUT (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump warned Russia on Wednesday of imminent military action in Syria over a suspected poison g…

Source: Trump signals strikes against Syria, lays into Assad ally Russia

Trump chooses impulse over strategy as crises mount

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President Trump speaks in the Oval Office before signing legislation aimed at curbing sex trafficking Wednesday. (Evan Vucci/AP) By Ashley Parker, Seung Min Kim and Philip Rucker April 11 at 8:29 P…

Source: Trump chooses impulse over strategy as crises mount