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Afghan Taliban says ‘post-occupation’ discussed with Iran

The Taliban discussed Afghanistan’s “post-occupation situation” with Iran in their latest meeting, the group said Tuesday, as Tehran makes a more concerted and open push for peace ahead of a possible US drawdown. The remarks come after Iran confirmed Monday that the Taliban had visited Tehran for a second round...

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‘Sender: The Islamic State’: ISIS uses a poster featuring a drone over New York to threaten the West with attacks in wake of drone chaos at UK’s Gatwick Airport

A mocked-up propaganda picture shows a drone hovering over New York City It is shown carrying a ‘private mailbox’ along with pictures of past atrocities Comes as Gatwick Airport finally opened its runway following drone chaos By JULIAN ROBINSON FOR MAILONLINE   ISIS fanatics have used a poster featuring a drone over New...

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US pledges $10.6BILLION in aid for Central America and southern Mexico just as Trump backs off his demand for $5billion in border wall funds

US pledged total of $10.6 billion in aid to Mexico and Central America Tuesday Money will promote better security and job opportunities in the region Aims to stem the flow of migrants traveling toward the US border with Mexico Announcement on changes to Mexico’s migration policy was postponed Mexican foreign...

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A group of Hondurans in the migrant caravan scale the Mexican border wall in Tijuana, and are immediately taken into US custody as they set foot in San Diego

Dozens of migrants, including children, jumped across the border between the US and Mexico on Sunday They were immediately arrested by American Border Patrol guards and planned to claim political asylum  Thousands of migrants are camped on the Mexican side of the border after walking there as part of a...

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‘It’s a mean nasty world’: In statement on Khashoggi murder, Trump says relationship with Saudi Arabia most important

By MARIAM KHAN In an extraordinary statement, President Trump on Tuesday defended Saudi Arabia in the face of mounting pressure over the slaying of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. “Representatives of Saudi Arabia say that Jamal Khashoggi was an “enemy of the state” and a member of the Muslim Brotherhood, but my decision is in...

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In Khashoggi murder case, Trump is torn between 2 tyrants

With “friends” and allies like Turkey and Saudi Arabia, the Trump administration must wonder: Who needs an actual enemy like Iran in the Middle East? Almost from the moment that Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi  — a legal resident of the U.S. and a contributor to the Washington Post —...

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ERDOGAN’S NEWSPAPER CALLING the USA TERRORIST STATE

US establishes five terror bases in Iraq’s Sinjar for PKK as Turkish troops advance The US builds five new military bases in Iraq’s Sinjar in order to protect PKK terrorists in northern Iraq The United States, which is seemingly in efforts to eradicate terror elements by putting multi-million dollar bounties...

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Trump ‘berates’ Theresa May after she calls to congratulate him on midterm elections

Donald Trump berated Theresa May over perceived failings on Iran, unfair trade deals and Brexit during a foul-tempered phone call, it has been reported. The US president is said to have lashed out at Ms May after she phoned him on Friday to congratulate him on the Republican Party’s showing in the midterm elections....

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France fires back at Trump’s lack of “common decency”

PARIS (AP) — France’s government has fired back at a flurry of critical tweets by Donald Trump, suggesting the U.S. president lacked “common decency” by launching his broadside on a day when France was mourning victims of the November 2015 terror attacks. Government spokesman Benjamin Griveaux said Wednesday: “We were...

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Trump claims ‘rogue’ killers could have murdered Jamal Khashoggi after Saudi king ‘firmly denies’ any part in disappearance of dissident journalist as the president immediately dispatches Mike Pompeo to the Middle East

Trump tweeted that he has spoken to Saudi King Salman, 82, about the missing Washington Post columnist’s disappearance   Journalist Jamal Khashoggi went to Saudi consulate in Istanbul on 2 October  He has not been seen since and Turkish officials fear he has been murdered  Saudis deny allegations and have ordered...

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More than 1,000 Hondurans trek to the US border in ‘March of the Migrant’ just days after United States called for tighter borders

Some 1,300 people set off from Honduras towards the United States on Saturday Those making the trek included families and women carrying babies  It came just days after the U.S. urged Honduras’ president to halt mass migration Group plan to walk from Honduras through Guatemala and into Mexico By REUTERS More than 1,000...

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Turkish court FREES American Christian pastor Andrew Brunson whose arrest for terrorism and treason enraged Trump – meaning he can leave the country

Andrew Brunson faced life in jail if convicted of terror charges and espionage The pastor, originally from North Carolina, has lived in Turkey for 20 years  President Donald Trump has said on Twitter that Turkey must free Brunson, 50 Trump’s tariff on Turkish steel and aluminum imports triggered a currency crisis...

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Britain, Holland and US spearhead fightback against Putin’s cyber war as they reveal how Moscow’s web of hackers hit high-profile targets across the globe – including chemical weapons watchdog probing Salisbury attack

US charges 7 Russian spies with crimes including hacking, identity theft and fraud using crypto-currencies  British cyber security group accuses Russia’s GRU of at least four hacking attacks around the world Dutch authorities lift lid on operation to hack chemical weapons HQ in Netherlands in April  Men were picked up with...