Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Al-Jaafari: Astana meeting succeed in consolidating cessation of hostilities for a specific period of time

Head of the Syrian Arab Republic delegation to Astana meeting, Bashar al-Jaafari said on Tuesday that the meeting succeeded in achieving the goal of consolidating the cessation of hostilities for a specific period of time, which would pave the way for dialogue among the Syrians.

Trump claims between 3-5 million illegal immigrants voted for Clinton

The president of the United States, who lost the popular vote by almost 2.9 million votes, told lawmakers that between three and five million undocumented immigrants had illegally voted for his rival without offering any evidence to back up his unsubstantiated claim, media reported on Tuesday.

Farmers spray powdered milk on EU buildings in protest

The European Milk Board said dairy farmers protesting market intervention dumped powdered milk onto an EU building in Brussels -- turning the scene into a white, lactose wonderland.

Syrian Source: Turkey Continues Stonewalling in Astana Talks

 A source close to the Syrian delegation in Astana talks complained that Turkey is troubling attainment of an agreement between the Damascus government and the opposition to end the war.

Pentagon Chief Vows 'Unshakable Commitment' to NATO

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis reassured NATO allies Monday that Washington had an "unshakable commitment" to the military alliance, despite President Donald Trump previously deriding the organization as "obsolete."

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Trump: Now we’re backing "rebels" against Syria, and we have no idea who these people are

If the United States were to attack Assad, "we end up fighting Russia, fighting Syria," Trump told The Wall Street Journal in...