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The Netherlands will end its support for Syrian militants, since the program did not yield the “expected” results. Earlier, journalists found one of the groups had been labeled ‘terrorist’ by the Dutch justice department. Read Full Article at RT.com
Turkey seems to have prevailed during tripartite talks with Russia and Iran, convincing the other parties that a major offensive in Syria’s Idlib governorate would not be the wisest move at the moment. Read Full Article at RT.com
Nicholas Slatten was previously found guilty in the 2007 mass shooting of unarmed civilians in Baghdad, but that conviction was overturned last year. Now his retrial has ended in a hung jury. (Image credit: Cliff Owen/AP)
“The United States will no longer commit further funding to this irredeemably flawed operation,” the State Department said. It’s a loss of about $300 million in funding for schools and clinics. (Image credit: Raad Adayleh/AP)
Move by Trump administration sharply criticised as a ‘flagrant assault’ on Palestinians already enduring dire situation.
The US state department says Unrwa, which supports five million people, is “irredeemably flawed”.
US ends aid to United Nations agency supporting Palestinian refugees Washington Post US ends aid to Palestinian refugee agency Unrwa BBC News Trump administration to nix funding to UN Palestinian refugee program USA TODAY Full coverage
U.S. stocks ended their four-day winning streak on Thursday as risk reduction ahead of the long holiday weekend accelerated on growing trade anxieties.