Tag: Daesh

Peace in Afghanistan: Can US Recipe be cherished in Afghanistan ever?

Major General S B Asthana,SM,VSM After several rounds of US Taliban Peace Talks in Doha, the reluctantly agreed upon ‘so-called intra-Afghan dialogue’ scheduled on April 19, 2019 was abruptly cancelled on April 18 amid seemingly insignificant disagreements about the size and composition of the Afghan delegation, which Taliban objected to. US State Department conveyed their

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Iraq’s liberation from Daesh: Australia’s strike aircraft will begin returning home in January

Newsroom24x7 Network Canberra: Australia’s six F/A-18F Super Hornets will return home in January marking the end of Australia’s successful air strike operations in Iraq and Syria. Australia’s Minister for Defence, Marise Payne, said Australia had reviewed our contribution with our Iraqi and Coalition partners following the announcement of Iraq’s liberation from Daesh by Prime Minister

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The Mosul campaign against ISIS will culminate soon

Newsroom24x7 Network It is our mission to ensure that any foreign fighter that joins this organization in Iraq and Syria dies in Iraq and Syria. We are not just going to push them from one area to another. -Brett McGurk Special Envoy of the US President for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIS Baghdad: The

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Russia and the US working to launch a political process for peace in Syria

Newsroom24x7 Staff Terrorist groups – Daesh and al-Qaida – continue to menace the Syrian people and the Syrian regime and opposition parties are on the brink of going back to a state of all-out war.‎ – US Secretary of State John Kerry Geneva: Syrian warplanes targeted a funeral on Saturday morning in East Aleppo, killing

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US condemns Baghdad bomb attacks

Newsroom24x7 Desk Baghdad: Several person’s were killed in a twin bomb attack at a Shi’ite mosque in the Shulaa neighbourhood here Thursday. There was one blast at the mosque and another when security personnel arrived on the scene. The twin blasts were triggered by suicide bombers. The United States was among the first countries to

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US is keeping India engaged in strategic dialogue while helping Pakistan and Afghanistan to counter terrorism

Lalit Shastri US stand and diplomacy in the Asian subcontinent, especially when it comes to the Afghanistan policy and direct engagement in that country and open support to Pakistan has continuously been under attack by experts who are duly concerned about security and peace in this region. The lopsided, myopic and short-term gain oriented US

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US backed coalition forces are defeating ISIL, 75% population returns to Tikrit

Newsroom24x7 Desk Counterterrorism: Coalition Efforts Against ISIL Washington DC: US President’s Special Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL, Brett McGurk said in a special briefing Friday that after Ramadi fell about 90 days ago ISIL wanted to sweep east down the Euphrates River and, again, pressure Baghdad, basically collapse the Iraqi Security Forces. After

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Kerry talks of effective diplomacy for potential solutions ahead of Camp David

Newsroom24x7 Desk Riyadh: Hectic discussions between the leaders of the five Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries — Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates — are continuing ahead of Camp David Summit next week. After the Gulf Arab summit in Riyadh on May 5, the GCC foreign ministers are meeting in Paris today

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Denuclearization efforts are not restricted only to P5+1-plus-Iran negotiation: John Kerry with French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius

Newsroom24x7 Desk Paris: US Secretary of State said here Saturday we are deeply involved in trying to denuclearize North Korea, and there are any number of other players in the world who might at some point think that they would be advantaged by proceeding down this road (negotiations for Iran Nuclear Deal) – the stakes

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David Saperstein is US Ambassador-at-Large for Religious Freedom

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC: At a special function to mark David Saperstien’s swearing in as US Ambassador-at-Large on Friday, US Secretary of State John Kerry stated since the days of Thomas Jefferson, religious freedom has been at the absolute center of American values and an essential component of US foreign policy, and it is especially

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Global coalition meets in London to discuss efforts to defeat ISIL

Newsroom24 Desk London, Jan. 23: US Secretary of State John Kerry said at the Foreign and Commonwealth office here Thursday that the recent terrible events in Paris have reminded us that the battle against ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant also called ISIS) is not confined within the borders of Iraq and Syria

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