Tag: Libya

United States calls for immediate halt to military operations threatening Tripoli

Newsroom24x7 network Washington/Tripoli: The US Secretary of State Michael R Pompeo has said in a statement that it has been made clear by the US that it opposes the military offensive by Khalifa Haftar’s forces and has urged the immediate halt to these military operations against the Libyan capital. The US has taken the stand

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ISIS has not retaken a single square kilometer freed in coalition-enabled operations

Newsroom24x7 Network Washington: The Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS had a series of meetings hosted by Brett McGurk, the US President’s special envoy to the Coalition, in Washington this week. Briefing media-persons here on Thursday, on the latest in the campaign to defeat ISIS, Brett McGurk said the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, which welcomed

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Reputed scholar and historian compares today’s Kashmir with Syria

Newsroom24x7 Network Chandigarh: Pointing to Kashmir and its fabled sufi culture that has not been visible for thirty years now, historian Rajiv Lochan draws an analogy with the present situation in Syria by underscoring that Syria was a secular country before the outside terrorists stepped in to create havoc in that country. To draw home

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Kerry, Saudi leaders discuss Syria, Libya and importance of a 72-hour ceasefire

Newsroom24x7 Staff Washington: The US Secretary of State John Kerry had a crucial meeting with Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir of Saudi Arabia on the margins of the G20 in Hangzhou, China. According to the US Department of State Spokesperson John Kirby, the leaders discussed a range of global

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Two Indians detained in Syria, confirms MEA

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi : War laden territory has taken a toll on two more Indian nationals who were on a migratory residential status in Sirte, Libya. With two Indians already in the custody of Islamic militants since more than month, in an earlier abduction case, the list has expanded and added two more who

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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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US and leading European nations condemn murder of 21 Egyptian citizens by ISIL terrorists

Newsroom24x7 Desk London: United States and leading European nations have condemned the murder of 21 Egyptian citizens by ISIL terrorists. Monday, Libya and Egypt also launched air strikes against ISIL after militants had posted the video of the Egyptian citizens’ beheading. In a statement the United States has condemned the “despicable and cowardly murder” of

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US and many European governments condemn attack on Tripoli hotel

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC, Jan 28: The Governments of the United States, France, Germany, Italy, Malta, and the United Kingdom have strongly condemned yesterday’s attack on the Corinthia Hotel in Tripoli, Libya and express deepest condolences to the victims and their families. Rejecting the appalling acts of terrorism, the governments of United States, France, Germany,

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