The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, is getting desperate, said chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana White at a recent news conference.
After completing a review of U.S. policy toward Iran, President Donald Trump announced on October 13 that he “cannot and will not make this certification.”
U.S. senior counterterrorism officials briefed reporters recently on the dangerous activities of the terrorist group Hezbollah, both worldwide and in the United States.
In a recent briefing, Ambassador-at-Large and Coordinator for Counterterrorism Nathan Sales announced rewards for two senior Hezbollah leaders under the State Department’s Rewards for Justice Program.
On October 4th, the Iraqi Security Forces supported by the U.S.-led Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, liberated the town of Hawija and over 150 surrounding villages from ISIS.
The United States will continue its long tradition of welcoming and caring for refugees.
In an effort to help hundreds of thousands of displaced Iraqis return to their homes in areas liberated from ISIS, the United States is working to clear explosive hazards.
Mahvash Sabet, a leader of Iran’s Baha’i community, has been released from prison after serving an outrageous 10-year term because of the peaceful practice of her religion.
In late September, the government of Gaza, Hamas, announced its agreement to dissolve its governing body and allow the Palestinian Authority to assume its full responsibilities there.
“Ultimately,” said Secretary Tillerson, “we each have a sovereign responsibility to ensure that we keep the world safe from nuclear warfare, the aftermath of which will transgress all borders.”
The progress against ISIS in Iraq and Syria is significant, said Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS Brett McGurk.
President Donald Trump issued new travel restrictions on nationals of North Korea, Venezuela and Chad, while continuing to restrict the travel of citizens from five of the six countries included in Executive Order 13780.