Syria is beginning the process to rebuild after the total territorial defeat of ISIS. One America’s Jacob Demille takes us through those efforts.
The United Nations envoy for Syria is expecting the Assad government to agree to a constitutional reform to end a years-long conflict. One America’s Kristian Rouz looks into the matter.
Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad vows his full support for Iran, after the UK intercepts an Iranian oil-tanker. In a statement Thursday Assad said Syria fully supports the Islamic Republic and the Iranian nation, against, what he calls all acts of aggression. Assad adds, the Ayatollah Regime is fighting to protect its rights, and faces illegal threats by the world powers. His statement comes after British Royal Marines intercepted an Iranian tanker, bound for Syria, in the Gibraltar Strait.
U.S. forces in Syria reently struck an al-Qaeda compound, which resulted in the deaths of several militants. In a statement Monday, the U.S. Central Command says the airstrike took place in northern Syria Sunday and targeted an al-Qaeda training camp.
Russian President Vladimir Putin’ said his meeting with President Trump was “good”, very businesslike, and pragmatic. Putin made the remark while speaking at the G20 summit in Japan, and also noted he and President Trump spoke on issues of mutual interest, such as the situation is Syria. He said Russia is in “constant” dialogue, with the U.S. and its partners on Syria, in order to “coordinate” actions and “efforts to fight terrorism.” Putin also addressed improving the U.S.-Russia relationship.
During the G20 summit, President Trump was asked by reporters whether he would confront Russian President Vladimir Putin about foreign interference in U.S. democracy. In hopes of finally putting the issue to rest, the president lightly addressed the issue face-to-face with the Russian leader, saying “don’t meddle in the election.”
The European Union is seeing a rise in asylum requests, most of which are coming from Latin American countries like Venezuela.