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Protestors rally at Capitol in support of Palestinians in Israel-Gaza conflict

About a hundred protesters gathered at the state Capitol on Saturday to rally in support of Palestine in the Israel-Gaza conflict. “The Capitol is seen as a very important place therefore we want to have the event here to signify how important…
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Israeli defense chief Benny Gantz visits U.S. for support against Iran

Israeli defense minister Benny Gantz returned to Jerusalem on Friday after a quick trip to the United States to meet with officials about threats posed by “Iran’s aggressive behavior in the Middle East.” Gantz traveled to Washington,…
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Taliban claim overrunning 5 districts in Afghanistan

The Taliban on Saturday claimed to have overrun at least five districts in various parts of war-ravaged Afghanistan amid escalating violence. The group’s spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahed, stated in a series of tweets that the Taliban seized…
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US special envoy Khalilzad travels to Afghanistan, Qatar

A US delegation led by Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad on Friday departed for travel to Kabul, Doha and the region. It comprised Khalilzad, a US inter-agency delegation, including the National…
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Iraq, US hold talks on withdrawal of combat troops

Iraqi and American military commanders met on Saturday in Baghdad, their first meeting for technical talks about implementing commitments made as part of their strategic dialogue in April when the United States agreed to withdraw all combat…