Thursday, 17 August, 2017

Trump spoke by phone with Saudi King Salman

Jeannie Matthews | 10 April, 2017, 02:38

World leaders and countries across the world were quick to react to the news that the United States (US) had fired almost 60 Tomahawk missiles at a military air field in Syria, the first direct military action Washington has taken against Syrian government forces in the six-year-old conflict.

Iranian president Hassan Rouhani called for the formation of an worldwide fact-finding committee to investigate the chemical weapons attack.

He had planned to travel to Russia Monday on a trip meant to start a fresh dialogue with Moscow.

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson plans meet with G-7 foreign ministers in Europe next week before going on to Moscow.

The Deputy Crown Prince explained that this ambitious project comes within the framework of plans to support Vision 2030 by creating quality and distinctive investments within the Kingdom that serve the country and the citizens. The groups Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently and Sound and Picture reported that the attack killed a woman and her six children.

Tigers top Red Sox 6-5 after wild 8th inning
Tyler Collins , who started Friday in right, misjudged a flyball in the seventh for an error - but he also had two hits. Righty Joe Kelly walked James McCann to load the bases before losing Jones on a full-count pitch.

Activists and state media said a separate airstrike by the USA -led coalition on the northern IS-held village of Hneida killed at least 14 civilians, including children.

The King of Saudi Arabia praised President Trump for conducting airstrikes on the Syrian regime, the White House said Saturday.

"A responsible source at the foreign ministry expressed the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's full support for the American military operations on military targets in Syria, which came as a response to the Syrian regime's use of chemical weapons against innocent civilians", a statement carried by state news agency SPA said.

The city, which is claimed to be the first of its kind in the world, will cover an area of 334 sq km, including a major safari area, a Saudi Press Agency report said.

Iran with Russian Federation is the closest ally of the regime of President Bashar al-Assad and has provided money, weapons, military advisers and trainers, as well as volunteer militiamen to support it in the six-year civil war. The Sunni rulers of Saudi Arabia are in a power struggle for regional dominance with Iran's Shiite government and view Tehran's support of Assad as a threat to the region.

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