Pres. Duterte arrives in Saudi capital

RIYADH — President Rodrigo Duterte arrived Monday evening, April 10, for a state visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). Philippine Airlines PR001, carrying the President and his delegation, landed at 9:43 p.m. local time (2:43 a.m. Manila time) at the King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh. President Duterte was welcomed by Saudi officials … Read More

U.S. launches 50 missiles at Syria

WASHINGTON — The United States has launched 50 missiles at Syria to neutralize its chemical weapon arsenal, local media reported Thursday. The Tomahawk missiles were fired from two vessels in the Mediterranean Sea. The attack came days after reports of a chemical weapons attack emerged from the battleground in Syria, which the West said the … Read More

Trump condemns “horrific” chemical attack in Syria, signaling changed attitude toward al-Assad

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday condemned the “horrific” chemical attack in Syria, saying it cannot be tolerated. Speaking at a joint news conference in the White House with visiting King Abdullah II of Jordan, Trump blamed Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad for the Tuesday gas attack in northwestern Syria, in which … Read More