U.S. cancels aid to Pakistan over inaction against militants

The U.S. military said it has made a final decision to cancel $300 million in aid to Pakistan that had been suspended over Islamabad’s perceived failure to take decisive action against militants, in a new blow to deteriorating ties. The so-called Coalition Support Funds were part of a broader suspension in aid to Pakistan announced… Read More U.S. cancels aid to Pakistan over inaction against militants

Kuwait’s Emir Sabah Al-Sabah to hold meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump on September 3

Kuwait’s ruler will travel to Washington on Monday and hold talks with U.S. President Donald Trump, the state news agency KUNA announced on Sunday. It was not immediately clear what the leaders would discuss, but Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah has led mediation efforts to resolve a year-long dispute between Gulf Arab neighbors after Saudi… Read More Kuwait’s Emir Sabah Al-Sabah to hold meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump on September 3