Saudi, Qatar ministers spar over Arab nations' demands
WASHINGTON Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Tuesday that there would be no negotiations over demands by the kingdom and other Arab states for Qatar to stop supporting terrorism.
GAO, Mali France's military operation in the North African region of the Sahel will remain in place until militants are eradicated, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday.
"The Barkhane operation will only stop when there is no more Islamist terrorism in the region," Macron told journalists while visiting French troops stationed in Mali.
Macron also said that he had spoken with Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika about regional security on Thursday by telephone.
(Reporting by Marine Pennetier; writing by Leigh Thomas, Editing by Adrian Croft)
WASHINGTON/MOSCOW A U.S. warning to Syria's leadership against staging a chemical weapons attack was based on intelligence about what appeared to be active preparations at a Syrian airfield used for such an attack in April, U.S. officials said on Tuesday.