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US general says strategic ties with Qatar plays key role in terror fight

US general says strategic ties with Qatar plays key role in terror fight

The strategic partnership between Qatar and the US plays a key role in the fight against terrorism, General Kenneth McKenzie Jr, Commander of the US Central Command, has said.

US sends naval strike group to Middle East in 'message' to Iran

US sends naval strike group to Middle East in 'message' to Iran

The United States is sending an aircraft carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East in a "clear and unmistakable" message to Iran, National Security Advisor John Bolton said Sunday.

Chief of Staff in US Centcom Riyadh meet

Chief of Staff in US Centcom Riyadh meet

HE the Chief of Staff of the Qatar Armed Forces Major General (Pilot) Ghanim bin Shaheen al-Ghanim yesterday participated in a meeting of the US Central Command in the Saudi capital, Riyadh.

US General: No plan to leave vital Al Udeid airbase

US General: No plan to leave vital Al Udeid airbase

“We have no plans to depart (from) the airbase in Qatar and I am aware of some of these reports, I don’t know where they come from,” General Joseph L Votel said.

Qatar-US efforts to combat terrorism, strong ties stressed

Qatar-US efforts to combat terrorism, strong ties stressed

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani paid a visit to Al Udeid Air Base yesterday. During the visit, the Emir inspected the Qatari Emiri Air Force and the Combined Air Operations Center for the US Central Command.

Aubameyang’s hat-trick in Dortmund’s win

Aubameyang’s hat-trick in Dortmund’s win

Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang netted a hat-trick yesterday as Borussia Dortmund ran riot in a 5-1 home win over Augsburg to stay second in the Bundesliga.

Air strikes and combat kill 176 in Yemen, highest daily toll so far

Air strikes and combat kill 176 in Yemen, highest daily toll so far

Saudi-led coalition air strikes and clashes killed at least 176 fighters and civilians in Yemen on Monday ...

World’s oldest person celebrates 116th birthday in New York

World’s oldest person celebrates 116th birthday in New York

She was a teenager during World War I and her life spans three centuries. New Yorker Susannah Mushatt Jones yesterday celebrated her 116th birthday as the world’s oldest living person.

Five-run fifth inning dooms Indians in 5-3 loss to Pirates

Five-run fifth inning dooms Indians in 5-3 loss to Pirates

Everything was going so well for the Indians and then things turned very bad very quickly in a 5-3 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday.