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Posts Tagged: US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis

January 1, 2019 9:34 am
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As Mattis Exits, He Tells US Military to Keep ‘Faith in Our Country’

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis gave his farewell message to the US armed forces on Monday, telling them to "keep the faith in our country" and...

December 24, 2018 10:52 am
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Trump, Annoyed by Resignation Letter, Pushes Out Mattis Early

US President Donald Trump on Sunday said he was replacing Defense Secretary Jim Mattis two months earlier than had been expected, a move officials said...

December 21, 2018 10:32 am
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US Air Campaign Against Islamic State in Syria Likely to End

The United States will likely end its air campaign against Islamic State in Syria when it pulls out troops, US officials said on Thursday, as President...

November 29, 2018 10:34 am
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US Cabinet Members Defend Close Saudi Ties, Lawmakers Unconvinced

Two senior US Cabinet members urged senators on Wednesday not to downgrade ties with Saudi Arabia over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but lawmakers from...

October 28, 2018 11:02 am
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In Talks With Saudi Minister, Mattis Calls for Transparent Investigation in Khashoggi Killing

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Sunday that he had met Saudi Arabia's foreign minister and called for a transparent investigation into the killing...

October 16, 2018 9:53 am
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Trump Tells Mattis He Is 100 Percent Behind Him After ‘Democrat’ Jab

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said President Donald Trump has reassured him of his full support after the Republican president described his Pentagon chief as...

September 5, 2018 10:07 am
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US Defense Chief Says ‘Zero Intelligence’ That Rebels in Syria’s Idlib Have Chemical Weapons Capability

There was "zero intelligence" of chemical weapons capabilities possessed by groups opposing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the province of Idlib, US Defense Secretary Jim...

September 4, 2018 10:14 am
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US, India to Discuss Sale of Drones, Exchange of Satellite Data

The United States and India will seek to finalize a number of defense agreements during high-level talks this week that aim to draw their two...

July 28, 2018 10:00 am
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Mattis: US Not Pursuing Regime Change, Collapse in Iran

The United States has not instituted a policy of regime change or collapse in Iran, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Friday, saying the goal...

April 27, 2018 9:58 am
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Mattis Expects ‘Re-Energized’ Effort Against Islamic State in Syria

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Thursday that he expected a "re-energized" effort against Islamic State militants in eastern Syria in the coming days. "You'll...

March 16, 2018 10:21 am
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US Accuses Iran of Trying to Influence Iraq’s Election

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis accused Iran on Thursday of "mucking around" in Iraq's May parliamentary election, in which Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is seeking another...

February 4, 2018 6:41 pm
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Syria Denies US Claims It Used Chemical Weapons Used Against Rebel-Held Areas

The Syrian foreign ministry denied on Saturday US allegations it had used chemical weapons against rebel-held Eastern Ghouta enclave near Damascus, saying the accusations were...

Features

A Jewish, Cancer-Surviving Comedian Is Up for an Adult-Themed Award

When Eitan Levine went to see the hit show Hamilton, he never imagined...

Meet the Two Most Optimistic People in the Entire Middle East

“You are sitting here, probably, with the two most optimistic people probably in the entire Middle East,” says Sami Saadi,...

Places to Visit in Israel If You Really Want to Learn Its History

Are you or a family member traveling to Israel in 2019? Are you looking for something more than the average...

World

New EU Poll Highlights Significant ‘Perception Gap’ Between Eur...

A new EU survey released on Tuesday showed that two-thirds of Europeans do not believe there has been a significant increase in...

Israel

Israeli UN Envoy Reveals: Iran Spends $7 Billion Annually on Terror Activit...

Israeli UN Ambassador Danny Danon revealed to the Security Council on Tuesday details of Iran’s terror activities throughout the Middle...

Middle East

Humanitarian Aid for Syrian Refugees Threatened as Assad Regime Revokes Vis...

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad has revoked special visas for European Union diplomats and officials traveling regularly between Beirut and Damascus,...

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