News Roundup 9/9/19

by | Sep 9, 2019

News Roundup 9/9/19

by | Sep 9, 2019

US News

  • The Philadelphia District Attorney has exonerated nine people in 19 months. [Link]

Russia

  • Ukraine and Russia swap dozens of prisoners. [Link]

Afghanistan 

  • The Taliban kidnapped six journalists. [Link]
  • Trump says he canceled planned talks with the Taliban because of a Taliban attack in Kabul that killed an American soldier. [Link]
  • Pompeo said the US would continue to support the Afghan government and pressure the Taliban. Pompeo said peace talks are dead for now. [Link]

Iran

  • The US offered an Iranian ship captain millions of dollars to turn his ship over to the US. [Link]
  • Iran said an Iranian ship, formally detained by Gibraltar, has sold its cargo. [Link]
  • Iran seized a ship in the Persian Gulf accused of smuggling fuel. [Link] 

Middle East

  • Israeli snipers killed two Palestinian children during protests. [Link]
  • Four people were killed in Iraq on Saturday. [Link]
  • Syria condemns joint patrols by US and Turkish forces along a safe zone in northern Syria. [Link]
  • Saudi Arabia and the UAE issued a joint statement calling for a ceasefire in southern Yemen. [Link]

Burkina Faso

  • Twenty-nine people were killed in two attacks in Burkina Faso. [Link]

About Kyle Anzalone

Kyle Anzalone is news editor of the Libertarian Institute, assistant editor of Antiwar.com and co-host of Conflicts of Interest with Will Porter.

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