Libya: U.N. freezes assets, puts 6 human traffickers on a travel ban

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council on Thursday sanctioned six people for involvement in human trafficking and smuggling of migrants in Libya after Russia lifted a hold it had set on the request for action against the individuals. The Netherlands, backed by France, Germany, Britain and the United

France says it convinced Trump to keep troops in Syria

By Middle East Affairs French President Emmanuel Macron said Sunday he convinced U.S. President Donald Trump to keep United States forces in Syria, Haaretz reported. "We convinced him it was necessary to remain there," Macron said in telephone calls Saturday before France carried out joint air strikes in Syria with the United