Articles by Tom O'Connor

Defense and International Conflicts Reporter at Newsweek, formerly International Business Times, The Daily Star (Lebanon) and Staten Island Advance.


Malaysia Foils Saudi King Assassination Plog

Malaysia's police chief told reporters authorities detained seven suspects inspired by the Islamic State group and foreign rebels attempting to kill Saudi Arabia's King Salman.

EU Votes To Limit US Visa Access

The E.U. Parliament voted to restrict visa-free access to its 28 member states for all U.S. citizens until Washington granted the same status to five eastern European countries and Cyprus.

UAE Begin War Drills Amid Middle East Tension

The United Arab Emirates hosted a rare, dramatic display of its military forces in front of a crowd of onlookers as relations between Gulf Arab countries and Iran remained tense.


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Gap Inc. Closes More Stores

Gap closed 40 stores on Sunday, adding to the list of global stores that have been closed by the apparel retailer.