{FD} US: DNA test confirms top Filipino terror suspect is dead

The U.S. government says DNA tests have confirmed the killing of one of the FBI's most-wanted terror suspects who the Philippine military reported was killed by Filipino troops in a final battle to quell an Islamic State group-linked siege in southern Marawi city.

{FD} Tillerson’s Mideast aim is a Saudi-Iraqi axis against Iran

As U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits the Middle East this weekend, he'll hope to achieve something that has eluded top American diplomats for a generation: sealing a new alliance between Saudi Arabia and Iraq that would shut the doors of the Arab world to neighboring Iran.