The U.S. attack — the largest targeting an Iraqi state-sanctioned militia in recent years — and the calls for retaliation, represent a new escalation in the proxy war between the U.S. and Iran playing out in the Middle East.
By Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press
Tensions are high in the Middle East as Iran and Israel exchange fire over Syrian skies. It started Friday night, when Israel shot down an Iranian drone that entered the Israeli airspace from a Syria. Then Syria shot down an…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Friday, the Supreme Court has agreed to hear its first case on transgender rights, which involves a transgender teen in Virginia who was barred from using the boys' bathroom at a high school. Also, the secretary…
By PBS NewsHour
When President Barack Obama was asked at a news conference about an increase in the number of people targeted in drone strikes against extremists in Libya, Syria, Somalia and elsewhere, he acknowledged civilian deaths.
By Associated Press
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- U.S. and coalition airstrikes killed 10 Islamic State leaders over the past month, including several linked to the Paris attacks or other plots against the West, a U.S. military official in Iraq said Tuesday.
France launched a “massive” air strike on an Islamic State stronghold in Syria on Sunday, the first military response since the attacks in Paris on Friday that killed as many as 129 people.
Bombs and airstrikes were on the uptick in Damascus and its surrounding suburbs as rebel fighters and government troops clashed in attempts to take control of Syria's capital. Ray Suarez reports on the latest advances in the country's nearly two-year…
As tactics to win Syria become vicious between opposition forces and the Syrian regime's military, war crimes are commonplace. But United Nations investigators report Islamist militants may be pushing anti-government fighters to radical extremes. French photojournalist Mani and Independent Television…
'Grim Routine' Sets in For Rebel Opposition As Aleppo Battle Reaches Three Weeks…
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