Faten Ali Nahar's candidacy makes her the first female to make a bid for the country's top job, but the largely symbolic election is certain to be won by President Bashar Assad.
By Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press
The United States is urging the divided U.N. Security Council to stop making humanitarian aid to Syria a political issue and open more border crossings to get desperately needed food and other help to 13.4 million people in need.
By Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press
For the past decade, Syria has been engaged in a bitter civil war with no end in sight. The conflict has forced hundreds of thousands of Syrians to flee their home country, seeking refuge in towns across the border. On…
By Leila Molana-Allen
President Joe Biden on Friday signaled support to replace decades-old authorizations for the use of military force in the Middle East.
By Aamer Madhani, Associated Press
In his first speech as secretary of state, Antony Blinken on Wednesday unveiled the Biden administration's top foreign policy priorities, including containing COVID and putting Americans first. Judy Woodruff spoke with Blinken about those topics as well as vaccine diplomacy,…
In our news wrap Friday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is nearing approval of a third COVID vaccine made by Johnson & Johnson for emergency use as COVID cases begin rising. Also, more than 300 girls are missing in…
By Nick Schifrin, Ali Rogin
The last 24 hours have seen two major foreign policy developments. Overnight, the Biden administration launched its first known airstrike of Iranian-backed militias in Syria, and Friday, the U.S. intelligence community released a damning report tying Saudi Arabia's crown prince…
By Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Lolita C. Baldor, Robert Burns, Associated Press
The Pentagon said the strikes were retaliation for a rocket attack in Iraq earlier this month that killed one civilian contractor and wounded a U.S. service member and other coalition troops.
By Robert Burns, Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
The U.S. was retaliating for a rocket attack earlier this month that killed one civilian contractor and wounded a U.S. service member and other coalition troops.
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