In a joint statement, the leaders of Britain, Germany, Italy, France, Canada and the U.S. demanded that Syria's government address the humanitarian crisis by allowing United Nations aid in to eastern Aleppo. They said the U.N. should investigate reports of…
By Bradley Klapper, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — With Syria’s Russian-backed military appearing close to seizing total control of Aleppo, U.S. officials concede they have little to no chance of securing a diplomatic breakthrough to halt the 5½-year civil war in President Barack Obama’s last weeks…
Tired of waiting for the international community to help refugees rebuild their lives, Mohammed Badran decided to take action for Syrian refugees who were "stateless and stuck," just like himself.
By Dan Cooney and Kristen Doerer
President-elect Donald Trump disavowed the alt-right in an on-the-record interview with the New York Times on Tuesday. He also responded to questions about the possibility of prosecuting Hillary Clinton, his commitment to the First Amendment, his plans for Syria, and…
By Associated Press
The former U.S. ambassador to Russia said Friday that he has been banned from traveling there in a tit-for-tat response to U.S. visa bans for senior Russian officials.
By Larisa Epatko
We asked a number of analysts for their thoughts on the future of U.S. foreign policy under a Donald Trump presidency.
By PBS NewsHour
As the Iraqi military continues its push into the Islamic State-stronghold of Mosul, how are the disparate forces who make up the coalition working together, and how does Iraq plan to stabilize the city and prevent ethnic tensions? Special presidential…
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
Iraq's battle to reclaim Mosul from the Islamic State group is progressing despite "stiff" resistance from resilient and creative fighters, but a coming offensive to oust them from their main Syria stronghold at Raqqa poses tougher political challenges, the U.S.
By PBS NewsHour
In 2012, activist Saleh Hawa, who lead demonstrations against President Bashar al-Assad’s regime, had confidence in the Syrian opposition's prospects. Four years later, none of his hopes and all of his fears have been realized. He believed the U.S. would…
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
The U.S. has pushed for Iraq to let Turkey play a role in the battle to retake Mosul from the Islamic State group, but met stiff resistance.
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