“The rapid turn in decision-making is something that is new and is actually causing us to act with great efficiency and seizing some key opportunities,” U.S. special envoy Brett McGurk said on Monday's PBS NewsHour.
By Vivian Salama and Richard Lardner, Associated Press
Dealt a striking congressional rebuke, Donald Trump grudgingly signed what he called a "seriously flawed" package of sanctions against Russia, bowing for the moment to resistance from both parties to his push for warmer ties with Moscow.
By PBS NewsHour
Starting with the Arab Spring and fight against Syria’s Assad regime, through the brutal takeover by the Islamic State, a group of citizen journalists has been documenting life inside Raqqa under deadly circumstances. A new documentary tells their story. Matthew…
By PBS NewsHour
A covert CIA program created under the Obama administration to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels to put pressure on the Assad regime will soon end, The Washington Post first reported Wednesday. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Faysal Itani of the…
By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press
A federal judge in Hawaii has further weakened the travel ban by vastly expanding the list of family relationships with U.S. citizens that visa applicants can use to get into the U.S.
By Homer Venters, STAT
The unrelenting attacks on health facilities, workers, and resources in Syria and Yemen have created public health catastrophes that put millions of children at risk for death and illness.
President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin held their first face-to-face meeting since Mr. Trump took office on Friday during the G20 summit, discussing Syria and North Korea, as well as Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Judy Woodruff…
British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon said that unlike previous calls to disarm, the cease-fire deal announced Friday by the U.S., Russia and Jordan in southwestern Syria "is welcome, but it's got to be enforced, it’s got to be an actual…
By Associated Press
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the agreement with Russia on a ceasefire in Syria is "our first indication of the U.S. and Russia being able to work together" there.
By Omar Etman
A suicide car bomber killed at least 21 people on Sunday in a rare attack on Damascus, the seat of power for President Bashar Assad.
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