Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited Washington Wednesday, prompting protests by Kurdish Americans and others outside the White House. Erdogan received a warm welcome from President Trump, but some Republicans in the Senate expressed concern about the friendly treatment only…
President Donald Trump says Turkey’s purchase of Russian air defense system creates “serious challenges,” but he says he hopes they can be resolved.
By Deb Riechmann, Associated Press
Erdogan and Trump have a difficult agenda Wednesday that includes Turkey’s decision to buy a Russian air defense system and its attack on U.S.-allied Kurdish forces in northern Syria.
In our news wrap Monday, the UN’s nuclear watchdog raised new concerns about Iran’s violations of its 2015 nuclear deal. Inspectors discovered manmade uranium particles that Tehran hadn’t previously declared. Also, Turkey has begun sending captured foreign members of the…
By Suzan Fraser, Associated Press
Several European countries, including Britain, have stripped IS fighters of their nationalities, to prevent their return.
By Associated Press
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says about 500 or 600 U.S. troops will remain in Syria to counter Islamic State fighters.
By Associated Press
A car bomb in northern Syria killed at least eight civilians and wounded 20 others Sunday in a town near the border with Turkey, Turkey's Defense Ministry said.
In our news wrap Friday, a new book by an anonymous administration official claims senior officials considered resigning last year in protest of an unfit president with "trouble synthesizing information.” The White House has dismissed the book as lies. Also,…
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
In an internal memo, the top American diplomat in northern Syria takes the Trump administration to task for not doing more to prevent Turkey's invasion or protect the Kurds.
By Hope Yen, Calvin Woodward, Associated Press
In recent days, President Trump related details from Syria that the Pentagon and diplomats contradicted, when the stock market went up he took credit, and when it went down he blamed the impeachment inquiry despite scant evidence the market cares.
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