In our news wrap Tuesday, Syria denied U.S. claims that the regime is using a crematorium to incinerate corpses in order to conceal mass executions of thousands of prisoners. Also, North Korea has become the prime suspect in a global…
By Vivian Salama, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The presidents of the United States and Turkey vowed Tuesday to repair a relationship battered by years of disputes over Syria's civil war and its various fighting groups, even as they broached a new disagreement over U.S. plans…
As the Islamic State group faces serious losses in Syria and Iraq, some foreign fighters are returning home. Many come from Tunisia, which has a fragile democracy and very real security concerns. What fate do they face, and what does…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Monday, President Trump announced the White House is “moving rapidly” to replace former FBI director James Comey. At least eight candidates were interviewed over the weekend. Also, the United Nations is nearly doubling its appeal for…
By Josh Lederman and Vivian Salama, Associated Press
When Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visits the White House on Tuesday, the most he and President Donald Trump may be able to do is agree to disagree, and move on.
By Synclaire Cruel
Nearly 250 migrants may have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea since Friday, according to a preliminary report from the United Nations.
By Robert Burns, Associated Press and Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration announced Tuesday it will arm Syria's Kurdish fighters "as necessary" to recapture the key Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa, despite intense opposition from NATO ally Turkey, which sees the Kurds as terrorists.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis also said the plan poses many unanswered questions, including whether it would be effective.
By Zachary Laub, Council on Foreign Relations
Syria’s civil war has grown ever more complex in the six years since protesters first challenged the government. The Council on Foreign Relations describes the various warring factions.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Thursday, the Senate approved a $1.1 trillion spending bill in order to keep the government running through September. Also, there’s word the Trump administration is in talks with Iraq about prolonging U.S. military presence in the…
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