Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu slammed the United States’ Syria strategy and Middle East peace plan, saying Wednesday that one was underdeveloped and the other might not exist. “It seems that there is no clear…
By Ali Rogin
Erdogan's conservative and Islamic-based party lost its decades-old stronghold of Ankara to the opposition and is trailing in the tight race for Istanbul.
By Associated Press
After nearly five years of fighting in Iraq and Syria, the Trump administration signaled Friday that ISIS no longer controls any territory in Iraq or Syria. But despite a brutal bombardment, the final holdouts in Baghouz refuse to surrender. Special…
A U.S. withdrawal from Syria that has not been thought through would lead to “chaos” and “an Iraq on steroids,” Sen. Lindsey Graham warned Saturday, urging President Donald Trump not to get out without a plan.
By Associated Press
New York Knicks center Enes Kanter is foregoing a team trip to London due to safety concerns. An outspoken critic of Turkey's president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Kanter fears retaliation from associates of Erdogan, and that he might be detained or…
In our Monday news wrap, federal court rulings blocked employers nationwide from refusing to provide no-cost birth control. Trump administration rules allowing employers to opt out of the coverage would have taken effect today. Also, the government of Turkey complained…
In our news wrap Tuesday, a court filing in the Russia probe said prosecutors believe former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort gave polling data to a Russian associate, suggesting Russia could have used the information in its election-meddling effort. Also,…
By Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
The killing of Khashoggi, who wrote columns critical of Prince Mohammed, has strained the decades-long ties the kingdom enjoys with the United States. It also has added to a renewed international push to end the Saudi-led war in Yemen.
By Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press
Since the U.S. announcement, forces have been building up around Manbij and further east, ushering in new alliances and raising the chances for friction.
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