Iraqi-Turkish Split Points to Distrust Among Mosul Forces
Days into battle for Islamic State-held city of Mosul, fault-line widens between Iraq and Turkey
Turkmenistan Sets Presidential Election for 2017
Turkmenistan's parliament has set the date for a presidential election in which opposition parties can field candidates for the first time
Turkey's President Tells Iraqi Leader to 'Know His Place'
Turkey president says his country can't be excluded from a possible operation to recapture the Iraqi city of Mosul, telling Iraq's leader to "know his place."
Over 90% of People in the World Live With Air Pollution Above WHO Limit
Over 90 percent of the world's population lives in areas with levels of air pollution that exceed the World Health Organization 's limits, the group said today in what the WHO described as its most detailed report on global outdoor air pollution ever published. While the WHO’s standards for air
House Leader Nancy Pelosi Addresses the Democratic National Convention
Standing with the Democratic Women on the House, she declared "when women succeed, American succeeds."
US-Led Coalition Hitting ISIS 'Harder Than Ever,' Obama Says
Obama added that his administration continually reassesses its strategy to fight ISIS, not only against trained extremists on the battlefields of Syria and Iraq, but also in the U.S. homeland against radicalized followers.
Inside the Russian Pilot Rescue Operation
The Russian Defense Ministry released details today about the 12-hour operation its military conducted to rescue a fighter pilot shot down by Turkish forces inside Syria yesterday. According to a timeline released by Lt. Gen. Sergei Rudskoy, the attack on the Russian warplane came at 10:24 a.m.
Vladimir Putin Calls Turkish Attack on Russian Fighter Plane a 'Stab in the Back
Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused Turkey of a “stab in the back” and warned of “serious consequences” after Turkish military jets today shot down a Russian fighter plane close to the border between Syria and Turkey. The Russian Su-24 jet was hit by rockets fired from Turkish F16s as it
Who Are the Turkmen ?
The downing of a Russian fighter plane Tuesday near the border between Syria and Turkey has thrust the Turkmen into the international spotlight. One of the Russian pilots plummeted on to land claimed by Syria’s Turkmen. The plane was hit by Turkish F16s while it was conducting airstrikes on