How Trump's Middle East trip may have alienated a key counterterror ally
President Trump said Thursday that his first trip overseas has given him “renewed hope that nations of many faiths can unite to defeat terrorism , a common threat to all of humanity.” But his time in the Middle East may have done more to deepen one of the region's main religious divides and
AP Exclusive: Outgoing WHO head practiced art of appeasement
AP Exclusive: Outgoing WHO head practiced art of appeasement in health-challenged countries
As Iran votes, 4.1 magnitude earthquake hits northern region
Iran struck by 4.1 magnitude earthquake in mountainous northern area as country holds presidential election
Sunnis seek greater say in post-IS Iraq but face resistance
Iraq's Sunni minority is pushing for a greater say in power once the Islamic State group is defeated, reflecting a growing sentiment that the country's government must be more inclusive to prevent extremism from gaining ground once again
Magnitude 5.7 earthquake in northeast Iran leaves 3 dead
Magnitude 5.7 earthquake strikes northern Iran, killing 3 and injuring some 200
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