Gunmen blasted their way into a hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital on Tuesday, killing at least 15 people and sending workers diving under desks to escape an attack claimed by Somalia-based Islamist group al Shabaab.
It's been a confusing couple of weeks for U.S. allies in the Middle East.
"We don't listen to the council of defeatism," senior State Department advisor Brian Hook said in response to the notion that dislodging Iranian forces from Syria could prove impossible.
Ankara, which views the U.S.-backed Kurdish militias in Syria as terrorists, has already amassed thousands of Turkish troops along its border with Syria, seriously challenging Washington's position.
"We cannot accept Bolton's messages given from Israel," the Turkish president says, adding that Bolton made a "serious mistake."
U.S. President Donald Trump has "shaken up" the traditional narrative, but what the country continues to do in the Middle East shows that it remains committed to its "primary objectives" in the region, says Emily Hawthorne of Stratfor.
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Friday that CBP stopped nearly 4,000 known or suspected terrorists from crossing the southern border in fiscal year 2018.
John Bolton described the stipulation as President Donald Trump's position, responding to numerous questions over Washington's support for its Kurdish partners.
UK POLICE SAYS TREATING STABBING ATTACK AT MANCHESTER VICTORIA STATION AS TERRORIST INVESTIGATION.
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Thursday asked an appellate court to overturn his conviction and death penalty sentence for helping carry out the 2013 attack, which killed three people and wounded more than 260 others.
No one immediately claimed the attack, but the Taliban and a local Islamic State affiliate have carried out a relentless wave of assaults on government targets in recent years.
Turkey's foreign minister said Tuesday the U.S. had agreed to complete its previously established "roadmap" to remove all Kurdish militia fighters from the Northern Syrian town of Manbij before U.S. forces clear out.
Just days before submitting his resignation as U.S. special envoy, Brett McGurk said almost all physical territory has been taken away from ISIS, but this will not be the end of the caliphate.
Just days before submitting his resignation, former U.S. special envoy Brett McGurk told CNBC in an exclusive interview that putting an end to ISIS will be a long-term, multiyear effort.
The dramatic policy turnaround has alarmed Trump allies and opponents alike, who fear it will backfire on America's counterterror goals and diminish its influence on the ground.
"I'll have to say if Trump withdraws from Syria and they do come back, like I think they will, he'll be one of the reasons they came back," Graham says.
Numerous Republican lawmakers reacted harshly to reports of the withdrawal, decrying the decision as a grave mistake that could even restore ISIS's strength.
Erdogan's focus on the Kurds as a primary threat has complicated Washington's plans in Syria, which include relying on YPG fighters to push out the Islamic State.
Turkey still hasn't received actionable information on the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, its foreign minster Mevlut Cavusoglu told CNBC Sunday.
Zoobia Shahnaz, a 27-year-old resident of Brentwood, Long Island, admitting wiring more than $150,000 to individuals and shell entities that were fronts for ISIS in Pakistan, China and Turkey in 2017.