The U.S. military on Saturday said it had carried out its deadliest airstrike in Somalia in months, killing 52 al-Shabab extremists after a "large group" mounted an attack on Somali forces.
President Donald Trump on Saturday traveled to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware for a ceremony honoring the four Americans killed in a suicide bombing in Syria this week.
President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday the death of four Americans in Syria this week showed that the battle against Islamic State militants would continue and he vowed that France would keep its troops in the region this year.
Wednesday's attack on U.S. forces in Syria has stoked fresh criticism over President Donald Trump's claim that the Islamic State has been defeated and has renewed debate over his decision to withdraw all troops from the war-torn country.
It's been a confusing couple of weeks for U.S. allies in the Middle East.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that a rift between Qatar and its Gulf Arab neighbors had gone on for too long and was threatening regional unity.
PARIS, Jan 13- French media and reporters' organisations on Sunday denounced attacks on journalists by "yellow vest" anti-government protesters and called for better protection after a series of incidents this weekend. Paris police fired water cannon and tear gas to push back demonstrators from around the Arc de Triomphe monument on Saturday, in the ninth...
"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.
The U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State has begun the process of withdrawing from Syria, its spokesman said on Friday.
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.
BOGOTA, Jan 9- Colombian state-run oil company Ecopetrol said on Wednesday there were two bomb attacks overnight on the Cano Limon pipeline in western Antioquia province, four days after a similar attack halted pumping. Although Ecopetrol did not name the group responsible, military officials say bombings are usually carried out by leftist rebels of the...
"We cannot accept Bolton's messages given from Israel," the Turkish president says, adding that Bolton made a "serious mistake."
John Bolton described the stipulation as President Donald Trump's position, responding to numerous questions over Washington's support for its Kurdish partners.
The U.S. Strategic Command, which oversees America's nuclear and missile arsenal, boasted that it's ready if ever needed "to drop something much, much bigger" than the Times Square ball.
UK POLICE SAYS TREATING STABBING ATTACK AT MANCHESTER VICTORIA STATION AS TERRORIST INVESTIGATION.
"A disagreement over how to conduct the meeting led to the meeting being replaced by a telephone conversation," the statement from the Iraqi PM's office said.
This is the first time Trump has visited U.S. troops in a war zone since becoming president.
President Donald Trump tweeted that Saudi Arabia has agreed to put up the "necessary money" to help rebuild Syria. A Saudi embassy official in Washington said the kingdom has not made a major new financial pledge since August.
The hypersonic glide vehicle, dubbed Avangard, is expected to enter Russia's arsenal by 2020, according to sources with direct knowledge of a U.S. intelligence assessment.
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.