Russia, Iran urge dialogue between Afghanistan, Taliban

Russian President Vladimir Putin, after meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the Kremlin, urged a direct negotiation between the Afghan government and the...

U.S. ends hunt for Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony

American special operations forces tasked with hunting down infamous Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony have been ordered to stand down, ending the six-year U.S. mission...

Gen. Joseph Votel: Rigorous rules of engagement remain unchanged for U.S. forces in Iraq,...

The rigorous rules of engagement under which U.S. forces battling Islamic State in Iraq and Syria operate remain unchanged, despite claims that subtle changes...

Arab summit to endorse Palestinian positions with eye on U.S.

DEAD SEA, Jordan (AP) — Arab leaders held their annual summit on Wednesday, poised to endorse key Palestinian positions in the conflict with Israel...

U.S. commanders: New rules not to blame for civilian deaths in Iraq

New rules of engagement governing U.S. airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria played no role in the surge of civilian casualties...

Japan’s ruling party wants capability to attack enemy bases

Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party does not want Tokyo to shy away from dealing with North Korea's nuclear and missile provocations. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's...

Trump backs off Muslim Brotherhood’s designation as terrorist organization

President Trump has for the time being put on the back burner an executive order designating the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization, according to...

Syrian militia captures Tabqa airbase from Islamic State

The Syrian Democratic Forces captured the Tabqa airbase in their offensive against the Islamic State to ultimately free the city of Raqqa. The U.S.-backed Syrian...

South Korean prosecutors push to arrest of Park Geun-hye: Reports

SEOUL, South Korea — Media reports say that South Korean prosecutors have decided to ask a court issue a warrant to arrest former President...

Iran’s Rouhani to meet with Putin in Moscow next week

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will lead an Iranian delegation to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a two-day summit in Moscow starting Monday. Mr....