Ocasio-Cortez, Rand Paul join on withdrawing US from Syria

Politics 04/03/19, 11:24

He's a libertarian-leaning Republican. She's the popular House freshman of the liberal Democratic vanguard. Yet in this time of polarized politics, Sen. Rand Paul and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have found common ground on Syria. She is among a dozen lawmakers signing on to a letter Paul has written supporting President Donald Trump's ...

Arab nations inch toward rehabilitating Syria’s Assad

World 01/13/19, 07:20

He has survived eight years of war and billions of dollars in money and weapons aimed at toppling him. Now Syrian President Bashar Assad is poised to be readmitted to the fold of Arab nations, a feat once deemed unthinkable as he forcefully crushed the uprising against his family's rule. Gulf ...

Pompeo takes US anti-Iran message to Gulf Arab states

World 01/11/19, 02:41

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is bringing the Trump administration's anti-Iran message to Gulf Arab states as he continues a nine-nation tour of the Middle East. Pompeo travels on Friday to Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates where he'll be calling for increasing pressure on Iran and pushing for unity ...

Trump aide trying to allay Israeli concerns on Syria pullout

Politics 01/05/19, 11:48

The White House has sent national security adviser John Bolton on a mission to allay Israel's concerns about President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria. The pullout announced before Christmas was initially expected to be completed within weeks, but the timetable has slowed as the president acceded to ...

Nearly 30 people killed in Brazen attack in Kabul

World 12/24/18, 16:43

A suicide bomber and extremists armed with assault rifles and explosives attacked a government building in the Afghan capital in an eight-hour-long siege that left 29 people dead and more than 20 wounded, authorities said. It ended when the three gunmen were killed. The toll could rise as police continue to ...

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