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Erdogan Warns Russia Risks Split With Turkey on Syria Attack

Erdogan Warns Russia Risks Split With Turkey on Syria Attack

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan voiced rare recent criticism of Russia for its conduct in Syria, saying his “patience is running out” over the ongoing bombing of opposition Islamist forces in
The Five Big Flashpoints in Boris Johnson’s Battle With Brussels

The Five Big Flashpoints in Boris Johnson’s Battle With Brussels

When the U.K. rescued Flybe two weeks ago, alarm bells rang not only at the regional airline’s rivals but also atop the European Union.
Jihadist Raid on Burkina Faso Village Market Kills 39 People

Jihadist Raid on Burkina Faso Village Market Kills 39 People

Burkina Faso said 39 people were killed in an attack by Islamist militants on the northern village of Silgadji that appears to mark a shift from raids on mainly military targets to the execution of
Trump Says Jerusalem Will Remain Israel's 'Undivided Capital'

Trump Says Jerusalem Will Remain Israel's 'Undivided Capital'

President Donald Trump speaks at a joint news conference in Washington with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about his administration's Middle East peace plan. (Source: Bloomberg)
Israel to Reinforce Jordan Valley Troops Ahead of Trump Plan

Israel to Reinforce Jordan Valley Troops Ahead of Trump Plan

Israel’s military said it would deploy additional troops in the West Bank’s Jordan Valley, hours ahead of the planned unveiling of U.S. President Donald Trump’s peace plan.
Erdogan Warns Russian Mercenaries in Libya Paid by Abu Dhabi

Erdogan Warns Russian Mercenaries in Libya Paid by Abu Dhabi

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lobbed a rare direct rebuke at the rulers of Abu Dhabi over their backing of Khalifa Haftar and the Russian mercenaries fighting on his behalf in Libya.
Five Million Children at Risk From Sahel Violence, Unicef Says

Five Million Children at Risk From Sahel Violence, Unicef Says

A surge in militant violence in Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger has left as many as 5 million children needing humanitarian assistance this year as access to education, health care and drinking water
EU’s Top Diplomat Cites ‘Quite Worrying’ Violence in Libya

EU’s Top Diplomat Cites ‘Quite Worrying’ Violence in Libya

Europe’s top diplomat warned of renewed violence in Libya recently and said international powers must put pressure on the warring parties to end the conflict.
Germany Urged to Fight Anti-Semitism to Avoid Jewish Exodus

Germany Urged to Fight Anti-Semitism to Avoid Jewish Exodus

Germany's foreign minister is calling for strengthened efforts against anti-Semitism to ward off the possibility that many Jews decide to leave the country.
Libya’s Fragile Truce Clouded Further by Fresh Assaults

Libya’s Fragile Truce Clouded Further by Fresh Assaults

Libya’s internationally recognized government said Sunday that repeated attacks by rival commander Khalifa Haftar have rendered a fragile truce all but meaningless, as the United Nations warned that

Yemen Envoy Sees Path to End World’s Worst Humanitarian Disaster

Yemen’s government wants to resume direct peace talks with Iranian-backed Houthi rebels to end a brutal five-year conflict, but getting the insurgents back to the negotiating table will require both
German Defense Chief Warns Islamic State Could Resume ‘Terror’

German Defense Chief Warns Islamic State Could Resume ‘Terror’

Germany’s defense minister warned that Islamic State fighters could return in force in the Middle East if an international coalition is unable to continue its work against the militant organization.
Iran Says Drone Used in Soleimani Strike Came From Kuwait

Iran Says Drone Used in Soleimani Strike Came From Kuwait

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said the U.S. drone used to kill a top Iranian general in Baghdad took off from a military base in Kuwait, the semi-official Fars news agency reported, citing
Merkel, Mnuchin Diverge on Generation Thunberg: Davos Update

Merkel, Mnuchin Diverge on Generation Thunberg: Davos Update

The rich and powerful are in Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum’s 50th annual meeting, and the gathering is being closely watched to see how the global elite aims to tackle problems they
Saudi Prince Linked by UN Duo to Bezos Hack, Bid to Muzzle Post

Saudi Prince Linked by UN Duo to Bezos Hack, Bid to Muzzle Post

United Nations experts accused the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of possible involvement in hacking Jeff Bezos’s phone in an effort to “influence, if not silence” reporting on Saudi Arabia by
Victim’s dad becomes unlikely friends with father of terrorist who killed her at Bataclan

Victim’s dad becomes unlikely friends with father of terrorist who killed her at Bataclan

George Salines said he doesn't blame the father of his 28-year-old daughter's killer.
New Isis leader unmasked as man who led enslavement of Yazidi women

New Isis leader unmasked as man who led enslavement of Yazidi women

Amir Mohammed Abdul Rahman al-Mawli al-Salbi's identity was revealed by officials from two intelligence agencies.
Taliban Offer to Reduce Violence Won’t Aid Peace, Official Says

Taliban Offer to Reduce Violence Won’t Aid Peace, Official Says

The Taliban’s offer to reduce violence for several days ahead of fresh talks with the U.S. would not bring the war-torn nation any closer to peace when the majority of the country remained excluded
Israel Installs Technology to Detect Tunneling From Lebanon

Israel Installs Technology to Detect Tunneling From Lebanon

Israel is embedding new technology to detect militants tunneling into its territory from Lebanon, according to military spokesman Lieutenant-Colonel Jonathan Conricus.
Trump Says Soleimani Strike Followed General Saying ‘Bad Things’

Trump Says Soleimani Strike Followed General Saying ‘Bad Things’

President Donald Trump gave a new justification for killing Qassem Soleimani, telling a gathering of Republican donors that the top Iranian general was “saying bad things about our country.”