Once A Child Bride, Syrian Refugee Is Now Sole Provider

BEIRUT (AP) — For the first few weeks of her job recycling garbage, Haela Kalawi often went home crying. It

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Syrian Kurds Begin Campaign To Oust Islamic State From Raqqa

BEIRUT (AP) — Kurdish-led Syrian forces began an offensive Sunday to liberate the Islamic State group’s de facto capital of

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Jordanian Writer Gunned Down Outside Courthouse

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A prominent and outspoken Jordanian writer on Sunday was shot dead in front of the courthouse

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Kerry Admits Diplomacy At Impasse As Syrian Truce Collapses

NEW YORK (AP) — The United States and Russia ended any pretenses Thursday of their cease-fire for Syria remaining in

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US Says It May Have Struck Syrian Troops While Targeting IS

BEIRUT (AP) — The U.S. military said it may have unintentionally struck Syrian troops while carrying out a raid against

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External Attacks Rise As Islamic State Fortunes Fall

BEIRUT (AP) — International terror attacks seemingly inspired by the Islamic State group are increasing as its fortunes fall in

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In Its First Week, Syria Truce Brings Sharp Drop In Violence

BEIRUT (AP) — A shaky cease-fire in Syria brokered by Moscow and Washington has survived its first week, outlasting skeptics’

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Allies Follow Saudis In Cutting Ties With Iran Amid Tensions

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Allies of Saudi Arabia followed the kingdom’s lead Monday and scaled back diplomatic ties

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Sanders Apologizes To Clinton, Supporters For Data Breach

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Bernie Sanders apologized to Hillary Clinton and his own supporters Saturday night for a breach of

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UK Lawmakers Vote To Launch Airstrikes On IS In Syria

LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers voted by a wide margin Wednesday to join the international campaign of airstrikes against the

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Russia, France Agree To Tighten Cooperation Against IS

MOSCOW (AP) — The presidents of France and Russia agreed Thursday to tighten cooperation in the fight against the Islamic

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Twin Suicide Blasts In Beirut’s Shiite Suburb Kill 43

BEIRUT (AP) — Twin suicide bombings struck a southern Beirut suburb that’s a stronghold of the militant Shiite Hezbollah group

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