War And Unrest

Lebanon's government scrambles to respond to mass protests

Oct 21, 2019

Protesters have closed major roads around Lebanon ahead of a Cabinet meeting that is scheduled to discuss a rescue plan for the country's crumbling economy

Turkish-backed forces, Kurds clash despite Syria cease-fire

Oct 19, 2019

A war monitor says Turkish-backed Syrian fighters crossed the border from Turkey and attacked a Kurdish-held town amid continued fighting nearly two days after a cease-fire was declared in northeast Syria

The Latest: Turkish media hail Syria cease-fire as victory

Oct 18, 2019

Turkey's pro-government dominated media is hailing a US-Turkish agreement on a cease-fire in northeast Syria as a victory for Turkey's president

Deep-sea explorers seek out sunken World War II ships

Oct 18, 2019

Researchers scouring the world's oceans for sunken World War II ships are honing in on debris fields deep in the Pacific

UN: Afghan insurgents responsible for most 2019 casualties

Oct 17, 2019

A new U.N. report says civilians are dying in record numbers in Afghanistan's increasingly brutal war, noting that more civilians died in July than in any previous one-month period since the U.N. began keeping statistics

The Latest: Pence, Pompeo arrive in Turkey to meet Erdogan

Oct 17, 2019

Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have arrived in Turkey to mount an improbable push for a cease-fire in Syria

The Latest: US envoy urges Turkey to stop Syria offensive

Oct 16, 2019

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations is urging Turkey to halt its offensive in northeastern Syria "and declare a cease-fire immediately"

Pence's mission to Turkey could be his most significant yet

Oct 16, 2019

Vice President Mike Pence is leaving for Turkey on arguably his most significant mission yet

Trump dismisses US stakes in Syria: "We're 7,000 miles away"

Oct 16, 2019

Trump says U.S. has no significant stake in Turkey's fight in northeastern Syria

The Latest: Trump claims deliberate release of IS prisoners

Oct 16, 2019

President Donald Trump says members of the Islamic State group being held in prisons by Kurdish fighters in Syria have been deliberately released in an effort to make him look bad

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