Palestinian Authority President No Longer Wants U.S. To Lead Peace Efforts

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, angry over the Trump administration’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s.

Apparent New Twist To Syria’s Civil War Has Implications For The U.S.

It appears the Kurds of northwestern Iraq, who get backing from the U.S., are making.

Syrian Barrage Buries Civilian Areas: ‘What Have We Done To Deserve This?’

Enlarge this image Members of the White Helmets, a Syrian civil defense group, rescue an.

‘No Words Will Do Justice’: Onslaught On Syrian Suburb Kills Some 200 Civilians

Enlarge this image A Syrian man carries a child injured in the government bombing of.

Violence In Syria Escalates

Some Damascus suburbs have seen rebel fighting and government bombs for years. Now a suburb.

All 65 People Aboard Plane Feared Dead After Crash Into Iranian Mountain

Enlarge this image Relatives of passengers on board a plane that crashed into a mountain.

ISIS’ Parting Gift To Its Former Capital: Thousands Of Explosive Booby Traps

Enlarge this image Young men outside Raqqa, Syria, training to find and destroy hidden explosive.

Tillerson Tries To Ease Tension With Turkey

Enlarge this image Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, right, shakes hands with U.S. Secretary of.

Netanyahu Lobbied The U.S. For ‘Fight Club’ Producer Milchan But Denies Bribes

Enlarge this image Movie producer Arnon Milchan accepts the Legacy of Citizens Lifetime Achievement award.

For His Book ‘Directorate S,’ Journalist Steve Coll Dives Into Pakistan’s Spy Agency

NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Steve Coll, dean of the Columbia School of Journalism,.