Washington stands by Turkey while expecting the Kurds to help fight tough battles against Islamist militants in Syria.
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Ten of the dead in the attack by suspected government helicopters were children, including an infant and a toddler. Russia has agreed to the ceasefire but other parties have not yet signed on to the deal.
Squeezed by economic and political turmoil since the 2011 uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak, Egyptians are fearful of the latest round of cuts.
The USS Nitze tried to communicate with the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps vessels 12 times before changing course in order to distance itself.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Thursday that YPG fighters were retreating to the east of the Euphrates river, a red line for Turkey, foreign ministry sources in Ankara said.
The results set the stage for a Security Council showdown between the five veto-wielding powers over whether sanctions should be imposed in the wake of the inquiry.
Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani criticizes Iranian Defense Minister Gen. Hossein Dehghan for not 'speaking properly' to lawmakers' concerns about Russia.
Hundreds of soldiers were killed by Islamic State militants after the group took over the city of Tikrit two years ago.
King Abdullah vows to maintain status quo at the holy compound, criticizes Israeli policies in Jerusalem.
Russia seemingly caught off guard by swift Turkish military action despite mutual promises to begin closer cooperation in fight against ISIS.