Russians say Lt. Gen. Valery Asapov, head of the 5th army in Russia's eastern command, was killed in a mortar attack near Deir al-Zor
Live Updates Kurdish Referendum: Iraqi and Turkish Military Start 'Major Maneuvers' on Border as Polls Close
The Kurdish vote is meant to give Massoud Barzani's Kurdistan Regional Government a mandate to negotiate secession of the region with Baghdad and neighboring states
Find out why Iraq's Kurds are holding an independence referendum, who opposes the vote and what the next step is
Israelis rally outside of U.S. consulate in support of Kurdish referendum
London Mayor Sadiq Khan urges Trump, '‘Think about what you are saying.’ Because what you are saying is not dissimilar to what Daesh or so-called ISIS says'
Len Blavatnik, who made his fortune in the former Soviet Union in the oil business, appears on a legal defense fund list uncovered by the Wall St. Journal
Kremlin oil giant Rosneft has committed around $4 billion to Kurdistan, while FM Lavrov signaled in June Russia would not oppose referendum
Since its founding in 2013, the euroskeptic AfD led by Weidel, has sparked concern and controversy in Germany, even going as far as a court case in which it was deemed legal for a comedian to refer to Weidel as a 'Nazi slut'
Alternative for Germany is the most right-wing party to have been elected to the Bundestag in nearly six decades
World Jewish Congress says concerned over success of 'a disgraceful reactionary movement which recalls the worst of Germany’s past'