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Turkey, Russia to discuss grave situation in Syria’s Idlib

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GEIR MOULSON Associated Press MUNICH (AP) — A Turkish delegation will travel to Russia on Monday to discuss the situation in Syria's Idlib province amid...

Senior US envoy in Syria highly critical of troop withdrawal

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MATTHEW LEE AP Diplomatic Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior State Department envoy has written a highly critical assessment of the Trump administration's abrupt withdrawal...

US role in Syria grows more complex with Trump claim to oil

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ROBERT BURNS and LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — By claiming a right to Syria's oil, President Donald Trump has added more complexity...

Trump lifts sanctions on Turkey, says cease-fire permanent

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AAMER MADHANI Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday he will lift sanctions on Turkey after the NATO ally agreed to permanently...

Russia, Turkey hold talks on future of border region

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SUZAN FRASER and VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated Press ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — As the leaders of Russia and Turkey sought to work out the fate of...

‘America is running away’: Syrian withdrawal turns chaotic

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SARAH EL DEEB and LEE KEATH Associated Press BEIRUT (AP) — The crowd hurled potatoes that thudded on the sides of the hulking U.S. armored...

US may now keep some troops in Syria to guard oil fields

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LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Even as American forces make a hasty and chaotic withdrawal from northeastern Syria, the U.S. is...

Defense chief: US troops leaving Syria to go to western Iraq

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LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT (AP) — Defense Secretary Mark Esper says that under current plans all U.S. troops leaving...

Officials: Blast at Afghan mosque kills 62 during prayers

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RAHIM FAIEZ Associated Press KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An explosion rocked a mosque in eastern Afghanistan as dozens of people gathered for Friday prayers, causing...

Pence announces Turkey has agreed to cease-fire in Syria

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ZEKE MILLER Associated Press ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence announced Thursday that the U.S. and Turkey had agreed to a five-day cease-fire...