The Kentucky senator threatens to try to delay passage of the national defense bill if there isn't a debate on his amendment.
Iran and Saudi Arabia back opposing factions in wars across the Middle East, and they cut relations entirely last year.
The U.S. military said there were "a small number of casualties" after a suicide attack struck Bagram Air Field.
Chinese soldiers were rushed to the country's northeastern coast to fire missiles and machine guns designed to blast enemy planes out of the air.
While estimates vary, experts say the latest North Korean nuclear test may have produced an explosion nearly 10 times stronger than the Hiroshima bombing.
Hurricane Irma is the most powerful storm ever observed in the Atlantic basin, outside of the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico, and it's picking up speed.
North Korea has lashed out at U.S. regional allies South Korea and Japan for acting on Washington's behalf and undermining Kim Jong Un's nuclear ambitions.
Military leaders said they did not fear an invasion from the West, touting Tehran's growing military might at home and abroad.
The Air Force released striking footage after deploying more than 2,000 airmen to assist in rescue and relief operations in areas hit by Hurricane Harvey.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, his opposition, U.S.-backed Kurdish forces and the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) all recognized Eid al-Adha.
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said a war between the U.S. and North Korea could be worse than World War II.
The International Atomic Energy Agency said Iran was in compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal.
The Pentagon says there are actually 11,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan, 2,600 more than were previously said to be there.
A majority of 58 percent polled by Pew Research Center said they did not have confidence President Donald Trump would make wise nuclear decisions.
The U.S.-led coalition bombed the path of the convoy of ISIS fighters and their families, saying it was “a lucrative target” and threatening more strikes.
The Kaaba, meaning “cube” in Arabic, has been the center of Islam since the time of Prophet Muhammad, but it was worshipped for centuries prior.
Once a primary recipient of CIA assistance, the Free Syrian Army has since turned on U.S. efforts to battle ISIS using Kurdish militias.
"The Americans will take this dream to their graves," a senior adviser to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said,
North Korea reportedly fired a ballistic missile over Japanese territory, prompting major concerns and emergency meetings in Tokyo.
Hezbollah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah declared August 28 to be Lebanon's greatest victory since expelling Israel in 2000, and thanked Syria for its support.
In response to President Donald Trump’s controversial moves, 43 percent say he should be impeached, the highest of any offered answer.