Far from making a comeback, Syria's former Al-Qaeda affiliate awaits a devastating government offensive on the country's last rebel-held region.
The 2019 National Defense Authorization Act gives the U.S. military 180 days to evaluate whether its forces know the languages of top rival nations.
Do U.S. military bases make the Asia-Pacific a safer place, or are they raising the prospects of war?
France, Germany and Turkey have little leverage left as Russia seeks to secure international support.
U.S. Central Command said a Marine colonel was "unable to conclusively determine if" the incident was intentional or accidental.
Once a staunch supporter of efforts to overthrow Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, France is working with Russia to deliver humanitarian aid.
China claimed the disputed Spratly Islands as its own and told a U.S. Navy spy plane flying over to "avoid any misunderstanding."
Russia's envoy to Argentina said he had "information indicating that terrorists probably consider using Latin America for their criminal goals."
Iran's threat to shut down the Strait of Hormuz is unlikely to be carried out, but it would prompt a spike in oil prices and potential U.S. military intervention.
Russia and China are investing in naval power, and the U.S. military officials aren’t happy about it.
The self-proclaimed Libyan National Army and Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement have both asked for Russian military intervention.
Russia argued that Saudi Arabia had "the sovereign right to decide" how it conducted its domestic affairs, and need not listen to a "moral superior."
Seoul called the move "positive from a humanitarian perspective."
A new 38 North report shows that Pyongyang appears to be exceeding U.S. expectations at a key launch site, but cautions that these are "first steps."
What Romanian Defense Minister Mihai Fifor called "a misunderstanding," Russian diplomat Pavel Alekseenko called "a spontaneous truth."
China wants to join Southeast Asian countries for regular war games that don't include the U.S., according to a draft document seen by the AFP.
The Russia-backed Syrian military has kicked ISIS out of another one of its last outposts, but will U.S. allies Israel and Jordan pay the price?
Two former State Department officials who helped craft the 2015 Iran nuclear deal say allies are increasingly frustrated with U.S. financial dominance—and this may be the final straw.
The world's most heavily fortified border is seeing a rare period of diplomacy between its rival neighbors.
The Syrian Democratic Council, the political wing of U.S.-backed forces, called on others to support talks with Damascus.
Russia's top diplomat said Moscow "will be provided with information about the schemes harbored by the militaries of both the U.S. and other Western countries."
A human rights lawyers said Israel's mistreatment of Palestinian child detainees was "widespread, systematic and institutionalized."
Upstream Turkey controls the flow of the Euphrates and Tigris Rivers, and a new report details why it's creating tensions with Iraq and Syria.
"We have no indications that there is anything amiss. But we don’t know, we can’t confirm it one way or another," Secretary of Defense James Mattis said.
The White House said that "Trump looks forward to having President Putin to Washington after the first of the year."