About 800 U.S. soldiers are operating in Niger, part of an "international effort" led by 4,000 French troops.
People spotted a problem with Sergei Shoigu's claim about Russia's role in taking back territory from Islamist groups.
The World Bank called Nicaragua "a renewable energy paradise in Central America."
A monitoring group says jihadis systematically killed people it accused of cooperating with the Syrian regime.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said the West has exploited his country's goodwill and disregarded the sovereignty of countries around the world.
Major General Issam Zahreddine, who led his Syrian Republican Guard brigade for three years against an ISIS siege in Deir Ezzor, was reportedly killed by a landmine.
Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari blasted President Donald Trump over his decision to side with Saudi Arabia in a decades-old dispute.
Syria's war is almost over and experts say the U.S. has few options to counter what's been a major victory for Russia, Iran and President Bashar al-Assad.
The Trump administration believes the Lebanese militia is plotting assaults on U.S. soil.
As Russia consolidates its position in Syria and the Middle East as a whole, it's reaching out to rivals and selling them a coveted weapon, the S-400.
The Syrian military's Fifth Assault Corps, known as "ISIS Hunters," has made ISIS an offer it can't refuse.
The U.S. denies Moscow's allegations, as the Kremlin has a history of conflating the "terrorist" groups it claims to fight in Syria.
North Korea has a long history of challenging U.S. policy in the Middle East by supporting Arab states opposed to Israel.
The USSR was a colonial power from the moment its troops first crossed into Ukraine.
In the video, a man identifies himself and a companion as Russian soldiers captured by ISIS during a counteroffensive against Syrian troops in Deir Ezzor.
A Kiev store that dared paint over revolutionary graffiti was attacked by an angry crowd.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said "the necessary conditions have been created for putting an end to the fratricidal war in Syria."
The Russian leader announced the closure of Russia's last chemical arms facility.
Why a warrant? Mueller could have obtained information about the Russian accounts using a grand jury subpoena.
Moscow is sending an orchestra for Greece and cruise missiles for Syria in one go, according to reports.
Two rivals are battling ISIS in the jihadists' final stronghold of Deir ez-Zor. One seeks to return Syria to its former self; the other wants more power for Kurds.
Russian and U.S. allies are battling insurgents and jihadists trying to topple the Syrian government, but the latter wants to reshape the nation.
The U.S. has designated the Al-Qaeda affiliated a "terrorist" group, despite its attempts to rebrand. However Russia has repeatedly accused Washington of sparing its militants.
The mind has become the battlefield of the 21st century.
Assad, Putin and the Iranians backed the winner. The US left the losers to fight for themselves.
Najib is the subject of a $1 billion foreign kleptocracy investigation, the largest ever launched by the Justice Department.
Shin Bet chief says Palestinian militants are deepening connection with the Iran's "Shiite axis."