The final decades of the Assyrian Empire (912-609 BCE) were marked by political instability and conflict, but new research suggests droughts and bad harvests played a part in the empire's decline.
Hunter Biden stepped down from the board of a Chinese-backed private equity company and has vowed to cease all foreign work should his father, Joe Biden, be elected president in 2020.
The study quantifies just how catastrophic and wide-reaching a nuclear conflict between the two nations would be.
The weekend strike on the Saudi Abqaiq facility appears to have dashed any hopes of a detente between Washington and Tehran.
Previous reports suggested the main responsibilities of about 1,500 additional U.S. troops would be "defensive in nature."
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif challenged President Donald Trump to "drain the swamp" of Washington war hawks like John Bolton.
The 2019 Eurovision Song Contest comes on the heels of a deadly spike in tensions between Israelis and Palestinians battling for the spotlight in order to tell their side of the story.
President Donald Trump is angry that military planning has seemed to outpace his diplomatic efforts, according to a new report.
As The Century Foundation's Dina Esfandiary argued, however, "I don't think they're worried about not having international support."
U.S. military might dwarfs Iran's, but Tehran retains plenty of ways to hurt American forces and interests.
U.K. Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt told reporters that "we are very worried about the risk of a conflict happening by accident, with an escalation that is unintended, really on either side."
White House national security adviser John Bolton has made no secret of his desire for regime change in Iran and Venezuela, two nations he's hinted could face U.S. military action.
Appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, the attorney general testified that President Donald Trump cooperated with the special counsel's investigation.
"He should be fired. Mnuchin failed to comply with ethics rules in financial disclosure."
A survey conducted by the Israeli Foreign Ministry reportedly finds that most people have little to say about the Arab-Israeli conflict, while many were worried that Iran was still developing nuclear weapons.
Since President Donald Trump took office in early 2017, Democratic support for Israelis has dropped from 42 percent to 27 percent, while sympathy for Palestinians has increased.
Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York called on students and parents to demand progress rather than fight with one another over admission to a handful of prestigious institutions.
The father made it clear that if the attorney disclosed his abusive conduct, he would be "done helping with this case." The attorney followed the father's wishes and never disclosed the abuse to the judge or jury.
Vice President Mike Pence said the U.S. would not tolerate "any threats, violence or intimidation" against opposition leader Juan Guaidó, but his Venezuelan counterpart railed against Western intervention.
Jason Greenblatt, President Donald Trump's Mideast envoy, said, "We are speaking about these matters in public via Twitter so the public can understand everyone's positions."
"Israeli strikes that result in Iranian casualties increase the likelihood of Iranian conventional retaliation against Israel," said Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said, "Peace is a complete restoration of territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine, nothing else."
The comments were made as President Donald Trump's relationship with China deteriorates.
A comprehensive government report has warned the U.S. will face a host of cutting-edge weapons in coming years.
General Kenneth McKenzie, President Donald Trump's nominee for CENTCOM chief, said the mission remained limited to defeating ISIS, despite statements from other officials.
Ukrainian commander Serhiy Nayev said that the "presumed enemy is Russia."