Despite signs of Russia's Syria buildup, US seemed to be caught flat-footed
Among the first clues that Russia was mobilizing for a military offensive in Syria were requests Moscow began making in mid-August for permission to cross other countries' territory with more and larger aircraft. “We were getting the word the Russians ...
Islamic State closes in on Syrian city of Aleppo; US abandons rebel training ...
US official: 'Psychological blow' in ISIS killing of Iranian general in Syria
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Palestinian militant killed in Jerusalem clash as violence rages on
JERUSALEM Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian during late night clashes in an East Jerusalem refugee camp on Saturday, a spokeswoman said, in a further wave of violence that has raised concerns about a new Palestinian uprising. Police said that ...
The Latest: Palestinian attacker stabs 2 in Jerusalem
The 3rd Intifada Begins (Again)
Israeli Police shoot Palestinian Teenager in Jerusalem; Leave him to Bleed to ...
North Korea stages massive military parade, says ready to defend itself against US
(CNN) Presiding over a massive military parade in the nation's capital, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his country was "fully ready" to defend itself against any U.S. threat. In a carefully choreographed show of strength and celebration to mark ...
North Korean soldiers parade in lavish anniversary celebration
The Latest: Kim Jong Un Says N. Korea Set for Any US Threat
N. Korean soldiers parade in massive anniversary celebration
Ankara Explosions: At Least 20 Reported Killed at Rally in Turkish Capital
At least 20 people were killed in explosions Saturday outside the main train station in the Turkish capital Ankara where people were gathering for a protest march, local media reported. Graphic pictures from the scene showed several bodies covered by ...
Bomb near Ankara's main train station causes 'dozens' of casualties
Report: Blast kills at least 20 in Turkish capital
Blasts hit rally in Turkish capital
China starts operating lighthouses on South China Sea reef
BEIJING — China has started operating two lighthouses on a reef on a disputed island chain in the South China Sea, a state news agency reported, amid rising concerns among the U.S. and China's neighbors about Beijing's maritime ambitions. The Ministry ...
China warns US it will not allow violations of its waters
China completes construction of lighthouses in disputed South China Sea