WASHINGTON | US commander: IS hold in Syria, Iraq on verge of collapse

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to declare near-total triumph over the Islamic State…

AMMAN, Jordan |Pompeo starts Middle East visit to ramp up pressure on Iran

AMMAN, Jordan— Jan 08, 2019—U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has begun a Mideast visit to…

BEIRUT | The Latest: US-led coalition says no Syrian troops in Manbij

BEIRUT— The Latest on developments related to Syria (all times local): 5:20 p.m. The U.S.-led coalition…

BEIRUT | Syria military says it entered flash-point Kurdish-led town

BEIRUT— Syria’s military announced Friday it entered the flash-point Kurdish-held town of Manbij and raised the…

BEIRUT | The Latest: US ally in Syria says IS not yet defeated

BEIRUT — The Latest on the Trump administration’s decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria (all…

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Qatar’s energy minister says country is pulling out of OPEC

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The tiny, energy-rich Gulf Arab nation of Qatar says it will…

SALT LAKE CITY | Smart outraged by planned release of 1 of her kidnappers

SALT LAKE CITY — Elizabeth Smart said Thursday the news that one of her kidnappers will…

CHICAGO | Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel won’t seek 3rd term

CHICAGO — In a surprise announcement, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Tuesday that he would abandon…

YEREVAN, Armenia | Armenian leader resigns, says to protesters: ‘I was wrong’

YEREVAN, Armenia | April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan resigned unexpectedly Monday to…