By BASSEM MROUE and DIAA HADIDAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian troops clashed with rebels in a mountainous western region Saturday in what appeared to be an offensive to cut an opposition supply route from Lebanon, forcing hundreds to flee for safety across the border, activists and officials
By KEN THOMASAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State John Kerry and his predecessor, Hillary Rodham Clinton, said Friday that Afghanistan is reaching a turning point in maintaining the advances made by women in Afghan society and any future security agreement needs to respect the
By JULIE WATSONAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The job is one of the most dangerous in the Marine Corps.
The four Marines killed Wednesday while clearing unexploded ordnance at California's Camp Pendleton were bomb removal technicians. It is one of the few positions in which the Marine Corps
By MICHAEL VIRTANENAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - In a ruling rejecting any claims to the "spoils of war," New York's highest court concluded Thursday that an ancient gold tablet must be returned to the German museum that lost it in World War II.
The Court of Appeals unanimously agreed
By PABLO GORONDIAssociated Press
The price of oil slipped closer to $93 a barrel on Thursday, pressured by another expected rise in U.S. crude stocks.
By early afternoon in Europe, benchmark U.S. crude for December delivery was down 51 cents to $93.37 a barrel in electronic trading on the New York
JERUSALEM (AP) - Hundreds of students from Israel and across the Arab world will soon be headed to school together.
YaLa-Young Leaders, which calls itself the largest online peace movement, says it's recruiting 1,500 students from the region for its first online Israeli-Arab Peace Institute.
By ALBERT AJIAssociated Press
DAMASCUS (AP) - Syrian troops clashed with rebels on the southern outskirts of Damascus on Tuesday, activists said, part of a weekslong government advance to retake opposition-held areas around the capital and in the northern province of Aleppo.
Rebels seeking to
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Suicides across the military have dropped by more than 22 percent this year, defense officials said, amid an array of new programs targeting what the Defense Department calls an epidemic that took more service members' lives last year than
By DIAA HADIDAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - An international peace conference proposed by the United States and Russia may be the last chance to negotiate an end to Syria's civil war, a coalition of Syria-based opposition groups said Monday.
The call came as Syrian government forces
By MATTHEW LEEAP Diplomatic Writer
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday that the major powers were unified on an Iran nuclear deal during weekend talks in Geneva but the Iranians were unable to accept it. He also said critics of the diplomatic effort