President Obama again vowed Friday to help Iraq's government fight insurgents who are closing in on Baghdad, while a senior defense official told USA TODAY that American air power options are currently limited.
The head of the mission charged with destroying Syria's chemical weapons says the government has accelerated its efforts after several missed deadlines and that March will be critical if the country is to completely eliminate its stockpiles by the...
The United Nations cultural preservation agency says illegal excavations taking place at important archaeological sites all over Syria are "extremely dangerous" and "lethal" to the country's cultural heritage.
President Obama did some bill signings while on his Hawaii trip Thursday, including a two-year budget deal with Congress and a defense authorization bill that address the problem of sexual assaults in the military.
Pope Francis on Christmas Day is wishing for a better world, with peace for the land of Jesus' birth, for Syria and Africa, as well as for the dignity of migrants and refugees fleeing misery and conflict.