Violent clashes between mostly Muslim herders and Christian farmers in central Nigeria left an estimated 86 people dead over the weekend.
Iranian civilian protestors, in a surprising turn of events in the country, are taking to the streets to express opposition to the hardline ruling regime by chanting, “Death to Palestine” and “Leave Syria, think of us,” according to an independent translation of videos showing the protests.
Jordan will not take in Syrian refugees fleeing a renewed offensive by the Bashar al-Assad regime in the country’s southwest.
EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, ALASKA—Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will make his first visit to China this week for talks with Chinese military leaders amid growing tensions over China’s militarization of islands in the South China Sea.
EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, ALASKA—Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived here Sunday for the start of a six-day visit to Asia that will include talks in China amid heightened tensions with Beijing.
Rep. Ron DeSantis (R., Fla.) is calling on President Donald Trump to impose more severe economic sanctions against the Cuban government and to indict Raul Castro, the island nation’s former president who remains the top leader of the Cuba’s Communist Party.
DeSantis, who chairs the House Oversight Committee’s national security panel, this week expressed deep concern about the Cuban government’s record of oppressing its people, murdering Americans, and working with some of the world’s worst actors, including Iran, North Korea, and Venezuela, to undermine U.S. interests.
A review of North Korean state media provides key insights about Pyongyang’s approach to the issue of denuclearization.
BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syrian government helicopters dropped barrel bombs on opposition areas of the southwest on Friday for the first time in a year, a war monitor and rebel officials said, in defiance of U.S. demands that President Bashar al-Assad halt the assault.
The Defense Department is investigating research partnerships between Chinese companies and American universities amid threats of spying and technology theft on behalf of Beijing’s government, a senior official said Thursday.