Agence France Presse got the scoop last week, reporting that special operations troops were embedded with Kurdish People's Protection Units and wearing their insignia, participating in combat against the I.S. stronghold in northern Syria.
On Sunday in Bethlehem, Pope Francis called for recognition of an independent Palestinian state.
Germany sees 'signs' Russia backing militias in Ukraine (via AFP) Germany said Monday there are many signs Russia is backing pro-Kremlin militias who...
Israel and Iran appear to be locked in a dangerous round of ¿Quién es más macho? On Thursday, Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak responded to Iran's new displays of military prowess -- this week's missile tests -- by declaring that Israel is ready for action should Iran push the direct-threat level any higher.