What is taking place there should serve as our wake-up call. We are one bad decision or miscalculation away from Armageddon.
A Saudi-backed fundamentalist militia alleges that the Assad government dropped a barrel bomb full of chlorine and other chemicals on the rebel enclave of Douma.
Nearly 30 critically ill people are being evacuated from a Damascus suburb where hundreds have been prevented from reaching hospitals minutes away.
The Kremlin has emerged as a key stakeholder in the Middle East, one that has brokered deals with many key players—from Iran to Saudi Arabia to Israel.
There seems to be a faction of hawks around the president who want to maintain a condition of undeclared war with Russia and Iran.
Russia has all but won the war in Syria, and it's not going to yield the sphere of influence it has made in the region to Donald Trump or anyone else. Russia has all but won the war in Syria, and it's not going to yield the sphere of influence it has made in the region to Donald Trump or anyone else.
Muqtada al-Sadr also calls on Donald Trump to stop taking frivolous positions that damage the world community.
The shooting of Andrei Karlov, the Russian ambassador to Turkey, will slow but not interrupt the process of Russo-Turkish rapprochement, after a period last winter and spring when the two countries were boycotting each other.