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Clinton Emails: Google Aided State Dept. in Attempt to Overthrow Assad

The latest batch of emails released from the private server of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton show Google officials working with the State Department...

Syrian al-Qaeda Seizes US-Made Missiles in Fight

Al-Qaeda’s Syrian wing, Jabhat al-Nusra, has turned on one of their traditional allies in Idlib Province, the US-backed Free Syrian Army wing called Division 13, accusing the group of planning to attack its own bases.

Violations Reported, But Syria Ceasefire Mostly Holds

Both Syrian rebels and government allies reported multiple ceasefire violations over the weekend, each blaming the other side for all violations, but by and large the ceasefire held through the weekend, with fighting enormously down from pre-ceasefire levels.

Syrian Rebels Backtrack on Endorsement of Ceasefire

Yesterday, the Syrian rebel faction the “High Negotiations Council” (HNC) announced that it intended to abide by the ceasefire deal announced by the US and Russia. Today, they have backed off of that, saying they support the idea in theory, but haven’t committed to it.

Iran Releases 10 U.S. Navy Sailors Held for ‘Trespassing’ on Iranian...

After allegedly drifting into Iranian waters when their two boats experienced mechanical problems, the 10 U.S. Navy sailors that were being held have been...

Pentagon Claims 10 U.S. Navy Sailors, 2 Boats Taken Into Custody...

The Pentagon claimed that Tehran has promised to return two boats and 10 U.S. Navy sailors who were taken into Iranian custody after their boats experienced...

Russian Defense Ministry Accuses The U.S. of Fighting ISIS ‘In Word...

The Russian Defense Ministry accused the U.S. of fighting ISIS "in word only, instead of taking real action" after the Pentagon refused to give...

Ted Cruz: The Middle East was Safer Before The U.S. Toppled...

GOP presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tx.) said on Thursday that he believes the Middle East was safer under the regimes of Saddam Hussein and...

Senate Passes Bill Repealing Obamacare Provisions, Defunding Planned Parenthood

The United States Senate passed a budget bill on Thursday that aims to repeal several key provisions of the Affordable Care Act and seeks...

NATO Unveils Expansion Plans, Invites Montenegro

by Jason Ditz Far from the Atlantic and not particularly northerly, the tiny Balkan nation of Montenegro has formally been invited today to join NATO,...

DoD: Man Held at Guantanamo for 13 Years was ‘Case of...

Department of Defense officials admitted on Monday that a man who has been held in the United States prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for the...

Russia Deploys Air Defenses to Syria-Turkey Border

by Jason Ditz Fuming at the Turkish attack on and destruction of their Su-24 bomber in Syrian airspace, Russia has announced the deployment of significant...

Obama Criticizes Fear of ISIS, Asks Media to ‘Maintain Perspective’

During a press conference at a meeting of the United States-Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Malaysia on Sunday, Obama maintained his belief that...

FDA Approves Genetically Engineered Salmon as ‘Safe to Eat’

Following several years of controversy surrounding the safety of genetically engineered (GE) salmon, the FDA has announced that AquAdvantage salmon is as safe and...

Clinton, Bipartisan Senators Push for New War Powers Against ISIS

In the wake of recent terrorist attacks in Paris, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton joined a bipartisan group of Senators in calling for an...

Wisconsin to Begin Drug Testing Welfare Recipients

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker announced that he has signed off on the state's plan to drug test some welfare recipients, which will be implemented on...

Intel Points to ISIS Bomb on Russian Plane

by Jason Ditz Saturday’s crash of a Russian airliner, killing 224 people on board, is being called a probable bombing by several nations, citing intelligence...

Officer in Student Assault Investigation Accused of Pepper Spraying Vet in...

The South Carolina deputy who is under investigation after videos circulated online showing him assaulting a female student in a classroom has a history of...

House Freedom Caucus Opposes Paul Ryan’s Terms for House Speaker

The House Freedom Caucus ensured that Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) would have the support to secure the position of Speaker of the House next week following a...

Justin Trudeau Vows to End Canadian Airstrikes in Iraq and Syria

Canada's prime minister-elect Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday that he plans to end Canadian airstrikes against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria by...

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