Billionaire investor George Soros has infused his nonprofit apparatus with $18 billion.
Kurdish peshmerga units have withdrawn from the heavily contested area of Sinjar in northern Iraq on Tuesday, handing control over the enclave to Iranian-backed paramilitaries tied to Iraq’s security forces.
Raqqa, the eastern Syrian city Islamic State had declared the capital of its so-called caliphate three years ago, has fallen to U.S.-backed forces after a five-month campaign to liberate the occupied city.
The Russian Navy is expecting to receive 10 anti-submarine helicopters per year as part of ongoing modernization efforts.
Long-simmering tensions between Baghdad and Iraqi Kurdistan broke out into open warfare Monday as Iraqi troops and Shiite paramilitaries recaptured the oil-rich northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk from Kurdish control.
Israel’s leader is warning Iran that he will not tolerate an Iranian military presence in Syria.
Reconciliation talks hosted by Egypt signal a new seriousness between the Hamas and Fatah movements that could have far-reaching consequences for the Palestinians, Israel and the region as a whole.
Having bested his rivals, Chinese President Xi Jinping is primed to consolidate his already considerable power as the ruling Communist Party begins its twice-a-decade national congress on Wednesday.
Protesters were gathering for a fresh round of demonstrations in Barcelona Tuesday to demand the release of two leaders of Catalonia’s pro-independence movement who were jailed in a sedition probe.
An F-18 fighter jet crashed Tuesday at an air base outside Madrid, killing its pilot, the Spanish Defense Ministry said.