Saudi Arabia launches airstrikes in Yemen

The kingdom, along with a coalition of GCC countries and other allies launched 'military operations in support of the people of Yemen and their...

Cicek: Defeat of Daesh possible with Assad’s removal

Turkish Parliament Speaker Cemil Cicek says defeating Daesh is not possible unless Bashar al-Assad regime is removed. WASHINGTON (AA) - Turkish Parliament Speaker Cemil Cicek...

US considers West Bank as occupied territory

"It's been a longstanding position of the United States government that these are occupied territories." said Jen Psaki WASHINGTON (AA) - The U.S. has considered the...

Obama: Revaluate US-Israel policy because of real difference

Obama says tensions with Netanyahu's Palestine state remarks is because there is 'a real naughty policy difference.' WASHINGTON (AA) - President Barack Obama said Tuesday...

Rights groups slam Utah for allowing firing squad executions

'Replacing one method of cruelty with another does not lessen the grave inhumanity of the act,' says Human Rights Watch. NEW YORK (AA) -- Human rights...

US troops will remain in Afghanistan through 2015

Obama planned to reduce US troops to 5,000 by the end of 2015 but granted a request by Ghani to keep current posture of...

‘Anti-foreign law’ bill outrages Texas Muslims

Muslims believe proposed bill pronouncing the supreme authority of U.S. law aims to target Muslims and to 'score points' with right-wing conservatives. NEW YORK (AA)...

U.S. new home sales surge to seven-year high

Observers expect better activity in wider U.S. economy as 539,000 housing units sell in February. ANKARA (AA) - New home sales in the U.S. soared...

Turkish adventurer wants to row from U.S. to Canakkale

Erden Eruc is listed in Guinness World Records as the first person to complete solo human-powered circumnavigation of the Earth. WASHINGTON (AA) –...

Top aide: WH can’t ‘pretend’ Netanyahu didn’t make comment

We can't simply pretend that these comment were not made. WASHINGTON (AA) - Recent remarks by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that there would be no Palestinian state...

Obama seeks foreign investment as US economy grows

"America is proudly open for business," the American president said. WASHINGTON (AA) - President Barack Obama appealed to more than 2,600 investors and business executives Monday...

Obama administration wants action, not words from Netanyahu

What we're looking for now are actions and policies that demonstrate genuine commitment to a two-state solution. WASHINGTON (AA) – The Obama administration on Monday...

Ted Cruz becomes first 2016 presidential candidate

Tea party Republican frames much of his announcement around religious values and an imposing federal government. WASHINGTON (AA) - Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz on Monday became...

Obama urges peace during Nigeria’s upcoming election

Nigeria goes to the polls March 28 amid ongoing conflict between Nigerian forces and the Boko Haram terror group. WASHINGTON (AA) - U.S. President Barack Obama...

Yemen at ‘edge of civil war,’ warns UN envoy

Jamal Benomar says recent events may turn the country into a “protracted” conflict zone in vein of a 'Libya-Syria combined scenario' U.N. Special Adviser on...

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