Key takeaways from ambassador's testimony on Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — Maybe it was a quid pro quo after all. A top U.S. diplomat told House impeachment investigators on Tuesday that President Donald Trump was withholding military aid ...

The Latest: Turkey says 41 suspected IS members re-captured

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Turkey's invasion of northern Syria (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Turkey's interior minister says 41 suspected Islamic State members were...

Kurdish forces say Turkey violating cease-fire in NE Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian Kurdish forces say Turkey is failing to abide by terms of a U.S.-brokered cease-fire, refusing to lift a siege it imposed on a key border town in northeastern Syria 30 hours after...

The art of hyperbole: Trump's got it down pat

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's never just a deal. President Donald Trump's penchant for overselling his accomplishments has been on vivid display in recent days as he hailed his Syria cease-...

Pompeo seeks to reassure Israel amid Syria turmoil

JERUSALEM (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Israel's prime minister on Friday to reaffirm the countries' close ties at a time when many in Israel fear the Trump administration intends to ...

The Latest: Pompeo meets Israel PM amid Mideast turmoil

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The latest on Turkey's invasion of northern Syria (all times local): 11:30 a.m. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has met with Israel's prim...

Trump hails Syria cease-fire after playing role in crisis

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — President Donald Trump framed the U.S.-brokered cease-fire deal with Turkey as "a great day for civilization" but its effect was largely to mitigate a foreign policy crisis widel...

Deal between US, Turkey spawns more questions than answers

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump hailed it as a great day for civilization, but the agreement hammered out Thursday in Ankara between U.S. and Turkish leaders spawned more questions than answe...

US delegation to seek a cease-fire with Turkey and Kurds

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior U.S. delegation faces the herculean task of pressuring Turkey to accept a cease-fire in Northern Syria, hours after President Donald Trump declared the U.S. has no sta...

The Latest: Pence, Pompeo arrive in Turkey to meet Erdogan

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on a U.S. delegation's trip to Turkey (all times local): 1:20 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (pa...

US delegation to seek a cease-fire with Turkey and Kurds

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior U.S. delegation faces the herculean task of pressuring Turkey to accept a cease-fire in Northern Syria, hours after President Donald Trump declared the U.S. has no stake in ...

Trump dismisses Syria concerns; Dems walk out of WH meeting

Washing his hands of Syria, President Donald Trump declared Wednesday the U.S. has no stake in defending the Kurdish fighters who died by the thousands as America's partners against IS extremists....

Pence's mission to Turkey could be his most significant yet

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence departs for Turkey to undertake arguably his most significant mission yet, seeking to halt a weeklong assault on Syrian Kurds begun after President Donald T...

Trump hosts Italy's President Mattarella at the White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has welcomed Italian President Sergio Mattarella to the White House for talks. The leaders are expected to discuss trade, digital taxes and c...

US charges Turkish bank with evading sanctions against Iran

NEW YORK (AP) — The United States criminally charged a major Turkish bank with helping to evade sanctions against Iran, potentially raising diplomatic tensions as the U.S. tries to contain Turkey's mi...