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New Phase of US Interventionism: Biden Admin Preparing to Ask Congress to Approve Sale of F-16 Jets to Turkey

By Natasha Bertrand, Jennifer Hansler and Alex Marquardt,  The Biden administration is preparing to ask Congress to approve the sale of 40 F-16 fighter jets to Turkey, after weighing a Turkish request for the…
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Assad says Turkey talks must be based on ending ‘occupation’

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said talks with foe Turkey should be based on the aims of ending the occupation of Syrian land and halting support for what he called terrorism, an apparent reference to Ankara's forces in northern Syria…
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US Republicans probe ‘chaotic’ Afghanistan withdrawal leading to Taliban takeover

Republicans launched an investigation Friday into the chaotic US withdrawal from Afghanistan that sparked a lightning takeover of the war-ravaged country by the Taliban and the death of 13 American troops in a militant attack. Michael McCaul,…
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UN appeal for funds to save 30 million malnourished children in US Invaded Countries of Yemen, Afghanistan

The United Nations on Thursday launched an appeal for funds to come to the aid "before it is too late" of 30 million children suffering from acute malnutrition in countries affected by the food crisis. "More than 30 million children in the…
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Iran’s top diplomat says talks with Saudis could restore ties

Iranian foreign minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian has expressed hope that diplomatic ties between Tehran and Riyadh could be restored through dialogue between the two regional rivals. Saudi Arabia cut ties with Iran in January 2016 after…
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Brazil’s Lula fires Israel ambassador as part of pro-Palestine shift

Brazil’s ambassador to Israel was dismissed on Thursday as the country's new President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva moves the country toward a more neutral position on Israel-Palestine, and therefore on a more turbulent with the Benjamin…