Syria's Assad visits Iran in rare trip abroad
Syrian President Bashar Assad has made an unannounced trip to Iran, where he met with the supreme leader and other top officials to discuss the planned U.S. tro
Syrian state news: Mine left by Islamic State group kills 20
Syria's state news agency says a land mine left by the Islamic State group has struck a van packed with workers, killing 24
Syria says US-led coalition hit its forces in the east
A Syrian military official says the U.S.-led coalition has attacked an army artillery position in eastern Syria, wounding two soldiers and destroying a cannon
Building collapses in Syria's Aleppo killing 11
Syria's state news agency SANA says a building damaged during years of war in the northern city of Aleppo has collapsed killing 11 people
Legislator blasts verdict blaming Syria for journalist death
A senior Syrian legislator has blasted a U.S. court verdict that blamed Damascus for the killing of an American journalist, saying it was based on "fortune tell
AP Interview: Syrian Kurds say US seeking deal with Turkey
A senior Syrian Kurdish official says the United States is seeking to broker an agreement between Syrian Kurdish forces and Turkey to prevent them from going to
Hezbollah leader warns Israel over attacks in Syria
The head of the militant Hezbollah group in Lebanon is warning over its continued attacks in Syria, saying a miscalculation could drag the region into a war
Syria wants Turkish withdrawal to revive security agreement
Syria is calling on Turkey to withdraw its troops from the country's north and end support for armed opposition groups in order to revive a two-decade old bilat
The Latest: Venezuela's Guaido would consider Maduro amnesty
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido says he would consider granting amnesty to President Nicolas Maduro and his allies if they helped return Venezuela to d
The Latest: US orders some diplomats out of Venezuela
US orders some diplomats out of Venezuela for security reasons; embassy to remain open.
The Latest: Maduro orders Venezuelan diplomats out of US
President Nicolas Maduro has ordered all Venezuelan diplomats home from the United States and is closing its embassy _ despite U.S. refusal to do the same in hi
Report: US-backed Syrian fighters clash with IS, many killed
Syrian opposition activists say embers of the Islamic State group have failed in breaking a siege imposed by U.S.-backed fighters in the last area they control
The Latest: US wants Security Council meeting on Venezuela
The United States has officially requested an open meeting of the U.N. Security Council on Saturday "to discuss the ongoing crisis in Venezuela."
The Latest: Putin calls Venezuela's Maduro to offer support
Russian President Vladimir Putin has offered his support to embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in a phone call
The Latest: Pompeo says US ready to send aid to Venezuela
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the United States is ready to send Venezuela food and medicine in response to requests from the opposition-controlled congre
The Latest: Pope 'closely following' crisis in Venezuela
The Vatican says Pope Francis is closely following developments in Venezuela and supports "all efforts that help save the population from further suffering"
Bomb explodes in Syrian capital, damage but no fatalities
Syrian state media is reporting that a bomb has exploded in the capital Damascus causing property damage but no casualties
The Latest: Turkish leader 'shocked' by Trump on Venezuela
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he's shocked by U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's claim
The Latest: US seeks Security Council meeting on Venezuela
South Africa's U.N. ambassador says U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has asked to discuss the political situation in Venezuela with the U.N. Security Council
The Latest: Britain backs Venezuela opposition leader
Britain's foreign secretary says Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido is "the right person" to take the troubled country forward
The Latest: Defense chief backs Maduro in Venezuela
The chief of Venezuela's military has reaffirmed his support for President Nicolas Maduro, saying the armed forces will never accept a leader imposed on their c
The Latest: Venezuelan soldiers on air to back Maduro
Military commanders across Venezuela are taking to the airwaves to vow loyalty to embattled President Nicolas Maduro
The Latest: Cuba backs ally Maduro in Venezuela dispute
Venezuela's closest ally says it backs socialist President Nicolas Maduro against what it calls a "coup d'etat" to impose "a servile government under orders fro
The Latest: At least 12 reported dead in Venezuela unrest
A Venezuelan monitoring group says at least a dozen people have been killed by gunfire in a wave of anti-government unrest rocking Venezuela, where a young oppo
The Latest: Germany backs Venezuelan opposition
The German government is backing the opposition-led National Assembly in Venezuela, while calling for "free and credible elections" in the country.
The Latest: UN chief calls for dialogue over Venezuela
The U.N. chief has called for dialogue and says violence or escalation should be avoided after the United States, many Latin American countries and others recog
The Latest: Spain holds talks on Venezuela at Davos
Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez is holding talks on Venezuela with Latin American leaders in the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos.
The Latest: France's Macron: Maduro's election illegitimate
French President Emmanuel Macron says that the May 2018 election of Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro was "illegitimate" and saluted the bravery of Venezuelans w
The Latest: Turkey's Erdogan tells Maduro to 'stay strong'
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey opposes coup attempts wherever they may occur.
The Latest: Ecuador opposes military action in Venezuela
Ecuador's foreign minister says his country opposes possible military action in Venezuela against President Nicolas Maduro's government, insisting it would have
The Latest: Syria condemns US 'intervention' in Venezuela
Syria has condemned what it describes as "flagrant intervention" by the U.S. in Venezuela's internal affairs.
Russia and Turkey mull next steps in war-torn Syria
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan meet to coordinate their moves in Syria as their governments bargain over zone