Pro-Syrian government forces will begin entering the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin in the country's northwest "within hours," after reaching an agreement with the Kurdish militia in control of the region, Syrian state media said Monday.
Jim Gomez, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 19th - 12:13am
The risks of a "miscalculation" and armed conflict have risen in the disputed South China Sea with a militarily stronger China now able to challenge the United States, which used to be the dominant power in the strategic waterway, the Philippine envoy to Beijing said Monday.
Nasser Karimi and Jon Gambrell, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 18th - 5:49pm
An Iranian airplane brought back into service only months ago after being grounded for seven years crashed Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, and officials feared all 65 people on board were killed.