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    Syria attack: Will the US fight back or withdraw faster?

    Syria attack: Will the US fight back or withdraw faster?


    ISIS has claimed responsiblity for a lethal attack on US troops and Syrian civilians in Manbij, Syria. Now Trump must decide what that means for his proposed withdrawal from...

    ISIS has claimed responsiblity for a lethal attack on US troops and Syrian civilians in Manbij, Syria. Now Trump must decide what that means for his proposed withdrawal from Syria.
    How a hacked phone may have led killers to Khashoggi

    How a hacked phone may have led killers to Khashoggi


    Jamal Khashoggi probably thought his messages to a dissident were cloaked in security. In reality the messages were compromised -- along with the rest of the phone, which was allegedly infected with a piece of malware made in Israel but linked to a...

    Jamal Khashoggi probably thought his messages to a dissident were cloaked in security. In reality the messages were compromised -- along with the rest of the phone, which was allegedly infected with a piece of malware made in Israel but linked to a growing number of countries.
    Syrian Kurds contemplate war without US allies

    Syrian Kurds contemplate war without US allies


    Syrian Kurds have been the US's strongest and most steadfast ally on the ground in the fight against ISIS. While ISIS is close to defeat, the fighting continues. It's a battle that the Kurds may soon be fighting alone, as the US begins to...

    Syrian Kurds have been the US's strongest and most steadfast ally on the ground in the fight against ISIS. While ISIS is close to defeat, the fighting continues. It's a battle that the Kurds may soon be fighting alone, as the US begins to withdraw.
    Cargo plane crashes in Iran, killing at least 15

    Cargo plane crashes in Iran, killing at least 15


    A Boeing 707 cargo plane crashed in Iran Monday, killing at least 15 people on board, according to Iranian state...

    A Boeing 707 cargo plane crashed in Iran Monday, killing at least 15 people on board, according to Iranian state media.
    Netanyahu: Israel struck Iranian weapons depot at Damascus airport

    Netanyahu: Israel struck Iranian weapons depot at Damascus airport


    In a rare acknowledgment of Israeli operations in Syria, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the country's air force struck Syria over the...

    In a rare acknowledgment of Israeli operations in Syria, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the country's air force struck Syria over the weekend.
    Iran summons Polish diplomat over planned Warsaw conference

    Iran summons Polish diplomat over planned Warsaw conference


    The Iranian Foreign Ministry summoned Poland's Charge d'Affaires Wojciech Unolt on Sunday over an "anti-Iranian conference" that Warsaw is hosting, according to Iranian state...

    The Iranian Foreign Ministry summoned Poland's Charge d'Affaires Wojciech Unolt on Sunday over an "anti-Iranian conference" that Warsaw is hosting, according to Iranian state media.
    Mother of Navy vet in Iranian prison says he is not a spy

    Mother of Navy vet in Iranian prison says he is not a spy


    The mother of a Navy veteran being held in Iran says he was a cook in the service and has never been a...

    The mother of a Navy veteran being held in Iran says he was a cook in the service and has never been a spy.
    Jamal Khashoggi Fast Facts

    Jamal Khashoggi Fast Facts


    View Jamal Khashoggi Fast Facts on CNN and learn more information about the life and murder of the Saudi...

    View Jamal Khashoggi Fast Facts on CNN and learn more information about the life and murder of the Saudi journalist.
    King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud Fast Facts

    King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud Fast Facts


    View CNN's Fast Facts on Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, who succeeded his half brother King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz on January 22,...

    View CNN's Fast Facts on Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, who succeeded his half brother King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz on January 22, 2015.
    Saudi Arabia Fast Facts

    Saudi Arabia Fast Facts


    Read CNN's Fast Facts about Saudi Arabia and learn more about the oil-rich, Middle Eastern kingdom, home to Islam's holiest cities, Mecca and...

    Read CNN's Fast Facts about Saudi Arabia and learn more about the oil-rich, Middle Eastern kingdom, home to Islam's holiest cities, Mecca and Medina.
    Iran's state TV airs unseen video of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

    Iran's state TV airs unseen video of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe


    Iranian State TV has aired previously unseen footage of what appears to be the arrest of jailed Iranian-British dual national Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe in Tehran in April...

    Iranian State TV has aired previously unseen footage of what appears to be the arrest of jailed Iranian-British dual national Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe in Tehran in April 2016.
    Syrian refugees hardest hit in 'worst storm' to hit Lebanon in years

    Syrian refugees hardest hit in 'worst storm' to hit Lebanon in years


    Aid workers in the area say that some 600 refugee families were forced to evacuate their homes, braving rain, sleet and strong winds to find shelter. They trudged through sewage water to get to...

    Aid workers in the area say that some 600 refugee families were forced to evacuate their homes, braving rain, sleet and strong winds to find shelter. They trudged through sewage water to get to shelter.


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    Drug-smuggling Israeli ex-minister jailed over spying for Iran

    Drug-smuggling Israeli ex-minister jailed over spying for Iran


    Former Israeli Minister of Energy Gonen Segev will serve 11 years in prison as part of a plea deal over spying for Iran, the country's Ministry of Justice said in a statement Wednesday...

    Former Israeli Minister of Energy Gonen Segev will serve 11 years in prison as part of a plea deal over spying for Iran, the country's Ministry of Justice said in a statement Wednesday morning.
    ISIS is far from being defeated as a fighting force or ideology

    ISIS is far from being defeated as a fighting force or ideology


    On December 19, President Trump declared: "We have defeated ISIS in Syria, my only reason for being there during the Trump Presidency." US troops there, he said in a video the same day, are "all coming back, and they're coming back...

    On December 19, President Trump declared: "We have defeated ISIS in Syria, my only reason for being there during the Trump Presidency." US troops there, he said in a video the same day, are "all coming back, and they're coming back now."
    Story of disappeared Saudi power couple spotlights dissident crackdown

    Story of disappeared Saudi power couple spotlights dissident crackdown


    Last year, a young Saudi power couple were jailed amid a crackdown led by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. A Twitter thread by an American TV writer who knew the couple has brought renewed attention to their...

    Last year, a young Saudi power couple were jailed amid a crackdown led by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. A Twitter thread by an American TV writer who knew the couple has brought renewed attention to their case.
    Americans accused of fighting for ISIS captured in Syria, militia says

    Americans accused of fighting for ISIS captured in Syria, militia says


    The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) captured two Americans in Syria who are suspected of being ISIS fighters, the militia said in a press release...

    The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) captured two Americans in Syria who are suspected of being ISIS fighters, the militia said in a press release Sunday.
    Bolton contradicts Trump, says Syria withdrawal hinges on safety of Kurds

    Bolton contradicts Trump, says Syria withdrawal hinges on safety of Kurds


    The United States will pull out of Syria only with assurances Turkey will not attack Kurdish allies there, national security adviser John Bolton told journalists on Sunday, according to...

    The United States will pull out of Syria only with assurances Turkey will not attack Kurdish allies there, national security adviser John Bolton told journalists on Sunday, according to reports.
    Netanyahu demands right to confront witnesses over corruption claims

    Netanyahu demands right to confront witnesses over corruption claims


    Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has doubled down on his complaints of unfair treatment at the hands of his opponents by demanding the right to confront the men who have turned state's witness against him in three corruption...

    Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has doubled down on his complaints of unfair treatment at the hands of his opponents by demanding the right to confront the men who have turned state's witness against him in three corruption investigations.
    Israeli students suspected of terror offenses over Palestinian death

    Israeli students suspected of terror offenses over Palestinian death


    Several Jewish teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offenses after a Palestinian mother was killed in a rock-throwing attack. The charges have angered right-wing...

    Several Jewish teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offenses after a Palestinian mother was killed in a rock-throwing attack. The charges have angered right-wing Israelis.
    Mahmoud Abbas Fast Facts

    Mahmoud Abbas Fast Facts


    Read CNN's Mahmoud Abbas Fast Facts and learn more about the Palestinian...

    Read CNN's Mahmoud Abbas Fast Facts and learn more about the Palestinian president.
    Saudi women to be notified of divorce by text message

    Saudi women to be notified of divorce by text message


    Women in Saudi Arabia divorced by their husbands will now be sent a text message to inform them of their new...

    Women in Saudi Arabia divorced by their husbands will now be sent a text message to inform them of their new status.
    ISIS missile injures UK special forces in Syria, reports say

    ISIS missile injures UK special forces in Syria, reports say


    Two members of the British special forces have been wounded in an attack by ISIS fighters in Syria, according to the Kurdish news agency...

    Two members of the British special forces have been wounded in an attack by ISIS fighters in Syria, according to the Kurdish news agency Rudaw.