(NBC News) — In his first known show of military muscle, President Biden ordered airstrikes in Syria Thursday, targeting militants backed by Iran. “We’re confident in the target we went after. We know what we hit,” U.S. Secretary of Defense ...

WASHINTON, D.C. (NBC News) – The first state dinner of the Trump presidency comes Tuesday evening at the White House, when President Trump and the first lady host French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife, along with approximately 150 other ...

Moscow, Russia, (CNN) – During a press conference on Tuesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin claims outside entities–including the United States–are planning to launch more missile strikes in Syria. Putin claims he has intelligence that “some kind of substance” will be ...

Aleppo, Syria (CNN) — The Syrian regime says it has taken full control of Aleppo, state-run media announced Thursday, marking a major turning point in the nation’s five-year civil war. Government forces and their allies are now in control of ...

(CNN) — [Breaking news update, 2:24 p.m. ET] The Syrian government has established control over eastern Aleppo, Vitaly Churkin, Russia’s Ambassador to the United Nations, told the UN Security Council on Tuesday. “Over the last hour we’ve received information that ...

Medford, Ore. — A former Oregon legislator, and current film maker is home tonight after a trip to the Middle East. Jason Atkinson spent several days at the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan. The camp is the largest in the world, ...

(CNN) — A US service member was killed in northern Syria Thursday from wounds sustained in a blast from an improvised explosive device, according to the US-led coalition fighting ISIS. This marks the first time a US service member has ...

Krasnaya Polyana, Russia (NBC) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says the Kremlin is showing restraint in Syria–but is beginning to lose patience. Putin made the remarks Thursday to an audience of foreign policy experts gathered in southern Russia. He said ...

(NBC News)  President Obama admits the ISIS threat is evolving. In an address Sunday evening from the Oval Office, Mr. Obama outlined his strategy: airstrikes, arming Iraqis and Syrian rebels, Special Ops forces, cutting off finances and ending the Syrian ...

(NBC News) Ignoring a veto threat from President Obama, the House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill to suspend the Syrian refugee program. The final vote was 289 for, and 137 against. The bill adds more layers of screening ...

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