• AP Interview: US pilot describes challenges of bombing IS

    ABOARD THE USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH (AP) — The crowded skies over Islamic State-held territory have complicated U.S.-led airstrikes targeting the extremists, though military planners are working to keep fliers safe, an American pilot involved in the bombing campaign has told The Associated Press.

  • Syrian troops counter-attack after Damascus rebel incursion

    BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces launched a counter-attack against rebels in Damascus on Tuesday, following a rebel suicide car bombing and another insurgent assault earlier in the day in the country’s capital, media reports said.

  • Exhibit pays tribute to husband killed in Brussels attack

    BRUSSELS (AP) — In the Gallery Ravenstein in Brussels, Kristin Verellen has been making the final adjustments to a very special photo exhibit that is opening to coincide with the first anniversary of the suicide bomb attacks that rocked the city.