• Iraqi forces enter territory disputed with Kurds

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi federal forces entered disputed territory held by Kurds early Monday, seeking to end a nearly month-old political fight over areas taken under control by Kurdish militias three years ago to defend the oil city of Kirkuk against the Islamic State group.

  • Israeli PM ’embraces’ Trump’s call on Iran nuclear deal

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has congratulated U.S. President Trump for his decision not to re-certify the Iran nuclear deal.

  • AP Explains: What is Iran’s Revolutionary Guard?

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard faces new sanctions from U.S. President Donald Trump as he accuses the country of violating the spirit of the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers. But what is this organization?

  • Israeli leader at odds with security team over Iran deal

    JERUSALEM (AP) — If President Donald Trump moves to scuttle the landmark 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, Israel’s nationalist government can be expected to be the loudest — and perhaps only — major player to applaud.