• More conflicts loom after Islamic State defeat in Raqqa

    BEIRUT (AP) — The Middle East may have turned a page with the defeat of the Islamic State group in its self-declared capital of Raqqa, but the future is looking even more tangled, and potentially as violent.

  • After Obama, Israel’s Netanyahu relishing in Trump love fest

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Widely unpopular around the world, President Donald Trump can take solace in the adulation of Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu, who showers him with praise and even holds his tongue over issues Israel might normally complain about.

  • Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s nationalist government may be unpopular with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among the world’s evangelical Christians and their media outlets.

  • Amid evangelical support, Israel toasts ties with Christians

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister has told a group of Christian media professionals that Israel has no better friend than the world’s Christian communities.

  • 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?