The Washington Post

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 07:11
The United States has further reduced its diplomatic profile in Yemen amid the violence and political upheaval there, the State Department said Monday.
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 06:54
Against a backdrop of militant Islamist attacks, Secretary of State John F. Kerry on Sunday urged Nigeria’s president and his leading opponent in upcoming elections to accept the results of next month’s vote and encourage their supporters to eschew postelection violence.
Friday, January 23, 2015 - 06:37
Since 2012, the United States has tried to build a “partnership” against al-Qaeda with President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, training selected Yemeni counterterrorism units and providing close to $1 billion in aid.
Friday, January 23, 2015 - 06:03
At the end of their first round of talks Thursday, Cuban and American delegations pronounced it “productive,” respectful and positive. But both acknowledged that “profound differences” remain.
Friday, January 23, 2015 - 05:57
The surest path to reaching a comprehensive, lasting solution that will make the world and the region safer is to show commitment to diplomacy to try to resolve the Iranian nuclear issue within the deadline that has been set.
Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 07:07
With the help of the U.S.-led coalition, Kurdish forces in northern Iraq retake villages that had been held by the Islamic State.
Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 06:33
Saudi Arabia's harsh interpretation of sharia law and its use of capital punishment have come under international scrutiny. For many, the Saudi justice system sounds not unlike that of the Islamic State, the extremist Islamist group which has struck fear in much of the Middle East.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 11:27
Ebola treatment centers built by U.S. and international aid organizations are standing near-empty as the outbreak fades. The international community, led by the United States, responded with a massive construction and assistance campaign that turned out to be far in excess of what was necessary.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 06:32
The program to train moderate Syrian rebels could involve as many as 1,000 U.S. trainers and support personnel, the Pentagon said Friday.
Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 06:31
The Iraqi police and special forces officers practice drills next to a cluster of tents that constitute their base. They have a grand aim: to drive Islamic State fighters out of one of their strongholds, the city of Mosul and the surrounding province of Nineveh.