Syria

President Donald Trump ordered the launch of 59 Tomahawk missiles Thursday at a Syrian military base following the country's suspected use of chemical weapons in an attack that killed over 100 people.

Read some tweets from residents of Aleppo in the gallery below. Our prayers are with them.

In an effort to ramp up the fight against the Islamic State, more than 50 State Department officials have signed an internal memo urging the Obama administration to carry out military strikes against Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad, according to CNN. The strikes against Assad’s regime would urge change in the only measure to defeat ISIS, writes […]

In an effort to “keep up momentum against the Islamic State,” President Obama on Monday authorized the deployment of up to 250 extra military personnel to help train and assist local forces, reports USA Today. The move increases the number of U.S. special forces in Syria to 300. The president announced the news during a […]

Top leaders from more than a dozen countries, including the United States and Russia, on Wednesday announced a ceasefire agreement in Syria as well as a plan to deliver aid to the embattled nation, Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday.

At least 45 people were killed in a triple bombing near the Syrian capital of Damascus. The blasts went off in Sayyda Zeinab, a predominantly Shiite Muslim suburb of the Syrian capital, injuring 40 others. Ironically, the attack happened while representatives from President Bashar al-Assad‘s regime and the main Syrian opposition were in Geneva, Switzerland, to discuss ending […]

In his weekly address, Obama shared a message of love and compassion, but also gave the American people a subtle reminder about the history of Thanksgiving. The President acknowledged pilgrims arrived in America looking for a safe haven, much like the Syrian refugees of today.

Just this week, Trump said there should be a database that keeps track of Muslims within our country. "There should be a lot of systems, beyond databases," he told NBC News yesterday. "I would certainly implement that, absolutely."

Despite pledging to bring home almost all American troops before leaving office, President Barack Obama plans to leave nearly 10,000 troops in war-torn Afghanistan through 2016 in an effort to help fend off the Taliban, reports the Washington Post.

Presidential hopeful Jeb Bush made sure his foreign policy included a plan to defeat ISIS, but also found a way to blame President Obama

Actor Jeffrey Wright spoke with “NewsOne Now” guest host Jeff Johnson about the premiere of “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1.” Wright told Johnson “the exciting thing about these…

The situation in Iraq and Syria with the United States and allies up against the ISIS terrorist group was one of the subjects that came up on Afternoons with Amos as Catherine (Cat) Ping, the Republican candidate for 7th District Congress appeared on the program to talk about the issues in her campaign.  The 7th […]