Turkey and the US decided to set up commissions to work on the disputes they have, and the first meeting is on Thursday. Both US and Turkish officials told us what will be on the agenda, what they expect from the talks and the challenges they have.
Until now, the Pentagon has only gone as far as saying it was reviewing "adjustments" in arms for the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) which Ankara views as a threat.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says US will stay aligned with Turkey in the fight against Daesh in Iraq and Syria.
South Korea's President Moon Jae-in and US President Donald Trump vow to increase pressure on Pyongyang to further isolate the country as US-ally Kuwait gives North Korea's ambassador a month to leave the Gulf state.
The US alliance with the Syrian wing of the PKK terrorist organization in Syria will haunt it long after Daesh is ousted from Raqqa.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday told US Secretary of Defence James Mattis that Turkey felt uneasy over US support for YPG in Syria.
Iraqi forces recaptured the first three districts of the Daesh stronghold on the third day of a US-backed offensive amidst an exodus of civilians from the city.
Mattis is expected to meet Iraqi leaders and discuss the ongoing fight against Daesh in the region as well as the KRG's referendum for autonomy planned for next month.
This is the third time in a year Afghanistan's branch has lost its leader. Abu Sayed was killed in Afghanistan's northeastern province of Kunar.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has said support for the YPG might not end after the battle to drive Daesh out of Raqqa is accomplished, as the US had earlier promised.
The defense secretary said the US remains committed to its Asia-Pacific allies at the Shangri-La defence and security forum, amid tensions regarding North Korea and China.
US President Donald Trump gave an exclusive preview to alt-right Breitbart News about his address to a joint session of Congress. Here's a breakdown of some of the things the US president holds to be true.
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