Trump Approves Plan to Arm Key Ally in Battle for Syria
President Donald Trump has approved a plan to arm the Syrian Kurdish militia, an important United States ally in the fight against ISIS, two defense officials told NBC News. The plan's options include providing Kurds with rifles, ammunition and armor. Syria's six-year civil war has left nearly a half million people dead.
Tue, 09 May 2017 21:40:00 GMT
Democrats Stumble Into Abortion Rift
It started with a race to pick the next mayor of Omaha and escalated into battle about ideological purity tests on abortion.
Tue, 09 May 2017 16:03:00 GMT
This Refugee Camp Is Such an ISIS Hotbed That Military Aircraft Won't Fly Over It
Some 80,000 people are trapped in a scrub land of hopelessness in a forgotten corner of the Middle East. Huddling in the wind, walled in by desert sandbanks, they have been driven there by war. Abandoned by governments, they are preyed on by the very ISIS gunmen and suicide bombers they fled their homelands to escape. NBC News was given unique access to the area which one Jordanian official described as an 'imminent threat.'
Mon, 08 May 2017 11:50:35 GMT