Pelosi, AOC’s comments on airstrikes in Gaza and Israel underscores divide among Democrats

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday condemned the indiscriminate rocket attacks by Hamas against Israel, and said Tel Aviv has the right to “defend herself against this assault.”  “Every civilian…

Gaza militants, Israel trade new rocket fire and airstrikes

JERUSALEM — Palestinian militants launched dozens of rockets from Gaza and Israel unleashed new airstrikes against them early Tuesday, in an escalation triggered by soaring tensions in Jerusalem and days of…

Thousands flee Burma airstrikes, complicating crisis

YANGON, Burma – A series of airstrikes by Burma‘s military along the country’s border raised concerns Monday that more villagers might flee to neighboring Thailand in large numbers, adding a…

Ilhan Omar, other progressives question Biden’s ‘legal rationale’ for Syria airstrikes

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., said Friday she was concerned about the White House’s “legal rationale” for launching airstrikes in Syria a day earlier without congressional approval. “We in Congress have congressional oversight…

Past Biden, Psaki tweets criticizing Trump slammed after new Syria airstrikes

Past Twitter messages from President Biden and one of his top aides — both criticizing former President Trump — weren’t appearing to age well Thursday after Biden ordered airstrikes against…

Intense Israeli airstrikes in east Syria said to kill dozens

Israeli warplanes carried out intense airstrikes on eastern Syria early Wednesday, apparently targeting positions and arms depots of Iran-backed fighters. Dozens of fighters were killed or wounded, according to an…