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US House votes to declare IS genocide against Christians, Yazidis

The U.S. House of Representatives has overwhelmingly passed, by a 383-to-0 vote, a bipartisan resolution declaring that systemic violence committed by Islamic State (IS) against Christians, Yazidis, Kurds and other ethnic and religious minorities
March 15, 2016

Turkey wants unconditional US support in fight against YPG

Turkey's prime minister on Saturday called on the United States to give his government unconditional support in the fight against the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia “without ifs and buts.”
February 21, 2016

Turkey's Erdogan issues ultimatum to US

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has issued an ultimatum to the United States to choose between Turkey and Syrian Kurds. U.S. forces have been working closely with the Syrian Kurdish group the PYD in the battle against Islamic State.
February 9, 2016

Obama reaffirms religious liberty in first visit to US mosque

President Barack Obama, on his first visit to a U.S. mosque as president, says Americans "too often" conflate Islam with terrorism.
February 3, 2016

US, EU strike new data-sharing deal

The United States and European Union have struck a new deal regulating cross-Atlantic data transfers, after a European court struck down a previous agreement in October.
February 3, 2016

Obama to reaffirm religious liberty in first visit to US mosque

President Barack Obama is visiting a U.S. mosque for the first time in his presidency, meeting Wednesday with Muslim-Americans at the Islamic Society of Baltimore (ISB).
February 3, 2016

'Putin is corrupt' says US Treasury

The US Treasury has told a BBC investigation that it considers Russian President Vladimir Putin to be corrupt.
BBC: January 25, 2016

Biden, Tsipras discuss economic reforms

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras
January 20, 2016

Iran calls new US ballistic missile sanctions illegitimate

Iran's Foreign Ministry called new U.S. sanctions targeting the country's ballistic missile program illegitimate.
January 18, 2016

US warplane flies over South Korea in show of force to North

A long-range U.S. military bomber flew over South Korea Sunday, in an apparent response to North Korea over its latest nuclear weapons test.
January 10, 2016