Syria

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.

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

One of the leading sources for African-American news and commentary was recently sold to a major media company. Yesterday, it was announced that TheRoot.com was…

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…

Airstrikes against the Islamic terrorist group ISIS have begun in the Middle-East. Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” Straight Talk panel (Jarvis Stewart, Joia Jefferson…