Syria fires missiles at Israeli jets following airstrikes

JERUSALEM (AP) — Syria fired missiles at Israeli warplanes early Friday after a series of Israeli airstrikes inside Syria — a rare military exchange between the two hostile neighbors that was confirmed by both sides.

  • Written by IAN DEITCH , Associated Press

Trump's campaign insults complicate Merkel's visit

WASHINGTON (AP) — If President Donald Trump wanted a close working relationship with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, he had a funny way of showing it during his presidential campaign.

  • Written by KEN THOMAS and JILL COLVIN , Associated Press

Attack near Red Sea strait kills 31, mostly Somali migrants

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A boat packed with Somali migrants came under attack overnight off Yemen's coast close to a strategic Red Sea strait that killed 31 people, a U.N. agency and a Yemeni medical official said Friday.

  • Written by AHMED AL-HAJ and JAMEY KEATEN , Associated Press