German police arrest Syrian man wanted in alleged bomb plot

BERLIN (AP) — Three Syrians in Germany recognized a terror suspect from a police wanted poster, tied him up in their apartment and called police early Monday, ending a nearly two-day hunt, authorities said.

  • Written by KIRSTEN GRIESHABER, Associated Press

Amid Syrian attacks, medical agency pleads for Aleppo access

BEIRUT (AP) — An international medical aid agency pleaded on Monday for access to treat the wounded in the eastern, rebel-held part of Syria's Aleppo even as government forces pressed on with their offensive to retake that part of the embattled city.

  • Written by PHILIP ISSA, Associated Press

Missiles fired from rebel-held Yemen land near US destroyer

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Two missiles fired from rebel-held territory in Yemen landed near an American destroyer passing by in the Red Sea, the U.S. Navy said on Monday, the second-such launch targeting ships in the crucial international waterway in recent days.

  • Written by JON GAMBRELL, Associated Press

US forces increasing Iraq footprint ahead of Mosul operation

CAMP SWIFT, Iraq (AP) — Thirteen years ago, Chase Snow's father was among the American troops who moved into the Iraqi city of Mosul during the U.S.-led invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein. Now Snow, a U.S. Army specialist, is deployed in Iraq to help in the fight to retake the city from the Islamic State group.

  • Written by SUSANNAH GEORGE, Associated Press