Simon Kent

Simon Kent

Pompeo Meets Netanyahu: Affirms Israel-U.S Focus Stays on Iran

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday, in a move designed to ease concerns in Israel that Tehran could move to exploit the political vacuum left after the U.S. withdrew forces from Syria.

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, during a meeting at the Prime Minister's residence in Jerusalem, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner, Pool)

Hunter Biden Leaves China Board as Trump Attacks Hit Home

Hunter Biden is walking away from the board of a Chinese-backed private equity company as part of a public pledge to disavow all foreign work if his father, former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, gains the presidency in 2020.

FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2012, file photo, Hunter Biden waits for the start of the his father's, Vice President Joe Biden's, debate at Centre College in Danville, Ky. In 2014, then-Vice President Joe Biden was at the forefront of American diplomatic efforts to support Ukraine's fragile democratic government …

Trump Says U.S. Holds ‘Most Dangerous’ Islamic State Terrorists in Syria

Islamic State terrorists held by the Kurds in northeast Syria were removed to U.S. custody ahead of a Turkish attack Wednesday, President Trump confirmed. Two men from Britain, alleged members of ‘the Beatles’ Islamic State execution cell, are believed to be amongst those apprehended.

A Kurdish security officer, foreground, stands guard next to Alexanda Amon Kotey, center, and El Shafee Elsheikh, right, two British alleged members of an Islamic State cell dubbed "The Beatles," known for beheading hostages in northern Syria, during an interview with The Associated Press, at a security center, in Kobani, …