The seizure of the leader of the Division 30 rebel group is a setback for U.S. plans.
Though not invited, Kerry showed up to a Senate hearing to defend the nuclear agreement he negotiated.
The agreement is expected to ramp up the U.S.-led air war against the Islamic State, according to officials.
Inspector general of the intelligence agencies acknowledged sending a “referral” to the Justice Department.
The agreement comes as Turkish troops trade fire with Islamic State militants on the Syrian border.
Republicans denounced what they called a flawed agreement, leaving little apparent room for compromise.
The Cuban flag is placed in the State Department as the countries end their diplomatic estrangement.
The agreement to curb Iran’s program isn’t perfect, diplomats say, but it accomplishes its aim.
On Monday, Cuba’s foreign minister will raise the flag in front of the D.C. mansion that will again be Havana’s embassy.
In a statement issued by the White House on the eve of the 100th anniversary of what he called the Meds Yeghern, Armenian for “great calamity,” Obama referred to it as a “massacre,” a “terrible carnage,” “horrific violence” and a “dark chapter of history.”