Islamic State Kills 100 Of Its Own Fighters Attempting To Flee
December 20 2014 2:58 PM
There's a reportedly growing discontent among jihadists who left their home countries to fight for ISIS, but the group won't let them leave.
1,300 More US Troops Headed To Iraq Next Month
December 20 2014 1:14 PM
The Pentagon says as many as 1,300 more troops would be sent to Iraq to aid in the fight against the Islamic State group.
Iraq's Yazidis, Kurdish Sect With 'No Friends At All'
December 20 2014 1:03 PM
The risk of a Yazidi genocide spurred the U.S. to intervene against ISIS. But the Yazidis aren’t out of trouble yet.
Billion-Dollar Airstrikes In Iraq, Syria
December 20 2014 12:58 PM
U.S. airstrikes on the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria are costing an average of $8.1 million per day, according to the Pentagon.
Bomb Blast In Bahrain's Shiite Village Injures 3
December 20 2014 6:38 AM
The attack comes a month after the opposition group boycotted elections in the Sunni-ruled country.
US Approves $3B Sale Of Tanks, Armored Vehicles To Iraq
December 20 2014 3:02 AM
The U.S. has also authorized the deployment of 1,300 more troops to Iraq early next year.
UN Wants Israel To Pay More Than $850M For 2006 Oil Spill
December 20 2014 2:38 AM
Israel, the U.S., Canada, Australia, Micronesia and Marshall Islands voted "no" for the U.N. resolution, which is not legally binding.
Hackers Demand Sony Erase Any Evidence 'The Interview' Ever Existed
December 20 2014 1:27 AM
The group promises to keep Sony’s stolen data safe as long as “The Interview” never leaks or is released online.
Obama Touts Cuba Policy Among Accomplishments
December 19 2014 3:20 PM
At his year-end press conference, the president touted job growth, shrinking deficits and an improving economy among his 2014 accomplishments.
Assad's Downfall Won't Break Up Iran And Syria's Relationship
December 19 2014 1:28 PM
Sectarian ties and the rise of Iranian-trained militias mean Iran is in Syria for the long haul.
Netanyahu Uses European Censure To Move Against Domestic Rivals
December 19 2014 11:07 AM
It's still unclear whether his strategy will be an effective one with Israeli voters.
'We Killed All The Children In The Auditorium… What Do We Do Now?
December 19 2014 1:31 AM
Chilling conversations between Taliban fighters, who killed scores of children in Pakistan this week, and their handler have emerged.
Iraqi Kurds Claim ISIS' Mount Sinjar Siege Broken
December 19 2014 1:17 AM
The latest claim by the Kurds comes when U.S. officials said that air strikes had killed three top ISIS leaders in Iraq earlier this week.
US Backed Secret Talks To Secure Hostage Release: Report
December 18 2014 10:37 PM
An investigation by the Guardian has revealed that al Qaeda-linked clerics attempted to secure the release of Peter Kassig from ISIS.
US Airstrikes Killed Top ISIS Leaders
December 18 2014 5:16 PM
"Several" ISIS leaders were killed in U.S. airstrikes in Iraq this month, the Pentagon said. News reports have named three.
Three Pieces Of Car Tech To See At CES 2015
December 18 2014 3:58 PM
Over the past few years automakers have taken center stage at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Here's what to look for this time.
Kurds Drive Off ISIS, Liberate Hundreds On Sinjar
December 18 2014 3:56 PM
Kurdish peshmerga, which were driven from Mount Sinjar earlier this year, liberated the region from the Islamic State Thursday.
Assad’s Cyberwarriors Strike Again, This Time At IBTimes
December 17 2014 8:36 PM
The Syrian Electronic Army has hit many media and government sites to support Syrian President Bashar Assad.
The Syrian Army Is Shrinking, And Assad Is Running Out Of Soldiers
December 17 2014 5:13 PM
Since the beginning of the civil war in 2011, the Syrian Army has shrunk in size by more than half.
Three Years Later, North Korea Is Still Mourning Kim Jong Il's Death
December 17 2014 1:35 PM
Three years after Kim Jong Il's death, the official mourning period for the leader is finally over.