ISIS Suicide Bombings Signal Desperation, Experts Say
October 20 2014 4:52 PM
At least 435 people have been killed in Iraq in car and suicide bombings since the beginning of October, with an uptick since the start of September, according to Iraq Body.
Australian Troops Join The Fight Against ISIS
October 20 2014 4:24 PM
After a month of negotiating, Iraq has allowed Australian troops to help in the fight against ISIS.
ISIS Is Advancing Again On Mount Sinjar
October 20 2014 12:58 PM
The Islamic State group advanced on two towns on Mount Sinjar Monday. The Yazidi population is pleading for U.S. help.
Far From Gadhafi, But Far From Stable
October 20 2014 11:17 AM
Three years to the day after dictator Moammar Gadhafi was killed, Libya takes another step into full-fledged civil war.
At Least 17 Killed In Baghdad Mosque Suicide Bombing
October 20 2014 7:59 AM
Nobody has claimed responsibility for the attack, but ISIS has taken credit for similar bombings.
Turkey In Talks To Aid Iraqi Kurds
October 20 2014 7:49 AM
The announcement from Turkey, which has so far refused to allow Kurdish fighters to cross into Syria, marks a major policy shift in Kobani fight.
US Transports Weapons, Medical Supplies To Syrian Kurds
October 20 2014 1:09 AM
The airdrops were carried out amid opposition from Turkey, which had expressed reservations over supplying arms to Kurdish fighters in Syria.
Erdogan: Syrian Kurdish Fighters Are Like PKK
October 19 2014 1:38 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he has not ruled out allowing U.S. use of Incirlik Air Base against ISIS.
Fiercest Fighting In Days Hits Syrian Border Town
October 19 2014 6:26 AM
Raids on Islamic State around Kobani have been stepped up, with the fate of the town seen as an important test for the anti-ISIS campaign.
ISIS Crucifies Teenage Boy For 'Apostasy'
October 19 2014 12:31 AM
Graphic pictures show the body of a teenage boy, who was accused of apostasy and of photographing the militant group's military headquarters.
Libyan Leader Seeks To Leash Militias
October 18 2014 11:35 PM
The country’s internationally recognized leader pledges to ‘soon’ retake Tripoli and Benghazi.
Yemen: Dozens Killed Amid Cease-Fire Efforts
October 18 2014 5:01 PM
It’s the second temporary halt in fighting in two days as northern Shiite Houthis advance into Yemen’s Sunni south.
US, China Smooth The Way For APEC Meeting In November
October 18 2014 2:45 PM
Top American and Chinese diplomats stressed the need to cooperate on global threats such as Ebola and the Islamic State.
24 Killed In ISIS Airstrikes
October 18 2014 2:19 PM
Airstrikes seem to have stalled the ISIS advance on Kobani.
Israel Has No Right To 'Desecrate' Al-Aqsa Mosque: Mahmoud Abbas
October 18 2014 5:08 AM
Abbas’ comments come at a time when there has been a significant uptick in violence in towns and villages around East Jerusalem.
Only 4% Of Pakistani Drone Victims Identified As Al Qaeda
October 18 2014 1:14 AM
Researchers found only 111 of 2,379 drone victims killed in Pakistan since 2004 were "senior commander[s] of any armed group."
Iraqi PM Says He Needs Militias To Help Fight ISIS
October 17 2014 4:41 PM
Iraqi Prime Minister al Abadi is relying on militias with checkered histories to help his army fight the Islamic State.
ISIS Is Now Using Lebanon As Host Country
October 17 2014 4:14 PM
Lebanon, right on the border of Syria, may have to add another problem to a long list: ISIS could soon try to expand there.
ISIS Attacks Baghdad As Iraqi Town Imposes Curfew
October 17 2014 12:27 PM
Ramadi is the capital of the vast province of Anbar — of which the Islamic State group currently controls about 80 percent.
Shiites And Al Qaeda Clash In Yemen
October 17 2014 11:51 AM
At least 10 people were killed in central Yemen when Houthi rebels clashed with members of al Qaeda.