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.
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.
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.
An ISIS Hideaway In The Balkans
December 17 2014 12:16 PM
Foreigners going to Syria and Iraq to fight with ISIS use the Balkan states as one of their main transit points.
Pakistan Lifts Moratorium On Death Penalty
December 17 2014 9:18 AM
Pakistan will begin issuing approval for executions "within a day or two," following a Taliban attack that killed 141, including 132 children in Peshawar.
Netanyahu Tells EU To Put Hamas Back On Its Terror List
December 17 2014 8:19 AM
The prime minister said that Israel expects the bloc to act “immediately” to annul the decision.
Yemen's Shiite Rebels Close Strategic Port On Red Sea, Raid State Newspaper Office
December 17 2014 7:46 AM
The attack on the port and the newspaper follows two car bomb explosions on Tuesday that killed 25 people, including 15 school children.
Former US Marine Held In Iran Goes On A Hunger Strike
December 17 2014 1:02 AM
Amir Hekmati, who is held for allegedly spying in Iran, also wrote an open letter to U.S. President Barack Obama.
ISIS Gains Ground On Jordanian Border
December 16 2014 12:51 PM
Militants with the Islamic State group attacked and destroyed at least six border posts on the Jordan-Iraq border.
Mourners Grieve, Express Anger On Social Media Over Peshawar Attack
December 16 2014 11:34 AM
The Taliban attack on a Pakistani school has prompted many to change their social media photos to black boxes. Some have called for revenge.
Erdogan Hunts For 'Traitors' Amid Soccer Fans
December 16 2014 9:33 AM
Turkish soccer fans charged with attempting to stage a coup during protests last year went on trial Tuesday.
Feds Want To Use Bin Laden Letters In Terror Case
December 15 2014 8:37 PM
Abu Anas al-Libi is suspected of helping orchestrate the 1998 attacks on U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.
Hostage-Taker Identified With ISIS, Australian PM Says
December 15 2014 7:31 PM
Man Haron Monis, the Iranian refugee who was killed after taking hostages in Sydney, identified with the ISIS "death cult," Tony Abbott said.
Deadly Sydney Siege Ends After 16 Hours
December 15 2014 4:23 PM
Two hostages and the gunman, a self-styled Islamic cleric, died following a shootout after midnight.
The Sydney Siege Is Not The Western Debut Of ISIS Terror
December 15 2014 2:55 PM
"Lone-wolf" attackers are not required to pledge allegiance to a terrorist group, nor do they have to coordinate their moves.
Al Qaeda Offshoot Edges Closer To Damascus
December 15 2014 11:41 AM
Islamist factions in Syria have captured key army bases, giving them access to a road that leads directly to the capital.
Sydney Hostage-Taker Sent Derogatory Letters To Families Of Deceased Soldiers
December 15 2014 10:29 AM
Man Haron Monis has a history of sexual assault and Islamist agitation. He requested an Islamic State flag during his siege of a Sydney cafe.
Flag In Sydney Siege Is Not ISIS
December 15 2014 9:04 AM
At least one of Australia's radical Muslim organizations uses the flag displayed in the Sydney siege, but it isn't ISIS.
Netanyahu Seeks US Support Over Palestinian UN Bid
December 15 2014 7:51 AM
The Israeli prime minister is expected to request a U.S. veto of a Palestinian statehood resolution at the U.N.