- Iraq's Abadi Optimistic On Formation Of New Government
August 25 2014 5:57 AM
Abadi is tasked with forming a power-sharing government that can ease sectarian tensions and counter Islamic State militants.
- Family Of Peter Theo Curtis Grateful For Release
August 24 2014 10:13 PM
The family of Peter Theo Curtis says it is unaware of the circumstances surrounding his release.
- Report: British Intelligence Has Identified 'Jihadi John'
August 24 2014 7:11 PM
Report says the family of a key suspect in the beheading of James Foley lives in a tony section of London.
- Netanyahu Asks Gazans To Leave Hamas Sites
August 24 2014 6:42 PM
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Gaza Strip residents to leave any area where Hamas militants are operating.
- Identity Of Foley Killer Close, UK Ambassador Says
August 24 2014 1:06 PM
U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., calls James Foley beheading a turning point.
- Islamic State Seizes Syrian Army Base In Raqqa
August 24 2014 11:08 AM
Militants from the Islamic State broke into the last government-controlled military base in Raqqa on Sunday, according to human rights activists.
- Iran Claims It Downed Israeli Spy Plane Near Nuclear Site
August 24 2014 10:40 AM
Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps said Sunday it downed an Israeli spy plane approaching the Natanz nuclear site.
- Newspaper Claims James Foley's Killer Identified By UK Intelligence
August 24 2014 6:45 AM
Still to be independently confirmed, the report states MI5 and MI6 know the identity of the man who killed the journalist.
- Egypt Calls For Gaza Cease-Fire As Fighting Rages
August 24 2014 3:47 AM
Hamas rockets have injured two people in Israel, while an Israeli airstrike destroyed a residential tower block in Gaza City.
- China Executes Eight Uighur Muslims For Terrorism
August 23 2014 11:21 PM
Authorities say three of those put to death were behind October's attack in Tiananmen Square.
- UN Seeks 'Immediate Action' For Iraqis 'Besieged' By Islamic State
August 23 2014 11:04 PM
The group has cut off an entire town from food, water and medicine, the U.N. says.
- Israeli Airstrikes On Gaza Collapse Apartment Building
August 23 2014 6:10 PM
Power outages in northern Israel may be the result of rocket fire from Syria.
- China Blames US For 'Dangerous' Jet Encounter
August 23 2014 5:52 PM
Beijing says the US is to blame for the encounter.
- US Compiling Targeting Info On ISIS After 'Terrorist Attack'
August 23 2014 11:58 AM
Americans remain in Islamic State custody as U.S. considers striking ISIS strongholds in Syria.
- Palestinian President Hints At Resumption Of Truce Talks In Egypt
August 23 2014 8:15 AM
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Egypt will invite Palestinian and Israeli delegations to Cairo to restart truce talks.
- Airstrikes By Unidentified Planes Kill 15 In Libyan Capital
August 23 2014 7:33 AM
Earlier attacks by unidentified airplanes killed six people in Tripoli over two days this week.
- 8 Dead In Suicide Attack On Baghdad Intelligence HQ
August 23 2014 7:25 AM
The attack came a day after Shiite militiamen machine-gunned 68 Sunnis at a mosque, raising the prospect of revenge attacks.
- Muslim Cleric Claims ISIS Is Recruiting In Canada
August 23 2014 4:17 AM
The cleric said Islamist militants are recruiting Canadians and have issued death threats against him.
- UK Proposes New Laws To Stem Flow Of Jihadis To ISIS
August 23 2014 3:13 AM
The proposed new laws are designed to combat radicalization in the UK, and stem the flow of UK citizens into foreign militant groups.
- Saudi Arabia Stays On UN Rights Council Despite 19 Beheadings
August 23 2014 1:40 AM
Eight of the 19 people killed since Aug. 4 were beheaded for nonviolent offenses, including drug smuggling and sorcery.