Yemen's Houthis Agree To Transitional Council
February 20 2015 4:25 AM EST
The Houthis had previously announced the creation of a five-member "presidential council," a move that was not recognized by the U.N.
Iraq Planning Major Offensive To Retake Mosul From ISIS
February 20 2015 1:59 AM EST
An unnamed official from the U.S. Central Command claimed that ISIS was "losing ground every day" in Iraq.
Infighting And Executions Signal Fractures Within ISIS
February 19 2015 11:12 PM EST
Tensions, power struggles and mistrust among ISIS foreign fighters have led to countless executions.
Istanbul Under A Rare, Massive Snowstorm
February 19 2015 7:00 PM EST
Images from Istanbul, which experienced one of the biggest snowstorms in nearly 10 years.
ISIS Burns Drums In Libya, Calls Them 'Un-Islamic'
February 19 2015 6:16 PM EST
The musical instruments have been deemed “offensive to Muslims” by the Islamic State group.
US, Turkey Sign Deal To Train Syrian Rebels
February 19 2015 4:47 PM EST
Under the agreement, U.S. officials plan to train about 5,000 fighters a year for three years.
US Teen Indicted After Trying To Join ISIS
February 19 2015 3:56 PM EST
The U.S. attorney's office says Minnesota teen Hamza Naj Ahmed tried to board a plane in New York bound for Istanbul.
US Strategy In Iraq’s Anbar Province Isn't Working
February 19 2015 3:29 PM EST
American allies on the ground in Iraq aren’t getting weapons, and some of them are even defecting to ISIS.
Racism Could Prevent An ISIS, Boko Haram Partnership
February 19 2015 11:17 AM EST
U.S. intelligence officials say one factor that could bar an alliance is that "the Arab world is incredibly racist."
Afghan Taliban Ready To Hold Peace Talks
February 19 2015 6:40 AM EST
The U.S. has not yet officially confirmed reports of the proposed peace talks.
Qatar Recalls Ambassador To Egypt
February 19 2015 4:37 AM EST
Qatar's ambassador to Egypt had criticized his government for expressing reservations over Cairo’s airstrikes on ISIS targets in Libya.
'We Are Not At War With Islam'
February 18 2015 6:53 PM EST
President Obama addressed a White House summit on countering extremism, saying ISIS and al Qaeda aren't religious leaders, but terrorists.
Is Italy The Next Breeding Ground For ISIS?
February 18 2015 3:55 PM EST
There are only 80 Islamic State fighters from Italy in Iraq and Syria, but that number could rise as ISIS sets its sights on Rome.
From Gadhafi To ISIS: The Libyan Civil War Explained
February 18 2015 1:02 PM EST
Four years after the fall of one of the worst dictators in the Middle East, Libya is still in chaos.
Afghan Civilian Casualties Surged In 2014
February 18 2015 7:00 AM EST
A U.N. investigation found that larger combat operations near population centers were responsible for the spike in civilian casualties.
ISIS Harvesting Human Organs, Alleges Iraqi Official
February 18 2015 2:46 AM EST
Authorities said that they have found bodies with surgical incisions and missing kidneys or other organs in shallow mass graves.
ISIS Burns 45 People Alive In Western Iraq
February 18 2015 1:34 AM EST
The latest executions came after ISIS militants seized al-Baghdadi, located two miles from the capital city of Baghdad, last week.
Syrian Regime Agrees To Temporary Truce In Aleppo
February 18 2015 1:08 AM EST
A U.N. envoy to Syria said that a temporary truce to implement a local ceasefire has been agreed upon by the Assad government.
Libya Claims Planes Were Turned Away From Egypt
February 18 2015 12:13 AM EST
Several other countries have also banned their airspace to Libyan planes since Tripoli airport fell to Islamist militants in August.
ISIS Battles Kurdish Forces Near Erbil For Hours
February 17 2015 10:39 PM EST
Coalition aircraft weren't able to fire on the Islamic State militants attacking Iraqi Kurdish forces southwest of Erbil Tuesday night.