In Afghanistan, A New Battle Emerges
November 06 2014 11:30 AM
As Afghan forces prepare to take over combat, a top U.S. commander has said the Afghan army's casualty rate is "not sustainable."
From Students To Suicide Bombers
November 06 2014 9:26 AM
ISIS militants are recruiting their successors, some of whom are barely old enough to be in kindergarten.
Israel Won't Be Charged For Alleged War Crimes In Flotilla
November 06 2014 9:20 AM
Prosecutors said the killing of 10 Turkish activists by Israel commandos in a 2010 raid was not of 'sufficient gravity' to warrant action.
Libya's Supreme Court Dissolves Internationally Recognized Government
November 06 2014 7:04 AM
Since Islamist militia took control of Tripoli, Libya has had two rival parliaments, only one of which is internationally recognized.
Syria's Declared Chemical Weapons Stockpile Mostly Destroyed: UN
November 06 2014 4:52 AM
However, the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has discovered four new chemical weapons sites in the last two months.
Obama To Seek New Anti-ISIS Powers From Congress
November 06 2014 1:52 AM
The current campaign against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria is being carried out under two existing laws passed in 2001 and 2002.
East Jerusalem Clashes Spark Fear Of Palestinian Uprising
November 06 2014 12:24 AM
Violence in and around East Jerusalem has seen a drastic uptick following a series of clashes on Wednesday.
Guantanamo Bay Detainee Fouzi Al Awda Transferred to Kuwait
November 05 2014 2:04 PM
He is the second prisoner transferred to Kuwait since a released detainee carried out a suicide bombing in 2008.
The Mystery Of Khorasan
November 05 2014 12:00 PM
In September the U.S. launched attacks on Khorasan terror group leaders in Syria. After that, the group vanished from U.S. statements.
Israeli Forces Kill Palestinian For 'Intentional Attack' In East Jerusalem
November 05 2014 3:37 AM
Fresh clashes erupted just a day after Fatah -- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ political party -- issued a “call to arms” to Palestinians.
France, Saudi Arabia Sign $3B Deal To Arm Lebanese Military
November 05 2014 12:18 AM
While the deal was announced a year ago, Saudi Arabia had held back funds over fears that the arms could fall into the hands of Hezbollah.
Islamic State Militants Discuss Yazidi Sex Slave Market
November 04 2014 4:28 PM
“If she doesn't have teeth, why would I want her?" one alleged militant says.
The Midterms Could Affect The Future Of Iranian Nuclear Talks
November 04 2014 2:24 PM
The international community is uncertain whether there will be an Iranian nuclear deal.
ISIS Beheads Four Journalists In Mosul: Reports
November 04 2014 11:28 AM
The journalists are thought to be among the dozen Iraqi reporters captured last month by militants.
ISIS Abused Kurdish Children: Report
November 04 2014 7:23 AM
Human Rights Watch, based on interviews with several Kurdish children, found that ISIS tortured and abused children abducted from Kobani.
US Drone Strikes Kill 20 Militants In Yemen
November 04 2014 5:47 AM
The airstrikes were carried out overnight on Tuesday near the town of Rada, about 100 miles southeast of the capital city of Sanaa.
Sinai Militant Group Denies Partnering With ISIS
November 04 2014 1:53 AM
Sinai-based Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis is believed to be behind several attacks targeting Egyptian security forces in recent months.
Jailed British-Iranian Woman Declares Hunger Strike
November 04 2014 12:21 AM
Ghoncheh Ghavami, 25, has been kept in detention, and has spent time in solitary confinement since her arrest in June.
Arab Israeli Citizen Jailed For Joining ISIS
November 03 2014 4:37 PM
In an unprecedented move, an Israeli court said citizens who receive military training in Syria are a "threat to Israel's security."
Jabhat Al-Nusra Puts Syrian Western Strategy In Jeopardy
November 03 2014 3:09 PM
The al Qaeda affiliate in Syria has made significant gains on U.S.-backed rebels.