Netanyahu Won't Support Palestinian State If Re-Elected
March 16 2015 4:00 PM EDT
Netanyahu's Likud party and opponent Isaac Herzog's Labor party are virtually deadlocked ahead of Tuesday's Israeli elections.
Syrian Activists Pay Heavy Price For Disseminating Information
March 16 2015 1:25 PM EDT
Besides Assad, activist storytellers also have to worry about ISIS' repression. Some have paid with their lives.
British Teen Arrested For Allegedly Trying To Join ISIS
March 16 2015 9:16 AM EDT
The Birmingham teen was charged on suspicion of preparing to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State.
Former Captive Recounts Torture At Hands Of 'Jihadi John'
March 16 2015 6:38 AM EDT
Spanish journalist Javier Espinosa, who was held hostage by ISIS for over six months, said Mohammed Emwazi enjoyed torturing captives.
Iran, United States Resume Nuclear Talks In Lausanne
March 16 2015 5:09 AM EDT
A nuclear deal with Tehran that would lift sanctions in exchange for curbs on Iran's nuclear program.
Saddam's Tomb Damaged In Battle For Tikrit
March 16 2015 1:48 AM EDT
An Associated Press video shows the mausoleum, which once featured poster-sized pictures of Saddam, now reduced to concrete rubble.
Israel Election Polling Shows Netanyahu On Edge Of Defeat
March 15 2015 6:30 PM EDT
Tuesday's election is set to be a tight contest with Netanyahu seeking to become Israel's longest serving leader.
Cotton, McConnell Double-Down On Letter To Iranian Leaders
March 15 2015 1:22 PM EDT
"It's a simple fact of our Constitution that if Congress does not approve that deal, then it may not last."
BP Inks $12B Deal In Egypt, A Nation In The Throes Of An Energy Crisis
March 15 2015 12:34 PM EDT
An Egyptian economic summit draws foreign-investment deals to a country struggling to meet energy demands.
Foreigners Fight On All Sides In Syrian Civil War
March 15 2015 12:18 PM EDT
Four years into the war, regional and sectarian divisions have turned Syria into an international battleground.
Iraqi Offensive On Islamic State Group In Tikrit Stalled Again
March 15 2015 10:47 AM EDT
The nearly two-week-old operation to win back the city from the radical Islamist militants has been stalled since Friday.
US Will Have To Negotiate With Syria's Assad, Kerry Says
March 15 2015 10:33 AM EDT
The U.S. is exploring ways to pressure him into agreeing to talks, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said during an interview Sunday.
Kerry Waxes Hopeful On Iran Deal
March 14 2015 11:19 PM EDT
The secretary of state, due in Switzerland Sunday for talks on Iran's nuclear program, said he hopes a deal can be reach in the coming days.
Vatican Official Says Force May Be Needed To Combat Islamic State
March 14 2015 8:00 PM EDT
In an interview with U.S. Catholic website Crux, Archbishop Silvano Tomasi said the jihadists were committing "genocide" and must be stopped.
ISIS Used Chlorine Gas As Chemical Weapon, Kurds Say
March 14 2015 2:32 PM EDT
The Islamic State group used chlorine gas against peshmerga fighters, Iraqi Kurdish authorities said.
Afghanistan Gave CIA Money To Al Qaeda For Diplomat's Return
March 14 2015 2:24 PM EDT
Afghan leaders gave about $1 million provided by the CIA to al Qaeda in exchange for a kidnapped diplomat, according to a new report.
US-Led Airstrikes Hit Islamic State Group Targets In Iraq, Syria
March 14 2015 12:40 PM EDT
The latest round of airstrikes, which began on Friday, reportedly hit a fighting position and tactical units near the Syrian cities of Kobani and Al Hasakah.
Flagging Before Elections, Netanyahu Focuses On Right Wing
March 14 2015 11:10 AM EDT
Facing a possible defeat, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is ramping up rhetoric to the country's right wing.
US Hopeful About Israeli, Palestinian Deal, Kerry Says
March 14 2015 10:22 AM EDT
An exit by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu could lead to progress in Palestinian peace talks, experts have suggested.
‘No Such Thing As The Free Syrian Army’
March 14 2015 9:14 AM EDT
Four years after the Syrian Civil War began, the men who took up arms against Bashar Assad have been absorbed by extremist groups.