- Egypt Is 'Closely Following' Ferguson
August 19 2014 12:11 PM
Egypt, accused of killing hundreds of demonstrators, is urging U.S. authorities to exercise restraint in Ferguson, Missouri.
- Is This America's 'Negro Spring'?
August 19 2014 10:59 AM
From Egypt to Palestine and beyond, people see links between their struggles and the protests in Ferguson, Missouri.
- Israeli Military Says 3 Rockets Fired From Gaza, Despite Truce
August 19 2014 9:24 AM
Three rockets fired from the Gaza Strip struck southern Israel on Tuesday, the Israeli military said, hours before a truce with Palestinian militant groups was set to expire.
- Massive Anti-Government Protests Erupt In Yemen's Capital
August 19 2014 6:35 AM
The protesters, who called for the overthrow of the government, expressed anger at corruption and an increase in fuel prices.
- Iraqi Forces Mount Operation Against Islamic State In Tikrit
August 19 2014 6:00 AM
Iraqi forces were advancing rapidly from the south but were slowed by landmines, roadside bombs and snipers.
- FAA Bans Flights Over Syria
August 18 2014 8:30 PM
The FAA issued a statement Monday night banning flights over Syria.
- Gaza Cease-Fire Extended For A Day
August 18 2014 6:21 PM
Israel and members of the Palestinian leadership will continue talks in Cairo as the cease-fire is extended for 24 hours.
- All Syrian Chemical Weapons Destroyed: White House
August 18 2014 6:19 PM
President Obama says Syria will still bear watching to make sure it fulfills commitment to destroy production facilities.
- Pope Endorses US Airstrikes To Stop ISIS
August 18 2014 3:28 PM
Pope Francis Monday endorsed the use of U.S. airstrikes to combat Islamic State militants.
- Why Is The Mosul Dam So Important?
August 18 2014 12:22 PM
The biggest dam in Iraq is back under the control of Kurdish forces — a significant event given the dam's havoc-wreaking potential.
- Islamic State Beheads Hundreds Of Syrian Tribe Members
August 18 2014 10:30 AM
The Sunni militant group targeted the Shueitat tribe because it launched an uprising against ISIS rule in eastern Syria.
- Obama Returns To Work After Worst Vacation Ever
August 18 2014 8:46 AM
President Obama decided to cut short his vacation in Martha's Vineyard amid growing domestic and national problems.
- Protesters Clash With Police At Israeli Inter-Faith Wedding
August 18 2014 7:41 AM
Young Jewish men wearing black shirts denounced the bride as a “traitor against the Jewish state” and shouted slogans against Arabs.
- Nigerian Woman Suspected To Have Ebola Dies In Abu Dhabi
August 18 2014 6:55 AM
Her husband and the five doctors who treated her in Abu Dhabi have been isolated and are being checked for possible infection.
- Saudi Prince's Motorcade Attacked In Paris By Gunmen
August 18 2014 5:37 AM
The Repression of Banditry Brigade, a special unit belonging to the French interior ministry, will reportedly investigate the case.
- Japanese National Suspected To Be Held By Islamic State
August 18 2014 1:49 AM
The name Haruna Yukawa matches that of the self-proclaimed CEO of a Tokyo-based private security firm.
- No Deal In Sight As Gaza Cease-Fire Deadline Looms
August 18 2014 1:26 AM
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that a lasting peace in Gaza will not be possible if Israel's "security needs" are not met.
- Iraqi, Kurdish Forces Claim Full Control Of Mosul Dam
August 17 2014 9:00 PM
U.S. airstrikes helped Kurdish and Iraqi forces retake Mosul dam.
- White House OK'd Mosul Dam Airstrikes
August 17 2014 5:36 PM
President Obama says airstrikes are consistent with war powers act.
- Watch US Airstrike Target ISIS Truck Near Mosul Dam
August 17 2014 2:40 PM
The U.S. is currently conducting airstrikes near the Mosul dam in support of Kurdish troops.