US Ready To Soften Stance On Iran Nuclear Deal
September 26 2014 7:24 AM
Under the purported new deal, Iran would be allowed to keep 4,500 centrifuges, many more than the previous U.S. demand of 1,500.
Taliban Reportedly Behead 15, Kill Scores In Attack Near Kabul
September 26 2014 5:24 AM
Hundreds of Taliban fighters attacked a district close to the Afghan capital, Kabul, and reportedly beheaded 15 people
US Releases Video Of Airstrikes On Syrian Oil Refineries
September 26 2014 1:31 AM
The airstrikes on 12 refineries near Al Hasakah, Al Mayadin and Abu Kamal were carried out late on Wednesday and early on Thursday.
Hamas, Casualty Of War, Loosens Hold On Gaza
September 25 2014 7:59 PM
A weakened Hamas agreed to a unity deal with its rival Fatah to cede control of Gaza.
United Nations Will Deploy To Fight Ebola Next Week
September 25 2014 4:17 PM
Obama offered an impassioned plea to a meeting of ministers and leaders from around the world to contribute to the Ebola fight.
Will Abu Sayyaf Become A Southeast Asia Outpost For ISIS?
September 25 2014 4:07 PM
ISIS' calls to international Muslim extremist groups may have gained traction in the Philippines, but jihad hasn't arrived there yet.
ISIS Propaganda Campaign Could Be Their Achilles' Heel
September 25 2014 3:49 PM
If citizen journalists have been able to identify the location of Islamic State fighters, U.S. officials probably can too.
ISIS Takes Iraqi Army Base Near Baghdad
September 25 2014 2:55 PM
Under pressure in the north of the country, ISIS fighters have turned their attention south, taking a military base near Baghdad.
A Weakened UK Prepares To Strike ISIS
September 25 2014 2:40 PM
After years of military cuts, experts raise questions about whether the UK can make a meaningful impact against ISIS.
Iran Blasts West For Extremism
September 25 2014 1:14 PM
“Today’s anti-Westernism is the offspring of yesterday’s colonialism," Iranian President Rouhani told the U.N. General Assembly on Thursday.
France Bombs ISIS In Iraq After Tourist's Beheading
September 25 2014 8:49 AM
This marks the second round of French airstrikes in Iraq since the country joined the U.S.-led coalition last Friday.
France Mulls Airstrikes Against ISIS In Syria
September 25 2014 8:26 AM
France has so far ruled out joining the U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria against the Islamic State group.
Future Olympics Hosts To Sign Anti-Discrimination Contracts
September 25 2014 4:35 AM
The move comes in response to criticism of Russia's 'gay propaganda' law, which was passed before it hosted the 2014 winter games.
Kurdish Troops Halt ISIS Advance Amid Airstrikes
September 25 2014 2:55 AM
The overnight attacks came just a few hours after airstrikes late on Wednesday, which targeted ISIS-controlled oilfields in eastern Syria.
Britain Will 'Play Its Part' In Fight Against ISIS: David Cameron
September 25 2014 1:29 AM
The British prime minister reportedly said that “past mistakes” should not be an “excuse for indifference or inaction” in the fight against ISIS.
Islamist Fighters Advance In Syria Despite US Strikes
September 25 2014 12:16 AM
Obama, speaking at the UN, asked the world to join together to fight the militants and vowed to keep up military pressure against them.
'The Moderate Opposition Remains Syria's Best Hope,' Kerry Says
September 24 2014 11:00 PM
The secretary of state says the U.S. would pledge $40 million for Syria's opposition groups, part of which will be to boost their ability to govern.
US Adds 10 People, 2 Groups To Terrorist List
September 24 2014 9:32 PM
The expansion of the designated terrorist list could mean more targets for airstrikes in Syria.
US Airstrikes Aim To Cut Oil Lifeline Of ISIS
September 24 2014 8:23 PM
The U.S. military said it was targeting 12 of the Islamic State group's "modular" refineries, which generate around $2 million a day.
Murky Legal Questions Around Airstrike Campaign
September 24 2014 6:18 PM
White House officials want to clarify legal justifications for the airstrikes in Iraq and Syria, but definitive answers are hard to come by.