Islamic State Group Recruits Tribal Leaders Near Kirkuk
January 31 2015 9:04 AM
The militant group is attacking Kurds in Kirkuk, Iraq, where it has recruited Sunni Arabs frustrated by their lack of protection by Baghdad.
US-Backed Syrian Rebels Overrun, Again
January 30 2015 1:21 PM
A defeat at the hands of an al Qaeda-linked group means foreign Islamist fighters can get into Syria more easily.
Boko Haram Is Ready To Govern, Leader Says
January 29 2015 7:18 PM
A spokesman for Boko Haram said his group is prepared to begin governing people in a caliphate and urged displaced Nigerians to return.
WHO Develops New Way To Fight Outbreaks Like Ebola
January 25 2015 5:14 PM
WHO has developed a contingency fund that will help it fight outbreaks like Ebola faster.
Boko Haram's Violence Reaches Maiduguri
January 25 2015 4:25 PM
Nigerian forces battled Boko Haram militants in clashes that killed 200 combatants.
Al-Nusra Advances In Southern Syria
January 25 2015 3:03 PM
Rebels from the al-Nusra Front and other opposition groups took a strategic military base in the southern Syria.
Obama Moves To Protect 1.4 Million Acres In ANWR
January 25 2015 1:06 PM
Obama will implement measures to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska.
Six Experienced Skiers Killed In French Alps Avalanche
January 25 2015 11:44 AM
Six experienced skiers were killed in an avalanche in the French Alps Sunday.
Nigeria's Crisis Worse Than Syria's During First Year Of Its War
January 24 2015 2:22 PM
Boko Haram has displaced more people recently than all the combatants in the Syrian Civil War did during that conflict's first year.
ISIS Gaining Strength, Warns Iraqi VP
January 22 2015 3:37 PM
"Let us face the facts as they are," Ayad Allawi told the World Economic Forum.
Agreement Staves Off Possible Coup In Yemen
January 21 2015 4:00 PM
Under the tentative agreement, Shiite Houthis will have more political power.
How Instability In Yemen Could Affect Oil Trade
January 21 2015 12:33 PM
The Houthi rebellion in Yemen may have consequences far beyond the tip of the Arabian Peninsula.
Obama Boasts Increase In Domestic Energy Production
January 21 2015 12:40 AM
Lower gas prices have helped American consumers, Obama said. But Saudi Arabia is largely responsible for low oil prices.
Yemen's Houthi Rebels Take Over Palace
January 20 2015 3:49 PM
It's unclear whether Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi escaped before Houthi rebels took over the presidential palace.
Syrian Rebel Leaders Claim Assad Is Hiding Chemical Weapons
January 20 2015 11:26 AM
Syrian rebel commanders say the Assad regime is hiding stockpiles at secret underground sites.
Is There A Way To Track Foreign Terrorist Fighters?
January 18 2015 8:22 AM
Foreign fighters are traveling to countries such as Syria to join jihadist groups, but there is no system to track them.
Belgium Raids Spur Crackdown, Europe On High Alert
January 16 2015 6:13 PM
Following the anti-terror raids, security forces are on high alert due to the return of jihadist fighters to Belgium.
Al Qaeda's New Recruitment Tactics
January 15 2015 3:06 PM
Al Qaeda is no longer using Guantanamo Bay as a recruitment tool. It is now focusing on keeping up with ISIS.
Boko Haram's Massive Land Grab
January 14 2015 3:33 PM
The extremist group is extending its territory and terror in Nigeria.
France's Commitment To Anti-ISIS War Unshaken
January 13 2015 3:05 PM
France’s role in the U.S.-led coalition to fight ISIS in Iraq and Syria will not change despite the attacks in Paris, experts say.