Iraqi Army Not Ready For Ground Offensive Against ISIS
October 24 2014 2:52 AM
The Iraqi army, trained by the U.S. before its pullout from the country in 2011, has been plagued by sectarian divisions within its ranks.
US To Retain Command Of S. Korean Forces In Any War With North
October 24 2014 1:06 AM
A plan for South Korea to command its own troops during any conflict with the North has been shelved because of a rising threat from Pyongyang.
China's Top Diplomat To Visit Vietnam Again Amid Sea Dispute
October 24 2014 12:45 AM
The two would discuss "Sino-Vietnam bilateral cooperation," the ministry said. It did not elaborate.
ISIS Has Weaponized Chlorine Gas: Report
October 23 2014 7:44 PM
The first ISIS chemical attack has been confirmed and documented in Iraq.
Kim Jong Un Plays Nice, But Don't Bet On A Thaw
October 23 2014 4:26 PM
North Korea's release of a U.S. prisoner is good news, but it doesn't signal that the Hermit Kingdom is softening.
Kenny G Changes His Tune On Hong Kong
October 23 2014 10:57 AM
The American musician goes into damage-control mode after getting flak from China, where he is a huge figure.
North Korea Shuts Down Borders Because Of Ebola
October 23 2014 10:45 AM
North Korea will not admit any international tourists, effective immediately. The reason? Ebola fears.
Syrian Airstrikes Have Killed Over 500 Militants
October 23 2014 10:39 AM
U.S. airstrikes have killed 521 ISIS militants and 32 civilians since they began a month ago, according to a Syria watchdog group.
At Least 8 Members Of Minority Hazara Group Killed In Pakistan Attack
October 23 2014 7:02 AM
The shooting is the latest in a series of attacks targeting the Hazara community, which is an ethnic and religious minority in Pakistan.
Former UK Military Chiefs Slam Afghanistan Campaign
October 23 2014 5:12 AM
Two former British army chiefs conceded that their troops were 'under-prepared and under-resourced' during the campaign in Afghanistan.
China Wants Closer Military Ties With Iran
October 23 2014 4:12 AM
The head of Iran's navy said that the country attached great importance to its ties with China, and was 'ready to enhance bilateral exchanges'.
US Air Strikes Have Killed 533 Militants in Syria, 32 Civilians: Report
October 23 2014 3:39 AM
The month-long campaign has also killed 57 members of the al-Qaeda-affilitated Nusra Front, according to a monitoring group.
Al Qaeda Eyes The Far West For Its Islamic Caliphate
October 22 2014 1:59 PM
Jihadist organizations like al Qaeda and ISIS have been pushing to recruit the Muslim minority in China — but Uighur leaders say no.
With Attention On ISIS, Assad Continues Siege
October 22 2014 1:43 PM
Syrian President Bahar Assad and his military are taking over Syrian towns while the United States and its allies focus on ISIS.
US Makes Kobani A Priority
October 22 2014 12:21 PM
The Obama administration is conducting airstrikes and dropping supplies to help rescue Kobani from the Islamic State group.
China's Social Media Users Voted To Punish Celebrities Who Back Occupy Central
October 22 2014 9:00 AM
A poll conducted by a Communist Party youth league suggests China's youth want punishment, but the poll offered no other choices.
ISIS Jets Downed By Syrian Air Force
October 22 2014 8:15 AM
The planes had been identified as MiG 21 or MiG 23 models by witnesses interviewed earlier by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
Saudi Court Jails 13 People For Plotting Attacks Against US Forces
October 22 2014 7:30 AM
The accused, who were handed down prison sentences ranging from 18 months to 30 years, were convicted of "forming a terrorist cell."
UN Warns Iraq's Yazidis Facing ‘Attempted Genocide’
October 22 2014 6:18 AM
The Yazidis, who live primarily around the Sinjar mountains in Iraq’s northern Nineveh province, have faced several attacks from ISIS.
Malala Donates $100K Award To Education In Pakistan
October 22 2014 1:29 AM
Malala Yousafzai was awarded the Liberty Medal for raising her voice against the denial of basic human rights and liberties.