US Plans To Arm Iraqi Tribes In Fight Against Islamic State
November 23 2014 10:32 AM
The Pentagon hopes to send $24 million worth of weapons to tribesmen in Iraq to fight Islamic State militants.
North Korea Warns US Of 'Catastrophic Consequences'
November 23 2014 6:45 AM
The Stalinist state has reacted with anger over a U.N. vote that suggested it face crimes-against-humanity charges.
Yazidi Girls Sold Into ISIS Slavey Bought Back By Families
November 23 2014 1:38 AM
Some families have had mothers, daughters and sisters kidnapped and sold into slavery by Islamic State group militants.
Bahrain Holds Elections, As Shiite Opposition Boycotts Vote
November 22 2014 10:15 PM
Bahrain has been shaken by low-level unrest since the February 2011 demonstrations.
Biden, Erdogan Talk Turkey On Syria And Iraq
November 22 2014 9:49 PM
Three-hundred protesters demonstrated against Biden's visit.
Archaeologists Credit Beer Crop For Early Man's Survival
November 22 2014 9:15 PM
A study published in the journal Science found early humans relied on barley crops for survival on the Tibetan Plateau.
US Pledges $135 Million In Additional Aid To Syrian Refugees
November 22 2014 4:42 PM
Washington has contributed more than $3 billion to Syrian Civil War victims since the conflict started in 2011.
US-Led Airstrikes Kill More Than 900 In Syria
November 22 2014 9:35 AM
Since Sept. 23, airstrikes by coalition forces in Syria have killed 910, including 52 civilians, according to a new report.
Islamic State Attack Kills 25 West Of Baghdad
November 22 2014 8:39 AM
Islamic State group militants continue to encroach on a province near Iraq's capital.
Obama Expands 2015 US Combat Role In Afghanistan: Report
November 22 2014 12:58 AM
The president signed a secret order to expand U.S. forces' role in the war-torn country, according to a New York Times report.
Canadian Vets, Plus Some Dutch Bikers, Join Fight Against ISIS
November 21 2014 9:22 PM
A group of Canadian Forces vets add to a growing list of Western fighters who have ISIS militants in their crosshairs.
ISIS Takes Aim At Ramadi
November 21 2014 12:13 PM
If the provincial capital falls, ISIS would gain a major foothold close to Baghdad.
ISIS Has A New Target For Its Videos
November 21 2014 9:19 AM
One of the most gruesome ISIS videos to date signals a change in strategy for the militant group.
'A Case Of Too Little, Too Late'? US Strategy In Syrian Civil War
November 21 2014 9:05 AM
The U.S. has so far failed to topple President Bashar Assad and is now considering a new strategy in Syria.
Lebanon Cancels Independence Day Celebrations Over Political Stalemate
November 21 2014 8:17 AM
This is the second official national celebration that has been canceled in recent months in Lebanon.
Can Modi Push India's Agenda At SAARC Summit?
November 21 2014 7:53 AM
As Modi prepares for his maiden SAARC summit, the future of the three-decade old bloc remains hostage to the India-Pakistan relationship.
Hamas' Plan To Assassinate Lieberman Foiled, 4 Palestinians Arrested
November 21 2014 6:51 AM
Israel's intelligence service Shin Bet reportedly said that Hamas hoped the assassination "would relay a message to the State of Israel."
China Rejects Tohti's Appeal, Tries Gao
November 21 2014 3:54 AM
Beijing has attracted global criticism for its detention of Uighur activist Ilham Tohti and journalist Gao Yu.
South Korea Conducts Live-Fire Drill On Yellow Sea
November 21 2014 3:00 AM
The exercise is aimed at bolstering South Korean military capabilities amid growing tensions with the North.
FIFA Whistleblower Fears For Safety After Qatar Corruption Allegations
November 20 2014 9:22 AM
FIFA whistleblower Phaedra Al-Majid will "look over my shoulder for the rest of my life."