Syrian Moderate Opposition Loses Supporter, Hagel
November 24 2014 4:23 PM
Chuck Hagel's resignation leaves the Syrian moderate opposition with few supporters in the Obama administration.
The Ex-CEO Of BP Is Bullish On Gas In Kurdistan
November 24 2014 2:40 PM
According to the head of one of the largest energy companies in northern Iraq, 2014 is a turning point for Kurdish oil and gas.
China's Man-Made Island Threatens US, South China Sea Neighbors
November 24 2014 1:38 PM
A cluster of islands in the South China Sea will be a reason China and the U.S. will always struggle to get along.
Prince William To Visit China In First Royal Visit To Mainland Since 1986
November 24 2014 11:33 AM
Buckingham Palace is expected to formally make an announcement this week regarding Prince William's trip to China in 2015.
Sanctions Costing Russia $40B: Finance Minister
November 24 2014 6:08 AM
The fall in oil prices is also affecting the Russian economy significantly and led another official to call the sanctions "blackmail."
Nine Chinese Fishermen Fined $103,000 Each By Philippines Court
November 24 2014 4:18 AM
Philippines' officials had caught 11 Chinese men but repatriated two of them because they were minors.
No Easy 'Plan B' For Iran If Nuclear Talks Collapse
November 24 2014 12:27 AM
Talks between Iran and six powers are expected to fail to reach a deal to lift sanctions by a deadline on Monday.
Birmingham Muslim MP Claims 2,000 Britons Are Fighting With Isis in Syria
November 23 2014 3:29 PM
Khalid Mahmood says Foreign Office's official figure of 500 fighters is an "underestimation."
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.