Syrian Moderate Opposition Loses Supporter, Hagel
November 24 2014 4:23 PM EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
Three-hundred protesters demonstrated against Biden's visit.
Archaeologists Credit Beer Crop For Early Man's Survival
November 22 2014 9:15 PM EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
If the provincial capital falls, ISIS would gain a major foothold close to Baghdad.