Friday, August 22, 2014
An Israeli airstrike in Gaza killed three senior commanders of the Hamas military wing Thursday, delivering a likely blow to the organization's morale and highlighting the long reach of Israel's intelligence services.
Calm returned Thursday to a slum in the Liberian capital that was sealed off in the government's attempt to halt the spread of Ebola, a day after clashes erupted between residents and security forces, but now the tens of thousands of residents worried about getting food.
U.S. President Barack Obama demanded Wednesday the world take action against the “cancer” of jihadist extremism in Iraq, as Washington revealed it had failed in an operation to free U.S. hostages in neighboring Syria.
Friends, relatives and colleagues have paid tribute to American journalist James Foley, executed by Islamic State (IS) jihadists, with his parents praising their “fearless” son.
A British couple's dream of a quiet retirement in the sun of southern France turned into a nightmare when their neighbors walled them into their home.
Thursday, August 21, 2014
The United States launched a new barrage of airstrikes against the Islamic State extremist group that beheaded American journalist James Foley and that has seized a swath of territory across Iraq and Syria.
The mother of American journalist James Foley, apparently executed by Islamic State (IS) jihadists, on Wednesday paid tribute to her son who she said had died trying to expose the suffering of the Syrian people.
Israeli warplanes pounded Gaza Wednesday as furious mourners buried the wife and child of Hamas' top military commander, braying for revenge as eight days of calm exploded into bloodshed.
Afghanistan on Wednesday ordered a New York Times correspondent to leave the country after he wrote an article saying government ministers and officials were threatening to seize power to end a stand-off over election results.