Monday, September 29, 2014
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu left Israel on Sunday en route to the United Nations in New York, saying he will refute “all of the lies directed at us” with regard to Israel's recently concluded war with Hamas in the Gaza Strip.
Sunday, September 28, 2014
With just eight weeks left to broker a historic deal with Iran, world powers warned Friday they remained at loggerheads with the Islamic republic over curbing its nuclear ambitions.
Three more European countries on Friday promised warplanes to join the U.S.-led air armada battering Islamic State targets in Iraq, as coalition forces seek to destroy the jihadists' oil business.
Saturday, September 27, 2014
The jihadists who rule Iraq's northern city of Mosul have executed a female rights activist who criticized the Islamic State (IS) group on social media, several sources said Thursday.
A major Taliban offensive in eastern Afghanistan over the past week has left up to 100 civilians and security personnel dead, 12 of them beheaded, officials said Friday, as violence worsens with the withdrawal of U.S.-led troops.
An analysis of Twitter messages from the Arab-speaking world reveals strong anti-American sentiment, suggesting that social media posts may offer insights opinion polls cannot.
Denmark will send seven F-16 fighter jets to help combat Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq, Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt said on Friday.
Friday, September 26, 2014
France launched a fresh round of air strikes in Iraq Thursday and pledged more support for Syrian opposition forces as it upped its fight against Islamic State (IS) jihadists after the beheading of hostage Herve Gourdel.
Confronted by the growing threat of Middle Eastern militants, U.S. President Barack Obama implored world leaders at the United Nations Wednesday to rally behind his expanding military campaign to stamp out the violent Islamic State (IS) group and its “network of death.”