Friday, October 3, 2014
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hit back at the White House after Washington criticized Israeli plans to build thousands more settler homes in east Jerusalem, Israeli media reported on Thursday.
Thursday, October 2, 2014
Kurdish fighters backed by U.S.-led coalition air strikes were locked in a fierce battle on Wednesday to prevent a key Syrian border town from falling into the hands of jihadists.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Afghanistan will on Tuesday sign a long-delayed security deal to allow some U.S. troops to stay in the country next year, signaling that newly inaugurated President Ashraf Ghani intends to repair frayed ties with Washington.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Bangladesh police said Monday they had arrested a British citizen suspected of entering the country to recruit militants for jihadist groups overseas such as the Islamic State (IS) organization.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Sunday gave voice to the conundrum at the heart of his Syria policy, acknowledging that the U.S.-led military campaign against the Islamic State group and al-Qaida's affiliate in Syria is helping Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, a man the United Nations has accused of war crimes.
Monday, September 29, 2014
Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai was sworn in Monday as Afghanistan's new president, replacing Hamid Karzai in the country's first democratic transfer of power since the 2001 U.S.-led invasion toppled the Taliban.
First there were three nations negotiating with Tehran over its nuclear program. Then six. And now, mostly one — the United States.
Airstrikes likely carried out by a U.S.-led coalition struck an oil refinery in Syria held by the Islamic State group Sunday, a witness said, shaking buildings and sending flames shooting into the air near the Turkish border.
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.