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  • Terror cell discovered in Uganda, 'imminent attack' planned: U.S. Embassy

    KAMPALA (Reuters) - Ugandan authorities have uncovered a "terrorist cell" run by the Somali militant Islamist group al Shabaab which they believe was planning for an imminent attack, the U.S. Embassy in Uganda said on Saturday. "At this point we are...
  • Old echoes in America's new Mideast policy

    Here's the nightmare scenario that kept Obama administration officials awake at night this summer as they watched the black-masked guerrillas of Islamic State sweep across Iraq: First, the insurgents could invade Baghdad, toppling Iraq's government and...
  • 3 young Germans critique Chicago: Bigger and better

    3 young Germans critique Chicago: Bigger and better
    Immigrants can wind up working in amazing careers here in the U.S. Take three Germans who arrived in Chicago just two weeks ago. They proudly call themselves journalists. Astonishing — especially when you consider that they are only 9, 7 and 4 years...
  • Libya fighters may be guilty of war crimes, rights group warns

    Libya fighters may be guilty of war crimes, rights group warns
    In the latest marker of Libya’s descent into chaos, a leading human rights group warned Monday that some battle tactics being employed by rival militias -- looting and burning, indiscriminate fire and the seizing of civilian captives -- amount to...
  • Iran official says crew of plane carrying Americans gave false information

    Iran official says crew of plane carrying Americans gave false information
    DUBAI (Reuters) - An Iranian official said on Saturday that an airliner carrying Americans from Afghanistan to Dubai had been forced to land in Iran because the crew had supplied "false information". The chartered Fly Dubai plane, carrying about 100...
  • Obama vows to 'destroy' Islamic State; critics still don't see strategy

    CARDIFF, Wales President Barack Obama on Wednesday vowed to destroy the Islamic State, staking out a more aggressive stand than ever before. Skeptics, however, suggested he still doesn't have a clear strategy on combating the militant group, and Obama...
  • Libyan armed faction takes over U.S. Embassy annex in Tripoli

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Members of a Libyan militia have taken over an abandoned annex of the U.S. Embassy in Tripoli but have not broken into the main compound where the United States evacuated all of its staff last month, U.S. officials said on Sunday....
  • Libyan parliament reappoints PM as government loses grip on ministries

    BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - Libya's parliament reappointed Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni on Monday as the government lost control of ministries in the capital where armed groups have taken over and a separate parliament has claimed legitimacy. In...
  • Libyan militants play in pool at abandoned U.S. diplomatic compound

    It was, by all appearances, a jihadists’ pool party — staged at an abandoned American diplomatic compound in the Libyan capital. In video footage posted online Sunday, a group of laughing, whooping men identified as members of an Islamist-...
  • Watching for an eruption in Iceland

     Watching for an eruption in Iceland
    Venezuela: Direct flights between the U.S. and Caracas have been reduced by 50 percent since January, the U.S. Embassy in Caracas said, thus travelers should book flights as early as possible and confirm itineraries. Especially important is confirming...
  • U.S. airstrike targets leader of Somali terror group

    WASHINGTON American military planes destroyed a suspected terrorist camp in Somalia during airstrikes targeting the head of the al-Shabab network, the Pentagon said Tuesday. U.S. special operations forces using manned aircraft and drones carried out...