| Sep 13, 2014
| 7:09 AM
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...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 4:50 PM
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...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 5:59 AM
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...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 8:16 AM
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...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 2:20 PM
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...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 6:09 PM
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....
| Sep 1, 2014
| 7:49 AM
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.
| Aug 31, 2014
| 10:13 AM
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-...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 2:03 PM
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...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 4:05 PM
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...