| Aug 20, 2014
| 3:29 PM
An Israeli air strike in Gaza killed the wife and infant son of Hamas's military leader, Mohammed Deif, the group said, calling it an attempt to assassinate him after a ceasefire collapsed.
Palestinians launched more than 180 rockets on Tuesday and...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 5:47 PM
United States military forces attempted to rescue journalist James Foley and other American hostages during a secret mission into Syria earlier this summer. During the attempt, U.S. forces exchanged gunfire with Islamic State militants only to discover...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 7:58 PM
BAGHDAD - Iraq's new prime minister-designate won swift endorsements from uneasy mutual allies the United States and Iran on Tuesday as he called on political leaders to end crippling feuds that have let jihadists seize a third of the country.
| Aug 13, 2014
| 6:14 AM
Nuri al-Maliki stuck to his guns and refused to accept his removal as Iraq's prime minister on Wednesday, but his hold on power was tenuous as Iran's supreme leader, a long-time Maliki ally, publicly backed his replacement.
Taking to state television as...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 1:05 PM
BERLIN Two months after the Islamic State laid claim to much of Iraq, European nations are reacting, driven in part by the fact that there are already thousands of European boots on the ground in this conflict fighting on the Islamic State side.
| Aug 15, 2014
| 11:27 AM
QUETTA Pakistan (Reuters) - Eleven Taliban-linked militants were killed and 13 members of the Pakistani security forces wounded in attacks on two air force bases in the west Pakistan city of Quetta on Thursday, officials said.
The attackers did not get...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 7:39 PM
Former Marine sniper Robert Richards, a central figure in a 2012 video scandal involving Marines urinating on the corpses of Afghan insurgents, has been found dead at his home in North Carolina.
Richards, 28, died in Jacksonville, outside Camp Lejeune,...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 7:03 AM
A bomb exploded in a Santiago subway station Monday, injuring at least 10 people in what Chilean security authorities said appeared to be a "terrorist act."
It was at least the 30th blast in Chile this year in which authorities suspected anarchists...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 11:19 AM
LONDON (Reuters) - British Muslim leaders urged people to contact police if they knew the identity of the man with an English accent who appeared in a video showing the beheading of an American journalist.
The Muslim Council of Britain, the largest...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 2:38 AM
A suicide blast targeting a foreign military convoy has killed at least four civilians in the Afghan capital, authorities said.
Residents of the Darulaman neighborhood of West Kabul told The Times they heard a loud blast at 11:30 a.m. local time.
| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:20 AM
ATLANTA Terrorists sought to kidnap and kill Hadi Lazim when he served as an interpreter for the U.S. military in Baghdad during the war in Iraq.
He fled to the U.S. with a special visa in 2010 and has steadily helped his five sons legally immigrate here...