| Jun 22, 2014
| 7:28 PM
In early 2004, U.S. officials called a news conference in Baghdad to trumpet an intelligence coup: an intercepted letter from the head of Al Qaeda in Iraq setting forth his vision while outlining his worries about his organization's ability to combat an...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 9:27 AM
Malala Yousafzai, the teenage campaigner for girls’ education in Pakistan, told journalists on Monday that Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan assured her he would free 219 abducted schoolgirls being held by Islamist militants.
| Jul 15, 2014
| 7:30 AM
A suicide bomber struck a busy market in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing at least 89 people in one of the country’s deadliest attacks in months.
The bombing in restive Paktika province, near the border with Pakistan, was a grim reminder of...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 11:54 AM
Nigerian militants attacked a village in northeastern Nigeria on Friday, killing many civilians, according to local officials and residents cited in Nigerian media.
The gunmen attacked Damboa, about 50 miles south of Maiduguri, throwing explosives...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 4:03 AM
A massive car bomb exploded Friday in a government-controlled village in central Syria, killing at least 34 people and wounding dozens more, Syrian state media reported.
The blast was the latest in a series of bombings apparently targeting zones in...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 9:20 AM
A suicide bomber on a motorcycle detonated his explosives Tuesday morning near a compound in Kabul that houses foreigners, killing at least five people and injuring seven others.
The dead included a Nepali and a Peruvian. The nationalities of the others...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:05 PM
JERUSALEM An attack by Hamas militants on an Israeli army unit working to clear tunnels in the Gaza Strip killed two Israeli soldiers and ended what was to have been a three-day cease-fire less than two hours after it went into effect Friday morning.
| Jun 25, 2014
| 4:56 PM
Embattled Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki sharply rejected calls for a caretaker government that would remove him from office, striking a defiant tone Wednesday in the face of U.S. pressure to share more political power and an offensive by Sunni...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 9:41 AM
A series of bomb blasts near Egypt’s presidential palace killed two senior police officials and injured 10 other people on Monday, officials and media reports said, two days after another deadly explosion struck the capital.
The three bombings...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 11:12 AM
A morning bomb blast near a market in the Nigerian city of Maiduguri caused havoc Tuesday, with fears that dozens of people may have been killed, according to defense officials.
It was the latest in a series of terror attacks in the country’s...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:17 AM
A suicide bomber targeted an Afghan air force bus in Kabul on Wednesday, killing eight people and injuring 18 others, including some civilians, authorities said.
The incident around 6:50 a.m. took place near Kabul University, where a suicide bomber on...