After years of failed peace talks and following one of the deadliest weeks of suicide attacks on Afghan forces, the Trump administration is said to be pushing for the Taliban’s Qatar-based office to be closed down in an increasingly iron-fisted approach to defeating the militant group.
Former Saudi Chief of Intelligence and Ambassador to the U.S. and U.K. Prince Turki al-Faisal is cautioning the Trump team to clarify its stance on defeating “the biggest terrorist in Syria” — the country’s president, Bashar al-Assad — while at the same time praising the clear, ironfisted strategy of the U.S. toward Iran.
Armed with information from U.S. intelligence, Pakistani soldiers staged a dramatic but successful rescue operation last week to free American Caitlan Coleman, 31, and her Canadian husband Joshua Boyle, 34, and their three young children after five years in Haqqani network captivity.
A Wall Street Journal reporter’s sentencing by a Turkish court this week, to two years behind bars by “spreading terrorist propaganda,” marks the latest in the government’s escalating hostility not only with the press, but with any figure tied to the West.
President Donald Trump is expected this week to “decertify” the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), better known simply as the Iran deal, declaring that the agreement reached in 2015 by the U.S. and five other international powers is not in America’s national interest.
On the nights when the winds are light and the skies are dark, hundreds of helium-filled balloons are sent up and away from multiple points in South Korea, destined a few miles away and into North Korea.
Kurds in Iraq voted overwhelmingly last week in favor of seeking full independence from the central government in Baghdad – setting off a firestorm of international retaliation, including strong objections from the U.S.
As the nation mourns the tragedy of Sunday’s Las Vegas massacre, and investigators endeavor to piece together the killer’s motive, the thousands of concertgoers who survived grapple with the horror.
As officials in the once-economically thriving nation of Libya struggle to revive oil production and establish peace, two major obstacles threaten its recovery: the influx of ISIS terrorists and the rise of transnational organized crime syndicates.
For almost seventeen years, Nitsana Darshan-Leitner and her legal team of ten at the non-governmental organization Shurat HaDin, known as the Israel Law Center in Tel Aviv, have managed to achieve the seemingly inconceivable: successfully sue – and successfully collect – hundreds of millions of dollars from terrorist groups and governments on behalf of victims’ families.
For more than 15 years, security and intelligence officials – including former CIA Director James Woolsey – have been raising the alarm bells about the vulnerability of the U.S power grid to an electro-magnetic pulse (EMP) attack.
Dr. Shakil Afridi, the physician turned CIA asset who was instrumental in determining the location and identity of Usama bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan is hailed as a hero in the eyes of American officials.
Violence broke out at another event involving Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday, four months after a widely publicized brawl in Washington that led to the indictment of 15 Turkish security personnel.
It has been 16 years since the U.S. launched the War on Terror in Afghanistan, yet civilians still are bearing the brunt of the bloodshed.
While Iranian President Hassan Rouhani addressed the United Nations General Assembly Wednesday, thousands of Iranian expats rallied outside to call for an end to the Islamic republic's brutal regime.
The presidents of the United States and France both addressed the United Nations General Assembly for the first time on Tuesday, and both took divergent views when it came to the 2015 nuclear agreement reached between five U.N. permanent members and Germany.
In Idlib province in northwestern Syria, deemed the last government stronghold in the conflict-butchered country, civilians caught in the crossfire of escalating poverty and hopelessness have resorted to selling whatever they can to survive – including body parts.
As North Korea continues to develop a nuclear weapons program, threaten the U.S and neighboring countries, as well as starve and enslave much of its population, the regime of Kim Jong-un continues to receive an increasing amount of both public and private support from Russia.
Despite being recently defeated from their major strongholds of Mosul and Tel Afar in Iraq, and it being more than two years since Iraqi forces specifically sought to retake oil-rich areas from ISIS, militants belonging to the terror faction are continuing to steal, spill and smuggle crude oil from Iraqi oil fields as a means to wreak havoc and fund their spluttering but slimly surviving campaign of terror.
The once notoriously enigmatic country of Iran is experiencing a steady but significant boom in Western tourism despite being hit with hefty monetary sanctions, detaining several Americans and having its nuclear ambitions and support for criminalized militias constantly thrown into question by the international media.
After Hurricane Harvey hit almost two weeks ago, scores of Americans made their way to Texas – but offering a helping hand in crisis is far from straight forward, which has left many volunteers frustrated and disheartened.
North Korea may very well have the ability to kill millions of Americas, without directly firing on U.S soil.
It seems California lawmakers’ efforts to force rifle owners to register their personal details, or resort to cumbersome reloading or giving up their arms altogether, may have missed the mark.
Nicholas Fuentes, an 18-year-old who attended the Charlottesville, Virginia “Unite the Right” rally this past weekend, said that despite the intensity of the backlash he has since received, he has absolutely “no regrets” about taking part in the controversial movement.
While the U.S-led fight against ISIS in Syria is inching closer and closer to victory, the worst may not be over as Al Qaeda-linked militants continue to make strong advances and maintain territorial control in the north-west of the war-shattered country.
As the threat of nuclear conflict escalates between the U.S. and North Korea, religious leaders are stepping into the firestorm in an urgent quest to defuse the rhetoric between President Trump and supreme leader Kim Jong UN.
The operation to liberate the de facto ISIS capital of Raqqa in Syria has entered its third month, and the U.S and its partners are facing a fight far different to the final phase of Mosul – it is almost entirely a battle against bombs, not people.
As Iraqi Kurds count down the weeks until their landmark independence referendum, U.S. and Baghdad officials are warning the non-binding vote could be undermine the fight against ISIS.
Peter Mauer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) returned from a trip across war-torn Yemen last month, telling Fox News he is "profoundly concerned for the plight of its people."
A congressional proposal backed by President Trump to cut legal immigration to the U.S. has divided some activists for Syrian and Iraqi refugees.
The brutal Yemeni war between the Houthi rebels and Saudi-led coalition is about to enter its fourth year and al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), which is based in the cholera-ridden country, is regaining strength as increasing U.S. involvement draws international criticism.
The University of Southern California football player whose field goal cinched the school’s Rose Bowl win in January was booted from the school weeks later for an alleged assault against his girlfriend that she insists never happened.