Germany revealed that nearly 700 of its citizens had traveled abroad as of March to join Islamic extremist forces, Deutsche Welle (DW) reports.
Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who was allegedly seriously wounded in a U.S. coalition airstrike in March, has been temporarily replaced by a former Iraqi physics teacher, reports Newsweek.
Saudi Arabia-led airstrikes continue to target Iran-backed Houthis in Yemen, despite the rebels’ call for peace talks, according to media reports.
The three schoolgirls who ran away from their east London home to join the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) in Syria have reportedly joined a “fearsome group” made up of British female jihadis, according to the Daily Mail.
Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, wrote an apology letter on Monday to Debbie Lee, the mother of the first Navy SEAL killed in Ramadi, Iraq, for downplaying the city's importance.
The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) and the Taliban are denying involvement in a terrorist attack that left many poor civilians dead in Eastern Afghanistan near the Pakistan border, according to media reports.
Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Morsi, who was ousted as the president of Egypt in 2013, was sentenced to 20 years in maximum security prison for using force against protesters.
A dispute between the central Kurdistan government and its Iraqi counterpart in Baghdad has left some Kurdish security troops without pay for months.
The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt and escort guided missile cruiser USS Normandy were deployed to join 10 other American warships on the waters near Yemen to dissuade Iran from shipping weapons to Shiite Houthi rebels.
Student protesters who support ousted president Mohammed Morsi in Egypt, a Muslim Brotherhood leader, were arrested at Cairo University for clashing with administrative security.
An Iran-backed Shiite rebel leader in Yemen vowed not to surrender Sunday despite ongoing Saudi-led airstrikes and a Yemeni commander bringing at least 15,000 troops to Saudi Arabia’s side.
Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has come under fire from lawmakers and veteran groups for downplaying the strategic importance of Ramadi in Anbar, Iraq’s largest province, potentially falling to the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL).
Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) took over a major airport, a sea port, and oil terminal in southern Yemen while forces loyal to Yemen's exiled president and a Saudi-led air campaign continued to battle Iran-backed Houthi rebels in other parts of the country.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- President Obama agreed to legislation that will allow Congress to vote on a nuclear deal with Iran because the bill will not prevent the president from delivering a final agreement even if lawmakers disapprove of it, argued Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL).
A federal judge on Monday sentenced one former Blackwater guard to life in prison and three others to nearly 30 years behind bars for their role in killing 14 unarmed civilians, including women and children, and injuring 18 others in Iraq.
The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday decided to impose an arms embargo on Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen and their allies, including former President Ali Abdullah Saleh and his son.
Lt. Gen. Mick Bednarek, the top U.S. military official in Iraq and chief of the Office of Security Cooperation, said ISIS in Iraq could be defeated in one year, but added that battling the jihadist group elsewhere will be "the fight of our lifetime.”
Zimbabwe's black president Robert Mugabe has launched a new campaign to seize land from the country's white farmers.
Nigeria's jihadist group Boko Haram has forced nearly one million children to flee their homes and killed hundreds more, according to a new UN report.
The U.S. is widening its role in the Saudi Arabia-led campaign against Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen, screening military targets and searching vessels for Yemen-bound game-changing weapons from Iran, reports The Wall Street Journal.
Nearly a third of fighters participating in Yemen’s armed conflict are children who are experiencing chronic malnutrition, a United Nations official told Agence France-Presse (AFP).
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is being subjected to a sweeping structural makeover by the Obama administration, which has less than two years left in power.
The Indian government went to great lengths to evacuate 4,640 Indian nationals and nearly 960 foreign citizens from 41 countries, including the United States, out of war-ravaged Yemen.
Saudi-led airstrikes against Shiite Houthi rebels in Yemen continued on Thursday as Iran called the two-week campaign a “genocide."
Nearly 500 paratroopers from the Army’s famed 82nd Airborne Division will deploy to Iraq and other locations in the Middle East to support operations against the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL), according to the Pentagon.