The United States and its Arab allies early Tuesday launched bombing raids against Islamic State militants in Syria, opening up a new front in the battle against the jihadist group after more than a month of US air strikes in Iraq.
An ISIS nation could be worse than Taliban rule in Afghanistan.
When a Malaysian Airlines passenger jet was shot down over Ukraine, speculation about who was behind it began immediately. While it's too soon to know who was responsible, Trace examines what the ramifications might be for the guilty.
The downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet over Ukraine has raised questions about why the company persisted in flying in conflict-zone airspace.
The world grows more dangerous by the day, and while high-tech gadgetry can do some of the heavy lifting, intelligences services still need the kind of information only human spies can gather. How does someone get a gig like that?
The terms "Sunni" and "Shiite" get tossed around often in the news coverage of Middle East violence. What's the story behind the two groups, and why are they at odds?
Deeply disturbing images show Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants executing soldiers or security force members. AFP explains why they ran them.
The Boston Marathon returned Monday, April 21, amid a major security presence prompted by last year's deadly bombings.
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