- Syrian rebel spokesman decries US, UK aid decision Updated: Dec-12-13 8:29 am
- Uphill fight for man claiming abuse by FBI agents Updated: Dec-11-13 5:40 pm
- News outlets urge Syria rebels to halt abductions Updated: Dec-11-13 5:17 pm
- US, Britain halt nonlethal aid in northern Syria Updated: Dec-11-13 4:03 pm
- 2 Spanish journalists kidnapped in Syria Updated: Dec-10-13 9:49 am
- Defendant in UK soldier killing: I love al-Qaida Updated: Dec-09-13 12:29 pm
- AP finds bodies of 6 after ethnic killings in Mali Updated: Dec-09-13 6:23 am
- Seizure of nuns stokes Syrian Christian fears Updated: Dec-08-13 12:32 pm
- Iraqi FM warns of jihadi 'emirate' in Syria Updated: Dec-07-13 10:10 am
- Countries urged not to pay ransom to terrorists Updated: Dec-04-13 8:32 pm
- Editorial: Karzai should learn from Iraq's mistakes Updated: Dec-02-13 5:18 pm
- Intelligence committee heads: Terror threat rising Updated: Dec-01-13 9:03 am
- US: American fighters in Syria a security risk Updated: Nov-30-13 1:36 pm
- CBS: Lara Logan, producer ordered to take leave Updated: Nov-26-13 9:51 pm
- NY judge rules against ex-bin Laden spokesman Updated: Nov-26-13 6:25 pm
- France to send 1,000 troops to C. African Republic Updated: Nov-26-13 4:02 pm
- Penny Lane: Gitmo's other secret CIA facility Updated: Nov-26-13 3:43 pm
- Clock ticks on authority for Guantanamo detention Updated: Nov-23-13 12:04 pm
- Senate paralyzed on what to do about Guantanamo Updated: Nov-19-13 7:30 pm
- Lebanon blasts: Q&A about why they happened Updated: Nov-19-13 1:40 pm
- Suicide blasts near Iran Embassy in Beirut kill 23 Updated: Nov-19-13 12:39 pm
- Dozens of Mali rebels seen arriving in Kidal Updated: Nov-15-13 3:07 pm
- France says Nigerian militants trained in Mali Updated: Nov-14-13 11:37 am
- Security fears escalate in troubled N. Mali town Updated: Nov-13-13 11:46 am
BEIRUT - A U.S.-British decision to suspend nonlethal aid to opposition fighters in northern Syria was taken impulsively and in haste, a spokesman for Syria's main Western-backed rebel group said Thursday, adding that he hoped it would soon be reversed.
WASHINGTON - A lawsuit by a U.S. citizen who claims that FBI agents were responsible for falsely imprisoning him for several months in Africa appears to face an uphill battle.
BEIRUT - Major international news organizations sent a letter to the leadership of the armed opposition in Syria Wednesday, calling for urgent action against rebel groups increasingly targeting journalists for kidnappings.
BEIRUT - The U.S. and Britain said Wednesday they were suspending deliveries to rebels in northern Syria of nonlethal aid such as communications equipment and laptops after some of the gear was seized by Islamic militants.
BEIRUT - The families of two Spanish journalists abducted in Syria by an al-Qaida linked group nearly three months ago appealed publicly for their release Tuesday, after failing to make contact with the captors via intermediaries.
LONDON - A man accused of killing an off-duty British soldier in a frenzied knife attack on a London street defended his actions in court Monday, claiming he is a soldier fighting for the Muslim religion and declaring his love for al-Qaida.
TIMBUKTU, Mali - The body of an old man known as The Last Arab of Timbuktu, the symbol of ethnic minority Arabs who died or disappeared in a backlash against the al-Qaida occupation, has been found buried in the desert.
DAMASCUS - Syrian Christians offered prayers Sunday for a group of more than a dozen nuns and orphanage workers held by rebels for nearly a week, fueling fears in the minority community that they are being targeted by extremists among the fighters seeking to oust President Bashar Assad.
MANAMA, Bahrain - Iraq's top diplomat warned Saturday that the "toxic" proliferation of extremist groups among Syria's rebels raises the prospect of a jihadist-ruled territory at the heart of the region.
UNITED NATIONS - Britain is urging the U.N. Security Council to adopt a resolution calling on all countries not to pay ransom to kidnappers who use the money to finance terrorist groups.
If Hamid Karzai has any sense of situational awareness, and the mere fact that the Afgahn president has survived this long suggest he does, he will do everything in his power to keep the United States and its NATO allies in his country as long as possible.
WASHINGTON - The terrorism threat against the United States is increasing and Americans aren't as safe as they were a year or two ago, the leaders of the House and Senate intelligence committees said.
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Federal officials say Americans are joining the bloody civil war in Syria, raising the chances they could become radicalized by al-Qaida-linked militant groups and return to the U.S. as battle-hardened security risks.
NEW YORK - CBS ordered "60 Minutes" correspondent Lara Logan and her producer to take a leave of absence Tuesday following a critical internal review of their handling of the show's October story on the Benghazi raid, based on a report on a supposed witness whose story can't be verified.
NEW YORK - Statements Osama bin Laden's son-in-law made to U.S. authorities when he was brought to the United States earlier this year can be used against him at a terrorism trial next year, a federal judge said Tuesday.
DAKAR, Senegal - France promised Tuesday to send 1,000 troops to Central African Republic amid warnings about the potential for genocide in the near-anarchic former French colony.
WASHINGTON - A few hundred yards from the administrative offices of the Guantanamo Bay prison, hidden behind a ridge covered in thick scrub and cactus, sits a closely held secret.
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba - A persistent knock came from inside the heavy, locked cell door.
WASHINGTON - Senators on Tuesday illustrated their paralysis over what to do with the Guantanamo Bay prison, voting down dueling bills to loosen and tighten restrictions on transferring detainees.
BEIRUT - A pair of suicide bombers targeted the Iranian Embassy in Beirut on Tuesday, killing some two dozen people and leaving corpses, puddles of blood and burning cars strewn across an upscale, Shiite-dominated neighborhood of the capital.
BEIRUT - Two suicide bombers detonated explosions outside the Iranian Embassy in a mainly Shiite district of the Lebanese capital on Tuesday, killing 23 people, including the Iranian cultural attachÃ©, apparently in retaliation for the Lebanese group Hezbollah's support of Syrian President Bashar Assad.
BAMAKO, Mali - Dozens of Tuareg rebels have returned to the troubled north Malian town of Kidal, prompting concerns about further unrest, residents said Friday.
RABAT, Morocco - Boko Haram, the Nigerian group recently labeled by the U.S. as a terrorist organization, trained with al-Qaida's North African branch in northern Mali, France's foreign minister said Thursday, citing documentary evidence.
BAMAKO, Mali - About 40 residents of the troubled northern Mali town of Kidal on Wednesday protested the plan for Tuareg rebels to hand back to the government control of an administrative building and a radio station.