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Syrian Kurdish forces end sweep in camp housing IS families

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BEIRUT — Syria’s Kurdish-led forces on Friday ended a five-day sweep inside a sprawling camp in the country's northeast housing families and supporters of...

UN urges Somali leaders to break impasse delaying elections

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UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council called on Somalia’s leaders Wednesday to meet “at the earliest opportunity” to break the impasse delaying the...

A growing challenge for Iraq: Iran-aligned Shiite militias

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BAGHDAD — It was a stark message: A convoy of masked Shiite militiamen, armed with machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades, drove openly through central...

Kurdish-led Syria forces nab 9 in raid in IS-supporters camp

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BEIRUT — Hundreds of Kurdish-led forces in northeast Syria arrested on Sunday nine people, including suspected members of the Islamic State group, during a...

Prosecutors struggle with consistent story in Jan. 6 cases

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BOSTON — There’s little doubt the Oath Keepers were planning for something on Jan. 6. The question at the heart of the criminal case...

Bus in Kenya’s hostile north hits roadside bomb, 4 killed

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NAIROBI, Kenya — A Kenyan official says four passengers were killed and dozens wounded when a bus hit an improvised bomb on a main...

Feds: Oath Keeper coordinated with Proud Boys before riot

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A reputed leader in the Oath Keepers militia group discussed forming an "alliance” and coordinating plans with another extremist group, the Proud Boys, ahead...

Report: Extremist groups thrive on Facebook despite bans

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A new outside report found that Facebook has allowed groups — many tied to QAnon, boogaloo and militia movements — to glorify violence during...

S. Carolina senator suggests everyone be made militia member

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — A South Carolina senator has a proposal to make sure no federal law can ever seize guns — make everyone over...

ICC gives Israel month to seek deferral of war crimes probe

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JERUSALEM — The International Criminal Court said Thursday it has sent formal notices to Israel and the Palestinian Authority about its impending investigation into...