Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 07:11
ISIS has claimed responsibility for several bombings that occurred in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa on Wednesday.
Monday, June 8, 2015 - 06:58
Iraqi forces with the support of the U.S. are now in control of Baiji city, military and militia sources told CNN on Sunday.
Monday, June 8, 2015 - 06:44
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection helicopter was forced to make an emergency landing in Texas after it was struck by gunfire from the Mexican side of the border Friday.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 07:44
A Saudi defense official on Tuesday dismissed as "speculation" a media report that Saudi Arabia is seeking to acquire nuclear weapons from Pakistan amid growing fears of a nuclear-armed Iran. The Sunday Times of London reported that the Saudis had "taken the 'strategic decision' to acquire 'off-the-shelf' atomic weapons from Pakistan," citing unnamed senior American officials.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 11:32
Boko Haram insurgents have kidnapped 80 people in northern Cameroon, officials said, an attack that comes as troops from neighboring Chad entered Cameroon to join the fight against the terrorist group.
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 07:43
The 320 U.S. troops at Al Asad air base in Iraq are now coming under "regular" mortar and rocket fire from nearby ISIS fighters, according to Pentagon spokesman Col. Steven Warren. While the attacks are "completely ineffective," it is raising continuing concern that U.S. forces in Iraq can be kept safe and at least technically out of a combat role, a separate defense official said.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 08:15
Congress that can agree on little has 12 scheduled work days to forge a compromise on one of the most volatile issues -- immigration -- before going home for all of August. This includes reaching an agreement over the $300 million President Obama requested in aid for Central American governments.
Monday, July 14, 2014 - 08:17
"We should push to establish "safe zones" -- operated by the United Nations, supported by the U.S. -- for returning children and their families in their native countries and work with those countries to reduce their violence and expand hope".
Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 06:55
The Pentagon is considering under what circumstances it will recommend President Barack Obama authorize the use of a missile-equipped drone to kill the leader of Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, CNN has learned.
Friday, June 27, 2014 - 08:02
The United States is unlikely to undertake any military strikes against resurgent extremists in Iraq before a new government is formed, American officials and Arab diplomats told CNN.