Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 06:27
The recent killing of an Islamic State leader in Syria and the capture of another by American forces in Iraq mark the first steps forward in a long-discussed shift to defeat the extremist group: the targeting of specific terrorist leaders instead of exclusively striking assets and training local troops.
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 06:48
We don’t know yet what happened to San Bernardino shooter Tashfeen Malik during her many years living in Saudi Arabia, or what her U.S.-born husband and accomplice, Syed Farook, might have experienced during his two recent visits to the country.
Monday, December 7, 2015 - 06:50
The U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State last month dropped the most bombs in its 16-month campaign in Iraq and Syria, according to new Air Force data. The 3,271 munitions used in November were almost double the 1,683 in June, the low point of this year.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 06:56
The African Union's peace and security council on Saturday recommended the organisation hasten plans for sending troops to Burundi if violence in the country worsens and called for investigations into rights abuses there.
Friday, August 7, 2015 - 05:56
The outcome was unexpected, but extraordinary: the World Bank agreed to extend a US$2.1 billion low-interest loan to Nigeria, for the specific purpose of rebuilding the areas in the north-east that have been worst affected by Boko Haram.
Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 09:47
Secretary of State congratulated the people of Nigeria and the Nigerian Government on historic and largely peaceful elections the weekend of March 28. He applauded on behalf of the U.S. all voters who showed patience and demonstrated their commitment to participate in the democratic process.
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 08:42
وكانت مسيرة لانصار مرسي مكونة من نحو 200 شخص جابت عدة شوارع بالسويس رددوا خلالها هتافات ضد الجيش والشرطة ووزير الدفاع المستقيل والمرشح لرئاسة الجمهورية عبد الفتاح السيسي.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 08:20
Gun attacks north of Baghdad killed seven members of Iraq's security forces Tuesday, the latest in a surge in violence fuelling fears the country is slipping back into all-out conflict.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 - 00:00
As U.S. airlift missions operating at the request of the French government and African Union authorities continue, Uganda maintains their role as a key U.S. strategic partner.
Friday, November 1, 2013 - 08:58
About 40,000 containers and 30,000 vehicles have been shipped back from Afghanistan over the past year, but a strategic transportation planner said the system "has not yet been taxed" to its fullest potential.