Reuters (UK)

Friday, September 5, 2014 - 07:05
NATO leaders agreed on Friday that a large-scale cyberattack on a member country could be considered an attack on the entire U.S.-led alliance, potentially triggering a military response. The decision marks an expansion of the organization's remit, reflecting new threats that can disable critical infrastructure, financial systems and government without firing a shot.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 13:33
Italy should be able to start deliveries of weapons to Kurdish forces by next week, once final arrangements with Iraqi authorities are completed, Defence Minister Roberta Pinotti told parliament on Wednesday.
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 06:09
African Islamists may be emboldened by the Islamic State's gains in the Middle East, and local security services need to cooperate to counter the continent's militants, African intelligence officials heard on Thursday.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 07:23
The United States will give Tunisia $60 million worth of military aid to help it fight Islamist militants who are threatening the country's nascent democracy, a senior American official said on Tuesday.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 07:09
Iran has supplied weapons and ammunition to Iraqi Kurdish forces, Kurdistan President Massoud Barzani said Tuesday at a joint press conference with Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Arbil, capital of Iraq's Kurdish region.
Monday, August 25, 2014 - 07:47
President Barack Obama told a recent interviewer he did not want the U.S. military to become Iraq's air force.
Monday, August 25, 2014 - 07:09
The Philippines on Saturday ordered 115 troops to return home from peace-keeping operations in Liberia, spurred by a worsening Ebola epidemic in West Africa that has killed almost 1 500 people.
Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 11:33
Washington has acquired an unlikely ally in its battle against Islamic State militants in Iraq - a group of fighters it formally classifies as terrorists. The outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), condemned for its three-decade insurgency against the Turkish state, says it played a decisive role in blunting the militants' sweep through Iraq, which triggered U.S. air strikes to halt their advance.
Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 07:11
Germany and Italy joined Britain and France on Wednesday in saying they would arm Iraqi Kurdish security forces fighting Islamic State militants in northern Iraq, in close coordination with the Baghdad central government.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 12:08
The U.S. State Department has requested additional military personnel to provide security in Iraq, a U.S. official said on Wednesday.