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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, December 3, 2014 - 05:39
The attacks reminded the world once again how brazen the group can be. What does Al-Shabaab want? Here's an explainer.
Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 06:14
Boko Haram laughed off Nigeria's announcement of a ceasefire agreement, saying there is no such deal and schoolgirls abducted in April have been converted to Islam and married off.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 12:26
Earlier this month, Kenyans commemorated the heinous attack on the Westgate Mall in Nairobi. That dark September day last year claimed the lives of 67 people, hailing from more than a dozen countries. Now, as the international community mobilizes to act against terrorists in the Middle East, it would do well to remember the lessons of the Westgate tragedy.
Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 05:59
French hostage Herve Gourdel was abducted and beheaded, a killing shown on video, French President Francois Hollande told the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday.
Monday, September 15, 2014 - 06:57
Just 18, Hamad al-Tamimi says he was a religious studies student in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, before jihadists influenced and recruited him online. Now he's in the hands of Iraqi authorities, accused of being an ISIS fighter captured in Iraq's west.

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