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In our news wrap Tuesday, tens of thousands walked off their jobs in France striking for pay hikes to keep up with inflation, ongoing protests led by women and girls in Iran spread to a rock climber who did not…
A British man nicknamed one of the Beatles by his captives because of his English accent has been sentenced to life in prison for his role in the deaths of four U.S. hostages captured by the Islamic State.
By Matthew Barakat, Associated Press
President Biden this week signed an executive order to improve efforts to free more than 60 U.S. nationals held hostage or who are wrongfully detained abroad. Diane Foley's son was an American journalist kidnapped in Syria in 2012 and killed…
In our news wrap Tuesday, Ukraine's military said it destroyed a Russian ammunition depot in outside the occupied city of Kherson, the U.S. military killed the leader of the Islamic State group in Syria, Mexico's president calls for end to…
By Wanjohi Kabukuru, Sam Mednick, Associated Press
A series of complex challenges, including a lack of funding and political will as well as rising insecurity linked to extremist groups al-Qaida and the Islamic State in Burkina Faso, are obstructing progress on Africa's Great Green Wall, according to…
By Mohammad Shoaib Amin, Associated Press
An Afghan police spokesman says explosions targeting educational institutions in Kabul have killed at least six civilians and injured 17 others.
By Samya Kullab, Associated Press
Raqqa, the former de facto capital of the Islamic State group, is now free but many of its residents are fighting to leave.
The United States on Thursday stepped up its accusations that Russia is plotting a fake attack by Ukrainian forces as a pretext to invading Ukraine. It came after a U.S. commando raid led to the death of the ISIS leader…
By Associated Press
Pentagon press secretary John Kirby said the death of the leader of the violent Islamic State group was a "significant blow" to the militant group.
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