It's all part of a plan the United States hopes will change the course of a war now entering its 17th year.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
At least 40 people were killed and dozens of others wounded on Thursday in a series of explosions that targeted a Shiite cultural center in the Afghan capital of Kabul, Afghan officials said.
By Joshua Barajas
NEW YORK — A would-be suicide bomber was held Tuesday on state terrorism charges while federal prosecutors prepared their own case in the rush hour blast in the heart of the New York City subway system that failed to cause…
By Colleen Long and Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press
The comments by Ilham Ahmed, a member of the political arm of the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, were in response to the U.S. administration’s suggestion that military aid to the Kurdish-led forces may be halted.
By Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press
By Josh Lederman and Matthew Lee, Associated Press
The United States and Russia are nearing an agreement on Syria for how they hope to resolve the Arab country’s civil war once the Islamic State group is defeated, officials said Thursday.
By James L. Gelvin, The Conversation
Sayfullo Saipov, the suspect in the Manhattan bike path attack, wasn't a devout Muslim. He cursed and came late to prayers. A terrorism expert explains why such a man may want to be a martyr.
In our news wrap Monday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made a surprise visit to Afghanistan, as the Trump administration commits more troops to shore up the Afghan regime. Tillerson also flew to Baghdad in a bid to curb Iran's…
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press
President Donald Trump is portraying the Islamic State group's ouster from its Syrian stronghold as a milestone in the U.S. fight against terrorism.
By PBS NewsHour and Nick Schifrin
U.S.-backed forces in Syria have declared victory in the city of Raqqa, the self-proclaimed capital of the Islamic State. But four years of ISIS control and four months of fighting have left a majority of the city uninhabitable. Special correspondent…
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