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 Colleen Long and Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press
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 Sarah El Deeb, 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 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…
Iraq may have ousted Islamic States militants from the city of Mosul over the summer, but the major task of finding and destroying the mines, booby traps and bombs remains. A security firm hired by the U.S. and Iraqi workers…
Three U.S. special forces soldiers were killed and two more injured on Wednesday while on a training mission with the military of Niger. The soldiers were reportedly caught in an ambush not far from the Malian border, where al-Qaida and…
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