The Pentagon said it detected "active preparations" by Syria for a chemical weapons attack, giving weight to a White House statement hours earlier that the Syrian government would "pay a heavy price" if it carried out such an attack.
By Robert Burns and Matthew Lee, Associated Press
As Syria's complex war ramps up, the Trump administration is scrambling to tamp down tensions and avoid open hostilities with the Russians.
Twin bombings rocked Baghdad on Tuesday, days after the start of Ramadan. They come as the Islamic State is losing ground in Mosul, its last foothold in the country. One bomb hit just after midnight at a popular ice cream…
By PBS NewsHour
Since an attack at the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in early 2015, more than 200 people have been killed in terror attacks by Islamic extremists in France. A new book, “Terror in France: The Rise of Jihad in the West,”…
Gunmen blasted an isolated bus packed with men, women and children in Egypt, killing at least 28. The victims were Coptic Christians who were making their way to a monastery along an unpaved desert road. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Friday, authorities in Manchester have now made two more arrests in the concert bombing that killed 22 people. Police now have 9 individuals in custody, including several they deem as “key players” in the attack. Also,…
By Laura Santhanam
BRUSSELS — President Donald Trump opened meetings with European Union leaders Thursday against the backdrop of striking anger from Britain over intelligence leaks and a decision by Manchester police to withhold information from the United States about the investigation…
By Joshua Barajas
Here's what journalists and police have uncovered about the attack at an Ariana Grande concert, which injured dozens and killed 22 people Monday.
By Richard Lardner, Associated Press
The United States' top intelligence official says the U.S. has not yet verified that the Islamic State group is responsible for the attack in Manchester, England, but called the deadly incident a reminder of how serious the terror threat remains.
By Vivian Salama and Deb Riechmann, Associated Press
President Donald Trump's national security adviser insisted that Trump's revelations to Russian officials about activities by the Islamic State group amounted to a routine sharing of information.
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