More than 16 years into the Afghanistan war, the United States and its NATO allies wrangled anew on Thursday over how to meet the need for more troops to counter the resurgent Taliban and help the Afghan forces break a…
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
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, 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.
By PBS NewsHour
Hezbollah, considered a terrorist group by the U.S. and others, has been a crucial fighting force in Syria's civil war, integral to the survival of the Assad regime. While the Lebanese militant group’s popularity across the Middle East has plummeted,…
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,”…
In our news wrap Thursday, the Pentagon has concluded that a U.S. airstrike that was originally intended to kill two Islamic State snipers led to the death of at least 105 civilians in Mosul, Iraq. Also, a federal appeals court…
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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