By Justin Green | 09/22/14 09:57 PM
The Pentagon announced Monday that U.S. and coalition nations have begun airstrikes in Syria against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
By Sean Lengell | 09/22/14 02:31 PM
The top Democrat on the House's oversight panel has vowed to investigate how an intruder was able to get into White House last week, a scenario he called a "major, major" security failure.
09/22/14 01:16 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Diplomats are reporting a setback at talks on Iran's nuclear program, saying Tehran has resumed rejecting U.S. demands it repurpose a uranium enrichment site. They told The Associated Press Monday that Tehran is invoking what it says was an Israeli drone shot down last...
09/22/14 08:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States expects Turkey to step up in the fight against the Islamic State group now that Turkey has secured the release of 49 hostages held by the militants, Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday. The hostages — 46 Turks and three Iraqis — were returned to Turkey...
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/19/14 06:12 PM
House and Senate lawmakers dodged a vote on a broad military authorization for President Obama to go after Islamic terrorists in the Middle East, guaranteeing a heated debate over the issue when Congress returns after the November election.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/21/14 05:28 PM
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power said the United States is hardly alone in the quest to defeat Islamic terrorists.
By Jennifer Peebles | 09/21/14 05:00 PM
The Shiite Muslim rebels called the Houthis are party to a peace agreement signed this weekend that calls for them, along with separatist factions, to nominate a new prime minister, the Associated Press and the BBC are reporting.
By Hugh Hewitt | 09/19/14 03:36 PM
In an otherwise solid address at the American Enterprise Institute on Thursday, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, disappointed on two key fronts.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/21/14 04:01 PM
President Obama on Sunday made a congratulatory call to Afghanistan's newly elected president, Ashraf Ghani, and the runner-up, Abdullah Abdullah, who have agreed to a power-sharing deal.
By Jennifer Peebles | 09/21/14 03:45 PM
"Now we need a signed security agreement and a NATO [status of forces agreement], both of which should be accomplished fairly quickly," said U.S. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/21/14 02:26 PM
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers, R-Mich., said on "Face the Nation" Sunday that the threat of Khorasan is "more immediate" than the Islamic State, which the United States is targeting with airstrikes.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/21/14 01:23 PM
The Senate Intelligence Committee chairwoman said that Congress must reconvene after the November election to debate a measure authorizing President Obama to use military force in the Middle East.
By Jennifer Peebles | 09/21/14 10:33 AM
Secretary of State John Kerry has hailed the "extraordinary statesmanship" of the two Afghan leaders who inked a power-sharing agreement this weekend.
09/20/14 11:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service chief has stepped-up security outside the White House after a man with a knife who jumped the fence made it into the presidential residence before being apprehended, officials said Saturday. President Barack Obama insisted he still has confidence in the...
09/20/14 09:16 PM
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish authorities say they have freed 49 hostages from one of the world's most ruthless militant groups without firing a shot, paying a ransom or offering a quid pro quo. But as the well-dressed men and women captured by the Islamic State group more than three months ago...
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