An Internet video released Friday purports to show an Islamic State group fighter beheading British hostage Alan Henning.
A federal judge refused to dismiss charges against an Arab activist accused of being convicted in a fatal terrorist bombing in Jerusalem.
Ashoka Mukpo was being treated in the Liberian capital of Monrovia and was scheduled to return to the United States during the weekend.
Details of the man’s 28-hour trip from western Africa emerged Wednesday.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is expressing concerns about the Islamic State group militants as he makes a surprise visit to Afghanistan.
Pro-democracy protests expanded in Hong Kong on Monday, a day after demonstrators upset over Beijing’s decision to limit political reforms.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is acknowledging that U.S. intelligence agencies underestimated the threat from Islamic State milit…
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Facing pressure at home to come up with a new strategy for achieving Palestinian statehood, Mahmoud Abbas said Friday …
Rescue workers made a grim discovery Sunday: 31 apparently dead people, some reportedly buried in knee-deep ash.
The coalition is contributing a wide range of efforts, from carrying out airstrikes to providing military assistance and humanitarian aid.
Britain’s Ministry of Defense says warplanes have taken off for their first combat mission over Iraq since Parliament approved airstrikes ta…
A volcano in central Japan erupted in spectacular fashion on Saturday, catching mountain climbers by surprise.
The number of Americans the government believes is fighting alongside extremist groups in Syria is almost 1/10th the number cited by governm…
A U.S.-Russian space crew has blasted off successfully for the International Space Station.
A Red Cross team was attacked while collecting bodies believed to be infected with Ebola in southeastern Guinea.