U.S. sends drones, military aid to Ukraine, but no lethal weapons

The United States announced Wednesday that it is sending small unarmed drones, armored Humvees and other assistance to Ukraine in its fight against Russian-backed...

Iraqi military coalition halts battle for Tikrit as they await reinforcements

Iraqi forces and mainly Shi'ite militiamen battling to wrest full control of the city of Tikrit from Islamic State militants paused their offensive for...

Kurdish and Christian fighters make gains against ISIS in northeastern Syria

Kurdish fighters and Christian militiamen are making gains against the Islamic State group in northeastern Syria, with intense clashes amid airstrikes by the U.S.-led...

Francis says he only expects to be Pope for about 3 more years

Pope Francis said Friday he doesn't expect to be Pope much longer, raising the questions — will Popes stepping down be the new norm?...

U.S. Navy to increase number of ships in Asia, Middle East by 20%

The Navy plans to increase the number of its deployed ships by more than 20 percent over the next five years, providing the U.S...

Top commander says ISIS fighters returning to Caribbean could infiltrate U.S.

The war in Syria has attracted roughly 100 foreign fighters from the Caribbean who could easily make their way to the United States, said...

Boko Haram and ISIS are friends now: What’s next?

After months of emulating the videos and tactics of the Islamic State, on Mar. 7th, Boko Haram pledged bayat to the Islamic State in Iraq and...

South African government says its people may be working as mercenaries fighting Boko Haram...

The South African government is concerned its nationals may be working as mercenaries in Nigeria in the war against the rebel group Boko Haram. A...

Senator says ISIS could pose cybersecurity risk to U.S.

The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee told Fox News that the next frontier for the Islamic State may be cyber-attacks on U.S. infrastructure...

Scientists say likelihood of strong, magnitude 8 earthquake in California has grown

Scientists have come up with a new forecast estimating the chances of earthquakes in California, and they say the probability of a strong magnitude-8...

Experts say ISIS being on the run may make things worse for the wider...

As Iraqi forces keep up their offense to retake Tikrit, regional experts are debating whether the combined air offense by U.S. and coalition forces...

Putin reveals he worked on ‘returning Crimea to Russia’ four days before takeover

Russian President Vladimir Putin has revealed he planned the annexation of Crimea four days before unidentified gunmen appeared in the region. Crimea was formally absorbed...

President Obama says U.S. Will Pull Out of Talks With Iran if Country Does...

President Obama said Sunday that his administration will walk away from negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program unless the United States can verify...

African Militaries Are Training and Teaming Up as Threat from Boko Haram and Other...

An oath of allegiance from Boko Haram, the Nigeria-based militant group, to the Islamic State on Saturday reinforces Western fears that the terrorist group...

WATCH: Ben Carson Talks About Homosexuality on CNN

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson apologized for commenting Wednesday that prisoners' changes after they leave jail proves being gay is a choice, but said that...

Israel asks U.S. Congress for more aid to build up missile defense against Iran

Publicly the U.S. and Israel have been clashing over Iran's nuclear program, but quietly Israelis have been making another appeal: getting more U.S. funds...

Senior American General: U.S. considering deploying missile defense system in Middle East and South...

The US military is considering sending its THAAD missile defense system to the Middle East, a senior US Army general said on Wednesday, citing...

Russia accuses U.S. of plot to get rid of Vladimir Putin

Russia's Security Council accused the United States of plotting to oust President Vladimir Putin by financing the opposition and encouraging mass demonstrations, less than...

With Americans returning to Iraq to fight ISIS, Assyrian Christians caution against ‘crusader’ appearance

In a smoky living room in a makeshift military headquarters, Brett, a former U.S. serviceman with tattoos of Jesus etched on his forearms, explained...

Hamas threatens to attack Egypt after court declares organization a terrorist group

Days after a court in Egypt declared Hamas a terrorist organization, one of its leaders on Monday issued a threat against Cairo. The leader, Salah Bardawil,...