U.S. army commander in Europe: ‘Threat from Russia is not an assumption; it’s real’

The commander of the US army in Europe has warned that Nato must remain united in the face of a "real threat" from Russia. "It's...

U.S. Treasury secretary warns of ‘hardship’ for Europe and ‘uncertainties’ for global economy if...

US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew has warned that the European and global economies could face uncertainty if European Union negotiations on more financing for...

Iran’s supreme leader urges military to increase ‘preparedness’

Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei urged the country’s armed forces Sunday to increase their “defensive preparedness,” hitting out at a US warning of...

Hamas calls for kidnapping of Israelis to use in prisoner swaps

A senior Hamas official in the Gaza Strip called on Thursday for the abduction of Israelis, who would be swapped for Palestinians held by...

Israel to transfer $470 million in frozen tax funds to Palestinians

Israel said on Saturday it would transfer $470 million of withheld tax revenues to the Palestinian Authority following talks between a senior Israeli military...

Bombing of consulate in Kurdistan was first attack on U.S. in Iraq since ISIS...

A suicide bomber struck the U.S. consulate building in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil on Friday afternoon. Kurdish authorities said that at least three...

U.S. Alarmed by Iranian Armada Moving toward Yemen

U.S. military officials are concerned that Iran's support for Houthi rebels in Yemen could spark a confrontation with Saudi Arabia and plunge the region...

U.S. State Dept says report of ISIS training camps in Mexico is ‘unfounded’

The U.S. State Department Friday shot down a recent report that Islamic State fighters -- aided by violent drug cartels -- are operating training...

Report: Nuclear deal could give boost to Iran’s cyber-terror operations

Iranian cyber-terrorists are launching more sophisticated and frequent attacks against the U.S. and its allies, and the proposed deal to ease sanctions on the...

Russia blames U.S. for security crises and turmoil in Ukraine

Top Russian officials accused the United States on Thursday of seeking political and military dominance and sought to put blame on the West for...

Netanyahu calls Putin over sale of missiles to Iran; Putin says they’re not a...

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke with Russia's president to convey his displeasure over Russia's decision to sell advanced anti-aircraft missiles to Iran. Putin for...

6.1 magnitude earthquake strikes off Greek island

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck near the Greek island of Crete late Thursday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or serious damage. The...

Martin Dempsey says U.S. can still strike Iran despite S-300 missile sale

The top United States military officer said Thursday that delivery of Russian S-300 air defense missiles to Iran will not affect America's ability to...

Report Reveals Sharp Rise in anti-Semitism Worldwide

The number of violent anti-Semitic attacks around the world surged nearly 40 percent last year, according to a report released Wednesday by researchers at...

Watch What Happens in Israel on Holocaust Remembrance Day

Every year in Israel, on the day of Holocaust remembrance, something happens that shows how deeply many Israelis still feel both the pain of...

German foreign minister says Russia’s return to G8 depends on resolution of Ukraine conflict

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Wednesday the Group of Seven foreign ministers wished Russia would fulfill the conditions needed to once again...

Japan scrambling warplanes at higher levels to deter Russian, Chinese incursions

Japan's government said Wednesday that the number of scrambles by the country's warplanes has surged in recent years to levels nearly matching the Cold...

Canada to assist with training of Ukraine military

Canada is ready to commit troops to a training mission to help Ukraine's beleaguered military, possibly within weeks, CBC News has learned. After months of requests for...

Report: Military spending rises ‘for the rest of the world’ (but not the U.S.)

Global military spending remained flat in 2014 as cuts in the United States and Western Europe were offset by a binge of arms buying...

Armed clashes in eastern Ukraine leave 7 dead, threaten cease-fire

Fighting erupted overnight and in the early hours of Tuesday on the outskirts of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, despite an...