Battle against Islamic State creates new alliances

Battle against Islamic State creates new alliances, prompts governments to rethink priorities

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Islamic State closes in on Kurdish area of Syria

Islamic State militants close in on Kurdish area of Syria despite US-led coalition airstrikes

Updated 1 hours, 00 minutes ago

Israel's shadowy Mossad looks to recruit online

Israel's secretive Mossad spy agency looks to the Internet to recruit potential agents

Monday - 09/29/2014, 06:34pm EDT

Rival Libyan lawmakers hold UN-brokered talks

Rival Libyan lawmakers hold UN-brokered talks for 1st time since upsurge of violence

Monday - 09/29/2014, 03:10pm EDT

Israel's Netanyahu says will refute Gaza "lies"

Netanyahu promises to refute "lies directed against" Israel over Gaza war in Monday UN speech

Monday - 09/29/2014, 06:50am EDT

Al-Qaida leader warns of revenge for airstrikes

Syria's al-Qaida affiliate warns that war will reach West if airstrikes continue

Monday - 09/29/2014, 03:16am EDT

Suicide bomber attacks Shiite rebels in Yemen

Suicide bomber strikes Shiite rebel field hospital in Yemen

Sunday - 09/28/2014, 01:50pm EDT

Iraqi Kurds face off with extremists across bridge

Kurds manning northern Iraqi bridge face off with Islamic State fighters

Sunday - 09/28/2014, 10:23am EDT

New Libya Cabinet sworn in

Internationally-recognized Libyan Cabinet sworn in

Sunday - 09/28/2014, 09:10am EDT

Report: Iran builds surface-to-surface missile

Report: Iran builds new surface-to-surface cruise missile with 700-kilometer range

Sunday - 09/28/2014, 08:30am EDT

US struggles to blunt Syria rebel anger at strikes

US struggling to counter opposition Syrians' anger over airstrikes they see as boosting Assad

Sunday - 09/28/2014, 04:06am EDT

Islamic nations lobbying Palestinians to go to ICC

AP Interview: Leader says world's largest Islamic bloc is lobbying Palestinians to join ICC

Saturday - 09/27/2014, 06:40pm EDT

Yemen's Shiite rebels agree to pull back, disarm

Yemen's Shiite rebels agree to withdraw from capital, other cities and disarm

Saturday - 09/27/2014, 04:50pm EDT

Car bomb kills 10 in Iraq

Iraqi officials: Car bomb south of Baghdad kills 10, wounds 24

Saturday - 09/27/2014, 03:10pm EDT

Egypt court postpones ruling in Mubarak retrial

Egyptian court postpones ruling in retrial of former president Mubarak over protester killings

Saturday - 09/27/2014, 10:02am EDT

US-led strikes hit IS group as coalition grows

US hits IS group in Syria and Iraq; Britain, Denmark and Belgium join coalition

Saturday - 09/27/2014, 06:26am EDT

AP PHOTOS: Scenes of toil from Iran's coal mines

AP PHOTOS: Stuck in time by sanctions, Iran miners harvest coal with aging equipment

Saturday - 09/27/2014, 12:12am EDT

US rejects Palestinian speech claims

US rejects Palestinian speech claims. Says Abbas was offensive, provocative

Friday - 09/26/2014, 08:30pm EDT

Lebanese prime minister calls for world's help

Lebanese prime minister says his country faces 'terrorist onslaught,' calls for world's help

Friday - 09/26/2014, 06:52pm EDT

Iraqi leader calls for united front against IS

Iraqi president calls for united front, greater regional cooperation against extremists

Friday - 09/26/2014, 02:10pm EDT