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Iraq retakes key town from ISIS

Iraqi security forces and supporting militias have retaken the key town of Karma, northeast of Falluja, from ISIS, according to the spokesman of Iraq’s Joint Operations Command, bringing most territory east of Falluja back under…

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Libya migrant ship capsizes

The delicate balance of an overcrowded boat carrying hundreds of migrants turned into a frightening roll as an Italian navy ship approached Wednesday.


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Taliban leader vows 'terror'

The new Afghan Taliban leader has told commanders and the group’s supreme leadership council that there will be no peace talks with the Afghan government, a source in the group reached through an intermediary said…





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Raqqa residents flee city

ISIS has let some residents of its so-called capital flee to the surrounding countryside as a U.S.-backed alliance of Kurdish and Arab forces pushes forward with an offensive to the north of Raqqa, one resident…



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Can attacks be prevented?

As travelers around the world absorb the implications of this week’s crash of EgyptAir Flight 804, questions are being raised about how to improve airport security.