Near Mosul, Iraq (CNN) — Two years ago, Iraqi soldiers in Mosul threw down their weapons and fled the city in terror as armed militants overran the streets under the banner of the emerging threat of ISIS.
MOSCOW/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad said on Friday that the Syrian army’s capture of Aleppo, which has come under renewed bombardment in an effort to seize its rebel-held sector,
By Thomas Gibbons-Neff Thomas Gibbons-Neff Reporter Bio U.S. forces are using white phosphorus munitions in their fight against the Islamic State based on pictures and videos posted online by the Pentagon,
By Rick Noack Rick Noack Foreign affairs reporter focusing on Europe and international security Email Bio Follow DRESDEN, Germany — When an 18-year old German Iranian killed nine people and then shot on
Departure expected by the start of Conservative Party’s annual conference in October LONDON—British Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday morning said he would step down after the U.K. voted to leave
Is our Universe one of many? The idea of parallel universes, once consigned to science fiction, is now becoming respectable among scientists – at least, among physicists, who have a tendency to push ideas
By Loveday Morris and Loveday Morris Jerusalem bureau chief covering the Middle East Email Bio Follow Mustafa Salim BAGHDAD — Iraqi military forces said Thursday that they have retaken the desert town
Hackers used malicious software to gain access to bank’s fund-transfer system By Katy Burne Katy Burne The Wall Street Journal Biography @KatyBurne Google+ Katy.Burne@wsj.com Hackers have again gained
By Emily Rauhala Emily Rauhala Correspondent covering East and Southeast Asia Email Bio Follow SUBIC BAY, Philippines — The newest bar to grace this former U.S. military base is painted with American and
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal’s embattled Prime Minister K.P. Oli will not resign after the main Maoist party that props up his fragile coalition said on Wednesday it would try to form a new government,
The title, originally due last year, has now been pushed back twice. There's good news and bad for Nintendo's upcoming Legend of Zelda open-world title for the Wii U console. First the bad: It's been again,
By Rick Noack Rick Noack Foreign affairs reporter focusing on Europe and international security Email Bio Follow DRESDEN, Germany — In a bleak assessment, Germany's Federal Police warned on Thursday that
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Nine activists who posted comments critical of Thailand’s ruling junta and a military-backed draft constitution on Facebook have been jailed, police said on Saturday, the latest opponents
The iPhone 7 will have something of an uphill battle when it comes to cooking up a compelling feature list. Until the bezels change, the iPhone design is pretty much locked in to that 2007 look and feel.
Venezuela'ssocialist government ordered public workers on Tuesday to work a two-day week as an energy-saving measure in the crisis-hit South American country. President Nicolas Maduro had already given