Existing U.S. alliances and other priorities make it hard for the Obama administration to respond. WASHINGTON -- As Syria peace talks begin in Geneva, America's key partners on the ground feel neglected,
Last year a record 1.1 million people sought asylum in Germany - and while politicians have been busy arguing over how best to deal with the influx of migrants, others have been making money out of it.
Experts conclude Saudi-led coalition conducted widespread airstrikes against civilian targets in violation of international law A United Nations panel investigating the Saudi-led bombing campaign in Yemen
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Flush with cash and weapons, Islamic State is attracting huge numbers of foreign fighters to Iraq and Syria and withstanding U.S.-led air strikes that are failing to hit the right a
MPs have launched an inquiry into Britain’s tax arrangements amid allegations that governments have allowed Google to miniscule amounts of corporation tax since 1996. Critics say the internet giant has
Have we all been too fixated on benefits and immigration? My young daughter recently learned how to make a decent cup of tea, but the other morning as I watched her delivering a steaming cuppa to the bedside
The Institute for the Study of War and the American Enterprise Institute released its report last week. A group of experts, some of whom were involved in planning the 2007 surge of US troops in Iraq, over
Should military conflict between Iran and Saudi Arabia erupt, the United States might have no choice but to assist its longtime ally. But given some of the kingdom's latest efforts are completely contrary
DUBAI (Reuters) - Al Qaeda has warned Saudi Arabia it will pay for the executions of dozens of its members, saying they were intended to be a new year’s gift to Riyadh’s Western allies aimed at consolidating
UAE Air Force F-16E departing on mission over Yemen On December 15, Prince Mohammed bin Salman al Saud, Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister of Saudi Arabia, announced the formation of a new, 34 member,
Taliban militants in Afghanistan On November 30, 2015, the U.S. Embassy in Kabul Afghanistan issued a warning that it had received reliable information that an attack on Kabul was imminent within the 48
A report assessing the UK's risk of money laundering and terrorist financing released by the government earlier this year spells out clearly just how groups like ISIS, Al Qaeda, Al Shabaab, and Boko Haram
Danes are going to the polls in a referendum on whether to adopt EU justice and policing laws, in a vote overshadowed by the Paris attacks. The result is expected to be evenly poised between the Yes and
Prominent French economist Thomas Piketty believes massive inequality in the Middle East caused the rise of ISIS. Many American economists say that's baloney. In a controversial op-ed published recently
BEIRUT -- The dramatic arrival of Da'ish (ISIS) on the stage of Iraq has shocked many in the West. Many have been perplexed -- and horrified -- by its violence and its evident magnetism for Sunni youth.
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Likely motivation for any Islamic State role would be Moscow’s action in Syria rather than move towards global terror strategy If Islamic State did bring down a packed passenger jet over the Sinai desert,
If anything, Norway would like to move further away from the European and its common policies David Cameron this week said that Britain should not seek to emulate Norway by putting itself outside the Union.