The United States is considering taking the fight against Islamic State militants into Syria after days of airstrikes against the group in Iraq and the beheading of an American journalist, the White House signaled on Friday.
The US demanded Moscow remove an aid convoy it sent into rebel-held eastern Ukraine without permission on Friday, accusing Russia of a flagrant violation of the sovereignty of its former Soviet neighbour and threatening more sanctions.
Iran denied a report that it is ready to help counter Islamic State insurgents in return for progress in negotiations with world powers over its nuclear programme.
France, one of the six nations in nuclear talks with Tehran, said
President Barack Obama told a recent interviewer he did not want the US military to become Iraq's air force. But he may have little choice.
Iraq had only a fledgling air force when the United States withdrew in 2011. Washingto
Appearing thin but smiling, a Texas doctor who weeks ago entered an Atlanta hospital in a full-body biohazard suit to be treated for Ebola said on Thursday he was "thrilled to be alive" as doctors declared him virus-free and safe for r
Etihad Airways has appointed Matthew Jennings, a seasoned federal and international government affairs leader with more than a decade of experience, to the newly-created senior manager of public affairs post, based in Washington, DC.
The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has barred all American airlines from flying over Syria, saying the ongoing conflict poses a "serious potential threat."
The FAA had previously warned American carriers to avo
The US on Saturday conducted air strikes in Iraq against Islamic State fighters near the Kurdish capital of Arbil and the Mosul dam, the US Central Command said.
The Mosul dam, Iraq's biggest, fell under control of Islamic Sta
Companies even partly owned by individuals sanctioned by the US government could find themselves blacklisted as the result of a rule change announced on Wednesday by the Treasury Department.
Treasury, which is responsible for applying a
Iraq's new prime minister-designate won swift endorsements from uneasy mutual allies the US and Iran on Tuesday as he called on political leaders to end crippling feuds that have let jihadists seize a third of the country.