The Army is decreasing the number of officers, who risk facing lowered pensions that can lead to financial instability, reports the New York Times.» Read More
Haider al-Ibadi has plenty on his plate. Designated the next prime minister of Iraq, he first has to make sure incumbent Nouri al-Maliki quits.
A Gaza ceasefire hes held and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry linked a lifting of blockades of the devastated enclave to Hamas giving up its rocket arsenal.
An Israeli air strike killed at least 10 people and wounded about 30 others on Sunday in a U.N.-run school in the southern Gaza Strip, witnesses said.
A truce in the Gaza Strip has collapsed after a barrage of rockets fired by Palestinian militants was met with fierce Israeli shelling.
It was not immediately clear if Hamas Islamists, who control the coastal enclave, were also willing to prolong the ceasefire.
Israeli forces pounded the Gaza Strip, sending thousands of residents fleeing, and said it was meeting stiff resistance from Hamas Islamists.
PARIS, July 20- The head of one of the world's largest airlines has called for an international meeting of carriers to agree a response to the downing of a Malaysian airliner, including a potential rethink of the threats posed by regional conflicts.
Corporal Kyle Carpenter shares his story of recovery with CNBC's Carl Quintanilla, after receiving the Congressional Medal of Honor from President Obama. Carpenter shares his experience with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said on Wednesday that he is committed to the process of forming a new government.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Cairo on Sunday for talks with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi over Egypt's crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood and the threat which the conflict in Iraq poses to the Middle East.
Sunni fighters have seized a border post on the Iraq-Syria frontier, security sources said, smashing a line drawn by colonial powers a century ago in a campaign to create an Islamic Caliphate from the Mediterranean Sea to Iran.
"This is going to burn for a long time," said Kenneth Pollack, a Brookings Institution senior fellow and a former CIA Iraq military analyst.
As rebels continue to create unrest in Iraq, policymakers and observers alike can't agree on what, if anything, the U.S. should do.
Iraq has been absent from the global agenda for years – but now the very existence of the state is being called into question.
NBC's Richard Engel reports on how President Obama's foreign policy has impacted U.S. allies.
President Obama announces America's combat mission in Afghanistan will be over by the end of this year. He outlines the United States' objectives going forward.
President Obama traveled to Afghanistan this Memorial Day weekend to thank serving men and women in uniform and deployed civilians. President Obama says America's longest war will come to a "responsible end" this year.
General Khalifa Haftar, once scorned in the North African country, is now the man to watch, after starting a massive military offensive on May 16.
President Barack Obama is promising U.S. forces in Afghanistan that America's longest war will come to a close at the end of the year.
Medal of Honor recipient Sergeant Kyle White, discusses his military service and his position at RBC Capital Markets. White received the medal for his courageous actions during combat operations in Afghanistan.