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President Obama remarks on the murder of American journalist James Foley by ISIS, who was taken hostage nearly 2 years ago in Syria.
American journalist James Foley, who went missing in Syria two years, has apparently been executed by ISIS militants, reports CNBC's Sara Eisen.
The Islamic State (ISIS) claims to have beheaded American journalist James Foley and has threatened the life of another. NBC reports.
The Islamic State (IS or ISIS) faces increasing rejection from within Iraq and Syria despite its continued expansion, Global Post reports.
This group is the point of the spear against Islamic extremism. So why is the US ignoring them?, asks David Phillips.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton criticized President Obama's Syria policy. CNBC's John Harwood reports Hillary Clinton is putting distance between her and President Obama.
The US airstrikes in Iraq came just in time; here's what needs to happen next, says former White House adviser David L. Phillips.
The US should help the Iraqi Kurds oppose the Islamic State, which is overrunning Iraq, says former WH adviser David L. Phillips.
LONDON, July 24- GlaxoSmithKline faces new allegations of corruption, this time in Syria, where the drugmaker and its distributor have been accused of paying bribes to secure business, according to a whistleblower's email reviewed by Reuters.
Airlines will likely still fly over hot spots as they try to balance flight times, fuel burn and other variables, NBC reports.
Iraq said ISIS seized a stash of uranium. These are scare tactics aimed at getting the U.S. to take action, says former WH adviser David L. Phillips.
ISIS has a legitimate grievance but the wrong tactics, says former White House adviser David L. Phillips.
A growing number of people who've fled Iraq and Syria are actually managing start their own businesses in Jordan.
James Jeffrey, former U.S. Ambassador to Iraq from 2010-2012, attributes the crisis in Iraq to Syria's civil war and the inability of the Iraqi government to mend ethnic divisions.
If the Obama administration wants Iran's cooperation on Iraq, it needs to know what Iran wants, says former White House adviser David L. Phillips.
The lawmakers' opinion was that Iraqi PM Nouri al-Maliki "must go," though how the U.S. can do that was unsaid, the Fiscal Times reports.
The militant group's raids have not provided the group with hundreds of millions of dollars, as has been reported.
Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Jeddah on Friday to discuss the crises in Iraq and Syria with Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah and meet Syrian opposition leader Ahmad Jarba, who has close ties to the kingdom.
Iraqi Kurdistan needs Turkey’s political and security support to emerge as an independent state, says former White House adviser David L. Phillips.
Priceless pieces of history have become one of the four most common commodities to be trafficked by smugglers. NBC News reports.