• ISIS militants claim to execute American journalist Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 2:49 AM ET
    Freelance journalist James Foley

    The Islamic State (ISIS) claims to have beheaded American journalist James Foley and has threatened the life of another. NBC reports.

  • Somalia TV sales grow as many avoid public places Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 11:49 AM ET

    Movie theaters, long a source of entertainment for Mogadishu residents, have been shuttered following a wave of terrorist attacks.

  • *Kurdish forces make progress in Iraq against militants. LONDON, Aug 18- Oil fell more than $1 a barrel to trade below $103 on Monday as investor concerns over conflict in Ukraine and Iraq eased, and as higher Libyan oil output added to already ample supplies.

  • Boko Haram abduct dozens of boys: witnesses Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 7:40 AM ET

    Suspected Islamist Boko Haram fighters have abducted dozens of boys and men in a raid on a remote village in northeast Nigeria.

  • Obama has 'waffled' over terrorism: Pro     Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 1:35 AM ET

    Morris Reid, managing director of Mercury, says U.S. President Barack Obama has "waffled" over the country's policy on terrorism which has allowed the rise of the Islamic State.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 14- Arab Bank Plc served as "paymaster" of funds supporting Hamas, lawyers for a group of Americans suing the bank for compensation stemming from attacks by the Palestinian militant group told a jury on Thursday as a long-anticipated civil trial got under way.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 14- Arab Bank Plc was accused of providing extensive and substantial material support to the Palestinian militant group Hamas, as a long-anticipated civil trial against the Jordan- based bank began on Thursday in U.S. federal court in Brooklyn.

  • Mideast bank terrorism trial worries financial world Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 2:47 AM ET

    A bank account at an Arab Bank's branch in Beirut, unremarkable except for the name: Osama Hamdan, a spokesman for Hamas, the NYT reports.

  • US victims' lawyer: Arab Bank financed terrorists Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 12:50 AM ET

    NEW YORK— A large Jordan- based bank funneled tens of millions of dollars to the families of suicide bombers and terrorist operatives with ties to Hamas during a deadly Palestinian uprising from 2001 to 2004, lawyers for American terror victims said Thursday at a federal trial in Brooklyn.

  • US victims of Hamas terror attacks go after bank Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 12:25 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Steve Averbach was seated on a packed commuter bus in Jerusalem in 2003 when a Hamas suicide bomber disguised as an Orthodox Jew set off an explosion that left the New Jersey native paralyzed.

  • Beheadings, torture by ISIS terrorize Iraq     Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    NBC's Keir Simmons reports on the violent acts committed by the Islamic State and how Iraqis are running from the group's terror.

  • Iraq’s next prime minister: What you need to know Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 7:30 AM ET

    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.

  • Obama directs funds to fight terrorists in Africa Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 9:42 AM ET

    EDGARTOWN, Massachusetts— President Barack Obama on Monday directed $10 million in emergency Pentagon spending to help France fight terrorists in northwest Africa.

  • Israel's Netanyahu shuns Gaza truce talks Sunday, 10 Aug 2014 | 5:39 AM ET

    Israel said on Sunday it would not return to ceasefire talks as long as militants in Gaza kept up cross-border rocket and mortar fire.

  • US bombs Iraq as Obama calls to prevent 'genocide' Saturday, 9 Aug 2014 | 6:03 AM ET

    The U.S. bombed militants marching on Iraq's Kurdish capital after President Barack Obama said Washington must act to prevent "genocide".

  • Gaza fighting worsens, defying truce efforts Saturday, 9 Aug 2014 | 5:43 AM ET

    Israel launched 20 aerial attacks in Gaza on Saturday and militants fired rockets, defying global efforts for an extended ceasefire.

  • US strikes ISIS artillery     Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 8:51 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the Pentagon has confirmed there have been airstrikes in Iraq.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 8- Arab Bank Plc goes on trial next week in New York over claims that it provided material support to the Palestinian group Hamas, in what one of the plaintiffs' lawyers said is the first terrorism financing case against a bank to go to trial in the United States.

  • WASHINGTON/ ARBIL, Iraq, Aug 7- President Barack Obama said on Thursday he had authorized limited U.S. airstrikes to blunt the onslaught of Islamic militants in northern Iraq and began military airdrops of humanitarian supplies to besieged religious minorities to prevent a "potential act of genocide."

  • ARBIL, Iraq, Aug 7- Islamist militants surged across northern Iraq towards the capital of the Kurdish region on Thursday, sending tens of thousands of Christians fleeing for their lives, in an offensive that has alarmed the Baghdad government and world powers.