TRIPOLI, Libya— Libya's state-run oil corporation has declared 11 oil fields in the country non-operational after attacks by suspected Islamic State militants, opting for a force majeure clause that exempts the state from contractual obligations. The National Oil Corporation blamed authorities in the Libyan-capital of Tripoli, set up by Islamist-backed...» Read More
Suspected Islamist Boko Haram fighters have abducted dozens of boys and men in a raid on a remote village in northeast Nigeria.
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.
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.
NBC's Keir Simmons reports on the violent acts committed by the Islamic State and how Iraqis are running from the group's terror.
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.
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.
The U.S. bombed militants marching on Iraq's Kurdish capital after President Barack Obama said Washington must act to prevent "genocide".
Israel launched 20 aerial attacks in Gaza on Saturday and militants fired rockets, defying global efforts for an extended ceasefire.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the Pentagon has confirmed there have been airstrikes in Iraq.
Piracy, possible Hezbollah funding, drugs and human trafficking indicate that we should pay attention to Paraguay. Global Post reports.
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.
The world’s negative perception of Nigeria is a “tragedy”, a senior political official from the country told CNBC.
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.
Europe is at risk of terrorist attacks as "hundreds" of fighters in Syria hold Western passports, say Torbjorn Soltveldt, principal MENA analyst at Maplecroft, following the Norwegian terror attack warning.
The Norwegian police has received information on an imminent terrorist attack. Sevincer Vedat, managing editor at The Nordic Page talks to CNBC about what is known so far.
Islamist terrorism in Nigeria is impeding food production and pushing inflation, a senior central banker in the country warned on Tuesday.
Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu, deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, says the violence in the country has had very little impact on monetary policy, and discusses China's investments on the African continent.
Israeli forces pounded the Gaza Strip, sending thousands of residents fleeing, and said it was meeting stiff resistance from Hamas Islamists.