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  • THE HAGUE, Netherlands— With about 92 percent of the world's declared chemical weapons stockpiles destroyed, the watchdog agency overseeing the elimination of poison gas and nerve agents is looking now to counter emerging threats from extremist groups while still dealing with unfinished business in Syria. The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical...

  • *Russia, Iran work together in Syria conflict. *Iran's Khamenei close to Russia, Rouhani less so. Tehran had cause to celebrate: the Kremlin's decision a year ago to press ahead with the stalled sale of the S-300 system was the first clear evidence of a growing partnership between Russia and Iran that has since turned the tide in Syria's civil war and is testing U.S....

  • *Deployment increases U.S. forces in Syria six-fold to 300. HANOVER, Germany, April 25- President Barack Obama announced on Monday the biggest expansion of U.S. ground troops in Syria since its civil war began, but the move was unlikely to mollify Arab allies angry over Washington's cautious approach to the conflict. The deployment of up to 250 Special Forces...

  • Obama to send 250 more US troops to Syria

    The plan comes to ramp up efforts to help regain territory from ISIS.

  • US troops patrol village in Afghanistan's Logar Province.

    President Barack Obama plans to send as many as 250 more U.S. troops to Syria to help fight Islamic State militants, U.S. officials said on Sunday.

  • Life in extreme conditions, flower growing from nothing

    Six months after Zambia called for a national day of prayer to lift its currency, the unit is now one of the best performing in the world.

  • A U.S.-led coalition air campaign destroyed $500 million in Islamic State cash, reports USA Today.

  • Pope Francis arrives at the United Nations in New York, September 25, 2015.

    Pope Francis made an emotional visit into the heart of Europe’ s migrant crisis and took 12 Muslim refugees from Syria, The NY Times reports.

  • Pope Francis (L) waves next to Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Ieronymos II upon his arrival at the airport of Mytilene on the Greek island of Lesbos on April 16, 2016.

    Pope Francis traveled to Greece Saturday for a brief but provocative visit to meet with refugees as the EU begins a controversial plan to deport them.

  • Greece sends migrants to Turkey under EU deal

    Ankara will take back all migrants and refugees who entered Greece illegally.

  • Tracking bad guys' digital trail

    Insight to finding out more about terrorists by using software which tracks their digital footprints, with Mark Testoni, SAP National Security Services President and CEO.

  • Syrian forces take Palmyra

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on global headlines, including video footage from inside the historic city of Palmyra of Syria.

  • A view of the ancient town of Palmyra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Syrian Government's army is fighting with ISIS militants for control of the heritage site.

    Syrian government forces recaptured Palmyra on Sunday, state media and a monitoring group said, inflicting a significant defeat on Islamic State.

  • *Army advances in western and northern city districts. BEIRUT, March 26- Syrian government forces advanced into Palmyra on Saturday with heavy support from Russian air strikes, taking control of several districts in a major assault against Islamic State fighters, Syrian state media and a monitoring group said. The recapture of Palmyra, which the Islamist group...

  • *Army advances in western and northern city districts. BEIRUT, March 26- Syrian government forces advanced into Palmyra on Saturday with heavy support from air strikes and artillery, state media and a monitoring group said, taking control of several districts in a major assault against Islamic State fighters. The recapture of Palmyra, which the Islamist group...

  • Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, Ted Cruz

    Here's why Trump and Cruz get it wrong when it comes to the Brussels attacks and terrorism, says Prof. David Cortright.

  • Brussels suspect captured: Newspaper report

    The U.S. lacks the political will to really do what it takes to stop terrorism, Rep. Will Hurd, a former undercover CIA operative, tells CNBC.

  • Global war on terror

    Discussing worldwide security and intelligence, and the economic impact, with Wendy Sherman, former State Department official.

  • We got Syria wrong: Olivier Guitta

    Olivier Guitta, managing director of GlobalStrat, says the West's failures in Syria allowed ISIS to flourish and led to more terrorism.

  • What has Russia achieved in Syria?

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble discusses the political situation in Syria.