WASHINGTON, Feb 9- Attacks by "homegrown" terrorists are among the most imminent security threats facing the United States in 2016, along with dangers posed overseas by Islamic State and cyber security concerns, the top U.S. intelligence official said on Tuesday. In his annual assessment of threats to the United States, Director of National Intelligence James...» Read More
Jan 14- Twitter Inc is being sued by the widow of an American killed in Jordan who accuses the social media company of giving a voice to Islamic State, adding to the pressure to crack down on online propaganda linked to terrorism. Tamara Fields, a Florida woman whose husband Lloyd died in the Nov. 9 attack on the police training center in Amman, said Twitter knowingly...
Tamara Fields, a Florida woman whose husband Lloyd died in the Nov. 9 attack, accused Twitter of having knowingly let the militant Islamist group use its network to spread propaganda, raise money and attract recruits. Last Friday, the Obama administration set up a task force to crack down on extremist groups using the Internet to advance their goals, find recruits...
The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a terrorist bomb and gun attack in Jakarta, Indonesia, according to Reuters.
*New blow on top of damage from Russia- Turkey row. The attack in Istanbul's cultural and touristic heart, carried out by what the authorities say was a member of Islamic State who entered the country as a Syrian refugee, marked a shift in tactics by the radical Sunni group in Turkey. Coming after anti-government protests and small-scale attacks by leftist...
Jakarta was rocked Thursday by a bomb and gun attack that left at least seven police officers and civilians dead. Teneo Intelligence’s managing director, Bob Herrera-Lim discusses.
Airbnb is under fire for property listings that critics say promote illegal Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territory.
Four years after the Arab Spring, the lynchpin of OPEC faces more social unrest as Saudis digest unaccustomed austerity amid plummeting oil prices.
CNBC's Hadley Gamble comments on the story, where two U.S. navy boats drifted into Iranian waters and were captured.
An American airstrike targets ISIS money, wiping away tens of millions of dollars.
Tens of millions of dollars in ISIS cash went up in smoke in a U.S. airstrike, defense and military officials told NBC News.
The U.S. may deploy more "strategic assets" in South Korea, but not nuclear arms, a U.S. official said, as tensions with North Korea heated up.
BENGHAZI, Jan 11- Libya's National Oil Corporation has emptied oil storage tanks at the Ras Lanuf terminal as a precaution after Islamic State militants attacked the country's two biggest oil ports last week, an official from the company said on Monday. "We have taken all the oil stored in the tanks there to a safer location," Mohamed al-Manfi, an official at the...
The world would be a better place if Russia had asserted its national interests in the wake of the Cold War, President Vladimir Putin told Bild.
The U.S. Navy released video it said showed an Iranian military vessel firing unguided rockets on December 26 near U.S. warships.
A top North Korean official has given the isolated state's first reaction since South Korea resumed its propaganda broadcasts on Thursday.
Anthony Skinner, director of Verisk Maplecroft, discusses how commodity prices will drive political risk in markets and says Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America are particularly volatile.
South Korea has resumed propaganda broadcasts across its border, a move that has infuriated North Korea in the past.
Libya's worst bomb attack since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi hit a police training center as hundreds of recruits gathered for a meeting.
The young ruler may be struggling to assert his authority amid rising international scrutiny, particularly from China.
Chris Torrens, senior managing director at Control Risks, argues North Korea's announcement that it has a hydrogen bomb was a domestic play to reassure its population.