Britons from the prime minister on down responded with indignation.
Thousands of special forces could be deployed, likely in coordination with Turkey, Saudi sources told the Guardian
The President is being pressed by some of his national security aides to approve the use of American forces in Libya to open another front against the Islamic State.
It has been almost five years since the head of the Mubarak regime, Hosni Mubarak himself, was removed from office—a moment many heralded as the end of the Egyptian state regime.
American over-reliance on Kurdish forces as the primary ground partner in the fight against the Islamic State threatens the long-term success of the anti-ISIS campaign.
Forced from their homes by war and economic deprivation, 67,000 migrants made the perilous journey to Europe last month.
Large parts of Syria are reduced almost entirely to rubble after five years of civil war
Libya points to how the West is struggling to prevent fractured states from failing in the post-Arab Spring world. The presence of the Islamic State raises the stakes.
Senior commanders from so-called Islamic State (IS) have moved to Libya from Iraq and Syria recently, a top Libyan intelligence official says.
The U.S.’s proxy ground troops in the war against ISIS
Peter Bergen on the homegrown terrorism threat
Egypt has an unusual law known as the "seasonal marriage" law
The Islamic State offers a false choice between dictatorship and extremism. Tunisia proves there’s a better way.
There’s an efficient way for Washington to put pressure on Damascus: Offer money and asylum to officers and officials who defect
Terror group paying impoverished Africans to join its new chapter in Gaddafi's home city of Sirte.
Border security concerns and long-standing contacts with rival factions mean Algeria could play key role in resolving Libya's political crisis
Draft document promises a more democratic system, but critics and opposition parties doubt any real change is imminent.
The UN has announced the official start of peace talks between Syria’s warring parties, despite the opposition’s insistence that it has not agreed to take part in negotiations.
Festivals slowly return to normality in country renowned for its musicians, following years of sharia law crackdown in restive north.
A boy cuts off his own right hand because it offended God. Pedophilia is holy. To question is to risk execution. Welcome to a nation in thrall to suicidal fanaticism.