Two women have been charged with funneling money to the al-Qaida-linked extremist group al-Shabab in Somalia.
Islamic militants have seized large parts of central Iraq, including its second-largest city Mosul.
An American soldier blinded in Afghanistan and the widow of another soldier killed there have filed a $44.7 million wrongful death and injury lawsuit against a Canadian man who was held at Guantanamo Bay and pleaded guilty to committing war crimes when he was 15.
Witness says an American UAV struck a white SUV carrying militants.
Police in the Netherlands have arrested a 14-year-old girl on suspicion of threatening American Airlines in a tweet.
A Guantanamo Bay prisoner is facing war crimes charges for allegedly helping plan the suicide bombing of an oil tanker off Yemen in 2002 that killed a crewman and wounded a dozen others.
The government wants to keep some evidence secret from the public in the case of a North Carolina man charged with trying to join an al-Qaida-linked group.
Rebel-on-rebel clashes have overshadowed the fight against president Bashar Assad.
House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that the United States should provide more equipment and other aid to the Iraqi government in its battle against al-Qaida militants, but he ruled out a reintroduction of U.S. troops for now.
The image of two charred American bodies hanging from a bridge as a jubilant crowd pelted them with shoes seared the name Fallujah into the American psyche. The brutal house-to-house battle to tame the Iraqi insurgent stronghold cemented its place in U.S. military history.