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.
Iraqi forces are trying to dislodge militants from Ramadi and Fallujah.
Secretary of State pledges support for Baghdad’s efforts to retake key cities from al Qaida forces.
Family members of an American development expert kidnapped in Pakistan by al-Qaida more than two years ago say a recently released video and letter haven’t convinced them he’s alive.
Family members of an American development expert from Rockville kidnapped in Pakistan more than two years ago say they’re holding out hope that he’ll return safely home.
The U.S. has sent Hellfire air-to-ground missiles to the Iraq’s air forces, which is using them in an ongoing campaign against the country’s branch of al-Qaida, officials in Washington and Baghdad said Thursday.