A U.N. panel began grilling American officials Wednesday over the country’s compliance with a key anti-torture treaty, raising a series of alleged violations and admitted “lapses” since the 9/11 attacks.
State Department Trains Agents To Stop Next Benghazi Attack At $79M Fantasy City At US Military Base
In long tunics and Bedouin scarves, men kick a soccer ball in front of the U.S. consulate. Women sit and eat. Arabic music rings from the market. A bicyclist waves as he rides toward a stone church and a mosque with a green minaret in the distance.
Iran hanged a woman on Saturday who was convicted of murdering a man she said was trying to rape her, the official IRNA news agency reported.
Dallas Health Care Worker Who Handled Lab Specimen From Ebola Patient Quarantined On Caribbean Cruise Ship
Obama administration officials said Friday that a Dallas health care worker who handled a lab specimen from an Ebola-infected man from Liberia who died of the disease was on a Caribbean cruise ship where she has self-quarantined and was being monitored for any signs of infection.
The family of a CIA contractor killed in the 2012 Benghazi attacks has filed claims seeking $2 million in damages from the CIA and State Department.
Iranian Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei announced Monday that Iran has privately refused U.S. requests for cooperation against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
Dispute over flight plan from Afghanistan to Dubai prompted Iranian jets to divert aircraft.
They will be assigned to protect the American Embassy in Baghdad.
A family spokesman says relatives of freelance journalist Steven Sotloff are aware of a new video purporting to show his beheading by Islamic State militants.
The strategic southeastern Ukraine town of Novoazovsk appeared firmly under the control of Russia-backed separatists Thursday, and Ukraine’s president called an emergency meeting of the nation’s security council as concerns grew about the opening of a new front in the conflict.