Since the start of the US-led airstrikes against Daesh, only one percent of the supposed "caliphate" has been reclaimed.
An American woman was sentenced to four years in prison for attempting to join Daesh. She planned to join Daesh in Turkey and marry a militant she had never met.
January 24, 2015
In the wake of the death of Saudi King Abdullah, U.S. President Barack Obama plans to cut his visit to India short and fly to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday.
January 22, 2015
Syrian opposition umbrella group Syrian National Coalition (SNC) received $6 million from the US, marking the first direct financial aid from Washington to reach the group.
Syria's opposition interim government received $6 million from the US government for implementing development and relief projects in areas liberated by the "moderate Syrian opposition".
January 21, 2015
US President Barack Obama said he would veto any plans to place additional sanctions on Iran during his State of the Union speech Wednesday.
The US military has moved two navy warships into the Red Sea to stand ready to evacuate American personnel from its embassy in Yemen if an order is issued to do so.
January 19, 2015
Following a backlash from Palestinian and rights groups, the Muslim Leadership Initiative defended a second Israeli government-funded trip to the holy land. Are Muslims on par with Zionism as a result?
January 17, 2015
Troops from US Special Forces will be among some 400 military trainers traveling to Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Turkey to train moderate Syrian rebels, the Pentagon said Friday.
During a press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron in Washington Friday, US President Barack Obama said he will not allow a Republican-dominated US Congress to instate new sanctions on Iran until nuclear talks have played out.
January 16, 2015
The US has announced plans to send 400 military trainers to hosting sites Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Qatar, a US Defense Department officer said Friday.
January 15, 2015
The alleged Islamist militant researched the construction of pipe bombs to execute an attack on the US Capitol in Washington, DC.
US Secretary of State John Kerry attended a meeting with Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammed Jawad Zarif to discuss Tehran's nuclear program Wednesday, ahead of planned Geneva talks Thursday.
The IS Syria envoy discussed joint Turkish-US plans to implement a train-and-equip program for Syrian rebels in recent Istanbul meetings, the Central Command said Wednesday.
January 14, 2015
Amal Clooney was still stressing over what to wear to the Golden Globe Awards ceremony the night before, but the decision was easy for George!
The interviewee sees the plummeting prices a factor to force the American leadership to become diplomatically more active and negotiate with OPEC and other producers.
January 13, 2015
Maggie Gyllenhaal, who plays a Jewish businesswomen attempting to build bridges in the Mideast conflict and whose real life mother is Jewish, was one of several stars with Jewish or Mideast ties at this year's Golden Globe Awards.
Daesh supporting hackers targeted the US military/security outfit CENTCOM's Central Command Twitter account and Youtube channel, posting two pro-Daesh videos and threatening American soldiers
January 12, 2015
US Secretary of State John Kerry said he aimed to speed up a fresh round of nuclear negotiations with Iran Monday.