However, the Somalia-based Islamic militants later denied that their spy chief was dead.
On Saturday, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Turkey was ready to supply ground troops to fight in Syria. Saudi Arabia is looking to launch airstrikes into Syria.
Saudi Arabia announced Thursday their willingness to commit ground troops to the fight against Islamic State in Syria. Rumors suggest Turkey will follow suit. Why the escalation?
The President plans to visit the Islamic Society of Baltimore next week in a show of support for religious freedom as Muslim American communities report increased threats.
The latest serving of leaks apparently coming from Edward Snowden point to US and UK hacking of Israeli drones. But in light of so many recent exposures of allies spying on each other, how surprising is this?
Oriel College at Oxford was alarmed by international protest after students asked to remove a statue of imperialist Cecil Rhodes, and officials announced Thursday that the historical monument will stay, but with additional context.
Transparency International released the 2015 Global Perceptions of Corruption Index Wednesday, saying that while public-sector corruption is still a major problem around the world, more countries are improving than worsening.
Despite plans to withdraw from Afghanistan by the end of last year, the US is maintaining a presence of nearly 10,000 troops in the central Asian republic and will not begin to scale back its operations there until 2017.
Dozens of people were killed or injured in the evening attack at a beachfront restaurant.
A Taliban attack on a Pakistani university adds to the list of jihadi strikes on young Muslims. Youth in the Islamic world need more support, and can be enlisted to counter terrorist groups – rather than being recruited by them.
Forces from several African countries have been fighting the militant group in Somalia for over a decade now.