Obama chief-of-staff Denis McDonough confirmed in an interview Sunday that closing the Guantánamo Bay prison will be a priority.
As Saudi Arabia mulls the public listing of its state oil company Aramco, part of what Prince Muhammad bin Salman admits could be a 'Thatcherite revolution,' the implications for the Kingdom and the region could be momentous.
As part of a settlement deal in two civil rights lawsuits, New York City will bar investigations based on race, ethnicity, and religion, lawyers said Thursday, following outreach efforts in recent months.
Iran and Saudi Arabia were already in opposing camps regarding a solution to Syria's civil war. A UN envoy is trying to keep the process on track.
Why use English when there's a perfectly good Latin phrase at hand to add a touch of gravitas?
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has disputed accusations that his government was responsible for Saturday night's attacks on Saudi Arabia's embassy in Tehran, following the beheading of a prominent Shiite cleric by the Saudi government.
In interview, ‘Black Flags’ author Joby Warrick explains the bloody legacy left by Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.
The plan to attack a New Year's revelers at a restaurant/bar is one of several terrorism plots uncovered in upstate New York since the September 11, 2001 attacks.
After weeks of fighting, Iraqi forces have regained control over most of Ramadi, a city west of Baghdad that fell to Islamic State in May.
A retreat by NATO-trained Afghan forces in Kunduz this fall came after more than a decade of military operations against the Taliban. Many recognize the need to include the group in any political settlement.
In meetings in New York, the UN Security Council's counterterrorism committee pledged to ramp up effort to prevent Islamic State and other terrorists groups from recruiting and organizing online.
James Comey told reporters that he has 'no doubt' Mohammad Abdulazeez was radicalized by extremist Islamic materials online before his July attacks, which killed five service members in Chattanooga and prompted immediate debate about how to label the crimes.
President Obama said he may use executive action to close the military prison that violates international law. Many of the 107 remaining prisoners would be transferred to their home countries or to facilities in the US.