International

AP
October 1, 2014
The cost of U.S. air strikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) may be approaching $1 billion, according to the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments .
CNSNews
October 1, 2014
The Obama administration welcomed Tuesday’s signing of a document governing the presence of U.S. troops in Afghanistan beyond Dec. 31, while the Taliban vowed to continue its jihad against American “infidels” and to deliver “shari’a judgment and punishment” on the Afghan leaders who signed it.
CNSNews
September 30, 2014
The Obama administration does not share Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s view that the forces of militant Islam, whether Sunni or Shi’ite, have in common an ultimate goal “to dominate the world,” a State Department spokeswoman said Monday.
Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East,
September 29, 2014
Rev. Canon Andrew White, vicar of St. George’s Church in Baghdad, warned Monday morning on Facebook that terrorists from “the Islamic State are on the verge of entering Baghdad.”
October 2, 2014
MECCA, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia sought to assure the public that the kingdom was safe and free of health scares as an estimated 2 million Muslims streamed into a sprawling tent city near Mecca on Thursday for the start of the annual Islamic hajj pilgrimage.
By KRISTA LARSON
October 2, 2014
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Thomas Eric Duncan rushed to help his 19-year-old neighbor when she began convulsing days after first complaining of stomach pain. Everyone assumed her health problems were related to her being 7 months pregnant. Still, no ambulance came as Ebola decimates Liberia's capital.
October 2, 2014
LONDON (AP) — Prince William and his wife Kate have threatened to take legal action against a photographer they say has been monitoring their toddler son Prince George.