International

CNSNews
July 22, 2014
Iraq’s ambassador to Washington urged the U.S. on Monday to launch air strikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS or ISIL) fighters, making the appeal at a time when some lawmakers from both parties are pushing in the opposite direction.
CNSNews
July 21, 2014
“The point is that we’re trying to do this in a thoughtful way with the maximum amount of diplomatic energy and pressure, and it would help enormously if some countries in Europe that have been a little reluctant to move would now recognize this wake-up call and join the United States and President Obama in taking the lead and also stepping up.”
CNSNews
July 21, 2014
As hundreds of thousands of people held pro-Palestinian rallies in cities around the world over the weekend, the death toll in Syria continued to mount, with relatively little attention.
CNSNews
July 20, 2014
Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to the Middle East to push for a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, hours after appearing privately to question Israel’s declared attempts to be doing its best to avoid civilian casualties in its Gaza Strip operation.
July 22, 2014
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — President Goodluck Jonathan met for the first time Tuesday with parents of 219 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls and dozens of classmates who managed to escape from their Islamic extremist captors.
July 22, 2014
LONDON (AP) — Black boxes from the Malaysia Airlines plane downed in eastern Ukraine will be examined by U.K. air accident investigators, Britain's prime minister said Tuesday.
July 22, 2014
LONDON (AP) — A British government investigation found evidence Tuesday that Muslim fundamentalists successfully gained control of some schools, raising fears that pupils are now vulnerable to radicalization.