The broader U.S. rules of engagement, approved July 31, came after rebels fighting IS were attacked by the Nusrah Front.
The talks were kept on hiatus until now amid political unrest that swept the country in the wake of the Arab Spring.
Israel’s security cabinet approved new measures Sunday against Israelis who attack Palestinians.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper broke with Canadian political tradition by formally opening the campaign in the middle of summer.
The move comes amid global protests at the death of Cecil, who was a draw for tourists at the nation’s biggest animal sanctuary.
The brother of the late figurehead of the Taliban on Sunday joined a growing challenge to the extremist group’s newly appointed leader.
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An audio message purportedly from Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansoor came as cracks in the Taliban’s previously united front widened.
About 50,000 people will finally get a chance to decide which country they wish to be citizens of.
Concern about lack of electricity seems to outrank concern over Islamic State among many IIraqis.
The military campaign has prevented Iraq’s collapse and put the Islamic State under increasing pressure in northern Syria.
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A Palestinian toddler died Friday in a firebombing of a house in the West Bank that was being attributed to extremist Jewish settlers.
Trans-Pacific Parnership trade pact talks foundered Friday in Hawaii over contentious access and tariff disputes.
An Ebola vaccine tested in Guinea has proven effective in a preliminary study, the World Health Organization announced Friday.
Plus: Lion killer’s extradition; rift appears among Taliban; Kerry travels to Egypt; migrant crisis; war crimes case.
Investigators caution that it will take more time to determine if the debris is from vanished flight MH370.
The Afghan Taliban Shura, or Supreme Council, chose Mullah Omar’s deputy, Mullah Akhtar Mansoor, as its new leader.
The reported kidnapping is likely to be a new blow to the troubled program, which in its first year has trained only about 60 fighters.
Walter Palmer, a dentist in the Minneapolis suburb of Bloomington, has admitted killing the 13-year-old predator.
Plus: U.S. sanctions Russia, PKK hits Turkish forces, Ai WeiWei to travel to Berlin, Pacific talks at impasse
Investigators believe that debris found on an Indian Ocean island is a wing component unique to a Boeing 777.
A farm owner and guide who aided an American dentist’s kill of a protected lion in Zimbabwe faced a court hearing Wednesday.
Russia scuttled a Security Council effort to prosecute the culprits in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet in Ukraine last year.
Plus: Turkey escalates airstrikes; Greek prime minister; Iran’s president invited to France; West Bank unrest; war in Yemen; Pacific trade.
President Barack Obama challenges the one-man rule and clinging to power of many of the continent’s leaders.
Convicted spy Jonathan Pollard has been granted parole after serving 30 years of a life term.
More than 160,000 people sought a pardon for spying charges against former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.
Abdul Hassib Seddiqi, spokesman for Afghanistan’s National Directorate of Security, said Mullah Omar died in Pakistan in April 2013.
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The Republican-controlled Congress has until Sept. 17 either to endorse or reject or do nothing about the Iran nuclear agreement.
The endorsement by NATO allies today represents welcome moral support for the government in Ankara.
The United States and Turkey are still working out exactly what they mean in intending to create a “safe zone” for civilians inside Syria.
Thirteen major firms offer billions in environmental financing pledges to support Obama administration’s global climate change agreement.
The Tripoli court handed down the sentence for Seif al-Islam, who is currently being held by a militia that refuses to hand him over.
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Today’s meeting was not expected to lead to a breakthrough to halt the country's civil war, which has raged since December 2013.
Declaring Kenya at a “crossroads,” President Barack Obama on Sunday pressed the nation of his father’s birth to root out corruption.
His speech, while confident, came in the fifth year of a conflict pitting his forces against rebels and the extremist Islamic State group.
Mylan plans to continue pressing ahead with its own unsolicited effort to buy over-the-counter drug specialist Perrigo.
President Obama set a deadline for a peace accord, Aug. 17, threatening both sides with sanctions if they don’t.
Baghlan and other provinces of the north have been plagued by insurgent attacks since the U.S.-led invasion in 2001 that toppled the
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President Obama announced new rules to curb the sale of illegal ivory in the United States.
The Turkish air strikes against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK, muddle the U.S.-led fight against IS.
Al Shabaab, which said it was behind the blast, has in the past staged attacks in its bid to topple Somalia's Western-backed government.
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Bernard Hartman received a three-year sentence, with one year suspended, following convictions of sexually abusing three children.
Jonathan Pollard, the U.S. intelligence analyst convicted of spying for Israel, could be freed as soon as November.
Turkish jets bombed Islamic State targets in Syria for the first time Friday, and leaders vowed further action against the militants.