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Jordanian prince: US has ally against extremists

Lt. General Prince Feisal bin Al-Hussein of Jordan, left, stands with Colo. National Guard Commander Maj. General H. Michael Edwards, as he listens to questions from members of the media during a news conference at the Governor's Mansion, in Denver, Thursday Sept. 11, 2014. The event marked ten years of military cooperation in the Colorado-Jordan State Partnership Program. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Prince Feisal Bin Al-Hussein of Jordan said Thursday that the United States has a strong and capable ally in facing Islamic State militants who have swept across the Middle East, and his country will do its best to deal with the expected increase in refugees should the U.S. carry out airstrikes in neighboring Syria.

Posted: September 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Al-Qaeda declares new branch in Indian sub-continent

Ayman al-Zawahri

Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri launched a new branch of the global Islamist extremist movement on Wednesday to reinvigorate and expand its struggle in the Indian sub-continent.

Posted: September 4th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Analysis: World events endanger Obama legacy


Almost six years into a presidency that had inspired hope for a new era of American leadership, Barack Obama has reached a point where it will be difficult to salvage his international affairs legacy in the face of blooming crises that critics and even some supporters blame on a commander in chief they view as a feckless.

Posted: August 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Thousands flee after latest Boko Haram attack in Nigeria–residents

boko haram fighters

Scores of heavily armed Boko Haram fighters on Monday attacked military and police stations in the Nigerian town of Gamboru Ngala on the Cameroon border, forcing thousands to flee, residents said.

Posted: August 25th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Thai junta leader assumes prime minister post

Thai new Prime Minister Prayuth Chan–ocha pays homage to the late King Nares during an establishment anniversary of the 21st Infantry Regiment, Queen's Guard in Chonburi Province ,Thailand. AP FILE PHOTO

Thailand’s junta leader has officially become the new prime minister following a royal endorsement from the country’s monarch.

Posted: August 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »