With the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria growing in the Middle East, nearly half of Americans think the country is less safe than it was before Sept. 11, 2001, according to a recent poll.
EDINBURGH, Scotland — The people of Scotland will decide today whether national pride outweighs economic risk.
WASHINGTON — The Republican-controlled House voted grudgingly to give the administration authority to train and arm Syrian rebels on Wednesday in the fight against Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria.
PARIS — About half of Iraq's army is incapable of partnering effectively with the United States to roll back Islamic extremists' territorial gains in western and northern Iraq, and the other half needs to be partially rebuilt with U.S. training and additional equipment, the top U.S. military officer said …
SYDNEY — Australia's prime minister says intelligence that Islamic State supporters were planning to carry out a killing to demonstrate its abilities led to counterterrorism raids in Sydney.