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Militia says it 'secured' US compound in Libya

Militia says it 'secured' US compound in Libya

Posted 9:16 AM 8/31/2014

TRIPOLI, Libya - An Islamist-allied militia group says it has "secured" a U.S. Embassy compound in Libya's capital, more than a month after American personnel evacuated from the country over ongoing fighting. An Associated Press journalist walked through the compound Sunday after the (More)

8/30/2014

Iran president calls US sanctions an 'invasion'

Iran president calls US sanctions an 'invasion'

Posted 11:37 AM 8/30/2014 by NASSER KARIMI

TEHRAN, Iran - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called Western sanctions an "invasion" Saturday after Washington imposed new penalties over the country's contested nuclear program, though he promised negotiations with world powers would go on. The U.S. imposed sanctions Friday on more (More)

8/28/2014

Obama rules out US military action in Ukraine

Obama rules out US military action in Ukraine

Posted 2:00 PM 8/28/2014

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is ruling out the possibility that the U.S. will take military action to address growing violence in Ukraine. Obama says the U.S. will stand firm with its allies to address the conflict in Ukraine, where the U.S. says Russia is backing pro-Russian (More)

8/26/2014

Officials: Egypt, UAE behind airstrikes in Libya

Officials: Egypt, UAE behind airstrikes in Libya

Posted 8:39 AM 8/26/2014 by Bradley Klapper

WASHINGTON - U.S. officials say Egypt and the United Arab Emirates secretly carried out airstrikes against Islamist militias inside Libya. They say the United States wasn't notified in advance of the attacks. One official says the two countries and Saudi Arabia have been (More)

8/25/2014

US says American held in Syria has been freed

Posted 7:23 AM 8/25/2014

WASHINGTON - The U.S. government says an American held hostage for about two years by an al-Qaida-linked group in Syria has been released. The Obama administration identifies the man as Peter Theo Curtis of Massachusetts. National security adviser Susan Rice says Curtis is (More)

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