Tag: Terrorism

Gen. Milley says Taliban appear to have ‘strategic momentum’

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WASHINGTON — The Taliban appear to have “strategic momentum” in the fight for control of Afghanistan as they put increasing pressure on key cities,...

Families lay to rest loved ones after deadly Baghdad blast

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BAGHDAD — Families laid to rest loved ones Tuesday who were killed in a deadly bombing that claimed at least 30 lives just hours...

Freed Guantánamo inmate with Moroccan family after 19 years

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RABAT, Morocco — A Moroccan held for 19 years without charges at the U.S. detention facility for terror suspects at Guantánamo Bay has rejoined...

Afghan war’s end quiets chaplain’s litany of funeral prayers

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DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. — This is the place where widows wailed, where mothers buckled to the tarmac in grief and where children...

Breivik survivors keep fighting for their vision of Norway

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STAVANGER, Norway — On the 10th anniversary of Norway’s worst peacetime slaughter, survivors of Anders Behring Breivik’s assault worry that the racism which nurtured...

UN chief: World faces a `hurricane of humanitarian crises’

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UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations chief warned Friday that a “hurricane of humanitarian crises” around the world has left civilians in conflict areas...

Judge to hear bid to extradite driving school owner to Iraq

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PHOENIX — An Arizona judge will hold a hearing Thursday over whether to sign off on a request by the Iraqi government to extradite...

Israel arrests dozens of Hamas-linked students in West Bank

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JERUSALEM — Israel says it arrested “dozens” of Palestinian students in the occupied West Bank who are linked to the Hamas militant group. ...

Afghan vet: ‘What have we ended up with at the end of it?’

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Images of the World Trade Center towers collapsing in New York were still fresh in the minds of the first American troops arriving in...

Search at collapse site revives memories of past tragedies

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SURFSIDE, Fla. — The mangled concrete and twisted rebar from the collapsed high-rise near Miami triggered flashbacks for retired Oklahoma City Fire Chief Greg...