Militants stormed the Defense Ministry in the heart of Yemen's capital Thursday, killing 52 people, including at least seven foreigners, in a suicide car bombing and assault by gunmen.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says Israel's security is a necessary part of its ongoing peace negotiations with Palestinians, a process he described as making some progress.
A Swiss scientist who examined samples from the body of former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat said French experts had made weak arguments in concluding that he could not have died of poisoning in 2004.
Police in Iraq say they have stormed a mall in a northern city that gunmen used to attack a police station, killing three militants and ending a hourslong standoff.
The Lede is following global reaction to the death of Nelson Mandela on Thursday.
Oil remained above $97 a barrel Thursday on lower U.S. stockpiles but concerns of oversupply in the Middle East capped gains.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel faces a tough challenge as he looks to reassure nervous allies in the Gulf that the U.S. will continue its strong military support to the region, even as world powers move forward on the...
The United States will conduct a sea test this month of equipment that could be used to neutralize Syria's most deadly chemical weapons at sea, U.S. defense officials said on Thursday.
An Algerian official says army helicopters have killed a top al-Qaida leader and four associates as they were speeding through the desert in the south of the country.