May 23, 2015

Obama stays the course despite Islamic State advances in Iraq and Syria

U.S. President Barack Obama’s war strategy failed to stop Islamic State jihadis from overrunning Ramadi but he appears reluctant to change course. The disastrous fall of the Iraqi city exposed the limits of Obama’s policy, experts say, highlighting the sectarian divisions in Iraqi society ...

May 20, 2015

Canadian police arrest 10 youths for wanting to join IS

Canadian police arrested 10 youths at Montreal’s Trudeau International Airport last weekend after suspecting them of wanting to go to Iraq and Syria to join the Islamic State group. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said in a statement late Tuesday night that no charges ...

Crew rescued after carrier fighter crashes in Arabian Gulf

May 13, 2015

Crew rescued after carrier fighter crashes in Arabian Gulf

A U.S. Navy F/A-18 fighter jet crashed in the Arabian Gulf after taking off from an aircraft carrier on Tuesday but both crew members survived without major injuries, military officers said Tuesday. The Super Hornet aircraft had launched from the USS Theodore Roosevelt in ...