World Mar 13, 2015

Islamic State leader accepts allegiance of Nigeria's Boko Haram

The leader of the Islamic State militant group that controls parts of Syria and Iraq has accepted a pledge of allegiance from Nigerian Islamists Boko Haram, his spokesman said in an audio message transmitted on Thursday. "Our caliph, God save him, has accepted the pledge ...

Jets 'held back amid Benghazi attacks'

World May 8, 2013

Jets 'held back amid Benghazi attacks'

by Ernesto Londono

As the weakly protected U.S. diplomatic compound in eastern Libya came under attack the night of Sept. 11, 2012, the deputy head of the embassy in Tripoli sought in vain to get the Pentagon to scramble fighter jets over Benghazi in a show of ...