Emanuel L. Lutchman, 25, charged with attempting to provide material support to IS during his initial court appearance Thursday morning
However, there have been conflicting statements by military leaders on degree of Iraqi control over city
Recapturing government complex would tip balance in Ramadi, once again giving army control of key city, capital of Anbar province
Monitors say rebel leader Zahran Alloush was prepared to guarantee extremists safe passage from Damascus as part of UN plan aimed at ending five years of civil war
It has been rough year for South African politics, with President Zuma hiring and firing three finance ministers in a week, and mass protests calling for Zuma's ouster
Republican presidential candidate intensifies criticism of Democratic front-runner after she says he has 'penchant for sexism'
Arab Center survey finds almost 9 in 10 Mideast respondents negatively view extremist group
Seventh installment of Star Wars saga presents old and new characters
New budget avoids government shutdown through 2016 fiscal year and represents highly unusual cooperation between Democrats and Republicans, who in the past have often deadlocked
At least four senior officers arrested, including former military chief of staff, General Salou, and Lieutenant-Colonel Haoua, head of the air force base in Niamey
A representative of the President’s Office, Christian Katsande, said Zimbabwe is happy that it has done a lot in 100 days to create a good environment for investors.
Opponents say draft law could spell trouble for controversial issues and stifle dissent; supporters maintain it would reign in fraudulent groups