Captured battlefield cellphones, computers give US valuable intelligence in Islamic State fight
Recently captured intelligence has proved useful in providing clues to detecting potential terrorist plots, tracking foreign fighters and identifying Islamic State supporters around the globe, U.S. officials said.
Humanitarian chief, Russian diplomat spar at UN over Syria
The U.N. humanitarian chief accused Russia and Syria on Wednesday of using bombing and starvation tactics in eastern Aleppo to push people to surrender or to death, triggering an unusual verbal attack on a U.N. official from the Russian ambassador.
Pentagon says US airstrikes target al-Qaida in Afghanistan
The Defense Department says airstrikes in Afghanistan targeted two al-Qaida leaders, including one described by a Pentagon official as the group's top leader in the northeastern part of the country.