Militants execute hundreds of minorities in Iraq, official says

CBS World News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 11:45am
Members of Yazidi ethnic minority buried alive in some cases of attacks by extremists, official says; U.S. aid drop, bombardment of militants continues

Another 3-day cease-fire negotiated in Gaza war

CBS World News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 11:02am
Egypt succeeds in getting Hamas to agree to hold fire for 72 hours; all eyes on Israel, which had walked away from talks over ongoing rocket fire

NYC-bound flight evacuated in Puerto Rico

CBS World News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 1:40am
Authorities say engine fire forces evacuation from JetBlue flight before it could take off; 3 people injured

Gaza talks thrown into doubt as strikes continue

CBS World News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 11:52pm
As cross-border attacks continue, Egyptian-brokered talks between Israel, Hamas are at a standstill

3 Americans killed in Canada plane crash

CBS World News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 10:29pm
Police say victims, all from Minnesota, were on a fishing trip when their small plane crashed in northwestern Ontario

U.S. launches more airstrikes on Iraqi militants

CBS World News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 9:37pm
New strikes target ISIS vehicles "indiscriminately" attacking civilians, U.S. military says; All targets were destroyed

Argentine woman reunited with grandson stolen 36 years ago

CBS World News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 8:56pm
Activist spent decades searching for son of her executed daughter and other children taken from their parents during "dirty war"

Riot police called to Ebola protest in Liberia

CBS World News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 6:25pm
Crowds block country's busiest highway to protest government's delay in collecting bodies of gruesome disease's victims

U.S. drops new aid to Iraqis fleeing militant surge

CBS World News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 12:22pm
American intervention welcomed by Iraqis in city known as stronghold of forces opposed to Islamic extremists

Erbil welcomes U.S. airstrikes amid ISIS threat

CBS World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:48pm
In ancient northern Iraqi city, residents and refugees hope American strikes will help Kurdish fighters beat back the militants

Yazidis' beliefs are misunderstood and maligned

CBS World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:03pm
Many Iraqi Muslims mistakenly believe the small, long-persecuted sect worships the devil

Gaza ceasefire shatters, many Palestinians say keep fighting

CBS World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 8:10pm
Hamas fired rockets. Israel responded with artillery and air strikes. Many Palestinians want to see results after a month of bloodshed

How do Iraq's neighbors feel about U.S. airstrikes?

CBS World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 7:51pm
Middle Eastern leaders have been pushing the U.S. to get more involved in the fight against Islamist militants in Iraq

U.S. launches more air strikes in Iraq; ISIS casualties reported

CBS World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 6:31pm
More air strikes come after U.S. fighters dropped bombs on Islamic militants in Iraq; reports of militant casualties

Iraq official: Hundreds of women refugees taken captive by militants

CBS World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 6:21pm
ISIS holding young women from Yazidi religious minority being in schools in Mosul, according to Iraq's human rights ministry

What am I seeing?

CBS World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 5:53pm
Every week we come across images from around the world that need further explanation. These are some of our favorites

Flash Points: The geopolitical impact of U.S. airstrikes in Iraq

CBS World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 5:25pm
CBSNews.com Executive Washington Editor Steve Chaggaris and CBS News Senior National Security Analyst Juan Zarate discuss President Obama’s decision to authorize targeted air strikes at militants with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) moving toward Erbil in northern Iraq, where American military, diplomats and civilians are stationed.

Flash Points: Will targeted airstrikes be enough to combat ISIS?

CBS World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 4:45pm
CBSNews.com Executive Washington Editor Steve Chaggaris and CBS News Senior National Security Analyst Juan Zarate discuss President Obama’s decision to authorize targeted air strikes at militants with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) moving toward Erbil in northern Iraq, where American military, diplomats and civilians are stationed.

As bombs fall in Iraq, U.S. leaders split on next step

CBS World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 3:55pm
Republicans say the American air strikes won't be enough in the absence of more robust action, but Democrats urge restraint

Iraq: U.S. aid to stranded civilians came "just in time"

CBS World News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 3:09pm
Airdrops to refugees and airstrikes against ISIS welcomed by officials fearful of militants' lightning advance across Iraq

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