Eid Al Fitr News
General Austin: Only '4 or 5' US-Trained Syrian Rebels Fighting ISIS
General Lloyd Austin, the commander of U.S. Central Command leading the war on ISIS , told Congress today that only "four or five" of the first 54 U.S.trained moderate Syrian fighters remain in the fight against ISIS. Christine Wormuth, the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, also told the
Islam's Holiest Month of Ramadan Begins, Here's What It's All About.
Grumbling stomachs, headaches, weakness and exhaustion. These are some of the physical symptoms many Muslims across the world will experience as they embark on a spiritual journey to cleanse and detox their souls. Today marks the first day of Islam 's holiest month: Ramadan . For the next 30 days,
'Lucy' Crushes 'Hercules'
Sneak Peek at 'Family Guy'-'Simpsons' Crossover, 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' Trailer Released
Israel Will Continue 'Neutralizing' Tunnels During Cease-Fire
Israeli forces will continue "neutralizing" tunnels in Gaza despite a 12-hour cease-fire Saturday, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) announced today. The cease-fire in Gaza will be in effect from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. local time (1 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET). "During this time, the Operational activities to
The Note's Must-Reads for Monday, August 5, 2013
The Note’s Must-Reads are a round-up of today’s political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers. Posted Monday through Friday right here at www.abcnews.com Compiled by ABC News’ Carrie Halperin, Jayce Henderson, Will Cantine, and J.P. Lawrence NSA ABC News’ Benjamin ...
US Embassies to Close Sunday Amid Terrorist Threat
U.S. embassies in a slew of Muslim countries will close on Sunday due to a credible and serious security threat. The embassies will close in response to "a specific threat against a U.S. embassy or consulate," according to a senior U.S. official, who called it a "concerted effort" to target an
Mitt Romney And The Art Of The Double-Down (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: MORE PROTESTS ON THE WAY? The U.S. government is bracing itself for the fourth straight day of protests in Cairo, Egypt and other parts of the Middle East as anger over a U.S.-produced film mocking the...
U.S. Braces for Further Protests in Cairo Over Anti-Muslim Film
The U.S. government is bracing itself for the fourth straight day of protests in Cairo, Egypt and other parts of the Middle East as anger over a U.S.-produced film mocking the Prophet Mohammed continues to grow. Many protesters have begun to take to the streets in Cairo and more protesters are
Secretary Clinton Delivers Powerful Religion Speech After Middle East Embassy Attacks
Secretary Clinton delivered a powerful and personal speech about religion at an Eid ul-Fitr reception, marking the end of the Muslim holiday of Ramadan. The speech, at times, was a direct response to the attacks on U.S. diplomatic missions in the Middle East, and the...