US warns of growing African terror threat

ISIS and al Qaeda represent major threats and are growing in strength in West Africa according to the commander of US special operations in Africa, Maj. Gen. Marcus Hicks.

Pentagon: US committed to Syria until ISIS areas stabilized

Despite recent ISIS setbacks, the Pentagon said Tuesday that the US military mission in Syria would continue until areas reclaimed from ISIS are stabilized, adding that US troops would only withdraw when "conditions" on the ground allowed.

US forces attacked in Afghanistan

A convoy carrying US and Afghan forces was struck by a roadside bomb and came under small arms fire in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province on Monday.