Mexico

Families of Mexico army abuse victims fear security law

Rights groups and families worry new law that regulates and expands military's policing powers 'will make things worse'.

Families of Mexico military abuse victims fear new security law

United States

US: Jared Kushner's security clearance downgraded

Kushner loses access to President's Daily Brief as White House imposes stricter control over who has access to secrets.

US: Jared Kushner's security clearance downgraded

United Kingdom

Theresa May: 'UK committed to Europe's future security'

Speaking at Munich Security Conference, UK PM calls for continuation of European security cooperation even after Brexit.

Theresa May: 'UK committed to Europe's future security'

Amnesty International

Egypt told to halt cluster-bombs use in North Sinai

Rights group issues appeal after analysis of video showing use of 'indiscriminate weapons' during military operation.

Egypt urged to halt cluster-bombs use in North Sinai

Israel

Israeli fighter jet 'shot down by Syria fire'

The Israeli military says one of its F-16 planes was shot down during their Syria operation targeting 'Iranian sites'.

Israeli F-16 jet shot down by Syria fire, says military

Opinion

War doesn't have to be nuclear to kill indiscriminately

The proliferation of conventional weapons is out of control and incredibly deadly.

Alexander Gillespie

by Alexander Gillespie

Alexander Gillespie

Libya

Libyan commander wanted by ICC hands himself in

Mahmoud al-Werfalli is sought by the International Criminal Court over alleged summary execution of dozens of people.

Libyan commander wanted by ICC hands himself in

Libya

Deadly double car bombing ends calm in Benghazi

Fighters and security officials from east Libyan forces among at least 33 killed in Benghazi attacks.

Libya: Double car bombing kills 33 in Benghazi

Opinion

Trump and the 'immigrant terrorists'

With a misleading new report, Trump is trying to convince Americans that 'terrorism' is an exclusively foreign crime.

Rafia Zakaria

by Rafia Zakaria

Rafia Zakaria

Afghanistan

Blast at Afghan official's funeral kills 18

Explosion kills at least 18 civilians and wounds 13 more in Jalalabad, the capital of Nangarhar province.

Deadly bombing targets Afghan official's funeral

Opinion

Laughable leadership: Trump's strategy astray

Trump's National Security Strategy is not "America First", it's "America Alone".

Marwan Bishara

by Marwan Bishara

Marwan Bishara

Donald Trump

Trump transcript: 'America First' security speech

President Donald Trump delivers his first strategy plan on protecting the United States from 'rivals' and enemies.

Trump transcript: 'America First' security speech

United States

Trump security plan warns of China, Russia competition

Donald Trump unveils 'America First' national strategy that names China and Russia as threats to US interests.

In new security plan, Trump hits out at Russia, China

Canada

Canada granting US border agents 'expanded' powers

Canadian rights groups say a newly passed law gives too much power to US border officers and threatens civil liberties.

Canada granting US border agents 'expanded' powers

Philippines

Philippines extends martial law to 'eradicate' ISIL

Congress approves Duterte's request to prolong military rule until end of 2018 in Mindanao region.

Philippines extends martial law to 'eradicate' ISIL