The stars must be towards the pole or direction of movement.
Three young ISIS militants lie dead on the banks of the River Tigris. They left behind personal photos and documents which reveal the extraordinary story of their private lives.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says the destruction of an ancient mosque in the city of Mosul is "an official declaration of defeat" by so-called Islamic State (IS).
The remarkably well-preserved longsword is a unique find for the area, and its discovery has prompted an archaeological expedition.
The New York Times obtained exclusive deposition footage from a lawsuit filed on behalf of former CIA detainees who claim their treatment was torture.
The Iraqi military accused the Islamic State of destroying the centuries-old national landmark. But the militants say an American airstrike was responsible.
"I deliberated with great, soulful torment about this, and obviously I concluded that it could be done safely or I wouldn’t have done it."
Our fear of nuclear conflict has more to do with Iron Man and Godzilla than it does Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un.
The four children, from a fishing village in Nigeria, were among thousands abducted by Boko Haram and trained as soldiers. They learned to survive, but only by forgetting who they were.
Blackouts in Ukraine were just a trial run. Russian hackers are learning to sabotage infrastructure — and the US could be next.
Without today's guidance instruments, it was nearly impossible to land a plane in the heavy smog of '40s England. A spark of inspiration — and plenty of petrol — helped RAF pilots land safely.
Helicopters and anti-personnel mines were two of the most important technological developments to emerge from the Vietnam War.
Iran's Revolutionary Guard announced on Sunday that it launched several missiles into Syria, targeting Islamic State fighters in retaliation for the attacks in Tehran on June 7.
Nuclear annihilation looks a whole lot different from movies and video games when you're sitting at the launch console. It's surreal watching travel aficionado and "blinking white guy" Drew Scanlon explore a Ukrainian base (where they even let you press the button).
For a book intended for small children, it doesn’t shy away from violence: "T for Torpedo/It shoots under water/Dealer of death and disaster’s slaughter."
Starving your enemies is terrible enough, but doing it at scale means bystanders bear the brunt of the assault.
Techniques that have seen some success against Iran and North Korea are abject failures against ISIS.
The Air Force is trusting the billionaire to launch its secret space plane this summer, and the stakes are high.
US military vets who aren’t citizens face deportation if they’re convicted of crimes, from DUIs to felonies. Now some lawmakers are trying to change that and think Trump is the man to do it.
"You're sacrificing two years of your youth for the nation."
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