RIYADH/DUBAI - The threat of Islamic State is severe enough to persuade Arab countries that any public backlash in an already turbulent region is a price worth paying. Full Article
WASHINGTON - Nearly 40 years after the United States helicoptered its last soldiers out of Vietnam in an ignominious retreat, Washington is moving closer to lifting an arms embargo on its former enemy, with initial sales likely to help Hanoi deal with growing naval challenges from China.
U.S. President Barack Obama says he will continue to build his coalition against Islamic State, as Jordan confirms its direct military involvement in overnight U.S.-led airstrikes inside Syria that killed at least 70 IS fighters. Mana Rabiee reports.