Jocelyne Cesari, a renowned scholar of Islam, answers questions about how the Islamic State justifies its actions
White House Fact Sheet on U.S.-Iraq Cooperation.
The US is searching for an anchor for its policy toward the coup in Egypt.
State department spokesperson says US agrees with Germany's appeal for the release of Mohamed Morsi, reveals ambassador met with new Egyptian president.
While Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's popularity wanes, radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr looks to boost his own appeal with harsh words for the United States.
Barack Obama says 'deeply concerned' by the ouster of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, urges a quick return to an elected civilian government.
Secretary of State John Kerry quietly acted last month to give Egypt $1.3 billion in U.S. military aid, deciding that this was in the national interest.
Secretary of State John Kerry said the US would give Egypt US$190 million to support the government's budget.
Spokesman of the white house urges national dialogue in Egypt, condemns violence.
Rejecting Israel's current aggression in Gaza, Egyptian President Morsi announced he spoke with US President Barack Obama about ways to resolve the conflict.