The United States is examining an immense collection of digital documents and other data captured from the Islamic State by U.S.-backed Syrian rebels fighting to retake the strategic city of Manbij, a military official said Wednesday.
A top Iranian general recently visited the Israeli-Syrian border to tour a city on Israel’s doorstep, Iran’s semi-official Fars news agency reported Wednesday, marking the first time the government has publicized a visit by a senior regime official to the area.
FT. LAUDERDALE, Florida—Specialists who have studied Russia’s cyber warfare capabilities said the Kremlin is responsible for the hacking and eventual release of 20,000 emails from the Democratic National Committee, adding that there is no sure way to stop these kinds of attacks from recurring.
Russia has strengthened its southwestern flank as NATO builds up its military presence and Ukraine remains unstable, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Wednesday in remarks the United States called contrary to efforts to lower tensions.
North Korea’s foreign minister warned the United States on Tuesday that it would pay a “terrifying price” for spearheading international sanctions against Pyongyang, hours after Secretary of State John Kerry criticized the country’s nuclear program.