US Secretary John Kerry urged the people of Iraq to remain calm amid the political and military upheaval.
What we are doing is assisting the Iraqi security forces, and that’s what we will continue to do, Hagel said.
Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the jets struck targets around the city, including a market.
Officials say suspected Islamic militants killed 20 people including a traditional ruler in northeast Nigeria.
Despite the rancorous rhetoric outside the conference room, both Syrian government and opposition have said they won’t withdraw from the talks.
Video posted by Islamic militant group takes responsibility for suicide bombings and threaten to strike Sochi Winter Olympics.
The explosion left a downtown street of the city strewn with piles of debris and charred cars.
A military official who was at the base said he saw three aircraft and several vehicles hit in the attack.
The minister said govt agencies are trying hard to curb terrorism in the country.
The gunmen also torched classrooms in the attack in rural Gujba.
The nearly month-old state of emergency had been due to expire within days.
Some hardcore Islamic militants from Chinas troubled Xinjiang province,bordering Pakistan Occupied Kashmir,are heading to Syria and linking up with organisations like al-Qaeda
Hardcore Chinese Islamic militants have been linking up with al-Qaeda to fight against Syria govt.
President Nicolas Sarkozy said more raids would follow to get rid of people who have no business in the country.
The remote-controlled bomb was planted in a pick-up truck that was parked at a stand for trucks.