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Stringer—Reuters Smoke raises behind an Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria flag after Iraqi security forces and Shi‘ite fighters took control of Saadiya in Diyala province from ISIS militants on Nov. 24, 2014 Canadian businessman Steve Maman had raised half a million dollars as of Thursday via crowdfunding site GoFundMe for a controversial scheme to ransom Yezidi and Christian women from their ISIS captors. Maman, who claims to have already rescued 128 girls and women from ISIS captivity, t..

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Turkish police have arrested four suspected militants with the Islamic State group, Turkish media reported Tuesday. They also confiscated a drone and a number of weapons and accomp..
News of the destruction of the temple of Baal Shamin, or "Lord of the Heavens," comes after last week's report that Islamic State militants publicly beheaded a renowned scholar of ..
(BAGHDAD) — A top provincial official in Iraq’s Anbar province says up to 50 soldiers have been killed by Islamic State militants in two separate ambushes in the turbulent region w..
At least 10 people with the Islamic State group, also known by ISIS or ISIL, were detained in multiple raids across Malaysia Thursday as the country's security forces continue to c..
Islamic State group militants beheaded an antiquities scholar in the ancient city of Palmyra, according to Syrian state media and an activist group. Khaled Asaad was reportedl..
BEIRUT — Khaled Asaad was a respected scholar who devoted more than five decades of his life to preserving the majestic, 2,000-year-old ruins of Palmyra, a city in the Syrian deser..
Syrian activists say Islamic State militants have destroyed an ancient Christian monastery in the central province of Homs. Photographs posted on social media show bulldozers destr..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its allies launched 29 air strikes on Wednesday against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq, according to the Combined Joint Task..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its allies launched 20 air strikes on Monday against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq, according to the Combined Joint Task Fo..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its partners launched 33 air strikes on Thursday against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq, the Combined Joint Task Force leadi..
A new memoir by a former senior State Department analyst provides stunning details on how decades of support for Islamist militants linked to Osama bin Laden brought about the emer..
Stringer—Reuters Smoke raises behind an Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria flag after Iraqi security forces and Shi‘ite fighters took control of Saadiya in Diyala province fro..
BEIRUT Islamic State militants have demolished a monastery in the central Syrian province of Homs, a monitor said on Thursday, in a strategically located town the jihadist group wr..
WASHINGTON The United States and its partners launched 33 air strikes on Thursday against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq, the Combined Joint Task Force leading the opera..
WASHINGTON Aug 18 The United States and its allies launched 20 air strikes on Monday against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq, according to the Combined Joint Task Force l..
WASHINGTON The United States and its allies launched 20 air strikes on Monday against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq, according to the Combined Joint Task Force leading ..
WASHINGTON The United States and its allies launched 29 air strikes on Wednesday against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq, according to the Combined Joint Task Force leadi..
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DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Islamic State (IS) militants beheaded an antiquities scholar in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra and hung his body on a column in a main square of the histor..
GWEN IFILL: The world learned of another brutal Islamic State killing in Syria, this time, the victim an archaeologist who reportedly refused to give up his country’s famed artifac..
DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Islamic State (IS) militants beheaded an antiquities scholar in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra and hung his body on a column in a main square of the histor..
DAMASCUS— Islamic State (IS) militants beheaded an antiquities scholar in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra and hung his body on a column in a main square of the historic site, Sy..
By Kinda Makeih DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Islamic State militants on Sunday blew up the temple of Baal Shamin, one of the most important sites in Syria's ancient city of Palmyra, the co..
ISIS militants allegedly destroyed an ancient catholic monastery in Syria, according to a monitoring group and pictures published by the jihadist group online. "The Islamic St..
© Reuters. Lebanese protesters are sprayed with water during a protest against corruption and rubbish collection problems near the government palace in Beirut BEIRUT (Reuters) - Le..
Islamic State militants have demolished a monastery in the central Syrian province of Homs, a monitor said on Thursday, in a strategically located town the jihadist group wrested f..
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State militants have demolished a monastery in the central Syrian province of Homs, a monitor said on Thursday, in a strategically located town the jihad..
MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine security forces killed at least 15 al Qaeda-linked Islamist militants in an attempt on Wednesday to rescue foreign captives on a remote southern islan..
CAIRO — The Islamic State claimed Thursday it carried out a massive car bombing that targeted Egyptian security forces in Cairo, calling the operation revenge for the deaths of som..
By QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA, Associated Press BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State militants killed up to 50 soldiers in two separate ambushes in Iraq's turbulent Anbar province west of the capi..
A top provincial official in Iraq's Anbar province says up to 50 soldiers have been killed by Islamic State militants in two separate ambushes in the turbulent region west of Baghd..
BAGHDAD (AP) — A top provincial official in Iraq's Anbar province says up to 50 soldiers have been killed by Islamic State militants in two separate ambushes in the turbulent regio..
Vianney Le Caer—Pacific Press/LightRocket/Getty Images A PKK fighter stands in one of the hospital rooms that was recently ransacked by ISIS forces during the battle in Makhmour, I..
The Islamic State's second in command, Hajji Mutazz, was killed by an American military airstrike this week, according to the White House. The death of Mutazz, also known as F..
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - The Islamic State group demolished an ancient monastery founded more than 1,500 years in central Syria Friday near a town where the extremists abdu..