Stories tagged: ISIS
Sat., March 26, 2016
It’s now been seven years. The real world has stubbornly refused to accommodate Obama’s pacific dreams.
Fri., March 25, 2016, 2:06 p.m.
The Pentagon said Friday it was moving to increase the number of American troops in Iraq amid new strikes this week that killed the Islamic State’s finance minister and other …
Fri., March 25, 2016, 12:08 p.m.
A suicide bomber blew himself up in a soccer stadium south of the Iraqi capital on Friday, killing 29 people and wounding 60, security officials said, as the military announced …
Fri., March 25, 2016, 10:45 a.m.
At least two Americans have been confirmed killed in the Brussels attacks, the State Department said Friday, as top U.S. diplomat John Kerry visited the stricken city to express condolences …
Thu., March 24, 2016, 10:50 a.m.
Donald Trump said Islamic State’s terrorist attacks on Brussels that killed more than 30 people show he was right to call the city a “hellhole.”
Thu., March 24, 2016, 10:47 a.m.
Backed by Russian airstrikes, Syrian government forces on Thursday pushed into the ancient town of Palmyra that has been held by the Islamic State group since May, state TV reported, …
Wed., March 23, 2016, 2 p.m.
Al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden had to rely on video and audio messages recorded in remote hideouts and delivered to international television networks by supporters to claim responsibility for the …
Wed., March 23, 2016, 12:40 p.m.
Belgian authorities searched Wednesday for a man pictured at the Brussels airport with two apparent suicide bombers.
Wed., March 23, 2016, 10:35 a.m.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says one of the Brussels attackers was caught in Turkey in June and deported to Belgium.
Wed., March 23, 2016, 9:48 a.m.
A day after bombs ripped through Brussels, President Barack Obama declared that fighting the Islamic State is his “No. 1 priority” and pledged that the United States will pursue the …
Thu., March 17, 2016, 5:30 p.m.
Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday labeled the Islamic State’s merciless persecution of religious minorities as genocide, a long-awaited determination that resonates politically but doesn’t compel the United States …
Thu., March 17, 2016, 1:48 p.m.
A jury Thursday convicted an Arizona man of conspiring to support Islamic State in one of the first trials in the U.S. involving charges related to the terrorist group.
Wed., March 16, 2016, noon
A State Department spokesman says Secretary of State John Kerry will miss Congress’s deadline for deciding whether atrocities by the Islamic State against Christians and other minorities in Iraq and …
Tue., March 15, 2016, 8:14 a.m.
Britain’s foreign minister says he is skeptical about Russia’s announced military withdrawal from Syria.
Mon., March 14, 2016, 11:55 a.m.
More than 80 percent of Syria’s children have been harmed by the country’s conflict, including growing numbers of those who were forced to work, join armed groups or marry young …
Sat., March 12, 2016, 2:32 p.m.
After five years of bloodshed – after a quarter of a million deaths, and the flight of millions of refugees – Syria has arrived at a critical juncture: A diplomatic …
Fri., March 11, 2016, 9:53 a.m.
Counterterrorism investigators say they are beginning to pore through a cache of documents detailing what could be the most comprehensive look into the recruiting networks luring fighters into the Islamic …
Wed., March 9, 2016, 4:44 p.m.
The U.S. military is questioning an Islamic State militant who allegedly has helped lead the extremist group’s nascent effort to acquire and use illicit chemical weapons in Iraq and Syria, …
Tue., March 8, 2016, 3:23 p.m.
The top American general in Africa says Libya is a failed state.
Fri., March 4, 2016, 7:23 a.m.
At least 16 people were killed Friday in an attack by suspected al-Qaida insurgents on a nursing home in Yemen’s southern city of Aden, a security official said.
Thu., March 3, 2016, 10:49 a.m.
A U.S.-Russia-brokered cease-fire in Syria, now in its sixth day, is largely holding despite sporadic clashes in some areas, a U.N. envoy said Thursday, raising expectations ahead of next week’s …
Wed., March 2, 2016, 4:19 p.m.
Vice President Joe Biden plans meetings with key leaders in the Middle East when he visits the region next week.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 8:14 a.m.
Iraq has signed a deal with an Italian company to repair and maintain the country’s largest dam near the northern, Islamic State-held city of Mosul. The Mosul dam is in …
Tue., March 1, 2016, 3:13 p.m.
The U.S. government calls it a “vicious guard dog” that hurts national security. Apple says it’s critical to protecting consumer privacy against increasingly sophisticated hackers.
Tue., March 1, 2016, 10:45 a.m.
In his handwritten will, al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden claimed he had about $29 million in personal wealth – the bulk of which he wanted to be used “on jihad, …
Tue., March 1, 2016, 10:24 a.m.
Members of the Idaho Air National Guard are preparing to deploy to the Middle East this summer.
Mon., Feb. 29, 2016, 8:01 a.m.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Monday that a shaky cease-fire in Syria is holding “by and large” despite sporadic fighting that continued across Syria and growing accusations of violations that …
Mon., Feb. 29, 2016, 7:53 a.m.
The Iraqi government and the U.S. embassy in Baghdad are warning residents along the Tigris river of a possible collapse of the Mosul Dam. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi asked …
Mon., Feb. 29, 2016, 7:37 a.m.
Iraqi officials say a suicide bombing at a funeral north of Baghdad has killed at least 14 people and wounded 45.
Sat., Feb. 27, 2016, 11:01 a.m.
Saudi-led airstrikes targeting Shiite rebels killed at least 30 people, mostly civilians, when they hit a market area outside the capital on Saturday, Yemeni security officials said.