Stories tagged: ISIS
Sat., Feb. 27, 2016, 8:15 a.m.
Russia has grounded its warplanes in Syria to help secure a cease-fire brokered by Moscow and Washington that entered into force Saturday, a top military official said.
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 2:46 p.m.
A cease-fire brokered by the United States and Russia came into effect across Syria on Saturday, marking the biggest international push to reduce violence in the country’s devastating conflict, but …
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 9:34 a.m.
The leader of al-Qaida’s branch in Syria has rejected a U.S.-Russian sponsored truce, saying the real negotiations are on the battle field.
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 7:12 a.m.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has a chance to cash in on his gains in Syria by scaling down his bombing blitz when a cease-fire takes effect Friday night so he …
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 7:26 p.m.
Islamic State has released a new video that targets the chief executive officers of Facebook Inc. and Twitter Inc.
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 11:07 a.m.
The Islamic State group has collected millions of dollars in ransom for a group of Assyrian Christians it kidnapped in Syria a year ago, Christian officials and an opposition group …
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016, 3:04 p.m.
FBI agents on Thursday searched the California home belonging to a family member of the husband-and-wife killers who massacred 14 people in the San Bernardino terror attack, but the relative …
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 3:27 p.m.
An extraordinary legal fight is brewing with major privacy implications for millions of cellphone users after a federal magistrate ordered Apple Inc. to help the FBI hack into an iPhone …
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 3:07 p.m.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday renewed her proposal for a no-fly zone in Syria where civilians would be protected, a suggestion that was promptly rebuffed by Moscow that said …
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 3:03 p.m.
A series of U.S. airstrikes in recent months have destroyed “hundreds of millions” of dollars in Islamic State cash as part of a broader campaign aimed at squeezing the extremist …
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 11:45 a.m.
Iraqi officials say Islamic State militants shot down a military helicopter west of Baghdad, killing both crew members.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 11:32 a.m.
At least five people died and 10 others were injured in a large explosion in the Turkish capital on Wednesday, believed to have been caused by a car bomb, Ankara’s …
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016, 3:44 p.m.
Faced with a cash shortage in its so-called caliphate, the Islamic State group has slashed salaries across the region, asked Raqqa residents to pay utility bills in black market American …
Thu., Feb. 11, 2016, 4:55 p.m.
The United States, Russia and other world powers agreed to implement a nationwide “cessation of hostilities” in Syria’s civil war to start in one week in an effort to stop …
Thu., Feb. 11, 2016, 1:51 p.m.
The Obama administration opened a two-front campaign on Syria on Thursday with a push to end one war there and step up another.
Thu., Feb. 11, 2016, 1:32 p.m.
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter predicted on Thursday that recent U.S.-led efforts to accelerate the fight against the Islamic State group would produce “tangible gains” in Iraq and Syria by …
Wed., Feb. 10, 2016, 11 a.m.
Two female suicide bombers blew themselves up in a northeast Nigerian refugee camp, killing at least 56 people, health and rescue officials said Wednesday.
Wed., Feb. 10, 2016, 8:34 a.m.
The U.S. says Russia’s counterterrorism campaign in Syria is actually helping the Islamic State.
Mon., Feb. 8, 2016, 1:51 p.m.
Federal agents with the Seattle Joint Terrorism Task Force have arrested an Army deserter and purported sympathizer of the Islamic State group for illegally possessing machine guns and other firearms.
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016, 12:51 p.m.
Twitter says it’s now using spam-fighting technology to seek out and automatically flag accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity.
Thu., Feb. 4, 2016, 6:11 p.m.
World leaders pledged more than $10 billion Thursday to help fund schools, shelter and jobs for refugees from Syria’s civil war, money that British Prime Minister David Cameron said “will …
Thu., Feb. 4, 2016, 6:01 p.m.
The Syrian army entered two pro-government Shiite towns outside of Aleppo and advanced against rebel forces in the northern province on Thursday, threatening to entirely encircle the opposition-held parts of …
Thu., Feb. 4, 2016, 6:35 a.m.
WASHINGTON – The Obama administration is struggling to find the right mix of military and diplomatic moves to stop the Islamic State in Libya, where the extremist group has taken …
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016, 10:52 a.m.
Iraq said Wednesday it has begun building a wall and a trench around Baghdad in a bid to prevent militant attacks and reduce the large number of checkpoints inside the …
Tue., Feb. 2, 2016, 5:04 p.m.
An explosion and fire blew a gaping hole in a commercial airliner, forcing it to make an emergency landing at Mogadishu’s international airport late Tuesday, officials and witnesses said.
Mon., Jan. 25, 2016, 1 p.m.
Europe’s top police agency issued a stark warning Monday: Islamic State extremists will keep attempting lethal attacks on soft targets in Europe as the militant group increasingly goes global.
Mon., Jan. 25, 2016, 10:51 a.m.
YAOUNDE, Cameroon – Four suicide bombers attacked a market and town on Monday in Cameroon’s Far North region near the border with Nigeria, killing at least 28 people and wounding …
Wed., Jan. 13, 2016, 11:19 a.m.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter laid out broad plans Wednesday to defeat Islamic State militants and retake the group’s key power centers in Iraq and Syria. And he announced that a …
Wed., Dec. 30, 2015
U.S. can accommodate immigrants of all religions.
Mon., Dec. 28, 2015
Assimilation is the best way to fight radicalization of Muslims.