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By Larisa Epatko
Gunmen killed at least 20 people in an attack at a bakery in the diplomatic zone near the U.S. embassy in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
By Laura Santhanam
CIA Director John Brennan said Wednesday that although the United States is an “ocean away” from Islamic State group strongholds, the U.S. is not immune to its attacks.
WASHINGTON -- The threat of "lone wolf" acts of terrorism inspired by the Islamic State will persist in the West, a senior Obama administration official said Tuesday.
By Richard Lardner, Associated Press
President Obama reiterated his promise to destroy the virulent Islamic State Tuesday while talking about the Orlando mass shooting — and how gunman Omar Mateen, a U.S. citizen, may have been radicalized by online extremist propaganda. NewsHour producer P.J. Tobia…
By PBS NewsHour
Islamic State fighters unleashed a new wave of bombings Tuesday in Baghdad, attacks that have turned the Iraqi capital into a killing field. The casualties -- at least 200 civilians dead in the last week alone -- have put a…
By Robert Burns, Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon said Friday it was moving to increase the number of American forces in Iraq and announced that U.S. forces have killed the Islamic State’s finance minister. “We are systematically eliminating ISIL’s cabinet,” Defense Secretary Ash Carter…
Iraqi armed forces have started an operation to retake the northern city of Mosul from Islamic State militants, who have held the beleaguered city for nearly two years.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
PARIS — U.S. and coalition forces are battling Islamic State militants in the skies and on the ground across Iraq and Syria, but the allies are increasingly also targeting the airwaves, where they now are losing the propaganda war.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. military says eight civilians were killed and three others injured in five airstrikes last year in Iraq and Syria.
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