Seven years ago this month the Islamic State declared its caliphate, killing thousands in its years-long reign of terror in Iraq and Syria. The group may have lost its territory, but its fighters still plague Iraq. Special Correspondent Leila Molana-Allen…
By Leila Molana-Allen
For years, Islamist militants have terrorized the Cabo Delgado province in Mozambique, killing and displacing thousands. This week, they attacked a town called Palma, which hosts international oil and gas companies, killing dozens. ISIS claimed responsibility. Special correspondent Neha Wadekar…
By Neha Wadekar
Pope Francis urged Iraq’s Christians on Sunday to forgive the injustices against them by Muslim extremists and to rebuild as he visited the wrecked shells of churches and met ecstatic crowds in the community’s historic heartland, which was nearly erased…
By Nicole Winfield, Samya Kullab, Associated Press
In the years-long battle to retake northeastern Syria from ISIS, a small but powerful band of fighters led the way. The women of the YPJ, a Syrian-Kurdish force, fought alongside their male counterparts and face-to-face against ISIS. Author and journalist…
By Amna Nawaz, Ali Rogin
By Lori Hinnant, Associated Press
The fugitive widow of an Islamic State gunman and a man described as his logistician on Wednesday were convicted of terrorism charges and sentenced to 30 years in prison in the trial of 14 people linked to the January 2015…
By Philipp Jenne, Geir Moulson, Associated Press
Witnesses described dozens of screaming people fleeing the sounds of gunshots Monday night in a nightlife district crowded with revelers enjoying the last hours before a coronavirus lockdown.
In our news wrap Monday, Islamic State attackers stormed Kabul University, touching off a gun battle that killed at least 22 people. Security officials said three gunmen struck during a book fair; all of them were killed after the hours-long…
By Matthew Barakat, Associated Press
Authorities say El Shafee Elsheikh and Alexanda Kotey are two of four men dubbed "the Beatles" by their hostages who took note of their British accents.
By Eric Tucker, Matthew Barakat, Associated Press
Prosecutors are accusing them of involvement in a gruesome campaign of beheadings, torture and other acts of violence against four American hostages in Syria and other captives.
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