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
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 Lori Hinnant, 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.
By Philipp Jenne, Geir Moulson, Associated Press
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.
Diane Foley, James Foley’s mother and founding president of the foundation that bears her son’s name, talked to the PBS NewsHour’s Nick Schifrin about the trial to come.
By Associated Press
They are expected to make their first appearance in the afternoon in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia, where a federal grand jury issued an eight-count indictment.
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