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By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Wednesday, U.S. special forces captured the Islamic State group’s chemical weapons chief in a raid in northern Iraq last month, while recent follow-up airstrikes destroyed IS chemical facilities. Also, U.S. and Somali forces are reported to…
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama says he has directed his national security team to press the U.S.-led campaign against the Islamic State group "on all fronts."…
By Tami Abdollah, Associated Press
Twitter says it's now using spam-fighting technology to seek out and automatically flag accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity.
By Larisa Epatko
Protecting the American people and fighting terrorism is priority No. 1, but without the dramatic rhetoric, President Barack Obama said in his final State of the Union address on Tuesday.
This week, Venezuelans rejoiced, countries worked toward a climate agreement, and an updated study revealed where militants recruit the most foreign fighters. Find out more about these events in our 5-minute world quiz.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter defended the military’s approach to fighting the Islamic State group, saying the military is looking for every possible way to attack and defeat the militants whose ideology is appealing to “losers with a keyboard” in the…
By Bradley Klapper, Associated Press
BRUSSELS — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday that NATO members stood ready to step up military efforts against the Islamic State and held out hope of broadening cooperation between the West and Russia to end Syria's protracted…
President Barack Obama said Tuesday with French President Francois Hollande at his side that the two countries are united in the fight against the Islamic State group. "Today we stand with you. Nous sommes tous Francais."…
We've compiled articles that delve into Islamic State jihadists' core beliefs and tactics, and why they attract followers. It all seems to boil down to this: epic battles.
The Islamic State militant group apparently doesn’t need a footprint in Afghanistan for ordinary Afghans to feel its effects.
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