Published: Aug 28, 2021
"U.S. military forces conducted an over-the-horizon counterterrorism operation today against an ISIS-K planner," U.S. Central Command Spokesman Bill Urban said in a statement, referring to the terror group affiliated to ISIS that claimed responsibility for Thursdays bombing at Kabuls Hamid Karzai International Airport.
Published: Apr 08, 2021
In confidential interrogation reports, Iraqi detainee M060108-01 is depicted as a model prisoner, "cooperative" with his American captors, and unusually chatty. At times he seemed to go out of his way to be helpful, especially when offered a chance to inform on rivals within his organization, then known as the Islamic State of Iraq.
Published: Aug 20, 2020
Attorney General William Barr has notified the British government that the United States will drop its insistence on the death penalty for two admitted Islamic State members if British authorities promptly transfer evidence to aid their prosecution for suspected involvement in the executions of American, British and other foreign hostages in Syria.
Published: Aug 02, 2020
WASHINGTON -- The Trump administration is willing to consider dropping its insistence on pursuing the death penalty to secure British cooperation in the prosecution of two admitted Islamic State detainees accused of involvement in the executions of American, British and other foreign hostages in Syria.
Published: Mar 07, 2020
KABUL - The first shots were heard before noon Friday, quickly followed by explosions at the site of a gathering of hundreds in western Kabul. Within hours, 32 people were dead and dozens wounded, according to a government spokesman.
Published: Feb 23, 2020
NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania - Groups linked to al-Qaida and the Islamic State, at war with each other in the Middle East, are working together to take control of territory across a vast stretch of West Africa, U.S. and local officials say, sparking fears the regional threat could grow into a global crisis.
Published: Jan 11, 2020
ISIS done or a danger? Trump delivered mixed message in Iran speech. In his speech this week after the Iranian missile strikes against U.S. targets in Iraq, President Donald Trump offered his version of the adage that the enemy of my enemy is my friend.
Published: Nov 01, 2019
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) confirmed on Friday (November 1) the death of its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi during last week’s raid on his compound in Syria and vowed to take revenge on the US. They also announced a newly appointed leader Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi.
Published: Oct 30, 2019
US commandos zeroed in on Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s final hideout with the help of an extraordinarily well-placed informant, an Islamic State operative who facilitated the terrorist leader’s movements around Syria and even helped oversee construction work on his Syrian safe house, according to US and Middle East-based officials knowledgeable about the operation.
Published: Oct 28, 2019
Many leaders in EU countries have expressed their view that the death of the so-called Islamic State leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, does not mean that the war against the terrorist group will be ending any time soon.