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Muslims in London were reacting with anger and frustration to the resurfacing of stereotypes about adherents to their religion following the apparent Islamic State group terror attack near Parliament on Wednesday. The working assumption was that the perpetrator of the driving and stabbing attacks that left four victims dead and dozens more injured was a Muslim before the assailant was even identified. [Read More]
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The Islamic State claimed responsibility for a suicide bomb attack at the international airport in Dhaka, a week after a similar attack on a camp of Bangladesh's elite Rapid... [Read More]
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A U.S. military spokesman says the Syrian Arab and Kurdish fighters airlifted into combat in northern Syria earlier this week have encountered only light resistance, suggesting that the operation caught Islamic State militants by surprise. [Read More]
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London terror attack: Utah man injured in deadly rampage dies, family says The attacker who plowed a vehicle through a throng of pedestrians and then stabbed a policeman outside Britain's parliament was named yesterday as Khalid Masood, a British-born man who was once investigated by MI5 intelligence officers over concerns about violent extremism.ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack that killed four people, calling the slain fiend a "soldier of the Islamic State". It was... [Read More]
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United States pledges safe zones in Syria for refugees "It is only a matter of time before Baghdadi himself meets the same fate", Tillerson said at a ministerial plenary for the 68-nation Global Coalition to defeat Islamic State (ISIS).Mr Tillerson also told the summit: "The United States will do its part, but the circumstances on the ground require more from all of you". Obama said Trump's campaign assertions were refuted by the gains USA... [Read More]
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Led Coalition Airdrops Forces in Raqqa Province The U.S. military airlifted hundreds of Syrian fighters into a key area west of Raqqa held by Islamic State group to launch an assault on a strategically vital town and nearby dam, the Pentagon said Wednesday.The Turkish air base of Incirlik is heavily used by North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the USA -led coalition to fight Islamic State in the region.The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a Kurdish-led... [Read More]
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In the last week three mass casualty incidents have been attributed to U.S.-led forces in Iraq and Syria, handily making March one of the most lethal months for civilians in the the two-year-old war against the Islamic State... [Read More]
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The U.S. military is investigating whether it was responsible for a bombing raid in the Iraqi city of Mosul that killed scores of civilians, making it the most deadly among Iraqi residents since the battle against the militant group Islamic State began more than two years ago. Col. Joseph Scrocca,... [Read More]
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The fighting continues for west Mosul, the last major urban bastion for the Islamic State in Iraq, but the military forces that drove the jihadi group out of the east are now competing for influence against one another, rather than cooperating to maintain order. [Read More]
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Lyse Doucet goes to the Syrian city of Palmyra to see buildings and people shattered by IS militants. [Read More]
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It is certainly right and proper that the president of the United States offered condolences to the family and friends of Kurt Cochran, the American murdered in a London terrorist act for which the Islamic State has claimed credit. The question is why... [Read More]
After defeating the Islamic State group in Palmyra, the Syrian army escorted journalists around the ancient city, revealing ISIS' legacy of death and destruction. [Read More]
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After defeating the Islamic State group in Palmyra, the Syrian army escorted journalists around the ancient city, revealing ISIS' legacy of death and destruction. [Read More]
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Six Russian soldiers were killed in Chechnya Friday when gunmen tried to storm their base in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group.The base belongs to Russia's National Guard, a branch established last year to defend borders and counter extremism. It is subordinate directly to President Vladimir Putin and has bases in the country's volatile North Caucasus regions, including Chechnya.In a statement, the National Guard said the rebels tried to storm the base in heavy fog at around 2:30 am local time (2330 GMT on Thursday) but were spotted by a group of soldiers who opened fire."Six of... [Read More]
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European air forces participating in coalition operations against the so-called Islamic State (ISIS) achieved two milestones this week.     Belgian F-16s operating from Jordan clocked up 7,000 hours flying strike and reconnaissance missions over Iraq and Syria since October 2014. [Read More]
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The U.S. military is investigating whether it was responsible for a bombing raid in the Iraqi city of Mosul that killed scores of civilians, making it the most deadly among Iraqi residents since the battle against the militant group Islamic State began more than two years ago. Col. Joseph Scrocca,... [Read More]
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THE Islamic State has ordered jihadists to "flatten" Europe in a series of disgusting posters honouring murderer Khalid Masood in the aftermath of the Westminster Bridge attack. [Read More]
A U.S. military spokesman says the Syrian Arab and Kurdish fighters airlifted into combat in northern Syria earlier this week have encountered only light resistance, suggesting that the operation caught Islamic State militants by surprise. [Read More]
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The U.N. Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution Friday condemning the unlawful destruction of cultural heritage and warning the Islamic State extremist group, al-Qaida and other combatants that such attacks may constitute war crimes. The resolution approved by the U.N.'s most powerful body expands previous measures which were limited to the illicit... [Read More]
Joint Syrian-Russian-Iranian operations against foreign-funded and armed militant groups across Syrian territory have incrementally dismantled and frustrated the fighting capacity of groups includi…... [Read More]
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