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ISIS Broadens Recruitment For Women, Professionals To Build New Society  (Photo by AFP/Getty Images)

Islamic State Recruits Broadly, Not Just Fighters

The three teenage girls from Colorado swapped Twitter messages about marriage and religion with recruiters for the Islamic State group, then set out for Syria with passports and thousands of dollars in stolen cash. Authorities intercepted them in Germany, then returned them to their families without criminal charges.

12/16/2014

ISIS Broadens Recruitment For Women, Professionals To Build New Society  (Photo by AFP/Getty Images)

ISIS Broadens Recruitment For Women, Professionals To Build New Society

WASHINGTON (AP) – The three teenage girls from Colorado swapped Twitter messages about marriage and religion with recruiters for the Islamic State group, then set out for Syria with passports and thousands of dollars in […]

12/16/2014

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Police: Multiple Fatalities, Injuries In Sydney Cafe Siege

Five people have fled from a Sydney cafe where a gunman took an unknown number of hostages at the height of Monday morning rush hour.

12/15/2014

The brother of Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) militant Seydo Mehmud mourn above his grave. (credit: ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Jihadist Violence Killed More Than 5,000 People Worldwide Last Month

Jihadist violence killed more than 5,000 people worldwide last month, a study by the BBC found.

12/15/2014

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Top Al Qaeda In Yemen Commander: ISIS Filming Beheadings Is ‘Very Barbaric’

A senior military commander of al Qaeda in Yemen denounced on Monday beheadings carried out by the rival Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), calling the act and its filming for propaganda purposes barbarous and asserting that U.S. drone strikes are expanding al Qaeda’s popularity in the country.

12/08/2014

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Jordan’s King Abdullah: Battling ISIS Is ‘Our Third World War’

Jordan’s King Abdullah believes battling the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and other terrorist groups is “our third world war.”

12/05/2014

Iranian airstrikes were conducted against ISIS militants in Iraq over the past week, showing Tehran’s growing military role against the Sunni extremists, and exposing that the U.S. and Iran have a common goal despite no acknowledgement of an alliance from either country.  (credit: FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

US And Iran Both Striking ISIS, But Deny Any Official Alliance

Iranian airstrikes were conducted against ISIS militants in Iraq over the past week, showing Tehran’s growing military role against the Sunni extremists, and exposing that the U.S. and Iran have a common goal despite no acknowledgement of an alliance from either country.

12/04/2014

Hoshyar Zebari says war in Iraq is hurting the economy. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Iraq Finance Minister: War With ISIS Hurting Economy

Plunging oil prices and soaring costs from Iraq’s war against the Islamic State group is hurting Iraq’s economy and will prompt government spending cuts, including in defense, the country’s finance minister said Wednesday.

12/03/2014

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CBS News: Iran Using US-Made Jets To Bomb ISIS Positions In Iraq

Iran is using American-made F-4 Phantom jets purchased during the time of the Shah to bomb positions held by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in eastern Iraq, CBS News correspondent David Martin reports.

12/02/2014

File photo of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Hagel: ISIS A Well-Funded ‘Incredibly Powerful New Threat’

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is calling the Islamic State group “an incredibly powerful new threat.”

11/20/2014

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