The summit President Barack Obama is addressing Wednesday on the threat of violent extremism is not the summit he envisioned.
The White House is being criticized for its statement over the beheadings of nearly two dozen Egyptian Coptic Christians at the hands of an Islamic State of Iraq and Syria-affiliated group in Libya.
The rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria could potentially play a role come in the 2016 presidential election.
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., is blaming former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for the rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria in the Middle East.
Friends say the American woman taken hostage by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria militants was determined to get to Syria and learned Arabic so she could perform aid work and advocate for causes in the Middle East.
Foreign fighters are streaming into Syria and Iraq in unprecedented numbers to join the Islamic State or Iraq and Syria (ISIS) or other extremist groups, including at least 3,400 from Western nations among 20,000 from around the world, U.S. intelligence officials say in an updated estimate of a top terrorism concern.
In a letter dated Thursday, President Barack Obama asked Congress to authorize a U.S. military campaign against the Islamic State.
CBS News reports that the U.S. intelligence community believes that Mueller was given as a bride to an ISIS fighter.
The White House sought to narrow differences with members of Congress on Tuesday on President Barack Obama’s widely anticipated request for legislation approving the use of U.S. military force against Islamic State fighters in the Middle East.
The parents of American aid worker Kayla Jean Mueller — who was held captive by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria since August 2013 — have confirmed she has died.