Islamic State of Iraq and Syria

White House: Ramadi Capture By Islamic State A 'Setback'Islamic State forces have captured the key Iraqi city of Ramadi after fierce fighting.
Ex-CIA Official: Claiming Responsibility For Muhammad Art Shooting 'Sign Of Weakness' For ISISFormer CIA deputy director Michael Morell tells CBS News he has serious doubts that ISIS was behind Sunday's attack on a Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas.
Hillary Clinton: ISIS More Powerful Than Al Qaeda Ever WasThe former Secretary of State warns that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is the most dangerous terror group Americans have ever faced.
Experts: ISIS Could Use Ebola In Bio-Terror Attack Against USIslamic State of Iraq and Syria terrorists may use “carriers” to spread the Ebola virus as part of a low-tech biological terror tactic, according to national security and health experts.
Iraqi Prime Minister: Entire Region Endangered By ISISFresh from success in Iraq, a Sunni extremist group tried to tighten its hold Wednesday on territory in Syria and crush pockets of resistance on land straddling the border where it has declared the foundation of an Islamic state.
Human Rights Watch: ISIS Executed Up To 190 Captives In Tikrit Earlier This MonthIraqi insurgents executed at least 160 captives earlier this month in the northern city of Tikrit, Human Rights Watch said Friday, citing an analysis of satellite imagery and grisly photos released by the militants.
Kerry Warns Mideast Nations Against Taking Military Action In IraqU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry warned Mideast nations on Wednesday against taking new military action in Iraq that might heighten sectarian divisions, after Syria launched airstrikes across the border and Iran flew surveillance drones over the neighboring country.
Cheney: I Believe There Will Be 'Far Deadlier' Terrorist Attack Against USFormer Vice President Dick Cheney believes the U.S. will face another terrorist attack in this decade and that it will be worse than 9/11.
Intel Official: Americans Have Joined Militant Group ISISThe Sunni militant group in Iraq is a force roughly 3,000 strong and includes some Americans, a senior intelligence official told CBS News on Tuesday.
US Official: Kerry To Make Clear White House Believes It's In 'Nobody's Interest To Have Kind Of Al Qaeda On Steroids' In IraqThe top U.S. diplomat returned to Iraq on Tuesday for the second day in a row, again trying to convince one of its political leaders that overhaul of the Shiite-led government is the best way to deflate a raging Sunni insurgency that is pushing the country toward civil war.
House Intel Committee Chair: ISIS 'Talks About' Expanding Into IsraelThe House Intelligence Committee chairman warns that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria are looking to expand its territory across the Middle East, including Israel.
ISIS Fails To Seize Iraq's Largest Oil RefineryIslamic militants attacked Iraq's largest oil refinery late Tuesday, hours after it was shut down due to the threat and its foreign staff were evacuated, an Iraqi security official told The Associated Press.
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