Syrian Kurdish fighters closed in on the outskirts of a strategic Islamic State-held town on the Turkish border Sunday, Kurdish officials and an activist group said, potentially cutting off a key supply line for the extremists’ nearby de facto capital.
An American fighting with Kurdish forces against the Islamic State group in Syria has been killed in battle, authorities said Wednesday.
The U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State is doubling down on its strategy to fight the extremists, insisting on staying the course it set last year despite the radical group’s recent conquests on both sides of the border between Iraq and Syria.
The present and first female vice-chancellor of Oxford University said the US “overreacted” to the horrific aftermath of the 9/11 attacks.
President Obama says he expects the Senate to take action swiftly to extend key Patriot Act provisions before it expires Sunday at midnight.
The Islamic State group’s takeover of the provincial capital Ramadi is stark evidence that Iraqi forces lack the “will to fight,” Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in a TV interview that aired Sunday.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is doubling down on his promises of pre-emptive strikes to prevent what he says are certain future attacks on American soil.
BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State extremists seized almost full control of the ancient Syrian town of Palmyra after government defense lines there collapsed on Wednesday, though it remained unclear how close to the famed archaeological […]
Former 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.
German police say they found explosive material and weapons after raiding the home of a suspected Islamic extremist