The accidental killing of two hostages in a U.S. operation against al-Qaida has put a new spotlight on the Obama administration’s reliance on drones in the battle against terrorism — and has also raised pressure on the White House to revise the nation’s oft-criticized strategy for dealing with abducted Americans and their families.
A Maryland man is one of three Americans who was killed recently in counterterrorism operations conducted by the U.S. government, the White House announced Thursday.
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (CBSDC/AP) — Ethiopia’s government has declared three days of mourning after confirming that many Ethiopians held captive in Libya were killed by the Islamic State group, after the group released a video […]
Six were arrested in Minnesota and California; federal agents have been tracking young people trying to travel to Syria to join Islamic militant fighters.
The Islamic State extremist group launched an offensive Wednesday in Iraq’s western Anbar province, capturing three villages near the provincial capital of Ramadi in what was the most significant threat to the city by the Sunni militants to date.
Vice President Joe Biden is setting the stage for the Iraqi prime minister’s visit to Washington by claiming momentum in the battle against Islamic State militants.
Joshua Van Haften, 34, of Wisconsin was arrested at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago after returning on a flight from Turkey.
The Islamic State group has launched English-language radio news bulletins on its al-Bayan radio network.
Federal prosecutors say a U.S. Air Force veteran has been arrested on terrorism charges in a plot to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group.
BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State militants have accepted a pledge of allegiance by the Nigerian-grown Boko Haram extremist group, a spokesman for the Islamic State movement said Thursday. The development comes as both movements, which […]