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Drone Killings Put New Spotlight On Hostage Strategy

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.

04/24/2015

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Md. Man Among Hostages Killed in Counterterrorism Attack

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.

04/23/2015

ISIS Terrorist

Ethiopia: 3 Days Of Mourning For Islamic State Killings

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 […]

04/20/2015

terror probe

Authorities: Terrorism Probe Yields Six Arrests In Two States

Six were arrested in Minnesota and California; federal agents have been tracking young people trying to travel to Syria to join Islamic militant fighters.

04/20/2015

ISIS Terrorist

Islamic State Militants Seize Villages Near Ramadi In Iraq

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.

04/15/2015

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Biden Claims Momentum In Fight Against Islamic State In Iraq

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.

04/09/2015

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American Accused Of Trying To Join ISIS

Joshua Van Haften, 34, of Wisconsin was arrested at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago after returning on a flight from Turkey.

04/09/2015

ISIS Terrorist

Islamic State Launches English-Language Radio Bulletins

The Islamic State group has launched English-language radio news bulletins on its al-Bayan radio network.

04/07/2015

terrorism arrests

U.S. Air Force Vet Charged in Plot to Aid Islamic State Group

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.

03/17/2015

ISIS Terrorist

Islamic State Accepts Boko Haram Pledge Of Allegiance

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 […]

03/13/2015

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