Defense Chief: Iraqis Showed No Will To Fight At RamadiThe 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.
Official: Syrian Army Preparing For Counterattack On Islamic State The Syrian army is deploying troops in areas near the ancient town of Palmyra in apparent preparation for a counterattack to retake it from the Islamic State group, an official said.
Iraq Says Airstrike Killed Senior Islamic State CommanderIraq's Defense Ministry said Wednesday an airstrike by the U.S.-led coalition killed a senior Islamic State commander and others near the extremist-held city of Mosul, though the country's Interior Ministry later said it wasn't clear if he even was wounded.
UN Report: ISIS Group Besieges 228,000 In Syrian CityA new United Nations report says the Islamic State group has more than 225,000 Syrians under siege in a single city.
Ethiopia: 3 Days Of Mourning For Islamic State Killings
Islamic State Militants Seize Villages Near Ramadi In IraqThe 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.
Pentagon: ISIS Loses Ground In Iraq, Makes Gains In SyriaThe Pentagon says that while Islamic State militants have lost control of up to 6,500 square miles in Iraq, they have gained a bit of ground in Syria since last August.
Biden Claims Momentum In Fight Against Islamic State In IraqVice 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.
Biden: ISIS 'Aura Of Invincibility Has Been Pierced'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.
American Accused Of Trying To Join ISISJoshua Van Haften, 34, of Wisconsin was arrested at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago after returning on a flight from Turkey.
Suffering Rises As Islamic State Militants Take Over Refugee Camp In SyriaWhen hundreds of Islamic State militants muscled into the Yarmouk refugee camp last week and planted their black flags amid the charred, blown-out buildings, it was the latest trial for the remaining Palestinians who for two years have endured a suffocating government siege, starvation and disease.
Islamic State Launches English-Language Radio BulletinsThe Islamic State group has launched English-language radio news bulletins on its al-Bayan radio network.
U.S. Airstrikes Support Iraqi Offensive In TikritAmerican warplanes bombed ISIS targets to support Iraqi ground forces as they make their final push into Tikrit.
Official: Boko Haram Using Civilians As Human Shields
US, Canadian Med Students Traveled to Syria Territory Controlled By Islamic State, Lawmaker SaysA Turkish opposition lawmaker said Monday that an American and a Canadian are among a group of doctors and medical students believed to have traveled from Turkey into territory in Syria controlled by the Islamic State group.