The brazen attack on worshipers at an Egyptian mosque early Friday showed the ability of the Islamic State's regional affiliates to inflict death and exact revenge.
Terror analyst: "The new call from ISIS will even allow husbands and fathers to push their wives and daughters to carry out attacks."
The Islamic State group has been driven from more than 96 percent of the large parts of Iraq and Syria it once held, crushing its goal of establishing a "caliphate" that challenges existing borders.
The Islamic State group has declared that the New York City bike path terrorist attacker was a "soldier of the caliphate."
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been declared dead several times now, although ISIS recently released an audio file meant to prove that he is still alive.
A man in a rented pickup truck mowed down pedestrians and cyclists along a busy bike path near the World Trade Center memorial on Tuesday, killing at least eight and seriously injuring 11.
A man who described himself as a sympathizer of ISIS faces terrorism-related charges stemming from a purported plot to bomb a Miami-area shopping mall.
Terror analysts warn that the Singapore must keep its guard up, as battle-hardened fighters return home from these frontline areas and with ISIS likely to ramp up attacks in the region – starting with countries where it already has a substantial base of supporters.
The U.S. and Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have driven ISIS from Raqqa. That puts the United States in an uncomfortable geopolitical situation.