The Islamic State and al-Qaeda are waging a deadly contest for territory, recruits and influence in Yemen that is dividing tribes and deepening instability in the Middle East's poorest nation, according to tribal leaders, security officials and analysts.
The “control orders” of yesteryear, which placed tough restrictions on the activities of suspected terrorists, are no more, having succumbed to a campaign against them. In their place are the comparatively toothless Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures, or TPIMs, which are rarely used and extremely expensive.
Russia is no stranger to Islamist extremism, having for years battled a homegrown insurgency in its majority-Muslim North Caucasus in the aftermath of two bloody wars for independence in Chechnya.
Nadia Murad is a Yazidi activist and advocate for survivors of genocide and sexual violence. She was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2018.
The military on Wednesday killed nearly 20 pro-Islamic State (IS) bandits, including a Singaporean terrorist, in massive air and ground assaults.
Unlike many of his slain comrades, the touted new leader of the Islamic State group in the southern Philippines lacks the bravado, clan name or foreign training.
U.S.-backed Syrian forces fighting ISIS handed over more than 150 Iraqi members of the group to Iraq, the first batch of several to come.
Islamic State group militants clung to their last square kilometer of land in eastern Syria on Thursday with an unknown number of civilians trapped inside.
The U.S. military said Tuesday it struck a mosque that had allegedly been used as an Islamic State control center
A pair of dusty villages in the Syrian desert is all that remains of the vast expanse of territory the Islamic State once called its caliphate.