From producer Josh Seftel comes this story of Richard McKinney, a former U.S. Marine who plotted to blow up an Islamic Center in Muncie, Ind., and through an unusual turn of events ended up in a place.. CBS News - Published
For the millions forced to endure the Islamic State group's brutal rule, life in the "caliphate" was a living hell. Girls were enslaved, music was banned and homosexuality was punishable by death. RTE.ie - Published
After being briefed by U.S. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, President Trump declared on Friday that Islamic State no longer holds any territory in Syria. However, U.S.-backed forces on the..
According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, US President Donald Trump said that US-backed forces had dislodged the Islamic State militant group from its last holdout in Syria. Over the past few weeks,..
According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, the UN Human Rights Council criticized Israeli settlement expansion into the occupied Syrian Golan Heights, just one day after US President Donald Trump's..
One week ago, 50 worshipers at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand were killed in a mass shooting. Over 500 people came to the Islamic Center of Boca Raton for an interfaith call to action a week..
A radio station in the Iraqi northern city of Mosul, once a stronghold of the Islamic State, started broadcasting from a local cafeteria, in an effort to help residents return to normal life. - REUTERS Bangkok Post - Published
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has been hailed on social media by Muslims around the world for her response to two mosque shootings by a white nationalist who.. Newsday - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
Thousands of Islamic State fighters are still at large in Iraq and Syria, rearming and regrouping. And the group pose threats elsewhere, in Afghanistan, West Africa and the Philippines. NYTimes.com - Published
(MENAFN) Saudi-based Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) expressed deep denouncement of Boko Haram violence in Niger and Chad.Last Thursday, the terrorist group launched atta... MENAFN.com - Published
(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency) style="font-family:Calibri"> Jeddah, 24 March 2019 SPA -- The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Dr. Yousef bin Ahme... MENAFN.com - Published
By William J. Astore*
Veni, Vidi, Vici,” boasted Julius Caesar, one of history’s great military captains. “I came, I saw, I conquered.”
Then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton echoed that.. Eurasia Review - Published
By Mason Richey*
(FPRI) — Donald Trump does not have a foreign policy; he has moods regarding international affairs. Underneath the volatility of his moods, however, are some convictions: namely.. Eurasia Review - Published
The US State and Treasury departments on Friday sanctioned 14 individuals and 17 entities linked to SPND, Iran’s organization for defense, innovation, and research.
“Our maximum pressure.. Eurasia Review - Published
In Southern Yemen, decades-old grievances remain unaddressed. Many Southern Yemenis see themselves as the victims of exploitation at the hands of the leadership in the North. Such resentment increased.. Eurasia Review - Published
US-backed forces declared military victory over the Islamic State group in Syria on Saturday after liberating the last pocket of territory held by the militants, marking the end of a brutal self-styled.. Firstpost - Published
SDF fighters, who besieged Baghouz for weeks while planes pounded from above, paraded in memory of 11,000 comrades killed in years of fighting against IS. A band played the American national anthem. Zee News - Published Also reported by •Reuters
A new Gallup poll reveals that more U.S. Catholics are questioning whether they should remain in the church today than when the first news of the child sex abuse scandal started in Boston in.. Eurasia Review - Published
BAGHDAD - Five years after the Islamic State group swept across Iraq, Baghdad is bidding to reclaim its role as a regional player while walking a tightrope between rival backers the US and Iran. Bangkok Post - Published
A local driver working with an NBC News team in Syria was killed Saturday when a device exploded near the group of journalists, NBC News announced.
“Earlier today, a device exploded in the.. The Wrap - Published
U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) formally announced the destruction of Islamic State's control of land in eastern Syria on Saturday but said it would continue its military and security.. Reuters - Published
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday that a "major danger for France" had been eliminated, after U.S.-backed forces said they had captured Islamic State's last shred of territory in.. Reuters - Published
U.S.-backed forces said they had captured Islamic State's last shred of territory in eastern Syria at Baghouz on Saturday, ending the group's self-proclaimed caliphate after years of fighting. Reuters - Published
U.S.-backed fighters say they have captured Islamic State's last shred of ground in eastern Syria - but while its era of territorial rule may be over for now, there is near universal agreement that IS.. Reuters - Published