ISIL

Church attacker nurtured jihad in quiet French town

SAINT-ETIENNE-DU-ROUVRAY, France — Adel Kermiche nursed his obsession with jihad in this…

 

IS group claims attack that killed 85-year-old French priest

SAINT-ETIENNE-DU-ROUVRAY, France — The Islamic State group crossed a new threshold Tuesday…

 

IS attacker: Germans ‘won’t be able to sleep peacefully’

ANSBACH, Germany — A Syrian man who tried unsuccessfully to claim asylum…

 

The United States and its gun problem

The United States has a gun problem. Will the mass shooting in…

France stabbing suspect: ‘I just killed a police officer’

PARIS — In a video released by the Islamic State group and…

Iraq routed IS from Ramadi at a high cost: A city destroyed

RAMADI, Iraq — This is what victory looks like in the Iraqi…

With UN envoy in Damascus, IS takes Syrian town from rebels

DAMASCUS, Syria — Islamic State militants recaptured a vital border crossing in…

Syrian cease-fire strained by new clashes ahead of talks

BEIRUT — Government forces and rebels clashed Sunday across northern and western…

Retaking Syria’s Palmyra reveals more shattered antiquities

DAMASCUS, Syria — The recapture of Syria's ancient city of Palmyra from…

Kerry determines IS group committing genocide in Iraq, Syria

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Thursday formally concluded the Islamic State…

Senior IS commander dies of wounds from US strike in Syria

BAGHDAD — Omar al-Shishani, a top Islamic State commander who was a…

Iraqi officials: US captured top IS chemical arms engineer

BAGHDAD — U.S. special forces captured the head of the Islamic State…

Russian leader pushes Syria truce deal amid skepticism

BEIRUT — Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke Wednesday with key players in…

IS faces budget crunch, killing perks and slashing salaries

BEIRUT — Faced with a cash shortage in its so-called caliphate, the…

Istanbul suicide bomber registered as refugee before attack

ISTANBUL — The suicide attacker who detonated a bomb that killed 10…

Suicide bomber kills 10, wounds 15 in Istanbul tourist area

ISTANBUL — A suicide bomber detonated a bomb in the heart of…

Obama vows to hit IS harder, says commandos now in Syria

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Monday vowed to accelerate the U.S.-led…

Obama aims to allay concerns about terror-fighting strategy

WASHINGTON — Fears of terrorism are hanging over America's holiday season, so…

Syria: 3 troops killed by US-led strikes; US blames Russia

BEIRUT — Syria on Monday accused the U.S.-led coalition of bombing an…

For gays under IS rule, isolation and fear of a cruel death

REYHANLI, Turkey — Before a crowd of men on a street in…