ISIS

Eight detained as suspects in Turkey nightclub attack

ISTANBUL –– Turkish police have detained eight suspects in connection with an…

 

Italian police officers secure traces after the suspect of the Berlin attack, Anis Amri, was killed during a shoot-out with police forces on Dec. 23, 2016 in Milan. During the terrorist attack on the Berlin Christmas market at least twelve people were killed and more than 50 wounded.  (Daniele Bennati/DPA/Zuma Press/TNS)

Berlin truck attack suspect Amri shot dead in Milan

Anis Amri, the main suspect in the Berlin Christmas market truck attack,…

 

French riot police guards the street to access the church where an hostage taking left a priest dead in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, Normandy, France, on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

Church attacker nurtured jihad in quiet French town

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

 

This is an undated image of French Priest Jacques Hamel made available by the Catholic Diocese if Rouen in France on Tuesday. Priest Jacques Hamel was killed on Tuesday when two attackers slit the throat of the 85-year-old  priest who was celebrating Mass Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, in France, killing him and gravely injured another of the handful of church-goers present before being shot to death by police. (Doicese of Rouen via AP)

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…

This is an undated image of French Priest Jacques Hamel made available by the Catholic Diocese if Rouen in France on Tuesday. Priest Jacques Hamel was killed on Tuesday when two attackers slit the throat of the 85-year-old  priest who was celebrating Mass Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, in France, killing him and gravely injured another of the handful of church-goers present before being shot to death by police. (Doicese of Rouen via AP)
A man prays next to flowers and candles that have been placed in front of the main entrance of the Olympia-Einkaufszentrum in Munich, Germany, on Monday. (Peter Kneffel/dpa via AP)

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

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

A man prays next to flowers and candles that have been placed in front of the main entrance of the Olympia-Einkaufszentrum in Munich, Germany, on Monday. (Peter Kneffel/dpa via AP)
Family members of victims cry outside the Forensic Medical Center in Istanbul on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

Attackers kill 42 in scenes of chaos at Istanbul airport

ISTANBUL — Suicide attackers armed with guns and bombs killed 42 people…

Family members of victims cry outside the Forensic Medical Center in Istanbul on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
This undated file image shows Omar Mateen, who authorities say killed dozens of people inside the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla., on Sunday, June 12, 2016.  (MySpace via AP, File)

Feds: Orlando gunman planned to travel to SF Bay Area

The Orlando nightclub shooter was apparently planning to come to the San…

This undated file image shows Omar Mateen, who authorities say killed dozens of people inside the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla., on Sunday, June 12, 2016.  (MySpace via AP, File)
Ron Rivera, left, applies a tattoo on the arm of Cherie Grulich on Saturday in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Attorney General says Mateen investigation moving forward

ORLANDO, Fla. — Although the killer is known, the investigation continues into…

Ron Rivera, left, applies a tattoo on the arm of Cherie Grulich on Saturday in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
French police officers on Tuesday block the road leading to a crime scene the day after a knife-wielding attacker stabbed to death a senior police officer and his female companion Monday evening in Magnanville, west of Paris, France. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

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

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

French police officers on Tuesday block the road leading to a crime scene the day after a knife-wielding attacker stabbed to death a senior police officer and his female companion Monday evening in Magnanville, west of Paris, France. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
Smoke rises from Islamic State group positions after an airstrike by U.S.-led coalition warplanes in the Iraqi city of Ramadi in this Dec. 25, 2015 file photo during the Iraqi government offensive that drove the militants out of the city. (AP Photo, File)

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

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

Smoke rises from Islamic State group positions after an airstrike by U.S.-led coalition warplanes in the Iraqi city of Ramadi in this Dec. 25, 2015 file photo during the Iraqi government offensive that drove the militants out of the city. (AP Photo, File)
In this photo taken Friday, April 8, 2016 and  provided by Russian Defense Ministry press service, a Russian serviceman checks for mines in Palmyra, Syria.  (Russian Defense Ministry Press Service Photo via AP)

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

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

In this photo taken Friday, April 8, 2016 and  provided by Russian Defense Ministry press service, a Russian serviceman checks for mines in Palmyra, Syria.  (Russian Defense Ministry Press Service Photo via AP)
Ruins are seen at al-Qaryatain city in the central city of Homs, Syria on Monday.  (AP Photo)

Syrian cease-fire strained by new clashes ahead of talks

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

Ruins are seen at al-Qaryatain city in the central city of Homs, Syria on Monday.  (AP Photo)
This photo released Sunday shows destroyed statues at the damaged Palmyra Museum, in Palmyra city, central Syria.  (SANA via AP)

Retaking Syria’s Palmyra reveals more shattered antiquities

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

This photo released Sunday shows destroyed statues at the damaged Palmyra Museum, in Palmyra city, central Syria.  (SANA via AP)
In this Nov. 4, 2015, file photo, Merced County Sheriff SWAT members enter the University of California, Merced campus after a reported stabbing in Merced, Calif., Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. A California university student who went on a campus stabbing rampage that wounded four people before he was shot down by a campus police officer was inspired by Islamic State but acted alone, the FBI said Thursday, March 17, 2016. (Andrew Kuhn/Merced Sun-Star via AP, File)

FBI: IS group inspired California student in stabbings

FRESNO, Calif. — A California college student who went on a stabbing…

In this Nov. 4, 2015, file photo, Merced County Sheriff SWAT members enter the University of California, Merced campus after a reported stabbing in Merced, Calif., Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. A California university student who went on a campus stabbing rampage that wounded four people before he was shot down by a campus police officer was inspired by Islamic State but acted alone, the FBI said Thursday, March 17, 2016. (Andrew Kuhn/Merced Sun-Star via AP, File)
Secretary of State John Kerry speaks to reporters at the State Department in Washington on Thursday. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Kerry determines IS group committing genocide in Iraq, Syria

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

Secretary of State John Kerry speaks to reporters at the State Department in Washington on Thursday. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
This image made from undated video shows Omar al-Shishani standing next to the group's spokesman among a group of fighters as they declare the elimination of the border between Iraq and Syria. (AP Photo/militant social media account via AP video)

Senior IS commander dies of wounds from US strike in Syria

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

This image made from undated video shows Omar al-Shishani standing next to the group's spokesman among a group of fighters as they declare the elimination of the border between Iraq and Syria. (AP Photo/militant social media account via AP video)
Iraqi Defense Minister Khaled al-Obeidi, center, arrives at a military a base outside Tikrit, 80 miles north of Baghdad, Iraq, on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)

Iraqi officials: US captured top IS chemical arms engineer

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

Iraqi Defense Minister Khaled al-Obeidi, center, arrives at a military a base outside Tikrit, 80 miles north of Baghdad, Iraq, on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)
A Syrian shopkeeper waits for customers next to paintings of of President Bashar Assad, and Hezbollah leader Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah, center, at the popular Souk Tawil old market in Damascus, Syria, Wednesday. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

Russian leader pushes Syria truce deal amid skepticism

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

A Syrian shopkeeper waits for customers next to paintings of of President Bashar Assad, and Hezbollah leader Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah, center, at the popular Souk Tawil old market in Damascus, Syria, Wednesday. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
Militants of the Islamic State group hold up their weapons and wave its flags on their vehicles in a convoy on a road leading to Iraq, in Raqqa, Syria. (Militant photo via AP, File)

IS faces budget crunch, killing perks and slashing salaries

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

Militants of the Islamic State group hold up their weapons and wave its flags on their vehicles in a convoy on a road leading to Iraq, in Raqqa, Syria. (Militant photo via AP, File)
The fighting around Syria's largest city of Aleppo has brought government forces closer to the Turkish border than at any point in recent years, routing rebels from key areas and creating a humanitarian disaster as tens of thousands of people flee. (Alexander Kots/Komsomolskaya Pravda via AP)

Syrian troops capture village near northern city of Aleppo

BEIRUT — Syrian government forces on Saturday captured another village near Aleppo,…

The fighting around Syria's largest city of Aleppo has brought government forces closer to the Turkish border than at any point in recent years, routing rebels from key areas and creating a humanitarian disaster as tens of thousands of people flee. (Alexander Kots/Komsomolskaya Pravda via AP)