Islamic State

Church attacker nurtured jihad in quiet French town

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

 

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

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

 

Afghanistan marks day of national mourning after huge attack

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan marked a national day of mourning on Sunday,…

 

Bangladesh hunts hostage crisis clues, investigates IS claim

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Security officials searched on Sunday for evidence and the…

Deadliest attack in a year kills 115 in central Baghdad

BAGHDAD — A devastating truck bombing on a bustling commercial street in…

Attackers kill 42 in scenes of chaos at Istanbul airport

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

Attorney General says Mateen investigation moving forward

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

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

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

Orlando killer appears to have been ‘homegrown extremist’

ORLANDO, Fla. — The gunman whose attack on a gay nightclub left…

Florida nightclub shooter pledged allegiance to Islamic State

Multiple news outlets are reporting that the man who killed 50 people…

Elite Iraqi forces push into Fallujah, expect fierce battle

CAMP TARIQ, Iraq — Elite Iraqi special forces began their push Monday…

Syria’s cease-fire strengthens al-Qaida branch

BEIRUT — Al-Qaida's branch in Syria has recruited thousands of fighters, including…

Wave of bombings in Baghdad kill 69

BAGHDAD — A wave of bombings struck outdoor markets and a restaurant…

Bombings kill 93 in Iraqi capital’s bloodiest day this year

BAGHDAD — In the deadliest violence in Baghdad this year, three car…

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

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

US combat death in Iraq reflects intensifying war

STUTTGART, Germany — The combat death Tuesday of a U.S. Navy SEAL…

Casualties mount from bombardment in Syria’s largest city

BEIRUT — Airstrikes and artillery killed more than 60 people in the…

Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam extradited, charged in France

PARIS — The lone known surviving suspect in the Paris attacks was…

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…