Tag Archives: Islamic State

Gun was given back to Florida shooting suspect last month

By Zachary Fagenson FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) – Police in Alaska took a handgun from the man accused of killing five people at Fort Lauderdale's airport on Friday, yet they…

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The Latest: Turkish bar urges prosecution of attack backers

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the Istanbul nightclub attack (all times local): 5:00 p.m. Turkey's state-run news agency says a criminal complaint has been filed against people who used…

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AP PHOTOS: Top Middle East photos from 2016

CAIRO (AP) — For the Middle East, Afghanistan & Pakistan, 2016 was a year of grueling warfare. It saw the campaign against the Islamic State group gain momentum, with international…

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The Latest: Obama meets anti-terror, homeland security team

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the March 22 attacks in Brussels at the airport & on the subway system (all times local): 1 a.m. The White House says there's…

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Syrian forces pursue campaign against Islamic State after retaking Palmyra

By Lisa Barrington BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syrian government forces backed by Russian air strikes battled Islamic State insurgents around Palmyra on Monday, trying to extend their gains after taking back…

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Police hunt suspect after Islamic State kills 30 in Brussels suicide attacks

By Philip Blenkinsop & Francesco Guarascio BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Islamic State claimed responsibility for suicide bomb attacks on Brussels airport & a rush-hour metro train in the Belgian capital on…

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Iraqi in decapitated head Facebook post guilty of war crime

Helsinki (AFP) – An Iraqi migrant to Finland has been found guilty of committing a war crime after he posted images of himself on Facebook with the head of an…

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Islamic State committed genocide against Christians, Shi'ites: U.S.

By Arshad Mohammed WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Islamic State militant group has committed genocide against minority Christians & Yazidis as well as Shi'ite Muslims, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry…

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Kenya: Police arrest 4 men for trying to join Islamic State

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya police say they have arrested four men on suspicion of attempting to leave the country to join extremist group Islamic State in Libya. The four…

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Philippine assault seizes terrorist lair, kills 24 militants

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A major Philippine military offensive has killed 24 suspected local sympathizers of the Islamic State group & captured their remote southern stronghold, where troops raised the…

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