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In an interview with "CBS This Morning" on Tuesday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the terror group ISIS is now more powerful in some places than it has been in years. As the U.S. works on... negotiating the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan, there are new fears that a peace deal with the Taliban could give ISIS an advantage in the region. National security expert and U.S. Army veteran Asha Castleberry joins CBSN with analysis.
Despite its fractured leadership, the Islamic State is gaining strength in Iraq and Syria, conducting frequent guerrilla attacks and once again beheading people in public, U.S. and Iraqi military and... intelligence officers told The New York Times. ISIS was pushed out of its last bit of territory in Syria five months ago, but it still has an estimated 18,000 fighters, and more and more are being recruited at Al Hol, a tent camp in northern Syria housing 70,000 people -- many of them relatives of ISIS fighters. American intelligence officials said they consider this camp, managed by Syrian Kurds, a breeding ground for future terrorists. President Trump has ordered troops out of Syria, but a recent inspector general's report said this has made it harder to support Syrian allies fighting ISIS,...
A spate of recent videos published to ISIS' social media channels show fighters pledging allegiance to ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, according to Voice of America.
Sri Lanka's Catholics on Sunday awoke preparing to celebrate Mass in their homes by a televised broadcast as churches across the island nation shut over fears of militant attacks, a …
The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing at an open-air market in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta a day earlier that killed twenty people. The …
Rotting corpses, explosive belts and rusted Kalishnikovs were strewn across the rubble of Baghouz in eastern Syria after the US-backed SDF declared victory on Saturday.
U.S.-backed forces proclaimed the capture of Islamic State's last territory in Syria on Saturday, eliminating its rule over a self-proclaimed "caliphate", but the jihadist group remains a threat from... sleeper cells around the world.
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is the world's most wanted man
A Syrian man suspected of having taken part in beheadings carried out by the Islamic State in Homs has been taken into custody and questioned by authorities in Hungary. The …
Analysis: Down but not done, the Islamic State group could revive if governments continue to pit one ethnic or sectarian group against another
Zehra Duman left Melbourne aged 19 to join the terror group in 2014 - but is now thought to be in a Syrian refugee camp, desperate to come home. She has two young children who are 'sick'.
British Home Secretary Sajid Javid faced criticism Saturday after the death of a UK teenager's baby in a Syrian camp. Shamima Begum, who had left London as a 15-year-old in 2015 to join the Islamic... State group, had pleaded with British authorities before her baby was born to let her return to Britain to raise...
More than 6,500 people, most of them civilians, have been evacuated from the terror group's holdout in Baghouz in the last 24 hours (pictured at a Syrian Democratic Forces screening area).
OUTSIDE BAGHOUZ, Syria -- Fighters with the US-backed force battling the Islamic State group in eastern Syria advanced on two fronts Saturday as the extremists used snipers and booby traps to slow the... push on the last area they control, a spokesman for the group said. Mustafa Bali of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces tweeted...
Expand Iraqi Security Forces stand guard at the gate of a camp holding families of men suspected of being ISIS affiliates in Bartalla, east of Mosul, Iraq July 15, 2017. © 2017 Reuters The final... pocket of Islamic State (ISIS) territory in Syria is being retaken as we speak, and for the first time, Iraqi authorities are explicitly addressing the fate of the suspected Iraqi ISIS fighters and their families who remain there. On February 13, Iraq's prime minister announced that Syrian Democratic Forces had arrested many Iraqi ISIS fighters, and preparations were being made to send them and their families back to Iraq, where the families would be put into camps. But humanitarian workers told Human Rights Watch that the number of family members likely to be sent back to Iraq was unspecified,...
The father of a woman who traveled from her home in Alabama to marry an ISIS fighter files a lawsuit against the Trump administration to get her home.
Shamima Begum wants to come home after leaving London 4 years ago to join ISIS
An American woman who fled her home in Alabama to join ISIS in Syria now admits she made "a big mistake" and wants to return to her family in the US. "We were basically in the time of ignorance...and... then became jihadi, if you like to describe it that way," 24-year-old Hoda Muthana told The...
The attack was the latest blow to efforts to stabilize the war-ravaged nation
A French judicial official says the alleged gunman who shot and killed five people in a Christmas market attack this month in Strasbourg had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group. The judicial... official, who is not authorized to speak publicly about the investigation, said investigators have found a video stored on a USB key...
The US is planning a total withdrawal of its military forces from Syria, where they are nearing the end of the campaign to retake all of the territory once held by ISIS, according to reports.... President Trump, who has long advocated for the pullout from Syria, made the decision for the "full" and "rapid" withdrawal,...
The al-Nuri mosque and its iconic leaning minaret were built in the 12th century
Senior ISIS leader, Abu al Umarayn, who was involved in the murder of former U.S. Army Ranger and aid worker Peter Kassig has been killed in a drone strike in Syria
Three men arrested in Melbourne Tuesday were suspected of planning a terrorist attack in a public place "inspired by ISIS," Australian police said.