isis

Irish 'ISIS bride' Lisa Smith in custody in Dublin

A 38-year-old woman was arrested on arrival in Dublin Sunday and has been identified by Ireland's Justice Minister as a former soldier in Ireland's army, who told CNN in March that she had traveled to Syria as an ISIS bride.

London terrorist attack brings home a chilling reality

The terrorist attack in London on Friday -- in which two people were killed by what appears to be a lone suspect, according to British authorities -- is bound to raise questions about the UK Home Office's decision earlier this month to lower the terrorism threat level from "severe" to "substantial," the lowest point si

Florida man wanted ISIS to bomb deans at colleges

A man who had been suspended or expelled from two South Florida colleges asked an FBI informant he thought had ISIS connections to bomb the schools, targeting specific deans, a federal prosecutor says.

Vice President Mike Pence makes unannounced trip to Iraq

Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday took a veiled swipe at Congress and its impeachment probe into President Donald Trump during an unannounced trip to Iraq to reaffirm the US commitment to Kurdish allies and visit US troops ahead of Thanksgiving.

Some British orphans in Syria will be repatriated

A number of British orphans whose parents died in Syria are being returned to the UK, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said on Thursday, amid growing concern over the fate of the children of ISIS suspects.

How children were taught math under ISIS

Two floors beneath the headquarters of Iraqi Military Intelligence, at the end of a red-carpeted corridor, two doors swing open to reveal a museum of cold, calculated and deliberate horror.

Pentagon report says Turkey's Syria incursion is helping ISIS

Turkey's decision to launch a military operation targeting America's Kurdish partners in northern Syria and the Trump administration's subsequent retreat has allowed ISIS to rebuild itself and boosted its ability to launch attacks abroad, the Pentagon's Inspector General said in a new report.

Iraqi spy chief warns ISIS is rebuilding

Senior members of ISIS are plotting mass prison breaks and a resurgence of terror after taking refuge in Turkey, according to the head of Iraqi Military Intelligence.

Turkey deports American ISIS suspect back to US

An American ISIS suspect has been deported to the US by plane as part of Turkey's push to repatriate alleged foreign fighters to their home countries, Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said Friday.

Fewer than 1,000 US troops to stay in Syria

Fewer than 1,000 US troops will stay in Syria but the objective of defeating ISIS remains in tact despite the smaller US military presence, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley said Sunday.

ISIS preys on domestic workers in Hong Kong, Singapore

For six days a week, the three women worked as domestic workers in homes across Singapore. But in their spare time, they promoted ISIS online, donated money to militants overseas, and became so radicalized that at least one was ready to die as a suicide bomber in Syria, according to Singapore's Ministry of Home Affairs.

Wife of dead ISIS leader Baghdadi captured by Turkey

A wife and daughter of former ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi were among a group of ISIS suspects detained by Turkish police in June 2018, after weeks of round-the-clock surveillance, a senior Turkish official has said.

Confusion reigns over US plan to 'secure the oil' in Syria

US military commanders overseeing Syria operations are still waiting for precise battlefield orders from the White House and Pentagon on their exact mission to protect oilfields in eastern Syria, according to a defense official directly familiar with the matter.