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September 17, 2022, 5:12 PM

US-backed Syrian forces free women in 3-week raid of IS camp

They concluded a 24-day sweep at a sprawling camp in northeast Syria.
September 17, 2022, 5:12 PM
1 month ago

New Mexico man charged with supporting Islamic State group

A New Mexico man has been arrested and charged with trying to provide material support to the Islamic State group and shutting down an online platform that could have tied two other men to similar charges
1 month ago
New Mexico man charged with supporting Islamic State group
1 month ago

ISIS 'Beatle' given 8 life sentences as families call for Biden to help Americans held hostage

El Shafee Elsheikh was sentenced to 8 life terms for kidnapping and murdering journalist James Foley as well as the detention and murders of three others.
1 month ago
ISIS 'Beatle' sentenced to 8 life terms in killings of US hostages
1 month ago

Islamic State 'Beatle' gets life term for US hostage deaths

A British man nicknamed one of the Beatles by his captives because of his English accent has been sentenced to life in prison for his role in the deaths of four U.S. hostages captured by the Islamic State
1 month ago
'Beatle' Elsheikh gets life term for deaths of US hostages
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Alleged member of IS 'Beatles' charged in UK with terrorism

The man was charged after being deported from Turkey.
1 month ago
Alleged member of IS 'Beatles' charged in UK with terrorism
2 months ago

US judge gives life term to Canadian ISIS propagandist

A Canadian citizen who led propaganda efforts for the Islamic State group and personally executed two Syrian soldiers in widely circulated videos has been sentenced to life in prison by a U.S. judge
2 months ago
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German woman jailed for taking son to Syria to join IS

A German woman has been convicted of membership in the Islamic State group and other offenses for traveling to Syria to join the organization with her young son
2 months ago
German woman jailed for taking son to Syria to join IS
2 months ago

US confirms top ISIS leader killed

The Pentagon said there were no civilian casualties and another senior ISIS official was wounded in the drone strike in northwest Syria.
2 months ago
US confirms top ISIS leader killed
3 months ago

IS claims attack on Sikh temple in Afghan capital of Kabul

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an attack on a Sikh temple in Afghanistan’s capital of Kabul that killed at least one worshipper and wounded seven others
3 months ago
IS claims attack on Sikh temple in Afghan capital of Kabul
3 months ago

US military captures top ISIS leader in Syria

A U.S. military raid in northwest Syria has led to the capture of a top ISIS leader, according to a U.S.-led anti-ISIS coalition.
3 months ago
US military captures top ISIS leader in Syria
3 months ago

Top ISIS leader captured during US military ground raid in Syria

A rare U.S. military ground raid in northwestern Syria has captured a top ISIS leader, according to the U.S.-led anti-ISIS coalition.
3 months ago
Top ISIS leader captured during US military ground raid in Syria
3 months ago

US military ground raid in Syria captures top ISIS leader

The U.S. military conducted a ground raid in northwestern Syria that captured a top ISIS leader, the U.S. military said Wednesday.
3 months ago
US military ground raid in Syria captures top ISIS leader
3 months ago

US military ground raid in Syria captures top ISIS leader

The U.S. military conducted a ground raid in northwestern Syria that captured a top ISIS leader, the U.S. military said Wednesday.
3 months ago
US military ground raid in Syria captures top ISIS leader
4 months ago

Kansas mom-turned-ISIS fighter pleads guilty

Allison Fluke-Ekren, 42, who was captured in Syria, pleaded guilty to terrorism charges in a Virginia courtroom on Tuesday.
4 months ago
Kansas mom-turned-ISIS fighter pleads guilty
4 months ago

Kansas woman pleads guilty to leading ISIS battalion

A Kansas mother accused of leading an ISIS battalion pleaded guilty, federal prosecutors in northern Virginia announced Tuesday.
4 months ago
American woman pleads guilty to leading ISIS battalion
4 months ago

Iraqi officials: Attacks by IS militants kill 12 civilians

Iraqi security officials say militants from the Islamic State group have killed 11 civilians and wounded at least six in two separate attacks in northern Iraq
4 months ago
Iraqi officials: Attacks by IS militants kill 12 civilians
4 months ago

Islamic State claims attack that killed 5 troops in Egypt

An Islamic State affiliate in Egypt has claimed responsibility for an attack that killed at least five troops in the restive part of Sinai Peninsula
4 months ago
Islamic State claims attack that killed 5 troops in Egypt
4 months ago

US, others say Africa has become main target of IS group

A senior U.S. official and other members of the global coalition fighting the Islamic State group have warned that the African continent is now the main target of the extremist group
4 months ago
Ministers meet in Morocco to discuss ongoing threat from IS
5 months ago

Islamic State claims attack that killed 11 Egyptian troops

An Islamic State affiliate in Egypt is claiming responsibility for an attack that targeted a water pumping station east of the Suez Canal, killing at least 11 soldiers
5 months ago
Islamic State claims attack that killed 11 Egyptian troops
5 months ago

Man charged in ISIS-inspired plot found mentally competent

A federal judge has ruled a Maryland man is mentally competent to stand trial on charges he planned an Islamic State-inspired attack at a shopping and entertainment complex near Washington, D
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Canadian who traveled to Syria to join IS pleads guilty

A Calgary man who traveled to Syria to join the militant group Islamic State has pleaded guilty to terrorism-related activities
5 months ago
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Denmark arrests man over promotion of IS on social media

A man has been arrested in Denmark on suspicion of violating anti-terrorism laws by allegedly promoting the Islamic State group on social media
5 months ago
Denmark arrests man over promotion of IS on social media
5 months ago

'We found nothing:' Thousands of IS victims still missing

Thousands of people taken captive by the Islamic State group remain missing years after the extremists' territorial defeat
5 months ago
'We found nothing:' Thousands of IS victims still missing
5 months ago

ISIS 'Beatle' accused of murdering Americans found guilty on all charges

El Shafee Elsheikh faces a life sentence following his conviction by a federal jury.
5 months ago
ISIS 'Beatle' accused of murdering Americans found guilty
5 months ago

IS supporter found guilty of killing UK lawmaker David Amess

A jury in London has found a fervent Islamic State supporter guilty of stabbing U.K. Conservative lawmaker David Amess to death and plotting to attack other lawmakers
5 months ago
IS supporter found guilty of killing UK lawmaker David Amess
6 months ago

Germany arrests Syrian accused of torturing captives with IS

German investigators have arrested a Syrian man accused of war crimes for allegedly torturing captives while he was with the Islamic State group in Syria in 2014
6 months ago
Germany arrests Syrian accused of torturing captives with IS
6 months ago

Accused ISIS 'Beatle,' on trial for brutal kidnappings, faces mothers of American victims

A British man accused of being one of the four ISIS "Beatles" who beat and killed U.S. hostages in Syria was faced down in federal court by two of their victims' mothers.
6 months ago
Accused ISIS 'Beatle,' on trial for brutal kidnappings, faces mothers of U.S. victims
6 months ago

Prosecutor: Brit's brutality uncommon even for Islamic State

Prosecutors told a federal jury that a British national on trial for terrorist acts that resulted in the gruesome deaths of four American hostages had a reputation for outsize brutality
6 months ago
Prosecutor: Brit's brutality uncommon even for Islamic State
6 months ago

IS confirms its leader was killed in Syria, names new chief

The Islamic State group has confirmed for the first time that its leader was killed in a U.S. strike in northwestern Syria last month
6 months ago
IS confirms its leader was killed in Syria, names new chief
6 months ago

4 convicted in Islamic State killing of French priest

Four men have been convicted in Paris of terrorist conspiracy after the murder of a Catholic priest in a Normandy church in 2016, an attack claimed by the Islamic State group
6 months ago
4 convicted in Islamic State killing of French priest
7 months ago

Islamic State group claims attacks on Nigeria soldiers

The Islamic State group says its fighters in West Africa have staged successive attacks in Nigeria's northeast, killing and wounding dozens of Nigerian soldiers
7 months ago
Islamic State group claims attacks on Nigeria soldiers
7 months ago

German woman charged with membership in Islamic State group

Federal prosecutors in Germany say they have formally charged a German woman with membership in a foreign terrorist organization for traveling to Syria with her young son to join the Islamic State group
7 months ago
German woman charged with membership in Islamic State group
7 months ago

US-allied Syria Kurdish commander warns of growing IS threat

The chief commander for the U.S.-allied Syrian Kurdish-led force says the Islamic State group is a growing threat, despite the killing of its leader in a U.S. raid last week
7 months ago
US-allied Syria Kurdish commander warns of growing IS threat
8 months ago

Pentagon says ISIS leader killed during Syrian raid

President Joe Biden announced Thursday that a U.S. raid in Syria killed the leader of terrorist group ISIS, known as Haji Abdullah.
8 months ago
Pentagon says ISIS leader killed during Syrian raid
8 months ago

ISIS leader killed in US special ops raid

President Biden announced that the leader of ISIS was killed during the daring raid carried out by the U.S. special forces.
8 months ago
ISIS leader killed in US special ops raid
8 months ago

'Tremendous tension' in Situation Room as Biden watched ISIS raid: Officials

Administration officials gave a behind-the-scenes account of President Joe Biden's role in the U.S. raid that left the leader of ISIS dead.
8 months ago
'Tremendous tension' in Situation Room as Biden watched ISIS raid: Officials
8 months ago

US Special Forces kill ISIS leader in overnight mission in Syria

The Pentagon called the overnight counterterrorism operation a success and said the civilian deaths at the site were not caused by the actions of the American military.
8 months ago
US Special Forces kill ISIS leader in overnight mission in Syria
8 months ago

ABC News Live: ISIS leader killed in Syria raid

Plus, a D.C. principal explains the secret behind getting kids vaccinated and the Washington Commanders hire the NFL’s first Black woman as an assistant coach.
8 months ago
ABC News Live: ISIS leader killed in Syria raid
8 months ago

Biden on ISIS leader’s death: ‘This horrible terrorist leader is no more’

President Joe Biden said U.S. special forces detonated an explosive that killed an ISIS leader and members of his family, adding that the U.S did everything possible to limit civilian casualties.
8 months ago
Biden on ISIS leader’s death: ‘This horrible terrorist leader is no more’
8 months ago

ABC News Live: Biden gives remarks on US special forces operation in Syria

Plus, Russia has accused the U.S. of fueling military tensions as the Ukraine crisis escalates, and the FBI has launched a hate crime investigation into bomb threats against more than a dozen HBCUs.
8 months ago
ABC News Live: Biden gives remarks on US special forces operation in Syria
8 months ago

US raid kills ISIS leader

ABC News Chief Global Affairs Correspondent Martha Raddatz gives an update on the overnight U.S. forces raid.
8 months ago
US raid kills ISIS leader
8 months ago

ABC News Live: US forces kill ISIS leader Al-Qurayshi in Syria, Biden says

Plus, Russia reacts to President Joe Biden’s decision to send 3,000 troops to Eastern Europe, and a former college tennis coach speaks out after his involvement in the “Varsity Blues” scandal.
8 months ago
ABC News Live: US forces kill ISIS leader Al-Qurayshi in Syria, Biden says
8 months ago

Biden details US raid in Syria that left ISIS leader dead

President Joe Biden said Thursday morning a U.S. Special Forces operation in Syria left the leader of ISIS dead.
8 months ago
Biden details US raid in Syria that left ISIS leader dead
8 months ago

US forces have killed ISIS leader Al-Qurayshi in Syria : President Joe Biden

Elizabeth Neumann, a former homeland security official in the Trump administration, discusses the importance of this operation and the concern over possible retaliation.
8 months ago
US forces have killed ISIS leader Al-Qurayshi in Syria : President Joe Biden
8 months ago

President Joe Biden delivers remarks on raid that killed ISIS leader

The operation was months in planning, and initiated on his orders, the president said.
8 months ago
President Joe Biden delivers remarks on raid that killed ISIS leader
8 months ago

US special forces mission in Syria

ABC News’ chief global affairs correspondent Martha Raddatz reports on the latest details of the aftermath of a counterterrorism mission conducted in Syria.
8 months ago
US special forces mission in Syria
8 months ago

ISIS leader killed during US raid in Syria

President Joe Biden said the leader of the Islamic State group has been killed in Syria during an operation by an elite U.S. military force.
8 months ago
ISIS leader killed during US raid in Syria
8 months ago

Strategy behind raid in Syria to bolster US allies

ABC News’ Mary Bruce reports the latest details behind the raid which was a symbolic show of force as Russia continues to threaten nearby Ukraine.
8 months ago
Strategy behind raid in Syria to bolster US allies
8 months ago

Friend of woman accused of leading all-female ISIS battalion speaks out

A former close friend of Allison Fluke-Ekren told ABC News exclusively that she warned people years ago that she believed Fluke-Ekren was becoming radicalized.
8 months ago
Friend of woman accused of leading all-female ISIS battalion speaks out
8 months ago

Accused American ISIS leader 'highly intelligent' and 'marksman': Former friend

A Kansas woman accused of joining ISIS increasingly became more radicalized, her former friend said.
8 months ago
Accused American ISIS leader 'highly intelligent' and 'marksman': Former friend