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1 month ago

Top ISIS leader in Somalia was target of US airstrike: Officials

A U.S. airstrike in Somalia targeted the top ISIS leader in that country, it remains unclear if he was killed in the strike, according to officials.
1 month ago
This picture taken on Sept. 1, 2016, in Nairobi shows a computer screen displaying the portrait of Somali-born cleric Abdulqadir Mumin, accused of heading the Islamic State group in East Africa.
1 month ago

US strike targeting man believed to be global ISIS leader

Several U.S. officials tell ABC News’ that Abdul Qadir Mumin was the target of the strike, but it has not been confirmed yet if he was killed.
1 month ago
VIDEO: US strike targeting man believed to be global ISIS leader
1 month ago

8 people detained in US with suspected ties to ISIS

The suspects crossed into the U.S. via the southern border, a source told ABC News.
1 month ago
VIDOE: 8 people detained in US with suspected ties to ISIS
1 month ago

Suspects with ISIS ties arrested

ICE arrested eight Tajikistan nationals who entered into the U.S. illegally through the southern border last year.
1 month ago
VIDEO: Suspects with ISIS ties arrested
1 month ago

8 Tajikistanis with suspected ties to ISIS detained in US, source says

The source said they had been tracked since crossing the U.S. southern border.
1 month ago
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) seal at its headquarters in Washington, D.C., Aug. 22, 2022.
1 month ago

ICE arrests 8 with suspected ties to ISIS

Eight suspects from Tajikistan with suspected ties to ISIS were detained in Los Angeles, Philadelphia and New York City after crossing the Southern Border into the U.S. last year and this year.
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VIDEO: ICE arrests 8 with suspected ties to ISIS
2 months ago

ISIS-K threat alert

After the terror group’s attacks overseas, authorities here in the U.S. are now on alert ahead of a major sports tournament. ABC News' Rhiannon Ally reports.
2 months ago
VIDEO:  ISIS-K threat alert
3 months ago

Idaho man arrested for allegedly plotting attacks on churches in support of ISIS

Alexander Mercurio, 18, was arrested for attempting to provide material support to ISIS, police said. The FBI thwarted his plans to use knives, firearms and fire for attacks, authorities said.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Idaho man arrested for allegedly plotting attacks on churches in support of ISIS
3 months ago

Idaho man arrested for planning attacks on churches in support of ISIS

The Justice Department announced the arrest of a man they say planned to carry out attacks on churches over the weekend after pledging support to the terror group ISIS.
3 months ago
Alexander Mercurio, 18, was arrested, April 6, 2024, on charges of attempting to provide material support to ISIS.
3 months ago

US intel warns of potential terrorist threat at gatherings after Moscow attack

ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack in Moscow that killed at least 144.
3 months ago
New York State Police officer, members of the New York State National Guard and NYPD officers stand guard in a check point to check bags inside the entrance of subway station in New York, on March 7, 2024.
4 months ago

Islamic State has been growing ‘unabated’ in Afghanistan: Retired Gen. Frank McKenzie

ABC News’ Martha Raddatz interviews former CENTCOM Commander Gen. Frank McKenzie on “This Week.”
4 months ago
VIDEO: 1-on-1 with Gen. Frank McKenzie
4 months ago

The rise, fall and reemergence of the Islamic State terror group

ABC News’ Martha Raddatz reports on the resurgence of the militants on “This Week.”
4 months ago
VIDEO: The rise, fall and reemergence of the Islamic State terror group
4 months ago

Former top general warns of 'inevitable' threats to US from ISIS after Moscow attack

ISIS has a "strong desire" to attack the U.S. and other foreign powers -- a threat that is only growing -- retired Gen. Frank McKenzie warned on Sunday
4 months ago
Commander of U.S. Central Command Gen. Kenneth McKenzie testifies during a Senate Armed Services hearing, on March 15, 2022, in Washington, D.C.
4 months ago

ISIS claims responsibility for concert hall attack in Moscow

ABC News’ Martha Raddatz breaks down the latest in the Moscow concert hall attack on “This Week.”
4 months ago
VIDEO: ISIS claims responsibility for concert hall attack in Moscow
7 months ago

Colorado teenager charged with attempting to join ISIS

A Colorado teenager has been charged with providing material support to ISIS.
7 months ago
The seal for the United States Department of Justice is displayed on a podium before a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, April 13, 2023.
7 months ago

Nobel laureate and hundreds of Yazidi sue French company for supporting ISIS

Hundreds of Yazidi-Americans filed a civil lawsuit Friday against French conglomerate Lafarge S.A. for conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State.
7 months ago
In this Oct. 19, 2022, file photo, the concrete plant of the French building materials company, Lafarge is seen in Issy-les-Moulineaux, France.
1 year ago

Accused ISIS 'Beatle,' on trial for brutal kidnappings, faces mothers of U.S. 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.
1 year ago
El Shafee Elsheikh speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at a security center in Kobani, Syria, March 30, 2018.
1 year ago

ISIS 'Beatle' accused of murdering Americans found guilty

El Shafee Elsheikh faces a life sentence following his conviction by a federal jury.
1 year ago
El Shafee el-Sheikh poses for a mugshot in an undisclosed location, Feb. 10, 2018.
1 year ago

ISIS leader killed in drone strike while riding motorcycle

U.S. officials say the drones that killed terrorist leader Usamah al-Muhajir near Aleppo, Syria were harassed by Russian aircraft on the same day.
1 year ago
VIDEO: ISIS leader killed in drone strike
1 year ago

Islamic State leader killed on motorcycle by US drones Russia 'harassed': Officials

The U.S. military said Saturday that U.S. drones "harassed" by Russian jets on Friday later carried out airstrike on a top ISIS leader
1 year ago
In this image from video released by the U.S. Air Force, a Russian SU-35 flies near a U.S. Air Force MQ-9 Reaper drone on Wednesday, July 5, 2023, over Syria. T(U.S. Air Force via AP)
1 year ago

Supreme Court sides with Twitter, Google in cases on social media, terrorism

The Supreme Court on Thursday sided with social media giants in a case brought by families of victims in a terrorist attack in Turkey.
1 year ago
Beatriz Gonzalez and Jose Hernandez, the mother and stepfather of Nohemi Gonzalez who was fatally shot in the 2015 Paris attacks, stand outside the U.S. Supreme Court after justices heard arguments in Gonzalez v. Google in Washington, Feb. 21, 2023.
1 year ago

US: Taliban kills ISIS-K terrorist allegedly behind deadly Kabul bombing

Over 150 Afghans and 13 U.S. service members were killed in the 2021 attack.
1 year ago
VIDEO: US: Taliban kills ISIS-K terrorist allegedly behind deadly Kabul bombing
1 year ago

US conducts raid against ISIS fighters in Syria: Official

U.S. forces conducted a raid against ISIS militants in northwest Syria on Monday, according to U.S. Central Command.
1 year ago
U.S. forces conducted a raid against ISIS militants in northwest Syria on Monday, according to U.S. Central Command.
1 year ago

4 US service members wounded in helicopter raid that killed IS leader in Syria

Four U.S. service members were wounded by an explosion during a helicopter raid in northeast Syria Thursday night.
1 year ago
In this file photo from 2019, A helicopter takes off from a US military base at an undisclosed location in eastern Syria, Nov. 11, 2019.
1 year ago

ISIS leader dead, 4 US troops injured in raid

Four U.S. troops and a service dog were wounded in Syria during an operation that resulted in the death of a senior ISIS leader, according to officials.
1 year ago
VIDEO: ISIS leader dead, 4 US troops injured in raid
1 year ago

4 US service members wounded during helicopter raid of ISIS commander

Four American special operations soldiers and a service dog were wounded while a senior ISIS leader was killed.
1 year ago
VIDEO: 4 US service members wounded during helicopter raid of ISIS commander
1 year ago

New York man who became ISIS sniper found guilty of providing support for terrorism

A former Brooklyn man, who became a sniper and weapons instructor for ISIS, was convicted Tuesday of providing material support to terrorism and other charges.
1 year ago
This file photo shot in Tabqa, Syria, between June 2014 and April 2015, which was been entered into evidence during trial, depicts a man prosecutors say is Ruslan Maratovich Asainov. The former New York stockbroker-turned-Islamic State group militant has been convicted of becoming a sniper and trainer for the extremist group during its brutal reign in Syria and Iraq.
1 year ago

Top Islamic State leader killed in US raid in Somalia, officials say

Bilal al-Sudani, a top leader and organizer with the Islamic State, was killed in a risky U.S. military ground raid in northern Somalia, official said
1 year ago
Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin speaks during a meeting with Albanian Defense Minister Niko Peleshi at the Pentagon, Jan. 26, 2023, in Washington.
1 year ago

US kills senior ISIS leader in Somalia

The dramatic raid in Africa by an elite American special operations team killed senior ISIS leader Bilal Al Sudani and at least 10 other militants, according to the Pentagon.
1 year ago
VIDEO: US kills senior ISIS leader in Somalia
1 year ago

US forces kill top ISIS leader during raid in northern Somalia

Bilal al-Sudani was among 10 ISIS fighters killed in a firefight that ensued as U.S. special operations forces carried out a ground raid targeting a cave complex, officials said.
1 year ago
VIDEO: US forces kill top ISIS leader during raid in northern Somalia
2 years ago

US helicopter raid kills 2 ISIS members

U.S. Central Command announced a helicopter raid killed two members of the Islamic State terrorist group in Syria Sunday morning.
2 years ago
U.S. Central Command announced a helicopter raid killed two members of the Islamic State terrorist group in Syria Sunday morning.
2 years ago

Helicopter raid kills Islamic State officials in Syria, US says

A U.S. helicopter raid killed two members of ISIS in Syria early Sunday morning local time, U.S. Central Command announced
2 years ago
A member of Iraqi forces walks past a mural bearing the logo of the Islamic State (IS) group, March 1, 2017, in the village of Albu Sayf, on the southern outskirts of Mosul, Iraq.
2 years ago

Kansas mother who led ISIS battalion sentenced to 20 years in prison

Allison Fluke-Ekren, 42, pleaded guilty in June to expressing interest in carrying out terrorist attacks in the United States in support of ISIS on six separate occasions between 2014 and 2017.
2 years ago
Allison Fluke-Ekren, 42, pleaded guilty in June to expressing interest in carrying out terrorist attacks in the United States in support of ISIS on six separate occasions between 2014 and 2017, according to court documents.
2 years ago

Kansas mother who led ISIS battalion sentenced to 20 years in prison

A Kansas mother who was convicted of leading an ISIS battalion was sentenced to 20 years in prison.
2 years ago
This undated photo provided by the Alexandria, Va., Sheriff's Office in January 2022 shows Allison Fluke-Ekren.
2 years ago

Company pleads guilty to paying millions to ISIS

LaFarge agreed to pay $777 million in fines and conceded it knowingly and intentionally conspired to support ISIS.
2 years ago
LaFarge agreed to pay $777 million in fines and conceded it knowingly and intentionally conspired to support ISIS.
2 years ago

Business pleads guilty to paying millions to ISIS

A company paid ISIS in order to keep its cement plant in Syria operable.
2 years ago
The logo of French concrete maker Lafarge is seen on the plant of Bercy on the banks of the river Seine in Paris, France, Sept. 3, 2020.
2 years ago

ISIS 'Beatle' sentenced to 8 life terms in killings of US hostages

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.
2 years ago
Diane Foley, the mother of James Foley, center, accompanied by Carl and Marsha Mueller, the parents of Kayla Mueller, speaks to members of the media after the sentencing of El Shafee Elsheikh at the  District Courthouse in Alexandria, Va., Aug. 19, 2022.
2 years 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 years ago
VIDEO: US confirms top ISIS leader killed
2 years 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.
2 years ago
VIDEO: US military captures top ISIS leader in Syria
2 years 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.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Top ISIS leader captured during US military ground raid in Syria
2 years 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.
2 years ago
The U.S. military conducted a ground raid in northwestern Syria that captured a top ISIS leader, the U.S. military said Wednesday.
2 years 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.
2 years ago
A masked Islamic State soldier poses holding the ISIS banner in the deserts on the border of Iraq or Syria, 2015.
2 years 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.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Kansas mom-turned-ISIS fighter pleads guilty
2 years ago

American 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.
2 years ago
Allison Fluke-Ekren is pictured in an undated photo released by Alexandria, Va. Sheriff's Office. Fluke-Ekren, 42, who once lived in Kansas, has been arrested after federal prosecutors charged her with joining the Islamic State group and leading an all-female battalion of AK-47 wielding militants. The U.S. Attorney in Alexandria announced Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022, that she has been charged with providing material support to a terrorist organization.
2 years 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.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Pentagon says ISIS leader killed during Syrian raid
2 years 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.
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'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.
2 years ago
President Joe Biden speaks about a counterterrorism operation in Syria targeting the leader of ISIS, from the Roosevet Room at the White House on Feb. 3, 2022, in Washington, D.C.
2 years 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.
2 years ago
VIDEO: US Special Forces kill ISIS leader in overnight mission in Syria
2 years ago

ABC News Live: ISIS leader killed in Syria raid

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2 years ago
VIDEO: What we know about the Syria raid that killed an ISIS leader
2 years 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.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Biden on ISIS leader’s death: ‘This horrible terrorist leader is no more’