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January 31, 2023, 4:44 PM

Detroit-area man convicted of aiding Islamic State in Syria

Prosecutors say a Detroit-area man who was captured on a Syrian battlefield in 2018 has been convicted on charges of providing support to the Islamic State group and attending one of the group’s training camps
January 31, 2023, 4:44 PM
January 27, 2023, 6:52 PM

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
January 27, 2023, 6:52 PM
Top Islamic State leader killed in US raid in Somalia, officials say
January 27, 2023, 5:00 PM

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.
January 27, 2023, 5:00 PM
US kills senior ISIS leader in Somalia
January 27, 2023, 3:18 AM

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.
January 27, 2023, 3:18 AM
US forces kill top ISIS leader during raid in northern Somalia
January 17, 2023, 4:22 AM

UN: Al-Qaida and Islamic State driving insecurity in Mali

The U.N. chief says in a new report that Al-Qaida and Islamic State extremist groups are driving insecurity in central Mali and continue to clash near populated areas in the northern Gao and Menaka regions
January 17, 2023, 4:22 AM
January 12, 2023, 11:35 PM

Connecticut man admits to trying to help Islamic State group

Officials say a 29-year-old Connecticut man has pleaded guilty to a federal terrorism charge, more than three years after he was arrested at an airport while trying to travel to Syria to help the Islamic State group
January 12, 2023, 11:35 PM
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Islamic State claims Afghanistan airport checkpoint bombing

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a bombing near a checkpoint at the Afghan capital’s military airport that killed and wounded several people
1 month ago
Islamic State claims Afghanistan airport checkpoint bombing
1 month ago

Former IS families face neighbors' hatred returning home

They are struggling to be accepted with their children in their former homes.
1 month ago
Former IS families face neighbors' hatred returning home
2 months ago

U.S. forces detain 6 Islamic State group militants in Syria

American forces have conducted three raids in eastern Syria and arrested six Islamic State groups militants
2 months ago
US forces detain 6 Islamic State group militants in Syria
2 months 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 months ago
US helicopter raid kills 2 ISIS members
2 months 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 months ago
Helicopter raid kills Islamic State officials in Syria, US says
2 months ago

IS says leader Abu al-Hassan al-Qurayshi killed in battle

The spokesman for the Islamic State group says its leader Abu al-Hassan al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi was killed in battle recently
2 months ago
IS says leader Abu al-Hassan al-Qurayshi killed in battle
3 months ago

Lawyer: Ex-Islamic State bride was child trafficking victim

Her U.K. citizenship was removed after she travelled to Syria to join IS.
3 months ago
3 months ago

U.S. sanctions South African Islamic State-affiliated firms

The U.S. has imposed its second round of sanctions in less than a week on people and firms in Africa who it says have provided financial or material support to the Islamic State group
3 months ago
U.S. sanctions South African Islamic State-affiliated firms
3 months 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.
3 months ago
Kansas mother who led ISIS battalion sentenced to 20 years in prison
3 months 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.
3 months ago
Kansas mother who led ISIS battalion sentenced to 20 years in prison
4 months 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.
4 months ago
Company pleads guilty to paying millions to ISIS
4 months ago

French company pleads guilty to paying millions to ISIS

A company paid ISIS in order to keep its cement plant in Syria operable.
4 months ago
Business pleads guilty to paying millions to ISIS
4 months ago

Canadian gets 20 years for recruiting Islamic State fighters

A Canadian national who lived in Southern California has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for helping fellow Canadians and Americans join the Islamic State group in Syria in 2013 and 2014
4 months ago
4 months ago

Syria official: US drone attack kills IS member in northeast

A U.S.-led coalition drone strike in northeastern Syria has killed an Islamic State group member
4 months ago
Syria official: US drone attack kills IS member in northeast
4 months ago

US kills 3 Islamic State leaders in 2 Syria operations

U.S. officials say U.S. forces killed three senior Islamic State leaders in two separate military operations in Syria Thursday, including a rare ground raid in a portion of the northeast that is controlled by the Syrian regime
4 months ago
6 months 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.
6 months ago
ISIS 'Beatle' sentenced to 8 life terms in killings of US hostages
7 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.
7 months ago
US confirms top ISIS leader killed
8 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.
8 months ago
US military captures top ISIS leader in Syria
8 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.
8 months ago
Top ISIS leader captured during US military ground raid in Syria
8 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.
8 months ago
US military ground raid in Syria captures top ISIS leader
8 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.
8 months ago
US military ground raid in Syria captures top ISIS leader
8 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.
8 months ago
Kansas mom-turned-ISIS fighter pleads guilty
8 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.
8 months ago
American woman pleads guilty to leading ISIS battalion
10 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.
10 months ago
ISIS 'Beatle' accused of murdering Americans found guilty
10 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.
10 months ago
Accused ISIS 'Beatle,' on trial for brutal kidnappings, faces mothers of U.S. victims
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Pentagon says ISIS leader killed during Syrian raid
1 year 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.
1 year ago
ISIS leader killed in US special ops raid
1 year 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.
1 year ago
'Tremendous tension' in Situation Room as Biden watched ISIS raid: Officials
1 year 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.
1 year ago
US Special Forces kill ISIS leader in overnight mission in Syria
1 year 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.
1 year ago
ABC News Live: ISIS leader killed in Syria raid
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Biden on ISIS leader’s death: ‘This horrible terrorist leader is no more’
1 year 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.
1 year ago
ABC News Live: Biden gives remarks on US special forces operation in Syria
1 year ago

US raid kills ISIS leader

ABC News Chief Global Affairs Correspondent Martha Raddatz gives an update on the overnight U.S. forces raid.
1 year ago
US raid kills ISIS leader
1 year 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.
1 year ago
ABC News Live: US forces kill ISIS leader Al-Qurayshi in Syria, Biden says
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Biden details US raid in Syria that left ISIS leader dead
1 year 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.
1 year ago
US forces have killed ISIS leader Al-Qurayshi in Syria : President Joe Biden
1 year 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.
1 year ago
President Joe Biden delivers remarks on raid that killed ISIS leader
1 year 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.
1 year ago
US special forces mission in Syria
1 year 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.
1 year ago
ISIS leader killed during US raid in Syria
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Strategy behind raid in Syria to bolster US allies
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Friend of woman accused of leading all-female ISIS battalion speaks out
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Accused American ISIS leader 'highly intelligent' and 'marksman': Former friend
1 year ago

Kansas woman accused of leading all-female ISIS brigade in Syria

Allison Fluke-Ekren, 42, was charged with providing material support to ISIS, according to charges unsealed by the Justice Department.
1 year ago
Kansas woman accused of leading all-female ISIS brigade in Syria
1 year ago

American woman arrested, allegedly trained women of ISIS

Kansas woman Allison Fluke-Ekren allegedly helped train the women of ISIS.
1 year ago
American woman arrested, allegedly trained women of ISIS