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1 month ago

Blinken calls on coalition partners to repatriate ISIS fighters held in Syria

Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Monday called on coalition partners to "repatriate" their citizens imprisoned in Syria fighting for ISIS.
1 month ago
Blinken calls on coalition partners to repatriate ISIS fighters held in Syria
2 months ago

Dutch woman, three children repatriated from Syria IS camp

Woman, her two sons, and a girl, lived in camp for families of alleged militants
2 months ago
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Seattle man accused of trying to join ISIS, telling FBI he would be an 'executioner'

A Washington state man has been arrested for alleged efforts to join the Islamic State group, federal prosecutors said.
2 months ago
Seattle man accused of trying to join ISIS, telling FBI he would be an 'executioner'
2 months ago

Repatriated refugees at Syrian camp could stem ISIS resurgence: General

Visiting Syria Gen. McKenzie is optimistic about the repatriation of refugees from ISIS camp.
2 months ago
Repatriated refugees at Syrian camp could stem ISIS resurgence: General
2 months ago

Repatriating refugees at Syrian camp could stem ISIS resurgence: US general

Top U.S. general in the Middle East is encouraged that move to send some Iraqi refugees from a refugee camp in Syria could stem the threat of an ISIS resurgence.
2 months ago
Repatriating refugees at Syrian camp could stem ISIS resurgence: US general
4 months ago

Iraqi families terrorized by ISIS struggle to rebuild as threat of resurgence looms

The Moussa family, formerly of Baghdad, was once taken captive by the caliphate. Two sisters in Mosul injured when they were used as human shields are still recovering. Their mother hopes for peace.
4 months ago
Iraqi families terrorized by ISIS struggle to rebuild as threat of resurgence looms
4 months ago

Tennessee man accused of helping Islamic State group

Federal prosecutors say a Tennessee man held a key role in spreading English-language propaganda for the Islamic State group
4 months ago
4 months ago

At least 1 American evacuated from Mozambique as ISIS-linked rebels seize coastal town

At least one American has been evacuated from Mozambique following deadly attacks by ISIS-linked rebels who left beheaded bodies strewn on beaches and in the streets.
4 months ago
1 American evacuated from Mozambique as ISIS-linked rebels seize coastal town
6 months ago

Iraq kills IS commander, a week after Baghdad suicide blasts

Iraq's prime minister says security forces have killed a senior commander of the Islamic State group, a week after a rare, twin suicide bombing killed dozens in Baghdad
6 months ago
Iraq kills IS commander, a week after Baghdad suicide blasts
6 months ago

Captured ISIS members speak to ABC’s James Longman after the fall of the caliphate

Thousands from around the world wait to be tried by their countries of origin.
6 months ago
Captured ISIS members speak to ABC’s James Longman after the fall of the caliphate
6 months ago

US soldier arrested after alleged plot to attack NYC landmark

US soldier arrested after alleged plot with ISIS to attack NYC landmark.
6 months ago
US soldier arrested after alleged plot to attack NYC landmark
8 months ago

Charging the 'Beatles': Inside the case against IS militants

The indictment charging two Islamic State militants in the torture and deaths of American hostages in Syria is the culmination of a yearslong legal and diplomatic tussle between the U.S. and Britain
8 months ago
A long road to US charges against Islamic State 'Beatles'
10 months ago

At debate, Pence said Trump team bringing 'justice' to ISIS guards. Under Obama, he called such moves 'naive, dangerous'

The vice president and Trump have changed their tune on using civilian courts.
10 months ago
Pence touts 'justice' against ISIS, but under Obama called such moves 'dangerous'
10 months ago

ISIS 'Beatles' to face charges in US for role in murders of American hostages

The Justice Department has announced that two former ISIS guards have been transported to the U.S. to face charges for their role in the murders of American hostages.
10 months ago
ISIS 'Beatles' to face charges in US for role in murders of American hostages
10 months ago

US charges British IS members in deaths of American hostages

Two Islamic State militants from Britain have been brought to the United States
10 months ago
US to announce charges against British IS members who beheaded Western hostages
10 months ago

2 suspected ISIS terrorists are in US to face charges

Members of the so-called "Beatles" ISIS cell, who are accused of playing a role in the kidnapping and execution of American journalist James Foley, are now facing charges.
10 months ago
2 suspected ISIS terrorists are in US to face charges
10 months ago

2 former ISIS members charged in death of US hostages

The Justice Department announced the federal charges against Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee ElSheikh for taking part in the murder of hostages, including four Americans in Syria between 2012 and 2015.
10 months ago
2 former ISIS members charged in death of US hostages
10 months ago

AP source: US to announce charges against 2 Islamic State militants who were part of cell that beheaded Western hostages

AP source: US to announce charges against 2 Islamic State militants who were part of cell that beheaded Western hostages
10 months ago
US to announce charges against Islamic State militants who beheaded Western hostages
10 months ago

ISIS 'Beatles' guards finally heading to US courtroom: Officials

The suspects are facing charges relating to the murder of American hostages.
10 months ago
 ISIS 'Beatles' guards finally heading to US courtroom: Officials
10 months ago

Swiss arrest 4 suspected of ties to Islamic State, al-Qaida

Authorities in Switzerland say they have arrested four people on suspicion of having ties to the Islamic State group and al-Qaida
10 months ago
Swiss arrest 4 suspected of ties to Islamic State, al-Qaida
1 year ago

Moroccan police: IS cell dismantled, was plotting attacks

Moroccan authorities say police have dismantled a network of extremists linked to the Islamic State group who had been plotting suicide bombings
1 year ago
Moroccan police: ISIS cell dismantled, was plotting attacks
1 year ago

Afghan forces retake prison after deadly attack by IS group

Militants affiliated with the Islamic State group stormed a prison in eastern Afghanistan in a daylong siege that a government official says left at least 39 people dead and freed nearly 400 of their fighters before security forces restored order
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ISIS bride Shamima Begum wins right to return to the UK to appeal her loss of citizenship

A U.K. court has ruled that Shamima Begum, the British woman who joined ISIS as a teenager in 2015, is allowed to return to the country.
1 year ago
ISIS bride Shamima Begum wins right to return to UK to appeal her loss of citizenship
1 year ago

Judge extends hospitalization of truck attack plot suspect

Man deemed mentally unfit for trial on charges he planned ISIS-inspired attack.
1 year ago
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IS blasts Iraq PM as American agent, calls for more attacks

The Islamic State group in an audio message has blasted Iraq’s new prime minister, calling him an “American agent” and criticizing the closure of Islam’s holiest shrine in the Saudi holy city of Mecca to limit the spread of coronavirus
1 year ago
1 year ago

Suspected IS member arrested after being deported to Germany

A German woman suspected of joining the Islamic State group in Syria has been taken into custody in her homeland after being deported from Turkey
1 year ago
Suspected ISIS member arrested after being deported to Germany
1 year ago

'Risk of a mass breakout' at ISIS prison camps in Syria: report

There remains the "high impact risk of a mass breakout" of Islamic State prisoners from detention camps in Syria, according to a new U.S. government report.
1 year ago
'Risk of a mass breakout' at ISIS prison camps in Syria: report
1 year ago

US blames brutal attack on Afghan maternity hospital on IS

A U.S. official says the Islamic State affiliate in Afghanistan carried out this week’s horrific attack on a maternity hospital in a majority Shiite Muslim neighborhood in Kabul, killing 24 people, including newborn babies and mothers
1 year ago
US blames brutal attack on Afghan maternity hospital on IS
1 year ago

Wife of US ISIS hostage pleads for release amid added coronavirus threat

The wife of aid worker Jeffery Woodke makes a new plea to ISIS for his release amid concerns about the coronavirus, in first U.S. interview.
1 year ago
Wife of US ISIS hostage pleads for release amid added coronavirus threat
1 year ago

American hostage held by ISIS is alive: Niger president

An American missionary abducted by Islamic State-linked terrorists in Africa three years ago is still alive and in captivity, the president of Niger told ABC News.
1 year ago
American hostage held by ISIS is alive: Niger president
1 year ago

Terrorist groups 'on the march' in West Africa and the Sahel, US general warns

Terrorist organizations are "on the march" in West Africa and the Sahel with international efforts failing to curb the increase in violence, a U.S. general warned Tuesday
1 year ago
Terrorist groups 'on the march' in West Africa and the Sahel, US general warns
1 year ago

Caliphate wives share their stories year after ISIS defeat: Reporter's Notebook

ABC News' James Longman spoke with women left in the wake of the conflict.
1 year ago
Caliphate wives share their stories year after ISIS defeat: Reporter's Notebook
1 year ago

Pentagon report says al-Baghdadi death had little impact on ISIS leadership and operations

A Pentagon inspector general's report says the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had little immediate impact on the terror group's operations.
1 year ago
Pentagon report says al-Baghdadi death had little impact on ISIS operations
2 years ago

Egyptian court gives life sentence for 8 IS-linked militants

An Egyptian court has sentenced eight people to life in prison, after they were convicted of joining a local affiliate of the Islamic State group spearheading an insurgency in Egypt's restive Sinai Peninsula
2 years ago
Egyptian court gives life sentence for 8 IS-linked militants
2 years ago

IS gloats at Iran general's death, says it pleased Muslims

The Islamic State group is gloating over the recent U.S. killing of a senior Iranian general, who rose to prominence by advising forces fighting the extremists in Iraq
2 years ago
IS gloats at Iran general's death, says it pleased Muslims
2 years ago

8 Portuguese men charged with fighting for IS in Syria

Prosecutors in Portugal say they are bringing terror charges against eight Portuguese men suspected of fighting for the Islamic State group in Syria
2 years ago
8 Portuguese men charged with fighting for IS in Syria
2 years ago

Connecticut man arrested while preparing to flee US and join ISIS, authorities say

Elshazly, 22, allegedly arranged to travel by ship to Turkey to join ISIS.
2 years ago
Man who wanted to join ISIS arrested waiting to board ship, authorities say
2 years ago

New York City ISIS supporter busted for allegedly providing information for terrorist attacks

Zachary Clark, 40, allegedly provided information to other ISIS supporters.
2 years ago
ISIS supporter busted for allegedly providing information for terrorist attacks
2 years ago

Turkey deports American IS suspect stuck at Greek border

Turkey's state-run news agency says a U.S. national and suspected Islamic State group member, who has spent three days in a no man's land between Turkey and Greece after Ankara tried to deport him, will be repatriated to the United States
2 years ago
Turkey to deport IS suspect stuck at Greek border to US
2 years ago

US troops at Syria base say they'll keep pressure on IS

US commander in Syria: American troops redeploying to bases, including in new locations, to keep up pressure on IS
2 years ago
US troops at Syria base say they'll keep pressure on IS
2 years ago

Boy whose mother joined IS in Syria returns to dad in Italy

An 11-year-old Albanian boy whose mother took him to Syria when she joined the Islamic State group returned on Friday to Italy for a reunion with his father and sisters
2 years ago
2 years ago

New ISIS leader is 'a nobody,' but US knows 'almost nothing' about him: Official

ISIS has a new leader but a State Department official calls him "a nobody."
2 years ago
New ISIS leader is 'a nobody,' but US knows 'almost nothing' about him: Official
2 years ago

Erdogan: Turkey captured slain IS leader al-Baghdadi's wife

Turkish president says Turkey has captured wife of the slain leader of Islamic State group, al-Baghdadi
2 years ago
Erdogan: Turkey captures slain ISIS leader al-Baghdadi's wife
2 years ago

Turkey vows to send back IS members to their countries

Turkey's interior minister has said the country would send back Islamic State group members to their countries of origin
2 years ago
Turkey vows to send back IS members to their countries
2 years ago

ISIS names new leader in audio message

The terrorist group confirmed Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's death and said Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurashi has been appointed as his successor.
2 years ago
ISIS names new leader in audio message
2 years ago

State Dept warns of rise in 'racially-motivated' terrorism, expansion of ISIS 'toxic ideology'

Tje U.S. has had an "increase in racially and ethnically motivated violence, particularly the threat posed by violent white supremacist extremists."
2 years ago
State Dept warns of rise in 'racially-motivated' terrorism, ISIS vengeance for leader
2 years ago

The warning from ISIS to the U.S.

The terror group warns that its reach across the world will expand under a new leader, identified as Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi.
2 years ago
The warning from ISIS to the U.S.
2 years ago

26% of Americans feel safer after ISIS leader’s death

In a latest ABC News/Washington Post poll, 54% of Americans believe the country is less respected due to President Trump’s policies.
2 years ago
26% of Americans feel safer after ISIS leader’s death
2 years ago

ISIS confirms death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, announces new leader

In a new audio message, ISIS confirms the death of its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and its former spokesperson and announces al-Baghdadi's successor.
2 years ago
ISIS confirms death of al-Baghdadi, announces new leader
2 years ago

Trump invites ISIS raid 'hero' dog to White House

Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told reporters at a Pentagon briefing Monday that the dog was "slightly wounded and fully recovering."
2 years ago
Trump invites ISIS raid 'hero' dog to White House