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November 30, 2022, 9:05 PM

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
November 30, 2022, 9:05 PM
IS says leader Abu al-Hassan al-Qurayshi killed in battle
November 21, 2022, 9:40 PM

Lawyer: Ex-Islamic State bride was child trafficking victim

Her U.K. citizenship was removed after she travelled to Syria to join IS.
November 21, 2022, 9:40 PM
1 month 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
1 month ago
U.S. sanctions South African Islamic State-affiliated firms
1 month 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.
1 month ago
Kansas mother who led ISIS battalion sentenced to 20 years in prison
1 month 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.
1 month ago
Kansas mother who led ISIS battalion sentenced to 20 years in prison
2 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.
2 months ago
Company pleads guilty to paying millions to ISIS
2 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.
2 months ago
Business pleads guilty to paying millions to ISIS
2 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
2 months ago
2 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
2 months ago
Syria official: US drone attack kills IS member in northeast
2 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
2 months ago
3 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.
3 months ago
ISIS 'Beatle' sentenced to 8 life terms in killings of US hostages
5 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.
5 months ago
US confirms top ISIS leader killed
6 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.
6 months ago
US military captures top ISIS leader in Syria
6 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.
6 months ago
Top ISIS leader captured during US military ground raid in Syria
6 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.
6 months ago
US military ground raid in Syria captures top ISIS leader
6 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.
6 months ago
US military ground raid in Syria captures top ISIS leader
6 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.
6 months ago
Kansas mom-turned-ISIS fighter pleads guilty
6 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.
6 months ago
American woman pleads guilty to leading ISIS battalion
8 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.
8 months ago
ISIS 'Beatle' accused of murdering Americans found guilty
8 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.
8 months ago
Accused ISIS 'Beatle,' on trial for brutal kidnappings, faces mothers of U.S. victims
10 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.
10 months ago
Pentagon says ISIS leader killed during Syrian raid
10 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.
10 months ago
ISIS leader killed in US special ops raid
10 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.
10 months ago
'Tremendous tension' in Situation Room as Biden watched ISIS raid: Officials
10 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.
10 months ago
US Special Forces kill ISIS leader in overnight mission in Syria
10 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.
10 months ago
ABC News Live: ISIS leader killed in Syria raid
10 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.
10 months ago
Biden on ISIS leader’s death: ‘This horrible terrorist leader is no more’
10 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.
10 months ago
ABC News Live: Biden gives remarks on US special forces operation in Syria
10 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.
10 months ago
US raid kills ISIS leader
10 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.
10 months ago
ABC News Live: US forces kill ISIS leader Al-Qurayshi in Syria, Biden says
10 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.
10 months ago
Biden details US raid in Syria that left ISIS leader dead
10 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.
10 months ago
US forces have killed ISIS leader Al-Qurayshi in Syria : President Joe Biden
10 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.
10 months ago
President Joe Biden delivers remarks on raid that killed ISIS leader
10 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.
10 months ago
US special forces mission in Syria
10 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.
10 months ago
ISIS leader killed during US raid in Syria
10 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.
10 months ago
Strategy behind raid in Syria to bolster US allies
10 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.
10 months ago
Friend of woman accused of leading all-female ISIS battalion speaks out
10 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.
10 months ago
Accused American ISIS leader 'highly intelligent' and 'marksman': Former friend
10 months 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.
10 months ago
Kansas woman accused of leading all-female ISIS brigade in Syria
10 months ago

American woman arrested, allegedly trained women of ISIS

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

American woman charged with supporting ISIS

On six separate occasions between 2014 and 2017, authorities say Allison Fluke-Ekren, 42, allegedly expressed interest in carrying out terrorist attacks in the United States in support of ISIS.
10 months ago
American woman charged with supporting ISIS
10 months ago

ISIS members using children as human shields in prison break

Syria response director for Save the Children, Sonia Khush, discusses how children got involved in this situation and what can be done to help them.
10 months ago
ISIS members using children as human shields in prison break
10 months ago

Battle over ISIS prison break in Syria

ABC News’ foreign correspondent James Longman discusses the latest in the prison break where the fights have spread to neighborhoods and militants have barricaded themselves in houses.
10 months ago
Battle over ISIS prison break in Syria
10 months ago

ISIS using children as human shields in prison break

UNICEF says nearly 850 kids are at risk after the terror group ISIS attacked a prison facility in Syria trying to free thousands of fighters and supporters.
10 months ago
ISIS using children as human shields in prison break
10 months ago

'Scores dead' amid ISIS mass prison break in Syria

James Longman reports on the mass prison break at a Syrian jail where there are more than 3,000 suspected ISIS fighters.
10 months ago
'Scores dead' amid ISIS mass prison break in Syria
1 year ago

Virginia police increase security over potential threats

Virginia police departments expanded their presence at shopping malls and public centers over the Halloween weekend due to a potential threat linked to ISIS, according to intelligence sources.
1 year ago
Virginia police increase security over potential threats
1 year ago

Drone strike kills top ISIS leader wanted for 2017 ambush of Green Berets

France announced overnight that its military had killed an ISIS leader who was wanted by the U.S. for the deadly 2017 attack on a team of Green Berets in Niger.
1 year ago
Drone strike kills top ISIS leader wanted for 2017 ambush of Green Berets
1 year ago

French military says ISIS leader killed

French President Emmanuel Macron confirmed ISIS commander Adnan Abou Walid Al-Sahrawi was killed in a drone strike in late August.
1 year ago
French military says ISIS leader killed
1 year ago

ISIS sympathizer stabs 6 people in New Zealand supermarket

The man was a known Islamic extremist and ISIS sympathizer and was constantly monitored by police. He was shot and killed almost immediately by authorities.
1 year ago
ISIS sympathizer stabs 6 people in New Zealand supermarket
1 year ago

New Zealand police shoot dead 'ISIS-inspired extremist' after he stabs 6 at supermarket

New Zealand is reeling from a knife-wielding rampage at a supermarket that left six fighting for their lives and the assailant dead.
1 year ago
Man stabs 6 in New Zealand 'ISIS-inspired extremist' terror attack
1 year ago

Man stabs 6 in New Zealand terror attack

New Zealand police shot and killed a man who stabbed six people with a knife at an Auckland supermarket and was reportedly on a terror watch list as an ISIS sympathizer with extremist ideologies.
1 year ago
Man stabs 6 in New Zealand terror attack