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September 11, 2020, 12:57 PM

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
September 11, 2020, 12:57 PM
Moroccan police: ISIS cell dismantled, was plotting attacks
1 month 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
1 month ago
2 months ago

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.
2 months ago
ISIS bride Shamima Begum wins right to return to UK to appeal her loss of citizenship
2 months ago

Judge extends hospitalization of truck attack plot suspect

Man deemed mentally unfit for trial on charges he planned ISIS-inspired attack.
2 months ago
4 months ago

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
4 months ago
4 months 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
4 months ago
Suspected ISIS member arrested after being deported to Germany
4 months 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.
4 months ago
'Risk of a mass breakout' at ISIS prison camps in Syria: report
4 months 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
4 months ago
US blames brutal attack on Afghan maternity hospital on IS
4 months 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.
4 months ago
Wife of US ISIS hostage pleads for release amid added coronavirus threat
4 months 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.
4 months ago
American hostage held by ISIS is alive: Niger president
6 months 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
6 months ago
Terrorist groups 'on the march' in West Africa and the Sahel, US general warns
7 months 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.
7 months ago
Caliphate wives share their stories year after ISIS defeat: Reporter's Notebook
7 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.
7 months ago
Captured ISIS members speak to ABC’s James Longman after the fall of the caliphate
7 months 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.
7 months ago
Pentagon report says al-Baghdadi death had little impact on ISIS operations
8 months 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
8 months ago
Egyptian court gives life sentence for 8 IS-linked militants
8 months 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
8 months ago
IS gloats at Iran general's death, says it pleased Muslims
9 months 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
9 months ago
8 Portuguese men charged with fighting for IS in Syria
9 months 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.
9 months ago
Man who wanted to join ISIS arrested waiting to board ship, authorities say
10 months ago

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

Zachary Clark, 40, allegedly provided information to other ISIS supporters.
10 months ago
ISIS supporter busted for allegedly providing information for terrorist attacks
10 months 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
10 months ago
Turkey to deport IS suspect stuck at Greek border to US
10 months 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
10 months ago
US troops at Syria base say they'll keep pressure on IS
10 months 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
10 months ago
10 months 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."
10 months ago
New ISIS leader is 'a nobody,' but US knows 'almost nothing' about him: Official
10 months 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
10 months ago
Erdogan: Turkey captures slain ISIS leader al-Baghdadi's wife
10 months 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
10 months ago
Turkey vows to send back IS members to their countries
1 year 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.
1 year ago
ISIS names new leader in audio message
1 year 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."
1 year ago
State Dept warns of rise in 'racially-motivated' terrorism, ISIS vengeance for leader
1 year 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.
1 year ago
The warning from ISIS to the U.S.
1 year 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.
1 year ago
26% of Americans feel safer after ISIS leader’s death
1 year 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.
1 year ago
ISIS confirms death of al-Baghdadi, announces new leader
1 year 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."
1 year ago
Trump invites ISIS raid 'hero' dog to White House
1 year ago

Trump invites 'hero' dog from al-Baghdadi raid to White House, declassifies name as 'Conan'

President Donald Trump on Thursday tweeted that a dog used by U.S. special operations forces in the raid that killed ISIS' leader has been invited to the White House.
1 year ago
Trump invites 'hero' dog from al-Baghdadi raid to White House
1 year ago

Pentagon releases video showing US special forces approaching al-Baghdadi compound

The Pentagon released aerial footage on Wednesday showing the U.S. assault force approaching the compound of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
1 year ago
Pentagon releases video showing US special forces approaching al-Baghdadi compound
1 year ago

Pentagon video shows US raid that took down ISIS leader

U.S. Special Forces are seen coming under attack from local fighters as they flew into Syria to breach the compound of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
1 year ago
Pentagon video shows US raid that took down ISIS leader
1 year ago

ISIS leader and spokesperson killed in Syria

Trump tweeted that ISIS’s potential replacement for Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has also been killed by American troops.
1 year ago
ISIS leader and spokesperson killed in Syria
1 year ago

Informant helped bring down ISIS leader: Report

Sources told the Washington Post there was an informant in Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s inner circle who provided crucial details in the hunt for the ISIS leader.
1 year ago
Informant helped bring down ISIS leader: Report
1 year ago

Police chief: Turkey detains 100 over Islamic State ties

Turkey's police chief has said 100 people have been detained in raids against the Islamic State and that the group was allegedly planning an attack
1 year ago
Turkey detains 100 over Islamic State ties: Police Chief
1 year ago

1-on-1 with an ISIS fighter

Ian Pannell sits down with Mohammed Hasic to discuss his role in ISIS and the impact of the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi on the Caliphate.
1 year ago
1-on-1 with an ISIS fighter
1 year ago

‘It is going to become worse’: ISIS prisoner predicts attack on Europe after al-Baghdadi death

ABC News' Senior Foreign Correspondent Ian Pannell's chilling interview with a former ISIS operative after the death of al-Baghdadi.
1 year ago
ISIS prisoner's chilling prediction after al-Baghdadi death
1 year ago

Kurds say their informant was critical to successful US raid on ISIS

An ISIS fighter in a jail in Iraq told ABC News the death of leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi did not make people any safer, warning of fresh attacks in Europe as vengeance.
1 year ago
Kurds say their informant was critical to successful US raid on ISIS
1 year ago

New details emerge on raid that led to the death of ISIS leader

Kurdish allies helped obtain DNA evidence and find the location of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, which aided in the capture and death of the terrorist leader.
1 year ago
New details emerge on raid that led to the death of ISIS leader
1 year ago

What we know about the military dog injured in the al-Baghdadi raid

The Belgian Malinois wounded during the raid targeting ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi hasn't been identified, but President Trump tweeted a declassified photo.
1 year ago
What we know about the military dog injured in the al-Baghdadi raid
1 year ago

'I'm feeling numb': ISIS victims' families share mixed emotions after al-Baghdadi death

While many celebrate the successful U.S. military raid targeting ISIS founder Abu Baker al-Baghdadi, the families of ISIS' American victims are sharing mixed emotions.
1 year ago
Families of ISIS victims have mixed emotions after leader's death
1 year ago

Hero dog who helped take down ISIS leader from elite K-9 group

The anonymous Belgian Malinois who worked with the Delta Force Team in the military operation that ended the life of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been hailed a hero.
1 year ago
Hero dog who helped take down ISIS leader from elite K-9 group
1 year ago

New details in terror take-down of ISIS chief and intel recovered

The U.S. has two of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s men in detention and uncovered new ISIS intelligence after the dramatic raid by Delta Force.
1 year ago
New details in terror take-down of ISIS chief and intel recovered
1 year ago

Turkey detains 3 IS militants planning attack

Turkey's state-run news agency says police have detained three suspected Islamic State group militants who were allegedly scheming a "sensational" attack in the aftermath of the killing of IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
1 year ago
Turkey detains 3 IS militants planning attack
1 year ago

ISIS leader al-Baghdadi dead after US raid in Syria: What we know

The founder and leader of the Islamic State led a gruesome campaign of terror around the world. Among his victims were James Foley and Kayla Mueller, both Americans captured in Syria.
1 year ago
ISIS leader al-Baghdadi dead after US raid in Syria: What we know
1 year ago

US law enforcement on alert in wake of ISIS leader al-Baghdadi's death

U.S. authorities were on alert Monday for terror attacks in the wake of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's death in a U.S. raid over the weekend.
1 year ago
US law enforcement on alert in wake of ISIS leader al-Baghdadi's death
1 year ago

US special operations forces captured 'two adult males' in al-Baghdadi raid: Pentagon

America's top military officer said that U.S. special operations forces captured "two adult males" during the weekend raid where the founder and leader of ISIS died.
1 year ago
US special operations forces captured 'two adult males' in al-Baghdadi raid: Pentagon
1 year ago

Family of slain ISIS hostage Kayla Mueller says they secretly met with her captors in Iraq

Kayla Mueller, a humanitarian worker from Arizona, was held captive, tortured and killed by ISIS.
1 year ago
Family of slain ISIS hostage says they secretly met with her captors in Iraq