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November 30, 2020, 8:30 PM

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
November 30, 2020, 8:30 PM
A long road to US charges against Islamic State 'Beatles'
2 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.
2 months ago
Pence touts 'justice' against ISIS, but under Obama called such moves 'dangerous'
2 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.
2 months ago
ISIS 'Beatles' to face charges in US for role in murders of American hostages
2 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
2 months ago
US to announce charges against British IS members who beheaded Western hostages
2 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.
2 months ago
2 suspected ISIS terrorists are in US to face charges
2 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.
2 months ago
2 former ISIS members charged in death of US hostages
2 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
2 months ago
US to announce charges against Islamic State militants who beheaded Western hostages
2 months ago

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

The suspects are facing charges relating to the murder of American hostages.
2 months ago
 ISIS 'Beatles' guards finally heading to US courtroom: Officials
2 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
2 months ago
Swiss arrest 4 suspected of ties to Islamic State, al-Qaida
3 months 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
3 months ago
Moroccan police: ISIS cell dismantled, was plotting attacks
4 months 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
4 months ago
5 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.
5 months ago
ISIS bride Shamima Begum wins right to return to UK to appeal her loss of citizenship
5 months ago

Judge extends hospitalization of truck attack plot suspect

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

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

Zachary Clark, 40, allegedly provided information to other ISIS supporters.
1 year ago
ISIS supporter busted for allegedly providing information for terrorist attacks
1 year 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
1 year ago
Turkey to deport IS suspect stuck at Greek border to US
1 year 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
1 year ago
US troops at Syria base say they'll keep pressure on IS
1 year 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
1 year ago
1 year 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."
1 year ago
New ISIS leader is 'a nobody,' but US knows 'almost nothing' about him: Official
1 year 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
1 year ago
Erdogan: Turkey captures slain ISIS leader al-Baghdadi's wife
1 year 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
1 year 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