ISIS Beheaded A Cigarette Smoker
February 12 2015 11:45 PM EST
"This is not permissible, Sheikh," said a note in Arabic reportedly attached to a severed head's nearby corpse.
Yemen On The Brink Of Civil War After Houthis Attack
February 12 2015 7:10 PM EST
Al Qaeda overtook an army base in southern Yemen Thursday, and the U.N. is expressing concern.
ISIS Claims It Captured Mossad Spy In Syria
February 12 2015 4:23 PM EST
A number of Israeli citizens have reportedly joined the Islamic State, which has attracted roughly 20,000 foreign fighters.
Once An ISIS Fighter, (Not) Always An ISIS Fighter
February 12 2015 3:10 PM EST
Some ISIS fighters are defecting in disgust, but others are faking desertion to go back to the West without raising suspicion.
Al Jazeera Journalists Released On Bail In Egypt
February 12 2015 8:14 AM EST
The court's decision does not dismiss the case against the journalists, who still face a court hearing later this month.
Al Qaeda Seizes Army Base In South Yemen
February 12 2015 5:44 AM EST
Al Qaeda's Yemen franchise is seen as the group's most dangerous arm.
Foreign Ground Troops Unnecessary To Fight ISIS: Iraqi Foreign Minister
February 12 2015 5:15 AM EST
Ibrahim al-Jaafari claimed the Iraqi army has made significant advances against ISIS in recent weeks.
Anti-Houthi Protests Break Out In Yemen
February 12 2015 1:55 AM EST
The country's political situation has deteriorated steadily since the former president resigned under Houthi pressure in January.
Managing The Politics Of The War Request
February 11 2015 6:39 PM EST
The GOP doesn't like Obama, and Democrats don't want war. Here's how the White House will try to get bipartisan support in Congress.
'ISIL Is Going To Lose'
February 11 2015 5:40 PM EST
Obama sent a draft resolution Wednesday seeking legal authorization from Congress to use force against ISIS for three years.
Obama's AUMF Text, Explained With A Legal Expert
February 11 2015 5:30 PM EST
The Authorization for Use of Military Force may shape U.S. antiterrorism policy for years. What does it really say?
Closing Of US Embassy In Yemen May Signal Permanent Exit
February 11 2015 4:28 PM EST
Yemen's new Houthi rulers are avowed enemies of the U.S. and Israel, but they're fighting al Qaeda too.
Foreigners Joining Extremist Groups In Droves: Report
February 11 2015 6:38 AM EST
About 150 Americans are believed to have tried to reach Syria to join militant groups.
At Least One More American Hostage In The Middle East: White House
February 11 2015 4:03 AM EST
The White House did not confirm the hostage's identity, but it's widely believed to be Austin Tice, who went missing in 2012.
US, UK, France Shut Down Yemen Embassies
February 11 2015 1:45 AM EST
The Houthis have dissolved the government and placed President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi and his cabinet ministers under house arrest.
Australian Police Foil Alleged ISIS-Linked Attack, 2 Men Charged
February 11 2015 1:27 AM EST
The country’s counterterrorism force seized a homemade ISIS flag, a machete and a hunting knife during a raid on Tuesday.
Kayla Jean Mueller Killed By ISIS, Not Airstrike, Pentagon Says
February 10 2015 6:15 PM EST
Rear Adm. John Kirby told the AP there's "no doubt" the aid worker was killed by the Islamic State group.
200 Syrian Civilians Dead In Barrel Bomb Attacks
February 10 2015 5:44 PM EST
For the past week, the Syrian regime has been waging a brutal campaign in the Damascus countryside.
‘Empathy Was Her Greatest Strength’
February 10 2015 5:20 PM EST
In a teary press conference, friends and family of deceased ISIS hostage Kayla Mueller said she wanted to tell the world about Syria.
What The Authorization To Use Force Against Terror May Say
February 10 2015 5:07 PM EST
President Obama is about to ask Congress for authorization to continue the fight against ISIS and other terror groups.