Wisconsin woman pleads guilty to terrorism charges

U.S. 04/22/19, 20:48

A Wisconsin mother of seven pleaded guilty Monday to trying to plan terrorist attacks on behalf of the Islamic State group by distributing information online on how to make explosives and biological weapons. Waheba Issa Dais (dys) initially pleaded not guilty ...

US: Man inspired by IS planned truck attack near DC

U.S. 04/08/19, 15:35

A Maryland man who prosecutors say was inspired by the Islamic State group plotted to ram a stolen U-Haul truck into as many pedestrians as possible at a popular convention and tourist destination just outside the nation's capital, federal prosecutors ...

Driver working with NBC News killed in Syria

Asia & Pacific 03/24/19, 01:43

The president of NBC News says a driver working with its reporters in Syria was killed by an explosive device.Noah Oppenheim said in a statement Sunday that NBC employees escaped unharmed, and expressed "deepest sympathies" to the driver's family and ...

Timeline of the rise and fall of the Islamic State group

World 03/23/19, 03:05

The Islamic State group erupted from the chaos of Syria and Iraq's conflicts and swiftly did what no Islamic militant group had done before, conquering a giant stretch of territory and declaring itself a "caliphate."Its territorial rule, which at its ...

US-backed Syrian force declares victory over Islamic State

World 03/23/19, 01:32

A U.S.-backed Syrian force said Saturday that it has liberated the last area held by the Islamic State group in the eastern Syrian village of Baghouz, declaring victory over the extremists and the end of their self-declared caliphate.Mustafa Bali, a ...

A look at attacks on houses of worship over last decade

World 03/15/19, 05:00

Houses of worship around the world, a place of reflection and peace, have been targeted for attack by extremists. Here are some of the deadly assaults over the last decade: Oct. 31, 2010: Al-Qaida in Iraq militants attack Our Lady of ...

Across Baghdad, a moment of respite and guarded hope

Asia & Pacific 03/11/19, 01:04

Baghdad's main commercial district has seen more bombings than its residents can count. Death visited almost daily during times of war — most horrifically, a 2015 suicide bombing that ripped through two shopping malls, killing over 300 people.But over the ...

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