UK official criticized after baby dies in Syrian camp

Europe 03/09/19, 09:37

British Home Secretary Sajid Javid is facing criticism after the death of a U.K. teenager's baby in a Syrian camp.Shamima Begum, who had left London as a 15-year-old in 2015 to join the Islamic State group, had pleaded with British ...

Lawyer for British IS bride says her baby may have died

Europe 03/08/19, 11:44

There were conflicting reports Friday about the newborn son of a U.K.-born teenager who left her London home to join the Islamic State group in Syria, after the mother's lawyer said the boy was reported to have died. Lawyer Tasnime Akunjee ...

Update: Guilty verdict in Belgian Jewish museum killings

World 03/07/19, 13:47

The Latest on the murder trial from slayings of four people at Brussels Jewish museum (all times local):7:35 p.m.A Belgian court says a Frenchman suspected of working for the Islamic State group in Syria has been found guilty of gunning ...

Group: Hundreds of Iraqi IS child suspects arrested

Asia & Pacific 03/06/19, 00:17

Human Rights Watch says Iraq and the Kurdish regional government have charged hundreds of children with terrorism for alleged affiliation with the Islamic State group, often using torture to coerce confessions.The New York-based group released a report on Wednesday estimating ...

Update: Wife says French husband in IS died of wounds

Europe 03/05/19, 08:13

The Latest on developments in Syria with the push on the last patch of territory held by the Islamic State group (all times local): 2:50 p.m. The wife of a French militant who had joined the Islamic State group says her husband, ...

Update: Al-Qaida militants in Syria kill IS suspects

World 03/02/19, 11:39

The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):6:40 p.m.A Syrian war monitor and a news agency of an al-Qaida-linked group say militants have shot dead eight men suspected of being members of the Islamic State group a day ...

Former Yazidi captives of IS reunite with families in Iraq

World 03/02/19, 11:14

A group of Yazidi women and children reunited with their families in Iraq Saturday after five years of captivity at the hands of the Islamic State group, hugging and kissing relatives in emotional scenes that underscored their yearslong ordeal and ...

Final assault on last IS-held pocket in Syria resumes

Asia & Pacific 03/01/19, 16:07

U.S.-backed Syrian forces on Friday resumed military operations to liberate the last piece of territory held by the Islamic state group in Syria after evacuating thousands of civilians and hostages who have been besieged inside, a spokesman said. Mustafa Bali said ...

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