Start of operations to liberate the northern city of Mosul (Photo: CNN)
1 week ago
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Iraqi PM signals start of operations to drive IS from Mosul

The push to retake Mosul will be the biggest military operation in Iraq since American troops left in 2011 and, if successful, the strongest blow yet to the Islamic State.
4 weeks ago
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600 more US troops heading to Iraq

Defense Secretary Ash Carter has announced that about 600 additional American troops will head to Iraq to assist the country's military in its future offensive to retake Mosul from ISIS.
2 months ago
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Trump says Obama-IS remark was sarcasm

Republican Donald Trump is now saying that his description of President Barack Obama as a founder of the Islamic State group was sarcasm.
(Photo: Pete Souza / The White House / MGN)
3 months ago
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Obama warns of IS-inspire lone wolf attacks

President Barack Obama says Islamic State militants will probably continue to be a threat to the U.S. even after the group is ousted from key strongholds in Iraq and Syria.
3 months ago
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Charlotte man charged with conspiring to help ISIS, feds say

A Charlotte man was arrested Thursday morning on a federal complaint charging him with conspiring to provide material support to the terror group ISIS.
Jacques Hamel, the 86-year-old Catholic priest slain in an ISIS attack in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, France. (Photo: Paroisse de Saint Etienne Du Rouvray/MGN)
3 months ago
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French priest killed by jihadists to be laid to rest in Normandy

Father Jacques Hamel, the priest killed in Normandy, France by two suspected jihadists last week, will be laid to rest after a public funeral service beginning today at 8 a.m. ET.
4 months ago
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2 NC men who sought to fight in Syria sentenced to prison

Authorities say two North Carolina men who were thwarted from traveling to either Syria or Yemen to join a jihadist group have been sentenced to federal prison.
4 months ago
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Iraq: Death toll from IS-claimed bombing climbs to 142

Iraqi officials say the death toll from Sunday's devastating truck bombing at a bustling Baghdad commercial street has climbed to 142.
4 months ago
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250 ISIS militants killed in US airstrikes, officials say

Hundreds of ISIS militants were killed in a series of U.S. and Iraqi airstrikes Wednesday that targeted two large vehicle convoys fleeing the western Iraqi cities of Fallujah and Ramadi, according to U.S. officials.
Turkey Airport Attack
4 months ago
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Istanbul airport attackers included one from Russia

The three attackers who struck Istanbul's international airport Tuesday were from Russia, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan, the Turkish prime minister's office confirmed.