The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) executed several Kurdish Peshmerga troops and took one hostage amid deadly clashes between the two groups near the oil-rich Iraqi city of Kirkuk, social media accounts linked to the jihadist group claimed, according to Rudaw
President Obama and Hillary Clinton likely made the decision to falsely tie an inflammatory anti-Islam Internet video to the fatal Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attack that left four Americans dead in Benghazi, Libya, the chief of the conservative government watchdog group Judicial Watch (JW) told Breitbart News.
Federal and state law enforcement entities are enhancing security measures and taking action to prevent terrorist attacks on Fourth of July.
The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) made advances in Egypt as it launched a wave of attacks in restive North Sinai province despite a government crackdown against jihadi elements in the country, various new agencies report.
The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) has significantly expanded its footprint in Yemen over the last year, posing a challenge to its rival al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), reports Reuters. ISIS’s ranks have been bolstered with new members amid the messy war in Yemen between Iran-allied Shiite Houthis and a Saudi-led coalition of Sunni Arab nations.
Yemen’s pro-Houthi military proudly announced that it had launched a Scud missile at a base in Saudi Arabia, reports Yemeni state-run news outlet Saba.
American troops in Afghanistan raided the home of a local anti-Taliban commander and proceeded to blow up a munition cache inside his home, an action that shows U.S. forces are carrying out combat missions beyond their stated train, advise, and assist role, reports The New York Times (NYT).
The Pentagon is not “specifically” considering lifting the policy barring transgender people from serving openly in the military, said a Department of Defense (DoD) spokesman.
Syrians are the key actors in the human trafficking organizations that illegally smuggle migrants across the Aegean Sea, from Turkey into the European Union (EU), reports Hurriyet Daily News.
Turkey plans to deploy its army into northern Syria in an effort to prevent Kurds there from officially establishing their own state, reports The Daily Beast, citing both pro- and anti-government news outlets.
The Tunisian government has reportedly announced that it will close down political parties and associations promoting radical Islam, including a mosque where a gunman who recently killed at least 38 people at a Tunisian beach resort is believed to have been radicalized, reports The Sydney Morning Herald.
The Saudi embassy in Islamabad has been in contact with the Haqqani Network, a Sunni Islamist organization that operates along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border and is considered the most lethal and sophisticated group targeting U.S. and Afghan forces, documents released by WikiLeaks reveal.
The Greek prime minister’s surprise call for a July 5 referendum for voters to decide whether or not to accept the terms of a bailout deal offered by international creditors prompted the eurozone to reject Greece’s pleas to extend the expiring bailout, various news outlets report.
The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) reportedly attacked the Syrian border town of Kobani from Turkey, an allegation that Ankara “strongly” denies.
Egyptian authorities are targeting books written by Muslim Brotherhood members and their allies as they confiscate hundreds of books from mosques across the country, reports Gulf News, quoting religious sources.
The Pentagon deployed a U.S. Navy Littoral Combat ship (LCS) to Asia, knowing weeks in advance that the vessel was vulnerable to a potential enemy attack, according to an unclassified assessment for Congress obtained by Bloomberg News.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Pentagon said it does not expect to rename military bases honoring Confederate military leaders.
Saudi Arabia, a Sunni country, provided financial support to a charity foundation that has been linked to Iran’s proxy Hezbollah, a Shia terrorist group based in Lebanon, according to an Arabic-language cable released by WikiLeaks.
The Saudi embassy in the Sudanese capital Khartoum believed Iran shipped advanced nuclear equipment, including centrifuges for enriching uranium, to Sudan in 2012, a document released by WikiLeaks reportedly shows.
The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) group’s master of coin was killed on Tuesday in “a booby trap ambush” on his way back to Mosul, Iraq, after he participated in opening a prison for women who refuse to engage in “sexual jihad,” Kurdish news service Rudaw has learned.
IIslamic State (ISIS/ISIL) jihadists crucified two boys in Syria for “not fasting” in observance of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, reported U.K.-based monitor group Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR).
The Pentagon will deploy 250 tanks, Bradley infantry fighting vehicles, and self-propelled howitzers to Eastern European countries near Russia, the U.S. Department of Defense announced on Tuesday.
Germany is expected to train a Yazidi force in northern Iraq to seize back their homeland from the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL), German television channel N24 reports.
Europe is expected to establish a new police unit that will scan the Internet for Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) propaganda and shut down the jihadist group’s social media accounts, news outlets report.
A Taliban suicide bomber and at least six gunmen attacked the Afghan parliament as lawmakers voted to endorse a new defense minister. “A woman and a 10-year-old girl were killed and 31 civilians were injured,” reports USA TODAY. Some news outlets report that seven gunmen were involved in the assault while others say six.