An image grab taken from a video broadcast in Morocco's news channel 2M on December 18, 2018 shows police officers next to a tent at the scene of a crime where the bodies of two Scandinavian women were found the day before in an isolated mountainous area 10 kilometres (six …

Report: Jihadis in Morocco Hack Tourists to Death for Islamic State Video

Moroccan authorities on Thursday reportedly arrested four suspected jihadis for hacking two Scandinavian backpackers to death and beheading one of them in Morocco’s Atlas Mountains. The suspects allegedly made a video pledging allegiance to the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) before the murders.

The Associated Press

Pentagon Confirms: U.S. ‘Started Process’ of Withdrawing Troops from Syria

The United States military has begun pulling out the estimated 2,000 American troops deployed to Syria, the top Pentagon spokesperson confirmed in a statement Wednesday, noting that although the U.S.-led coalition “has liberated” the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL)-held territory in the region, the campaign against the jihadi group “is not over.”

The Associated Press

U.S.-Allied Kurdish Fighters Capture Last Town Under Islamic State Control

The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), led by the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), reportedly took back the last town held by the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) on Friday, further cementing the complete fall of the group’s so-called caliphate in Iraq and Syria.

The Associated Press

Report: Islamic State in Iraq, Syria Still Has ‘over $300 Million’ in Hand

The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL), considered one of the wealthiest terrorist groups in history, still has “over $300 million” in hand in Iraq and Syria even after the U.S.-led coalition and local forces decimated the jihadist organization’s territorial caliphate months ago, PBS News Hour reported on Sunday.

US commando killed, four wounded in Somalia attack

War in Africa: U.S. Drops Record Number of Bombs in Somalia in 2018

The United States boosted its military efforts against jihadis in Africa under President Donald Trump, launching a record 36 airstrikes on the al-Qaeda wing al-Shabaab in Somalia in 2018, already more than any other single year, Voice of America (VOA) reported Thursday, citing U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM).

Popular Mobilization Forces parade in Basra, 340 miles (550 km) southeast of Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018. A local military commander for an alliance of powerful Shiite militias, many of them backed by Iran, vowed a response Saturday to weeklong protests that have turned violent in the southern city …

Pentagon: Fighting Iran Proxies in Iraq Not Part of U.S. Mission, Despite Threat

The U.S. military’s mission in Iraq does not involve taking action against the threat posed by the Baghdad-sanctioned umbrella organization of mostly Shiite fighters known as the Popular Mobilization Forces/Units (PMF/PMU) and other Iran-backed militias, Breitbart News learned from the Pentagon.

Shabaab fighters have been fighting to overthrow the Somali regime for the past decade

U.S. Airstrikes Kill 50 Al-Shabaab Jihadis in Somalia

American airstrikes launched over the last three days have “degraded” the East Africa-based al-Qaeda wing al-Shabaab, killing 50 jihadis in Somalia days after the United Nations determined the group is expanding and remains the top threat facing African nation, the U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) revealed.

USAID

USAID Urges Christians, Other Minorities to Return to Iraq: ‘America Is on the Ground’

The recently appointed special representative for reconstruction in minority areas of Iraq for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) told Breitbart News he has a message for the Christians and other religious minorities who fled genocide at the hands of the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL): Return to your homeland, America has your back.

Kurdish, Iraqi forces arrest IS financiers: coalition

Expert: ‘Significant Risk’ Libya Will Become Second Islamic State ‘Caliphate’

Libya, located a few hundred miles from the European coast, is facing a “significant risk” of becoming the “new” home of the Islamic State’s “caliphate,” a London-based expert from the Chatham House think-tank’s Royal Institute of International Affairs cautioned in an editorial published by the Dallas Morning News on Sunday.