U.S. Commander: ‘Violent Extremists Present a Clear and Present Threat’ to Europe

The risk of Islamic terrorism in Europe “remains high” despite a dramatic drop in fatalities from terrorist attacks last year, the top American commander in the region warned on Tuesday while European leaders grapple with the wave of battle-hardened jihadis returning home to the continent as the so-called Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) territorial caliphate collapses.

New Zealand tells 'bumbling jihadi' he's on his own

Swedish Populists Set to Double European Parliament Vote

The populist Sweden Democrats look set to double their vote in the upcoming European Parliament elections as leader Jimmie Åkesson has rejected all calls for allowing returning Islamic State members back into the country.

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Islamic State Women Say They Have No Regrets

A group of female Islamic State members who have sought help after the fall of their caliphate say they regret nothing and that the terror group will survive.

A woman looks on as she waits to be searched by members of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) after leaving the Islamic State (IS) group's last holdout of Baghouz, in the eastern Syrian Deir Ezzor province on March 1, 2019. - Kurdish-led forces launched a final assault Friday on …

Tunnels, Human Shields, Mines, Elite Jihadis Slowing Capture of Last Islamic State Pocket

The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) has reportedly riddled its last sliver of territory in Syria along the Iraqi border with defensive tunnels, human shields, and mines, effectively hindering the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) ongoing efforts to capture the pocket of land and and preventing them from declaring the group’s territorial defeat.

Deadly car bombing near anti-IS base in east Syria: US-backed force

Study: Assad Used Chemical Weapons over 300 Times Since Obama’s ‘Red Line’ Speech

The Iranian- and Russian-backed regime of dictator Bashar al-Assad has used banned chemical weapons against its own people more than 300 times since former President Barack Obama declared in 2012 that such attacks would cross a “red line” that would trigger a U.S. military response, the Germany-based Global Public Policy Institute (GPPI) reported on Sunday.

Chemical weapons attacks in Syria's war: a timeline

Nigeria: Islamic State Claims Deadly Attack on Governor’s Election Convoy

The Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), a Boko Haram offshoot, claimed responsibility for a deadly attack this week on a state governor’s election motorcade in Nigeria that may have involved some beheadings days before people in the African country head to the polls on Saturday.

NIGERIA, UNKNOWN : A screen grab made on January 20, 2015 from a video of Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram obtained by AFP shows the leader of the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram Abubakar Shekau holding up a flag as he delivers a message. Boko Haram has claimed a …

Canadian Jihadi Detained in Syria Laments Islamic State Left Him ‘Out to Dry’

A Canadian jihadi captured by U.S.-backed Syrian fighters in recent months after he traveled to Syria to join the Islamic State (ISIS/ISI) in 2014 is now urging his government to repatriate him, complaining to the Agence France-Presse (AFP) news agency on Sunday that the terrorist group has left him “hung out to dry.”

Iraqi PMF fighters June 20, 2017 on the Iraq-Syria border in Nineveh, Iraq.