The dog, who belonged to the soldier’s mother before her death, had to be given to a rescue organisation after he was deployed to Iraq.
A reported ISIS suicide bomber attacked Iraqi security forces and pro-government Sunni fighters in Anbar province, prompting deadly clashes.
An attacker blew himself up while standing alongside a group of pro-government, anti-ISIS militia. Fifty-five people were injured.
A new report by Amnesty International has highlighted the horrific ordeals women and girls from Iraq’s Yazidi minority have experienced at the hands of ISIS fighters.
New data from the BBC World Service and academics at King’s College London shows that there were more than 600 attacks in 14 countries in the month of November alone.
Corruption in Turkey and China increased in Transparency International’s annual worldwide rankings. Afghanistan, Egypt, and Jordan improved.
Areeb Majeed reportedly admitted that he was kept on the sidelines by the militant group, and made to perform menial tasks that didn’t live up to his expectations of the job.
A pilot died in non-combat–related crash on Sunday.
Three civilians and two policemen were killed in a car bombing on Wednesday, Al Jazeera reported.
This according to a new report, released Tuesday, based on the most comprehensive database of terrorist attacks.
The White House confirmed that the terrorist organization beheaded Abdul-Rahman Kassig, formerly known as Peter Kassig, in a video posted online early Sunday. Kassig’s parents spoke Monday and asked for “the time and privacy to mourn, cry — and yes, forgive — and begin to heal.”
Officials aren’t clear whether the top ISIS commander was part of the vehicle convoy.
“I don’t think we want to specify that we’re going to be steady at a very specific number.”
They will be deployed in the next few months and will have a non-combat role, the Department of Defense said. The soldiers will help in the fight against Islamic State.
“I wonder what will become of her. I wonder what will become of all the others.”
An exclusive ground-level look at the illicit oil trade that has made ISIS the world’s richest extremist group. BuzzFeed News’ Mike Giglio reports from the Turkey–Syria border.
BuzzFeed News could not independently verify the contents of the video, which has been newly translated by Al Aan TV.
“In the Vietnam War, the anti-war left went after the troops and this time they went after contractors and Blackwater represented anything they love to hate.”
Statistics via Cornell University School of Law and Amnesty International. Numbers are state executions in 2013.
The former defense contractors were charged with killing 14 Iraqi citizens and wounding 17 others in Baghdad in 2007. The incident caused an uproar about how private outfits working for the government operate in conflict zones.
A masked fighter shows off a cache of weapons, including grenades, in a new video. They appeared to be part of a supply drop meant for Kurdish fighters.
While Pentagon officials boasted Friday that their airstrikes had succeeded in driving ISIS back, defense officers are complaining that not enough is known about the militant group they are fighting in Iraq and Syria.
Even though it was considered kind of “bleh.”
The national student body told BuzzFeed News that some people on its executive committee felt it “would unfairly demonise all Muslims”.
New photos have emerged from Kobani, which show injuries possibly resulting from a blistering agent, experts say. The images, which appear to stem from a July incident, would be the first case of ISIS using chemical weapons in battle. Warning: This post links to graphic images.
The extremist group’s rationale behind enslaving hundreds of Yazidi women is explained in its English-language digital magazine.
This weekend, three suicide bombings killed dozens throughout Iraq. ISIS has taken responsibility for the attack.
“Do you support Islamic State?” MUST WATCH ABC interview.
Eight Australian fighter jets to strike ISIS in Iraq.
Haider al-Abadi said he is against Arab states in the international coalition against ISIS joining airstrikes in the country.