In Jordan’s jails, ISIS and other Islamist groups have found a fertile ground for their ideology. BuzzFeed News’ Sheera Frenkel reports from Jordan with exclusive details of how the government hopes to change that.
On Saturday, Williams emailed colleagues to inform them he would be going off the air temporarily. NBC announced the following day that Williams would be canceling a scheduled appearance for Thursday on David Letterman’s Late Show, and now another wartime anecdote from the anchor — this time involving how close he was to rocket fire in Israel — is being called into question.
Queen Rania of Jordan joined the massive rally to support the government’s fight against ISIS militants who murdered a Jordanian pilot. The nation has meanwhile intensified airstrikes against ISIS targets.
New accounts challenge the NBC Nightly News anchor’s account of his 2003 helicopter ride in Iraq.
The document says most women should marry by the age of 16/17 and only leave the home in “exceptional circumstances.” The authors say they are from the Al Khanssaa Brigade, an all-female morality police group formed by ISIS.
A new U.N. report lists an array of atrocities committed against children in Iraq. The report comes just a day after ISIS released its most horrific execution video.
What other historic moments might Brian Williams have misremembered?!?
The news anchor says the “fog of memory” is to blame. Update: Williams apologizes Wednesday during Nightly News broadcast, says he “bungled” story.
A book recommendation from the Commander-in-Chief himself.
The failed suicide bomber has been out of the public eye for eight years, so why is ISIS demanding she be released now?
“There is no doubt that our current offensive amounts to war, and Congress should take action both to authorize its prosecution and to set limits on that authorization,” Rep. Adam Schiff tells BuzzFeed News.
During a soldier’s homecoming, a bunch of civilians learn another meaning for don’t ask don’t tell.
The London mayor has jetted to Iraq, supposedly to drum up trade. He’s also flying to the US next month.
The video purports to show an ISIS member threatening to kill two Japanese men unless they receive a $200 million ransom in 72 hours. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the pair’s lives were his “top priority.”
ISIS reportedly freed the captives because they were likely slowing the militants down.
“You attack the Islamic State, we attack you.”
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.