Officials aren’t clear whether the top ISIS commander was part of the vehicle convoy.
Kurdish fighters say their forces clashed with ISIS militants in Kobani, a day after Turkish lawmakers authorized military incursions against the extremist group.
The suspected U.S.-led strikes killed more than a dozen ISIS militants Wednesday night, a monitoring group reported. Five civilians were also said to have been killed.
In a statement, Henning’s wife said she heard that the court ruled the aid worker was not a spy.
The U.S. and partners launched dozens of strikes on terror targets in Syria Monday night. Photos and videos offered a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the offensive.
Some reports have begun to emerge that civilians were killed.
18-year-old man shot dead by police in Melbourne’s southeast. Allegedly threatened to kill Australian PM Tony Abbott.
Abdulkader Hariri, claiming to be in Raqqa, Syria, appears to have shared the news of the airstrikes by the U.S. and partner forces on ISIS targets in Syria nearly 30 minutes before being confirmed by the Pentagon.
A senior administration official told reporters Monday some of the 100 Americans who have fought for ISIS in Syria are back on US soil.
“I mentioned several weeks ago if ISIS wants to come into the United States they’ll contact the drug cartels.”
The bill will also end the 2001 and 2002 AUMF laws. “If Congress just sits on its hands, it will rue the day that it did because it will set a precedent.”
John Kerry opted to call the mission a “very significant counter-terrorism” mission instead.
The terrorist organization’s forces have doubled, and possibly tripled, in size after recent victories, according to the CIA.
No combat troops, but an additional 475 U.S. military personnel will head to Iraq to assist Kurdish and Iraqi forces.
The White House announced the troop deployment Tuesday following the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff. The new personnel will be part of a now 820-person force providing U.S. diplomatic security.
The freelance journalist was beheaded in a video released by ISIS. UPDATE: The U.S. has confirmed that the video is genuine. President Obama said that “justice will be served.”
“Actions of Republicans in congress are worse than #ISIL.”
“We have to have a long-term, effective program to put them out of existence.”
The ISIS offensive that provoked U.S. airstrikes may have been aimed at winning oil fields. The militant group is “among the wealthiest terrorist groups on the planet,” says a U.S. intelligence official.
Medyan Dairieh, a reporter for VICE News, recently spent three weeks embedded with the terror group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
“We don’t have months. We have days.”
The insurgents reportedly took uranium compounds from Mosul University. The material could potentially be used for manufacturing weapons of mass destruction.
Shannon Maureen Conley, 19, fell in love with an ISIS militant and was on her way to Syria to join the terrorist group when she was busted by the FBI, officials say.
Suspicion of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki abounds.
The former DNC chair and close ally of Obama took to the floor of the senate to demand that the White House seek an update to the post-9/11 laws that authorized military action in Afghanistan and Iraq.
“We are guerrillas and we’re ready to die.”