Refugees like me know that we can never go home. It gives us a burning desire to establish ourselves here and prove that we belong.
Mustafa Mousab Alowemer, a Syrian refugee, reportedly planned to attack the church because he believed its members were Christian and Nigerian.
Hoda Muthana used Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, and Ask.fm to spread the very messages ISIS used to inspire violence against America. I’ve been tracking her posts for years.
The Wagner Group has ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle but blurs the line between what is and isn’t happening on Moscow’s orders.
But Malta has denied Russia permission to use its airspace for the flights, BuzzFeed News has learned.
The Whole World Is Debating Whether “ISIS Brides” Should Go Home. But Yazidi Women Want Them Brought To Justice.
Far from being innocent bystanders, women who joined ISIS participated in the torture and humiliation of Yazidi women.
The inability of US forces to eliminate al-Qaeda networks in Iraq helped it reorganize as ISIS after Barack Obama withdrew troops in 2011.
The American dead included two soldiers, a US security contractor, and a civilian Defense Department employee, according to US Central Command.
It follows weeks of confusion and contradictory statements over the future of the US-led coalition fighting ISIS.
National security adviser John Bolton contradicted President Trump, who said on Dec. 19 there would be a full withdrawal.
Trump was going to counter Iran's influence in two places, Yemen and Syria. That's now not likely to happen.
It's the second major resignation over the president's decision in as many days.
The Histories Of Today's Wars Are Being Written On Facebook And YouTube. But What Happens When They Get Taken Down?
Investigators depend on photos and videos posted online from war zones. But takedowns by Facebook and YouTube are putting the war crimes prosecutions of the future at risk.
Hassan al-Kontar wrote tweets that caught the world’s attention and spurred an international campaign to rescue him. But although he might now be free from the airport, he still feels trapped.
BuzzFeed News reveals that the US is preparing to shut down a key base near Syria’s border with Jordan that some US officials have cast as part of efforts to counter Iran.
While the decision was not a total surprise, the UK received no advance warning of the announcement.
The decision was announced Wednesday with little preparation. Even in recent days, there had been no hints of a rapid end to the US presence there.
Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu also talked down the odds of a confrontation between Turkish and US forces in northern Syria, despite a Pentagon warning.
“The past is no longer with us,” Hassan al-Kontar said. “What is important is today, and tomorrow, the present and the future.”
"Honestly, is this actually a real headline?"
Al-Qaeda’s most potent weapon is an idea that we’ve been unable to defeat, writes Ali Soufan, the author of Anatomy of Terror: From the Death of bin Laden to the Rise of the Islamic State.
“That’s the dirty little secret here — there could be thousands of US troops camped out in northern and eastern Syria for decades,” said Nicholas Heras, a Syria expert at the Center for a New American Security.
A single sentence, written as the ruins of the World Trade Center still smoldered, has been the legal foundation for 17 years of war.
People in the northwest Syrian city of Idlib are facing the threat of a military offensive by the Assad regime.
The Last Major Rebel-Held City In Syria Is Gearing Up For A Government Attack And People Are Terrified
"There will be a large massacre against civilians."
Confused? You should be.
The funds were redirected after the State Department received promises and pledges from coalition partners, notably Saudi Arabia, for funding to help stabilize the country.
A bipartisan proposal would ask the Trump administration to determine if Russia has aided Iran and Hezbollah in Syria.
“The White House gets to do whatever it wants when it wants how it wants.”
The hashtag, #افتحوا_الحدود, or #OpenTheDoor, began trending in Jordan as tens of thousands of Syrians fled the latest violence there.
The availability of the documents, which can fetch hundreds of dollars on the black market, troubles some counterterrorism officials, but they are hesitant to make it an issue.
A court filing from the Justice Department said the dual Saudi-American citizen would be released in a town or outside a displaced persons camp.
"I felt better when I pricked myself with needles; the pain confirmed that I was alive."
The move from Syria to Texas was sure to be difficult, but Maryam had no idea how tough it would be.
How the new frontier in the Israeli-Iranian conflict could escalate into full-blown regional war.
It's Likely That Chlorine Gas Was Used On A Rebel-Held Syrian Town, The Global Chemical Weapons Watchdog Says
But the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons did not say who was responsible for the attack.
"I woke up and the city was theirs." (An excerpt from Brothers of the Gun: A Memoir of the Syrian Civil War by Marwan Hisham and Molly Crabapple.)
Hassan al-Kontar is appealing to anyone to get him out.
“The fight against ISIS does not depend solely on military fighting."
The announcement of the investigation came as UN weapons inspectors explained why they have not made it to the site of the most recent suspected chemical attack.
Details of an ISIS resurgence come two weeks after the president said he wanted to bring US troops home from Syria — a pronouncement that set off alarms at the Pentagon.
For more than 16 years, the US has been waging the global war on terror using legal authority passed by Congress just after 9/11. Critics say that legislation is too broad and that administrations have used it to usurp Congress’s authority.
A team from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) have entered the site where a suspected chemical weapons attack killed more than 70 people and injured 500 in Syria this month, Russia's foreign ministry has said.