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  • Inside Yarmouk: Islamic State deepens Palestinian misery

    For weeks, Islamic State militants, aided by Al Nusra Front, waged a street war in Syria's Yarmouk refugee camp against Aknaf Beit al-Maqdis, an anti-government battalion. Snipers targeted anything that moved. The Syrian government also launched...
  • The chaos that surrounds Israel

    The chaos that surrounds Israel
    When President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivered his famous 1933 inaugural address in which he said that "the only thing we have to fear is fear itself," he added an important clarification describing this fear as "a nameless, unreasoning, unjustified...
  • YouTube star uses comedy to help police combat Islamic State

    A key weapon in Britain's fight against radicalization wears a beanie hat with a bobble on top, a hoodie and personalized sneakers. He has no formal counter-terrorism training and employs language peppered with slang. Humza Arshad, a 29-year-old...
  • Richard Engel reveals new details on his 2012 kidnapping in Syria

    Richard Engel reveals new details on his 2012 kidnapping in Syria
    NBC News chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel has uncovered new details about his 2012 kidnapping in Syria. Engel and five other members of an NBC News team were captured by armed gunmen, bound and blindfolded and expected to be killed during their...
  • 'Jihadi John' suspect took anger management classes, says teacher

    'Jihadi John' suspect took anger management classes, says teacher
    The British-educated Muslim man now believed to be the notorious Islamic State killer “Jihadi John” reportedly took anger management classes as a student. A teacher at Mohammed Emwazi’s high school told the BBC he used to get into...
  • In the Mideast, borders have always been drawn in blood

    In the Mideast, borders have always been drawn in blood
    With a massive invasion by U.S. ground troops ruled out — for now — the debate in Washington over what to do about Islamic State militants has shifted into the realm of diplomacy and “soft power.” President Obama, in his recent...
  • Wisconsin man arrested at O'Hare, accused of trying to join Islamic State

    Wisconsin man arrested at O'Hare, accused of trying to join Islamic State
    A Wisconsin man accused of traveling to Turkey as part of a failed attempt to join the Islamic State in Syria was ordered held without bond Thursday for trying to aid a terrorist group. Joshua Van Haften, 34, made his first court appearance a day...
  • Rift between Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski and local Syrians over flag-raising grows

    Rift between Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski and local Syrians over flag-raising grows
    The divide between Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski and members of the local Syrian community widened Wednesday as Syrian leaders rejected the mayor's proposal for a cultural day at City Hall, accusing the city of discrimination. The dispute, which came...
  • 200 abducted Yazidis released by Islamic State in northern Iraq

    200 abducted Yazidis released by Islamic State in northern Iraq
    More than 200 Yazidis abducted by Islamic State in August were released Wednesday, Iraqi government officials said, in what was characterized as a rare act of goodwill by the violent extremist group. Vian Dakhil, an Iraqi parliament member, confirmed...
  • British police fear two more teens have gone to Syria

    British police fear two more teens have gone to Syria
    British police fear two teenage boys who recently vanished from their homes have entered Islamic State-controlled territory in Syria. Authorities said Tuesday that they were “deeply concerned” for the welfare of the pair, who have not been...
  • Islamic State launches English-language radio news bulletins

    The Islamic State group has launched English-language radio news bulletins on its al-Bayan radio network. The militant group's English bulletin, launched Tuesday and promoted via Twitter, accompanies Arabic and Russian bulletins already airing on the...