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  • Islamic State suicide attacks in Iraq's Anbar kill 17 troops

    Islamic State suicide attacks in Iraq's Anbar kill 17 troops
    As Iraqi forces gathered for a major new offensive to try to take back the sprawling Sunni heartland of Anbar province, Islamic State militants struck first, unleashing a wave of suicide bombings that killed at least 17 soldiers. The attacks outside the...
  • Ramadi will be recaptured from Islamic State within days, Iraqi leader says

    Ramadi will be recaptured from Islamic State within days, Iraqi leader says
    Pro-government Iraqi forces will recapture the strategic city of Ramadi from Islamic State militants within days, Iraq Prime Minister Haider Abadi said in an interview aired Monday. Asked how long it would take to wrest the Anbar provincial capital back...
  • Islamic State loyalists claim Saudi mosque attack that killed 21

    A suicide bomber unleashed a blast in a Shiite mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia as worshippers commemorated the birth of a revered saint, killing at least 21 people and wounding dozens more in the deadliest attack seen in the kingdom in more than a decade....
  • The city that makes Rome blush: 5 reasons why Palmyra's ruins are so important

    The fate of one of the world's most important archaeological treasures hangs in the balance after the Islamist militant group ISIS overwhelmed the historic city of Palmyra, also known as Tadmur.  The city contains the ruins of what, according to UNESCO,...
  • Video shows Syrian rebels using a WWII-era Nazi howitzer

    Video shows Syrian rebels using a WWII-era Nazi howitzer
    A new video appears to the show Syrian rebels showing off a rather unusual bit of weaponry: A World War II-era German howitzer. In the video, which was released by Shaam News Network, members of the Islamic Front (not to be confused with rival group the...
  • Fabled ruins, artifacts of Palmyra, Syria, fall into hands of Islamic State

    Fabled ruins, artifacts of Palmyra, Syria, fall into hands of Islamic State
    Islamic State militants have entered the museum in the captured Syrian city of Palmyra, but there was no immediate word about the fate of precious artifacts or of the fabled ruins outside town, Syria’s antiquities chief said Thursday. The...
  • Palmyra latest archaeological site to fall into hands of Islamic State

    Palmyra latest archaeological site to fall into hands of Islamic State
    Fears mounted over the fate of one of the Mideast's most prominent archaeological sites after Islamic State militants overran the historic Syrian desert town of Palmyra, seizing control Thursday of its temples, tombs and colonnades within hours. The...
  • Islamic State's legion of foreign fighters

    Islamic State's legion of foreign fighters
    One day this April, instead of coming home from school, two teenagers left their valley high in the Caucasus, and went off to war. In Minneapolis, Minnesota, a 20-year-old stole her friend's passport to make the same hazardous journey. From New...
  • Fears mount after militants seize Syria's Palmyra antiquities site

    Fears mount after militants seize Syria's Palmyra antiquities site
    Islamic State extremists captured the ancient Syrian town of Palmyra on Wednesday, drawing alarm worldwide about the fate of one of the world’s most spectacular architectural treasures. The apparent capture of the historic city from government...
  • Islamic State seizes ancient town of Palmyra in Syria

    Islamic State seizes ancient town of Palmyra in Syria
    Islamic State extremists captured the ancient Syrian town of Palmyra after government defense lines there collapsed Wednesday, a stunning triumph for the group only days after it captured the strategic city of Ramadi in Iraq. It was unclear by nightfall...
  • Knowing What You Know Now, Mrs. Clinton ...

    Knowing What You Know Now, Mrs. Clinton ...
    The media have had great fun asking the Republican presidential candidates whether they would have gone to war in Iraq had they known there were no weapons of mass destruction. Whenever the media can corner Hillary Clinton, they might ask some what-if...