Thousands of civilians are thought to be trapped in Shirqat, and officials have warned for months of a humanitarian disaster inside, where residents living under ISIS’s harsh rule say food supplies have dwindled and prices soared.
The FBI has alleged that Ahmad Khan Rahami bought bomb components on eBay, videotaped himself testing homemade explosives and maintained a journal in which he expressed outrage at the US.
US officials said two Russian warplanes were in the skies above the aid convoy at the exact time it was struck on Monday, but Russia has denied charges.
The 193-member general assembly adopted a political declaration to spend next two years to help refugees, however, the declaration is not a legal binding.
Afghanistan-born Ahmad Khan Rahami is thought to have travelled multiple times to Afghanistan and Pakistan in recent years, including a year-long stay in Pakistan until March 2014.
The governor of Homs plan to evacuate the rebels from al-Waer that would put pressure on Syria truce, brokered by the US and Russia.
The FBI considers the incident a “potential act of terrorism,” Richard Thornton, FBI special agent in Minneapolis, told reporters.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said a military source at Deir al-Zor airport reported at least 90 Syrian soldiers were killed in the strikes.
Insurgent groups in Aleppo claim government troops had not been withdrawing to permit aid deliveries into the city.
US and Russia are aiming for reduced violence over seven consecutive days before they move to the next stage of coordinating military strikes against Nusra Front and ISIS militants.
The recent arrest of female terrorists in France brought attention to the role women play in ISIS. American academics studied this issue, with surprising results.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has observed a significant drop in the violence in areas covered by the truce.
Interviews with soldiers who survived the siege of Fallujah reveal the immense human cost that the battle extracted.
As a new cessation of hostilities comes into force, Russia’s influence over the Syrian conflict is deepening.
Problems with Turkey, Eastern Europe and Donald Trump could tear the rickety alliance apart at the seams.
The boy had been under house arrest since France declared a state emergency after November 13 attacks in Paris in which ISIS militants killed 130 people.
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In a TV show, Trump said that he was surprised that Obama ignored the advice of several experts.
Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said in a message posted on Twitter that Afghan special forces had killed all those involved in Monday night’s attack in the Share Naw area of Kabul.
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Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said that Turkey will never allow the formation of an artificial state in the north of Syria.
The suspect, known as Murad, was the head of the military wing of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh, which has pledged allegiance to ISIS.
Strongman who led his country through the post-Soviet transition and saw himself as an alternative to a future of perpetual jihad for Uzbeks and Central Asians.
The Hazaras are seeking electricity in the Bamyan province, as well as a larger place in the country’s political dynamics.
Turkey has revealed little about the strategy behind its first major incursion into Syria, beyond saying it wants to drive ISIS and Kurdish fighters away from the border.
White nationalists and self-identified Nazi sympathisers located mostly in the US use Twitter with “relative impunity”, the report said.
Both phenomena are products of an idyllic restoration of a lost order, using regressive arcadias as a defense mechanism that can lead to radicalism and extremism.
Abu Muhammad al-Adnani was in charge of attacks overseas, an increasingly important tactic for the group as military losses eroded its core Iraqi and Syrian territory.
US deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes said further Turkish targeting of the SDF would undermine efforts to forge a ‘united front’ against ISIS.
Sources said the attack targeted a school compound where conscripts of the Popular Committees, forces allied to President Hadi, were gathered for breakfast.
The attack, which was claimed by ISIS, had alarmed security and political experts because of the profile of the perpetrators: educated youths from privileged backgrounds who had turned to radical Islamism only recently.
A bomb squad was sent to the site to check whether the assailant was carrying explosives, in case the attack was a failed suicide bomb attempt.
Three Islamist militants were cornered in a hideout on the outskirts of the capital and, having refused to surrender, were killed in the ensuing gun battle.
The West is not the part of the world most threatened by ISIS. Countries in the Middle East will have to keep their own house in order – with less corruption, a better distribution of income and fair policing.
Bahrun Naim, the leading Indonesian coordinator for ISIS, is building a sophisticated network of militants from his former hometown, according to police.
If New Delhi chooses not to act as a bridge between Washington and Kabul, it will have to shoulder more responsibilities in Afghanistan on its own, for which it is unprepared.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the operation was targeting both ISIS and the Kurdish YPG militia, whose gains in northern Syria have alarmed Turkey
Australia, a staunch US ally, has been on heightened alert for attacks by home-grown Islamist radicals since 2014 and authorities say they have thwarted a number of plots.
Turkey and US hope that by sweeping ISIS from the border, they can deprive it of a smuggling route which long saw its coffers boosted by illicit trade.
ISIS and other militants are now increasingly using child bombers, perhaps to build ranks, preserve adult fighters or catch security forces off guard.