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Iraq has resumed operations with the US-led coalition against ISIS
Iraq's military said on Thursday it was resuming operations with the U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State which had mostly halted after bases hosting U.S. troops came under rocket attacks and...
All the countries where ISIS remains a threat, in 8 maps
In a series of bloody campaigns from 2014 to 2019, a multinational military coalition drove ISIS out of much of the Iraqi and Syrian territory that the strict militant theocracy...
‘Cowards’ — Eddie Gallagher strikes back at the SEALs who testified against him
"The fight to clear my name is not over," Gallagher says.
The US dropped more munitions on Afghanistan last year than any other time in the last decade
The U.S. military dropped more munitions on targets across Afghanistan in 2019 than during any other year stretching back to at least 2009, according to Air Force data
US forces in Iraq are facing more attacks from Shiite militias than ISIS, commander says
'In the time that I have been in Iraq, we've taken a couple of casualties from ISIS fighting on the ground, but most of the attacks have come from those...
ISIS leader known as ‘Jabba the Hutt’ captured in Mosul
Iraqi security forces earlier this week captured a larger-than-life ISIS official so massive that authorities were forced to haul him off in the bed of a police pickup truck following...
‘I never expected a prison guard … to treat me with kindness’ — How an American ISIS supporter turned away from Islamist extremism
"I'll show you respect and trust you just like I trust everybody else. We're going to start a new page in your life."
How ongoing tensions between the US and Iran may help drive an ISIS resurgence in Iraq
Experts have raised concerns that tensions between the U.S. and Iran may actually embolden a common enemy — ISIS — which may seek a resurgence amid the chaos created in...
US-led coalition orders Germany to cut troop numbers in Iraq after Soleimani killing
The drawdown of German troops was ordered by the U.S.-led command for fighting ISIS, the German government said
US coalition pauses training of Iraqi forces to focus on base security days after Soleimani killing
"We remain ready to return our full attention and efforts back to our shared goal of ensuring the lasting defeat of Daesh."
Iraqi military base housing US forces attacked with rockets
Several rockets were launched on Friday into Iraq's K1 military base, which houses U.S. and Iraqi forces near the oil-rich city of Kirkuk, the Iraqi military said in a statement
Russian forces reportedly took over another abandoned US base in Syria
Russian military police have taken control of a base near the Syrian city of Raqqa that was controlled by U.S. forces until a few days ago, the TASS news agency...
ISIS is nearing defeat in Afghanistan, officials say
U.S. and Afghan officials believe that ISIS is nearing defeat following a weeks-long assault on the terror group's main bastion in eastern Afghanistan, the New York Times reports
Marine Raider was not killed by friendly fire in Iraq, military officials say
There is 'no evidence' that Marine Gunnery Sgt. Scott Koppenhafer or a U.S. military contractor were killed by U.S. or Iraqi troops, according to Operation Inherent Resolve
A Florida student tried to enlist ISIS to knock off a pair of college deans who did him wrong
Over the past five years, we've been swamped with stories of Americans being recruited by ISIS, but leave it to Florida Man to flip the script by attempting to recruit...
801,000 dead, $6.4 trillion spent, and no end in sight: the true costs of the Global War on Terror
“The numbers continue to accelerate, not only because many wars continue to be waged, but also because wars don’t end when soldiers come home."
The Taliban has overtaken ISIS as the world’s deadliest terrorist group
A new survey finds the Taliban were responsible for the deaths of more than 6,000 people last year.
CENTCOM says it will ramp up operations against ISIS in Syria in coming ‘days and weeks’
U.S. Central Command chief General Kenneth McKenzie said on Saturday about 500 U.S. personnel in east Syria are expected to resume operations against Islamic State in coming days and weeks.
Trump’s abrupt Syria withdrawal was a gift to ISIS, DoD IG says
President Donald Trump's abrupt withdrawal of U.S. troops from northeastern Syria and subsequent Turkish military invasion created an opening for ISIS to stage a bloody comeback, according to a new...
The US is worried about growing Russian influence in Libya’s civil war
The U.S. is growing increasingly worried that the Russian government is exploiting Libya's five-year-old civil war for Moscow's benefit
Chicago gang leader charged with attempting to aid ISIS
He was caught on candid camera.
Turkey has started deporting foreign ISIS prisoners in Syria back to their home countries — and that’s a big problem
The SDF has said it is holding more than 12,000 men suspected of being ISIS fighters across seven prisons it operates, estimating that more than 4,000 of those prisoners are...
Federal judge rules Alabama woman who joined ISIS is not an American citizen
The ruling means the government does not recognize her a citizen of the United States, even though she was born in the U.S.
US diplomat says abrupt military withdrawal fueled a ‘catastrophic sideshow’ in Syria
U.S/ Ambassador Bill Roebuck, the special envoy for the anti-ISIS campaign in Syria, sent a scathing memo to the Trump administration, criticizing it for not doing enough stop the Turkish-backed...
Pentagon claims with a straight face that the US mission in Syria isn’t all about the oil (It is)
All profits from the oil's sale is going to the Syrian Democratic Forces, not the United States, chief Pentagon spokesman Jonathan Hoffman said at a news briefing.