Iraq

Mosul Dam

U.S. Advises Iraqi Citizens to Prepare to Leave if Mosul Dam Collapses

By Cheri Cheng - Feb 29, 2016 04:24 PM EST

The United States has advised Iraqi citizens to be prepared to leave the country if the Mosul dam collapses.

Swedish, Marilyn Nevalainen

Kurds Help Rescue Swedish Teen from ISIS-Controlled Territory in Iraq

By Cheri Cheng - Feb 23, 2016 04:08 PM EST

Kurdish fighters have rescued a Swedish teenager in Iraq, officials said.

Sabratha

US Airstrike In Libya Kills 43 Including Tunisian Terrorist

By Peter R - Feb 20, 2016 02:59 PM EST

The airstrike targeted a building in the city of Sabratha which was believed to be a recruiting and training camp for terrorists. Tunisian terrorist Noureddine Chouchane was believed to have died in the strike.

Twitter

Pope Francis And Patriarch Kirill Ended Century-Old Religious Rift

By Jenn Loro - Feb 15, 2016 02:23 AM EST

Catholic Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill met in a brief discussion at the Cuban airport in a first ever historic meeting nearly a thousand years since the Great Schism.

Pope Francis

Pope Francis, Patriarch Kirill Embrace In Historic Meet

By Peter R - Feb 13, 2016 11:05 AM EST

The meeting marked a thaw in strained relationship between Catholics and Orthodox Christians.

Jihadi John

Second Member Of ISIS Beatles Is Briton Alexanda Kotey

By Peter R - Feb 08, 2016 04:38 PM EST

Kotey along with Mohammed Emwazi a.k.a Jihadi John carried out the executions of several captives including Americans James Foley and Steven Sotloff.

John Kerry

Kerry To Daesh 'We'll Destroy ISIS'

By Peter R - Feb 03, 2016 10:06 AM EST

The US Secretary of State was speaking at a conference in Rome on Tuesday.

Refugees, migrants

Sweden to Reject and Deport 80,000 Asylum Seekers

By Cheri Cheng - Jan 28, 2016 03:02 PM EST

Sweden is prepared to reject anywhere from 60,000 to 80,000 of the applications it has received from migrants who are seeking asylum.

Iraq

UN Report: Nearly 19,000 Civilians have been killed in Iraq since 2014

By Cheri Cheng - Jan 19, 2016 12:49 PM EST

The United Nations revealed that over the span of 22 months, a "staggering" number of civilians in Iraq were killed.

Baghdad

Iraqi Officials Begin Search for Three Americans Allegedly Abducted in Baghdad

By Cheri Cheng - Jan 18, 2016 12:50 PM EST

Iraqi officials are searching for three American contractors who were allegedly kidnapped in Baghdad.

Airstrike

U.S.-led Coalition Bombs ISIS Cash Storehouse in Mosul, Iraq

By Cheri Cheng - Jan 12, 2016 04:24 PM EST

The U.S.-led coalition created to combat ISIS bombed a warehouse filled with cash in Mosul, Iraq.

Iraq

Iraqi Forces Announce Takeover of Ramadi from ISIS

By Cheri Cheng - Dec 28, 2015 01:31 PM EST

Iraqi forces have reportedly seized control of Ramadi from ISIS.

Iraq

Iraq Strengthens Fight against ISIS, Sends more Troops to Ramadi

By Cheri Cheng - Dec 23, 2015 01:40 PM EST

Iraq sent Special Forces to attack the Islamic State in the city of Ramadi.

Twitter

300 Americans Support ISIS on Social Media, Study Finds

By Cheri Cheng - Dec 02, 2015 01:11 PM EST

ISIS supporters in the United States are actively recruiting via social media, a new study reported.

Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton says 'Time for Delay is Over,' U.S. must Fight the Islamic State

By Cheri Cheng - Nov 19, 2015 02:14 PM EST

Hillary Clinton is urging the United States to strengthen its plans on combating the Islamic State.

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