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Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson in Full Islamic Dress since Announcing Her Pregnancy

By Vins B - Oct 24, 2016 06:18 AM EDT

For the first time after announcing her pregnancy, Janet Jackson was seen in full Islamic dress while shopping for baby’s clothes with husband.

Hillary Clinton

Presidential Election Speeches Are High On Rhetoric About 'Competent' Leadership

By R. Siva Kumar - Mar 23, 2016 09:13 AM EDT

The Presidential candidates trade charges about their rivals' incompetence and inexperience in managing foreign policy.

ISIS, Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Dorsey

IS Supporters Create Video Threatening Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey

By Cheri Cheng - Feb 25, 2016 02:17 PM EST

A video allegedly created by supporters of ISIS has made direct threats to Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter's Jack Dorsey.

Marlin Stivani Nivarlain

Swedish Teen Rescued from ISIS Speaks Out, Says Life was ‘Hard’

By Cheri Cheng - Feb 24, 2016 03:18 PM EST

The Swedish teen who was rescued by Kurdish Special Forces has spoken out about her experience in Iraq.

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.

Turkey, Ankara

Car Bomb Kills At Least Five in Turkish Capital Ankara

By Cheri Cheng - Feb 17, 2016 03:08 PM EST

At least five people were killed after a car bomb exploded in the busy streets of Ankara Wednesday night.

Twitter

Syrian Migrant Crisis Reported To Have Resulted 470,000 Deaths

By Jenn Loro - Feb 12, 2016 11:27 AM EST

A report by the Syrian Center for Policy Research (SCPR) estimates that nearly half a million people died in the multi-sided armed conflict in Syria.

Damascus

Suicide Car Bomber Kills 10 in Syria Capital

By Cheri Cheng - Feb 09, 2016 01:51 PM EST

A suicide bomber affiliated with the Islamic State blew up his car in Damascus, Syria, killing 10 people.

Twitter

Escape from Boko Haram: 1, 500 Internally Displaced Women Give Birth in Camps

By Jenn Loro - Feb 09, 2016 11:44 AM EST

About 1, 500 women displaced by Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria have reportedly given birth in makeshift camps for internally displaced persons (IDP).

Jalal Baleedi

Senior al Qaeda Commander killed by Drone Strikes in Yemen, Residents Say

By Cheri Cheng - Feb 04, 2016 12:47 PM EST

A top al Qaeda commander was reportedly killed by a U.S. drone.

Twitter

Suicide Bombers Blow Up Outside A Shiite Mosque In Saudi Arabia

By Jenn Loro - Jan 31, 2016 03:09 PM EST

Saudi authorities confirmed four deaths and 18 injured following a suicide bomb attack outside a Shiite mosque in the oil-rich eastern part of the country- an incident that is bound to increase sectarian tensions.

Twitter

ISIS Released Still Video Showing Faces Of Paris Attackers

By Jenn Loro - Jan 26, 2016 10:05 AM EST

ISIS recently released a video of its fighters who plotted and carried out the deadly November Paris attacks that earned worldwide condemnation.

Julio Pino

FBI Investigating Professor at Kent State over Possible Ties to ISIS

By Cheri Cheng - Jan 20, 2016 04:21 PM EST

The FBI has opened an investigation into an associate professor at Kent State University in Ohio for potential ties to the Islamic State.

St. Elijah's Monastery

ISIS Destroys Iraq’s Oldest Christian Monastery

By Cheri Cheng - Jan 20, 2016 02:06 PM EST

ISIS has completely destroyed St. Elijah's Monastery, Iraq's oldest Christian monastery.

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.

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