US warns Turkey against Syria operation targeting Kurds
The Turkish president has announced a fresh offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria is just around the corner. But the US has warned that such action would harm efforts to destroy the "Islamic State" in the region.
'Islamic State' supporter allegedly planned to attack Ohio synagogue
A man "fueled by an ideology of hatred" has been charged with attempting a major attack on a US synagogue. The suspect is said to have been inspired by the Pittsburgh synagogue attack in October in which 11 people died.
Helping the devastated Syrian city of Raqqa recover
US planes and militias on the ground fought for months to drive the self-styled Islamic State out of Raqqa. But the liberated city now lies in ruins. While the US has been providing aid for its stabilization, much more is needed to rebuild the city.
Family devastated by murder of Nigerian aid worker
The family of a healthcare worker murdered by Islamic State in West Africa want her body back to give her a proper burial.
Refugees in Moria camp on Lesbos report IS gang violence
Camp Moria, on the Greek island of Lesbos, was built for 2500 refugees. It now holds 8000, and aid organizations often criticize conditions there. Now refugees there claim that a violent gang affiliated with the so-called Islamic State has taken over.
Still no sign of reconstruction in devastated Sinjar
Nearly three years after the northern Iraqi town of Sinjar, also known as Shingal, was liberated from "Islamic State," few of those who had escaped the atrocities committed by the militants against Yazidis have returned. Those who have, feel abandoned.
Islamic State kills about 100 in southwest Syria
Islamic State militants killed dozens of people in a series of attacks on government-held parts of southwestern Syria on Wednesday (July 25), including multiple suicide blasts in Sweida city, official sources said.
Iraqi voters angry at corruption ahead of polls
Iraqis head to the polls on Saturday for parliamentary elections. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is hoping the recent victory against the Islamic State group will help him win a second term.
‘The ISIS Files' - The use of bureaucracy and brutality by the Islamic State Group
We take a look at a New York Times report – one that explains how the Islamic State Group used bureaucracy and brutality to its advantage.
Video: Inside the Kurdish courts trying IS group militants
The long and gruesome war that the Kurds have waged against the Islamic State (IS) group has not only left thousands dead but also produced many prisoners. For the first time, a TV crew has been allowed inside the Kurdish courts, where judges following Kurdish laws try the jihadists behind some of the atrocities perpetrated against Syrian civilians and the Yazidi community.