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ISIS Wants a Truce

In the new edition of its magazine, ISIS floats the idea of a truce. Is the group flagging—or is this just another trick?<p>After months of being …

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

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Israeli security officer arrested in connection with fatal shooting of Palestinian teens

A member of the Israeli security forces has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a Palestinian teenager, police said Wednesday.<p>The development comes as Israeli police are on the defensive over the recent fatal shootings of Palestinians who rammed cars into crowds of tramway …

Iraqi authorities report IS leader wounded in airstrike

Iraqi officials said Sunday that the head of the<p>Islamic Stategroup Abu Bakr Baghdadi was wounded in an airstrike in western Anbar province.Pentagonofficials said they had no immediate information on such an attack or on themilitantleader being injured.<p>Iraq's Defense and Interior ministries both …

Israeli soldier stabbed in suspected Palestinian attack in Tel Aviv

Fears of new intifada grow following latest attack on an Israeli killed by suspected Palestinian assailant<p>Fears that Jerusalem's simmering unrest could spread across Israel were borne out on Monday when an Israeli soldier was killed after being stabbed several times at a Tel Aviv railway …

Report: Airstrikes target another Islamist group in Syria

Airstrikes by the U.S.-led coalition against ISIS targeted the Islamist rebel group Ahrar al Sham for the first time overnight in Syria, a monitoring group said Thursday.<p>One airstrike hit the headquarters for Ahrar al Sham in Babsaqa, Idlib province, near the Bab al-Hawa border crossing with …

FBI Pursuing Number of Strong Leads From ISIS Tip Line, Official Says

A day after a public appeal for help, the FBI agents are aggressively pursuing a number of strong leads in the effort to track Americans who may have …

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US, South Korea suspend joint military exercise<p>Kim Jong Un makes third surprise visit to China in less than 3 months<p>Meghan Markle's father speaks out …

Renewed assault on Kobani; 21 dead in Turkey as Kurds rise

MURSITPINAR Turkey/ANKARA (Reuters) - Islamic State fighters launched a renewed assault on the Syrian city of Kobani on Wednesday night, and at least 21 people were killed in riots in neighboring Turkey where Kurds rose up against the government for doing nothing to protect their kin.<p>Heavily …

Some Yazidi women who have escaped ISIS barbarism aren't hopeful for their futures

In a sleepy suburb of Dohuk in Northern Iraq, a group of young Yazidi women are taking refuge in a half-way house of sorts, set up by a wealthy member of their small, insular community.<p>These 19 and 20-years-olds were kidnapped by ISIS fighters when their village was taken over by the group in …