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ISIS Issues Death Threats to Twitter Co-founder Jack Dorsey

ISIS supporters have threatened Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey as well as company employees because the terrorist organization’s accounts are frequently deleted from the social network, reports Buzzfeed.<p>The post was uploaded to JustPaste, a site frequently used to disseminate ISIS propaganda, …

'Jihadi John' killer from Islamic State beheading videos unmasked as Londoner

LONDON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The masked “Jihadi John” killer who fronted Islamic State beheading videos has been identified as Mohammed Emwazi, a British computer programming graduate from a well-to-do London family who was known to the security services.<p>A masked, black-clad militant, who has been …

Video shows ISIS militants destroying antiquities in Iraq

<b>Irbil, Iraq (CNN) —</b> They take sledgehammers to statues with an uncommon gusto -- destroying in seconds what may have survived centuries.<p>New video released by ISIS shows militants smashing what they say are antiquities at a museum in Mosul, Iraq.<p>Men shove statues off pedestals, and use hammers and …

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Minnesota teen pleads guilty to conspiring to support Islamic State

MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - A Somali-American teenager who was stopped at a Minnesota airport as he sought to fly to Turkey last year pleaded guilty in federal court on Thursday to conspiring to support Islamic State militants.<p>Abdullahi Mohamud Yusuf, 18, was stopped by FBI agents at Minneapolis-St. …

Qatar Says U.S. Must Do More in Fight Against ISIS

WASHINGTON — The United States must do more to fight ISIS and to stop Syria’s President Bashar Assad from using barrel bombs against civilians, senior officials from Qatar said Wednesday on a visit to Washington.<p>One official from the key U.S. ally told reporters it had been a mistake for President …

Air strikes target Isis militants who captured Christians

The US-led coalition has launched air strikes against Islamic State (Isis) militants who took 220 Assyrian Christians captive in Syria this week, a monitoring group has said, as leaders of the community demanded military action and new weapons supplies to fight off the latest assault on minorities …

ISIS Kidnaps More Than 100 Christians in Syria: United Nations

ISIS militants kidnapped more than 100 Christians in northeast Syria earlier this week, the United Nations said late Wednesday. The U.S. condemned the abductions, which it said included women, children, priests and the elderly.<p>"Hundreds of other civilians remain trapped in villages surrounded by …

Media outlets identify 'Jihadi John'

A British-accented man who has appeared in beheading videos released by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group in Syria bears "striking similarities" to a man who grew up in London, according to a UK-based nongovernmental organisation.<p>Mohammed Emwazi has been identified by news …