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ISIS burned up to 40 people alive, official in Iraq says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Reports that ISIS burned alive up to 40 people near the town of al-Baghdadi in Iraq's Anbar province are true, an Iraqi official told CNN on Wednesday.<p>Anbar provincial council chairman Sabah Karkhout said he was advised by his field commanders near the al-Baghdadi front line that ISIS …

Barbara Starr

Kayla Mueller's boyfriend reveals new details of trip that ended in Isis ambush

Omar Alkhani gives fresh details about Mueller’s motivations and the fateful trip to an Aleppo hospital that led to her kidnapping and death<p>Kayla Mueller was kidnapped by Isis militants in Aleppo in August 2013, but it was not the first time she had traveled to the war-ravaged city. Eight months …

Middle East

ISIS seizes U.S.-made weapons

A video recently released by ISIS shows U.S.-made weapons that were seized after ISIS attacked a military post in Iraq's Anbar province.

Turner Broadcasting

Child Soldiers, or 'Cubs,' Shown in Latest ISIS Video

A new video released by ISIS on Sunday purportedly shows the terror group training children, who can be seen standing in formation, chanting, praying and participating in physical exercises.<p>Alex Kassirer, of global security firm and NBC News consultant Flashpoint Intelligence, said the video …

Islamic Law

Authorities scramble to find teen girls before they join ISIS

<b>(CNN) —</b> Amira Abase told her father she was going to a wedding. Instead, the 15-year-old British girl hopped on a plane with two friends to Turkey -- and police fear they are headed to Syria to join ISIS.<p>"What she's doing is completely nonsense," said Amira's father, Abase Hussen.<p>He implored Amira …

Islamic State (ISIS)

French aircraft carrier begins Iraq operations: French sources

PARIS (Reuters) - France’s Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier has started military operations against Islamic State in Iraq, a French army source said on Monday.<p>France's flagship Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier makes it way through the Mediterranean Sea while on mission March 26, 2011. …

North Africa

ISIS capital in Syria is 'like a big prison,' activist says

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's not hard to get into Raqqa. The problem, one prominent activist tells CNN, is getting out.<p>Abu Ibrahim al-Raqqawi's voice is calm and measured as he describes life inside the city ISIS claims as the capital of its so-called caliphate. But the horrors he details are harrowing.<p>Airstrikes. …

Free Syrian Army