Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that the Islamic State has taken 700 people prisoner — including American citizens — from a U.S.-guarded area in Syria, and has already begun executing them.
RAQA (SYRIA) (AFP) - A year after a US-backed alliance of Syrian fighters drove the Islamic State group from the northern city of Raqa, traumatised civilians still live in fear of near-daily bombings.
WASHINGTON (AFP) - Foreign fighters continue to flow into Syria to join the Islamic State group despite its forces being largely decimated, Pentagon Joint Chiefs chairman Joe Dunford said Tuesday. Even
Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says Canadians who travel to war zones to join “vicious” terrorist groups must accept the consequences of their decision and that the lives of Canadian consular officials
RAQA (SYRIA) (AFP) - When the Islamic State group lost its Syrian bastion Raqa last year, Amani hoped to finally uncover what happened to her husband who had vanished in the jihadists' prisons. But with
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria’s foreign minister said on Monday that Syrian forces stand ready to fight jihadists around the northwestern region of Idlib if a Russian-Turkish deal is not implemented there same
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria’s foreign minister said on Monday the government’s next target after recovering Syria’s Idlib from rebels was the area east of the Euphrates, indicating territory held by the Syrian
CHILE Pope defrocks two bishops for abuse Pope Francis defrocked two more Chilean bishops accused of sexually abusing minors. In announcing the laicization of retired archbishop Francisco José Cox Huneeus
BEIRUT (AP) — After being nearly defeated on the battlefields of its would-be caliphate, the Islamic State group has reverted to what it was before its spectacular conquests in 2014, analysts say — a insurgent