ISIS

Trump says Islamic State no longer holds any territory in Syria

PALM SPRINGS, Fla. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that U.S.-backed forces had dislodged the Islamic State militant group from its last holdout in Syria. “Here’s ISIS on Election Day. And here’s ISIS right now,” Trump said, using the acronym for the group, as he displayed a...

Friday, March 22, 2019 - 1:49pm

Graphic video emerges of a 9-year-old child being executed by Shia Iranianmilitia

A terrifying video has emerged online that claims to show a nine-year-old boy being brutally executed by members of a Shia militia. The military force accused the child of being a supporter of the Islamic State terror group, ISIS. According to several reports, the clip was recorded in Tikrit - a...

Monday, January 7, 2019 - 1:41pm

Police: ISIS flag raised at Utah high school, vandal still unknown

Just one day after 17 died at the hands of a horrific high school shooting in Parkland, Florida, police confirmed that an American flag was torn down on Hurricane High School grounds in Washington County, Utah. It was damaged and replaced with an ISIS flag early Thursday morning. "ISIS is...

Friday, February 16, 2018 - 5:17pm

Trump's national-security policy drops climate change, adds jihadist terror

Trump's official national-security strategy, announced Monday afternoon, has dropped climate change from the list of threats to national security while re-adding jihadist terror. Those are two more sharp breaks from Obama-administration policy. The former president emphasized that the planet...

Monday, December 18, 2017 - 4:59pm

Insane Las Vegas conspiracy theory claims Antifa, ISIS and 'deep state' worked together

Perhaps the most implausible conspiracy theory about the Las Vegas shooting, in which Stephen Paddock killed 58 people and wounded hundreds more, claims that Antifa, ISIS and the “deep state” all worked together to bring about the tragic massacre. Conspiracy theories flew thick and...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 2:44pm

22-year-old Queens man arrested for trying to join ISIS: Officials

A 22-year-old Queens man was arrested for attempting to travel to Syria to provide material support to Islamic State militants, authorities announced Tuesday. Parveg Ahmed, a U.S. citizen, allegedly “sought to take up arms with violent terrorists who have killed numerous innocent victims,...

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 5:21pm

Attackers bomb Iran parliament and mausoleum, at least 12 dead: Iranian media

Suicide bombers and gunmen attacked Iran's parliament and the Mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini in Tehran on Wednesday morning, killing at least 12 people in a twin assault at the heart of the Islamic Republic, Iranian officials and media said. Islamic State claimed responsibility and released a...

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 12:05pm

Update: Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi: What we know so far

Police have identified the suicide bomber who murdered 22 people and injured 64 others at an Ariana Grande concert at England’s Manchester Arena on Monday night  as 22-year-old Salman Abedi. Abedi is believed to have used an improvised explosive device to carry out the attack at the...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 1:05pm

Geek Girl in Hollywood: Manchester and not letting the terrorists win

It’s hard to write about the latest movie trailer after something terrible happens in the world. It’s hard to write about anything. Everything seems silly and superfluous in the face of the deaths of children. I’m not even going to try to pretend I’m thinking about anything...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 7:02am

NJ man planned to bomb New York City, become 'martyr' for ISIS: DOJ

A New Jersey man is due in court Friday in connection with a plan to detonate a pressure cooker bomb in New York City in support of ISIS. Gregory Lepsky, 20, of Point Pleasant, is charged with one count of attempting to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization,...

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 3:17pm

Rogue FBI translator married ISIS target she was assigned to investigate: CNN

An FBI translator traveled to Syria in 2014 and married the ISIS operative she was supposed to investigate, according to a new report. Daniela Greene, who had top-secret security clearance, lied to the FBI about her travel plans and warned her husband that he was under FBI investigation, CNN...

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 12:37pm

Amal Clooney urges UN to fight ISIS genocide, but OMG her baby bump!

From red carpets to the United Nations, it’s a women’s struggle as old as time: What she’s wearing is far more important than what she’s saying or doing.And heaven forbid she, at the same time, be carrying the twin offspring of George Clooney, one of the most famous men in the world.Such is the...

Friday, March 10, 2017 - 9:53am

FBI arrests wife of Orlando nightclub gunman

The wife of the gunman who carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history at an Orlando nightclub last summer has been taken into FBI custody.Noor Salman was arrested at her San Francisco home Monday in connection with the shooting that resulted in the deaths of 49 people, The...

Monday, January 16, 2017 - 12:27pm

Delaware man survives in New Year's Eve Istanbul club shooting

An American man shotin the New Year's Eve attack on a nightclub in Istanbul says he survived the early morning ordeal by playing dead as a gunman fired more than 100 rounds into the crowd early Sunday morning."When he shot me I didn't move — I just let him shoot me," Jake Raak, 35, told NBC News. "...

Monday, January 2, 2017 - 10:00am

Brooklyn man charged with supporting ISIS, helping plan aborted Times Square attack: Officials

A Brooklyn man who allegedly supported ISIS and traveled to Yemen to join the militant group was arrested at his home Monday on terrorism charges, officials said.Mohamed Rafik Naji, a permanent U.S. citizen who was born in Yemen, faces charges he gave material support to the Islamic State....

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 9:20pm

Orlando shooter calls Boston bomber 'his homeboy'

Orlando nightclub shooter Omar Mateen called Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev his “homeboy” during a conversation with a 911 dispatcher, recently released audio revealed.Mateen, a U.S.-born Muslim opened fire inside the Pulse nightclub June 12 killing 49 workers and club goers in the nation...

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 9:56pm

Trump reveals his secret weapon for final presidential debate

Tonight, the two presidential candidates will square off in their final matchup before Election Day. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump's designated talking points include theSupreme Court, the economy and immigration, but if the last two debates are any indication of what's to come, plenty of...

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 6:29pm

Paris Hilton thinks she could be an ISIS target

Being famous isn't all that it's cracked up to be — according to Paris Hilton, at least.The socialite and hotel heiress, who is currently working as a DJ in Ibiza, recently told a Spanish newspaper that she's afraid her celebrity status might make her a potential ISIS target.RELATED: Conrad Hilton...

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 12:29am

'60 Minutes' segment reveals reveals Trump's awkward relationship with VP pick

In their first interview since announcing their joint presidential campaign, presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump and his running mate Indiana Gov. Mike Pence appeared on CBS' "60 Minutes" Sunday and, well, it was uncomfortable.Sitting with correspondentLeslie Stahl in Trump's penthouse...

Monday, July 18, 2016 - 11:33am

Orlando shooter may have frequented gay clubs

Reports are emerging that the shooter who killed 49 in an Orlando gay nightclub frequented the club and may have used gay dating apps.One man told the Canadian Pressthat Omar Mateenhad been frequenting Pulse, the club where he opened fire early Sunday,for years."It's the same guy," Chris Callen...

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 6:46am