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Islamic State claims responsibility for attack on Iraqi embassy in Kabul

KABUL Afghanistan - Militant group Islamic State on Monday claimed responsibility for an attack on the Iraqi embassy in Kabul that began with a suicide...

Islamic State cornered in Mosul as Iraq prepares victory celebrations

Islamic State fighters were battling to hold on to the last few streets under their control in the Old City of Mosul on Monday,...

Islamic State leader in Egypt tells Muslims to avoid Christian gatherings

Islamic State's leader in Egypt has warned Muslims to stay away from Christian gatherings as well as government, military and police facilities, suggesting that...

Islamic State arrests shopkeepers for hiking prices in nearly besieged Mosul

Islamic State has arrested dozens of Mosul shop owners accused of raising food prices in the nearly besieged city, to tamp down discontent as...

Iraqi forces yet to seal off Mosul as battle enters second...

The U.S.-backed offensive to crush Islamic State in its last major city stronghold in Iraq entered a second month on Thursday as forces arrayed...

Under siege in Mosul, Islamic State turns to executions and paranoia

A few weeks ago, a person inside Mosul began to send text messages to Iraqi military intelligence in Baghdad. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of...

Islamic State deploys car bombs in new Syria battle

Islamic State militants have set off five car bombs targeting U.S.-backed Syrian armed groups attacking Raqqa, a Kurdish source said on Monday, saying the...

Turkish military says hits 71 Islamic State targets in northern Syria

Turkey's military hit 71 Islamic State targets in Syria over the last 24 hours, the army said on Saturday, intensifying strikes against the militant...

Exclusive: Islamic State crushes rebellion plot in Mosul as army closes...

Islamic State has crushed a rebellion plot in Mosul, led by one of the group's commanders who aimed to switch sides and help deliver...

Bomb kills 25, mostly foreign-backed rebels in north Syria

A bomb claimed by Islamic State at a Syria-Turkey border crossing killed at least 25 people, most of them foreign-backed Syrian rebels, and wounded...
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ISIS Fighter Gets Shot In The Back While Retreating and Being...

Helmet cam footage emerged showing a fleeing ISIS fighter getting fatally shot in the back on a field during a firefight while his last...

Iraq gears up for late-year push to retake Mosul from Islamic...

The U.S.-led war on Islamic State has depleted the group's funds, leadership and foreign fighters, but the biggest battle yet is expected later this...