Tag Archives: Islamic State

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Syrian official: Islamic State militants in Palmyra's museum

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Islamic State fighters broke into the museum of Palmyra, though a Syrian official said its artifacts have been removed & are safe while the U.S.-led coalition…

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Suicide bomber kills 21 at Saudi Shi'ite mosque, Islamic State claims attack

(This May 22 story has been refiled to fix syntax in second paragraph) By Sami Aboudi DUBAI (Reuters) – A suicide bomber killed 21 worshippers on Friday in a packed…

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Islamic State enters ruins of Syria's Palmyra after storming city – monitor

By Sylvia Westall BEIRUT (Reuters) – Islamic State fighters in Syria have entered the ancient ruins of Palmyra after taking complete control of the central city, yet there are no…

The frustrations of allied warfare _ al-Qaida-style

WASHINGTON (AP) — If President Barack Obama or his predecessor thought fighting a war with coalition partners was hard, they might consider Osama bin Laden's frustrations. Among documents gathered from…

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U.S. to question Islamic State leader's wife on hostages, officials say

By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The captured wife of a senior Islamic State leader who was killed in a weekend raid will face questions over what she & her…