Tag Archives: Islamic State

Mother who wanted her children to live under Sharia law guilty of abduction

A British-born mother-of-two tried to take her children to the capital of Islamic State territory to live under Sharia law, a court heard. The woman, 34, who cannot be named…

European states urge action against IS antiquities dealing

Germany, Italy & France called Tuesday for the European Union to crack down on the illegal trade in antiquities used to bankroll attacks by the Islamic State group. The culture…

U.S. confirms death of top Islamic State leader in Libya

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Monday confirmed the death of the Islamic State's senior leader in Libya, known as Abu Nabil, who was targeted in a Nov. 13…

'You ain’t no Muslim, bruv': Britons defiant over 'terrorist' knife attack

By Guy Faulconbridge LONDON (Reuters) – The stabbing of a man in the London metro in what police described as a terrorist attack provoked a defiant riposte from a bystander…

Obama to urge Americans 'to not give in to fear'

President Barack Obama will make a rare primetime address Sunday laying out plans to keep Americans safe & defeat the Islamic State group, days after 14 people were shot dead…

U.S., allies launch 23 strikes against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria – U.S. military

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States & its allies targeted Islamic State with 12 strikes in Iraq & 11 in Syria on Friday, the U.S. military said. Seven of the…

Islamic State says California killers of 14 were their followers

By Yasmeen Abutaleb & Rory Carroll SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (Reuters) – Islamic State said on Saturday that a married couple who killed 14 people in California in an attack the…

Air strikes alone won't defeat Islamic State, Kerry warns

By Arshad Mohammed BELGRADE (Reuters) – Syrian & other Arab ground forces must be found to take on Islamic State, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday, saying…

Cameron urges parliament to back bombing of Islamic State in Syria

By William James & Kylie MacLellan LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister David Cameron urged MPs on Wednesday to approve bombing raids against Islamic State in Syria, saying Britain should join…

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U.S., allies launch 20 strikes against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria – military

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States & its allies targeted Islamic State with 17 air strikes in Iraq & three in Syria on Friday, the U.S. military said. Seven of…