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Claims of victory over Islamic State are premature

In a campaign that spanned five years and two U.S. presidencies, unleashed more than 100,000 bombs and killed untold numbers of civilians, the U.S....

Islam terrorists expand in Afghanistan

Rahman Wali's younger brother was one of 10 Afghan men forced by Islamic State militants to kneel over bombs buried in the soil in...

Obama: “We will defeat ISIS’

In a rare Oval Office address, President Barack Obama vowed Sunday night the U.S. will overcome a new phase of the terror threat that...

Did drone strike kill ‘Jihadi John?’

A U.S. drone strike targeted a vehicle in Syria believed to be transporting the masked Islamic State militant known as "Jihadi John," according to...

Americans unhappy with Islamic State plan

Americans are souring on President Barack Obama's approach to fighting the Islamic State, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll that also found deep pessimism...

Islamic State gets rich off oil earnings

The Islamic State rakes in up to $50 million a month from selling crude from oilfields under its control in Iraq and Syria, part...

Obama shifts strategy to fight ISIL in Syria

The Obama administration is overhauling its approach to fighting the Islamic State in Syria, abandoning a failed Pentagon effort to build a new ground...

Parents say Islamic State ruler raped their daughter

American hostage Kayla Mueller was repeatedly forced to have sex with Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State group, U.S. intelligence officials...

Bush blames Clinton for Islamic terrorism

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush will step up his criticism of Hillary Rodham Clinton and her tenure as secretary of state on Tuesday, arguing...

Army troop cuts threaten war against Islamic State

In the midst of a war against the Islamic State that the Obama administration says will last many years, the Army is moving ahead...