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U.S. Officials: 5 Pentagon-Trained Fighters Captured in Syria

U.S. officials say five Pentagon-trained fighters have been captured, probably by al-Nusra the al-Qaeda branch in Syria. The Pentagon has lost track of some of the fighters who apparently have scattered, reports CBS News' David Martin.

05 Aug 2015,

Dozens Dead After Terror Attack in Turkish Border City

Turkish police fired tear gas and water cannon to disperse demonstrators gathered in Istanbul late Monday in the wake of one of the deadliest terrorist attacks to rock the country in years.

21 Jul 2015,

Baghdad Car Bombs and Suicide Attacks Kill 35

Car bombs and suicide attacks targeting mainly Shi'ite Muslim districts of Baghdad killed 35 people on Sunday, one of the heaviest recent tolls in the Iraqi capital, which has faced a wave of bombings by Islamic State militants.

13 Jul 2015,

ISIS Video Shows Execution of 25 Men in Ruins of Syria Amphitheater

A just-released video from ISIS shows militants executing 25 captives in the ruins of a Roman amphitheater in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra.

06 Jul 2015,

Egypt's Sinai Rocked by Wave of Deadly Attacks

Islamic State militants have launched a wave of attacks on the security forces in Egypt's restive Sinai Peninsula.

01 Jul 2015,

ISIS Threatens to Kill 2 Japanese Hostages Unless Tokyo Pays $200 Million

Two Japanese hostages, one demand from ISIS: Hand over $200 million, or else.

20 Jan 2015,

Coalition Airstrikes Targeted Islamic State Leaders Near Mosul

The U.S.-led coalition targeted Islamic State leaders near the militant stronghold of Mosul in northern Iraq in one of a series of weekend airstrikes, and Iraqi state television reported the group’s leader was wounded in one of the attacks.

11 Nov 2014,

Turkey Says U.S. Can Use Bases Near Syria to Fight ISIS

Turkey will let U.S. and coalition forces use its bases, including a key installation within 100 miles of the Syrian border, for operations against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq, American defense officials said Sunday.

13 Oct 2014,

Islamic State: British Aid Worker Alan Henning Purportedly Beheaded in Video Released by Militant Group

A video purportedly showing the beheading of British hostage Alan Henning has been released by Islamic State (IS) militants.

04 Oct 2014,

Air War in Syria Could Last Years

The U.S.-led airstrikes mounted early this week in Syria are the opening salvo of what is likely to be a years-long campaign to rout al-Qaeda-linked terrorists and Islamic State fighters from the war-torn country, according to military leaders.

25 Sep 2014,

US Military Launches Air Strikes Against Isil in Syria

The US and its allies launched a fresh offensive against the fighters of the Islamic State (Isil) last night striking targets in Syria for the first time using cruise missiles, drones as well as warplanes.

23 Sep 2014,

US Air Strike Supports Iraqi Troops Under Attack

The US has carried out its first air strike against Islamic State (IS) militants under a new strategy to defeat the group.

16 Sep 2014,

Obama Approves US Airstrikes in Syria, Vows to Target ISIS ‘Wherever They Exist’

President Obama on Wednesday ordered a sharp escalation of the U.S. military campaign against the Islamic State, authorizing U.S. airstrikes in Syria along with expanded airstrikes in Iraq as he vowed to wipe out the group’s terrorists “wherever they exist.”

12 Sep 2014,

Obama Says Beheading Shows Need for International Action

President Barack Obama said a video showing the beheading of a second American journalist by Islamic State underscores the need for a global alliance to confront the extremist group.

04 Sep 2014,

Syrian Rebels Take Control of Crossing in the Golan

Islamist opposition fighters in Syria, including members of an Al Qaeda affiliate, took control of the Quneitra crossing point on the demarcation line with the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, activists said on Wednesday.

28 Aug 2014,

American Who Joined ISIS Killed in Syria Gunfight, Relative Says it Was 'His Destiny'

A close relative told the Daily News that the family of Douglas McAuthur McCain was aware of his trip to the region, but were kept in the dark about his purpose. McCain's sister, Delecia, posted photos of him along with a heartfelt message Tuesday.

28 Aug 2014,

Disclosure of Failed Attempt to Rescue James Foley Is Criticized

The Obama administration's decision to release secret details of an unsuccessful mission in Syria last month to rescue several Americans held captive by extremists is raising concerns that the disclosure could make it harder for the military to carry out similar operations in the future.

22 Aug 2014,

Why Iraq is so Desperate to Retake Mosul Dam From ISIS

The militants could put a chokehold on millions of Iraqis' water supply — or destroy the dam and cause deadly, widespread flooding

18 Aug 2014,

Isis Seizes Iraq's largest Christian Town

Qaraqosh, Tal Kayf, Bartella and Karamlesh emptied of original populations and now under the control of Jihadi militants

07 Aug 2014,

Video Purportedly Shows Islamic State Leader

A man claiming to be the self-appointed caliph of the Islamic State jihadist group made what is thought to be his first taped appearance in a video that circulated on social media.

06 Jul 2014,