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, business.mega.mu
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, business.mega.mu
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, business.mega.mu
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, business.mega.mu
Islamic State militants have launched a wave of attacks on the security forces in Egypt's restive Sinai Peninsula.
01 Jul 2015, business.mega.mu
Two Japanese hostages, one demand from ISIS: Hand over $200 million, or else.
20 Jan 2015, business.mega.mu
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, business.mega.mu
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, business.mega.mu
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, business.mega.mu
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, business.mega.mu
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, business.mega.mu
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, business.mega.mu
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, business.mega.mu
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, business.mega.mu
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, business.mega.mu
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, business.mega.mu
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, business.mega.mu
The militants could put a chokehold on millions of Iraqis' water supply — or destroy the dam and cause deadly, widespread flooding
18 Aug 2014, business.mega.mu
Qaraqosh, Tal Kayf, Bartella and Karamlesh emptied of original populations and now under the control of Jihadi militants
07 Aug 2014, business.mega.mu
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, business.mega.mu