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ISIS hostages released

ISIS militants in northern Syria released at least 20 Assyrian Christian hostages on Sunday.



'Jihadi John's' e-mails revealed

It's a controversial question that's sparked debate since officials revealed the identity of the masked man known as Jihadi John.

Was Mohammed Emwazi, the man with a British accent who's appeared in numerous ISIS beheading videos, pushed toward…


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Exclusive: King Abdullah calls ISIS 'outlaws'

In his first interview since Islamic State militants burned alive a Jordanian pilot, the King of Jordan spoke to CNN's Fareed Zakaria about why and how the country is going after the terror group.

Last December, ISIS captured Royal Jordanian Air…



Kerry: ISIS is being defeated

Secretary of State John Kerry insisted that the United States' allies in the Middle East remain on course to defeat ISIS -- though he acknowledged the challenge in Syria is a particularly difficult one.

"Each time the Iraqis have now gone forward in…


Missing UK teens seen on video in Turkey

Three teen British girls suspected of traveling to Syria to join ISIS appeared on surveillance video in Turkey before they went to their destination.

Images show the teens boarding a bus in Istanbul, Turkish HBR television reported. It's the first…



ISIS frees Assyrian Christians, group says

ISIS militants in northern Syria released at least 20 Assyrian Christian hostages on Sunday, according to Rami Abdelrahman, the chief of the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

Abdelrahman has a network of activists on the ground in…



Who is part of the coalition to battle ISIS?

It's been more than six months since the United States first sent warplanes to conduct airstrikes against the militant group ISIS, and four months since the formation of an international coalition to help fight the terror group.

Since then, warplanes…


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Egyptian court calls Hamas a terror group

An Egyptian court has ruled that Hamas is a terrorist organization, according to an Egyptian state-run media organization.

Hamas, the Islamist group which dominates the Gaza strip, has been at odds with the Egyptian government since the country's…


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Iraq PM: We'll 'preserve this civilization'

During the reopening of the Baghdad Museum on Saturday, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi made one thing clear: The artwork that epitomizes Iraq's culture and history will not be wiped away by anyone or anything, including ISIS.

"They are trying,…


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U.S.: Suspects sent money to terrorists

Six suspects linked to terrorist activity referred to Syria and Iraq as "the beach," and used other coded language on social media to avoid detection in the United States, authorities say.


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