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October 18, 2017 7:52 PM Inside Islamic State’s Other Grisly War, a World Away From Syria

Islamists in the Philippines pledged allegiance to ISIS, devastated a city and built a model for jihadists after the fall of Raqqa MARAWI, Philippines—On the third day of his captivity, during one of the most violent jihadist rebellions outside the Middle East and Africa, Ronnel Samiahan watched Islamist militants make an example of a fellow hostage 84

October 18, 2017 4:13 PM Heartbreaking moment when fallen soldier's widow weeps over casket

A heartbreaking moment unfolded on the tarmac of a Florida airport Tuesday when the widow of a fallen soldier received her husband's casket. Myeshia Johnson, the widow of Sgt. La David Johnson, who was killed during a mission in Niger, was on hand to receive the remains. Footage of the moment shows a pregnant Myeshia Johnson weeping as she leaned over the flag-covered 63

October 17, 2017 9:56 AM Islamic State cleared from Syria's Raqqa: monitoring group

RAQQA, Syria (Reuters) - U.S.-backed militias have completely taken Syria’s Raqqa from Islamic State, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Tuesday. The fall of Raqqa city, where Islamic State staged euphoric parades after its string of lightning victories in 2014, is a potent symbol of the jihadist movement’s collapsing fortunes. From the city, the group 66

October 17, 2017 2:00 AM Netanyahu, in video, tells Iran foreign minister to delete his Twitter account

In a video message posted online Monday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had some choice words for Iran’s foreign minister: “Delete your account.” (REUTERS/Twitter) In a video message posted to Twitter Monday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had some choice words for Iran’s foreign minister: “Delete your account.” Netanyahu made the order 75

October 16, 2017 10:30 PM US airstrikes killed 'dozens' of ISIS terrorists in Yemen, Pentagon says

The U.S. military said Monday it killed dozens of Islamic State fighters in airstrikes on two training camps in Yemen. In a statement, the Pentagon said the strikes disrupted the Islamic State group's attempts to train new fighters to conduct attacks using AK-47s, machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades. The statement was not specific about how the U.S. attacks 58

October 16, 2017 10:51 AM Iraqis seize military base, oil field from Kurdish forces near contested Kirkuk

BAGHDAD — Iraqi forces said Monday they seized a military base, an oil field and other key infrastructure from Kurdish soldiers near the northern city of Kirkuk, as the two U.S. allies face off over territory and oil in the wake of the Kurdish region’s independence vote last month. Clashes broke out despite an order from Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi 65

October 16, 2017 2:10 AM Isnilon Hapilon, Omar Maute killed – Defense Chief

Marawi City (CNN Philippines, October 16) — Government forces killed two terrorist leaders in Marawi City, Defense Chief Delfin Lorenzana said Monday. He said the military killed Abu Sayyaf leader Isnilon Hapilon and Omar Maute of the Maute group. President Rodrigo Duterte offered a ₱10-million bounty for Hapilon. This is on top of the $5-million reward 62

October 15, 2017 7:15 PM National Guard sergeant pops the question after returning home from Middle East

Virginia Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Jeff Greenquist (left) returned from a six-month deployment to the Middle East and asked girlfriend, Ashley Branham, to marry him. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Carlin Leslie) When Virginia Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Jeff Greenquist returned from a six-month deployment from the Middle East, he wasted no time fulfilling 59

October 13, 2017 5:15 PM Trump To Values Voters: In America 'We Don't Worship Government, We Worship God'

President Trump spoke to one of the most faithful blocs of his base on Friday, telling attendees of this year's Values Voter Summit that in America "we don't worship government, we worship God." Trump was the first sitting president to address the annual gathering of Christian conservatives, and while he has had trouble enacting some of his campaign 62

October 13, 2017 10:44 AM Syrians Caught in Crossfire as Fight Against ISIS Heats Up

Civilian casualties have shot up recently in Deir Ezzour province, where the extremists have a stronghold Civilian casualties have spiked in the frenzied battles to drive Islamic State from its stronghold in the oil-rich Syrian province of Deir Ezzour, where U.S.-led forces and the Russian-backed regime are conducting separate campaigns against the extremists 46