ISIS

Attackers Who Killed Priest at Church in France ‘Claimed Allegiance to ISIS,’ Hollande Says

WATCH: One Killed in French Hostage Attack

The attackers who killed a priest at a church in France this morning were “terrorists who claimed allegiance to ISIS,” French President Francois Hollande said. ISIS’s “news agency” Amaq said the attack was carried about by “soldiers of the Islamic State” and that the attack was “in response to calls for attacks on the Crusader alliance.” Hollande said the terrorists…

Heartbreaking Image of Burned Girl Captures Agony of Iraq

Asal Ahmed, 4, is carried by her father at the scene of a massive suicide truck bomb attack in Karada, Iraq, July 9, 2016. Hadi Mizban/AP Photo The image of a 4-year-old girl staring into the camera with a penetrating glare, her face wrapped entirely in white bandages, captures the agony of Iraqis after the country struggles to recover from…

President Obama Reaffirms Goal to Defeat ISIS in Wake of Istanbul Attack

Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Photo President Obama indirectly blamed ISIS for Tuesday’s terrorist attack in Istanbul, calling the carnage “an indication of how little these vicious organizations have to offer” to society. “We stand with the people of Turkey and we intend to do what’s necessary to make sure that these kinds of terrible events are not happening,” Obama told reporters…

‘Orlando Will Be Repeated,’ Former ISIS Captive Warns Congress

Nadia Murad, center, human rights activist, testifies during Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, June 21, 2016, in Washington. Mark Wilson/Getty Images “No place is safe for anyone.” That’s the chilling assessment a former ISIS captive has given U.S. lawmakers, recounting her harrowing tale under the grips of an international terrorist organization. “Orlando will be…

Virginia Man Who Allegedly Joined ISIS to Appear in US Court

Mohamad Jamal Khweis smiles in a mugshot taken in 2009 in Fairfax County, Virginia. Fairfax County Police Department The Virginia man who allegedly fought for ISIS before being captured by Kurdish forces is now back on U.S. soil to face federal terrorism-related charges, the Justice Department announced today. He is expected to appear in U.S. District Court in Alexandria, Virginia….

US Navy SEAL Killed in Combat by ISIS Forces in Northern Iraq

A U.S. serviceman was killed in Northern Iraq Tuesday by direct fire from ISIS forces that penetrated several miles across Kurdish lines. He was a Navy SEAL, two U.S. officials told ABC News. The announcement of the third U.S. death in combat against ISIS was made by Defense Secretary Ash Carter, who was in Stuttgart, Germany, to attend the change-of-command…