Islamic State

The vote comes two days after a U.S. airstrike killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani inside Iraq, dramatically increasing regional tensions.
The president says he wants to bring home American troops. He keeps resisting diplomacy that could actually secure U.S. interests abroad.
In a 2-1 decision, the court said a U.S. District Judge improperly second-guessed whether the suspect intended to kill FBI Special Agent Kevin Coughlin.
The French president told Trump to "be serious," delivering a real-time fact check of his false claim that most Islamic State fighters are from Europe.
After Trump allowed Turkey to invade Syria, ISIS captives were able to escape from their detention in Kurdish-held areas.
Erdogan warned European leaders they should "revise their stances" toward Turkey, where scores of the militants are imprisoned.
The group identified the new leader as Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi.
Studies of leadership decapitation suggest groups like ISIS often find ways to survive.
The ISIS leader's death is a signature achievement of his presidency, but Trump's official account of the terrorist's downfall has come under scrutiny.
The president praised the canine for aiding in the operation that resulted in the death of the leader of the so-called Islamic State.
One of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's closest confidants gave Iraqi intelligence teams information on how the Islamic State leader evaded capture for so many years.
The daring raid was the culmination of years of steady intelligence-gathering work — and 48 hours of hurry-up planning.
The House speaker demanded that the White House brief lawmakers on the operation, which led to the death of the ISIS leader.
In the graphic account of the so-called Islamic State leader's death, the president described him as having been "whimpering and crying and screaming.”
President Trump said he didn't alert "some" congressional leaders ahead of the U.S. operation that killed ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
The headline on the obituary for the leader of the so-called Islamic State has since been changed, but critics are outraged.
His death is a major blow, but the extremist group has survived the loss of previous leaders and military setbacks.
"He died like a dog," President Trump said during a news conference announcing the extremist leader's death.
Pulling out of Syria is a "grave strategic mistake," the Senate majority leader warned in an op-ed.
President Donald Trump is claiming victory for a “cease-fire,” even though he originally gave Turkey the green light to attack U.S.-allied Kurds.