The patch of land in the heart of Iraq’s capital — home to Saddam Hussein’s palaces, the American occupation and Parliament — had become a symbol of alienation.
At an awards ceremony, Nadia Murad and Dr. Denis Mukwege bluntly condemned global inaction over the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war.
Despite Kurdish, Iraqi and American forces arrayed against it, ISIS has been hanging onto its final patch in Syria — and still exporting trouble.
The captured operative was a midlevel official best known for having paraded captured Kurdish soldiers in cages.
As many as 230,000 Salafi jihadist fighters are operating in nearly 70 countries, a study finds, underscoring terrorist groups’ resilience and American policy failures.
A suicide bomber targeted a ceremony at a wedding hall near Kabul’s international airport, wounding or killing more than 151 people.
A man accused of supporting the Islamic State was convicted in the stabbing death as the militants have targeted Egyptian Christians over their support for President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.
Prosecutors say Edward Gallagher turned bloodthirsty on his eighth deployment, shooting civilians and stabbing a captive. His lawyer called the charges baseless.