Local Islamist extremists still go after Christians and the police. But now women and children are participating in the suicide attacks.
With the last of 1,600 militants departing from the Palestinian camp of Yarmouk, fighting around the capital is over. Peace, though, remains elusive.
Canada is ambivalent about having a British aristocrat as its head of state. But unlike in Australia, a future without the monarchy is not on the horizon.
A political party led by Moktada al-Sadr, whose militia once targeted American troops, will wield considerable power in setting up Iraq’s next government.
One officer was killed and the four attackers were shot dead Wednesday on Sumatra, as a wave of attacks continued. The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for them.
With bombs similar to those used by ISIS in Syria, families attacked churches and a police station. Members of another died in a blast at home as the police approached.
As the parents of the suspect, Khamzat Azimov, 20, were being questioned by the police, opposition politicians called for a crackdown on those on the list, which has 20,000 names.
Officials said a couple in the city of Surabaya led four youths, ages 18 to 9, in setting off explosions that killed at least seven people and were claimed by ISIS.
In an attack claimed by the Islamic State, the assailant set upon five people in central Paris before being killed by the police.
In Iraq, the United States is training and sharing intelligence with former members of Iranian-backed militias that once fought and killed Americans.
Moktada al-Sadr is leading an encouraging transformation, which could jar Iraq’s politicians out of the sectarian rut.
In a pair of letters to four Middle East nations, President Trump repeated his complaints that the United States has borne too much of the burden in the region.
A report and a Pentagon video about the deadly attack show soldiers scrambling to administer aid and find a way to stay alive in a one-sided battle.
An investigation of the Oct. 4 deaths of four American soldiers describes misleading plans and lax oversight for a mission that ended in a firefight with extremists.
A long-simmering conflict escalated dramatically overnight with Israel targeting the military infrastructure Iran has been building up in Syria.
Five guards were killed in a riot at a high-security detention center that highlighted serious flaws in the handling of terrorism detainees.
After an aide to the Islamic State’s leader was captured in Turkey, the C.I.A. and Iraqi intelligence used him to lure other operatives, Iraqi officials say.
In a major war powers decision, an appeals court has blocked the government from forcibly transferring an American detainee to another country.
Counterterrorism officers forced a mass surrender, blowing out a cellblock’s walls in a search for bombs planted in a deadly uprising.
Our journalists and top newsroom lawyer will answer questions about our recent investigation into internal Islamic State files taken from Iraq.
Mosul’s trash collectors have been enlisted to help gather the remains of people killed in wresting the Iraqi city from the Islamic State.
Why would two Norwegian teenagers abandon life at home for ISIS? Asne Seierstad’s absorbing new book, “Two Sisters,” attempts to answer the question.
In her new 10-part podcast, our terrorism correspondent delves into the shrouded world of ISIS through the lens of a former member.
With the transfer of a prisoner to Saudi Arabia, the president has now presided over a decrease in the number of detainees he inherited.
Islamic State militants dressed as Iraqi soldiers killed 21 members of a group that has openly opposed them in a small town outside Baghdad.
The app, which promises that messages will be kept secure from official scrutiny, is facing bans in Russia and Iran. Here are some of the reasons.
It was the second death this year for the U.S. military in Afghanistan’s enduring war. Another American was wounded, and several Afghan troops were killed.
The Toronto van attacker was probably familiar with the Islamic State’s vehicle rampages. But did he know what else he shared with the group?
The Global Justice Center says Iraq’s penal code is “woefully unfit to address ISIS’s most heinous crimes.”
A flurry of motion by Times editors and reporters followed the rampage. Members of the team now take a moment to reflect.
“The Beekeeper,” a harrowing true story by the poet Dunya Mikhail, recounts the dangerous exploits of a Yazidi man and the women he helped.
The American-led air campaign to defeat the remnants of ISIS in eastern Syria lost its main ground force. Now it is shifting its tactics to kill the last remaining fighters.
The United Arab Emirates is donating $50 million to rebuild the Al Nuri Grand Mosque. It will be the largest cultural restoration project in Iraq.