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  1. In Jordan, Shootout Kills 4 From Security Forces and 3 Militants Foreign, August 12

    In a huge security operation, Jordanian forces laid siege to a building in a residential part of the city of Salt in search of those responsible for an earlier bomb attack on a police van.

  2. In Jordan, Shootout Kills 4 From Security Forces and 3 Militants Foreign, August 12

    In a huge security operation, Jordanian forces laid siege to a building in a residential part of the city of Salt in search of those responsible for an earlier bomb attack on a police van.

  3. The Iraqi Spy Who Infiltrated ISIS Foreign, August 12

    The story of the mole who posed as a jihadist in the Islamic State, and the most important antiterrorism agency that most people have never heard of.

  4. A Dream Ended on a Mountain Road: The Cyclists and the ISIS Militants Foreign, August 7

    Two American cyclists had a vision of the world, or, at least, what it could be. The men who mowed them down in Tajikistan had a starkly different one.

  5. Are ISIS Fighters Prisoners or Honored Guests of the Afghan Government? Foreign, August 4

    Targeted by the Taliban in northern Afghanistan, the Islamic State militants turned themselves into the government, but many civilians are furious at what they see as lenient treatment.

  6. An Ancient River in Syria Sections Off a Modern War Foreign, August 3

    A trip along the Euphrates reveals damaged and depopulated towns, and an uneasy front held by a tenuous American presence.

  7. Attackers in Burqas Kill Dozens at Shiite Mosque in Afghanistan Foreign, August 3

    Two bombers, wearing women’s clothes to hide explosive vests and automatic weapons, killed at least 29 worshipers during Friday Prayer.

  8. Taliban Surge Routs ISIS in Northern Afghanistan Foreign, August 1

    More than 200 Islamic State militants and two top commanders surrendered to the Afghan government, after a decisive loss in a two-day battle with rival insurgents.

  9. Video Purports to Show Tajikistan Attackers Pledging Allegiance to ISIS Foreign, July 31

    The video released by the Islamic State suggests a connection between the group and the men who attacked several cyclists in Tajikistan over the weekend.

  10. Afghan Army Takes Over After ISIS Attacks a Refugee Office Foreign, July 31

    Islamic State extremists have struck civilians in Jalalabad at least 10 times this year, in a series of suicide attacks against lightly defended places.

  11. Philippine Bombing Kills 10, Showing Insurgents Remain a Problem Foreign, July 30

    Officials say the blast was carried out by Abu Sayyaf, a militant group that besieged the southern city of Marawi for five months.

  12. ISIS Says It Killed 4 Cyclists in Tajikistan Foreign, July 30

    Officials initially described a hit-and-run in Tajikistan as an “attack,” and hours later, the Islamic State claimed responsibility, saying the assailants were inspired by the group.

  13. I’ve Been Covering the Detention of Terrorism Suspects for 15 Years. What Have We Learned? Insider, July 26

    Our national security law expert in Washington made his first of many reporting trips to Guantánamo Bay in 2003. Earlier this month, he toured ISIS fighter prisons in Syria.

  14. Toronto Shooting Rekindles Familiar Debate: Terrorist? Mentally Ill? Both? Foreign, July 25

    The family of the gunman who shot 15 people says he had serious psychiatric problems. The Islamic State claimed him as one of its own.

  15. ISIS Bombings Shatter Quiet in Southern Syria, Killing More Than 200 People Foreign, July 25

    In a series of attacks in Sweida Province, jihadists from the Islamic State proved that they could still inflict damage, despite having lost territory.

  16. American Accused of Being ISIS Fighter in Syria Faces Prosecution in U.S. Foreign, July 19

    Ibraheem Musaibli, who is from Michigan, is being held in Syria. So is an Indiana woman whose husband died fighting for ISIS. The U.S. is bringing them home.

  17. In Balochistan, Dying Hopes for Peace Op Ed, July 19

    Increasing attacks by the Islamic State in Balochistan are connected to Pakistan’s failed strategy of encouraging and using Islamist militants to crush Baloch rebels and separatists.

  18. As ISIS Fighters Fill Prisons in Syria, Their Home Nations Look Away Washington, July 18

    On a rare tour of prisons for Islamic State suspects from nearly 50 countries, a Times reporter watched their jailers try to secure them humanely — but for how long?

  19. British Man Convicted of Plotting Attack on Theresa May Foreign, July 18

    Naa’imur Zakariyah Rahman was found guilty of planning to kill the prime minister of Britain at her official residence.

  20. Taliban Leaders Declare a Halt to Bombings in Civilian Areas Foreign, July 18

    The insurgent group said that it would continue fighting but would avoid actions, like suicide attacks, that kill civilians. ISIS made no such offer.