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  1. Philippine Forces Struggle to Evacuate City Overrun by Islamic Militants Foreign, Today

    Troops have cleared half of Marawi of militants from ISIS-linked groups, an official said, adding that the government had called on civilians to help in the fighting.

  2. Philippine Military Recovers 16 Bodies in City Besieged by ISIS-Linked Militants Foreign, Yesterday

    The discovery underlined the civilian toll from the fight to retake control of Marawi City from the clutches of militants as fighting continued for the sixth day....

  3. ‘Forgive Me’: Manchester Bomber’s Tangled Path of Conflict and Rebellion Foreign, May 27

    The life of Salman Abedi, the bomber whose attack killed 22 people in Manchester this past week, was interwoven with the tortured recent past of Libya....

  4. Coptic Christians: Islamic State’s ‘Favorite Prey’ Op Ed, May 26

    Only a handful of Jews remain in Egypt. How long until the country is purged of Christians, too?...

  5. Journalist’s Footage Shows Iraqi Forces Torturing Civilians, ABC Report Says Foreign, May 26

    Video taken by Ali Arkady and shared with the news network appears to show uniformed Iraqi soldiers beating Iraqi civilians....

  6. In Indonesia and Philippines, Militants Find a Common Bond: ISIS Foreign, May 26

    There’s no indication that Islamic State leaders in the Mideast directed recent attacks in Southeast Asia, but like-minded extremists are believed to be responsible....

  7. Iraqi Forces in Mosul Plan ISIS Assault, but Fight Could Be Long Foreign, May 26

    “I am confident they will retake Mosul,” a U.S. military official said. “This is inevitable. It will happen.” But he would not predict when....

  8. Philippines Strains to Clear ISIS-Inspired Militants From Southern City Foreign, May 26

    Indonesians, Malaysians and Singaporeans are fighting alongside Abu Sayyaf and Maute group members in Marawi, the Philippine solicitor general said....

  9. Gunmen in Egypt Force Coptic Christian Pilgrims From Buses and Kill 28 Foreign, May 26

    The assault on vehicles carrying Coptic worshipers, including children, was the latest in a wave of violence targeting the Christian minority in the country....

  10. U.K., in Mourning, Asks if Manchester Bomber Could Have Been Stopped Foreign, May 25

    The bomber, Salman Abedi, had raised such serious concerns that acquaintances called an antiterrorism hotline to report that he held extremist views....

  11. U.S. Airstrikes on ISIS Have Killed Hundreds, Maybe Thousands of Civilians Interactive, May 25

    The number of civilians killed in American-led airstrikes in Iraq and Syria spiked this year....

  12. Pentagon Inquiry Blames ISIS for Civilian Deaths in Mosul Strike Foreign, May 25

    An investigation concluded that an American airstrike in March inadvertently set off explosives positioned in a building by the Islamic State, killing 105 people....

  13. U.S. Airstrikes on ISIS Have Killed Hundreds, Maybe Thousands of Civilians Interactive, May 25

    The number of civilians killed in American-led airstrikes in Iraq and Syria spiked this year.

  14. The Latest Unrest in the Southern Philippines, Explained Foreign, May 25

    Philippine troops are fighting militants linked to the Islamic State in the city of Marawi. Here is a look at what is happening and who is involved....

  15. Carnage, Memory and Manchester Op Ed, May 25

    It takes a visceral understanding of terrorism to have an intellectual one....

  16. Duterte Faces Test in Battle With ISIS-Linked Militants in the Philippines Foreign, May 25

    The military fought rebels and deployed tanks in the besieged city of Marawi. The chaos has led President Rodrigo Duterte to impose martial law in the country’s south....

  17. A Terrorist’s Teenage Target Op Ed, May 24

    I was a 17-year-old waiting to get into a disco in Tel Aviv when a suicide bomber approached....

  18. The Jihadi State of Mind Op Ed, May 24

    Without real prospects for social progress, modern nations will only become more vulnerable to random acts of violence by deranged misfits....

  19. The Manchester Attack: Decoding ISIS’s Online Claims Video, May 24

    The Islamic State claimed responsibility on its social media for an attack in Manchester that killed 22 people and wounded dozens more at a pop concert. Rukmini Callimachi, a foreign correspondent for The New York Times covering ISIS and Al Qaeda,...

  20. T.S.A. Tests New Screening Procedures for Larger Electronics National, May 24

    The agency will require passengers at nearly a dozen airports to place electronic items larger than a cellphone in a separate bin for X-ray screening....

  21. Duterte Suggests Martial Law Across Philippines, Citing Islamist Threat Foreign, May 24

    One day after he imposed military rule on a southern island, President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines raised the prospect of ISIS-inspired rebels moving farther north....

  22. How the Manchester Arena Attack Unfolded Interactive, May 23

    A look in and around the scene of the terror attack....

  23. Inside the Air War Over Syria: A High Altitude ‘Poker Game’ Foreign, May 23

    A recent visit to the American-run air command center in Qatar shows the complexities of fighting against the Islamic State in the aftermath of a missile strike against a Syrian airfield....

  24. When Terrorists Target Children Editorial, May 23

    The Manchester attack must be seen as an effort to stir vengeance so intense as to destroy cherished values....

  25. ‘The Daily’: The Terrible Limbo Between Attack and Credit Podcasts, May 24

    Rukmini Callimachi, who covers the Islamic State, explains what happens during the time between an act of terror and the claim of responsibility....

  26. How the Manchester Arena Attack Unfolded Interactive, May 23

    A look in and around the scene of the terror attack.

  27. Mindanao, a Philippines Island, Is Placed Under Martial Law Foreign, May 23

    Militants belonging to Abu Sayyaf and Maute, two terrorist groups affiliated with the Islamic State, were accused of killing a police officer and two soldiers....

  28. Terror Alert in Britain Is Raised to Maximum as ISIS Claims Manchester Attack Foreign, May 23

    Britain’s prime minister put the nation on a “critical” level of alert on Tuesday and deployed the military to work with the police over fears that another terrorist attack was imminent....

  29. Donald Trump Discovers Muslims Op Ed, May 23

    Attacking Iran in Saudi Arabia is a futile and provocative mistake.

  30. President Trump’s Mideast Contradictions Editorial, May 23

    By building a regional strategy around seeing Iran as the enemy, the president may be making conflict more likely....

  31. Manchester Bombing: What We Know and Don’t Know Foreign, May 22

    Twenty-two people were killed and at least 59 people were wounded in an explosion around 10:35 p.m. at a concert in Manchester, England. The Islamic State claimed responsibility.

  32. Trump Softens Tone on Islam but Calls for Purge of ‘Foot Soldiers of Evil’ Foreign, May 21

    In a speech in Saudi Arabia, President Trump spoke in measured tones far from his incendiary language last year and called for a renewed fight against terrorism....

  33. President Trump Tries to Engage the Muslim World Editorial, May 19

    A president who has regularly disparaged Islam now needs help from Muslim countries to fight the Islamic State....

  34. Mattis Says Escalation Against ISIS Doesn’t Imperil More Civilians Foreign, May 19

    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said President Trump’s decision to give the military more latitude had put greater pressure on militants in Syria, Yemen and Somalia....

  35. Russia and Syria Denounce U.S. Airstrike on Pro-Assad Militia Foreign, May 19

    American officials said that the strike was in defense, and that they were working with Russia on ways to head off similar incidents on the ground, as they already do in the air....

  36. The Damage Mike Flynn Has Done to American Foreign Policy Op Ed, May 18

    Don’t believe allegations that he held up the war in Syria. But he has created international headaches....

  37. U.S. Warplanes in Syria Hit Pro-Government Militia Convoy Foreign, May 18

    Pentagon officials said vehicles driving toward a base where American and British forces train Syria militias ignored a warning strike....

  38. In ‘Hell on Earth,’ Horrors From the Syrian War Weekend, May 18

    The journalist Sebastian Junger and the documentarian Nick Quested examine the causes and repercussions of a brutal conflict....

  39. What Israel Makes of Trump’s Intel Gaffe Op Ed, May 17

    Netanyahu may turn concerns over the president’s leak into useful leverage....

  40. U.S. and E.U. Confer on Possible Laptop Ban on Trans-Atlantic Flights Foreign, May 17

    Terrorist groups, a senior Trump administration official said, were pursuing various innovations, including putting explosives in consumer devices....

  41. Suicide Bombers Storm TV Station in Afghanistan Foreign, May 17

    A regional affiliate of the Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack, which left at least six people dead, officials said....

  42. Trump May Have Shifted U.S. Intelligence Policy on Russia. Or Maybe Not. Foreign, May 16

    President Vladimir V. Putin has called repeatedly for unity in fighting terrorism. President Trump seemed to take up that call, at least momentarily, on Tuesday....

  43. Israel Said to Be Source of Secret Intelligence Trump Gave to Russians Foreign, May 16

    The revelation adds a potential diplomatic complication to an episode that has renewed questions about how the White House handles sensitive intelligence....

  44. Did Donald Trump Violate His Oath of Office? Op Ed, May 16

    He may not have broken the law by releasing classified information to Russia, but he isn’t protecting and defending the Constitution, either....

  45. ‘Seriously? This is Not News’: Readers React to Trump’s Disclosure of Classified Intelligence National, May 16

    Times readers shared thousands of comments about President Trump revealing highly classified information to Russia....

  46. Trump Revealed Highly Classified Intelligence to Russia, in Break With Ally, Officials Say Foreign, May 15

    The intelligence disclosed was about an Islamic State plot, according to officials....

  47. Arab TV Series Dramatizes Life Under ISIS Foreign, May 16

    Watch video from the show, “Black Crows,” which will air on the popular satellite channel MBC 1. It aims, in part, to undermine the narrative that the Islamic State uses to entice recruits....

  48. Tourists Return to Tunisia, but Slowly Travel, May 15

    After two massacres in 2015, many travelers avoided a country that once drew crowds to its beaches. Now, bookings are up....

  49. Bomb Attack on Pakistan Lawmaker’s Convoy Kills Dozens Foreign, May 12

    The politician, Abdul Ghafoor Haideri, had minor injuries, but his driver and an aide were among those killed in the attack, in remote Baluchistan....

  50. Once We Beat ISIS, Don’t Abandon Us Op Ed, May 11

    We ask America to be mindful of the enormous sacrifice the Kurdish people have made in this fight.

  51. Trump to Arm Syrian Kurds, Even as Turkey Strongly Objects Foreign, May 9

    American commanders have long argued for arming the Y.P.G., a Kurdish militia with some of the most experienced fighters in the battle against the Islamic State....

  52. A Syrian Plan Worth a Look Editorial, May 9

    Russia’s flawed cease-fire plan is worth considering, but Mr. Trump’s decision to arm Kurdish fighters may complicate matters....

  53. The Wrong Enemy in Afghanistan Op Ed, May 9

    President Trump’s obsession with fighting the Islamic State distracts from the more important task of negotiating with the Taliban....

  54. Leader of Afghanistan Branch of ISIS Killed in Special Forces Raid Foreign, May 7

    The Afghan president’s office and the United States military command said that Abdul Hasib, who recently took over as head of the Islamic State’s affiliate in Afghanistan, died in an April operation....

  55. Iraqi Forces Open a Front in West Mosul, Trying to Squeeze ISIS Foreign, May 4

    The new offensive from the north, adding to a southern push that had slowed to a crawl, aims to force the Islamic State to fight in multiple directions....

  56. To Freeze Syria War, Russia Proposes Setting Up ‘De-escalation Zones’ Foreign, May 3

    The proposal, shared by participants at cease-fire talks in Astana, Kazakhstan, is one of the most detailed suggestions in efforts to halt the war....

  57. Islamic State Attack Kills Dozens Near Syria Refugee Camp World, May 2

    The attack, one of the largest recent ones in northeastern Syria, occurred near a refugee camp that houses nearly 17,000 people.

  58. American Service Member Dies in Explosion Outside Mosul U.S., April 29

    The casualty was the third for the United States this past week in the fight against the Islamic State. Two soldiers were killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday.