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  1. Iraq Says It Arrested a Leading Islamic State Figure World, October 12

    One of the most senior ISIS leaders ever to be taken alive is now reported to be in custody. The U.S. had offered a reward of up to $5 million for his capture.

  2. Canadian Admits Fabricating Terrorism Tale Detailed in New York Times Podcast World, October 9

    In exchange for the admission of the man, Shehroze Chaudhry, Canada dropped criminal charges against him.

  3. ISIS Bomber Kills Dozens at Shiite Mosque in Northern Afghanistan World, October 8

    The Islamic State Khorasan claimed responsibility for the attack in Kunduz, continuing its campaign of predation against the Hazara Shiite minority into a new era of Taliban rule.

  4. Behind the Scenes of the Events of Jan. 6 Opinion, October 7

    John Eastman, a lawyer who advised Donald Trump, and others discuss Jan. 6. Also: A non-coup pledge; missing Yazidis; clerical celibacy; taxing the ultrarich.

  5. 3,000 Yazidis Are Still Missing. Their Families Know Where Some of Them Are. World, October 3

    Seven years after they were captured by the Islamic State, some members of the Iraqi religious minority are still being held captive by fighters in Syria. Others are with families of ISIS militants.

  6. Canadian Man Who Narrated ISIS Videos Flown to U.S. To Face Terrorism Charge U.S., October 2

    The man, Mohammed Khalifa, was captured in Syria in early 2019. He was part of the Islamic State’s Ministry of Media, which was responsible for publicizing the beheading of the American journalist James Foley.

  7. McKenzie suggests the U.S. may not be able to prevent Al Qaeda and ISIS from rebuilding in Afghanistan. U.S., September 28

    Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr., the head of the military’s Central Command, was somewhat more pessimistic than other top Pentagon officials testifying before a Senate panel.

  8. Women Enslaved by ISIS Say They Did Not Consent to a Film About Them World, September 26

    The acclaimed documentary “Sabaya” portrays the rescue of Yazidi women sexually enslaved by the Islamic State terrorist group. But many of the traumatized women said they never agreed to be in the film.

  9. Alexanda Kotey Plea Agreement Interactive, September 2

    Plea agreement for Alexanda Kotey, who was part of an ISIS cell of four Britons called “the Beatles” that kidnapped dozens of hostages, including journalists James Foley and Steven J. Sotloff, both of whom were beheaded in propaganda videos.

  10. Alexanda Kotey Statement of Facts Interactive, September 2

    Statement of Facts for Alexanda Kotey, who was part of an ISIS cell of four Britons called “the Beatles” that kidnapped dozens of hostages, including journalists James Foley and Steven J. Sotloff, both of whom were beheaded in propaganda videos.

  11. A One-Word Accusation Swirls Around Trump’s Deadly Strike: Assassination Foreign, January 7

    Allegations that killing Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani crossed a line draw on two definitions of the term — one legal, one colloquial — whose dissonance reveals how far executive power has expanded.

  12. Turkey Vows to Send ISIS Militants Home Foreign, November 8

    The interior minister declared that Turkey was “not a hotel” for captured Islamic State fighters as it began to pressure reluctant European states to take back their citizens.

  13. Trump’s Syria Troop Withdrawal Complicated Plans for al-Baghdadi Raid Washington, October 27

    President Trump’s abrupt decision to pull forces from northern Syria forced the Pentagon to press ahead with a risky night operation that killed the ISIS leader, military officials said.

  14. Australian Fights to Save Her Grandchildren From Syrian Refugee Camp Foreign, April 20

    Karen Nettleton spent the past five years searching for her grandchildren, whose father was an ISIS fighter. Now their fate has become a political football.

  15. In a Crowded Syria Tent Camp, the Women and Children of ISIS Wait in Limbo Foreign, March 29

    “I just want to go back to a normal life”: The Times visited a camp, swollen to breaking point, where the families of ISIS fighters are stuck.

  16. Life After Terrorism: Offer a Path From ISIS Back Home? Letters, March 10

    Readers disagree as to whether Americans who join ISIS should be permitted to return home for trial and possible rehabilitation.