Islamic State


Iranian President Declares End of Islamic State

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani declared the end of Islamic State on Tuesday in an address broadcast live on state media. A senior commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, Major General Qassem…

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Syria: IS Terrorists Defeated in Final Stronghold

Syrian state media said that pro-government forces have defeated the Islamic State terrorist group in its last stronghold in the country, at a town on the border with Iraq called…

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IS Terrorists Evacuate Last Stronghold in Syria

Islamic State terrorists withdrew Thursday from their last stronghold in Syria, a strategic town near the border with Iraq, following a government offensive, effectively leaving the extremist group’s fighters dispersed…

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Syrian Army Encircles Last IS Stronghold

Syria’s army and its allies began an assault on the largest remaining stronghold of Islamic State in Syria and Iraq on Wednesday, Hezbollah-controlled media said, signalling the imminent fall of…

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School Websites Hacked to Show Pro-IS Message

Hackers temporarily redirected people looking for hundreds of local school webpages across the U.S. to a video in support of the Islamic State group. The FBI is trying to determine…

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Mattis Backs Geneva Process on Syrian Conflict

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Monday he backed diplomatic efforts to bring an end to the Syrian civil war, which has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives over…

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Syria Says It Liberated Deir el-Zour From IS

The Syrian army announced on Friday it liberated the long-contested eastern city of Deir el-Zour from the Islamic State terrorist group — a largely symbolic victory in the military’s bigger…

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