Islamic State (IS)

Activists say IS prison riots break out again in Syria
Middle East

Activists say IS prison riots break out again in Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — Imprisoned Islamic State militants rioted again on Monday at a jail in northeastern Syria, hours after the…
Kurdish forces end riots by IS prisoners in Syria: Spokesperson
Middle East

Kurdish forces end riots by IS prisoners in Syria: Spokesperson

BEIRUT (AP) — Kurdish-led forces in Syria put down riots by Islamic State militants in a prison in the country’s…
At least 25 dead in attack on Afghan Sikh-Hindu temple
Middle East

At least 25 dead in attack on Afghan Sikh-Hindu temple

At least 25 people were killed Wednesday in an attack on a Sikh-Hindu temple in Afghanistan’s capital where worshippers were…
Gunmen attack Sikh religious gathering in Kabul, killing 4
Middle East

Gunmen attack Sikh religious gathering in Kabul, killing 4

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Gunmen stormed a religious gathering of Afghanistan’s minority Sikhs in their place of worship in the…
US, UK troops among 3 dead in Iraq rocket attack as US-led coalition responds
Middle East

US, UK troops among 3 dead in Iraq rocket attack as US-led coalition responds

Two American soldiers and a British soldier were killed Wednesday, a US official said, in the deadliest rocket attack in…
US starts troop pullout, seeks end to Afghan leaders’ feud
Middle East

US starts troop pullout, seeks end to Afghan leaders’ feud

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United States began withdrawing troops from Afghanistan, the U.S. military said Tuesday, taking a step…
Egypt’s Minya opens museum in remembrance of 21 Christians killed by ISIS in Libya
Egypt

Egypt’s Minya opens museum in remembrance of 21 Christians killed by ISIS in Libya

Bishop Bevnotious of Egypt’s Minya Governorate has established a new museum that commemorates the 21 Egyptian Christians who were taken…
US to seek more help from NATO to counter Islamic State
Middle East

US to seek more help from NATO to counter Islamic State

BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) — US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Tuesday he is looking to NATO allies for more help…
UK woman loses challenge aimed at restoring her citizenship
Middle East

UK woman loses challenge aimed at restoring her citizenship

LONDON (AP) — A U.K. woman who as a teenager ran away to join the Islamic State group lost a…
Not a break, but fissures in US-Iraqi military alliance
Middle East

Not a break, but fissures in US-Iraqi military alliance

BAGHDAD (AP) — A new watchtower rose over an American military base in northern Iraq, and cranes lifted hefty slabs…
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