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Jordan Sentences 5 IS Members to Death

Jordan Sentences 5 IS Members to Death

Jordan’s official news agency says the State Security Court has sentenced five alleged members of the Islamic State group to death by hanging.   The Petra news agency said…

Final 3 Minnesotans to Be Sentenced in Islamic State Case

Final 3 Minnesotans to Be Sentenced in Islamic State Case

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. —  Sentencing hearings are wrapping up for nine men convicted of plotting to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group. The final three defendants – Guled Omar…

Iraqi, Kurdish Forces Bracing for More IS Suicide Attacks

Iraqi, Kurdish Forces Bracing for More IS Suicide Attacks

Iraqi and Kurdish forces are bracing for more Islamic State suicide attacks as their offensive gets closer to Mosul, commanders say. “We expect [Islamic State] to send as many suicide…

Fears Mount of IS Resorting to Chemical Warfare

Fears Mount of IS Resorting to Chemical Warfare

IRBIL, IRAQ —  The sulfur dioxide fire Islamic State militants triggered last week is only the first stage in a plan that will see the extremists resort to chemical warfare in…

Yazidi IS Victim Stunned by Award, Hopes Survival Story Inspires Others

Yazidi IS Victim Stunned by Award, Hopes Survival Story Inspires Others

Lamiya Hachi Bashar, whose face was severely disfigured in a land mine explosion while fleeing Islamic State enslavement, never dreamed her story of survival would inspire others. The Yazidi woman…