ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi once laid claim to half of Iraq and Syria, but now only a small, mostly desert stretch known as Al-Jazeera, or "the Island," remains.
Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said, “The U.S. government is the cruelest and most merciless system in the world.”
For the first time ever, the Pentagon blocked the release of territorial control data in the Afghanistan conflict, but a BBC study painted a grim picture.
Social media is intimate and personal: it seduces and elides, it cajoles and it lies.
Heeding the call from ISIS, David Wright sought to murder the blogger for her controversial views on Islam.
The report spotlighted the "rogue regime" of North Korea and "evil dictatorship" of Iran while criticizing Russian and Chinese initiatives to develop "advanced weapons and capabilities that could threaten our critical infrastructure."
There have been 12 violent ISIS-inspired attacks in the U.S. since 2014.
“It was all theater,” said the U.S.-backed commander who has since switched his allegiance to Turkey.
The Pentagon said it would stay "as long as we need to," defying Syria, Russia and Iran, which see U.S. military presence as illegal.
The French president was previously criticized for suggesting Africa’s problems were “civilizational.”
Trump lamented "the mess" he inherited in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and beyond, but promised "to get it all done."
North Korea called the U.S. "the kingpin of all kinds of terrorism who cannot even prevent terror in its own territory."
As Tu-22M3 supersonic bombers blasted the last of ISIS in Syria, Russia announced the new Tu-22M3M fitted with missiles that can soar 130,000 feet and attack 620 miles away.
Russia's Defense Ministry blamed the embarrassing error on a civil service employee, but provided new images it said were "irrefutable evidence" of U.S.-ISIS ties.
When Tehran was struck by deadly ISIS attacks in June, President Donald Trump took the opportunity to blame Iran's government.