The group claims the Syrian city's ancient ruins, a UNESCO World Heritage site, are intact. But it might destroy the statues.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden reassured Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi on Monday of the U.S. commitment to Iraq's fight against ISIS.
As security at churches increases following foiled Paris attack, experts say current levels of protection are unsustainable.
No reported casualties in latest of embassy attacks in Libya, following assaults on South Korean and Moroccan embassies.
Waheed Ahmed was detained Turkey before being arrested at Birmingham Airport.
Explosion damages Moroccan embassy in Tripoli the day after gunmen kill two in attack on South Korean mission.
The $1.23 billion in aid will include communication systems, small arms, ammunition for aircraft and more.
Iraqi troops fighting to clear last ISIS stronghold in northern Tikrit as PM reportedly visits city.
Ahead of sanctions review in June, minister says Libya must be considered as equal a threat to Ukraine.
Interior ministry says minors were travelling from near Barcelona with full knowledge of their families.
The UN Human Rights Council launched an inquiry in September after ISIS seized large swathes of northern Iraq.
He plans to plead not guilty in court today.
Fighting between IS and Libya Dawn has forced civilians to flee to Misrata.
The Tikrit campaign has been stalled by bombs and booby traps laid by ISIS.
Jake Bilardi, 18, suspected of suicide attack in Ramadi and may have considered attacks in Australia.
A new video features deaf-mute brothers who claim to be traffic wardens in militant regime
Airlines to refuse passengers suspected of 'terrorism-related activity' after 600 Britons join militants in Iraq and Syria.
Militants pillage 3,000-year-old pre-Islamic site a week after smashing artefacts in Mosul.
As jihadis use cultural vandalism as a weapon of war, fears are increasing for the country's Greco-Roman heritage.
Court papers show Mohammed Emwazi has been known to security services since 2011.
UN say 8,000 civilians killed in second half of 2014 as militants oppress Christians, Yazidis and Turkmen.
The FSB chief has agreed to collaborate with Western services to crack down on jihadis.
"I do not believe the president loves America," Politico quotes Giuliani as saying Wednesday.
Obama administration wants clarification on a judge's ruling on the photos, but the ACLU claims it's a delaying tactic.