El Shafee Elsheikh is one of three remaining members of the group that killed U.S. journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff.
Rodrigo Duterte, president of The Philippines, made the comments during a visit to soldiers hurt in a recent firefight with ISIS-linked Abu Sayyaf.
Alexander Bortnikov, head of the Federal Security Service, warned that 5,000 fighters from ISIS had been deployed in northern Afghanistan.
ISIS eventually occupied the site meant to host Syria's nuclear reactor. If Israel hadn't destroyed it seven years earlier, ISIS might have been able to inflict destruction on an almost unimaginable scale.
Robert Francis Pratersch faces 15 years in jail after threatening to kill the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate.
“The battle of Baghouz is finished, but it demonstrated the barbarity and savagery of the crusader community towards the Muslim community,” ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi appeared to say on tape.
“After the war with Islamic State people were looking for the right path, and distancing themselves from Islam,” said Omar Firas, the founder of the church.
“I can tell you that every American Muslim has either been on the list or has known somebody on the list,” Hassan Shibly, a lawyer with the Council on American-Islamic Relations, who is a plaintiff in a case against the U.S. government, said.
Detailed files, obtained from a hard drive recovered following a desert battle, reveal that ISIS is planning to carry out attacks using members already on the Continent.
President Donald Trump has had at least 10 "mission-accomplished" moments in the U.S.-led fight against ISIS—which, though largely destroyed, continues to fight.
After nearly 18 years of continuous war, formal peace is now on the agenda, but so is meltdown.
President Donald Trump said U.S. forces had killed the militants responsible for the January suicide bombing in Syria that claimed the lives of 19 people, among them four Americans, a day after they were reported captured.
"That's as of today, this is ISIS. There’s none, the caliphate is gone as of tonight," the president said.
Trump infamously called “for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States" before taking office.
Syrian troops backed by Russia and Iran have taken swaths of land from ISIS, and the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces have just begun their final fight.
Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesperson said "sometimes we hear different statements from different agencies" in the U.S.
The White House has not clarified what the stay-behind mission will entail, nor how long it will last.
"She does not have any legal basis, no valid U.S. passport, no right to a passport, nor any visa to travel to the United States,” Pompeo said in a statement.
"To those groups who are betting on the Americans, we say the Americans will not protect you,” Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said.
About 300 fighters are believed to remain in the devastated Syrian village of Baghouz.