Thousands of ISIS-affiliated women are surrendering or being detained in Iraq and Syria.
Attacks on Western interests tripled in five years.
The axis of Russia, Iran and Syria faced attacks from Turkey in Afrin and Western pressure to cease bombing rebels in eastern Ghouta.
An ISIS letter claims that Russia has intentionally occupied Muslim-majority areas in an effort to convert Muslims to Christianity or forcibly displace them.
“Holy Defense” lets players fight as Hezbollah while defending towns and Shiite Muslim shrines under attack by ISIS in Syria and Lebanon.
The British Foreign Office warned of an increased risk of attacks by “terrorists” in South Africa.
The 12 women claimed they were duped and forced by their husbands to join them in Iraq.
The police said classes would resume as usual.
The unidentified man says he was kidnapped after working as a freelance reporter in the region.
Information on the whereabouts of the bodies was provided by two high-level ISIS figures captured last month.
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.”
The U.S. embassy issued an alert about a security threat at the famous annual event.
Former Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said the U.S. military “can’t fix the problems in Afghanistan” and Russia “really holds the cards” in Syria.
"Our concerns are different from other girls…Our concern is to raise the flag over the shadow of our swords."
It includes the militants’ elusive leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as well as his second-in-command.
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.
The Pentagon told an independent watchdog not to publish numbers on insurgent control of Afghanistan, despite the fact that the data is unclassified.
At least three people were killed and 20 injured. The fighting is ongoing.