The controversial history of the Barzani family has taken a series of major blows lately, and its Kurdish rivals blame the current leader for recent chaos.
The guards are to be trained to spot suspicious behavior by potential attackers.
About 800 U.S. soldiers are operating in Niger, part of an "international effort" led by 4,000 French troops.
The video shows armed militants in the vicinity of the attack on October 4.
The image depicts the world's most celebrated soccer player in a prison outfit behind bars.
ISIS has aspirations for a larger presence in Africa, where it has already established several affiliates.
Russia has long warned of the threat of returning foreign fighters. New figures show why.
ISIS recruits should expect to be assassinated because of the threat they pose, British minister says.
The U.K. is experiencing some of its highest crime rates in decades.
"They want to take down aircraft, the intelligence is clear on that," she said.
Saja Al-Dulaimi says she stopped talking to the world's most-wanted man in 2009.
The woman will be charged over social media posts that sought to recruit militants for the battle in Marawi.
Syria's war is almost over and experts say the U.S. has few options to counter what's been a major victory for Russia, Iran and President Bashar al-Assad.
Tehran has been angered by U.S. plans to designate its elite force as an extremist group.
Trump "has done more to isolate North Korea & defeat ISIS in 8 months than Obama did in 8 years," the president's press secretary tweeted.
The most wanted extremist in the world had not spoken since November 2016.
The Iraqi prime minister rejected the Kurdish vote for independence and parliament has given him military power to oppose it.
Turkey and Iran, traditional foes, have established common ground in Iraq, Syria and Qatar as regional alliances shift.
The British men included Jihadi John, executioner of three Americans, and Junaid Hussain, ISIS's cyber chief.
Why a warrant? Mueller could have obtained information about the Russian accounts using a grand jury subpoena.
Erdogan was speaking near Times Square when pro-Kurdish protesters got into a scuffle with men in suits.