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.
Major General Issam Zahreddine, who led his Syrian Republican Guard brigade for three years against an ISIS siege in Deir Ezzor, was reportedly killed by a landmine.
The head of the Philippine military said only about 30 militants remained in the formerly ISIS-held city and that victory would come "in a matter of days."
Fearless ISIS recruits in Yemen may have completed jihadi training, but not before being subject to an excruciating hazing routine.
The 2,000-year-old Lion of al-Lat statue is a symbol of peace, but its restoration is only a reprieve from the death and destruction Palmyra has witnessed.
Carles Puigdemont's speech was met with cheers from the crowd.
Gov. Jerry Brown, a Democrat, has expressed support for the California Values Act and is expected to sign the restrictions into law.
Tillerson has been contradicting Donald Trump, reportedly much to the frustration of the president.
The Ambassador for War Crimes is among the posts that were due for the axe.
Hezbollah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah declared August 28 to be Lebanon's greatest victory since expelling Israel in 2000, and thanked Syria for its support.
An ISIS militant threatening further violence in Spain has himself been attacked by a flurry of memes mocking the jihadist's apocalyptic message.
The West is increasingly at risk for attacks from ISIS and those inspired by it as countries cope with returning militants and alienated locals.
Russia's latest meeting with Iran and Iraq signals a growing cooperation between the powers, and a decline in U.S. influence in the Middle East.
The pair are to speak after a week of reports suggesting Tillerson is unhappy with the administration.
An Iraqi military commander told local media that his forces killed four ISIS suicide bombers, but a fifth got away and slaughtered a family.
Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari said he doesn't know what happened to 39 Indians kidnapped by ISIS in Iraq, but he'll pay to find out.
The ban came into effect on Sunday.