The US-led coalition is targeting the Islamic State's oil infrastructure in an effort to cut off its revenue streams. But for the eight million civilians living under IS control, the effort could make for a very cold winter.
The Russian-made messaging app blocked 78 channels used by the Islamic State to spread its word online.
The FBI is being accused of racial profiling and members of Congress are calling for an investigation over bungled espionage investigations involving Asian-American researchers.
The recent use by US officials of the Arabic acronym "Daesh" to refer to the Islamic State terror group prompted speculation that the word was being deployed as a kind of linguistic diss.
The latest Global Terrorism Index released by the Institute for Economics and Peace found that terror-related deaths have increased nearly ninefold since 2000, while the economic costs have jumped tenfold over the past decade.
In Telegram, the Islamic State has found an easy and accessible platform to spread its statements and videos.
Members of the underground activist group Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently confirmed that the attacks so far appear to have hit only non-civilian targets.
With at least seven or eight terrorists involved, the Paris attacks likely took time to plan. That makes it hard to believe that they were a sudden reaction to events in the Middle East.
Two deadly attacks targeted Iraq's ruling Shiite majority, and killed 26 people in two separate explosions in Baghdad.
New details have emerged about the location of US forces ahead of the deadly airstrike that killed 30 people and destroyed a Doctors Without Borders Hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz.
The apparent recapture of airbase besieged for two years by the Islamic State marks the most significant advance for the Syrian regime since Vladimir Putin deployed Russian forces to the country.
In cities across the United States, thousands of fast-food and service industry workers walked off the job on Tuesday to demand that McDonald's and their other employers start paying a living wage of $15 an hour.
It’s the first time President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have met since the resolution of the Iran nuclear deal — which Netanyahu loudly criticized, publicly implying that Obama was naive for championing it.
An expert on Wilayat Sinai, the Islamic State’s affiliate in the Sinai Peninsula, said that infiltrating personnel at the airport of the Egyptian resort area of Sharm el-Sheikh is well within the group's capabilities.
After five journalists were arrested by Iran's Revolutionary Guard, the president is taking his own government to task.
Russia has been building up its forces in Syria over the last month, but taking on the Islamic State is still nowhere near the top of it's 'to-do' list.
Egypt insists the bomb scenario is far-fetched, but the chief of the Sharm-El-Sheikh airport has been removed amid accusations of lax security.
Hours after the Islamic State again claimed responsibility for downing the plane with 224 people aboard, anonymous US officials said evidence suggests it was a bombing.
A project in Afghanistan that became a Department of Defense money pit is drawing the ire of lawmakers on both sides of the aisle in Congress.
Syrian peace talks starting in Vienna today will not include two of the major belligerents: IS and al Qaeda — and have little chance of translating into change on the ground.