Warning from top military officer Gen. Martin Dempsey comes after he said US troops may be needed in the ground offensive against the extremist group.
American program of airstrikes broadened to hit Islamic State target near Baghdad, after international coalition meets to agree strategy against extremist group.
An international anti-Islamic State coalition has agreed at a Paris meeting to provide Iraqi authorities with a variety of military assistance to help combat the extremist group.
'We Will Kill Them as Soon as the Cameras Aren't Here': Anti-Arab Sentiment On Rise In Iraqi Kurdistan
While Arabs are officially welcome in Kurdish territory attacks by Islamic State militants have led to a rise in sectarian tensions and discrimination.
Graphic video shows the aftermath of the attacks, which took place on Thursday and killed at least seven children, according to activist groups.
Kurdish and Syrian rebel groups announced that they would join forces to take on the Islamic state in northern Syria.
Kerry is making a Middle East tour designed to build regional support to take on IS. Meanwhile, President Obama's will lay out his plan to defeat the militant group in an address to the nation later today.
The prospect of Libyan Islamists routing the country's oil revenues to sympathetic groups across the border is a huge concern for Egyptian security officials.
With help from US airstrikes, government troops and Shiite militia cleared Islamic State militants from the area and retaken a nearby town.
A projectile landed in the Golan Heights today during fighting between Syrian government troops and rebel groups. Israel fired back.
Train passengers were trapped underground and TV stations knocked off air in an incident opponents say demonstrates the government's inability to keep the lights on.
President Obama promised that “justice will be served” after the extremist group murdered American journalist Steven Sotloff.
Despite signing a unity deal in April, there is still a divide between Hamas and Fatah, as shown in a new opinion poll.
The Islamic State Is Targeting Iraq's Minorities in a 'Wave of Ethnic Cleansing,' says Amnesty International
Islamic State militants massacred men and boys as young as 12 and kidnapped hundreds of women and children, Amnesty International said today.
The Sunni extremist group warned Iraqi Kurdish leaders to stop their close military cooperation with the US or others would be murdered too.
After leading the government for 11 years as prime minister, Erdogan has signaled that his presidency will mark the next stage of his plans for the country.
The group is holding a 26-year-old American aid worker hostage and demanding $6.6 million for her life.
Massoud Barzani, the president of Iraqi Kurdistan, told reporters that Iran had been the first country to come to their aid.
Kurdish and Iraqi troops continued the fightback against the Islamic State, and a series of bombings hit Baghdad.
VICE News speaks to fighters from the PKK — a group the US designates a terrorist organization — that recently arrived in Kirkuk to fight the Islamic State.