Iraqi commander: Fallujah 'fully liberated' from IS

Jun 26, 2016

Iraqi commander: Fallujah 'fully liberated' from IS

A senior Iraqi commander declared that the city of Fallujah was “fully liberated” from Islamic State group militants on Sunday, after a more than monthlong military operation. Iraqi troops have entered the northwestern al-Julan neighborhood, the last area of Fallujah to remain under IS ...

Jun 26, 2016

At least 14 killed after al-Shabab attacks Somalia hotel attack

Gunmen stormed a hotel in Somalia’s seaside capital Saturday, taking guests hostage and “shooting at everyone they could see,” before security forces pursued the grenade-throwing assailants to the top floor and ended the hours-long assault, police and witnesses said. At least 14 people were ...

Indonesia tries to steer convicted militants to new lives

Jun 24, 2016

Indonesia tries to steer convicted militants to new lives

In the heart of Solo city, not far from the Islamic boarding school founded by the radical cleric who inspired the 2002 Bali bombings, the staff of an unremarkable-looking restaurant prepare for another day serving the humble staples of the Indonesian diet to hungry ...

German police kill masked armed man holding hostages in cinema

Jun 24, 2016

German police kill masked armed man holding hostages in cinema

A masked man was shot dead Thursday after entering a movie theater in southwestern Germany with what appeared to be a rifle and taking several hostages, authorities said. No one else was hurt. The armed man entered the Kinopolis movie theater in the town ...

Jun 22, 2016

U.S. teen held for seeking to join Islamic State

FBI agents arrested an 18-year-old from suburban Indianapolis as he tried to board a bus to New York and join the Islamic State terror group overseas, federal authorities said Tuesday. Akram Musleh of Brownsburg was arrested without incident, an FBI spokeswoman said. Musleh was ...