German girl gets six-year term for IS police stabbing

/ Jan 26, 2017

German girl gets six-year term for IS police stabbing

A German court on Thursday sentenced a teenage girl to six years of juvenile detention for stabbing a police officer in an assault "to support the Islamic State group." The defendant, identified as 16-year-old Safia S., was convicted of "attempted murder, grievous bodily harm and ...

The women fighting ISIS

| Jun 15, 2016

The women fighting ISIS

The Islamic State's organized use of social media for global recruitment and propaganda took many by surprise, but their adversaries are now hitting back. Rojava, the Kurdish-led revolutionary zone in northern Syria, has been looking to rally Western support to its cause, and its ...

Mar 24, 2016

Syrian forces poised to retake IS-held Palmyra

Syrian government forces were on the verge Thursday of recapturing Palmyra, an ancient town in central Syria controlled by the Islamic State group, having pushed closer to its outer edges with the support of Russian airstrikes. The government forces were now within 1 kilometer from ...