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Reuters: A Kuwaiti-born Londoner is ISIS executioner

A man with a British accent seen in ISIS beheading videos is believed to be Mohammed Emwazi, Reuters reports, citing The Washington Post and BBC.

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:37:09 EST
The names: This is who ISIS has recruited from the West

More than 20,000 foreigners have flocked to fight for ISIS, the radical Sunni group that controls portions of Iraq and Syria.

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:19:54 EST
ISIS holds 262 Christians hostages in Syria

ISIS has seized even more Assyrian Christian hostages after taking over nearly a dozen Assyrian villages in northeastern Syria in the past few days, an activist said Thursday.

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:57:33 EST
Militants destroy antiquities with sledgehammer

A video released by ISIS shows militants destroying troves of cultural artifacts at museum in Mosul, Iraq. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:13:14 EST
Boko Haram + ISIS = Terror twins

For sheer cruelty, they are well matched. They also share an apocalyptic "end-of-days" vision. Now there are signs that Boko Haram -- the most feared group in West Africa -- may be edging toward a formal pledge of allegiance to ISIS.

Wed, 25 Feb 2015 07:55:32 EST
What is ISIS' appeal for young people?

The case of three teenage British girls, who are believed to have traveled to Syria to join ISIS, has refocused attention on the Islamic extremist group's appeal to young people.

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:30:16 EST
Turkey blames UK for missing girls

A top Turkish official is blaming British authorities for the disappearance of three teenage British girls suspected of traveling from London to Turkey with the goal of joining ISIS in neighboring Syria.

Tue, 24 Feb 2015 20:30:48 EST
5 terror groups making vicious headlines

The United States has a list of 59 designated terror groups, but here are the five that have been making news this month. FULL STORY

Mon, 23 Feb 2015 06:09:11 EST
ISIS capital in Syria is 'like a big prison'

It's not hard to get into Raqqa. The problem, one prominent activist tells CNN, is getting out.

Tue, 24 Feb 2015 08:27:13 EST
Argentine prosecutor's case against President dismissed

An Argentine judge has dismissed a criminal complaint accusing President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and other top leaders of covering up Iran's involvement in a 1994 terrorist bombing in Buenos Aires.

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:04:03 EST
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