Pro-government forces defeated the militant group in its last major stronghold in Syria, leaving the militants to defend strips of desert territory.
Oil is Islamic State's lifeline -- a business that provides the terrorist group with more revenue than any other source, helping to fund its war in Syria and Iraq, as well as providing electricity to the 10 million people living under the group's control. So who are the individuals and groups involved in refining and selling this oil? And where does it end up?
President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin appear ready to cooperate militarily as the bitter rift over Ukraine gives way to a common interest in combating Islamic State.
Islamic State made a symbolic and destructive statement by blowing up the ancient Temple of Baalshamin, one of the foremost structures among the ruins of Palmyra in Syria, which The New York Times and other outlets reported was destroyed Sunday.
Turkey's air force is attacking Islamic State targets in Syria and Kurdistan Worker’s Party militants in northern Iraq, according to Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu charged last week that Iran was the major sponsor of terrorism in the world and that it wants to take over the whole world. Here are some replies to Netanyahu’s silliness.
With US Middle East strategy in tatters, some experts are advocating that the U ally with al-Qaida against Islamic State Here’s why such a cold-blooded plan is pure folly -- and what we should call for instead.
The massive twin bombings at mosques in the capital that shook Yemen on Friday, killing over 100 and wounding many more, were immediately claimed by Daesh (the Islamic State group).
Documented evidence suggests the United Kingdom's MI5 drove a young Muslim man to the brink of madness.
Al-Nahar reported that dozens of Assyrian Christians have been abducted by the Islamic State group (also known as Daesh) in Hasakah Province, northeast Syria.