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A U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress takes off from Andersen Air Force Base (AFB), Guam, August 24, 2016.

The B-52 bomber is leaving the Middle East after a record-breaking run against ISIS

The last B-52 bomber left US Central Command's area of responsibility on April 7 after being the go-to bomber for operations against ISIS and the Taliban.
A masked man speaking in what is believed to be a North American accent in a video that Islamic State militants released in September 2014 is pictured in this still frame from video obtained by Reuters October 7, 2014.

A notebook reportedly written by an ISIS fighter appears to detail the group’s innermost workings

The author asks in the notebook: "Who am I?" and "Why am I here?"
Islamic State militants with prisoners in Libya in 2015.

GCHQ has been messing with ISIS communications and making it ‘almost impossible’ for them to operate

The head of GCHQ, Britain's listening agency, made the revelation on Thursday.
El Shafee Elsheikh gives an interview to Akhbar Al Aan from captivity in Syria.

An ISIS jihadist accused of beheading prisoners calmly explained in an interview why he thinks slavery is OK

El Shafee Elsheik is accused of orchestrating gruesome executions alongside Mohammed Emwazi, aka Jihadi John.

ISIS made millions from taxes that it then used to run garbage collections and even a DMV

The group's highly-developed social systems and tax schemes helped expand their power, despite global military intervention.
A US soldier in the Syrian town of Darbasiya

Trump reportedly wants to get out of Syria — here’s how many troops the US has in the country

Although the US never officially had boots on the ground in Syria like it did in Iraq, the American operation in Syria was still stunning large.
Ahmed Hassan carrying his bomb at Wimbledon Station, shortly before he planted it on a London Underground train.

The Parsons Green Tube bomber has been sentenced to 34 years in prison

Ahmed Hassan planted a home-made bomb on a District Line commuter train and it malfunctioned at Parsons Green station, London, last year.
U.S. Marine LCpl. Brian Norcoss (L) and LCpl. Joshua Wall from Golf Company 2nd Battalion 7th Marines set up security during a patrol on August 16, 2005 in Fallujah, Iraq. Golf Company is tasked with providing security in the southwest section of Fallujah including the main business district.

15 years ago, the US invaded Iraq — here’s how it changed the Middle East country

The war killed 4,500 US troops and cost over $2 trillion.
Mohammed Kamal Hussain.

An ISIS recruiter who tried to radicalise strangers over Facebook is in prison after someone sent screenshots to police

Mohammed Kamal Hussain sent a message to someone hoping they would become a jihadist. They told the authorities instead.