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A member of the Iraqi forces walks past a mural bearing the logo of the Islamic State (IS) group in a tunnel that was reportedly used as a training centre by the jihadists, on March 1, 2017, in the village of Albu Sayf, on the southern outskirts of Mosul.

Extremist groups could use the coronavirus pandemic to launch more attacks

American and British military forces could be cut in places like Iraq, Syria, and parts of Africa leaving room for extremists to carry out attacks.
A member of the Iraqi forces walks past a mural bearing the logo of the Islamic State (IS) group in a tunnel that was reportedly used as a training centre by the jihadists, on March 1, 2017, in the village of Albu Sayf, on the southern outskirts of Mosul.

ISIS is urging its fighters to avoid Europe because of the coronavirus pandemic

ISIS's newsletter is urging the terror group's fighters to "stay away from the land of the epidemic."
Two boys in front of a destroyed school in Pikha, a village in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province, in January 2020.

This is what happens when ISIS invades your village, destroys the schools, bans music, and then leaves

ISIS fighters invaded multiple villages in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province in 2015 and left in 2019. Here's how residents are rebuilding their lives.
Islamic State fighter (ISIS; ISIL) waving a flag while standing on captured government fighter jet in Raqqa, Syria, 2015.

ISIS is bigger now than when it first formed, and Trump’s conflict with Iran could give it a boost

Trump's conflict with Iran has taken attention away from ISIS while the terror organization shows strong signs of resilience.

Killing ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi hasn’t hurt the terror group’s operations, Pentagon warns

ISIS likely "continued to operate without interruption" after Baghdadi's death, according to a new report.
An Iraqi policeman uses a K-9 sniffer dog to check for explosives in Baghdad's Karrada district on August 24, 2016.

How Iran and Qassem Soleimani shaped the fight against ISIS, according to an aid worker who saw it first-hand

"Though he is now gone, it doesn't mean Iran's agenda or strategy in the region has changed ... If anything, his killing added fuel to the fire."
Former Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher.

‘Cowards’: Eddie Gallagher tears into Navy SEALs who testified against him and discloses information that could endanger those on active d...

The 3-minute diatribe reveals the names, photos and statuses of Navy SEALs. Those details are usually safeguarded for their protection, officials say.
According to images posted on social media, Shifa al-Nima was captured and transported by security forces in the back of a truck.

An ISIS preacher captured in Iraq was apparently so overweight that police had to take him away in the back of a pickup truck

Shifa al-Nima was captured in the Mansour neighborhood of Mosul by the Nineveh police command, according to Iraqi police.

Singaporean on trial for sending ISIS S$450 tells judge he only recognises Syariah law, not Singapore law

"I do admit to making the transfer, and I did it to benefit the Islamic State."
US Marines fire 120 mm mortars at an undisclosed location in Syria in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, September 2018.

Pulling out of Iraq would create a vacuum for ISIS, Iran, and Russia, according to the official who led the anti-ISIS fight

Withdrawing from Iraq would open a vacuum for rivals to fill, Brett McGurk, the former US envoy to the anti-ISIS mission, said this week.