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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.
A member of Iraqi Special Operations Forces (ISOF) carries a rocket launcher at the University of Mosul during a battle with Islamic State militants, in Mosul, Iraq, January 14, 2017.

Trump’s dangerous stand-off with Iran is allowing ISIS to plan more attacks in the ensuing chaos

Experts have raised concerns that tensions between the US and Iran may actually embolden a common enemy — the Islamic State — in Iraq.

Trump is claiming victory over Iran, but his escalation has alienated allies, hurt US-Iraq relations, provoked Iran to leave the nuclear deal, and jeo...

President Donald Trump claimed victory over Iran after taking the US to the brink of war in a matter of days.

Troops in Iraq have been reassigned from fighting ISIS to protecting US assets amid Iran conflict

A US-led coalition formed to fight the threat of ISIS in Iraq and Syria has been reassigned to protecting personnel and facilities in Iraq.