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Louisa Akavi is believed to be have been kidnapped by ISIS in Syria in 2013.

A nurse from New Zealand was kidnapped by ISIS in Syria more than 5 years ago. Her abduction was just made public for the first time.

The Red Cross ended a media blackout on the case. It believes there are new opportunities to find Akavi because ISIS lost its last territory in Syria.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rand Paul, Ilhan Omar, and a bipartisan group of lawmakers sent a letter to Trump urging the president to remove US troops f...

The letter from the bipartisan lawmakers urged Trump to continue with the troop withdrawal and go forward with a similar move in Afghanistan.
Syrian Democratic Forces fighters raise an SDF flag at al-Omar oil field in Deir Al Zor, Syria, March 23, 2019.

ISIS’ ‘caliphate’ is no more — 14 photos of its last days under a US-backed onslaught

Five years after ISIS stormed across Iraq and Syria, the group's final territory has been liberated from militants who dug in with tunnel networks.
President Donald Trump smiles at Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as they deliver statements at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 25, 2019.

Netanyahu joins Trump at the White House as the president officially recognizes the Golan Heights as part of Israel

"Today I am taking historic action to promote Israel's ability to defend itself," Trump said at the joint announcement.
President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hold a bilateral meeting during the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York, September 26, 2018.

Trump says it’s time for the US to recognize Israel’s annexation of Golan Heights, something 9 previous presidents refused to do

The Golan Heights were seized from Syria by Israeli troops in the Six-Day War of 1967, and it annexed the territory in 1981.
Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard continues to face questions over her stance toward and relationship with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Tulsi Gabbard won’t call Syria’s Assad a war criminal as she dances around Stephen Colbert’s tough questioning

"The United States should not be intervening to overthrow these dictators and regimes that we don't like."
An image shared by the UK Ministry of Defence showing an in-progress air strike on Iraq in 2014.

Britain’s RAF claims its kill count from bombing ISIS in Syria and Iraq is 4,012 fighters, and exactly 1 civilian

Conflict experts are skeptical that the Royal Air Force managed to strike only enemy combatants with an accuracy rate of 99.975%.
Shamima Begum at a BBC interview on February 18, 2019.

After facing death threats, ISIS bride Shamima Begum has been moved from a Syrian refugee camp to a site near the Iraqi border

The 19-year-old, who left London to join ISIS in Syria when she was 15, was moved from al-Hawl refugee camp to a Syrian camp near the Iraqi border.
US president Donald Trump greets supporters during a campaign rally at Scheels Arena on June 27, 2018 in Fargo, North Dakota.

Trump declares 100% of the ISIS caliphate has been liberated, but forces on the ground say it’s not over yet

"You kept hearing it was 90%, 92%, the caliphate in Syria. Now's it's 100%," Trump said Thursday at an Air Force base in Alaska.

Alabama Sen. Doug Jones says ISIS bride Hoda Muthana should be allowed back into the US to face the criminal justice system

Hoda Muthana, 24, and her 18-month-old son fled ISIS earlier this year and are living in the al-Hawl refugee camp in northeast Syria.