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 1 wk | U.S. special forces carry out ground operation in Syria

              U.S. special forces have carried out a ground operation in Syria, targeting vehicles thought to be carrying senior leaders of the Islamic State (ISIS) group. The results of the operation have not yet been made public. (more)   

  Syria        102 UPDATES


 1 mon | ISIS militants linked to Paris attacks killed in airstrike

              Three senior commanders of the Islamic State group, including two who were allegedly involved in facilitating last year's deadly terror attacks in Paris, have been killed in a coalition airstrike in Syria, the U.S. military says. (more)   

  Raqqa, Syria        102 UPDATES


 1 mon | Top ISIS commander killed in clashes in Russia’s Caucasus region

              Rustam Asildarov, the Islamic State's top leader for its branch in southwest Russia, was among five militants who were killed in clashes with security forces, Russian officials say. Weapons and explosives were found at the scene. (more)   

  Makhachkala, Russia        102 UPDATES



 3 months | Iraq launches military offensive to retake Mosul from ISIS

              A military offensive to end the Islamic State's occupation of the Iraqi city of Mosul has begun, Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi announced on early Monday, nearly 2.5 years after militants seized control of the city.   

  Mosul, Iraq        102 UPDATES



 4 months | Suspect in Sydney stabbing was ‘inspired’ by ISIS

              A 22-year-old man accused of stabbing a man in Sydney and attempting to stab a police officer was inspired by the Islamic State group (ISIS), police say. It comes just days after the group called on its supporters in Australia to carry out lone wolf attacks.   

  Sydney, Australia        102 UPDATES


  5 months | U.S.-led airstrike ‘kills civilians’ in Syrian city of Raqqa

              A number of civilians are believed to have been killed after a U.S.-led airstrike in the ISIS-occupied Syrian city of Raqqa, the U.S. military reports. It comes on the heels of other coalition airstrikes in which civilians are believed to have been killed. (more)   

  Raqqa, Syria        102 UPDATES


 5 months | Top ISIS commander killed in U.S. airstrike in Afghanistan

              Hafiz Sayed Khan, the Islamic State's top leader for Afghanistan and Pakistan, was killed in a U.S. airstrike in eastern Afghanistan last month, the United States said on Friday. There was no immediate confirmation from the group itself.   

  Afghanistan        102 UPDATES



 5 months | Canadian authorities foil ISIS suicide bombing, suspect killed

              A 23-year-old man who allegedly plotted to carry out a suicide bombing in Canada on behalf of the Islamic State group (ISIS) has been killed during a police operation in Ontario, officials and local media report. (more)   

  Strathroy, Canada        102 UPDATES


 5 months | D.C. Metro police officer arrested for attempting to support ISIS

              Nicholas Young, a 36-year-old officer with the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, has been arrested after allegedly trying to send $245 to the Islamic State group (ISIS) and giving advice on how to evade law enforcement. (more)   

  Fairfax, VA        102 UPDATES


 5 months | France attack suspects pledge loyalty to ISIS

              An Islamic State group affiliated news agency released a video on Wednesday allegedly showing the two attackers who killed an elderly priest in France on Tuesday. The video released by Aamaq news agency, which AP cannot independently verify, shows two men sitting on a floor, clasping hands, and pledging allegiance to the militant group.   

  France        102 UPDATES




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