Extremist Islamic groups have transformed the spiritual concept of jihad, including turning it into a military instrument for implementing political agendas.
The Islamic State celebrates its first year anniversary amid military and strategic successes, while its...enemies remain ever more confused.
Statement from Abu Mohammed al-Adnani, the spokesman of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), concerning the creation of the Islamic State
One year ago, Islamic State began its triumphal march through Iraq. Birgit Svensson in Baghdad looks back on a year of IS in Iraq
Insiders say group has been drained of Middle East recruits and that US wrongfooted by shift in balance of power between warring jihadi groups
The inside story of the coup that has brought the world’s most feared terrorist network to the brink of collapse
According to witnesses, the Islamic State has been recruiting children in Iraq and Syria and enrolling them in special training camps.
Operation Decisive Storm in Yemen has stirred the Iraqi sectarian divide.
Shiite forces fighting ISIS raises concern over lack of regulation and accountability
Support for the Islamic State stems from its ability to tap into Sunni disenfranchisement.