TREBES, France (Reuters) – Three people were killed in southwestern France on Friday when a gunman held up a car, opened fire on police, and then took hostages in a supermarket, screaming “Allahu Akbar.”
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump signed an order on Tuesday to keep open the military detention center at Guantanamo Bay after his Democratic predecessor, Barack Obama, tried unsuccessfully to close the prison that has drawn international condemnation.
U.S.-led coalition forces in Syria killed an estimated 145-150 Islamic State terrorists using precision strikes on Saturday.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in a recent interview that Islamic State fighters who return home to Canada can be rehabilitated and serve as “an extraordinarily powerful voice for preventing radicalization in future generations.”
President Trump unveiled his vision for a new world order dominated by American values and economic ideals on Monday by presenting the administration’s “America First” national security strategy.
BAGHDAD (Reuters) — Iraqi forces on Friday captured the border town of Rawa, the last remaining town under Islamic State control, signaling the collapse of the group’s self-proclaimed caliphate.
An Uzbek immigrant accused of killing eight people in New York City by driving a rental truck down a riverfront bike path on Tuesday appeared to have acted alone, but the Halloween Day attack had all the hallmarks of terrorism, authorities said.
An alliance of Syrian Kurdish and Arab fighters, who are backed by the United States, announced they have taken full control of the Islamic State’s so-called “capital” of Raqqa, Syria.