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NATO allies agree to take on ISIS

NEWPORT, Wales (AP) -- The U.S. and nine key allies agreed Friday that the Islamic State group is a significant threat to NATO countries and that they will take on the militants by squeezing their financial resources and going after them with militar ...

Ft. Hood terrorist wants to join ISIS

[caption id="attachment_20985" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]Nidal Hasan, the U.S. Army psychiatrist convicted of killing 13 people at Fort Hood, has written a leader of the Islamic State requesting citizenship, Fox News repor ...

UK raises terror threat to severe level

The terror threat level has been raised from substantial to severe, Home Secretary Theresa May has said. This means an attack is deemed to be "highly likely", but there is no intelligence to suggest one is is imminent. Ms May said: "The increase in t ...

Jihad: America's homegrown terrorists

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Two high school buddies who loved to shoot hoops and crack jokes with their friends both converted to Islam in early adulthood and were somehow recruited by terror groups to leave the United States and die for jihadist causes on se ...

Jihadists kill 150 captured Syrian soldiers

BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group killed more than 160 Syrian government troops seized in recent fighting, posting pictures Thursday of terrified young conscripts stripped down to their underwear before meeting their deaths in the arid Syrian cou ...

American jihadi killed in Syria

A 33-year-old American man named Douglas McCain from California allegedly traveled to Syria to fight as a jihadi, where he was killed last weekend. A relative of Douglas McCain, 33, said his family was "devastated" and "just as surprised as the count ...

Metro Detroit Muslim leaders denounce ISIS as 'crazy criminals'

Muslim leaders gathered Monday on the steps of Dearborn City Hall to strongly condemn ISIS, saying the militant group in Iraq and Syria doesn't represent Islam or Muslims. ISIS members are "crazy criminals who are abusing our religion," said Imam Moh ...

Jimmy Carter to be keynote speaker at Muslim convention

The Islamic Society of North America or ISNA, the nation's largest Muslim group, will hold its 51st annual convention in Detroit's Cobo Center Friday through Sept. 1, and will feature former President Jimmy Carter as the keynote speaker. President Ca ...

Dempsey hits Islamic militant 'end-of-days' vision

WASHINGTON (AP) — America's top-ranked military officer says the surging Islamic State group has an "apocalyptic, end-of-days strategic vision" in the Middle East and cannot be defeated unless the United States and a coalition of partners confront it ...

Foley case revives debate over paying ransom

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The beheading of freelance journalist James Foley has forced a new debate between the longtime U.S. and British refusal to negotiate with terrorists, and Europe and the Persian Gulf's increasing willingness to pay ransoms in a desp ...


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