ISIS Blows Up The Mosque Where It Declared Its Caliphate

National Security | Russ Read
A fighter of the ISIL waves a flag as they celebrate in Mosul

The mosque was a famous landmark in Iraq

Duterte: You Don't Battle ISIS With Men, You Crush Them With Bombs

World | Ryan Pickrell
A joint group of police and military forces guard while conducting a house to house search as part of clearing operations in different sections of Marawi city. REUTERS/Stringer

‘Destroy everything’

These Moms Are Taking Up Guns To Fight The Taliban And ISIS

World | Russ Read
Sabera, 23, a soldier from the Afghan National Army (ANA) gestures during a shooting exercise at the Kabul Military Training Centre (KMTC) in Kabul, Afghanistan October 26, 2016. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail SEARCH

‘I’ll go wherever the Taliban and Daesh are. I’ll take my gun and fight them’

ISIS Loses Chief Cleric In Devastating US-Led Airstrike

World | Jonah Bennett
A man walks at a site hit by airstrikes in the rebel-controlled town of Ariha in Idlib province, Syria February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah

He was a close associate of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

Iran's Missile Strike On ISIS Was A Massive Failure

National Security | Russ Read
Missiles are displayed during 'Sacred Defense Week,' to commemorate the 1980-88 Iran-Iraq war. Photo taken on Sept. 28, 2014 at a park in northern Tehran.Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images

‘A great deal less impressive than the media noise being made in Iran around the launch’

US Shoots Down Another One Of Assad's Drones Over Syria

National Security | Russ Read

Things are heating up in Syria

Iranian Lawmakers: Missile Strike On ISIS Was Also A Symbol Of Defiance To US

National Security | Russ Read
A ballistic missile is launched and tested in an undisclosed location, Iran, March 9, 2016. Picture's authenticity could not be verified and may have been doctored by original source. REUTERS/Mahmood Hosseini/TIMA

They say sanctions will not stop their missile program

Military Demands Tougher Immigration Controls As Terrorists Ravage Filipino City

World | Ryan Pickrell
A joint group of police and military forces guard while conducting a house to house search as part of clearing operations in different sections of Marawi city. REUTERS/Stringer

‘This is the first line of defense’

Iran's Missile Strike On ISIS Was Coordinated With Assad, Went Through Iraqi Airspace

National Security | Russ Read
A Noor missile is fired from its launch vehicle during a war game by the Iranian army near Jask port in southern Iran May 11, 2010. Picture taken on May 11, 2010. REUTERS/IIPA/Abolfazl Nesaie

The attack was the first missile strike Iran has conducted against ISIS

Downed Syrian Fighter Was Pentagon's First Air-To-Air Kill In 18 Years

World | Saagar Enjeti
PACIFIC OCEAN (April 24, 2013) An F/A-18E Super Hornet from the Tophatters of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 14 participates in an air power demonstration over the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). TThe John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group is returning from an eight-month deployment to the U.S. 5th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Ignacio D. Perez/Released) 130424-N-TC437-310

Lt. Col. Michael Geczy downed a Soviet-era MIG-29

Russia Threatens Anti-ISIS Aircraft After US Obliterates Syrian Bomber

World | Saagar Enjeti
PACIFIC OCEAN (June 6, 2011) An F/A-18C Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 113 breaks the sound barrier during an air power demonstration over the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are currently underway in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Travis K. Mendoza/Released)

The threat may bear little teeth

Dog Fight: US Shoots Down Syrian Government Fighter Jet In 'Show Of Force'

National Security | Russ Read
Portuguese Air Force fighter F-16 (L) and Canadian Air Force fighter CF-18 Hornet patrol over Baltics air space, from the Zokniai air base near Siauliai November 20, 2014. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

It is the first time a US aircraft has fought with a Syrian jet

Iran Launches Ballistic Missiles At ISIS In Retaliation For Tehran Attack [VIDEO]

World | Russ Read
A Noor missile is fired from its launch vehicle during a war game by the Iranian army near Jask port in southern Iran May 11, 2010. Picture taken on May 11, 2010. REUTERS/IIPA/Abolfazl Nesaie

The strike is a first in Iran’s involvement in the ISIS fight

The Last ISIS Attack Was Unprecedented, But Only Because It Wasn't Really ISIS

National Security | Russ Read
Israeli policemen secure the scene of the shooting and stabbing attack outside Damascus gate in Jerusalem's old city

It would be the first time ISIS has directly stolen credit

Philippines Wants To Make A Deal With Communist Rebels So It Can Destroy ISIS

World | Jonah Bennett
A government soldier looks at a man holding a white flag who fled his home as government troops continue their assault on insurgents from the Maute group, who have taken over large parts of the Marawi City, Philippines June 1, 2017. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

‘Not undertaking offensive operations’

Coalition Forces Make Final Push To Crush ISIS Forces In Mosul

National Security | Russ Read
A member of the Counter Terrorism Service (CTS) carries his weapon during a battle between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants, in the city of Mosul, Iraq March 15, 2017. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

‘The operation now is about street fighting’

Palestinian Terrorists Reject ISIS Claim On Jerusalem Police Attack

National Security | Russ Read
Israeli policemen secure the scene of the shooting and stabbing attack outside Damascus gate in Jerusalem's old city

Hamas says the group is just muddying the waters

ISIS Claims Responsibility For Deadly Attack In Jerusalem By West Bank Palestinians

World | Jonah Bennett
Israeli policemen secure the scene of the shooting and stabbing attack outside Damascus gate in Jerusalem's old city

‘We are in the Ramadan period…we are on one big alert all the time’