Trump Applauds Victory Over ISIS Capital In Syria

Politics | Jonah Bennett
U.S. President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up to supporters at the Phoenix Convention Center during a rally on August 22, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. An earlier statement by the president that he was considering a pardon for Joe Arpaio,, the former sheriff of Maricopa County who was convicted of criminal contempt of court for defying a court order in a case involving racial profiling, has angered Latinos and immigrant rights advocates. Ralph Freso/Getty Images.

‘One of my core campaign promises’

ISIS Propaganda 'Collapses' As US Tightens Noose In Iraq, Syria

World | Saagar Enjeti

Only produced one-third…

ISIS Capital Under 'Full Control' Of US-Backed Forces

Defense | Saagar Enjeti

‘Clearing operations now under way’

US Demands Unconditional Surrender, Won't Allow ISIS Fighters In Raqqa To Just Leave

Defense | Jonah Bennett
Islamic State

So far, 15 fighters have surrendered in the past few weeks.

ISIS Fighters In Soiled Pants Surrendering In The Masses

World | Saagar Enjeti
A fighter of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) holds an ISIL flag and a weapon on a street in the city of Mosul, June 23, 2014. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry held crisis talks with leaders of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region on Tuesday urging them to stand with Baghdad in the face of a Sunni insurgent onslaught that threatens to dismember the country. Picture taken June 23, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

‘Their leaders are abandoning them’

End The UN’s Christian Refugee Double Standard

Opinion | Alex Titus

Camps which are funded by American tax dollars are unsafe for Christian refugees.

BREAKING: US Aircraft Crashes In Syria, Multiple Injuries -- DETAILS...

Defense | Saagar Enjeti
Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), board an MV-22B Osprey during flight operations on the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD-22), Dec. 23. The 11th MEU is deployed with Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group as a theater reserve and crisis response force throughout U.S. Central Command and 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonathan R. Waldman/Released)

‘Quickly transported to a medical treatment facility’

US-Supported Militia In Syria Complains Russia Is Dropping Bombs On Its Fighters

World | Jonah Bennett
A fighter from Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) holds a walkie-talkie in Raqqa

‘The Russian and regime forces have carried out an unfortunate attack on our forces’

US-Backed Syrian Democratic Forces Claims To Have Seized Largest Oil Field From ISIS

Defense | Jonah Bennett
Members of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), made up of an alliance of Kurdish and Arab fighters, rest after seizing an area on the western front of the Islamic State (IS) group's Syrian bastion of Raqa on June 11, 2017. US-backed Syrian fighters seized a second district of Raqa and launched a renewed assault on a base north of the city, as they pursued an offensive against the Islamic State group. Delil Souleiman/AFP/Getty Images.

Syrian government forces and U.S.-backed militia race to seize energy resources.

US Reminds Russia It Will Defend US-Backed Militias In Syria

World | Jonah Bennett
A fighter of Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) is seen in the eastern Deir al Zor

US special operators were just a couple miles away from the strike

ISIS Leader Keeps Evading All US Strikes To Take Him Out

World | Jonah Bennett
This July 5, 2014 photo shows an image grab taken from a propaganda video released by al-Furqan Media allegedly showing the leader of the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, aka Caliph Ibrahim, adressing Muslim worshippers at a mosque in the militant-held northern Iraqi city of Mosul. Baghdadi, who on June 29 proclaimed a "caliphate" straddling Syria and Iraq, purportedly ordered all Muslims to obey him in the video released on social media. In early 2014 the self-styled Islamic State entered the northern Syrian city of Raqqa, declaring it their capital and beginning a reign of terror marked by grisly public executions. Armed sharia police patrolled the streets as "enemies" of the regime were crucified or decapitated, their severed heads impaled on spikes in the city square. Student Abdalaziz Alhamza and his friends decided to form "Raqqa is Being Silently Slaughtered" (RBSS), a band of courageous citizen journalists who risk their lives to document IS atrocities. AFP/Getty Images.

‘I believe he’s alive? Yes.’

North Korean Nuclear Problem Could Still Get A Lot Worse, CIA Director Warns

World | Ryan Pickrell
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un provides guidance on a nuclear weapons program in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang September 3, 2017. KCNA via REUTERS

Proliferation to Iran and other rogue states

ISIS Holds Thousands Of Blank Syrian Passports, Germany Warns

World | Jacob Bojesson
A Syrian refugee woman holds Syrian passports as she queues to apply for immigration outside the German Embassy on the northern outskirts of Beirut, on September 10, 2015. Lebanon, with a population of just four million, is hosting more than 1.1 million Syrian refugees. (Photo JOSEPH EID/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Using the opportunity to infiltrate potential attackers’

How US-ISIS Fight Could Remake Syria's Internal Borders

World | Saagar Enjeti
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad visits a Russian air base at Hmeymim, in western Syria in this handout picture posted on SANA on June 27, 2017, Syria. SANA/Handout via REUTERS

‘They will have to stop’

US-Led Coalition Takes Out ISIS Drone And Weapons Experts

World | Jonah Bennett
A member of Hashed Al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization units) removes a sign on a lamp post bearing the logo of the Islamic State (IS) group as Iraqi forces advance inside the town of Tal Afar, west of Mosul, after the Iraqi government announced the launch of the operation to retake it from IS control, on August 26, 2017. Ahmad al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images.

‘The Coalition will continue to exert pressure’

Philadelphia Mother Sentenced To Eight Years In Prison For Trying To Join ISIS

US | Jonah Bennett
A fighter of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) holds an ISIL flag and a weapon on a street in the city of Mosul, June 23, 2014. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry held crisis talks with leaders of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region on Tuesday urging them to stand with Baghdad in the face of a Sunni insurgent onslaught that threatens to dismember the country. Picture taken June 23, 2014. (REUTERS/Stringer)

‘Ms. Thomas was a lonely, depressed, anxiety-ridden mother’

US Is Obliterating ISIS Fighters Who Sneak Out To Relieve Themselves

World | Jonah Bennett
The ISIS flag is held up by demonstrators. (Getty Images)

‘If they make it far enough out there for us to strike, then we will’

US-Backed Kurdish Forces Take 60 Percent Of ISIS' Capital

World | Jonah Bennett
A member of the Syrian Democratic Forces keeps guard during the fighting with Islamic State's fighters in the old city of Raqqa, Syria, August 19, 2017. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra.

ISIS’ old de facto capital is about to fall