The latest ISIS attack on Christians pushes Egyptians to confront their religious tensions. Yet the country’s faith leaders are already ahead in grass-roots reconciliation.
As Islamic State loses ground, it seeks a base in Egypt. A branch there has lately killed dozens of Christians in an attempt to rally Muslims to its side. But the tactic has failed. Muslims instead are coming to the aid of Christians.
A Monitor reporter reconnects with a Syrian refugee who is starting a new life in Germany – while trying to save his family back home.
Turkey accuses the cleric of being the author of last summer’s failed coup. Whether or not the Trump administration sides with Turkey or European skeptics could shape the course of the war against ISIS.
Iraqi officers say they're suspending operations against ISIS in Mosul after US-led airstrikes killed as many as 137 civilians this week.
Many of the attacks were prevented using information provided by the public, said Britain's most senior antiterrorism official on Monday.
Homeland Security intelligence suggests that we live in a 'terrorism-inspired' world, rather than a 'terrorism directed' world, and our counterterrorism strategies need to reflect that shift.
Bill Owens, the father of a Navy SEAL killed during an anti-terrorism raid in Yemen, criticized the Trump administration for the raid's timing.
President Trump may soon seek to send foot soldiers to defeat Islamic State quickly in its stronghold. But he first needs buy-in from Congress.
Official propaganda Islamic State outlets have said nothing about Trump's travel ban. But indications are that the rank and file, and online supporters, are celebrating it.
Human rights groups had challenged plans to close the Dadaab camp, which houses refugees from neighboring Somalia.
A recent raid had tragic consequences, but the government's motives for demanding a final say go deeper.
The raid, the first counterterrorism operation under President Trump, resulted in the death of one US commando. Several civilians were also killed, according to local medics.