President Obama said he may use executive action to close the military prison that violates international law. Many of the 107 remaining prisoners would be transferred to their home countries or to facilities in the US.
Nearly 1.5 million Sunni Muslim followers of the Indian Barelvi movement have formally decried violent extremists. 70,000 clerics at the annual commemoration of the founders' death now condemn terrorist groups, saying they are 'not Islamic organizations.'
Turkey has accused Russia of targeting ethnic Turkmen in Syria under the guise of anti-Islamic State bombings. The attacks, both verbal and violent, highlight ethnic conflicts guiding two countries' policies as they vie for regional control.
Among the president’s anti-Islamic State tactics is an appeal to Muslim leaders to assert an Islam based on universal values such as dignity, respect, and tolerance. Yet the US and Europe also must embrace these values to defeat all types of terrorism.
The narrative of violent jihad and civilizational conflict must be supplanted by one of tolerance and shared humanity.
A state-building manual for Islamic State administrators confirms the complexity and breadth of the group's efforts to create a functioning state, albeit one ruled by terror. In life under Islamic State, however, many civilian services seem to be suffering.
A bystander's shout during Saturday's stabbing attack on the London Tube has gone viral, and is the type of ideological condemnation that Cameron's government has looked for from the UK's Muslim community.
An ultraconservative Muslim order that preaches nonmilitancy is gaining followers across the region. Does Dawah represent an antidote to Islamic State or another threat to the West?
Cameroon has stepped up efforts in its fight against Boko Haram, including Wednesday's raid.
A new report analyzing data on Americans known to be involved with Islamic State offers recommendations. The compilation also identifies what might – and might not – be a danger to the United States.
Citing an increase in terrorist threats, the US State Department has issued a rare worldwide travel alert.
President Obama pleads not to let fear of Islamic State or Syrian refugees play into IS hands. He’s right but must do more in this critical homefront against the purveyors of fear.