The Pentagon says Abu Khalil al-Sudani was directly linked to external attack planning against the United States.
FBI Director James Comey said Wednesday that ISIS poses a bigger threat to the US than Al Qaeda, thanks to their strong online presence.
The White House is introducing yet another plan to Congress to close the contentious prison holding terrorism suspects in Cuba.
Such comparisons not only make little historical sense, they also demonstrate how minor the Iranian 'threat' is compared to Nazi Germany.
The leader of the Syrian-based Khorasan group was killed in a drone strike on July 8. American officials have said the group poses a greater imminent threat to US security than ISIS.
The Afghan government held its first-ever talks with the Taliban, and if a second round occurs in coming days, a strong precedent may be set for negotiating peace with violent Islamic groups.
Little is known about the Khorasan group, though it is said to be a small, elite group of Al Qaeda members involved in planning high-level attacks on the US.
One Ann Arbor resident thinks the University of Michigan is violating the second amendment by banning guns on campus and argues concealed carry can help protect potential victims of sexual assault.
For now, the Obama administration is sticking to its guns.
A secure, stable and united Yemen anytime soon looks sadly unlikely.
Whatever the merits of Tehran's case, lifting the 2007 UN embargo on the sale of conventional arms to Iran is just not going to fly in the United States.
Greece has been handed politically difficult, and technically complex, choices on a very short timeline.
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With bankruptcy looming, Greece has issued only vague – and contradictory – proposals. And Europe seems unwilling to budge.
The humanitarian crisis is deepening and the chances of a political solution soon seem very slim.
With about half of the votes counted, a referendum defeat for a European bailout plan for Greece looks certain. While the news touched off partying in Athens, the hangover will prove painful.
The fighting marks the most intense rebel attack in three years in the bitterly contested city.
While the jihadis of the Islamic State hope their reputation for brutality will deter their enemies, another group's snuff video shows that what has happened instead is an expansion of viciousness and cruelty.
Terrorism is nothing new in the Sinai. But it has evolved in a more dangerous direction for Egypt, and President Sisi's tactics don't seem to be working.
The number of Britons killed in a massacre at a resort Friday could climb as high as 30. The gunman, who was killed, posted support for Islamic State on Facebook page.