Paris Attackers Communicated With ISIS, Officials Say

The attackers in Friday’s terrorist assault in Paris communicated at some point beforehand with known members of the Islamic State in Syria, officials on both sides of the Atlantic say, adding evidence to the assertions that the radical group coordinated or helped carry out the attacks rather than simply inspiring them. President François Hollande of France has characterized the attacks, […]

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The U.S. and Turkey Will Soon Launch ‘Comprehensive’ Operations Against ISIS

The joint operations include providing air cover for moderate Syrian rebels Turkey’s Foreign Minister said Monday that Washington and Ankara have agreed on a plan to flush out ISIS extremists from the Turkey-Syria border. In an interview with Reuters, Mevlut Cavusoglu said the two nations would soon launch “comprehensive” air operations to clear ISIS from a 50-mile long border zone […]

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ISIS Launches Offensive in Northern Syria

After a series of reverses, ISIS has struck back at the cities of Kobani and Hassakeh BEIRUT — Islamic State militants in Syria stormed government-held neighborhoods in the predominantly Kurdish northeastern city of Hassakeh on Thursday morning, capturing several areas of the city, officials and state media said. The attack came after the Islamic State group suffered several setbacks in […]

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