A Mississippi man who once tried to join the Islamic State group credited arresting FBI agents with saving his life as he was sentenced to eight years in prison Wednesday, telling a federal judge he didn’t then understand what the Islamic State represented.
A second suspect charged with supporting a terrorist organization pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday.
A plea hearing for alleged Islamic State sympathizer Jaelyn Young is scheduled today in federal court in Aberdeen.
The Islamic State group’s capture of Ramadi, a key provincial capital in western Iraq, calls into question the Obama administration’s strategy in Iraq.
In Japan, where conformity takes precedence over individuality, one of the most important values is to avoid “meiwaku” — causing trouble for others.
The parents of a 26-year-old American who Islamic State extremists say was killed in an airstrike in Syria said in a statement addressed to group leaders that the claim of their daughter’s death concerned them but they were still hopeful she was alive.
Kenji Goto’s words, now more than four years old, have taken on a new poignancy.
The Japanese, who inhabit one of the safest countries in the world, have been brutally reminded that the world is a dangerous place.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe defended his policy toward terrorism, as the flag at his official residence flew at half-staff Monday in a mark of mourning for two hostages killed by the Islamic State group.
An online video released Saturday night purported to show an Islamic State group militant behead Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, ending days of negotiations by diplomats to save the man.