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Mar 27, 2015 10:37 AM ET
ISIS' destruction of art in Iraq's Mosul Museum generated a lot of outrage. Was there an ideological reason for the raid or was it vandalism?
Mar 16, 2015 10:53 AM ET
On March 7, Boko Haram's leader, through an audio message, announced the group's intention to join with the Islamic State. What do they hope to gain from such an alliance?
Mar 10, 2015 11:05 AM ET
Recent reports have estimated that more than 20,000 foreign fighters have joined ISIS' reign of terror in the Middle East. Who are these people, where do they come from, and why are they joining an evil fighting force?
Mar 6, 2015 10:00 AM ET // AFP
The UN condemned as a war crime the Islamic State group's bulldozing of the ancient city of Nimrud.
Mar 5, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Smaller terrorist groups are tougher to stop, but they also tend to cause less damage.
Feb 23, 2015 08:49 AM ET
With mass executions a routine part of its murderous rampage in the Middle East, is it even possible to overstate the power currently being wielded by the Islamic State?
Feb 13, 2015 10:28 AM ET
Jordan's King Abdullah II has promised a relentless and punishing campaign against ISIS militants attempting to destabilize his country and the Middle East. Can Jordan win the fight against ISIS?
Feb 11, 2015 11:22 AM ET
A strict variant of Islam called Wahhabism is adhered to by terrorist organizations such as Al Qaeda and ISIS. Which other groups practice wahhabism and what are its tenets?
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