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The facilities are said to produce $2 million worth of refined oil each day to help fund the extremist organization.
After living through their own nightmares, Ebola survivors are still mourning the loss of their loved ones. But they're giving back by working at the treatment centers and caring for children.
Algerian extremists allied with the Islamic State group have decapitated a French hostage after France carried out airstrikes in Iraq, according to a video that appeared online.
Speaking to the annual gathering of the U.N. General Assembly, Obama said the U.S. would be a "respectful and constructive partner" in confronting the Islamic State militants.
The group, which was targeted by U.S. airstrikes in Syria last night, has been on the U.S. radar for a while. Intelligence officials say they've tracked its members for years.
Acting on recently received information, soldiers from Israel's special forces raided a building in the West Bank where the two men had been hiding early this morning.
The U.S. and five Arab nations joined in airstrikes Monday and early Tuesday against the group calling itself the Islamic State's headquarters in eastern Syria.
The strikes, supported by five Arab nations, are a major escalation in the campaign and hit other extremist groups, including one that the Pentagon says is planning to attack U.S. interests.
The United States and partner nations launched their first airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria.
The Mexican President said the attorney general would investigate the killing that witnesses called a "massacre."
The men are described as senior Afghan army officers who were vetted before being allowed to participate in the exercise. They are not considered a threat, officials say.
Peshmerga forces say they are still engaged in fierce battles with Islamic State militants. The fighting has triggered a mass exodus of Kurdish refugees into Turkey.
While a U.N. agency reported about 70,000 refugees this weekend, a Turkish official says 100,000 Syrians have entered Turkey in the past week. Fighters from ISIS are closing in on the border.
Forty-three veterans of Unit 8200, Israel's secretive surveillance organization, say they were directed to spy indiscriminately on Palestinians. Were they using intelligence gathered by the NSA?
Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai has been named the winner of the presidential election and his one-time rival, Abdullah Abdullah, will fill the newly created position of chief executive.